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The Granary Quilt Shop 
1326 & 1328 S Mary Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 735-9830
info@thegranaryquilts.com

Beginning Quilting Series - For Adults and Teens 16 and up.



Beginning Quilting Series - For Adults

Note: You must have some prior experience using a sewing machine. Basic sewing machine skills are not covered in this class.

In this class you will learn the three basic principles of successful quilt making: accurate rotary cutting, precision piecing and perfect pressing. Your will also learn to baste, quilt, and bind your quilt. Once you have mastered these techniques, you will be on your way to making beautiful quilts. No sewing machine or materials required. All equipment/tools/materials will be provided.

Your class registration includes use of a Granary sewing machine and tools. Included is the reference book, Teach Me to Make My First Quilt by Pat Sloan. Also included is a kit for the class project (you may choose from several different colorways.)

Syllabus for the 3-day Class

Part 1:
 In part 1, you will learn the three basic principles of successful quilt making: accurate rotary cutting, precision piecing and perfect pressing. Once you have mastered these, you will be on your way to making beautiful quilts. You will be working with the fabrics in the kit and will be guided through the process of making a runner quilt top including the making of all the blocks and adding the borders. 

Part 2: Finish piecing your runner top. This session will cover several methods of basting with the focus on adhesive spray basting. We will also focus on straight line machine quilting using a walking foot. Basting, thread choices, and marking your quilt top will also be discussed. 

Part 3: In part 3, you will learn how to make straight-cut, double-fold binding (also known as French fold binding) basics including how to join the strips, miter the corners and join the ends for a flawless finish!

Syllabus for the 2-day Class:

Part 1:
 In part 1, you will learn the three basic principles of successful quilt making: accurate rotary cutting, precision piecing and perfect pressing. Once you have mastered these, you will be on your way to making beautiful quilts. You will be working with the fabrics in the kit and will be guided through the process of making a runner quilt top including the making of all the blocks and adding the borders. 

Part 2: This session will cover several methods of basting with the focus on adhesive spray basting. We will also focus on straight line machine quilting using a walking foot. Basting, thread choices, and marking your quilt top will also be discussed. You will learn how to make straight-cut, double-fold binding (also known as French fold binding) basics including how to join the strips, miter the corners and join the ends for a flawless finish!

Difficulty Level: 

CLASS: Three 3 hour sessions.

COVID POLICY: Up-to-date COVID vaccination/boosters required for class attendance. There are no exceptions. Please understand this requirement is for your safety and the safety of others. Your class payment/registration confirms your compliance with this requirement. Masks may be required depending on the county healthdepartment recommendations at the time.

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Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: The Granary
Instructor Bio: The afternoon classes are taught by Pam Fereira. The evening classes are taught by Joanna Wishner
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Fee includes class, use of equipment, reference book, and project kit. Tax on materials of $6.39 will be added at checkout.

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