Course Outline

  • 1

    Course Explanation

    • What's Included

    • Celebrate the Seasons / Welcome Autumn (Chapters 02 through 06)

    • One Big Star Christmas Table Topper (Chapter 07)

  • 2

    Chapter 01 - Course Introduction

  • 3

    Chapter 02/Seasons Fall - Getting Started: Dimensions and a Loose Plan with Thread

    • Measurements and Thread Choices

    • Things to Think About Before We Load, Spoken Thoughts about Line Drawings

  • 4

    Chapter 03 - Seasons Fall - Creating the Line Drawing

    • Spoken Information About the Designs I Chose and Why

    • Building the Line Drawing - Part 01

    • Building the Line Drawing - Part 02

    • Building the Line Drawing - Part 03

    • Saving the Line Drawing as a Workspace, Groupings in Workspaces and How to Handle Them

  • 5

    Chapter 04 - Seasons Fall - Choosing the Designs with the Help of QPI

    • An Explanation of Quilt Pattern Indexer, Searching Based on Keywords and Saving a Copy of the Designs from QPI into a Working Folder

    • Choosing Designs Continued

  • 6

    Chapter 05 - Seasons Fall - The Actual Layout and Rendering Using the Designs We've Chosen

    • Starting with the Sash and Why

    • Fine Tuning the Number of Repeats, Duplicating and Custom Cropping

    • Saving a Beginners Way

    • Naming Options, Vertical Sash/Border Building

    • Considering Options if We Didn't Like Crop Option #1, More Duplication and Custom Cropping

    • Building the Inside E2E and Pieced Border Round

    • Building the Cornerstones, Explanation of Groupings in the Layout and Rendering Steps

    • Saving Workspace, Building the Pieced Border, Wrapping Function (Yes or No)

    • Building the Vertical Pieced Borders

    • Building the Outside Offset Borders

    • Double Checking Our Completed Layout, Speficially Whether Everything Has Been Saved

  • 7

    Chapter 06 - Seasons Fall - The Stitch Out Steps at the Machine

    • Stitchout Steps - Starting at the Top of the Quilt, Explaining How I Use Simulation to Demonstration What Would Really Happen at the Quilt

    • Use of the 1/2" Square Foot for Border Work, Reason for a Printed Layout Near the Quilt, Opening and Placing the First Design

    • Alignment BEFORE Skew and Why, Naming with Tags and Why

    • Stitch Order and Why, Skew Vs. Border Skew and Saving Workspace vs. Saving Selected

    • Clearing and Moving On and Final Comments on Finishing the Stitchout

  • 8

    Chapter 07 - One Big Star Table Topper

    • The Introduction

    • Building the Line Drawing - Part 01

    • Building the Line Drawing - Part 02

    • Building the Line Drawing - Part 03

    • Layout and Rendering - Choosing and Laying out the Designs

    • Layout and Rendering Continued

    • Layout and Rendering Continued

    • Layout and Rendering Continued

    • Layout and Rendering Continued

    • Layout and Rendering Continued

    • Layout and Rendering Continued

    • Layout and Rendering Continued

    • One more PS Designer Step

    • PSD continued

    • Here We Go, Time to Stitch

    • Positioning Comes First

    • Starting at the Top

    • Connecting our Star Point in PSD

    • Pushing Star Point Back to PS from PSD - Coordinates

    • Repositioning after a Machine and PS Reboot

    • Final Stitching Steps

    • One Big Star Details and Final Picture

  • 9

    Chapter 08 - Seasons Halloween

    • The Project / Dimensions

    • Layout and Rendering - The Line Drawing

    • LOAR - The Line Drawing Continued

    • LOAR - The Line Drawing Continued

    • LOAR - The Line Drawing -Final

    • LOAR - Picking Designs and Starting the Layout

    • LOAR - Picking Designs and LOAR Continued

    • LOAR - Picking Designs and LOAR Continued

    • LOAR - Picking Designs and LOAR Continued

    • LOAR - The Inside Narrow Sashes

    • LOAR - Finishing up the Narrow Sashes w/Custom Cropping

    • LOAR - The Outside Narrow Border Part 01

    • LOAR - The Outside Narrow Border Part 02

    • Stitching - 01 - Outside L-Shaped Corners / Option 01

    • Stitching - 02 - Outside L-Shaped Continued

    • Stitching - 03 - Outside L-Shaped Continued

    • Stitching 04 - Outside L-Shaped Continued

    • Stitching 05 - Piano Key Border

    • Stitching 06 - Piano Key Border Continued

    • Stitching 06 - Piano Keys Continued and Final Project Recap

  • 10

    Chapter 09 - Casserole Carrier by Quiltable

    • Introduction, The Design and My Initial Thought Process

    • Setting up the E2E for the Entire Project

    • Starting with the Lining

    • Converting the Embroidery Design Initials in Pro-Stitcher Designer

    • Placing and Stitching the Converted Embroidery Design

    • Final Stitching and Construction Tips