What you will learn: 

  • Take 8 fat quarters in two colorways and a solid to make this eye-catching lap quilt. 
  • Make it modern or blend up your traditional stash for very different results. 
  • Whilst many quilters’ have strip sets in their repertoire, some simple tips and tricks can make these strips more accurate.
  • The finished quilt is 50” x 60”
  • This workshop demonstrates:
    • Accurate cutting methods to avoid elbows in width of fabric strips.
    • Methodical strip piecing without rainbows in the strip sets.
    • Pressing techniques that make the difference in the size of finished blocks.
  • Workshop (6 hours, 3 – two hour and sessions on consecutive weeks):
    • May 19, 2021 6:30 – 8:30 pm EST
    • May 26, 2021 6:30 – 8:30 pm EST
    • June 2, 2021 6:30 – 8:30 pm EST
  • Required:
    • Strip and Flip Scrap Quilt pattern
    • Fabric, and batting to complete the quilt (see pattern).
    • Acorn Easy press pen and Acorn Seam Align Glue.
    • Sewing machine (in working order and manual), sewing kit, cutting mat, rotary cutter and ruler (6” x 24” or 8 ½” x 24”)
  • Recommended:
    • One sheet of mailing labels – Avery #8160 address labels, Staples #5160 address labels or any other equivalent address labels (30 per page, 2 5/8” x 1”) for labeling fabric cuts. A PDF is available for printing labels.

Student Level:       Confident beginner to Intermediate