• Sew a Looper Quilt Top
  • Sew a Looper Quilt Top
  • Sew a Looper Quilt Top
  • Sew a Looper Quilt Top

Sew a Looper Quilt Top




Interested in attending but no sessions available that fit your schedule? Please fill out this form and we will notify you when new sessions are added!

Please note: All class registrations are final; please view our Cancellation Policy and Covid-19 Policy for more information. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to abide by these policies. Thank you for supporting our small business!  

Skill level requirement: this is NOT a learn to sew class; you must have sewn in the recent past, and be confident operating a sewing machine independently. See below for more info. If you're a total beginner, check out our Sewing 101 Workshops.

If you've been wanting to learn to sew modern + fun patchwork quilts, this is the class for you! In this one-day intensive, you'll learn how to construct a Looper Quilt top. 

Looper is a unique quilt pattern with modular blocks, meaning they can be rearranged in any direction to create a continuous design. Follow the suggested designs or create your own!


This workshop will cover:

  • How to design a LOOPER quilt layout (check out #looperquilt on Instagram for some amazing inspiration from other makers!)
  • How to accurately cut straight and curved fabric pieces with a rotary cutter and cutting mat
  • How to assemble your straight and curved fabric pieces (you must have machine sewing experience; see below)
  • How to iron in quilting
  • Students will learn to create and assemble quilt blocks for their design, however students will not complete a quilt top during this workshop! Our focus will be learning the skills needed to create this quilt, and students will use the blocks made and skills learned in class to complete the quilt top on their own.  If you don't have a machine at home, check out our Open Sewing Hours! 


Want to make a complete quilt from the top you start in this workshop? Come back for our Beginner Quilting Workshop, where you'll learn how to assemble your "quilt sandwich" with batting and binding. Please note: We can only accommodate crib-sized quilts in our Beginner Quilting workshop due to time limitations.


Skill Requirements

Please note this is not a learn-to-sew class. Students must have basic machine sewing knowledge and be comfortable using a sewing machine. If you do not know how to sew, please take one of our Sewing 101 classes as a minimum prerequisite to this class.



Materials needed for class are available to be purchased at our shop in person or online as a local pick up order at a 10% student discount. Please note, within 24 hrs of registering for the workshop, you will receive the discount code for the materials needed. For a baby sized Looper Quilt Top you will need: 

*Note if you would like to work towards a larger quilt top, consult the pattern for material requirements

Class Details

Date & Time: Select above.
Location: Brooklyn Craft Company (here's where we're located)
Cost: $165 includes 7 hours of instruction, and use of our BERNINA sewing machines + tools. Does NOT include pattern, fabric or thread-- All required materials will be available for purchase during class at a 10% discount. 


All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.



Meet Your Instructor

Diana Rodgers is a fiber artist and educator who grew up on Long Island and is now based in Bronx, NY.  Since receiving a BFA from The Fashion Institute of Technology, Diana has pursued three creative career paths: fashion designer, manufacturer, and sewing educator. Sewing is the common thread among all three.

Most of her days are spent teaching people of all ages how to sew, but Diana finds time to work on soft sculptures, embroideries, and quilts.  Career highlights include teaching over 1000 people how to use a sewing machine, and selling her products to MoMA Design Store.

Find her work on Instagram @wonderthreads and dianarodgers.com



Special Thanks...

Thank you to BERNINA for furnishing Brooklyn Craft Company's sewing machines. Visit BERNINA online at WeAllSew.com.

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