Total Time: 6 hours 29 mins 46 secs
Explore the time-honored tradition of paper-pieced quilting with Carolyn Friedlander. In this two-part class, Carolyn guides you through her process of designing a paper-pieced quilt from beginning to end. Not only will you see how she turns sketches into schematics for paper piecing, but you’ll also learn Carolyn’s techniques for quilting using free-motion and straight-stitching techniques. This fresh take on paper piecing equips you with the knowledge you need to take your skills to the next level.
Part 1:Paper-Pieced Quilts: Sewing Blocks and Assembling a Quilt Top
In this eye-opening introduction to paper-pieced quilting, Carolyn Friedlander provides an inside look at her design process. Carolyn begins this lesson by showing how she sketches block designs and picks her fabrics, and then she shares techniques for paper piecing the blocks. Follow along with Carolyn to learn how to make the quilt shown here, or use this class as a jumping off point for designing your own quilt. Once your blocks are finished, you’ll learn how to assemble your quilt top and get it ready for quilting.
Part 2:Paper-Pieced Quilts: A Modern Approach to Quilting
In the second part of Carolyn Friedlander's Paper-Piecing master course, you will learn how to quilt your finished quilt top. By combining free motion quilting with straight stitching, you will learn how to work with the geometric patterns in your quilt top to create a completely unique design. To complete the class, Carolyn shows you how to create and attach your own binding.
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