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Quilting 101: Introduction to Patchwork

Quilting 101: Introduction to Patchwork

$0.00 $75.00

Level Level 2

This is a general guideline, check individual class page for more details.

Beginner: No experience necessary — we’ll teach you everything!

Beginner Plus:   You have taken a 101 class or equivalent. You are familiar with threading your machine or know basic knit or crochet stitches.

Intermediate: You’ve got a few projects under your belt. You’ve made a few things and are looking to increase your knowledge.

Advanced: You know quite a bit about your chosen craft and you’re ready to take it to the next level.

Teacher Amy

Welcome to the world of quilt making! This class is the first module in a series of three classes designed to teach you how to make a quilt, from beginning (piecing) to  end (binding).

Students in this class will learn how to use a rotary cutter, patchwork techniques (including achieving an accurate 1/4” seam allowance) and strip piecing. By the end of the class, you’ll have a small quilt top and be ready for the second module, Quilting 102: Introduction to Machine Quilting. The third module, which may be taken afterwards, is Quilting 103: Binding Your Quilt. These three modules must be taken in order, though they are offered individually, so as to make it easier for students to fit the classes into their schedules. 

The successful student will have completed Sewing 101 or have equivalent skills and be very comfortable using a sewing machine. This should include threading, winding a bobbin and adjusting machine settings.

Required Materials (sold separately)

  • 1/2 yard main fabric (background)
  • 1 fat quarter contrast fabric
  • one spool of 50wt cotton thread in neutral grey. (We will provide thread for this 12/17 class session)
  • Optional: 45 mm rotary cutter,  6" or 6.5" x 24" rotary cutting ruler

Ages 18+
*Please note that for the safety of our community and staff, we require a properly worn mask for all in-person events.