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Basic Quilting

Basic Quilting

Learn the basics to achieve perfect patchwork in this 2 part series!

What you will learn:

  • Tools & Terminology
  • Accurate cutting techniques
  • Piecing tips to achieve perfect patchwork
  • Basic machine quilting
  • Binding


You will learn how the proper tools make all the difference.  Different quilting terms: What they mean and how to apply them.

Margaret will show you that there is a proper method to cutting your fabric - and best of all you do not have to worry about ruining your fabric with the included kit for the  "mug rug sampler" that is included in the class!  Break the fear of the rotary cutter!  

Achieve an accurate 1/4" seam allowance on your machine.  You will also learn how to properly press your blocks.


Learn how to create a Quilt sandwich and quilt your sample on your sewing machine with this simple method.  You will also learn about batting and threads... they do make a difference!

Finally, the last step is applying the binding to your piece! Learn how to create the binding, miter the corners, and attach it to the quilt.  


You will go home with a completed project!    This class will prepare you for future classes listed as "Beginner" or "Advanced Beginner."

What to bring to class:

  • A working sewing machine with a Quarter-Inch foot.
    NOTE: If you do not have a quarter-inch foot, please purchase one before class.  They are machine specific.

The Quilt Corner will provide a selection of rulers, pressing areas, etc. for you to try and choose what is the best for you.

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Learn how to make your first quilted project!
Materials Included: Fabric Kit for class project
Instructor: Margaret Chair
Instructor Bio: Margaret has been teaching new quilters for over 10 years. Join her for a fun, yet personalized learning experience

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Included Materials



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