If you have old quilts laying around the house, or that have been passed down from generation to generation, it may be time to update their look with free-form quilting. Taught by Cindy Needham, the Craftsy course Design It, Quilt It shows you everything you need to know about free-form quilting and how to turn pieced or whole-cloth quilts into fabulous new pieces.
Cindy Needham is a nationally recognized quilting instructor and the author of the highly sought after Wholecloth Linen Quilts. Needham lends her expert advice and instruction to this fun class with over four hours of tutorials broken down into easy-to-follow instruction. Course members learn everything from pin basting to making borders fit. Needham shares everything she knows about working with stencils, creating original patterns, design work, incorporating free-form elements like feathers and fillers, and much more.
This Craftsy course is perfect for those that love sewing and quilting and have always wanted to make creative quilted pieces. Needham shows course members how to make patterns that are uniquely theirs, in addition to ways to troubleshoot problems and plan quilt borders. Whether you’re a beginning quilter or someone who has been quilting for ages, the Design It, Quilt It Craftsy course is for you.
Crafters who sign up for this class will learn about tools and tips for setting up a great workspace, how to choose and combine stencils to make a unique design, how to practice drawing and sewing, how to add depth to quilts and easy ways to plan borders. Course members need beginner to advanced quilting skills, standard quilting tools, fabric and sketching tools. You’ll also need a completed quilt that is in need of updating and a new design to work with throughout the course.
This hands-on Craftsy course will have you designing and creating in no time. You’ll flex your creative muscles to create fun new projects and update the look of old quilts. With step-by-step instructions from a quilting expert, it’s easier than ever to make new quilting projects out of old, unused quilts.
One of the best parts about the Design It, Quilt It course is that once a member registers, they can access the course whenever they want. Access to the course never expires, so course members can return to the course again and again to refresh their knowledge or review quilting techniques. Craftsy courses are interactive and provide much more learning support than other instructional videos on the web. Course members are able to ask the expert instructor questions, post photos of their projects, discuss projects and questions with other course members, and bookmark parts of the course to return to at a later time.
When crafters take the Design It, Quilt It course on Craftsy, it is just like having an expert quilting instructor right in their own home, walking them through everything from how to pick patterns to how to finish quilting projects. Not only will you learn about free-form quilting basics, you’ll also work on a quilt that you already have to make something unique and new.
Sign up for Design It, Quilt It today and start your journey to learn everything you need to know about free-form quilting. You’ll never believe how amazing you can make old, outdated quilts look with just a few hours of free-form quilting using Cindy Needham’s expert advice and tips.
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