Sew a beautiful, meaningful baby quilt your loved ones will cherish, even if you’ve never touched a pattern before! Learn essential quilt-making skills today.
Meet expert quilter and author Amy Gibson and preview the lovely baby quilt you'll make in class. Get started with the basics as Amy outlines a quilt's components. You'll also learn how to pick the right fabric, batting and thread -- and gain familiarity working with versatile pre-cut charm squares.
Before you start sewing, learn the best method for laying out your quilt top pieces to achieve the perfect balance of color and contrast. Then, see how to set up your sewing machine to ensure your projects get off to a smooth start.
Create a charming quilt top that will complement any nursery. With Amy's guidance, learn the proper technique for stitching your square pieces into rows, then discover an efficient way to join multiple rows together. In addition, get in-depth instruction on setting and pressing your seams.
Lay out your batting, backing and quilt top, and get ready to assemble your quilt! Watch and learn Amy's tried-and-true technique for sewing each component of the quilt sandwich together with a polished turned-edge finish.
Discover a simple yet effective way to secure and stabilize the layers of your quilt. Amy demonstrates her trusty method of using thread, embroidery floss or yarn to create a set of lovely ties. You'll love the whimsical results!
Want to add a personalized touch to your quilts? Amy shows you how with a variety of lovely labels ranging from quick pre-made options to more intricate hand-embroidered ones. In addition, find out how easy it is to make your own printable labels!
Put the finishing touches on your baby quilt by attaching the label you made in Lesson 6 with a clean and simple hidden stitch. Planning on giving your quilt as a gift? Amy shares several fun ideas for creating a helpful care package to include with your present.
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