Creativebug: Crafting at Home with Hand Quilting (On Demand)

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Arts & Crafts, Virtual

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Big Stitch Hand Quilting with Tara Faughnan

  • Skill level: Intermediate
  • Video duration: 1 hour
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  • Course description: Color fanatics and hand-stitching aficionados will find a lot to love in Tara Faughnan's “Big Stitch” quilting class. Tara shares her techniques for picking harmonious fabric colors to sew a high-contrast bar quilt, then shows how to quilt by hand with a dazzling array of threads. The final product is a richly layered piece that can be used for a mini-quilt or pillow top – or you can go big and apply this technique to a full-size quilt. The process is playful and inspiring, suitable for both first-time quilters and more advanced stitchers.
  • This Creativebug course recommends the following materials:
    • Cotton quilting fabric - scraps in 10-25 solid colors
    • 24" x 24" piece of backing fabric
    • 24" x 24" piece of batting
    • Rotary cutter
    • Marking pencils
    • Pins
    • Seam ripper
    • Assortment of threads
    • Assortment of hand-sewing needles
    • Small sharp scissors
    • Needle threader (optional)
    • Thimble
    • Clear gridded quilting rulers (one big, one small)
    • Cutting mat
    • Hot iron and ironing board
    • Sewing machine
    • Artist's tape, painter's tape or masking tape.
  • Finished size: 20" x 20" for mini-quilt.