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Beginning Quilting

Our Beginning Quilting by Machine class is perfect for someone who wants to learn how to quilt,with no prior experience with a sewing machine, or for anyone who wants to hone their quilting skills and learn to master the scant quarter inch! A fun filled class with a completed quilt top to show off at the end of the 6 weeks! Come ready to have fun!

You will learn:

  • The basics: Fabrics, Thread, Needles and more!
  • How to piece your quilt top by Machine
  • Rotary Cutting
  • Fabric Tips and Cutting Tricks
  • Successfully Finish Your First Quilt Top
  • And Receive Instruction as to How to Quilt it


Bring to the First Class

  • Rotary cutter
  • Cutting mat
  • 6.5in x 24in ruler
  • sewing machine not needed for THIS session
Bring to Class each week (after the first week)
  • Sewing Machine
  • Quarter inch foot for machine
  • Small pair of Scissors
  • Pins
  • Seam Ripper
  • Rotary Cutter
  • 6-1/2in x 12-1/2 Ruler (or similar)
  • Thread
  • Bobbins for your machine.
Also helpful, but not required:
  • A small cutting mat rotating or 12 x 10 to sit beside your machine.
In addition to the above supplies you will also need at home:
  • Rotary Cutting mat
  • 6.5in x 24in Acrylic Quilting Ruler
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Machine Needles
  • Thread
We will discuss all of these items in the class.

BOOK REQUIRED FOR CLASS:  Teach Me to Make My First Quilt
(available in shop)

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Materials Included: Patterns


  • 1 yard focus fabric (used in blocks)
  • 3 - 1/2 yd each. Fabrics for BLOCKS
  • 1 Yard Fabric for Background
  • 1 yd sashings
  • 1 3/4 Yard for Border
  • 1/2 Yard for Binding
  • 3 Yards for Quilt Back
  • Instructor: Margaret Chair

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    This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.