A Short Video of some Motifs/Techniques Learned in the Free Courses!
Basic CQ Course - Free - (January BCQC)
EDITED TO ADD (1/16/16): This registration is
not now closed. the next registration for BCQC will be 16-18 March.
OPEN Registration for Basic Crazy Quilt Course (BCQC)
REGISTRATION will remain open until midnight on January 15th (CST)
The class is self-paced, and expected
to take 4-8 weeks, depending on the time you have available to complete
the 12 assigned Tasks.
This is the first class for 2016 registration. If you miss this registration window...the next Basic Course will be available in March.
These 12-Tasks include:
1 - How to Use the Class Blog
2 - Selecting Supplies
3- Design Principles of CQ
4 - Sewing the Block
5 - Surface Beading Techniques
6 - Template Seams
7 - Shape Seams
8 - 11 Various Silk Ribbon Flowers
12 - Finishing (lace, charms, etc.)
The class is FREE, you will not be charged anything for the instructions.
Link to the Basic Supply List
You WILL be required to get your own supplies to complete the about 8 x 10 size block.
Basic CQ supplies include silk ribbon, pearl cotton threads, tiny beads,
etc. as the photo above indicates. None of these are in large quantity
for a single block.
You will be required to use a quilting hoop (Q-snap is fine).
You WILL be required to access the private class blog (upon an
invitation sent to you) and post photos of your work as you progress
through the class.
If you are interested in taking this course, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide me this information:
Your first name
Your last name
You country of residence
Your state of residence IF you live in the USA
The email address you wish me to send class instructional handouts to.
After you register, I will send you a Welcome
Email and Google/Blogger will send you (at my request) an Invitation to
join the Class Blog where the class will be held. Watch for BOTH of
these emails, check your spam folder. If you do not receive by Thursday
morning, email me to let me know.
This is an ON-LINE internet class.
You will need to follow some simple instructions
to register and gain access to the private class blog. Your name and
email will need to be entered; but NO social security or credit card
information is required. Just basic information to "recognize" you as a
You will need to be able to take a photo of your
work, and upload it to the class blog. You will get instructions on
"blogging" so don't worry if you don't currently do that now; you will
But, you DO NEED to have an operating camera and be able to take photos.
You do need a basic understanding of how to save these photos and then retrieve those picture files
NOTE: You will be given class handouts/instruction in the form of emails and pdf documents.
The pdf files can be opened with Adobe Reader (free software on the Adobe.com site)
You need to be able to open these handouts/instructions and save them.
You can also print as you desire. In total, the
course contains over 200 pages of information...so paper/printer will
be required if you want to retain a hard copy of this information.
Hugs, and I hope to see you in the class!
This class is REQUIRED before you can sign up to any of the other courses offered this year.
Just told my posse about your class, Kathy :-)
I hope you don't mind that I announced the class to CQI members!
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