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815-729-1600
MON-SAT: 9:30 - 5:30

Beginning Quilting



If you have always wanted to learn to quilt then Beginning Quilting is for you! In 5 weeks you will be able to complete a quilt top for a lap sized quilt (cutting and sewing homework is required).
  • Learn about the basic tools required for quilting and choosing fabric
  • Learn skills on how to read a pattern, rotary cutting and machine piecing
  • Learn how to prepare your quilt top for quilting, quilting tips and how to bind and finish your quilt
  • Tips and techniques to make your first quilt a winner will be provided
Test-drive one of our computerized sewing machines to complete your quilt.
Skill Details:
Beginning Quilting
Materials Included:
The store has computerized sewing machines for your use during class times.
Requirements:
You will need the following supplies: "Fire Escape" pattern from Atkinson Designs .Fabric (instructor will assist you in picking out your fabrics during the first class, if needed). Fabric should be 100% cotton and you will need 5 - 1 yard cuts of assorted prints, 5/8 yard of contrast fabric (in photo it shows as black), 5/8 yard of fabric for binding and 3 3/4 yards for backing. Twin size package of cotton batting. Sewing Machine in good working order with foot control and power cord -or- use our store computerized sewing machine. The 1/4" quilter's piecing foot for your sewing machine. 45 mm rotary cutter, 16 1/2" x 18 1/2" ruler by Creative Grids, 24"x 36" rotary cutting mat. NEW Inspira Size 80 Topstitch needles. Recommend Clover 5 1/2" patchwork scissors, Clover fine patchwork straight pins, quilter's curved safety pins, Clover Wonder Clips, tape measure at least 60" (preferably 100"), fabric starch (Mary Ellen's Best Press or other), neutral cotton piecing thread, basic sewing supplies (scissors, thread snips, seam ripper, etc) You will not need your sewing machine for the first class.
Instructor Name:
Diane Juskelis
Instructor Bio:
Diane Juskelis

Beginning Quilting

Cost:
$ 80.00
Sat, Feb 22, 2020 at 10:00 am to Noon
Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 10:00 am to Noon
Sat, Mar 7, 2020 at 10:00 am to Noon
Sat, Mar 14, 2020 at 10:00 am to Noon
Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 10:00 am to Noon
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815-729-1600      2011WEBER RD. CREST HILL, IL. 60403       MON-SAT: 9:30-5:30