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Paper Piecing the Cactus In Bloom Quilt

The ins and outs of paper piecing with this fantastic beginner course.

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Learning how to paper piece is one of the most sought out quilting techniques. With this class, Jackie will take you through all the steps in an efficient and methodical way. You will have all the tools and knowledge that you will need to create a beautiful quilt.

This class is recommended for advanced beginner to confident quilters. A knowledge of how to use a rotary cutter, ruler and to cut fabrics is a prerequisite. If you can do this, then this course is for you!

From selecting and cutting fabrics, to organizing, sewing and quilting your quilt, Jackie will take you through all the steps. Also, Jackie will suggest and demonstrate alternate ways to utilize the blocks in this quilt.

Come and join in on the fun and create a beautiful quilt with Jackie as your guide!

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Your Instructor


Jackie Kunkel
Jackie Kunkel

Jackie has been a quilter since 1993 and has owned her own business, Canton Village Quilt Works since 2000. Beginning her business as a long arm quilter and then in 2009 adding an online quilt fabric shop. She has also been a quilt designer for magazines and fabric companies since 2009, a former quilting Podcaster - Jackie's Quilting Chronicles, and a Certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor and Shop.

Jackie travels throughout the country to lecture, do workshops and trunk shows. Jackie's first book was published in September, 2015 by Martingale & Co titled Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black and White Quilts. Jackie is also a Bluprint Instructor with two online classes. Jackie has her own line of published patterns, currently 45 and counting!

In 2016 Jackie began working with Island Batik and has been designing fabrics and quilt patterns around her fabric lines. She is also an Aurifil thread designer too. Jackie’s newest ventures are her partnership with Viking/Husquavarna as a Brand Ambassador and also with Quiltster, where you can color Jackie’s patterns with your own fabric.

Follow Jackie for her weekly Episodes of Watch Me Wednesday on her Canton Village Quilt Works Facebook page for tips, techniques, tutorials, quilt alongs and giveaways!

Visit her website, there is a lot to see!


What students are saying about the class...

"1) cutting is fairly easy (i.e. kindergarten shapes. 😉), 2) no cut lines and sew lines. 👍 3) super easy placement of fabric, 4) fun! 💃💃💃 5) I am all in for your next online class. 🥰" ~ Theres

"I am really enjoying your class and the very detailed instructions and so glad I found your site. Thank you and look forward to other online classes and tutorials you have. Thank you again for your expertise." ~ Donna

"Got my first block finished. The instructions are very clear and the blocks go together easily. I’m enjoying the chain piecing. ~ Donna "

"Loving the class, picking out me colors now! ~ Lynn"

"Love the Online class. Jackie is so clear in her directions and the quilt is beautiful." ~ Marci

"I enrolled in your new Cactus In Bloom class & have viewed all the lessons. Wonderful ❣️❤️ job & kudos for great teaching." ~ Shirley

Course Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Is the course downloadable?
The course itself is not downloadable, but there are PDFs that are relevant to the course that you will be able to access and download once you have enrolled in the course.
Can I make monthly payments?
Absolutely!!! You have the option to pay in low monthly installments and can begin your course immediately!
Do I get to ask Jackie questions along the way?
Well of course you do! You can put questions and comments in each lesson and Jackie will respond a few times per week. By posting your questions and comments in these sections, everyone who is enrolled in the course benefits!!!
What are the lessons like?
You will have over 134 minutes of video taped lessons with graphics in which Jackie guides you with step by step instructions.

The Cactus In Bloom online course is for individual use only. The information in this course can not be taught in a group setting of any kind. By purchasing this course you are agreeing to these Terms & Conditions.

My hope is that you will fully master paper piecing this beautiful quilt. It is a fantastic way to sew and I truly want to share that with you. I can not wait to see your finished Cactus In Bloom Quilts!

So let's get quilting!

Questions? [email protected]

Welcome to my classroom!

Jackie Kunkel

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