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Beginner Quilt Class | MO

2023 classes: Pattern will be “Jacob’s Ladder” on page 10 in MODERN VIEWS with 3-YARD QUILTS by Donna Robertson.

This is a FUN class and teaches all the tricks of the trade! This class is for piecing a 3-yard Quilt Top.
Size: 44” x 58” (approximate)


Class runs for two weeks and at the end of that time you should have a completed quilt top.

Quilting and binding will be discussed and you can finish these at home or send to your favorite Long Arm Quilter. 

First Week:  
Learn to cut fabric, piece Half Square Triangles (HST’s) and 4-Patches, Square up the HST and 4-patch units. Discuss Row Assembly. 

Second Week
Add borders to complete your quilt top.
We will discuss quilting options
We will demonstrate how to make and apply binding 

Learning Objectives
Reading a pattern
Common Abbreviations in Quilting
Thread Selection
Fabric Selection
Tools of the trade 
Rotary Cutting Tips
Ironing vs Pressing
Accurate Piecing
     Learn how to square up your blocks
     Learn an accurate 1/4" seam for piecing
Quilting Options
     We will discuss options on finishing your table runner
Binding Basics
    Binding demonstration on making and attaching

Supply List:
Book:  MODERN VIEWS with 3-YARD QUILTS by Donna Robertson
Pattern: Jacob’s Ladder on page 10

Sewing Machine with foot pedal and electrical cord (be sure you know how to use it!)
Coordinating Thread and bobbins
Basic Sewing Supplies; pins, scissors, wonder clips, seam ripper, etc
Rotary Cutter and Mat
Ruler for Rotary Cutting:  6 1/2" x 22"*  (approximate)
A 7 1/2 inch Square Ruler or bigger to trim 7 1/2 inch blocks

Marking Pen* or Pencil*  (frixion, ball point, etc)

Fabric Requirements:  
3- 1 yard coordinating Fabrics (OSewpersonal has coordinated 3 yard bundles already cut for  

4 yards Backing Fabric (not needed for class)
1/2 yard Binding Fabric (not needed for class)

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Materials Included: instruction
Instructor: Sue Peggs
Instructor Bio: Sue Peggs
instruction only, pattern & fabrics extra

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.