Each month Philippa is sharing everything she knows about a different aspect of quilting. Her goal is to give you the techniques and confidence to transform your quilting through twelve classes in 12 months.

1. Piping and Binding

Learn how to make the best possible piping with Philippa's own techniques for corners, edges, and double rows. Then learn how to finish off with perfect binding.

2. Precision Piecing

Learn about choosing fabrics, accurate rotary cutting, the best half square triangle and flying geese units, how to avoid chopped off points, successful pressing and so much more.

3. Turned Edge Appliqué

Convex and concave curves, hearts, perfect points, and the smoothest turned edge circles you have seen! We will look at ways of embellishing these with rick rack. You will be sure to leave class with a of wealth creative ideas and new found technical skills.

4. Free Motion Machine Quilting (part 1)

Join Philippa as she demonstrates some of the foundational techniques in Free Motion Machine Quilting. Start by looking at which threads and needles to use, setting up your machine, and using sliders and grippers. Then Philippa demonstrates a number of free motion techniques including squares, spirals, flowers, scallops, bricks, butterflies, stippling, vermicelli, and the coffee bean.

5. Borders and Facings

Start by looking at straight cut borders, adding multiple borders (narrow and wide), super accurate mitred borders including how to manage patterns in borders to create the best mirror images. Moving on to Facings using strips and one large piece, how to create perfect turned through corners on facings, and how to use the same techniques on collars and cuffs.

6. Happy Hearts Curved Piecing

Create a fun quilt top with an easy curved piecing central heart motif surrounded by two borders. You will learn the easiest curved piecing which is trimmed to size so everyone can achieve great results!

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