Sew a Roman Stripe Color Value Quilt
All levels | 1 hour 12 min
Sew a Roman Stripe Color Value Quilt
Taught by Blair Stocker
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Quilters of all experience levels learn something new in this class that emphasizes how to determine color value and how to artfully apply it to your quilts. Blair Stocker of Wise Craft Handmade is an author and modern quilter from Santa Fe. In a former life, she worked in the fashion industry and has a deep love for textiles and knowledge of design. Using a simple three-strip Roman Stripe quilt block, she shows you how to utilize many different fabrics from your stash as well as your favorite scraps to create what she calls "quilt sparkle," a dynamic effect that leads the eye all over the quilt by working with light and dark color values. She invented the Ruby Ruler as a helpful tool to quickly determine color value while at the fabric store, looking through your fabric piles, cutting your fabric, or putting your design together. Learn how to sew your blocks, arrange them into a gorgeous quilt top, hand tie a quilt, and bind a quilt with mitered corners. This is a start-to-finish project in which you'll learn quilting basics as well as how to develop your artistic eye.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Fabric - 100% cotton quilting weight cottons in various prints, the more variety the better, including about 1 1/2 yards dark value fabrics (Blair uses 98 different strips) and 3/4 yard light value fabrics (Blair uses 49 different strips)
  • Backing- Two yards of 100% Cotton Quilting weight cotton in a print or solid   
  • Binding fabric- 1/2 yard of quilting cotton    
  • Cotton batting - 45" x 45"
  • Rotary cutter and cutting mat
  • Quilting rulers - Blair uses a 6 1/2" x 12", a 6 1/2" square, and a 12" square
  • Ruby Ruler®️
  • Smart phone
  • Sewing machine with a fresh needle (80/12 for general patchwork sewing)
  • Machine sewing thread in a neutral color
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Straight Pins
  • Iron and Ironing surface
  • Design wall or some sort of cleared table or floor space to look at your quilt layout from a distance
  • Peephole (optional)
  • Basting spray or safety pins
  • Seam ripper
  • Fabric marker,
  • 6 strand embroidery floss in ROYGBIV colors
  • Size 20 tapestry needle
  • Buy the kit here
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Sew a Roman Stripe Color Value Quilt Reviews
34 users recommended this class to a friend
Laura Bullock
This is a really good workshop. I learned a lot about color value, something I never thought of before. Because of my impatience, I nearly click away, but discovered that I liked that the instructor took her time explaining different concepts. Quilting is definitely an art that requires patience. Thanks for the thoughtful instructions.
6 days ago
Jennifer Bodnar
great for beginners
May 2, 2024
Sandy Gilbertson
Blair did a fantastic job of teaching. Paced well, but slow enough for this beginner to catch all.
April 29, 2024