The Quilt Patch

The Quilt Patch

Classes | The Basics

Better Homes And Gardens Quilt Sampler

Bernina

Classes: The Basics

The introductory classes on this page are designed for the beginner and those who want to brush up on the basics.

Students: Please remember that you must be comfortable using your sewing machine if you wish to take a machine-oriented class. If you cannot bring your machine, ask about reserving one of our Bernina classroom machines. IF YOU NEED TO PURCHASE REQUIRED BOOKS, PATTERNS, ETC., PLEASE LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE TO ASSURE THAT WE HAVE ENOUGH IN STOCK FOR CLASS NEEDS. We can reserve your items for you.

Piecing Classes

Beginning Quiltmaking: Piecing by Machine
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Whether you are a true beginner or not, this class will open up a new world of quiltmaking based on time-tested techniques. Not only will you learn all of the major block styles, but the entire quilt-making process including how to draft, make templates, mark, cut, machine piece, appliqué, quilt and finish. Students can expect to complete a sampler top, possibly quilt and finish it. *Sewing machine required in class for 3 sessions only. Ask or click here for a supply list.
$99
8 sessions
Beginner
Instructor: Leslie Pfeifer
THU 7:00PM- 9:00PM: (2018) May 31, Jun 07, 14
Paper Piece for Fun
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Learn the basics of foundation (paper) piecing: stitching, trimming, all the little tricks for success, and have some fun. Give these mini quilts as gifts to friends and family or make a collage of your favorites for your home. Ask for supply list (some suggested patterns will be noted). *Sewing machine & pattern required. Ask for a supply list.
$30
1 session
All levels
Instructor: Leslie Pfeifer
SAT 10:30AM- 1:30PM: (2018) Jun 02

Other Basic Skills

Binding Basics
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The binding of your quilt should not be left to chance, but requires the appropriate finished edge. Learn straight and bias binding, when to use them and how to miter perfect corners. *Sewing machine optional, book Happy Endings required. Ask for a supply list.
$30
1 session
All levels
Instructor: Kathy Gray
SUN 1:00PM- 4:00PM: (2018) Jun 24