Basic Quiltmaking for the Beginner
Instructor: Nancy Hibshman
Learn the fundamentals of quiltmaking from choosing fabric, rotary cutting, and piecing techniques to layering and finishing your quilt. Basic machine care and sewing equipment will also be covered.
Class 1: Fabric selection, basic supplies, and rotary cutting – Choose fabric for a 36” x 36” table topper and cut the pieces necessary with proper cutting technique.
Class 2 & 3: Piecing and borders – You will piece your quilt top together and add borders. Machine use and care will be discussed as well.
Class 4: Layering and Quilting – Learn to put the batting and backing together with the quilt top. A few basic methods of machine quilting will be demonstrated.
Class 5: Binding – the last step! You will have a completed table topper!
A new class begins every February and September. Quiltmaking class meets the second Monday of every month
There are 2 times from which to choose:
10 am – 12 pm or 6 pm – 8 pm
Create Your Own Class
Have a project idea or quilting technique you want to learn but is not offered? Gather 3 or more of your friends and we will organize the class for you and provide an instructor. Be creative! Any and all ideas will be considered. Dates and Fees to be determined.
Class discount: You receive a 10% discount on all supplies and fabric for class.
We are a drop off center for handmade pillowcases for children in pediatric hospitals. Sew a bright colorful pillowcase and make a sick child a smile. Piece By Piece Quilt Shop has delivered over 4000 pillowcases since 2006. No pattern? Just ask and we will be happy to supply you with a copy of ours. Before donating the pillowcase, if possible, please wash it (no fabric softener please) and seal it in a quart size bag. Drop off pillowcases during shop hours and smile knowing you will bring a smile to a sick child.