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          2h 18min beginner Resources

          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.

          Episode descriptions

          Anatomy of a Quilt
          1. Episode: Anatomy of a Quilt
          20min

          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.

          Preparing the Quilt Top
          2. Episode: Preparing the Quilt Top
          13min

          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.

          Piecing the Quilt Top
          3. Episode: Piecing the Quilt Top
          25min

          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.

          Assembling the Quilt
          4. Episode: Assembling the Quilt
          24min

          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.

          Tying the Quilt
          5. Episode: Tying the Quilt
          15min

          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!

          Personalizing Your Quilt
          6. Episode: Personalizing Your Quilt
          25min

          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!

          Adding Finishing Touches
          7. Episode: Adding Finishing Touches
          16min

          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.

          About the Teacher

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          Learn to Quilt: Charming Baby Quilt

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          Learn to Quilt: Charming Baby Quilt