Urban Garden with Nelly Vileikis

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August 25, 2022 12:00 pm
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August 25, 2022 3:00 pm

$65.00

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Class Title:  Urban Garden

Teacher Name:  Nelly Vileikis

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Fee: $65.00

Class Day/Time: Thursday,  Noon to 3:00 PM

Class Description:

Urban Garden is one of Nelly’s newest modern designs.  The inspiration comes from empty walls of buildings that are being transformed into beautiful hanging gardens all throughout the world to help combat pollution.  Learn some of the trick to strip piece this modern quilt using as little as five fabrics.  Walk away with the know-how and confidence, plus a few blocks that were completed in class, to finish your quilt top at home.

Sewing machines will be provided by PFAFF/Thornton & Co

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Level:  INTERMEDIATE   Student 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:  wof is at least 44″

  • block centers 1/4 yd of three different fabrics
  • background fabric (BF) 1 yd (white)
  • Path Fabric (PF) 1 1/2 yd (gray)(including binding)
  • Backing 2 yds
  • Batting 45″ x 70″

Other Supplies

  • Neutral threads to match your fabrics
  • small sharp scissors
  • extra fine sewing pins
  • rotary cutter with a new blade
  • rotary cutting mat and a ruler 12″ x 6″
  • Reading glasses if you use them
  • and anything else you can’t sew without

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Materials Fee: (payable to teacher)  $14.00


Homework:

PRE-CLASS PREPARATION

Block Centers: From each of three fabrics cut one strip 7.5” x wof, then cut each strip into four 7.5” squares, for a total of 12 squares.

Cut and label as indicated in parenthesis. Place in small bags or a container where fabric does not get wrinkled.

From BF

Cut fifteen 1.5” strips; one 2.5”; one 4.5”. Then cross cut and/or label as follows:

  • Take two 1.5” strips cut each into 5 sections 1.5” x 7.5” label (A) (makes 10 of A)
  • Take three 1.5” strips cut each into 4 sections 1.5” x 8.5” label (B) (makes 12 of B), from the left overs cut 2 sections 1.5” x 7.5” and label (A) (now we have 12 of A)
  • Take two 1.5” strips. Save one whole and from the other cut a section 1.5” x 14.5” (for step 3)
  • Label the 2.5” strip (for step 5)
  • Take three 1.5” strips cut each into 4 sections 1.5” x 10.5” (E)
  • Take two strips 1.5” label them (for step 11)
  • Label the 4.5” strip (for step 13)
  • Take three 1.5” strips (H) (sashing)

From PF

Cut 20 strips 2.5” x wof

  • Take two strips. Save one whole and from the other cut a section 2.5” x 14.5” (for step 3)
  • Label one 2.5” strip (for step 5)
  • From each of 4 strips cut 3 sections 2.5” x 11.5” (D) (makes 12 of D)
  • Label 2 strips (for step 11)
  • Label 1 strip (for step 13)
  • From each of 4 strips cut 3 sections 2.5” x 13.5” (G) (makes 12 of G)
  • Label 1 strip (bottom border) (step 21)
  • Set 5 strips aside and label (for binding)

 

Find all strips for step 3 and save them together.

Find all strips for step 5 and save them together.

Find all strips for step 11 and save them together.

Find all strips for step 13 and save them together.

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