beginner quilt class
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New friends

If you want to make new friends, take a quilt class! I had a busy weekend with TWO different quilt classes. Teaching is my passion – I want everyone to enjoy quilting as much as I do. And, I learn something from every quilter I meet, whatever their experience level.

Monochromatic Fun

Last spring, I enjoyed presenting a trunk show to the Palo Verde Patchers quilt group. They were kind enough to invite me back for a workshop based on my pattern, Yellow Suns. We had a lovely morning playing with light, medium and dark fabric to create a monochromatic quilt. Don’t you just love their color choices?!?

yellow suns by palo verde patchers

If you would like to learn more about choosing a monochromatic palette, book a lecture with me. I am happy to make a Zoom presentation to groups of all sizes.  I also talk about my monochromatic design process in this video:

New Quilting Friends

My favorite class to teach is a beginner workshop. I chose a few traditional blocks to make a table runner. These blocks let new quilters practice quarter inch seams, rotary cutting and get exposure to half square triangles. With a small project like a table runner, we even had time for stitch-in-the-ditch quilting and binding in the 3-session format. Didn’t they do a great job?!?

beginner quilt class

I recommend the book, Start Quilting by Alex Anderson, as a reference. You can get a copy with my affiliate link from Amazon – it’s a great gift to a new quilter!

Your Turn to Share

TBQ Linky Party

As I do every week, I invite you to share a link to your blog and join the Put Your Foot Down Linky Party. What have you been working on this week? I always enjoy seeing your works of art. They inspire me to add new patterns to my quilting bucket list!

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