Appliqué Quilt Projects
  • Dive into a new project: a vibrant flower-adorned appliqué pillow. Discover how to cut, sew and press bias bars as Amanda demonstrates multiple techniques for working with bias tape. Align and fuse your flowers with precision and ease as you learn new quilting techniques along the way.
  • Playful pinwheels form the border of a charming kite quilt. Kim gets you set up for success as you choose appropriately contrasting fabrics, then cut and assemble your pinwheel blocks. If you've ever been frustrated by the bulk at the center point of your pinwheels, you'll be delighted to discover Kris and Kim's "twist and shout" technique for taming those intersecting seams.
  • Practice the techniques you've learned in previous lessons by making an attractive spring-themed table runner. Margie guides you through the steps of arranging and fusing the appliqué, then demonstrates how to add a variety of decorative stitches. Finish by making a checkerboard border.
  • Discover ways to create trapunto and yo-yo techniques with a colorful Hawaiian Table Topper project. Amanda shows you how to prepare and sew the pieces before creating the puffy look of the trapunto appliqué. She finishes the topper by adding easy-to-make yo-yo embellishments that encircle the trapunto.
  • Meet your instructors, DIY artists Kris Thurgood and Kim Christopherson. They'll be tag-teaming to teach you a variety of fun techniques for creating and embellishing three adorable quilts. You'll dive right into your first lesson with Kim as she shows you how to create a colorful disappearing nine-patch border for a pumpkin quilt, using simple techniques that produce stunning results.
  • Jump into your first class project, the Love table runner. Work alongside Edyta as you cut and sew gorgeous pieced letters that will bring a burst of happiness to any table in your home.
  • Advance your piecing skills even more as you work through the beginning steps of a flower-patch wall hanging project. Edyta walks you through the best practices for working with appliqué while helping you arrange your pieces with amazing precision.
  • Start a gorgeous Dresden-style block with precise cutting, pressing and sewing tips that can be transformed into a myriad of new design opportunities. Edyta illustrates how to choose, press and sew fan blades into beautiful arches that you can arrange any way that you want! Finish your block by stitching appliqué into the centers.
  • Combine repeating shapes in various ways as Elizabeth covers ways to work with templates, tracing and fusing. Learn how to apply and sew a gorgeous appliqué shape to a block, make a quilt top and modify your design in unique ways.
  • Meet your instructor, acclaimed quilter Kimberly Einmo, as you jump into a fun and user-friendly project: the Lotsa Dots quilt. Kimberly shares how easy and fast cutting can be with the Accuquilt GO! fabric die cutter, sharing great tips for cutting the appliqué patches and fusing the circles as you work.
  • Meet quilting instructor and sewer Amanda Murphy as you dive into the first of 20 techniques you'll learn in class. Start off with a gorgeous swirl-pattern quilt as Amanda shows you how to work with a swirls template, choose the best threads for the job, and stitch concave and convex turns.
  • Create a cheery summer table runner -- and expand your skill set in the process! In addition to learning how to layer appliqué pieces, you'll discover simple ways to enhance your designs with colorful buttons and seed beads. Plus, find out how to make a whimsical pinwheel border.
  • Discover how to create darling appliqué designs that you can use to adorn quilts, knits and gifts alike!
    Wendi Gratz
    Wendi Gratz
  • Want to add even more variety to your designs? Margie shows you how as you make a lovely fall-inspired table runner. Create vibrant pumpkins using multiple strips of fabric, and practice sewing intricate hand-stitched vines. You'll also learn how to make a graphic square-in-a-square border.
  • Take the hard work out of hand appliqué with Sarah's needleturn techniques, including easy ways to mark, make circles and create bias tape.
  • Create a cute, fusible-appliqué quilt in record time!
    Wendi Gratz
    Wendi Gratz
  • Jump into yet another darling project: the Good Morning, Sunshine quilt. Kimberly walks you through methods for cutting your fabric more efficiently than ever before, including tips for creating perfect points and tiny notches that will make it a breeze to align your blocks.
  • Learn how to make a festive winter table runner with alternate fabrics. Create poinsettias and holly leaves using wool and flannel fabrics. You'll discover Margie's effective technique for stitching these fabrics by hand and on a sewing machine. Complete the design with an hourglass border.
  • Welcome winter with an adorable snowman quilt in bright colors or more traditional hues. Kim points out the features of this fun quilt and gets you started on the snowball border. The snowballs' rounded edges are created with lots of small patches, but Kim shares easy strategies for quickly cutting and chain-piecing them.
  • Learn how to create a master image map to plot out your colors and fabrics. Then move your pattern from paper to fabric with the help of freezer paper. Decide whether to use glue basting or raw-edge basting to assemble your quilt.
  • Meet fusing expert and author Margie Ullery and preview the five lovely projects you'll make in class. Get comfortable working with fusible web as Margie demonstrates how to trace and cut out a template of a charming house. Plus, learn tips and tricks for assembling and fusing the appliqué design.
  • Start a whimsical floral table runner project with Amanda's tips and tricks for success along the way. You'll measure and cut your fabric and learn the best ways to incorporate fusible web as Amanda explains how to window an appliqué design.
Creating this mind-bending illusion quilt isn't as tough as it seems, especially when you have instructor Andi Perejda guiding you through each step.
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