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Simple Fresh Quilts

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Create vintage, traditional quilt blocks using simplified and up-to-date techniques with expert patternmaker Joanna Figueroa.

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What You Get

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

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Creating classic, traditional-style quilts is a fabulous way to pay homage to generations of quilters, but times change, along with the methods of creating these quilts. Joanna Figueroa specializes in reworking vintage patterns using simplified techniques, and teaches you new ways of creating four classic quilts: Spools, Wheels, Life Savers and Lollipops. Repiece the past with her fresh take on quiltmaking! What You'’ll Learn

- Accessible techniques for piecing gorgeous, classic-style quilts

- Play with various fabric and layout options for multiple vintage looks

- Get machine quilting advice and inspiration

What You’'ll Make

- Four traditional blocks: Spools, Wheels, Lifesavers and Lollipops

- Use fun, vintage-style precuts from Moda's new Honeysweet collection

What You'’ll Love

- Downloadable class materials featuring all the patterns and templates

- Anytime access to the class on nearly any Web-enabled device

Lesson Breakdown

1. Starting the Spool Block Quilt
Meet Joanna Figueroa and begin piecing the Spools block.
2. Finishing the Spools Quilt
3. The Wheels Block
4. The Lifesavers Block
5. Small Lollipops
6. Large Lollipops
7. Batting, Quilting & Binding

Taught by

Joanna Figueroa
Joanna Figueroa
Joanna Figueroa has designed more than 20 fabric collections for Moda, and she is the author of several books, including her latest: With Fabric & Thread. Joanna is the creative force behind Fig Tree & Co, where she sells original quilting patterns and fabric.

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