Cindy Needham

Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts

Cindy Needham
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  • In-depth Instruction; over 140 mins
  • On-demand video access anytime
  • Bonus downloadable PDF resources
  • Access to class Q&A
  • Available for purchase: $15.00
Meet your instructor, Cindy Needham, as she leads discussions on wholecloth quilts, fabric selection and incorporating vintage linens into your work.
Learn how to mark motifs on your cloth, whether using a template or a light table, and how to baste the cloth to the batting and backing.
Discover techniques for designing and using a medallion template, adding borders and tips for using a heavy thread to add design detail and to cover traveling threads.
Use templates to create all-over designs, or common shapes -- squares, triangles, circles and more -- to define areas on a cloth and create a modern feel.
Cindy shares some of her favorite fillers: repetitive lines, cathedral windows, clamshells and feathers as well as some creative variations on each.
Blocking is essential when working with a wholecloth quilt. Learn to pin like a pro and square up your quilt in no time.
Cindy shares numerous examples of incorporating vintage napkins, place mats, lace and crochet into wholecloth quilts as well as how to create a one-of-a-kind hanging sleeve and how to add beads to your masterpiece.
 
 
7 Lessons
2  hrs 20  mins

Create your own exquisite, one-of-a-kind wholecloth quilts with award-winning instructor Cindy Needham. From choosing and preparing a decorative vintage linen or conventional cotton to auditioning threads, basting, and beyond, Cindy will be your expert guide. Learn to mark and stitch both striking medallion designs and flowing all-over designs. Find out how prints from your backing fabric can inspire the motifs you quilt on top. Create beautiful wholecloth quilting with fillers like cathedral windows, special feathers, and more. Then, learn to layout borders, block your quilt and square it up. Cindy will also provide tips for using cutwork, bridgework, lace edgings, and beading to make your quilt even more elegant.

Cindy Needham

Cindy is a nationally recognized quilting instructor. She is the author of Wholecloth Linen Quilts. She fell in love with quilting over 40 years ago while her family was stationed in the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina and Virginia. Her articles have been published in many magazines, including Quilters Newsletter, American Quilter and Machine Quilting Unlimited.

Cindy Needham

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Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts Purchase this class for $15.00.