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Sewing Clothes into Quilts

with Blair Stocker

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  •   04 Gear You Need to Make a Quilt

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About The Class

how to make a quilt from repurposed fabric.

A handmade quilt is inherently replete with meaning – making one from reused textiles only enhances that richness. In Sewing Clothes into Quilts, you’ll learn techniques for incorporating significant and repurposed textiles into your quilts.

Blair Stocker is the creative mind behind the blog Wise Craft. In this class, she’ll share her love of turning everyday objects into new and meaningful things by teaching simple quilting techniques. You’ll learn about:

  • Choosing and preparing repurposed textiles
  • Planning a quilt design
  • Constructing and piecing a quilt top together
  • Joining and binding quilt layers

You’ll get inspired, as Blair teaches easy techniques you can use to make a beautifully designed quilt from items you already have around the house. You’ll learn how to clean and prep the fabric along with a variety of ways for joining the layers together.

Sewing Clothes into Quilts will teach you everything you need to know to make a simple, yet beautiful quilt from upcycled materials.


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Every Quilt Has a Story

    10:14
  2. 02

    Suitable Textiles for Quilting

    05:59
  3. 03

    Cleaning and Preparing Textiles for Quilting

    06:52
  4. 04

    Gear You Need to Make a Quilt

    Learn about the basic quilt making supplies you'll need to start making your own up-cycled quilt.

    15:30
  5. 05

    Cutting into Clothes to Make Quilts

    16:27
  6. 06

    Cutting the Squares

    14:40
  7. 07

    Planning Your Quilt Design

    06:17
  8. 08

    Sewing Squares into Rows

    17:59
  9. 09

    Making the Quilt Sandwich

    21:10
  10. 10

    Different Methods of Quilting

    03:48
  11. 11

    Hand Tying the Quilt

    11:25
  12. 12

    Trim Up the Edges Before Binding

    04:24
  13. 13

    Binding the Quilt

    35:46
  14. 14

    Making a Label for a Quilt

    09:28

Meet Your Expert

Blair Stocker

Blair Stocker has been a modern crafter and prolific “creative” her whole life. After a career in apparel and textile design, she began her blog, Wise Craft blog in 2005, as a way to stay connected to her own creative ... read more

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  • pdf 4 Patch Quilt.pdf
  • pdf How to Make a Quilt Label.pdf
  • pdf Sunshine Medallions Quilt Pattern Electronic.pdf
  • pdf Tips for Using Upcyled Clothes for Quilts.pdf

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