Panel Class - framing/block designing
One Block Wonder Class - a two session class
If you are unfamiliar with this technique, it is a method of stacking fabric so that the repeats match up and allow you to create a kaleidoscope effect. We used an equilateral triangle as our shape for this class. Participants will learn Maxine Rosenthal's method of creating a beautiful one of a kind quilt.
Session one - students will learn techniques of auditioning fabrics, stacking layers, cutting the equilateral triangles, piecing the triangles into hexies. Chaining technique for creating the half-Hexies. Students will have approximately two weeks to assemble the half hexies before returning to session two for design and assembly.
Session two - students will return to class with completed half- hexi block and on the design wall, auditioning Hexies into interesting and dynamic arrangements. techniques for light flow through the design will be explored. Assembling rows and adding borders.
Do you have a panel that is just waiting for the opportunity to become a quilt? Instructor Jenny Koski will share ideas, methods and strategies on designing your panel quilt. Here are just a few ideas. This one day class Jenny will guide you through the steps of designing borders/blocks and binding to enhance your panel selection. Auditioning panels and fabrics for borders and values to enhance the tones and light of your panel selection. Of course Salli has a fabulous selection of Panels as well as fabrics to coordinate.
Paper Piecing technique – Book Block Class
Create a quilt block with paper piecing technique that features a book . Great block to build for quilt, wall-hanging or bag to depict your favorite book for your favorite reader.
Tote/ Handbag Class
This tote/handbag is 10 “ tall, 12” wide and 8” deep. This is a two session class, $50 plus pattern and supplies. Pattern including stays, notions as well as wonderful fabric choices all available here at the shop.
Bohemia class a great technique that with the right fabrics can give an illusion of a bargello type piecing. Salli's has just the right fabric for this technique. Students will be well into or completely finished by the second afternoon of the class.
This is a two day class, lending itself to days in row. Day one cut fabrics and place on design wall. Begin piecing the rows, Day two, return and finish the rows and stitch the rows together. Audition and add borders.