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Creative Quilt Backs

Finish your quilt with a flourish by creating a back that's worthy of the front. Renowned modern quilter Elizabeth Hartman shows you a variety of easy ways to echo or complement your quilt's design using large prints, strips, blocks or patchwork. Whatever your quilting style, you're sure to find inspiration in this free mini-class.


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You've spent considerable time and creative energy on the front of your quilt; make the back a work of art, too. In this FREE mini-class, renowned quilter Elizabeth Hartman, author of the popular quilting blog Oh, Fransson!, show you easy ways to create several styles of quilt backs that will complement the fronts.Whether you're a traditional quilter or lean toward modern styles, you'll find tips and techniques here that will make your finished quilts stand out. Sign up for Creative Quilt Backs today!What You'll Learn: Simple calculations for planning your quilt back and determining fabric quantities Piecing together large-scale prints for dramatic effect Using a pieced strip to break up negative space Floating a block with the help of a scaled drawing* Using your design wall to build a patchwork back with scraps from your stash


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Elizabeth Hartman
  • Institution: Craftsy

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