If you are a beginner quilter, or an experienced quilter who would like to brush up on the basics, this class if for you! This class covers all the essentials to piece a quilt using a sewing machine: Use of basic quilting tools, accurate cutting of fabric using a rotary cutter and mat, sewing an accurate ¼ inch seam on your sewing machine, matching seams, ironing vs. pressing, adding borders and binding, etc. You will then use your new skills to make a small, simple wallhanging.
The Tucker Trimmer I and Quilter’s Magic Wand are highly recommended for this class. These tools are available at Aunt Mary’s Quilting.
Tuckers Trimmer 1: $22.50
Magic Wand: $6.00
(10% discount on sales during the class)
► Tucker Trimmer 1 and Quilter’s Magic Wand
► Fabric - Choose 3 coordinating fabrics (1 light, 1 medium, 1 dark); 1 fat quarter each
► Neutral thread for piecing
► Marking pencil or pen that will draw a fine line and will contrast with the wrong side of your fabrics
► Rotary cutter with fresh blade
► Cutting mat
► 6” x 24” ruler
► Straight pins
► 1-inch or smaller masking tape or painter’s tape
► Sewing machine, clean and oiled, with new needle; ¼” foot; open toe or clear foot
- (walking foot optional)
► Basic sewing supplies: scissors, pins, seam ripper, etc.
► Pencil and pad for notes
► Iron and ironing surface
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at Kathie@KathieBeltz.com