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Playing with Curves

Dont let curves be your archenemy. Ann demystifies sewing curved pieces to create stunning blocks full of movement and grace. Ann will show you how to cut and pin your pieces before easing them through the sewing machine to create curved seams free of puckering or pleats. Once you master sewing a gentle curve, add paper piecing or even free-form piecing into the mix to create a whole new variety of quilts.You'll learn how to cut arcs using a variety of custom, reusable templates, in addition ...

Cost: $40 Per Course


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What You'll Learn How to cut arcs using a variety of templates, tools and methods How to pin and sew a simple, gentle curve the essential technique used in all of Anns designs and class projects How to make custom, reusable templates out of plastic sheets and freezer paper Sure-fire tips for cutting multiple pieces and pressing seams The step-by-step process of constructing intricate blocks using curves, paper piecing and templates How to paper piece blocks with curvy motifs using reusable freezer-paper templates * How to cut and sew free-form designs to create blocks limited only by your imagination Anns unique philosophy for quilting in and around all of these innovative blocksWhat You'll Make Imaginative place mats or quilt tops based on the five patterns and templates included in your class materialsWhat You'll Love Gaining confidence as you learn to sew on a curve Downloadable class materials that include instructions and templates for five quilts based on Anns own designs Expert advice on assembling and quilting your blocks into sinuous and stunning works of art Projects that build upon one another as you cultivate your skillsInteracting with your instructor, Ann Petersen, an award-winning quilter and the popular Craftsy instructor for Quilting Big Projects on Small Machines and Beyond Basic Machine QuiltingAnytime, anywhere access from any web-connected Internet device, allowing you to take the class on your schedule


  • Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Ann Petersen
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy

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