Intermediate | 38 min
Taught by Amy Butler
Create a textural piece of fabric art while you also learn the mechanics of machine quilting. This project covers all the aspects of machine quilting but on a smaller scale. Amy talks you through what prints work well for this project and how to emphasize different elements and motifs in your fabric through your design decisions. She even covers how to refinish vintage frames. The finished project showcases beautiful print fabrics while refining your quilting skills.
Learn how to:
  • Refinish a vintage frame
  • Use a open toe quilting foot
  • Use a walking foot
 
What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow class on how to make quilted wall art
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from artist and designer Amy Butler
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:50
Materials
01:57
01:21
Prep Project
03:18
05:28
Machine Quilt
12:41
Finish Wall Art
12:50
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • Empty frame (vintage or new)
  • fabric (Amy uses her own floral fabrics from Belle by Westminster Fabrics) batting (Amy uses two layers of high loft batting) and backing fabric (Amy uses muslin) that is 8-10" larger on each side of your chosen frame
  • craft knife
  • fabric marker
  • rotary cutter and mat
  • staple gun and staples
  • sewing machine with a stippling foot and walking foot
  • handful of safety pins
  • invisible thread
  • measuring tape
  • super fine sand paper
  • scissors
  • four bottle caps
  • spray paint primer (Amy uses Kilz Original Primer)
  • spray paint if your color of choice (Amy uses a sky blue)
  • spray adhesive
Discussion
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Transcript
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