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Online Class

Quick-Strip Paper Piecing

Achieve perfect points every time! Peggy Martin shows you easy and fast techniques to create paper-pieced blocks and then combine them in new ways.

What You Get

  • 12 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Peggy Martin
  • Closed captioning available (web only)


Discover paper piecing techniques to help you conquer tricky blocks with narrow points, such as New York Beauty and Mariner's Compass. Award-winning teacher Peggy Martin walks you step by step through her fun and easy process for making a variety of traditional and original blocks, open weave sashing, string quilts, settings and borders. You will love the versatility of Peggy's approach, whether you are making a baby quilt, wall hanging, table runner or full-sized quilt! Plus, Peggy's e-book "Quick-Strip Paper Piecing" is included for free!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Peggy explains that with basic sewing and piecing skills, even novices can produce stunning quilts.
2. Supplies
3. Pinwheel Polka
4. Zigzag
5. Dreamweaver
6. Open-Weave Sashing
7. Sailor's Delight
8. Sailor's Delight: Blocks on Point
9. New York Beauty Intro
10. New York Beauty: Block Setting
11. New York Beauty: Borders
12. String Quilts

Taught by

Peggy Martin
Peggy Martin
International Association of Professional Quilters named Peggy Martin, author of Quick-Strip Paper Piecing, 2010 Teacher of the Year. Peggy exhibits her quilts in national shows and has traveled widely, teaching at guilds and conferences over the last 25 years.