Saturday, July 7, 2012

Improv Piecing with Faith Jones

CMQG is very excited to host Faith Jones of Fresh Lemons!
July 14, 2012 10am-2:30ish
Fairfield Child Development Center (directions here)
Free for CMQG members
$15 for non-members
Limit of 30 participants
BYOLunch and beverages - kitchen and refrigerator available
Please email swellcloth@yahoo.com to reserve your spot.






Project Description
  • Students will create Improvisational Log Cabins for use in a pillow, mini quilt or larger quilt.
 Techniques/Concepts
  • Improvisational piecing 
  • Curved piecing 
  • Learn how to piece together blocks of various shapes and sizes
  • Non traditional layout ideas
  • Fabric selection (warm/cool, solids/prints, light/dark)
Supply List
  • Strips and large scraps of solid or small scale prints (Suggestion: choose monochromatic prints - mostly 1 color or various shades of 1 color). Minimum width of fabric should be 2". Please bring a selection of warm (yellows, reds, pinks, oranges) and cool (blues, greens, purples) fabric OR a selection of light and dark fabrics.
  • At least 1 yard of neutral/background/sashing fabric
  • Sewing machine
  • Rotary cutter and cutting mat
  • Pins
  • Thread


 **If you have an iron and ironing board you don't mind bringing to share with the class, it would be so helpful.

1 comment:

  1. What an amazing quilt, with such pretty colors. Too bad I can't join the fun!

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