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The Whale and I Quilt

This is a quilt designed by Jennifer Sampou, in her book OMBRE
QUILTS – 6 Colorful Projects. The workshop will focus on paper piecing and
applique of the two paper pieced objects. The quilt can depict male or female
swimmers, changed to a mermaid or merman, or created using flippers on the

The workshop is an excellent introduction to paper piecing and machine applique.

This class is suited for adults (age 15+)

As of October 22, 2021 all workshop participants and East Coast Quilt Co. staff will be required to provide a valid COVID-19 Vaccination Record QR Code. These requirements are made by the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

All workshop participants are required to sign a waiver prior to the workshop. The entire waiver can be viewed at the bottom of our classes page. (East Coast Quilt Co. Workshop Waiver)


COVID protocol is in place: all participants must wear a mask while moving around the shop.  Masks can be removed at the individual workspaces as long as physical distancing of 6 feet can be maintained. Machines and work surfaces are sanitized before and after sessions.

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.

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: Intermediate
Skill Details: Suitable for a confident beginner, must have some sewing experience.
Materials Included: Pattern book, 3 meters of Ombre Fabrics
Requirements: - Sewing machine and basic sewing kit - Binding fabric - 1/2m - Backing fabric - Batting - 1/2m steam-a-seam lite - stabilizing paper for applique - school glue stick - brayer or wooden roller (optional) - add a quarter ruler (optional) - paper piecing foundation paper - various colors of scraps for the whale
Instructor: Donna Walsh
pattern book and 3 meters of ombre fabric are included

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