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Using Rulers and Templates
A great number of shapes are possible with consistency and precision when you use rulers or templates. Learn how to use the rulers safely and explore designs like waves, crosshatching and echoing. Rulers just may become your favourite quilting design tool!
This is a virtual class offered through Zoom. Once you have registered, you will be send an email with the invite and a pdf of notes.
alpha banner - bless this house
Learn the quick and easy techniques for these little machine applique wall banners that are great for gift giving or hanging on a wall! This applique technique is super simple and you can apply this method for any applique pattern!
Learn how to make the quilt, prepare the applique pieces and stitch them in place.
There are 3 lessons in this class that include a downloadable pattern and videos. This on-line class is available to you to watch as many times as you want forever and right now (until October 1, it's FREE!!!)
Register now and don't forget to check out the other Alpha Banner patterns in this series.
Managing Quilts on a Frame
01/19 - 01/23
Learn some great tricks and tips for preparing your quilt for the longarm and how to manage that quilt as you work on it. We'll focus on starting with a square quilt and ending with a square quilt. This class is design for all levels of quilts. We can always learn more, right?
Introduction to Longarm Quilting
01/19 - 01/23
This is the perfect class for you if you want to learn how to use a longarm quilting machine. It's a modified version of my Longarm Certification course. In this class, we'll focus on using the machine for rentals. I'll walk you through loading the quilt, setting up the machine (thread, needles, tension, etc) and some basic quilting skills so you have confidence for your rental.
Fabric Dyeing - an introduction
01/19 - 01/23
Get a taste of fabric dyeing in this introductory class. We'll learn the basics of dyeing FQ of fabric and learn how to do a bit of colour theory. All fabrics, dyes and chemicals included.
Dye a total of 18 FQ [4.5 meters]. Dye a 3 step and a 6 step value gradation [dark to light] using 2 methods, dye a 3 step and a 6 step 2 colour progression [red to blue, blue to yellow or yellow to red] using 2 methods. Students may have opportunity to dye additional FQ of fabric at $5 each.
Learn how easy it is to stitch these beautiful flowers and leaves.
Learn how to accurately cut and piece some beautiful quilts.
Learn how to use a longarm quilting machine and get those quilts finished!!!!!
If you are looking for something not quilt related, here's the page for you!
Creating your own fabrics adds another dimension to your quilting!