This workbook does not contain project tutorials. It offers tutorials, videos, and templates for building blocks with which you can make your projects. It is the book version of the FREE online "Cathedral window quilt course" on www.thewindowway.com.
You will learn the different ways to make cathedral window technique: it is a complete cathedral window course!
The video tutorials will guide you, too.
This ebook is aimed at all those people who always wanted to make cathedral window projects, asking themselves how they could achieve the characteristic and elegant forms of this technique and perhaps also how they could change these shapes.
From traditional techniques to the most daring developments, in this book, you can explore and learn the bases to face any project with confidence.
In the book you will find all the elements you will need to learn easily. Look at these preview pages: step-by-step photos, schemes, and templates. It has got all covered!
This Ebook is FOR YOU IF
You always wanted to make a cathedral window project, but you did not yet.
You already made a cathedral window project and you want more challenges.
You ask yourself how you could achieve the characteristic and elegant forms of this technique.
You want to know how you could change these shapes.
You want to explore and learn the bases to face any project with confidence.
Actually, this Ebook is like a complete cathedral window course! Check the content!
Introduction to the cathedral window technique
Three basic methods description
Which one is the best and for what
2-Fold and press method
The traditional way to make cathedral window: cut the pieces and fold. Press. Fold again and press. Then sew.
Square block (classic, flower, envelope)
Rectangular block (classic, flower)
Triangular block (classic, mandala)
3-Fold and sew method
The fast way to make cathedral window: cut the pieces and fold. Press. Sew.
Square and rectangular block
“Flying Geese” block
“Star and Crosses” block
How to use the templates
How to deal with seams
How to apply the windows
How to choose the best fabrics
How to choose the color palette
Cathedral window blocks video library
Printer-friendly pdf patterns
About cathedral window technique
Usually, I read comments about cathedral window and for some people is hard. I understand, I felt the same when I started.
All the things I learned and the difficulties I had when I first tried cathedral window allowed me to know now what you might need to feel confident and try it!
Having this in mind I included all the pedagogic tools I know so you can have a great experience learning cathedral window technique.
Step by step photo instructions
Templates to print
Clear schemes to guide you
Tips and little secrets
Frequently asked questions
What level of skill do I need to make the project?
You need a beginner-level skill since the instructions and the tools are designed to cover all the steps of the process.
What do I get when I purchase the Ebook?
You will receive:
1 PDF with all the instructions you will need to make the blocks.
The templates to cut the pieces
A printer-friendly PDF for each block so you can have the basic instructions handy while you are working.
A complete step by a step video tutorial for each block