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Quilt Basics Class

Next Session Begins Wednesday, May 1st

This class is for anyone who wants to learn to make quilts or sharpen their sewing skills. Skills covered include: cutting, pressing, piecing (getting the perfect 1/4” seam), common quilt techniques like half square triangles and flying geese, trimming, borders, and binding. After this 6-week class, you will have a completed small quilt project (shown below) and even have the opportunity to longarm quilt it yourself. If you have a sewing machine and basic supplies - bring them. If not, there are machines available to use in class. Class size is limited to allow individual attention. Class Fee $75  

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Classes Cover:

  • Cutting Fabric using a Rotary Cutter and Rulers

  • Proper pressing techniques

  • Getting the perfect quilter's 1/4" seam allowance

  • Half Square Triangles

  • Working with Triangles

  • Flying Geese

  • Trimming to ensure square blocks

  • Proper ways to measure and add borders

  • Binding your project entirely by machine

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Class requirements:

No sewing experience or machine is required, but if you do have a sewing machine, please bring it. 

You will need the following fabrics: (Complete fabric bundles available for $62.)

1/2 yard each of 5 fabrics. (or 3/4 yard each to allow for some oopsies)

1/3 yard (12") binding fabric

1 1/4 yard for backing

Neutral thread

Additional items to bring if you have them: 6 1/2" square ruler, rotary cutter

Cutting mats, Ironing pads, irons, pins, seam rippers are are available in the classroom along with basic sewing machines for use in class, if needed.

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