Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Gail Kessler
Learn quiltmaking basics in this free class, presented by Olfa. From tools and fabric to quilting and binding, find out how to create four easy quilts!
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Explore quilting essentials as you make a quilt from start to finish.
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Don't let broken needles or skipped stitches ruin your sewing! Learn how to fix common sewing machine problems in this free Craftsy class presented by Baby Lock.
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Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills