From Choosing Fabrics to Finished Quilts - Learn How to Make a Quilt with Carol Latham

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018
  • 6 sessions
  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, June 06, 2018, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
  • BARN Fiber Arts Studio, Class Code: FI052318CL
  • 4


BARN Cancellation and Refund Policy: To change or cancel your registration, please call (206) 842-4475 or email at least four (4) days prior to the class/event start date in order to receive a refund. Your spot in the class is not guaranteed until payment is completed. If you would prefer to register and pay offline, please call or come into BARN.
  • Have you always wanted to make quilts?  
  • Do you want to learn all the techniques you need to create a finished quilt?

  • Tired of quilting workshops that only get you half-way through creating a quilt?
This 6-week class is for you!

PREREQUISITE: Fiber Arts Studio Sewing Class from Kathy Mack or other introductory sewing classes.

In this class you will learn:
  • All about quilting tools
  • How to choose fabrics for your quilt
  • All about color combinations and how they influence the look of your quilt
  • Elements of designing a quilt 
  • How to correctly cut your fabric with a rotary cutter
  • When to stop playing with the arrangement of your quilt pieces and begin to sew.
  • How to sew quilt pieces together so everything lines up correctly
  • Creating borders for your quilt
  • Techniques for putting your quilt top, batting, and quilt backing together
  • How to machine quilt
  • How to add binding and finish your quilt

  • Sewing machines
  • Cutting mats and quilting rulers
  • Rotary cutters

  • A notebook and pen to take notes.
  • To enhance the design process -- come with an open mind and no pre-conceived ideas about what your quilt should look like.  This will help you learn the necessary quilting techniques you will use in every quilt.

SKILL LEVELAdvanced Beginner.  This class is also great for folks who have started or finished a couple quilts but feel like they could use a comprehensive quilting class. 


INSTRUCTOR BIO: Carol Latham will teach you everything you need to know to create a finished quilt.  She is a wonderful teacher who helps students with easy to understand, step-by-step instruction.  Carol received her degree in Textiles and Clothing from University of Tennessee.  She owned  "Carol's Finishing Touches," a quilting company.  She worked at Esther's Fabrics for years.  She brings her extensive knowledge of quilting and fabrics to this class as well as her wonderful sense of humor.  You are going to love this class.  
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