Beginner | 59 min
Taught by Tara Faughnan
Known for her vibrant and harmonious use of color, quilter Tara Faughnan shares her technique for hand-piecing a double wedding ring quilt block. Tara begins by showing how to create your own arc templates that utilize small scraps of fabric. She goes on to teach hand-sewing techniques for piecing and shares loads of information along the way about how colors interact. See how this centuries-old block pattern comes together to create a colorful quilt top with a fresh, modern twist.
Learn how to:
  • Piece quilt block by hand
  • Create templates
  • Mark fabric for sewing
  • Determine value when choosing colors
  • Square up blocks


What you’ll get:
  • A detailed class on creating double wedding ring quilt blocks with harmonious colors.
  • 12 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Tara Faughnan
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students 


Chapters
Double Wedding Ring Quilt
01:00
02:34
Templates and Arcs
06:13
13:36
Sewing the block
26:11
10:27
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Assorted fabric scraps (2” x 3 1/4” minimum size for arc pieces; larger pieces are needed for centers and edges)
  • Heavy Duty Template Plastic
  • Thread
  • Fabric scissors
  • Thread snips
  • Additional scissors for cutting template plastic
  • Hand-sewing needles; Tara suggests 50 weight
  • Thread conditioner
  • Marking pencils for both light and dark fabrics
  • Pins
  • Thimble
  • Tape
  • Fine-tip permanent marker
  • Needle threader (optional)
  • Small cutting mat, rotary cutter, and 12” or larger square acrylic ruler (optional)
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript