Online Class

Pictures to Pixel Quilts

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View a beloved, historic art form through a modern lens. Quilter and photographer Caro Sheridan turns eye-popping digital photos into conceptual works of pieced-together art.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 6 Steaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Q&A in our virtual classroom with fellow crafters and makers
  • 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.

Class Overview

Caro Sheridan combines her love of photography and quilting in creating modern, transcendent quilts using pixelated photos. From choosing the right photo to final construction, Caro guides you step by step through the process. She shows you how to devise a custom template, sharing her formulas and spreadsheet secrets for mapping, color coding and calculating fabric needs and cut sizes. Her innovative color-block construction creates cutting-edge quilts that are sure to turn heads. Open your eyes to this innovative quilting technique; sign up for "Pictures to Pixel Quilts" today.

What you'll learn

* How to select the right photo for use in your quilt

* The art of pixelating a photo to maximum benefit

* To transfer pixelated photos onto spreadsheet or graph paper

* Formulas for calculating yardage and cut-size needs

* Tips for cutting, organizing and sewing blocks

What you'll make

* A quilt made from a custom template based on your own pixelated photo or

* A pixel-style quilt using Caro Sheridan’s template

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome to Your Free Mini-Class!
Learn how to use your free Craftsy mini-class!
2. Introduction
3. Selecting the Photo
4. Building the Chart
5. Calculating the Yardage & Cutting
6. Assembling the Quilt

Taught by

Caro Sheridan
Caro Sheridan
Caro is a freelance photographer, specializing in knitting and crochet, who knows the tricks of the product photography trade. She is also the co-author of Knitting It Old School.

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