Quilts from my Craftsy Class, and Your Chance to Win it Before You Can Buy it!

My Craftsy class, The Quilter’s Path: Plan It, Stitch It, Quilt It is scheduled to launch next week!! Whoo hoo!! It’s all about showing you how to quilt some of my favorite motifs using your walking foot, free motion, or both. To celebrate, one of you lucky readers will get a chance to win it before you can buy it. 🙂

Update: Congrats to winner Linda B! The class is now live and available for purchase!

Click here to save 50% off The Quilter’s Path through April 4, 2017

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Win My Class!

To enter, first click here to sign in or register for a free Craftsy account (if you don’t have one yet). Then leave me a comment letting me know if you’ve ever taken a Craftsy class before.

If you are a regular Craftsy user, I’d also love to know what you love best about the class platform. As for me, I love being able to interact 24/7 via the Q&A sidebar in each class. 🙂

The giveaway will be open to all and will run through the end of the week. I’ll draw a random winner on Saturday and will contact them via email.

Pinwheel Quilts from Class

I used Craftsy’s Boundless precut strips in three different color schemes to make the 3 full-sized pinwheel quilts shown in class. With careful cutting you can actually make 2 quilts from each set, or make one larger version. The free pattern will be included exclusively as part of the class.

Here’s closeup shots of each of the pinwheel quilts I share in class:

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The Navy/30’s Pinwheels (with walking foot quilting) was made from 30’s prints and navy solids. I actually show two versions of this quilt in class, the finished red/white/blue version shown above, plus the pastel version shown below. I separated the precut 2 1/2″ strips into two color schemes to make both quilts. I used a contrasting thread on the pastel version that I actually quilt on during class, so you can see what I’m doing.

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Click here to purchase Boundless 1930’s Delights 2 1/2″ precut strips.
Click here to purchase Boundless Solids Navy 2 1/2″ precut strips.

For the Pink/White pinwheels, I free-motion quilted a fun and easy edge to edge design that gives the quilt lots of texture. This is a fast way to finish that looks amazing on your quilt!
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During class, I teach many more quilting motifs than shown in these three samples, but I still quilt them on real blocks so you can see how the designs will look before you commit to a full quilt. For the pink/white version I used some of the leftover solid pink strips to make a scrappy binding. I think it adds such a fun look to a quilt!

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Click here to purchase Boundless Solids Tickled Pink 2 1/2″ precut strips.
Click here to purchase Boundless Solids Bright White 2 1/2″ precut strips.

For the grand finale, I show how to combine both walking foot and free-motion techniques to create a truly custom look with your quilt, as shown in the Teal/Gray Pinwheels quilt.

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There’s plenty of leftover pieces in each bundle that you can use to whip up sample blocks to practice on like I did. It always amazes me how different a quilt can look, once it’s quilted!

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Click here to purchase Boundless Blenders Aura Coastal Escape 2 1/2″ precut strips.
Click here to purchase Boundless Solids Nickel 2 1/2″ precut strips.

In class, I also share several of my other finished quilts for inspiration, explaining how I apply the quilting to each of these quilts. My goal is for you to not only learn the designs, but feel comfortable quilting them on any quilt. Once the class launches, I’ll be back with a detailed class summary, along with an exclusive discount available only from me. I can’t wait!!

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260 thoughts on “Quilts from my Craftsy Class, and Your Chance to Win it Before You Can Buy it!

  1. Candy D says:

    I have many craftsy classes. I truly love the large array of topics. I have been stuck a couple times and the instructor from the class I was having problems with came to the rescue and saved the day!

  2. Robin T says:

    I have a two Craftsy courses. I love that I can take the course at my own pace, in my pj’s if it’s a lazy kind of day and to repeat a chapter if needed. Craftsy has a great offering of classes with top teachers in quilting and other topics too.

  3. Debbie B says:

    I have taken Craftsy classes. I feel it’s a way to take a class from a nationally known teacher that I otherwise would never meet. Thanks for the opportunity to take yours!!

  4. Linda Barnes says:

    I have been a member, but never have I taken a class, Ya I know I should have, LOl but would love to watch you and learn more on using my walking foot for quilting the quilt, and love all your quilts. Thank you for all you do and the chance to win a class with you

  5. Leslie Fitz says:

    I have been a Craftsy member since the site started, and have taken quilting, knitting and bread making classes through them. I love being able to replay a section when I need a little help. I also love the community aspect, and the fact they are always open to syggestions. I am a Customer Servuce professional. I offered a little guidance on a few areas where improvement was needed, and they implemented my ideas! Very cool.

  6. Julie young says:

    I have been a craftsy member since the beginning! Love how I always have access to my classes. I’ve rewatched my classes over and over. I learn something new every time! I am so excited that you have made this class, I have purchased all your books.

  7. usairdoll says:

    Awesome giveaway! I have a Craftsy account and love the patterns and tutorials. I have not however taken a class. I would love to though.

    Thanks for a chance to win.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

  8. Alesha K says:

    I have purchased several Craftsy classes, but I have not taken one from beginning to end. I like to view the pieces and parts that I need when I want. It’s always accessible.

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