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Beginning Quilting Class

During this 5-week class you will be making a 9-block quilt top with sashing and borders.  This is a 5 week class with homework.

We will begin by walking you through all of the gizmos and gadgets out there for quilting and sewing.  You will learn which ones are necessary and helpful and learn how to use them.  You will learn how to select fabrics to best suit your taste and pattern. 

After making your blocks, you will add sashing, and borders.  Follow-up classes will be offered  for “How To Quilt Your Quilt Top Using Your Domestic Machine” and “Attach Binding."

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This class is designed for all levels of "beginners." It is helpful if you know how to wind bobbins, thread your machine, and sew a straight stitch.
Materials Included: 3-Ring Binder with Pattern, Syllabus, etc.
Requirements: Supplies Needed:
Sewing machine in good working order (w/manual and parts)
Bobbins for your sewing machine
1/4" foot for your sewing machine (required)
Rulers: 12.5" X 12.5" square ruler (for squaring up blocks)
Cutting Mat (18" X 24") - you will have access to the Cottage's large cutting mats
45mm Rotary Cutter w/extra blades
Sewing Machine needles
Glasshead Quilter's Pins
Seam Ripper
Thread for sewing machine
Fabric Marking Pen / Pencil
Measuring Tape
Zip Loc Bags (Quart Size) for organizing fabric
Notebook / Post It Notes for note taking in class
Travel / Mini Iron and Ironing Mat - you will have access to the Cottage's irons and ironing boards

Fabric Requirements:
Fat Quarter Bundle (at least 15 fat quarters)
2 - 3 Yards of background fabric
3 3/8 Yards for Backing
60" Square of Batting (throw size)

**Most of these supplies are available for purchase at the Cottage. It is NOT necessary to have all of the supplies ahead of time; Wendy will walk you through the supply list on the first day of class.**
Instructor: Wendy Van Eman
Instructor Bio: During her 23 years of quilting, Wendy has learned lots of tips and tricks for quilting to share with new beginners and seasoned quilters alike. Wendy taught her 21 year old son to quilt when he was 12 years old. He has put 3 quilts in shows through the years.
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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

(760) 723-3060
131 E. Fig St., Suite #6
Fallbrook, CA, 92028


We're a family owned and run quilt shop located in North San Diego County, CA.