- Intermediate Baltimore Album Quilt
Join us for a series of 6 monthly classes that will offer continuing
lessons of the fine art of Baltimore Album Quilts.
These 6 sequential lessons are designed to introduce you to the
patterns that deserve a place of honor in your Baltimore Album
Quilt. A variety of patterns including a vase of flowers, a woven
basket of flowers, epergne of fruit, wreath with love birds,
cornucopia, ship with wreath, and framed scene will be studied.
Each student will be encouraged to make their own floral arrangement
to fit the theme of their album quilt. Each lesson will also
include advance study of appliqué methods of making flowers,
fruits, vegetables, leaves, branches, stems, and birds. (Prerequisite: Confident appliqué skills - beginner
in session...3rd Fridays - 6 classes: Fri., April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, Aug.
18, Sept. 15 (9:30am-12pm)
class fee $87.00; view or print supplies list
- Color Class
Whether you just want to improve your ability to select fabrics
for your quilts or you feel totally overwhelmed by the thought
of combining fabrics and colors, you will find lots to learn
in this class. During the first session, you will learn to use
the 3-in-1 Color Tool, by Joen Wolfrom, by totally immersing
yourself in fabrics and color. After this most important step,
you'll explore color theory and how it relates to your quilts.
There is no sewing involved and all levels of stitchers are welcome.
Sat., May 13 & 27 (9:30am-12pm); min. 5/max. 15
Class fee $33.00 - view or print supplies list
- Learn to Make a T-Shirt Quilt!
You'll only be making two blocks in class, but will be able
to continue the process to complete a quilt top. The process
will include prepping a t-shirt for sewing, trimming the t-shirt,
and sewing fabric strips onto t-shirt to make a quilt square.
Prerequisite: working knowledge of your sewing machine,
sew straight stitch and knowledge of rotary cutter use
Tues., May 23 (9:30am-12:30pm); min. 3/max. 6
class fee $19.00 - view or print supplies list
- Hand Quilting - Beginning to End
A time-treasured art...learn from an award-winning quilter!
These lessons will include a comprehensive review of the methods
for making small, even and straight hand quilting stitches using
the traditional rocking stitch.
The lessons study the stitch, choices of fabric and battings,
marking your quilt, quilting on a hoop with discussion of using
a floor frame and other tools that are helpful for hand quilting.
Kit required; pieces to be determined.
Sat., June 10 & 24 (9:30a-12p); min. 4/max. 12
class fee $33.00 - view or print supplies list
sample pic coming soon
- Prepared Edge Using Apliquick Tools
A hot, new way to prepare your fabric pieces for appliqué!
This method has grown fast in popularity, and can be used for
either hand or machine appliqué.
The class will demonstrate step by step, and you will complete
all the pieces of a simple flower pattern, including adhering
it to a background block, ready to applique by hand or machine.
*The actual appliqueing will not be done in class.
Sat., June 3 OR Sat., June 17 OR Mon., June
19 (9:30a-12:30p) min. 3/max 10
class fee $19.00; kit $6.00 - view or print supply list