PebbleCreek Quilters

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Quilting Academy 101 – PebbleCreek Quilters
January & February 2020
Instructor: Carole Schumacher | 303-908-4097 |

Each student will be taught basic quilting techniques and make a Friendship Stars Quilt measuring 69” x 69” finished size from start to finish!  Here is a glimpse of the top Carole pieced to use as class sample:


Class limited to 12 participants (wait list will be taken), and each participant will be assigned a mentor. Participants must attend all classes in order to graduate:

Lesson 1 – Sunday, January 5, 2-5 pm
Introduction to Quilting - Fabric & Tools. Homework after Lesson 1 is to purchase fabrics & tools for project before Lesson 2

Lesson 2 – Thursday, January 16, 4-8 pm
Cutting and seam allowances (bring tools and sewing machine)

Lesson 3 – Sunday, January 19, 4-8 pm
Piecing and block building assembly

Lesson 4 – Thursday, January 23, 4-8 pm
Quilt assembly & borders/sashing

Lesson 5 – Thursday, February 6, 4-8 pm
Batting, backing and basting

Lesson 6 – Sunday, February 9, 2-5 pm
Machine quilting, binding and celebration of finished quilt

Class graduation – February 10 at PebbleCreek Quilters monthly meeting


Reference materials: Start-up Library Quilting with Christa Watson

Each participant will be responsible for purchase of the reference materials at a cost of $70, unless you subscribe to Bluprint which is available for a monthly fee of $7.99 or annually for $79.99. Do not purchase reference materials until accepted into the class and the class instructors provide instructions regarding purchase of these materials.

Materials Required: (Do not purchase any materials until after the first class)
4 yards of light contrast fabric for background, inner borders and binding
19 total fat quarters (a fat quarter bundle is highly recommended)
73” x 73” piece of batting
4 yards fabric for backing
Approximately 2,400 yards of thread for piecing and machine quilting, such as Aurifil 50-weight cotton

A sewing machine in good working order and basic familiarity with operation of their machine, including a machine manual and a ¼” patchwork foot (typically standard with all machines), a walking foot, and a free motion (or darning) foot.

Basic sewing notions such as rotary cutter, rulers, pins, etc. (many items are available in the classroom, so wait until first class to make any purchases of items you don’t have). 

Participant requirement: A “can do” attitude – remember, this is supposed to be fun!! 

All costs for class reference materials, fabrics, quilting supplies and notions will be at students sole cost and expense. 

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No fee for member of PebbleCreek Quilters
$35 for non-members
Limit 12 – taking a wait list if necessary 

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