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Online Classes

Online Quilting Classes

Online Quilting and Sewing Classes

Looking through Pile O’ Fabric you will see a focus and love for helping the beginner quilter and general crafter establish a solid sewing foundation through step by step beginner tutorials, classes and patterns. Through her online classes teacher Alyssa Lichner hopes to inspire everyone (beginner and veteran alike) to continue learning, to step out of their comfort zones, to try new techniques, join new events, try new products, and fall more in love with quilting and sewing than they’ve ever been.

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Skill Builder BOM 2014

Online Class taught by Alyssa Lichner

Build your skills as a quilter and sewist taking the 2014 Skill Builder BOM, a quilt-as-you-go, modern, block of the month online class taught by Alyssa Lichner. For quilters of all levels beginner to seasoned! Step-by-step detailed piecing and quilting instructions are included for all 15 blocks in the For the Love of Sewing Quilt. Even though 2014 is over you can join this class at anytime! Work at your own pace you will receive forever access to the class lessons and a full 200+ pdf e-book!

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Skill Builder BOM 2015

Online Class taught by Alyssa Lichner

Spend a year building your skills as a quilter and sewist during the 2015 Skill Builder BOM, a quilt-as-you-go, modern, block of the month online class taught by Alyssa Lichner. For quilters of all levels beginner to seasoned! This block of the month includes lifetime access to the online class where you can access one lesson every month or work at your own pace (class cost is a one time fee). These monthly lessons include pdf's with step-by-step detailed piecing instructions as well as video tutorials teaching you the different techniques used in the Technicolor Galaxy quilt (60" x 60").

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Online Quilting Classes

Meet The Teacher

Alyssa Lichner is a graphic designer turned avid sewist. She writes modern quilting tutorials and shares techniques and inspiration on her blog, Pile O’ Fabric.

Alyssa has a passion for exploring different techniques and applying them to modern designs. She is thankful to have the opportunity to share these techniques, through her classes, with quilters around the world. She always encourages her students to challenge themselves to try new things and to approach quilting with a fearless attitude.

Online Quilting Classes

Online Class Benefits



Lessons include step-by-step instructions with clear photos.



Video tutorials bring you front and center to learn different sewing techniques as if you were in person in the sewing room.



Take interactive sewing courses on your computer or tablet, working at your own pace. Anywhere, 24 hours a day, with access forever.



Download course lesson instructions and templates in a PDF format so you can easily print and sew.



Engage in discussions, share photos of your projects, and ask questions along the way.

Online Class FAQ's


Who should take Pile O' Fabric online classes?

Pile O' Fabric classes are great for all sewists, whether you are a quilter or not. Classes vary in difficulty among Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced.


How long does it take to complete an online class?

The length of each class offered will vary. For example, a “Block of the Month” typically lasts a full year with lesson's being posted every month. However, all classes can be taken at your own pace. Once you're enrolled you will have access to the course forever!


Do I have to buy any additional supplies?

You will need the necessary fabric and supplies for the class. The basic supply kits include some of the specialty supplies that will be needed during the course of the class. Supply kits for the class can be purchased in the shop. It is assumed that you have the needed sewing tools such as a Sewing Machine, Iron, Pressing Board, Rotary Cutter, Cutting Mat, Scissors, Pins, Matching Thread, Seam Ripper, Basting Pins, Etc.


Once I’ve completed a step in a class, can I go back and review the content again?

Yes. Once a class is purchased, it is yours to access and review at any time forever even if you have completed a lesson.