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SENGH Beginning Piecing

Skills Taught in this Course include:

Rotary cutting, sewing accurate scant ¼” seams, quilting tools, thread, machine set-up, pressing, how to read a pattern, 4 patch, half-square triangles, “twist and shout,” snowball corners, flying geese, square-in-a-square, turn dash block, matching points, diagonal corners, squaring up blocks, chain piecing, block construction and boarders.

Week 1:

 -Learn Quilting Terms

 -Discussion about Supplies and tools

 -Machine set up

- Prep-fabric

- Rotary cutting

Week 2:

-The Four patch & twist and shout”

- half square triangles

Week 3:

-Flying Geese

-Snow ball corners

Week 4:


- Turn Dash black

Week 5:

-        Borders

-        Assembly of quilt top


Supply list:


-        Sewing machine in good working condition

-        Seam guide tape (recommended but optional)

-        Fabric

-        Seam ripper

-        Straight pins- (You’ll want fine point pins)

-        Rotary cutter

-        Cutting mat – at least an 18”x 24” or larger

-        Rulers: Recommended sizes

-        6.5” x 24.5”  - OR 6” x 24”

-        6.5” x 12.5” (optional)

-        7” Tucker Trimmer Ruler OR  8.5” square


NOTE:  My favorite brands of rulers are Creative Grids which are good quality, affordable and there is a great selection of sizes. Another good brand is Quilters Select rulers which are slightly better quality, a little more expensive and left-handed friendly.

-        Thread scissors

-        Thread for piecing (pick a neutral colored thread like taupe or cream)

-        Mechanical Pencil


Fabric requirements will be emailed out 2 weeks before class starts.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Basic sewing machine use
Materials Included: Patterns
Instructor: Shaylene Engh
Price is for class instruction, and patterns used in class

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