Posts Tagged ‘improvisational coin quilt’

I’m gearing up for a Improv Coin Quilt weekend workshop on Vashon Island at Island Quilter.  I’m sure I’ll have some fun photos to share next week from this awesome studio space!

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We’ll spend Saturday and Sunday making Improvisational Coin Quilts.  This quilt is a favorite to teach with its strip and angle piecing.

Students always walk away with quilts that are so unique, and new finishing skills like panelling or combine blocks of various sizes into a finished quilt top tucked into their hats.


Island Quilter extended their 30% off sale through January 8th!

This is even better news if you received one of their Winter Savings Passes, because you can combine these two for even more of a discount.  Discount is in-store only.  With their already fabulous prices, this is a hell of a deal.

So, on that note, I couldn’t help myself and purchased this Alexander Henry fabric with the discount that I’ve been thirsting for.  I think this time around I’ll go baby girl with my coin quilt.


Always in procrastination mode, I started playing with some charm squares for my Modern Charm class on Tuesday too.

Hope you are having an awesome weekend.  I kinda want to stay home and pile more fabric combinations and sew, but we’re off to do the second best, watch Seahawks and drink beer!


















::Modern Charm Quilt::

$85/Tuesdays, January 8th and 15th from 6-9pm at the Made*Do*Mend Sewing Studio at Drygoods Design.

Proper technique is the foundation of any quilt.  Come learn how to pick and properly cut fabric, match seams and rows and come up with a square quilt in the end.  A great class for all levels of sewists looking to improve technique.


::Improvisational Coin Quilt Weekend Workshop::

$120 Saturday and Sunday, January 12th (10-4) and 13th (10-3pm) at Island Quilter.  Lunch included and lodging available.

No two will be the same. Learn improvisational techniques like angle piecing 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. All levels of sewists welcome.


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