Summer Youth: Make Your First Quilt (Ages 8-10)

  • Monday, July 17, 2023
  • Thursday, July 20, 2023
  • 4 sessions
  • Monday, July 17, 2023, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2023, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • Wednesday, July 19, 2023, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • Thursday, July 20, 2023, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • BARN Fiber Studio, Class Code FI071723NH
  • 6


  • $280 Tuition + $40 Materials Fee
  • $220 Tuition+ $40 Materials Fee

Have fun learning some basic sewing skills and take your new quilt home at the end of the week.

About this Class

Make a strip quilt, which includes panels of fabric sewed together to create a pattern that you design. Learn basic sewing machine use, straight-line stitching, "stitch-in-the-ditch" quilting technique, and attaching a binding.


  • For students ages 8-10.
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Registration closes Monday, July 10.
  • When you register your youth, enter their name in the Youth's Name field and enter the parent/guardian email address for "registrants email." All reminders and important information will go to that email address.
  • Complete and return this minor permission form.
  • You can register your youth for an optional supervised lunch from 12-1 pm for the duration of this class.

  • A materials fee of $40 is included in the price of the class and covers all materials. 


The final project is a strip quilt with finished dimensions of about 40"x44". The strips are four inches wide. A variety of colors and patterns will be available and the participant will choose and design their own quilt.

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Nancy Heilman dabbles in many things related to fiber arts. She has 35 years of experience working and having a blast with youth and teens. Mostly she finds writing about herself in the third person awkward.

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