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Jump Start to Quilting (Sewing Class Review)
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Posted by: bluefly
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Posted on: 3/9/08 5:50 PM
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This was a "rookie" class offered by the sewing expo Atlanta. Marci Baker was the instructor. She had a wonderful calming manner. She began by putting us at ease. She explained that the points on many quilts don't quite match but in a buzy pattern, you don't notice. For a beginner, she recommended using a print for the backing as this hides stitches till you are more comfortable. Other topics covered were how to align a rotary cutter with your fabric, how to select colors to use, defining color value, and why we use a scant 1/4 inch and not a full 1/4 inch (because thread and turning takes up room). In addition she talked of layering and binding. A pattern for "star Bright" was included with the hand-out. this was a useful class for beginning quilters.
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SewTwin said...
Bluefly, thanks for the class reviews.It really helps in scheduling classes with which teachers were effective!You have really been busy..
3/28/08 8:56 PM

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