Sewing in the Round - 9/20

Sewing in the Round - 9/20

75.00

This workshop will teach “painless” foundation piecing techniques, including how to pre-cut patches for easier placement, use directional fabric, avoid “shadowing,” plus additional instruction to achieve a perfect 8-point match, make accurate duplicate templates, and set a compass into a curved seam. Appropriate for all skill levels, including beginner

With Norah McMeeking

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by Norah McMeeking

This workshop will teach “painless” foundation piecing techniques, including how to pre-cut patches for easier placement, use directional fabric, avoid “shadowing,” plus additional instruction to achieve a perfect 8-point match, make accurate duplicate templates, and set a compass into a curved seam.

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Appropriate for all skill levels, including beginner

Thursday, September 20, 9 am to 4 pm

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Fabric Requirements

Background: 1/4 yard, selvedge to selvedge Patches: 5 to 8 fat quarters, or equivalent, of coordinated fabrics. Directional (not perfectly straight!) fabrics require more yardage.

Master pattern and foundations will be provided by the instructor for a $10 fee. These can be used to produce more blocks if desired.

Equipment sewing machine iron and ironing surface pins (IBC or Clover are best, .5mm) 2 yards of freezer paper pencil, fabric markers straight edge (optional) sharp fabric scissors paper scissors rotary cutter and mat neutral color thread (Aurifil is great) safety pins or baggies for patches (optional) add-a-quarter ruler, small mat

Class Length: Full Day

Enrollment Fee: $75.00 / seat 

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Nora McMeeking Bio

Norah McMeeking is the author of the popular Bella Bella Quilt books and specializes in foundation piecing, pictorial quilts, and landscape quilting design. Her classes abound with tips and techniques to improve accuracy and are laced with humorous advice on what not to do! Her work has been exhibited around California and in Great Britain, in both juried and invitational shows. Many years of weekly adult education teaching experience gives her a depth of knowledge of the joys and pitfalls all quilters experience and makes her happy to answer questions and provide encouragement to her students.