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Quilt Faster: Accurate, Streamlined Piecing

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Item # 15241185
Instructor : Lee Chappell Monroe
$39.99 $29.99
Skill Level 3 : Proven experience
When piecing your quilts, saving time doesn’t have to mean sacrificing accuracy. Enjoy even better results with popular instructor Lee Chappell Monroe's tried-and-true techniques for quilting quickly while maintaining the polish and precision that makes your work shine.   When piecing your quilts, saving time doesn’t have to mean sacrificing accuracy. Enjoy even better results with popular instructor Lee Chappell Monroe's tried-and-true techniques for quilting quickly while maintaining the polish and precision that makes your work shine. More
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When piecing your quilts, saving time doesn’t have to mean sacrificing accuracy. Enjoy even better results with popular instructor Lee Chappell Monroe's tried-and-true techniques for quilting quickly while maintaining the polish and precision that makes your work shine. 
 When piecing your quilts, saving time doesn’t have to mean sacrificing accuracy. Enjoy even better results with popular instructor Lee Chappell Monroe's tried-and-true techniques for quilting quickly while maintaining the polish and precision that makes your work shine.
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   Lee Chappell Monroe

Lee Chappell Monroe is a quilter, pattern designer and instructor. Her work has been featured in industry publications including Stitch, Quiltmaker and Modern Patchwork. She also blogs about quilting on her site, maychappell.com.

Materials: What you Need

1 . Basting glue
2 . Chain cutter
3 . Colored pencils
4 . Graph paper
5 . Index cards
6 . Fabric-marking pen or pencil
7 . Rotary cutter and mat
8 . Rulers
9 . Seam ripper
10 . Sewing machine needles (shown: Microtex 70/10)
11 . Slider-closure plastic bags in different sizes
12 . Straight pins
13 . Tape measure
14 . Thread 
15 . Washi tape
16 . Fabric scraps and yardage for quilt tops, backing and binding to make two quilts, 36" and 54" square

Lesson Plan: What you Learn

Lesson 1 : Better Marking & Cutting
00:29:58

Meet Lee Chappell Monroe and start class by learning how to mark your rulers and sewing machine for accurate measuring, marking, cutting, sewing and trimming. Do it all using one of Lee's favorite notions, washi tape.

Lesson 2 : Chain Piecing: Basics & Better
00:12:29

Master the essentials of chain piecing (a key technique for streamlined piecing) and get tips to improve your piecing for your best results yet.

Lesson 3 : Strip Piecing for Speed
00:15:59

Get comfortable strip-piecing without sacrificing accuracy. Then, achieve a scrappy-chic look with Lee's technique for scrappy strip-piecing, sure to make quick work of your stash.

Lesson 4 : Accurate Intersections
00:29:44

Discover techniques for sewing fast, accurate projects as you learn how to maintain precision at intersections. Plus, discover a great technique for professional-looking sashing.

Lesson 5 : Planning Any Project
00:19:21

Find out how to plan any project by evaluating the pattern. Learn how to think through your fabric and pressing in advance, for a quilt top that comes together in no time.

Lesson 6 : Saves, Solutions & Inspiration
00:14:30

Finally, explore troubleshooting tips that won't slow down or stop your quilt's progress. Lee shares techniques for fixing botched blocks, making spare pieces from scraps and even improvising when you're out of fabric.



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