Sew the Liz Quilted Liner Jacket
Intermediate | 1 hour
Fiber artist, quilter, and sewist Natalie Ebaugh teaches you how to make a stylish and versatile liner jacket out of a found or antique quilt. Antique quilts have rich histories and stories, and as you wear your quilted coat, you carry these stories with you and also add your own. Natalie begins by walking you through selecting and purchasing the right quilt for your project, how to care for and mend antique pieces, how to construct a coat from start to finish, and how to make your own bias tape to bind all of your seams. With Natalie's modern design, there are minimal pattern pieces to put together, and you'll discover that making a beautiful, cozy coat is not as intimidating as you may think.
What you'll get:
Learn how to:
- Sew a stylish liner jacket out of a found or antique quilt
- Select the right quilt for your jacket
- Wash antique quilts
- Mend damaged quilts with patches and appliqué
- Make bias tape
- Bind your seams with bias tape
- Use a walking foot and edge stitch foot
What you'll get:
- Step-by-step instructions from designer and sewist Natale Ebaugh on how to use a found quilt to make the Liz Quilted Liner Jacket pattern
- 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
- Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF pattern
- The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Swedish tracing paper or other tracing paper
- Muslin material that can mimic the thickness of a quilted material such as fleece
- An antique or found quilt that is at least twin-sized
- Approx. 1/2 yard cotton fabric to make bias tape
- Glass head pins
- Measuring tape and clear ruler
- 1" bias tape maker
- All-purpose polyester thread (Natalie uses Gutermann Mara 100 All Purpose Thread from Wawak)
- Hand sewing needles
- Sewing machine
- SOAK to wash quilts
- Point turner
- Machine feet: Regular sewing foot, walking foot, edge stitch foot (do some research to find the right feet for your machine)
- Machine needles: Schmetz Mictrotex size 70/10, 80/12, 90/14
- Cutting tools: Rotary cutter, plexi ruler and cutting mat (scissors work too!), thread snips and seam ripper
- Marking tools: Pencil, chalk pen or other removable fabric marking pen
- Mending materials: scraps of fabric, coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing, fusible web
- Helpful but not required: Wonder clips, Washi tape or Blue painters tape
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