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BB13 Basic Blocks

Penny Armagost

This is a new "Back to Basics" and we're aiming it towards beginners or anyone who wants a little help. If you LOVE Bernina's Block Party Quilt (See BOMs and Other Stuff on page 12) but are a little intimidated with any of the blocks, feel free to join us as that is the block we'll be doing each month, with a new technique taught each month. Sew… stop in occasionally, or stop in each month, and brush up on your basics! (Just starting to quilt? We suggest you take BB2 Quilting Basics - CP2 [see below] to get started on the right foot!)

1 session

$20

Thursdays - 5/25, 6/22, 7/27, 8/24 - 10-12 noon

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BB2 Quilting Basics - CP²

Penny Armagost

Are your quilts not quite always square? Do your quilts not lie flat? Do you have a hard time getting your intersections to line up because…your blocks aren't all the same size??? Join Penny for CP² – Cutting, Piecing and Pressing. These three elements are the basis for creating a project that lines up, lays flat and looks great! Learn the importance of accurate cutting and piecing and how to achieve that accuracy. And learn just how pressing can affect your finished project…and how to do it properly. This class is for beginners and experienced quilters alike…Sometimes we all need a reminder of the basics!

1 session

$20

Thursday - 5/18 - 1-3pm
Thursday - 7/13 - 6-8pm

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BB11 Appliqué for Beginners

Ginny Hummel

Hand appliqué quilts are often spectacular but what if you just don't have the time??? Learning to appliqué by machine can open up a whole new world for you! You'll be learning a variety of ways including blanket stitch, blind hem stitch and zig zag or satin stitch…as well as the correct way to prepare your appliqué pieces.

1 session

$25 plus kit fee

Thursday - 6/29 - 6-9pm

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BB12 Best Machine Binding Ever!

Charlotte Williams

If you thought our Bye Bye Binding was wonderful - and it was! - we've got an even better way for you now! You'll still use two fabrics so you get that punch of color that draws your eye back into your quilt, with no tricky stuffing and centering required! Faster and easier than ever… we promise! Charlotte will show you how!

1 session

$20

Monday - 6/26 - 1-3pm
Thursday - 8/3 - 6-8pm

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