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A closer look at Zoo Friends

Posted by Ruth on 7 January 2013 | 1 Comments

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Zoo Friends is a fun class where you learn machine applique and an easy pieced block. Jennifer is the designer and teacher of this baby quilt and we have had some wonderful comments from students on how well they enjoyed the class with her last session. 

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Bargello Blues - not so blue

Posted by Ruth on 12 August 2012 | 2 Comments

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I just had to share Julie's bargello blues, that isn't so blue. Julie Haase of Texas took my online class at Quilt University earlier this year. She selected colors in orange and gold from her border fabric to create the bargello then framed it with black. It is stunning I must say.

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Online Quilting Class survey

Posted by Ruth on 7 May 2012 | 0 Comments

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We just listed a survey about online quilting classes and would love to hear your thoughts. We want to make the Academy of Quilting a great place to learn and have quilting fun so speak up.

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Applique Animals

Posted by Ruth on 18 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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So I was looking at Jennifer's "Zoo Friends" online class and wondering why I haven't made these darling little animals before now. I guess it boils down to me always being too busy designing my own quilts. Well I decided that wasn't quite good enough. Her pattern "Animal Party" has been a huge hit and I know her class is going to be too so I at least need to make some of these little critters.

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Learn to make a bargello quilt

Posted by Ruth on 18 September 2011 | 1 Comments

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Today I want to share a project from one of my students Judy of Switzerland. Judy joined my online class at Quilt University "Bargello Blues" where she learned to make this design. The class is four lessons long and also teaches you to create your own bargello designs. 

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Applique Sunflowers anyone?

Posted by Ruth on 22 May 2011 | 5 Comments

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How many of you love sunflowers? How many of you love applique? Put the two together and you have one of my best seller applique patterns "Simply Sunflowers". 

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Quilter gets started with online quilting classes

Posted by Ruth on 28 April 2011 | 1 Comments

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It is always interesting to know how a quilter gets started in quilting especially though the help of online quilting classes. It is so easy to become addicted to this passion. I would like to share Carolyn Houlden's story with you and how she has grown to enjoy this wonderful craft of quilting.

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Bargello in Spring Cleaning

Posted by Ruth on 10 February 2011 | 1 Comments

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Today I had to share a quilt from one of my students. Currently I have running my Bargello Seasons online class at Quilt University - this is always a popular class and it shows by the work that is created in it. Jo Dickson is just one student in my class this semister and is delighted to share her work with us all. Her Bargello in Spring (the first bargello of the series) is all complete and slightly different to the usual Spring Bargellos.

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Printing on Fabric

Posted by Ruth on 31 January 2011 | 0 Comments

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Family AblumToday I wanted to share with you my Printing on Fabric class. This online class begins this weekend and is held at Quilt University. It's a fun class as you get to try all sorts of printing techniques such as making labels for your quilt.

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Inside an Online Class

Posted by Ruth on 23 January 2011 | 0 Comments

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I've been playing with screen casting and found it was a great tool to get the word out. In the following screencast I show you what it's actually like inside a class at the Academy of Quilting. It would be great to hear of other ideas on how you can use screencasts. Leave me a comment or email me your suggestions.

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