Foundation Paper Piecing –Elizabeth Dackson

Hi Everyone,Elizabeth Dackson

Congratulations to Elizabeth Dackson–a wonderfully creative modern quilter!  Elizabeth has a new class on Craftsy on Foundation Paper Piecing.

As modern quilters create more intricate and complex block designs, paper piecing by machine is the way to go.  Elizabeth is a wonderful teacher–she spoke at the Sarasota Modern Quilt Guild a few months ago and brought along some of her fabulous quilts.

Her blog is HERE.  She also has patterns available on her site.

And, be sure to check out her book–if you order from her site, you can get a signed copy– Click on the title— Becoming A Confident Quilter. 

Here’s the class overview from the Craftsy site:

Don’t just admire complex quilts with sharp, perfect points — create your own! Find out how to do foundation paper piecing with seven free block patterns and step-by-step guidance from author Elizabeth Dackson. Create beautiful blocks as Elizabeth shares easy-to-follow techniques for planning your projects, cutting fabric and getting started with paper foundations. Discover how warm and cool colors help to accentuate precise piecing, and find out how to properly place your fabric before stitching. Elizabeth will demystify stitch length, irregular foundations, directional prints and pictorial blocks, sharing expert tips for impeccable results. You’ll be delighted how quickly you master the basics and breeze into stunning showpieces!

Photo Dackson class


This is Elizabeth’s second Craftsy class–her first class introduces you to techniques for free motion quilting.

Freemotion quilting Dackson

So, head on over to Craftsy and explore these classes.

Have Fun!



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