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Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Learn how to beautifully quilt your pieced blocks with expert Wendy Sheppard. In this class, you'll learn how to select designs specifically for pieced blocks, and then successfully machine-quilt them.

Wendy Sheppard
Learn to Machine Quilt Pieced Blocks
Learn to Machine Quilt Pieced Blocks
Wendy Sheppard, Instructor
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Do you ever struggle to decide what design is best to quilt on your quilts? Many quilters wonder how they can add visually striking designs to their pieced quilts beyond stitching-in-the-ditch and crosshatching. In this Annie's video class, expert quilter Wendy Sheppard shares many tried-and-true machine-quilting designs and techniques ideally suited to pieced blocks.

In this class you'll learn how to:
  • Mark pieced blocks for easier machine quilting.
  • Apply machine-quilting techniques to the Ohio Star block.
  • Machine quilt straight-line designs that are not stitch-in-the-ditch.
  • Quilt a crosshatch plaid design.
  • Quilt within the natural geometry, or pieced patches within each block.
  • Free-motion quilt a simple feather wreath.
  • Create an illusion of a quilt block with machine quilting in a contrasting thread.
  • Free-motion quilt allover motifs including sand dunes, leaves and swirls.
  • Free-motion quilt a swirly flower motif for an art-quilt look.
Class includes complete, downloadable instructions to make the exclusive class project, Sherbet Squares Pieced Quilt. Each pieced block in this quilt applies different machine-quilting designs and techniques to expand your quilting skills.

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FREE -- Class Overview
01:48
FREE -- Introduction
05:00
Overview of Class Project: ...
05:54
Tools & Notions You'll Need
03:05
Marking the Quilt Blocks
33:21
Quilting the Quilt Blocks
43:01
Class Wrap-Up
02:26
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Class Project Photos

Customer Reviews for Learn to Machine Quilt Pieced Blocks:

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March 6, 2019
Bonnie M
Haven't started to use yet but has some good ideas. Anxious to get started
October 20, 2017
Carol B
I thought this class was very informative. So glad I bought it. I've always just stitched in the ditch, but this class had many ideas that I plan to try on my next quilt.
September 1, 2017
Marie D
Great ideas can't wait to try all of them
September 9, 2016
Ann B
Wendy is a great teacher. She explains in detail about the designs she is using, how to mark
the quilt top. She goes into detail about the walking foot and free-motion foot. I also, really
like the quilt pattern that she chose to work with and the bright colors she used, very eye
catching. I'm now buying the fabrics (from Annie's) to get going on this project.
May 19, 2016
Cynthia H
This is the worst class I have ever purchased. It was not what I expected from the preview. I would not recommend it to anyone. I was very disappointed.

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