Let's Stitch A Year of Blocks with Natalia Bonner
Expand your quilting library by quilting through the possibilities in this fun new free stitch-along, Natalia will teach you step-by-step twelve fun new ways to machine quilt 12 traditional quilt blocks using machine quilting rulers and FMQ.
- Clear step-by-step videos take the mystery out of free-motion quilting and ruler quilting
- Learn how to quilt blocks, borders and specialty designs
- Feathers, ruler work, free-motion quilting and more!
This free hands-on stitch-along contains twelve quilt block lessons:
Detailed hands-on classes contain twelve additional machine quilting variations of each block. (classes are not free)
Work at your own pace and share your progress in our online community. (You will have access to video lessons forever.) Classes are available on-demand.
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What You Will Need
Something to quilt on. Natalia will be quilting all of her designs for the free stitch-along on a custom Let's Stitch A Year of Blocks Panel; you can purchase a panel from Honest Fabric. Natalia will be stitching on the 50"x60" size.
Natalia will quilt all of her designs on custom panels from Honest fabrics, Natalia has designed a panel to coordinate with each class. Each 50"x60" panel will contain 12 blocks of the block repeating.
If you prefer to piece your own top, you can purchase a Let's Stitch A Year of Blocks Piecing Workbook. The piecing workbook contains directions to piece one of each of the 12 year of blocks, and put the top together. To make the class specific tops you will need to make 12 of each block repeating.
Natalia will be using 1 layer of Quilter's Dream Poly Deluxe Batting.
Natalia will use her machine quilting rulers: 4N1, Mini 4N1, Inside Out & Mini Inside Out. We also recommend our Piece N Quilt Pop Socket Ruler Grip.
Natalia will use So Fine! #402 on the top and Bottom Line #624 in the bobbin.
Let's Stitch a Year of Blocks Design Workbook contains all 12 blocks, plus blank blocks for you to sketch your own designs.
Let's Stitch a Year of Blocks Piecing Workbook contains full color step-by-step piecing and applique instructions to make your own quilt top. The Quilter's Sketchbook is the perfect workbook to sketch, doodle and draw your quilting designs.
A foldable tape measure.
Natalia will be doing some marking using the Blue Mark-B-Gone Marker and misting those lines away with a Misting Spray bottle.
Students should have a basic knowledge of free-motion quilting and machine quilting with rulers.
Anyone on any machine with the ability to machine quilt with rulers and free-motion quilt can join Natalia's classes.
Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting book or online class is recommended as a pre-requisite to this class (but not required). Visual Guide to Creative Straight-Line Quilting is also recommended as a pre-requisite.
**Workbooks are not spiral bound.
**Class registration is only valid for one student. Lessons may not be shared.
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