Maureen Cracknell

Quick Quilt-As-You-Go

Maureen Cracknell
  • In-depth Instruction; over 86 mins
  • On-demand video access anytime
  • Bonus downloadable PDF resources
  • Access to class Q&A
Master the basics of quilt-as-you-go by stitching out a beautiful and functional place mat. Maureen helps you take a project from start to finish in no time with confidence. Start by sewing the fabric directly to cotton batting and its backing, leaving you only one more step: attaching the binding!
Practice making consistent stitches and seam allowances as you gain the skills to tackle larger quilting projects. Complement your place mats with a matching, ombré-inspired table runner that uses one continuous piece of backing. No extra quilting is needed to finish off your project!
Add angles with confidence to your quilt-as-you-go projects to get consistent and crisp edges. Maureen shows you easy ways to create her favorite pillow from start to finish. This project looks harder than it really is, and provides a perfect way to hone your skills as you use up all your fabric scraps.
A quilt can come together in no time once you learn how to break up a large quilt into smaller panels. Maureen walks you through the setup of turning a big project into a relaxing one that is easy to work on whenever you like and pick up where you left off.
Create an impressive quilt that looks really complicated but comes together quickly. Strip-piece fabrics to create patchwork strips in this repetitive block-style quilt that builds on what you've learned in previous lessons. Setup is simple in this project, and the payoff is significant!
Prepare to be inspired as Maureen shows you how the techniques from this class can be used in countless quilt-as-you-go designs that are all quick and easy. Learn how to incorporate ribbon without fraying, play with colors in new ways and confidently create your own quilt-as-you-go designs.
 
 
6 Lessons
1  hrs 26  mins

Discover the simple quilt-as-you-go method that makes it fun and easy to finish beautiful projects fast. You’ll begin with a place mat design, and learn to sew your fabric directly onto batting and backing before attaching a binding. Presto! Your place mats are done! Next, follow along to create a table runner as you find out how to work with one continuous piece of backing and achieve consistent seam allowances. You’ll love the time-saving strip-piecing techniques you learn as you sew a charming pillow, and Maureen will reveal her go-to trick for adding strips at a precise 45-degree angle. Then, take on two quilts with can’t-miss tips and tricks for breaking large projects down into manageable panels and strip-piecing patchwork blocks. By the end of class, you’ll have confidence to take any project from start to stunning finish with quilt-as-you-go techniques.

Maureen Cracknell

Maureen Cracknell is the author of the popular blog Maureen Cracknell Handmade, which details her quilting and crafting endeavors. She has also designed and released a fabric collection, Fleet & Flourish, with Art Gallery Fabrics.

Maureen Cracknell

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