with Amy Gibson
Online Class

Learn to Quilt: Custom Table Runner

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Overview

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!

Details

  • beginner
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h42m

Included in this Class

1. Preparing the Fabric
31m

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
24m

2. Creating Half-Square Triangles

In this lesson, you will sit down at the sewing machine and discover the magic of creating half-square triangles, the building blocks of so many quilting designs. Amy shares her trick for saving time by chain piecing and shows you how to square up your blocks in preparation for the next step.

3. Designing & Assembling the Quilt Top
29m

3. Designing & Assembling the Quilt Top

Now the real fun begins! You will take your half-square triangles and experiment with the designs you can create for your table runner. From Amy's simple, modern triangle design to chevrons and pinwheels, the possibilities are endless. Then Amy will show you how to easily join your blocks and sew your rows together.

1. Preparing the Fabric

1. Preparing the Fabric

2. Creating Half-Square Triangles

2. Creating Half-Square Triangles

3. Designing & Assembling the Quilt Top

3. Designing & Assembling the Quilt Top

4. Making the Quilt Sandwich

4. Making the Quilt Sandwich

5. Straight-Line Machine Quilting

5. Straight-Line Machine Quilting

6. Simple Binding

6. Simple Binding

7. Taking Your New Skills Further

7. Taking Your New Skills Further