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