Quilting Techniques

Quilting Techniques

Quilting Techniques
Wednesday mornings - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Ellen Ault, Instructor
Learn to quilt or learn to quilt better! A series of How-To Lessons of quilting techniques.

Each week you have the opportunity to focus on technique rather than on making a project.
These classes are perfect for beginners AND experienced quilters!

Take all or choose those which interest you the most. Don’t delay - these usually fill fast.


Weekly Breakdowns

Weekly Breakdowns

Efficient Rotary Cutting Skills - January 17th

This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn to quilt.
We recommend that you purchase a Creative Grids 6.5” x 24.5” ruler & an Olfa cutter.
You receive a 10% discount with class registration. Fabric will be provided.
No sewing machine for this class.

Accurate Seams and Pressing - January 24th

Stitching accurate seams is the most important skill required for quilting.
Bring your machine and achieve an accurate 1/4” seam. It is good to have a 1/4” seam allowance foot but not required. Fabric provided. Learn the proper way to press seams for quilting.

Piecing Tricks - January 31st

Strip piecing revolutionized quilting. In the old days we cut and stitched each shape
individually. With strip piecing it you stitch together long strips of fabric into sets or strata and subcut them into block elements. Cutting templates and pre-cuts make strip piecing easy.

Add the Perfect Border - February 7th

The border can correct piecing imperfections or accentuate them! The technique is simple, easy and is the quilter’s best friend. Everyone loves even borders.
Supplies needed: A quilt top or panel no larger than 36” x 42” and 1 yard of fabric.

Practically Perfect Bindings - February 14th

Learn a simple technique to bind a quilt that stitches the binding to the back and top stitches to the front of the quilt. Or you can learn the binding technique and use it to hand stitch the binding to the back of the quilt the traditional way.
The kit includes quilted fabric and binding fabric ready for you to practice the technique.

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 Happy Apple Quilts, 13013 W. Linebaugh Ave.  Tampa FL 33626, phone 813-925-9037

M, W, Th, F: 10 am to 5 pm
Tu: 10 am to 7 pm
Sat: 10 am to 3 pm

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