Hi, I’m Rachelle Craig and I’d love to share my passion for sewing and quilt making with YOU!

I currently offer in-person classes and trunk shows for all of my current quilt patterns plus a Beginner Quilting course and a Beginner Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) course. 

Don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or if you have suggestions for upcoming courses or workshops!

COMING SOON...

Scrap Academy Community & Online Course

Introducing…Scrap Academy; an 100% virtual, on-demand course designed to help you turn those full scrap bins and pretty precuts into beautiful quilts!

 

Scrap Society scrap quilts and scrap quilting online on demand course class
38" x 38" Scrappy Sampler Quilt

Scrap Society Course Topics:

  • Scrap Management
  • Understanding Color
  • Creating Unique Color Palettes
  • Make the Most of your Stash
  • Efficiently Use Fat Quarters
  • Use Precuts for a Controlled Scrappy Look
  • Use Value & Scale for Maximum Visual Impact
  • Scrappy Quilt Construction Tips & Tricks
  • Scrappy Batting, Backing, and Binding
  • Crumb and Confetti Quilting Techniques

Scrap Academy Course Includes:

  • Downloadable “Scrappy Sampler” quilt pattern.
  • Downloadable “Welcome Packet” with link to access course content.
  • Printable “Reference Sheets” for guiding you through the course
  • Lifetime Access to the video instruction & content via the Course’s PRIVATE Facebook Group

NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE A (free) FACEBOOK ACCOUNT TO ACCESS THE COURSE CONTENT!!! 

NOW AVAILABLE...

Scrappy Cabin Rose Course

“Glow Rose” Version Kit

Grab your overflowing scrap bins and join Rachelle for a quilty adventure in creating your own scrappy log cabin rose blocks!

At the end of this course, you will have learned how to make a ~12″ x 12″ scrappy rose block.

Supply List*:

  • Approximately 1/3 to 1/2 yard of fabric scraps in the color(s) of your choice
  • One (1) ~13″ x 13″ piece of neutral print foundation fabric
  • Printed copy of “Polygon Templates” file
  • Rotary cutter or fabric scissors
  • Basic sewing machine
  • Neutral colored thread
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Cutting Mat
  • Glue stick
 

* Supply kits are available for the “Glow Rose” version at https://rachellehandmade.com/shop

Now booking classes for Winter 2023 & Spring 2024! Email me to schedule a session.

Beginner Quilting - Pretty Patches Quilt
beginner quilting class quilt block in dark teal and light teal with a teal border

What You Will Learn in this Course:

Background Info – (Basic supplies, Quilting Terms, Yardage vs precuts)

Prepare to Start – ( Reading Patterns, Color)

Cutting – (Ruler reading, Safe cutting practices, Sub-cutting,  Focus cut / scrappy)

Piecing – (1/4″ seam, Nesting seams, Pinning, Chain piecing, Pressing technique)

Preparing to Quilt – (Choosing batting, Quilt sandwich, Basting; spray vs pins, Marking quilt lines)

Quilting & Binding – (Easy Quilting Designs, Adding a label, Binding)

We will be making a 20″ quilted wall hanging during the course.

Pattern will be provided before class.

Classes Offerings: Booking Sessions Now

Beginner Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP)
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Urza Star
keystone star
Keystone Star

What You Will Learn in this Course:

  •       Two (2) FPP methods; on copy paper and using freezer paper
  • Advantages / disadvantages of FPP versus traditional piecing
  • Choosing the fabrics for your project
  • Printing and duplicating FP foundations
  • Scaling FPP foundations
  • How to use directional fabrics
  • How to deal with irregular shapes
  • Project ideas for using your finished pieces

We will be making two (2) 12″ blocks during the course. The Urza Star and The Keystone Star.

Pattern will be provided before class.

Classes Offerings: Booking Sessions Now