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Beginning Quilting – Friendship Star Block Pillow (or multiple blocks) with Pam Bice

August 24, 2023 4:00 pm
August 24, 2023 7:00 pm



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Class Title:  Beginning Quilting – Friendship Star Block Pillow (or multiple blocks)

Teacher Name: Pam Bice

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Fee: $65.00

Class Day/Time: Thursday, 4:00PM to 7:00PM

Class Description:

In this class the student will learn quilting basics including measuring and cutting, using rotary cutter, how to read a pattern, making half square triangles (3 methods); 1/4 inch seam allowance (how to check for accuracy); assembling blocks.

Students will cut and sew a Friendship Star block.  We will discuss variations on the block; briefly discuss color theory, show ways to use the block to make a quilt.

I will demonstrate how to do basic quilting and make the block into a  pillow. There will be leftover material, enough for 2 additional blocks if students wish to exchange blocks.

No quilting experience is necessary – basic sewing knowledge is helpful.


Pfaff  sewing machines will be provided for you to use  in class by Thornton & Co


Registration necessary, class size limited 14

Supplies Needed:

  • One fat quarter for main color
  • 2 fat quarters for background
  • 1 fat quarter for backing for pillow
  • neutral thread
  • Fat quarter is 18″ x 22″
  • fusible cotton batting for pillow, 15 inch square
  • Basic sewing supplies including scissors, thread, pins and needles
  • Quilting supplies including cutting mat, rotary cutter and quilting ruler(s) – Can borrow teacher’s supplies if you do not own quilting supplies

Materials Fee: KITS OPTIONAL

4 fat quarters and fusible batting – $18

Fusible batting (15″ square) – $6

Beginners Quilting Kit – $15.95 (rotary cutter, ruler, pins, instruction book, marking pencil)


Homework:  None

A 4.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.

An Admission ticket must be purchased to attend all classes

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