Quilting Fun for Everyone
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Quilting Fun for Everyone

Quilting course that shows you step-by-step how to improve your quilting skills for the beginner to seasoned quilter.
3.8 (8 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
362 students enrolled
Created by Linda DuBois
Last updated 10/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of this course, you will be able to select a pattern and fabric to create a sample quilt.
  • You will also learn the basic terminology, tools and step-by-step process required to help you create your masterpiece.
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Requirements
  • In order to be a quilter, there must be a desire to quilt and the ability to operate a sewing machine; along with learning the basic tools of the trade; which are the mat, a rotary cutter, and various rulers.
Description

What the course is about? Summary…

In this course, Quilting for Fun and Profit, we will teach you 10 steps on how to design and make a quilt in 30 days. We’ll show you what tools, supplies and equipment you’ll need to start making a beautiful quilt for friends and family; or to sell! We’ll demonstrate techniques on video and share some patterns to help you better design quilts. Basically all you need to know is how to operate a sewing machine and the rest we’ll show you!

Quilting is more like a hobby than work for many people, and therefore there are many who practice it in order to relax and create something beautiful. Besides creativity, quilting is about techniques; and therefore, you could easily learn how to quilt. Even if you are a beginner there is a chance you will become very good at this in a very short time.

Who is the target audience?
  • Quilting for Fun and Profit is geared to anyone who has the desire to learn quilting, whether you are a teenager or a grandparent.
  • It is also geared to those who need to improve their skills and are looking to re-enter the quilting craft!
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Curriculum For This Course
12 Lectures
01:15:32
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:54
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Tools of the Trade
1 Lecture 06:20

In this course you will learn the most basic quilting tools needed to get started which are the rotary cutter, the rotary mat and a ruler.

Preview 06:20
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Selecting Patterns & Fabrics
1 Lecture 03:02

Quilting patterns can overwhelm you; but with a little research and time, you will find the perfect pattern. Choosing the fabric for a quilting project can be as much fun as doing the project itself. Most quilters recommend 100% cotton because it is easy to sew, mark, press and hand quilt.

Preview 03:02
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Strips & Blocks
3 Lectures 28:59

When cutting and assembling your blocks you must refer to your pattern and cut your fabric to those directions.

Cutting Your Blocks
11:25

The process of creating your quilt consists of cutting strips from your fabric which can be cut into different shapes. Once this process is completed, you can proceed to sewing your strips together.

Strips and Blocks
10:27

This is where the fun begins and your quilt begins to take shape!

Assembly of blocks
07:07
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Attaching the Borders
1 Lecture 04:32

Once blocks are all sewn together, you will then add your borders. The border will complete the top layer of your quilt; getting it ready for layering, which is the top, the batting and the backing.

Cutting & Assembling
04:32
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Batting The Quilt
1 Lecture 02:59

Batting is the insulating fabric, which is the part of the quilt that creates warmth and is layered between the quilt top and the backing. Many quilters recommend non-bearding batting; however, if you are looking for light weight batting, flannel is a good choice, but it must be pre-washed.

Inserting Batting
02:59
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Quilting
1 Lecture 04:10

The Longarm quilting machine is one of the ways in which to hold all the three quilt layers together. This also will provide a very secure and professional look.

Longarm Quilting
04:10
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Binding
1 Lecture 17:58

Binding is the final step which covers the raw edges of your quilt and gives the quilt a finished look.

Finishing The Quilt
17:58
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Bonus Video
2 Lectures 05:38

Once you have finished your four-block sampler quilt, think bigger! You now have the knowledge at your fingertips to create your masterpiece. Just remember, no matter the size, your quilt is made up of just small strips of fabric, broken up into segments. Take it one block at a time!

King Size Bedspread
04:10

Thanks you so much for attending this course. You now have the skills to start your quilting business or simply share your expertise with friends and family. You're cordially invited to send in your comments or questions so that we can better help you in your endevour. Best of luck!

Closing Thoughts
01:28

This quiz will test your understanding of the basic quilting tools.

What have you learned about quilting tools?
2 questions

This quiz will test your choice of fabrics.

How well do you know your fabric?
1 question

Construction of Blocks

Arranging & Sewing blocks together
1 question

Sewing Blocks together
1 question

Do you know how to correctly assembly your blocks?

Strips & Blocks
1 question

How well do you know quilting terminology?

Quilting terminology?
1 question

How much knowledge do you have regarding borders?

How to Attach Borders
1 question

A quilt sandwich is much like an Oreo; it has 3 parts!

What is a Quilt Sandwich?
1 question
About the Instructor
Linda DuBois
3.8 Average rating
8 Reviews
362 Students
1 Course
Professional Quilter

Linda DuBois has been quilting for over ten years and has created over thirty five quilts of various sizes. She has a talent and passion for quilting and believes anyone can quilt, all they need is a little instruction; which is why Linda decided to create this course.

Linda believes that anyone can learn to quilt; even though they may think it is too overwhelming and complicated.

Linda remembers when she first started quilting. She was overwhelmed because she looked at the quilt as the whole picture; but then realized that each block must be broken down. So, don’t look at your quilt as a whole, look at how your blocks are constructed and break them into smaller segments. Take small bites, break the block down into smaller pieces and soon you will have your masterpiece.

Remember, all the small pieces are used to make your total quilt. Linda’s most valuable piece of advice to us all, work one block at a time!