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Learn to Quilt: Cozy Throw Quilt

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From first cut to final stitch, learn how to confidently complete a gorgeous quilt! Discover strip-piecing and machine-quilting techniques that you'll use on all your future projects.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, cutting list and instructions for making the cozy throw quilt
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Amy Gibson
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join quilter and designer Amy Gibson and experience the thrill of transforming fabric into a perfectly pieced, beautifully quilted project! Begin with must-have tips for fabric selection and find out Amy's trick for ripping your backing fabric quickly and accurately. Learn how to efficiently strip-piece panels to create dynamic blocks, and assemble your quilt top with strategies for cutting, pressing and squaring up. You'll add sashing and discover foolproof ways to baste a quilt sandwich. Finally, find out how to use your walking foot to add quilting and finish with crisp binding. Before you know it, you'll have completed your cozy throw quilt!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Selecting & Preparing Fabric
Meet expert quilter Amy Gibson and preview the cozy throw quilt you'll make in class. In this first lesson, Amy shows you how to select fabric to maximize contrast and visual interest. Plus, discover a simple trick for ripping your backing fabric quickly and accurately!
2. Strip Piecing
3. Sashing & Borders
4. Creating Sandwiches & Designs
5. Quilting the Throw
6. Adding a Machine Binding

Included Patterns

Cozy Throw Quilt

Cozy Throw Quilt

Cozy Throw Quilt

Cozy Throw Quilt

Taught by

Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson is a passionate designer, writer and instructor who caught the fabric bug as a little girl in 4-H. Her quilts can be found in myriad magazines, at the Denver Art Museum and in her books "The Quilt Block Cookbook" and "For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Everyday Living." As an instructor, her knowledge and enthusiasm earned her a nomination for 2014 Instructor of the Year from the International Association of Creative Arts Professionals. She lives in Denver with her husband, two devious twin boys, two beautiful daughters, a rambunctious husky and her fluffy feline photo assistant, Miss Adelaide. Keep up with her latest adventures at

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