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Taught by Sandi Blackwell
Online Class

Ready to Quilt: Quick Tips to Get You Started

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Get your layers ready for machine quilting with fuss-free tips and techniques. Popular instructor Sandi Blackwell walks you through assembling your top, preparing your machine and quilting with either a walking foot or free-motion foot. Start with these simple steps, end with a quilt you’ll treasure.


  • beginner
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h54m

Included in this Class

1. Preparing All Quilt Layers

1. Preparing All Quilt Layers

Meet Sandi Blackwell and start with steps for preparing your quilt sandwich: squaring, marking to center your quilt top, batting and backing. With each breakdown, you'll enjoy timesaving tips that make for a speedy sandwich.

2. Assembly & Basting

2. Assembly & Basting

Ever wondered how experienced quilters wrangle all of the fabric in a quilt sandwich? For starters, basting helps! Sandi shares how to use pressing and pinning tools, assembling all of your layers to make quilting a snap.

3. Machine & Quilting Foot Basics

3. Machine & Quilting Foot Basics

Before diving into actual quilting, make sure you've got a good handle on your tools. Sandi breaks down machine settings and sewing feet so that you're set for success.