Seattle Modern Quilting Classes and Sewing Workshops
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Need help with a quilting project? Open studio dates:
All Day All Night Opening Studio at Island Quilter on Vashon tba.
::Quilt As You Go Boxed-Corner Tote::
Tuesdays, April 22nd and 29th from 6:15-9:15 at Drygoods Design in Ballard.
Just in time for a new spring tote, learn the basics of straight-line quilting with a walking foot AND create a boxed corner market bag with the simple Quilt As You Go method (QAYG). This technique is a fun, foolproof and laid-back approach to straight-line quilting basics. Log cabin blocks with scraps or your fabrics of choice create QAYG panels that can be placed in an array of projects.
Experience Level: Advanced Beginner (Beginner Quilting)
::Free Motion Quilted Nesting Baskets::
Sunday, April 27th from 10am-4pm at Drygoods Design in Ballard.
Create some fun containers in this all day workshop and practice multiple free-motion quilting designs like meanders, geometric, edge-to-edge, echoing and curves risk free on Bernina machines to create a stacking set of containers in this all-day workshop. Pick your favorite prints to make them unique to you.
Experience Level: All levels welcome, however some machine experience is strongly encouraged
Thursdays, May 8th and 15th from 6-9pm at The Quilting Loft in Ballard.
Interested in creating a modern quilt with improvisational techniques, but don’t know where to start? Then this is the class for your first modern quilt! Learn improvisational techniques like angle and strip piecing while creating a modern coin quilt loosely based on a tradition Chinese Coin Quilt Design. A great quilt to feature your favorite prints. No two will be the same. All levels of sewists welcome.
::Modern Improv Log Cabin Workshop::
Tuesdays, May 6th and 13th from 6:15-9:15 at Drygoods Design in Ballard.
It’s hard to resist a new skill when it can be so pretty! Using a variation on a log cabin quilt block technique from Quilting Modern, Katie will lead you through piecing your pillow front, possible quilting ideas and then show you her foolproof pillow technique using an invisible zipper!
Saturday, May 17th from 10-4pm at The Quilting Loft in Ballard.
Learn the basics of the quilt as you go method (QAYG) and the skill of installing an invisible zipper into a pillow in this all day workshop. This technique is a fun, foolproof and laid-back approach to piecing a log cabin block while learning some straight-line quilting basics. Ever wonder what all those lines mean on your machine’s walking foot? I’ll show ya! Create your log cabin blocks with scraps or your favorite fabrics to create QAYG panels that can be placed in an array of projects.