Three Little Birds Sewing Co
Intro to Quilting: From Start to Finish (VIRTUAL CLASS)
Learn how to make your first quilt or hone your skills in this Intro to Quilt Series. Students will use the Looper Quilt Pattern by MissMake to make a quilt. Class covers cutting, following a pattern, piecing together a top, basting, quilting, and applying binding. Quilt size and layout are up to the quilt maker but keep in mind, In order to stay on track, students will need to complete "homework" on their own to be ready for the second class.
The following schedule will be our guide: Week 1: Fabric selection, cutting, and how to piece together blocks; Week 2: Continue sewing the top of the quilt; Week 3: How to make a quilt sandwich, basting, & quilt techniques; Week 4: Finish quilting and how to bind a quilt.
Skill: Basic sewing skills needed (can follow a seam allowance and thread the machine comfortably)
- Assorted quilting cottons (about 7yd total)
- Neutral thread for piecing (40wt)
- Coordinated thread for quilting (50wt, optional)
- 3.5 yds backing fabric
- Twin size batting,
- 1 yd fabric for binding
Helpful tools: Walking foot for sewing machine (optional). Rotary cutter, 24" ruler, and cutting mat will be helpful to cut long strips. This pattern is also jelly roll friendly, you will need about 2 jelly rolls for this project.
Note: a handout will be sent to all students in advance of the class, this will serve as your pattern guide.
June 22, 29, July 13, 20 at 7pm. Classes will be 2 hours long and include time for teacher demonstration, student sewing, discussion, and questions.
This class will be held LIVE via Zoom. Login info will be sent via e-mail 20 minutes prior to class. If you need help getting set up with Zoom or have any questions, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.