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Wendi Gratz

I'm the owner, designer and teacher at Shiny Happy World - a website packed full of free video tutorials teaching quilting, sewing, embroidery, and crocheted amigurumi - and selling super adorable patterns designed especially for beginners.

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About this Course

Learn to make quilts, pillows, and other projects using a simple quilting technique and easy applique patches.

Big Stitch Quilting is super easy - a very loose, relaxed type of hand quilting using thick colorful thread and the very easiest hand stitch there is. No previous hand sewing experience needed. :-)

Patchy patchwork lets you create patches of any shape and size with no math and no fussy piecing. Go precise and geometric, or loose and improvisational - it's your choice!

Combine these techniques to make all kinds of projects - from big quilts, to wall hangings, and even small projects that can be finished in a single evening.

Watch this video to see samples of what you'll learn to make. :-)

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