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Beginners Quilt Piecing Class - 2023



Learn to piece a LAP/BABY SIZE 48"x57"quilt top together with the YELLOW BRICK ROAD pattern by Terry Atkinson.  This is a wonderful pattern for a beginner quilter to learn many valuable quilt piecing techniques.

Materials for class should be purchased in advance of the class. 
1. Yellow Brick Road Pattern.
2. All Fabric according to pattern information for lap/baby size quilt top.
Techniques taught:
  • Picking out fabrics
  • Preparing fabrics
  • Cutting strips
  • Use of Rotary cutter, ruler, and mat with safety
  • Learn what a 1/4 inch seam really is
  • Understanding fabric design composition and lay out
  • Piecing units together
  • Accurate measurements
  • Arranging blocks 
  • Stitching Blocks together
  • Pressing techniques
  • Attaching borders

This is an all day work shop that begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. There will be an hour lunch break from noon - 1 p.m. You may bring your lunch or go out to eat.

Requirements and Supplies needed:
  • Pattern Yellow Brick Road (pattern gives amounts of fabric needed for LAP/BABY SIZE project)
  • Rotary cutter 45mm size
  • Rotary cutting ruler at least a 6x12 inch ruler
  • Fabric for project (if purchased through The Fabric Merchant receive a 15% discount on fabric and supplies only.)
  • Thread for project
  • Sewing machine in good working order. (Bring Manual) This is important for your personal sewing machine to be in good working order.
  • 1/4 inch presser foot (optional)
  • New size 14 needle
  • Fabric Scissors and small thread trimming scissors 
  • Sewing accessories (pins, marking pens or pencils, seam gauge, etc
Tables, cutting mats, irons and ironing boards will be provided.




Skill Level:
beginner
Skill Details:
This is a beginner piecing quilt top class only. Student should have general knowledge on how to operate a sewing machine.
Materials Included:
Tables, cutting mats, irons and ironing boards will be provided
Requirements:
Requirements and Supplies needed: Pattern Yellow Brick Road (pattern gives amounts of fabric needed for LAP SIZE project) Rotary cutter 45mm size Rotary cutting ruler at least a 6x12 inch ruler Fabric for project (if purchased through The Fabric Merchant receive a 15% discount on fabric and supplies only.) Thread for project Sewing machine in good working order (bring manual) 1/4 inch presser foot (optional) New size 14 needle Fabric Scissors and small thread trimming scissors Sewing accessories (pins, marking pens or pencils, seam gauge, etc Tables, cutting mats, irons and ironing boards will be provided
Instructor Name:
Roxenne Kendall

Beginners Quilt Piecing Class - 2023

Cost:
$ 90.00
7 hour hands-on workshop
YBR-3:   Sat, Mar 18, 2023 at 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
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There is parking in the back of our building and can be entered from 1st or 2nd street alleys. Look for the deck with white french doors and the quilt square above the doorway. There is limited parking on 2nd Street.  There is no parking directly in front of the store. Thank you, we are worth the parking effort.

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Phone: 1.417-622-0012
Email: thefabricmerchant@yahoo.com
Address: 120 S. Main St.
Joplin, MO  64801
Open: Mon-Sat, 9:00-3:00

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