|Too Easy Stained Glass projects from my book Simple Stained Glass Quilts|
I had a few goals in mind when developing this method:
- I wanted to sew around the stained glass part only once instead of making the quilt top and then having to stitch around the shapes again to do the quilting.
- I wanted to prepare the entire stained glass leading and then put it ON TOP of my focus fabric so I didn't have to cut it up and fit it into the 'spaces'.
- I needed to find a product that would give me the best results.
Do you have these types of fabrics in your stash? Don't know what to do with them? Join me for TOO EASY STAINED GLASS at the Academy of Quilting and turn those fabrics into quilts.
The class starts this Friday (October 30th) and I'll be there every day to help you discover this fun technique.
|Class Project, Academy of Quilting|
In Lesson One you will learn the basic steps, including how to select fabrics for your first project, how to use fusible web to create the stained glass leading and how to fuse it to your fabric to make the quilt top.
In Lesson Two you will learn how I layer my quilt top with backing and batting and how to stitch the leading with a zigzag stitch. Yes.....you'll be quilting at the same time! I will show you how to stitch corners and curves so you have perfect stitching. I'll also show you how I bind my quilts.
In Lesson Three you will learn how to adjust or redesign the leading to fit a larger piece of focus fabric. I'll also share how I have used printed photographs in my stained glass quilts. We will also look at how you can create your own focus fabric and how to adapt this method to make a lap or bed-size quilt.
The class is open for registration so ENROLL TODAY and join me for Too Easy Stained Glass. See you in the Classroom!