All levels | 59 min 59 sec
Known for her vibrant and harmonious use of color, quilter Tara Faughnan shares her technique for hand-piecing a double wedding ring quilt block. Tara begins by showing how to create your own arc templates that utilize small scraps of fabric. She goes on to teach hand-sewing techniques for piecing and shares loads of information along the way about how colors interact. See how this centuries-old block pattern comes together to create a colorful quilt top with a fresh, modern twist.Learn how to:
What you’ll get:
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Assorted fabric scraps (2” x 3 1/4” minimum size for arc pieces; larger pieces are needed for centers and edges)
- Heavy Duty Template Plastic
- Fabric scissors
- Thread snips
- Additional scissors for cutting template plastic
- Hand-sewing needles; Tara suggests 50 weight
- Thread conditioner
- Marking pencils for both light and dark fabrics
- Fine-tip permanent marker
- Needle threader (optional)
- Small cutting mat, rotary cutter, and 12” or larger square acrylic ruler (optional)
- Piece quilt block by hand
- Create templates
- Mark fabric for sewing
- Determine value when choosing colors
- Square up blocks
What you’ll get:
- A detailed class on creating double wedding ring quilt blocks with harmonious colors.
- 12 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
- Detailed supplies list
- Step-by-step expert instruction from Tara Faughnan
- The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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284 users recommended this class to a friend
Tara is a wonderful communicator. Her approach is warm and welcoming. She makes a daunting task seem very doable, by even a beginner.
January 20, 2023
I love hand sewing projects - this class has inspired me to try a DWR! I also was very interested in her method of using solids; and how she chooses the colors.
More than 3 months ago