Learn to Restyle Vintage Quilts Pattern Book with Interactive DVD
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In this class you'll learn how to: · Measure a classic quilt to understand the original pattern. · Update a vintage pattern for easier construction. · Select fabrics and colors for an updated look. · Make a tumbling pattern without a Y-seam. · Cut squares, triangles and diamonds with a rotary cutter and ruler. · Make a template and cut template shapes. · Machine applique with fusing and a blanket stitch. · Finish restyled quilts with quilting, binding and a label. · Make 3 vintage quilts from the instructor collection: Pinwheel Throw, Orange Peel Bed Quilt and Tumbling Blocks Runner.
Nancy Scott grew up on a farm in northeastern Indiana. When not busy with livestock chores, she spent most of her time with her Grandma Scott, who was an avid hand quilter. On a daily basis, it wasn’t unusual to walk into Grandma Scott’s house and find the kitchen table covered with cardboard templates, fabrics and quilt blocks in progress. By the time Nancy went to kindergarten, she was already helping layer the quilt back, batting and top to get it ready for the frame. It was from these beginnings that Nancy developed her love of quilts. Twenty years later, while Nancy was contemplating a career change, a friend invited her over to “play” on her longarm quilting machine. While it may not have been “love at first stitch,” Nancy definitely saw the possibilities. Within a few months she purchased a longarm quilting machine and started Masterpiece Quilting LLC in 2006. Since then her business as evolved to include longarm quilting services using both computerized and free motion patterns, along with custom made quilts, show quilts and pattern design. Nancy has also authored the Annie’s book T-Shirts, Memories & More and is the class instructor for Learn to Make T-Shirt Quilts.