Beginner Sampler Quilt - Jun 15, 2019 10:00 pm
This class is for the advanced beginning quilter, who is confident sewing seam allowances. Learn to make 7 quilt blocks while making new friends! Join quilt artist Janet Fulton for this fun "Learn to Quilt 2" class at Maggie's in Longmont. During two classes, you will learn to make the blocks for the Sampler quilt, found of page 41 of "Start Quilting with Alex Anderson" 3rd Edition. There will be some homework. These blocks are standard blocks used for many quilts and will provide skills for moving on to more advanced quilting projects.
Learn how to: Pick out a winning combination of fabrics
Chose the best thread and needles for your piecing project
Safely and efficiently use quilting and sewing tools
Accurately cut and sew blocks together
Prepare your quilt for quilting
Saturdays, May 4 and 18, 9:30-12:30
Class Requirements: Start Quilting With Alex Anderson, 3rd edition, $14.99. Rotary Cutter, Rotary Mat, Rotary Ruler, Scissors, Clover Patchwork Pins (fine), 50 weight neutral thread (wait to purchase after fabric selection is made), Seam Ripper, Size 70 sewing machine needles, Creative Grids 6? Log Cabin Trim Tool, Creative Grids 8? Ultimate Flying Geese Tool and Sewing Machine in good working order and machine instruction manual. (If you do not have a sewing machine, Maggie's will provide one for you for the class.)
Optional: Best Press spray starch
Please note* Students receive a 15% discount on all class materials purchased at Maggie's.