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Small Whirligig with Nelly Vileikis

August 27, 2022 9:00 am
August 27, 2022 12:00 pm



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Class Title:  Small Whirligig

Teacher Name:  Nelly Vileikis

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Fee: $65.00

Class Day/Time: Saturday,  9:00 AM to NOON

Class Description:

No more fear of curves!  Learn a technique to create curvy shapes and dynamic movement as you stitch this dramatic quilt in class.  This design is made up entirely of squares, the curves appear as a result of fabric manupulation.  You might be able to do the entire quilt top in class.

Sewing Machines will be provided by PFAFF/Thornton & Co


Level:  INTERMEDIATE  Students must know how to sew a 1/4″ seam allowance and know how to use rotary cutting equipment

Registration necessary, class size limited 14

Supplies Needed:  Students will need to bring:

The Fabric ( Use colors and fabrics that you love) wof is assumed art 41″

  • Border and Binding (Black) 2/3 yd
  • Background (print on Black – not too busy) 1/3 yd
  • Whirligigs (texture and wavy stripes work great) 3 fat eights (one for each whirligig) a fat eight is a piece of fabric approx 9″ x 20″

Other supplies:

  • Small sharp scissors
  • thread to match your fabrics
  • sharp sewing pins
  • paper and pencil
  • small bottle of Elmer’s glue (white school glue)
  • reading glasses if you use them
  • and anything else you need to make your sewing enjoyable



Materials Fee: (payable to teacher)  $13.00


Cut Fabric as follows:

Border fabric: Cut 3 strips 4.5”, then cross cut each into 9 squares
                         Cut 1 strip 2.5” then cross cut each into 8 squares

Background Fabric: Cut 2 strips 4.5” then cross cut each into 9 squares
                                  Cut 1 strip 2.5” then cross cut into 16 squares

Whirligig fabric: From each fat eighth 
                             Cut 1 strip 4.5” x 20” then cross cut each into 4 squares
                             Cut 1 strip 2.5” x 20 then cross cut into 4 squares 

Fold and press each 2.5” square on a diagonal, right side out, to form a triangle.



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