with Sarah Fielke
Online Class

Word Play: Personalize Your Quilts

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Overview

Join award-winning quilter Sarah Fielke and discover four of her favorite ways to sew eye-catching alphabet quilts. First, rotary cut squares, rectangles and half-square triangles to serve as the building blocks of a pieced alphabet. Join your letters using an easy patchwork technique and pick up tried-and-true tips for handling tricky shapes. Want letters with smooth, fluid curves? Bias tape makes it as easy as ABC! Find out how create fused letters, appliqué them to a block and cover or accent your ends for a professional-level finish. Then, discover Sarah's fun, fast way to hand-appliqué sweet, whimsical letters. Finally, get ready to improvise! Learn how to add head-turning, funky style to your quilts with template-free "improv" pieced lettering. Go beyond basic stitching and sew quilts that tell a story with text!

Details

  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h32m

Included in this Class

1. Starting a Pieced Alphabet
12m

1. Starting a Pieced Alphabet

Dive into the inspiring range of ways you can use text to enhance your projects. Your instructor, Sarah Fielke, walks you through using the alphabet graphs included in your class materials to create upper and lowercase letters and she shares fabric selection tips.

2. Completing the Pieced Alphabet
14m

2. Completing the Pieced Alphabet

Creating a pieced patchwork alphabet is as easy as ABC! Rotary-cut squares, rectangles and half-square triangles to serve as the building blocks of your text, then use a simple patchwork technique to join the letters. You'll learn how to tackle even tricky letters with ease.

3. Machine Appliqué Alphabet
15m

3. Machine Appliqué Alphabet

Explore a bias-tape appliqué technique that allows you to create smooth, beautiful curves. Plus, find out how to cover or accent your bias tape ends for a professional-level finish.

1. Starting a Pieced Alphabet

1. Starting a Pieced Alphabet

2. Completing the Pieced Alphabet

2. Completing the Pieced Alphabet

3. Machine Appliqué Alphabet

3. Machine Appliqué Alphabet

4. Needleturn Alphabet

4. Needleturn Alphabet

5. Improv Lettering

5. Improv Lettering

6. Constructing Words

6. Constructing Words