Learn to sew curved seams easily as you design a great quilt. Fun way to use scraps OR plan fabrics/colors carefully to create a masterpiece--Coloring Sheet provided before class. Templates for 10" blocks can be purchased in advance from various ETSY sellers. Or you can learn to prepare your own templates from plastic template and a paper pattern. A 12" die is available from Accu Cut--cut fabric in advance if you have the cutter system. Small Kit Fee.
Have Charm packs you don't know what to do with? Learn 4 fast and fun blocks using 5" squares to make 3" blocks. Techniques taught include paper piecing, speed sewing flying geese, Nine patches so fast, and X Blocks--stack and shuffle. All techniques can be used for larger blocks too. Handout fee required. Students love the versatility of this one. 6 hour workshop.
A fun block to make, it looks new and fresh with bright colors. Each block uses 7 different fabrics, use whatever you like, scraps work! Learn excellent cutting and sewing skills and you will be amazed how accurate your piecing is, especially where 4 seams meet. A great 3 hour workshop.
Five Easy Pieces:
|Five Easy Pieces|
|Pieces of the Past--Circa 1875|
Replicate this circa 1875 quilt with your choice of reproduction or contemporary fabrics. Learn several ways to make flying geese, design your quilt with careful color placement or randomly. Make it easy or more challenging, your choice. Improve your piecing while making a great quilt. Full Day Workshop
The Village, AKA Quilters' Scrap Houses: