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with Marti Michell
Online Class

Machine Quilting in Sections: Strategies for Any Quilt

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You piece your quilts in sections, so why not quilt them that way too? Join author Marti Michell and discover clever joining techniques to quilt your quilts in smaller, more manageable sections on your own machine.


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h11m

Included in this Class

1. Divide the Batting, Not the Quilt

1. Divide the Batting, Not the Quilt

Meet quilter Marti Michell and get started by learning her genius method for dividing the batting, not the quilt, to help you maneuver large projects with ease. Then find out how to seamlessly re-attach the batting so no one will ever know!

2. Border Techniques

2. Border Techniques

Did you know that 40 percent of a quilt's total area is usually contained within the border? Find out how to add borders after you've quilted your top to save yourself from having to wrangle them while you quilt the center.

3. Single Finishing Strips

3. Single Finishing Strips

Single finishing strips are a quick-and-easy tool to join sections, and they're only visible on the back of the quilt! Follow along as Marti shows you when and why to use them, how to sew them, and consider their placement using a few different examples.

Recommended with this class

  • Quilts of any size that you wish to quilt on your home machine
  • Fusible tape or other very lightweight nonwoven fusible interfacing
  • Paper-backed fusible web