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Thread: Craftsy Classes

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    Question Craftsy Classes

    Have you taken Craftsy class? What did you think of it? Kay England is doing a civil war block one I am considering taking. I love her Nifty Notions rulers as they save on fabric. I have taken a class from her in person and really enjoyed it. But I like the idea of being able to go back and review it whenever I want.
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    I have purchased two classes but have not been able to start them yet. So, I am glad they are they when it will convenient for me.

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    What are they? Is there a link or is it something local to you?
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    I signed up for a couple classes. It is very practical because you can take part no matter where you are or when you have the time.

    http://www.craftsy.com/

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    I've taken 3 of the classes on Craftsy. I LOVE them! Once you buy the class, you get to keep it forever, you can interact with others who are doing the same class, you can ask questions and get answers, pause, rewind and go over any spot again if you need to, write notes to yourself,and add bookmarks to sections that are important to you, and re-do the class any time you want, as many times as you want. Can't get better than that. Well worth the money, and sometimes you can get them on sale. What's not to like???
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    I LOVE Craftsy. I have taken 3 quilting classes and 2 sewing classes. I like the quilting more than the sewing classes. I've also signed up for a few free classes I haven't done yet, and got one free from Bernina.

    Stupendous Stitching was my absolute favorite, followed by Pictorial Quilting.

    The only thing I wish they would do is publish supply lists before you sign up.

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    First try the FREE BOM and see what you think about it. I signed up for four classes and have taken 3 of them so far. I haven't taken the whole classes, I'm still in the process, but I really enjoy them. But my all time favorite is the FREE BOM. Start in January and work your way to June. There are thousands of people enrolled in her classes. You can pause them, do 30 second rewinds and play them over and over. I really love her class. When you go to www.craftsy.com go to quilting and it's usually down at the bottom of the page. Watch the first one (of the free BOM) and see what you think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alwayslearning View Post
    What are they? Is there a link or is it something local to you?
    here is a link to the website http://www.craftsy.com/
    they have online classes, as well as other things
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    I really like them. I am doing the free BOM, free machine one and bought 3 others. I enjoy them and find them easy to follow.
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    I have taken two classes. So nice! If you can't go to classes or workshops, these classes are like being there. And how many guilds can afford to have all these teachers one after another? Try one class you are interested in. I know you will love it.
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    I have taken one class from them and I love that you are able to watch it anytime. I will sign up for another class.
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    I have taken many Craftsy classes and enjoyed every one of them and learned a lot. I have not, however, taken the new Kay England is doing. The idea of being able to return, sometime time after time, to get something that didn't sink in the first or fifth time is very convenient.
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    I really like the craftsy classes. I was just a little disappointed in this class. Maybe I'm just too new a quilter to be able to follow along with her. I am going to try some of the blocks.

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    I prefer Quilt University classes to Craftsy as I personally find the quality and originality of the processes they teach at QU to be better. I've taken 2 Craftsy courses and perhaps a dozen Quilt University classes over the years. I must admit that I may be biased as the Craftsy teachers seem to have voices and mannerisms that somehow really get on my nerves, so it's hard for me to watch them more than once, but that's just me.
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    I have signed up for several of them. I have enjoyed and learned alot from all of them. Watch and get them when they are on sale.

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    I love, love, love the classes. I like the art quilting. So I am having a thrill learning from Wendy. I also like the one with the embellishments, the couching, etc. The classes are fantastic. Once you buy one or two, they send you e-mails with deals and major discounts on the classes. They even had a buy one get one earlier this year. I usually only pay $19.99 and never more than $29.99. Give it a try. You will really like it.
    Karen from Appleton, Wisconsin

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    Quilt University is nice too. No one can complain about the class cost that's for sure. I pay $45 to $65 per day for a guild class/workhop with a well know teacher so the price for the online classes are a bargain.
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