Classes – Saturday

Quilt Wyoming 2020-2021
July 17, 2021

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Friday Classes

27.  Susan Cleveland – Finish with Flair (Demo/Lecture Class)
Skill Level:  All

A combination of Simple Quilting with Style: Alternatives to Free-motion Quilting AND Quilt Bindings: Simple to Spectacular

(six hours, demo class with lots of quilts).  With lively projected demos you’ll learn fantastic alternatives to free-motion quilting and plain bindings! Learn the secrets of ditch quilting; when and how to mark or not mark a quilt; stitching with heavy threads; big stitch hand quilting; bobbin, couched, and even more quilting options! These skills empower those whose free-motion skills are less than stellar. Creatively quilted quilts deserve stellar bindings. Piped bindings with a plethora of variations are the icing on the cake!

$2.00 Required handout fee

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28.  Linda Hahn – Madison Avenue Modern
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Students will learn Linda’s unique technique for creating perfect New York Beauty Blocks on their first attempt using just ONE PIN.  The arc section is foundation pieced on Linda’s special foundation paper that stays in the quilt (no more ripping out!)

$17.00 Required kit fee
Kit includes full-color pattern, custom acrylic templates, re-useable foundation stencil and foundation paper.

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29.  Jane Sassaman –  Moths & Moons 
Skill Level:  All

We will spend the day making marvelous moths! Each student will get a patterns and directions for making the  Moths and Moons Quilt. Bring your favorite fabrics or purchase a kit from Jane’s stash of FreeSpirit designs to create one to three giant moths (approximately 27”W X 21”H each). They will be assembled using Jane’s accessible appliqué method. After class you will be able to stitch your  background and apply your gorgeous critters.


$18.00 Pattern and materials fee
Sewing machine with (at least a few) decorative stitches is required.

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30. Sue Schlange – Joseph’s Coat Scrap Quilt
Skill Level:  All
Joseph’s Coat Scrap Quilt is a template-free exercise in color value (light, medium, and dark), resulting in a wonderful scrap quilt featuring a 16” block comprised of 77 pieces set with sashing units of 20 pieces. Although it appears complicated, the process is broken down into doable steps in which you will give minimal thought to matching fabrics. 

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31.  Lauren Rogers – T-Shirt Quilt
Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Have you always wanted to use those T-shirts to make a unique quilt?  This is a great class to learn how to incorporate T-shirts into a basic pattern that will create an heirloom.  You will be able to prepare the T-shirt with the appropriate backing and “fit” it into the block.   This quilt would finish 36” x 54”.

$10.00 Required pattern fee
Available in class

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32.  Carol Kolf –  Mini Blended Landscape Collage
Skill Level: All

Create a collage made of tiny pieces of fabric combined to make a small landscape scene. Your landscape will be suitable for framing or finishing as a mini quilt wall hanging. I will discuss light source, and how to add dimension to your scene using paint. You will be instructed on the use of MistyFuse. I will show several ways to finish your collage. We will not do any sewing in this class.   
$15.00 Required kit fee

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33.  Luanne Roberts –  Wool Applique Beyond the Blanket Stitch
Skill Level: All

If you love wool appliqué and embroidery then is the class for you!!  We will be using a pattern from Carried Away Designs to create a beautiful wall hanging.  You can choose from two colorways: Summer with a beautiful fuchsia poppy and Fall with a gorgeous teal poppy.  Combining basic embroidery stitches will give texture and dimension to your wool piece.  The kit includes the pattern, all of the wool, all of the variegated perle cotton thread, needles, border fabric and stitch guide.  Everything will be cut out and ready for you to stitch!  The focus will be on stitching with no prep time in class.  Please bring small scissors and extra lighting/magnification if you need it.  Finished size approximately 15” x 18”.

$40.00 Required kit fee
Available in class

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34.  Daenette More – Swirly Pearly Buttons
Skill Level:  Confident Beginner

A circle illusion quilt created with straight lines from a pineapple variation pattern.  Jean Ann Wright is the designer.  The Mini Pineapple Trim Tool assures a perfect fit.$20.00 Required trim tool 
$4.00 Required pattern fee 
(Please contact Daenette if you do not plan to purchase in class.)  

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35.  Ginny Singer – Sew Together Bag
Skill Level: All

The perfect size bag for so may uses.  It is 10 inches long and 14 inches around, with three zippered pockets and four open pockets inside.  Wow!  Use it to organize sewing supplies at home or at a retreat or class.  Embellish the outside with embroidery, with appliqué, with some easy quilt piecing, or leave it plain.  This class can be completed in a one-day. You will learn to easily install the zipper several different ways and to apply binding to the exterior edges.

No kit fee.

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36.  Marianne Ballash – Tiny Tips
Skill Level:  Confident Beginner
Do you like intricate quilts with small pieces? Learn the techniques of perfect piecing used by some of the best quilt makers and designers. Get tips for making perfect 1/4” seams and choosing the right thread and tools. Practice three techniques for making small half-square triangles and the pros and cons of each. We will talk about when to press seams to one side and when to press them open. Learn cutting and pressing  tips for perfection. Master how to put it all together by making a 14-½-inch square pillow top, wall quilt or table topper.

$10.00 Required pattern – Available in class
$25.00 Kit – includes pattern and fabric  –  Available at www.quiltingwithmarianne.com.  –  Order prior to arrival.

37.  OPEN SEW
Skill Level:  All
This is an opportunity to work on your own projects at your own pace.