Monday, 27 March 2017

April Block of the Month

This month's block is a herringbone pattern. You will need just slightly more than one 2" wide width of fabric strip of each of 4 colours, or a fat eighth of each.

Full instructions for the block are found here, by Sew Mama Sew.

Bring your block back to the April meeting. The winner of the draw will take all the blocks home.

Spiro Quilting Workshop

Sign up at next meeting or by emailing  Note: you must pay to have a spot reserved for the workshop.

·        Date: Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
·        Instructor: Debby Soll
·        Location: Kanata Recreation Complex – Program Room
·        Fee: $60 cash/cheque ($64 using square app)
·        Class Maximum 15

Quilting with a walking foot:
In this class you will learn to quilt some very interesting designs by using arcs, lines, triangles and circles, with my unique technique. This class is for beginners to intermediate
Requirements for class:          
·       Sewing Machine in good working order with Machine Manuel and an extension table if you have.
·       Walking foot – in case it is a closed toe, please also bring an open toe walking foot if not a regular open toe foot also.
·       1 pack Top Stitch needles size 90/14.
·       Pre make 6 quilt sandwiches approximately 18” x 18” square, solid white or off white fabric please with a contrast thread. (No prints) but the contrast thread is very important you need to see it clearly for learning purposes. Do not forget your thread stand if using a cone of thread.
·       Notebook with a pencil and eraser
·       1 x 6” x 24” Ruler
·       1 pair of quilting gloves
·       1 Unique wash out pen – Turquoise
·       1 x sewing kit
·       1 x geometry set from the Dollarama.

March 27th - Whole Cloth Quilts

Can't wait to see everyone tonight.  Our meeting program is on Whole Cloth Quilts.

See you there