A comprehensive course that will walk you through every step of quilting while constructing a throw size quilt, approximately 45” x 60”.
Over the 6 weeks you will:
- be guided in your fabric selection & learn about colour theory
- become familiar with using rulers & rotary cutters
- measure, cut & piece your fabrics
- ‘sandwich’ your layers & quilt them together
- learn how to bind your quilt, resulting in a finished project!
Basic machine sewing skills are needed ie can you sew in a straight line!!?? 🙂
Classes are Tuesdays, 6 sessions. Daytime (1:00pm to 3:30pm) or evening (6:30pm to 9pm).
We do have COVID protocol in place at the shop: we have reduced the number of seats available to ensure social distancing and request you bring a mask to wear when necessary. The workstations and machines will be sanitized before & after each class.
If you have a sewing machine please bring it with 1/4-inch sewing foot, a walking foot & extra bobbins. Contact us if you do not have a machine as we have a several available to use for the duration of the course.
As well a basic sewing kit is needed: rotary cutter, small snipping scissors, straight pins, safety pins, seam ripper, 50 wt cotton thread, notebook & pen/pencil.
Construction of the 45-inch x 60-inch throw quilt requires 12 fat quarters to piece the front & additional fabric for backing & binding. As well you will need batting. Enjoy a 15% discount on all materials & supplies purchased during the duration of your course.
This workshop is suited for adults (age 15+)
CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY:
If you cannot attend a class and it is 7 or more days before class, you will receive a store credit for 75% of the value of the class with a 30-day expiry date. If you cancel less than 7 days before class, you will NOT receive a refund or store credit. No credit or refund will be given for a "no show" in class regardless of reason. So please ensure that you are able to attend before signing up. East Coast Quilt Co reserves the right to cancel classes/events for any reason. If this happens, you will be refunded your full class fee.WHAT IS IN A BASIC SEWING KIT:
For most of our classes we ask you to bring a 'basic sewing kit' which usually contains: rotary cutter and/or scissors, small snipping scissors, straight pins & a pin cushion or collector, seam ripper, a spool of neutral 50 wt cotton thread, extra bobbins, notebook & pen/pencil, ruler(s), etc.).
|Skill Level: ||Beginner|
|Skill Details: ||You must be reasonably familiar with a sewing machine & able to sew a straight line!|
|Requirements: ||Instructor will discuss in the first session, with opportunity to purchase at that time.|
|Instructor: ||Kerri Ivany|
|Instructor Bio: ||Textile artist, professional seamstress, and a sewing instructor. Lover of boho/hippie and vintage style in modern forms. Kerri has been practicing her craft for many years, graduated with a college diploma in textiles, and has worked various jobs since graduation (2013) within the sewing industry. (Tailoring, production sewing, teaching workshops/classes, costume) Currently working for local quilt shop East Coast Quilt co., Kerri loves to engage, educate, and inspire creativity in others. Sharing her experience, product & fabric knowledge, and teaching various quilting classes with ECQco. I love to create. I love to work with my hands - I've always been tactile so craft was a perfect fit. You can follow Kerri online through her artist social media pages: Facebook/olivecloth.ca Instagram/olivecloth.ca