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Dupont Circle is a very easy quilt to make, and we will be making it in this 3 session class. Ideal for using fat quarters, 10″ squares (aka Layer Cakes), cut yardage, or scraps. Fabric combinations are limitless; lights v darks, two contrasting colors (red and green, black and white, etc,) two values of the same color or analogous colors, or just make is scrappy. The constant accent square and inner border tie the quilt together. The unique, yet simple, block construction makes this pattern fun to piece and simple to complete. The Dupont Circle pattern from Creative Sewlutions is required.
Would you like to learn to quilt? Have you taken other classes but would like to hone your skills? Join us for this comprehensive 10-session class and learn everything from the dos and don’ts of fabric selection, the best ways to use your tools, perfecting your quarter-inch seam, setting your blocks, adding borders, quilting your quilt, and ultimately binding your masterpiece.
Although the original sample for this pattern was made using Civil War reproduction fabrics, we have found that it lends itself well to almost any type of fabric. The pieced blocks go together quickly – and they are a great way to perfect your quarter inch seams. Because the pieced blocks alternate with solid blocks, the entire top, including borders could easily be completed in our three week series. The registration fee is $50.00 and the Appomattox pattern from Blue Underground Studios, Inc. is required. Each session meets from 1:00pm – 4:00pm each week. The class dates are listed below.
During this 10-week series, you will have the opportunity to learn much about sewing while making a spectacular two piece pajama set. Although you may not be a beginner, your instructor will presume you know absolutely nothing about sewing and present basic sewing principles plus numerous time saving short cuts involved with sewing. At the end of the series, if you have attended class and constructed your projects as presented, you will have learned the basic fundamentals of sewing and will have the ability to read, understand and construct most patterns. Techniques are scheduled and listed below.