SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
Platinum Sponsor
PatternReview.com
PatternReview.com

Class Reviews > Jump Start to Quilting

Georgia, UNITED STATES
Viewed 5341 times
Posted by: bluefly
photo
Friend of PR

 
 
About bluefly star
GA USA
Member since: 8/19/06
Reviews written: 16
classes reviewed: 8
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 3/9/08 5:50 PM
Rating: starstarstar
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 1 people   
Web site/URL: photo
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.

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Sewing Class Review    Read All Sewing Class Reviews


1 Comments
Login to Add a Comment
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
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
The Contemporary Couture Jacket
The Contemporary Couture Jacket

Register

The Technique of Underlining Garments
The Technique of Underlining Garments

Register

Petite Plus 151 Pattern

Petite Plus 151 Pattern

Buy Now
Favorite Things Little Hip Skirts Pattern

Favorite Things Little Hip Skirts Pattern

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.