Online Quilting Classes

Anytime. Anywhere. Always.

by Julie Baird

This post contains affiliate links for which I receive compensation.

Online quilting classes may be the perfect solution for you, especially if you can answer 'yes' to any of the following questions...

  • Is your schedule too busy to take a class at your local quilt shop, but you miss the creative spark the classroom ignites?
  • Does 'seeing it done' work better for you than reading about it in a book?
  • Do you get lost in class because it's moving too fast and there's not enough time to go over the techniques?
  • Have you ever missed a class and lost your fee because of a last minute family crisis?

How did you do?

I know I answered 'yes' to several of them.

As a quilt teacher, I'm always on the lookout for new techniques and ideas to share with my students. I found Craftsy (now Bluprint as of 1/8/19) a couple of years ago and have purchased and taken several (35 as of  - with 'Wild Quilting' being my most recent) of their online classes.

Click here to see my most recent purchase.

Based on my experiences, I am happy give them my double 'thumbs up'.

I am also an affiliate for which means that for every purchase of an online class or product that you make from them by clicking through to their site from a link on mine, I receive a small commission that helps me keep this website running.

What You Can Expect

All of the online classes you subscribe to are hosted on the Bluprint (formerly Crasftsy as of 1/8/19) site.

That means no matter where you are or what computer you're on—there's even an app for it so you can watch on mobile devices. (Personally the best time I find is on my iPad in the bathtub behind a locked door!).

As long as you have access to the Internet, you have access to your online class.

You don't need to take up your own disk space on your computer to store these video classes.

And if your computer crashes—mine has three times in the past several years—you simply log back onto Craftsy. Voila! Your online class(es) is still there.

It doesn't expire.

Everything is found on your account page. When you sign in, it is where you start.

Class materials and supply lists, as well as, 'Class Questions'--the place to interact with your instructor--are all found under the individual classes you've signed up for.

If you'd like, you can share your projects by uploading photos of them. Other members of the class can then comment and ask questions.

It is a really nice, well thought out system.

Taking care of YOU!

Bluprint (formerly Craftsy) has done a couple of really sweet things for their customers, in my humble opinion.

First, they have a 100% happiness guarantee with their online quilting classes. (At this point, January/2019, I have not returned a single class.)

What this boils down to is you have the option to get a refund within 60 days from the date of your enrollment in the class. (Click here to read about it.)

Unlike a standard quilting DVD, where you watch it and then you're on your own, with Craftsy you can post questions directly to the class, INCLUDING to the instructor.

And the instructors respond!

How cool is that?!!

It's the next best thing to being in an actual quilting class.

Newest Online Quilting Classes Offered

These online quilting classes are some of the ones most recently added to Bluprint's (formerly Craftsy) catalog of classes. 

Click here to go directly to the Bluprint website to see all the offerings.

Remember, these are just some of the newest online classes, there are oodles more to tempt you.

Click here to go to the Bluprint website to preview them.

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