A Short Video of some Motifs/Techniques Learned in the Free Courses!
Please read the ENTIRE post before you email your registration information. Thank you :)
Basic Crazy Quilt Course (BCQC-1) is open for REGISTRATION until midnight on 17 July (Central Standard Time)
NOTE: I do not accept late registrations for classes...you need
to register within the dates of the open registration period. I'm
sorry, but I just have too much going on to keep up with early or deal
with late registrations.
This is a FREE online class. It is self-paced, and expected
to take 4-8 weeks, depending on the time you have available to complete
the 12 assigned Tasks.
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. You will need to obtain your own supplies as I do not sale
Link to the Basic Supply List
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 that measures about the size of a sheet of print paper.
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. This is an ON-LINE course, so basic computer skills are needed (printing documents, uploading photos, etc.).
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.
Because 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. IF you use
an IPad to take photos...you will need to email them to yourself,
download them to your computer, and then upload to the class blog. If
you use a phone or camera...follow the instructions for that specific
camera to upload photos to your computer.
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 Basic CQ Class (BCQC-1) is a REQUIRED course...before you can sign up to any of the other crazy quilt courses offered throughout the year. You begin with this course.
After you register...expect an invitaion to the course site before the morning of the 18th.