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Learn to Quilt: Custom Table Runner

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Sew a gorgeous table runner with essential rotary-cutting, piecing and machine-quilting techniques, and feel the thrill of accomplishment every time you show it off!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, cutting list and table runner instructions
  • 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.


Join celebrated designer Amy Gibson for the second class in her "Learn to Quilt" series! You'll enjoy step-by-step guidance as you master quilting basics, from smart fabric selection to fast, accurate rotary cutting. Create half-square triangles with ease by chain-piecing, and sew along with Amy to join your blocks for a gorgeous table runner. You'll also create a beautiful backing by piecing leftover fabric. See how to use your walking foot to add sophisticated quilting to your runner, then add a crisp binding for a professional-quality finish. Amy also shares easy adjustments that will make this project the perfect fit for any size table!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Preparing the Fabric
Passionate quilt designer and instructor Amy Gibson will guide you through fabric selection for your quilted table runner. You will learn how to balance colors and patterns to achieve your desired effect. Then Amy will show you how to easily and accurately measure and cut your fabric.
2. Creating Half-Square Triangles
3. Designing & Assembling the Quilt Top
4. Making the Quilt Sandwich
5. Straight-Line Machine Quilting
6. Simple Binding
7. Taking Your New Skills Further

Included Patterns

Custom Table Runner

Custom Table Runner

Custom Table Runner

Custom Table Runner

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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