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First Time Quilt Making - Beginner's Quilt Class - Three-Rail Fence Quilt



BEGINNING QUILTING

Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? Need a refresher course while making a fun quilt?


Join Helen on this 6-week project-driven journey from color selection to proper cutting to piecing and beyond. All levels welcome; however, the focus will be on best practices of basic quilting.

PROJECT:
Three-Rail Quilt (one of 7 projects from the required book, "First Time Quiltmaking")

FINISHED PROJECT:
36 ½" x 48 ½"

HOMEWORK:

There will be homework between classes to ensure you complete your quilt      

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS 6-PART COURSE:

  • Fabrics

  • Color

  • Tools

  • Supplies

  • Preparing fabrics

  • Using a rotary cutter and rulers to cut fabric

  • Sub-cutting fabric

  • Following pattern directions

  • Sewing accurate ¼" seams

  • Stitch length

  • Thread weight

  • Pressing seams

  • Cutting squares

  • Squaring up blocks

  • Assembling a quilt top

  • Quilting techniques

  • Binding a quilt

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE MATERIALS, SUPPLIES, AND COURSE OUTLINE


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This is a beginning quilting class, NOT a beginning sewing class. Students should be comfortable using a sewing machine and sewing straight lines. They should have knowledge of how their sewing machine operates.
Requirements: PLEASE download the materials, supplies and course outline above for all details!

Sewing machines will not be necessary on the first day of class.

Book required: "First-Time Quiltmaking: learning to quilt in six easy lesssons". Second Edition Revised and Expanded.

Each student must have their own copy.
Instructor: Helen Abernathy
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