Take a free online class with renowned quilter Elizabeth Hartman, and make the back of your quilt as creative and interesting as the front. After investing a lot of time into making the front of a quilt, the back deserves some extra attention in making it as beautiful as the front.
In this free mini-class, quilter Elizabeth Hartman, author of the popular quilting blog Oh, Fransson!, will demonstrate show you quick and easy ways to create several styles of quilt backs that will complement the fronts.
Whether you prefer clean, modern quilt designs or traditional styles, you'll find handy advice and techniques to make both the front and back of a finished quilt stand out. Sign up for Creative Quilt Backs today!Some of the topics included in the Creative Quilt Backs class:
- Simple calculations for planning your quilt back and determining fabric quantities
- Piecing together large-scale prints for dramatic effect
- Using a pieced strip to break up negative space
- Floating a block with the help of a scaled drawing
- Using your design wall to build a patchwork back with scraps from your stash
From the Creative Quilt Backs class page:
Skills you should have:
- Basic machine quilting skills
- Use basic quilting tools
- Basic machine sewing skills
What You'll Need:
- A quilt that needs backing
- Fabric that can include neutral solids, large-scale prints, pieced blocks or strips, or scraps from your stash
For more information, including a list of materials needed and reviews of quilters who have taken the class, go to the Creative Quilt Backs page.