Virtual Classes for Quilters, Crafters, and Artists
On-Demand QUILT Classes
Each of these virtual courses is scheduled to begin and end on a specific date. The Academy cannot answer questions about the courses. Please click through to each independent instructor's website for more information. We appreciate your support of these independent business women and men.
Design Your Quilt: From Photo to Imagination with Vicki Conley
Learn how easy it is to design and build your own art quilt from a photograph as Vicki walks you through the steps.
Modern Improv Quilt Academy with Carole Lyles Shaw
The Modern Improv Quilt Academy will be a membership program with a year-long schedule of live workshops, on demand workshops and webinars with guest speakers.
Innovative Appliqué introduces you to time-saving tips and techniques. Turned-edge appliqué made easy. No tracing, needle-turn, or cutting freezer paper from the back of your project. Plus super simple trapunto that adds dimension to your project. Achieve precise results without hours or years of practice.
Pillow Perfection with Lisa Shepard Stewart
Beautiful decorative pillows are the perfect DIY home dec project for any skill level, budget or style. Lisa teaches 3 basic pillow covering styles (zippered, tuck-in, and sewn), technical and creative hacks for inner structure, and her favorite finishing touches.
Icy Delights with Lynda Heines
Create fabulous ice-dyed fabrics! See how 45 different dye colors split, create combos and patterns, and save money and dye by using my dye calculator.
BE INSPIRED and get creative as fun-loving artist Lyric Kinard guides you through the basics of beaded embellishment on cloth. Are you a quilter? Foil the quilt police and learn to bead from the top of a finished quilt with no knots or mess on the back.
Learn to create vitality through simplicity. Principles of art and design will be discussed and students create an improv pieced quilt. Learn how the fabrics you choose and the designs you create can make a powerful statement, even though they are quite simple.
In this class you will learn various techniques! We will talk about Color Theory to create a Transparency effect with fabrics and I will teach you how to cut and sew complex shapes.
Freehand Flower and Frills: Freemotion Quilting with
Learn the basic shapes you can use to quilt your own Freehand Flower and Frills- with minimal marking! Each lesson will start with drawing each new shape, then will move to either the longarm or domestic sewing machine.
Create luminous painted irises on fabric. Using Mistyfuse, a pattern and paint you will easily be able to transfer your iris to organza. Anyone can do it, you don't have to be an artist.. Free your creative muse with this innovative technique.
Let's Make a Selfie Portrait Quilt with Kena Tangi Dorsey Learn how to make a portrait quilt by using a photograph of your favorite "selfie" as a template to design your own raw-edge appliqué pattern and art quilt.