Beginner Quilt Making Class

Fall 2019 Beginner Quilt Making with Karen

September 15, 22, 29, October 6 and 20
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm 
Fee: $70 plus Book

In this class we will make a machine pieced quilt top using 9 different blocks. We will discuss fabric selection, sewing supplies, rotary cutting techniques and traditional and contemporary piecing. We will be using the book “Yes, You Can Quilt”, available at Quilters Haven.

The last class session will cover sashing, borders, quilt layering and quilting guidance as well as basic binding instructions.

  • Basic sewing machine and sewing skills
  • Rotary cutter, scissors, pins, 6 X 12 and/or 6 x 18 inch rulers
  • A variety of cotton quilting fabrics
  • "You Can Quilt! Building Skills for Beginners" by Gardenia and Oddie

Cost: $ 70.00
Supplies and book extra. Book is: You Can Quilt! Building Skills for Beginners by Gardenia and Oddie
Skill Level:beginner
Requirements:Basic sewing skills and a working sewing machine are required. Sewing machine in working order with new needles and 1/4" presser foot, if possible. You will also need straight pins, sharp fabric scissors, rotary cutter with sharp blade, rulers (12" x 6", 24" x 6" and/or square ruler, if you have one), cutting mat (a few are at the store) thread (neutral colors such as gray, beige, white or thread to match your fabric if you already have it), pen, pencil and pad of paper, marking pen-erasable (can purchase at the store). These are the basics. We will cover supplies and necessities on the first night of the class and I will share some rulers and mats also.
Instructor Name:Karen Driessen