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Working with Border Prints

Working with Marsha, you will learn how to identify a balanced border print; the best border prints for this technique; how to cut your fabrics for maximum use and minimum waste; plus much more. You will even be making a bonus table runner from your scraps utilizing the 60 degree triangle ruler.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Intermediate or Confident Beginner will be successful with this technique. If you are familiar with your machine, can sew an accurate quarter-inch seam and are not intimidated with matching prints, you can do this class!
Materials Included: Materials needed, but not supplied are:
Requirements: *1 yard (minimum) of a balanced border print fabric.
-- If you have a border print that you feel would work, please bring it to the class. If it ends up not working for this technique, there will be fabric to purchase from either the store or from my stash.
Sewing machine (and manual)
Quarter inch foot
*6 X 24 inch Ruler or equivalent
*Smaller ruler for trimming
*Thread for piecing (If you don't have your fabric prior to class, you might want to bring a couple of choices.)
Rotary cutter
*Fine pins for piecing blocks
Small scissors for cutting thread
Fabric scissors
*Seam ripper
*60 Degree Triangle Ruler - At least 9 inches long
--This will be used for a bonus project with your scraps Cutting mat (there are some available in classroom to share)

Items listed with an asterisk (*) are eligible for a 10% discount)
Instructor: Marsha Quesnel
Instructor Bio: Marsha, a retired Dental Receptionist and Dental Assisting instructor, has been quilting for over 20 years and is always looking for new ways to use everyday fabrics. She and a friend took the Three Dudes Pattern and developed this technique using border prints. Between the two of them, they have created several of these quilts. Marsha has shown many people how to do this technique and now she wants to share it with you!

She has been married to her High School Sweetheart for 48 years and has two grown children and three grandsons.

She has always told people that she taught her daughter to sew then her daughter taught her to quilt. It is an ongoing adventure.
Price is for class instruction only.
Supplies indicated with an asterisk (*) can be purchased for 10% off.

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Included Materials



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