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with Amy Gibson
Online Class

Learn to Quilt: Colorful Bed Quilt

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Join Craftsy favorite Amy Gibson and learn how to sew a bed-sized hexagon quilt! Get started with can't-miss fabric selection strategies, and then find out how to use your included templates to quickly and accurately cut triangles and hexagons. Next, discover Amy's tips for neatly piecing irregular units and follow along to sew your rows together and square up your quilt top. You'll make a quilt sandwich, then learn to quilt it with an array of straight and curved lines using a walking foot on your home machine. Finally, add an impressive flange binding to finish a gorgeous quilt that will brighten your home for years to come.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 1h53m

Included in this Class

1. Creating Templates

1. Creating Templates

Want to create a dynamic, colorful hexagon-patterned bed quilt? Instructor Amy Gibson is going to show you how! Get started by selecting your fabric and playing with color combinations. Learn to find inspiration in everyday life, then prepare your templates for the cutting process.

2. Cutting Hexagons & Triangles

2. Cutting Hexagons & Triangles

Learn how to cut your fabric accurately and efficiently with your templates. Amy also shows you how to handle bias edges in your fabric before they become an issue in your quilt -- spray-on starch and a quick press lends support to your material. Now get cutting!

3. Creating the Blocks & Quilt Top

3. Creating the Blocks & Quilt Top

Next, Amy demonstrates how to piece together your hexagons and triangles. Once you've created several units, watch as Amy shows how to arrange them into rows with a perfect seam. Then see your quilt top take shape as you learn to sew your rows together.