M E L O D Y   C R U S T   Fiber Artist
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Fast Finishes

One day workshop
All skill levels

First we learn to join pre-quilted blocks using several innovative techniques. Go home ready to make larger machine quilted quilts without all the work of trying to get it into your machine. The Quilt-As-You-Go method allows for more detailed quilting using a standard sewing machine since you're only quilting a small section at a time. Fast finishing concludes with super-fast binding. Is binding the quilt your least favorite part? Bindings and piping are a snap with this no-fail completely machine-stitched method. In this class you will be making a sample to take home to keep as a ‘how to’ example for your own quilts. Binding will never be the same again!

Supply List

  • 3 Quilted Quilt blocks 5 x 10 (firm batting works best) Option: use pre-quilted fabric
  • Fat quarter fabric for front and back sashing strips
  • Fat quarter batting
  • Fat quarter each binding and piping fabric
  • Rotary cutter, mat and ruler (medium size)
  • Sewing machine
  • Walking foot (Frequently an extra item with open toe capability if possible) OR open toe embroidery foot AND foot
  • Seam ripper
  • Thread snips
  • Fabric scissors
  • Thread to match the sashing strips, backing and piping fabric
  • Size 75/11 quilting needles
  • Pins

If Not Provided by the Guild or Shop

  • Extension cord
  • Iron and ironing surface

Optional, but nice

  • Chair cushion

Contact me about availability and fee schedule

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