Basic Quiltmaking

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Basic Quiltmaking
Watch for a class this fall!

This is a beginning Quiltmaking class.  Objects of the class:

  1. Threads and Needles
  2. Picking the right colors for you quilt
  3. Cutting with a rotary cutter
  4. Using a ruler to straighten and cut fabric
  5. Mastering the quarter inch seam allowance
  6. Traditional piecing patches verses strip piecing
  7. Making a simple quilt block.
  8. Pressing verses ironing.

Supplies Needed

50 or 60 wt 100% cotton thread (recommend Aurifil or Mettler) Cream, Taupe or Beige
70/10 or 80/12 regular sewing machine needles
6 1/2" x 12 1/2" Creative Grid Ruler - Required
6 1/2" x 24 1/2" Creative Grid Ruler - Required
Rotary Cutter 45M or 60M
Glass Head Pins - Bohin
I Sew for fun Seam Guide (optional if you have a quarter inch foot for your machine)
3 different fabrics - light, medium & dark 1/3 yard each.  Please no large scale prints.
#2 Pencil
Seam Ripper
Notebook for taking notes
Sewing Machine - Required and must be familiar with how to use.  Don’t forget to pack your cord and foot for the machine)
Bobbins for your machine