Classes currently scheduled:
Free-motion Machine Quilting - May 6, 2017 10am - 3pm $45
LOCATION: Quality Sewing Bellingham, WA
This is a one day class.
In this class Jo will cover the basics of free-motion machine quilting. You will learn how to use a darning foot to do free motion quilting. You will learn several methods to mark a quilt and how to use pre-cut stencils and tissue paper. Jo will discuss the use of various types of thread, needles and batting. What are you waiting for, finish all those UFO's!
Click here for more information at the Quality sewing website.
Mini Whole Cloth - June 17, 2017 10am-3pm $45
Location: Quality Sewing, Bellingham, WA
This is a one day class
In this class you will learn how to create a design with just thread on a single piece of plain fabric. You will learn how to create a good design and the techniques to make it pop off the fabric. We will discuss fabric choice, batting, thread, marking, and technique.
This class is appropriate for a confident beginner to intermediate quilter motivated to do machine quilting. You will be making one of the two Sunflower quilts shown here, but I will discuss the use of stencils and ideas for maing your own design.
Pre-requisite: You must have taken my beginning free-motion class, OR equivalent, OR feel comfortable with free-motion quilting and your sewing machine.
Click here for more information at the Quality Sewing Website.
Beginning Quilting - to be scheduled
This class is 5 consecutive weeks.
Learn the fundamentals of quilt making in this four part evening class. We'll cover fabric selection, rotary cutting techniques, piecing, creating blocks, quilt top assembly, adding borders, making a quilt sandwich, machine quilting and binding. When you're finished you'll have the basics covered and a table runner to show for it!
This is being taught at Quality Sewing in Bellingham. Click here for more information. I will teach this class a couple of times a year, so if you missed this one, put your name in at Quality Sewing to sign up for the next one.