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Beginning Quilt Making- 10/22 thru 11/19 (Class is Full)



Learn the fundamentals of quilting while creating a table runner from start to finish.

This 5 week class will cover the fundamentals - fabric preparation, cutting, sewing, pressing and other quilt making techniques. You will learn how to make 6 basic blocks found in many quilting designs. You will assemble these blocks into a quilt top, learn how to machine quilt with your walking foot and finally you will bind your runner.

This is a great class for new quilters as well as those who have done some quilting but haven’t taken a class.

Supply List:

You will need a working sewing machine that does a straight stitch.  Be sure to bring bobbins and needles - a #80 Microtex needle is a good choice

    (If you aren’t familiar with how to use your machine, take some time to learn how to thread it, fill the bobbin, change stitch length and adjust tension.)

 

  1. Rotary cutter - 45mm

  2. Quilting rulers - 6 1/2" x 24 1/2” plus 6 1/2” square or 6 1/2" x 12 1/2"

  3. Cutting mat - 18” by 24” is a good size

  4. Quilting pins

  5. Scissors

  6. Seam ripper

  7. Marking pencil

  8. Spray starch - from the laundry section of the grocery store

  9. A container to keep your project in

 

BE SURE TO PUT YOUR NAME ON ALL YOUR TOOLS

 

Twin Cities Quilting will provide irons and ironing surfaces

Bring the above supplies to class.  We will discuss other tools you may want to purchase.

 

Fabric requirements:

    Note - choose your fabrics before class begins - the staff at Twin Cities Quilting will be glad to help you select your fabrics

 

We will be using 5 fabrics in your runner:

  1. 3 Fat Quarters

  2. 1/3 yard of another fabric that you plan to use more of

  3. 1/2 yard background fabric

 

  1. In addition you will need:

  2. 1/3 yard binding

  3. 3/4 yard backing

  4. Batting - Hobbs 80/20 fusible (available in crib size at Twin Cities Quilting)

  5. 50 weight 100% cotton thread for piecing (gray is a good basic)

Skill Level:
beginner
Instructor Name:
Rose Allen

Beginning Quilt Making- 10/22 thru 11/19 (Class is Full)

Cost:
$ 98.99
5 Sessions
Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Fri, Nov 5, 2021 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Fri, Nov 12, 2021 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

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