with Christa Watson
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Startup Library: Quilting

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Overview

Interested in quilting but not sure where to start? This is the class for you! Join expert Christa Watson as she teaches you how to make your first quilt. Discover a range key tools and techniques as Christa guides you step by step through preparing your fabric, cutting out the pieces and sewing them into blocks, as well as basting, machine quilting and binding to help you finish your quilt with ease. By the end of class, you’ll be able to tackle your next quilt project with confidence!

Details

  • beginner
  • 14 episodes
  • 5h42m

Included in this Class

1. What You Need: Fabrics & Tools
28m

1. What You Need: Fabrics & Tools

It's every quilter's favorite part of project prep: shopping! In this first lesson, meet Christa Watson, who explains what quilting is, then shares key pointers to keep in mind when shopping for tools and fabric.

2. Exercise: Know Your Machine
25m

2. Exercise: Know Your Machine

Understand what type of sewing machine best suits your needs, including the features worth splurging on (or not!). Then, get familiar with your machine as you learn to thread it, wind a bobbin and keep an accurate seam allowance.

3. Setup: Working With Patterns
9m

3. Setup: Working With Patterns

Christa discusses the information that's included in quilting patterns. Find out how to work with them as you piece your tops. Plus, get Christa's tips for choosing projects successfully.

1. What You Need: Fabrics & Tools
28m

1. What You Need: Fabrics & Tools

2. Exercise: Know Your Machine
25m

2. Exercise: Know Your Machine

3. Setup: Working With Patterns
9m

3. Setup: Working With Patterns

4. Make It: Cutting the Pieces
38m

4. Make It: Cutting the Pieces

5. Make It: Chain Blocks
24m

5. Make It: Chain Blocks

6. Make It: Star Blocks
33m

6. Make It: Star Blocks

7. Make It: Assembling the Quilt Top
28m

7. Make It: Assembling the Quilt Top

8. Make It: Borders
27m

8. Make It: Borders

9. Make It: Backing & Batting
11m

9. Make It: Backing & Batting

10. Make It: Basting
8m

10. Make It: Basting

11. Make It: Find Your Quilting Path
38m

11. Make It: Find Your Quilting Path

12. Exercise: Free-Motion Quilting
23m

12. Exercise: Free-Motion Quilting

13. Make It: Binding
13m

13. Make It: Binding

14. Make It: Binding the Quilt
37m

14. Make It: Binding the Quilt

Recommended with this class

  • Christa recommends you watch the lesson on tools and materials before investing in supplies