Sustainable quilt college subscription - Special Launch Prices
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Become part of the first global quilting community for sustainability

Learn how to make beautiful quilts without harming the planet

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Monthly new classes

Monthly new quilt inspiration and ideas for you to try out.

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Community and live Q&A

Ask questions and get life feedback on your quilts.
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Quilt and do good

Your quilting contributes to a better world for everyone.
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My name is Rianne and I am a Sustainable Quilter


I started to make quilts from old clothes and second-hand fabrics out of budgetary reasons. However, soon I discovered that it is not only cheap, but also more fun than buying materials! Now 10 years later, I am even more convinced that you don't need to buy anything to make treasured quilted objects.  


The quilt I am holding in the photo is made from scraps from a lot of different people. This is one way quilting creates connection. Another way quilting connects people is by learning together and sharing techniques. My aim with Kick Ass Quilts is for people to connect, share, and learn how to craft a sustainable future through the quilting community.


That is why the slogan of Kick Ass Quilts is 'Societies trash will be our treasure'.    

Quilter Rianne sitting croslegged with a colourful crazy quilt as backdrop and a quilted laptop sleeve on her lap

A sustainable life through quilting

Quilting has an important place in a sustainable future


It has the ability to transform waste into value and beautiful objects for  everyday use. Since, fabric is one of the most polluting industries, more efficient use of the existing fabrics is vital.


In the Kick Ass Quilts College, I teach you how to quilt with second-hand fabrics and old clothes.  I do that with monthly full courses, challenges and project ideas to turn your old cloth into useful objects.

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Courses and a Community of Quilters

Kick Ass Quilts is the first global community for Sustainable Quilters. 


Quilt College guides to unleash your creativity and find a useful and meaningful outlet for your creative energy,  With project ideas and challenges I teach how to turn old clothes into beautiful quilts, 


I share my 10 years experience in thrifty quilting, and together we'll learn to be more sustainable day by day. Kick Ass Quilts college is all about connection, inspiration, and learning.  

Kick Ass Testimonials

I didn't need to buy any specialist equipment and emphasis was on enjoying making something, rather than making something perfect

quilted potholder-nikki-shaw made with lessons kick ass quilts college in pink and grey. Quilted with circular lines
Nikki Shaw

The written instructions were very clear to follow. The videos added that extra visual help that gave me confidence to finish the project.

Rita Bailey mini-quilt coaster  made in a nine patch pattern with a combination of red solid fabrics and fabric with autumn leaves
Rita Bailey

I have finished my very first quilt, and I am very pleased with it. I plan to gift it to my daughter, and I already have in mind some fabrics to make another one for myself.
angie-hale-with her quilted coaster made with the nine patch pattern in red and pink fabrics
Angie Hale

What do you get with a subscription to quilt college?

Key features of Quilt College  

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Monthly new lessons

# Grow from a novice to a confident quilter month by month

# Learn through useful and fun projects.

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Quilt Community

# Ask questions, show off your work and find inspiration

# Find extra quilting resources to expand your knowledge

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Giving back

# Part of the profit goes to a good cause

# Twice a year we make quilts for orphanages in Kenya

Sample of the quilt courses

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Quilting from A-Z

# Basics of quilt making with application to different projects

# Make different quilt projects based on your style

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Techniques from the world

# Learn quilting techniques from all different continents

# How to use diverse blocks and techniques in your own quilts

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Sustainable quilting

# How to work with old clothes and challenging fabrics

# Where to find sustainable fabrics to work with and how

Additional benefits of Quilt College membership

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Discounts & early bird access

# First dips on other products such as the holiday and lectures

# Member discounts on all other products 

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Q&A with a quilter

# Monthly Q&A session to get feedback on your quilts

# Introduction to each month's new course 

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Quilt activism

# Fight for a sustainable future for all  through quilting 

# Contribute to make quilting cool again

Become an ambassador of sustainable quilting

Kick Ass Quilts is a new initiative. Therefore, I am looking for ambassadors and advocates:  People who believe in my mission and want to make sustainable quilting big with me. 


That is why I decided to give a limited time only huge discount on the Quilt College membership. In the hope, this allows everyone  who wants to live more sustainably  to get in. 


This discount is lifetime, which means it applies as long as your membership runs. It is a ridiculous big discount, but I believe in fostering long-term commitment. Also, I want to reach many people, and this low price will make Quilt College accessible for many.


Will you join me on my mission of sustainable quilting? 

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€ 80,- / year (Life-time) 

Kick Ass Quilts College for Sustainable Quilting membership

  • Monthly new quilt courses
  • Community and Q&A with quilters to answer your questions and to chat & learn
  • Inspiration through monthly new quilt project ideas 
  • Challenges and programs to give back to the less fortunate
  • Learn how to become an all round (sustainable) quilter


Quilt College is the most complete place to start your journey to become a Sustainable Quilter. Learn in a vibrant,

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edna-quilt-front mini coaster made from grandchildren dresses with lessons kick ass quilt college in purple and white with bug fabric

I have just made my first quilt thanks to Rianne’s quilt college. So easy to follow instructions and well presented, with video tutorial for each step. Who knew fabric scraps could be so useful and no waste. I have a new hobby that’s for sure

Edna Peart

Questions? Check our FAQ 

College FAQ

Do I need to be present at certain times to follow the lessons?

No! All the lessons are online and ready for you to go. The only event with a set date and time is the Q&A, but that is an extra feature not required to follow the lessons. You can always put your question in the community or see the recordings of the Q&A in the lessons section.

Can I pay a subscription through paypal?

Yes, contact me at rianne@kickassquilts.org, so I can set it up for you

Do I need any prior quilting or sewing experience?

No! This college is for absolute beginners, as well as for people who want to know more about sustainable or mindfull quilten.

What if I don't like quilting lessons?

We have a 14-day money back guarantee for the courses, and a 90-days guarantee for the subscription. No questions asked.

Although of course I hope you contact me before this time, so I can resolve any issues you might have

What if I finish all the lessons? Will I have nothing else to do?

Of course not! There will be new lessons every month. Also, take some time to explore the community and the additional resources shared there. Or interact with your fellow quilters in the community.

Is this college interesting for experienced quilters?

Yes! We not only focus on teaching a novel way of quilting that is less-burdensome of the environment. We also focus on creating a community of likeminded people based on the tradition of connection and togetherness in quilting. The challenges and projects would be most interesting for you as an experiences quilter

Are the lessons for machine or hand quilting?

Both! All our lessons show how to make the quilts both with and without sewing machine. In this way, everyone can participate

How long will the lessons take me?

This depends on the time you have available. However, the first lesson is made in such a way you can finish it within a month if you spend 30 minutes per day on it, and quicker if you work on a sewing machine.

There are 6 modules in total with 18 lessons and a bonus project. Together, the lessons give a comprehensive overview of basic quilting techniques. So you can apply that knowledge and create more quilts with it, once you've mastered the basic Quilting From A-Z lesson.

What is the price of the course in American dollar?

It is around $11. The exact price will be converted through the checkout based on current exchange rate by the payment provider. I cannot influence that

What is the price of the course in British Pounds?

The price is around £8,-. The exact price will be calculated during checkout, and is based on current exchange rate. That is done by the payment provider and is something I cannot influence.

100% satisfaction

90 days money-back guarantee if you are not happy with the quilt lessons. Contact Kick Ass Quilts if you have any concerns or questions

You made it to the bottom of this page, fantastic. I need determined people like you to make Sustainable Quilting big. Join me in Quilt College for the idiotic low price of €80,- / year

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