The Basic Quilt

$235.00

Learn all the steps to make a basic lap quilt from start to finish – from cutting, to piecing, to quilting and binding.  This is a great introductory quilting class and perfect for anyone comfortable on a sewing machine who wants to learn how to quilt and learn the fundamentals of patchwork design.

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Description

Instructor: Julie Ryan

Recommended Experience Level: Beginner (basic sewing machine experience needed, we will be sewing with 1/4″ seams so you will want to feel comfortable enough to tackle that!), and great for intermediate and advanced sewists as well!

Supplies List:

For Quilt Top:
– 3 x 1/2 yd quilting cotton
– 2 x 3/4 yd quilting cotton
– Cotton sewing thread, large spool, in a neutral or to match your fabrics.
(Note on fabrics: if you are unsure about fabric choices, try to create a variation in light, dark, and scale of prints.
Tools:
– Pilot Frixion Pen
– 6” or 6 1/2” x 24” quilting ruler
– 45mm Rotary Cutter with a fresh blade
– 100 Curved Basting Pins (1 1/2” – 2” long)
– Hand sewing needle (Clover Black Gold Sharps recommended)

To Finish Quilt:
– Batting: 45” square
– Backing: 1 1/4yd quilting cotton
– Binding: 3/8 yd quilting cotton
– Cotton sewing thread, large spool, for quilting
(Note: these materials will not be used until Week 4 or 5. You may choose to wait until closer to then to choose your backing and binding fabric, to match how your quilt top is turning out!)
*PLEASE DO NOT PREWASH/DRY FABRIC PRIOR TO CLASS

Additional information

Dates

Apr 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13 (6:30pm-9pm)