with Latifah Saafir
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Modern Quilts With Bias-Tape Appliqué

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Overview

You may have seen bias tape used as an artistic accent, but in this class it's more than just a focal point; it's the star of the show! Learn all about bias-tape appliqué from Latifah Saafir, one of the modern quilting movement's most innovative designers. Latifah will guide you through two fresh quilt designs. Plus, get tips for perfect topstitching, creative colorways and a chunky binding method.

Details

  • beginner
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h32m

Included in this Class

1. Bias-Tape Appliqué Basics
19m

1. Bias-Tape Appliqué Basics

Latifah begins by showing you how to cut fabric into bias strips, join them together and trim them. You'll use your iron and a bias tape maker to create perfectly folded strips that are ready to appliqué to a background fabric or block.

2. Making a Practice Block
17m

2. Making a Practice Block

Learn how to set up your machine (including presser foot and stitch length) for pro topstitching, then apply bias strips to fabric. Get Latifah's tips for using straight-stitch-only machines. Afterwards, put it all together in a practice block.

3.  The Modern Double Wedding Ring Quilt
18m

3. The Modern Double Wedding Ring Quilt

Latifah puts a fresh spin on traditional double wedding ring quilts with her easy minimalist design. See how to choose colors, transfer the design, stitch the bias-tape curves and add optional fabric inserts to start your quilt.

1. Bias-Tape Appliqué Basics

1. Bias-Tape Appliqué Basics

2. Making a Practice Block

2. Making a Practice Block

3.  The Modern Double Wedding Ring Quilt

3. The Modern Double Wedding Ring Quilt

4. Completing the Modern DWR Quilt

4. Completing the Modern DWR Quilt

5. Beginning the Rainbow Quilt

5. Beginning the Rainbow Quilt

6. Completing the Rainbow Quilt

6. Completing the Rainbow Quilt