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Beginning Free Motion Quilting

This class is for beginning or Nervous Novice free motion quilters. The goal is to give information and instruction enough to encourage confidence in free motion quilting using your domestic sewing machine. Topics covered will be selecting thread, needles, batting and other notions; preparing your sewing environment to aid in the quilting process; quilting using both marked and no-mark methods. There will be ample time to practice various quilting methods on your machine. Pre-requisite to Westalee ruler class.

Kimberbell -"A Day at the Fair" 1 day embroidery/sewing event

Come one, come all to a Day at the Fair! Kimberbell?s one-day machine embroidery event includes three prize-worthy projects with a fair theme. Transform a buffalo check tote into a blue ribbon pie carrier, topped with a delectable, over-the-edge cherry pie! Then whip up your first prize preserves tea towel, available in two sizes and jam-packed with dimensional details such as mylar strawberries, applique glitter, and more. Our best in show hen oven mitt is really something to crow about, with three sizes and two side pockets for your fingers and thumb. All projects are made in a 5 x 7 and 6 x 10 hoop with a variety of techniques. There's something for everyone at Kimberbell's Day at the Fair! Retreat includes project Kit and Lunch.

Aug 19
STAR group meeting - private event
Aug 29
Westalee beginning Machine quilting class