Intermediate | 1 hour
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.
Learn how to:
  • Remove paper backing from paper-pieced quilt top
  • Pin together backing, batting and quilt top
  • Straight stitch in the ditch
  • Free motion quilt, working with the quilt top patterns to inform design
  • Create your own binding
  • Attach binding to finish your quilt

Chapters
A Modern Approach to Quilting
00:27
01:07
Quilting
05:40
21:52
08:18
12:03
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Finished quilt top
  • Backing fabric (approximately 30” x 24”)
  • Cotton Batting (approximately 30” x 24”)
  • Curved or Quilters safety pins
  • Clover clips
  • Sewing machine
  • Walking foot
  • Darning foot
  • Table extension for sewing machine (optional)
  • Fresh quilting needles (90/14)
  • Quilting gloves
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Binding fabric - three pieces cut to 2 ¼” wide by approximately 40” long (or width of fabric)
  • Hand-sewing needle
  • Thread to match binding
  • Marking tools (optional)
  • Discussion
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    Transcript
    Paper-Pieced Quilts
    Part 1:
    Paper-Pieced Quilts: Sewing Blocks and Assembling a Quilt Top
    Carolyn Friedlander
    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. 
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    Paper-Pieced Quilts: A Modern Approach to Quilting
    Carolyn Friedlander
    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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