Make a beautiful log cabin block in your favorite colors and finish it as a throw pillow with a sleek invisible zipper that elevates your handmade patchwork to the next level. In this 4-hour class, you’ll get the chance to try different piecing methods for building log cabin blocks, with lots of layout options, from traditional sunshine and shadow color play to striking, modern square-within-a-square designs. Once you choose your favorite design, you’ll piece, baste, and quilt it, then learn the technique to insert an invisible zipper so painlessly that you’ll transform every spare UFO block and square of fabric in your sewing room into stylish and reversible throw pillows! I’m bringing lots of my favorite fabric scraps and strips for mixing into your blocks, and a rainbow of perle cotton for hand-quilting and stitching, too! Note: this class includes a signed copy of my book Sew + Quilt, but if you already have a purchased or library copy to bring to class, it’s $25 off the workshop fee. Register here in the PMQG shop!
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Learn to piece the beautiful, versatile half-square triangle block and spin the triangular points into a modern star floating over a serene background. This class includes all the fabrics and supplies you’ll need to make your own Sawtooth Star patchwork pillow cover with an envelope back, 16” pillow form, a signed copy of Sew + Quilt, refreshments, and a few surprises!
Learn to make a beginner-friendly* and fun to piece* Log Cabin quilt block pillow, using the modern Square Within a Square layout. This class includes all the fabrics and supplies you’ll need to make your patchwork pillow cover with an envelope back, 16” pillow form, a signed copy of Sew + Quilt, refreshments, and a few surprises!
Come celebrate Sew + Quilt with me at the beautiful new Portland Craft Bar studio! You can start stitching your very own S+Q Embroidery Sampler, perfect for beginners, with all the supplies you’ll need provided free of charge. I’ll share all the quilts from the book and preview the two patchwork quilting classes I’m teaching at PCB in March, as well as lots of tips and advice for new sewists and quilters, prizes, refreshments, and plenty more fun surprises!
I’m so excited to introduce Sew + Quilt to the world at our PMQG February meeting! Please invite a friend along, our first guild meeting is always free for guests and we love new quilters! Read on for lots more details…