Tap into the timeless beauty of solids with this exciting class from Weeks Ringle. In the sample quilt, Fun House, choose ten happy solid colors and make the quilt along with Weeks. Like more color? Make yours from even more beautiful solids while you learn about hue, value, saturation, and the characteristics of different types of solids. Weeks constructs the quilt column by column and teaches you how to make your piecing techniques more precise, which will help with every subsequent quilt you make. Sew triangles, simple frames, chevrons, and easily pieced circles. The class pattern also comes with multiple variations and a coloring page so you can be inspired to create your own solids revolution! For your convenience, this class can be purchased for online viewing or purchased on DVD.
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- Note: Yardages are based on 42" of usable fabric width. Allow for shrinkage if prewashing fabrics.
- Top: ½ yd. each: solid black, white, orange
- ¾ yd. each: solid light green, yellow, medium green, blue
- 1 yard each: solid turquoise, gray, red
- Backing: 3½ yd.
- Batting: 60" x 84" batting
- Light gray
Sewing Machine Foot:
- Walking or ¼" foot
Basic Quilting Supplies:
- Flower head pins
- Template plastic, (1) sheet or cardstock
- Scissors for cutting template plastic or cardstock
- Extra fine point Sharpie® marker
- Iron with steam function
- Ironing surface
- Tape, transparent or double-sided
- Quilter’s tape, ¼"
- Straight stitching plate for sewing machine
- Craft iron
Do I have to limit myself to ten solids in making this quilt?This quilt can be made with as many colors as you like. It’s all about your inspiration when choosing the color palate that you like. Weeks once made a quilt inspired by her grandmother’s swimsuits! Print out the coloring page that is included with your downloadable materials and create your own revolution with solids! Don’t forget to post your finished product because we’d love to see what you’ve made.
What kind of solid fabrics should I buy?The supply list will let you know specific amounts, but Weeks goes into detail in the class about different options out there. You’ll want to watch a few lessons before purchasing fabric.
What if I have questions?We recommend that you watch the class in its entirety and become familiar with the downloadable materials. At that point, if something is unclear, go to the tab that allows you to ask a question and Weeks will get back with you via email. Please do not contact iquilt instructors by telephone.
When can I start the class?We know you are excited to get started. After you have purchased the class, you can enjoy it anywhere and anytime you have the Internet. The class belongs to you, so watch it as many times as you like!