with Cindy Needham
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Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts

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Create your own exquisite, one-of-a-kind wholecloth quilts with award-winning instructor Cindy Needham. From choosing and preparing a decorative vintage linen or conventional cotton, to auditioning threads, basting and beyond, Cindy will be your expert guide. Learn to mark and stitch both striking medallion designs and flowing all-over designs. Find out how prints from your backing fabric can inspire the motifs you quilt on top. Create beautiful wholecloth quilting with fillers like cathedral windows, special feathers and more. Then, learn to lay out borders, block your quilt and square it up. Cindy will also provide tips for using cutwork, bridgework, lace edgings and beading to make your quilt even more elegant.


  • advanced
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h19m

Included in this Class

1. Fabric Selection

1. Fabric Selection

Meet your instructor, Cindy Needham, as she leads discussions on wholecloth quilts, fabric selection and incorporating vintage linens into your work.

2. Preparing Your Wholecloth Quilt

2. Preparing Your Wholecloth Quilt

Learn how to mark motifs on your cloth, whether using a template or a light table, and how to baste the cloth to the batting and backing.

3. Medallion & Border Designs

3. Medallion & Border Designs

Discover techniques for designing and using a medallion template, adding borders and tips for using a heavy thread to add design detail and to cover traveling threads.