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Three sessions - Jan 8, 15 & Feb 5, 2022
4th of July is the new, updated version of a popular Quiltworx pattern originally issued in 2005. This is a fun quilt to make and you will learn basic foundation paper piecing and curve techniques.

Class Title: 4th of July Pattern: 4th of July Skill Level: Experienced Beginner Instructor: Susan Sears Special Notions: 6” & 12” Add-A-1/4” ruler UHU Glue stick or similar washable glue stick (Elmer’s) SewLine, Bohin, Fons & Porter or similar brand fabric glue pen & refills Microtex 70/10 or 75/11 needles Flower head pins (I use the blue Clover flower head pins & yellow flower head pins) Purple Thang or Stiletto Scotch Tape Stapler and Staple Remover 2 template plastic strips, 3” x 6” & 3” x 12” Zippered plastic bags, 1 gallon size or larger used to organize units; (I use the 2-1/2 gallon size) Large Paper Clips, about 50 (to help with organization) Sewing Supplies: Sewing Machine and accessories including your book ¼” foot for sewing accurate ¼” seams (a guided foot is not recommended) 50 wt neutral or gray thread to blend with fabrics, such as Aurifil Scissors Straight pins Seam ripper 6” x 24” Ruler or 3-1/2” x 12-1/2” Ruler or similar size 11/30/2021 SMS Cutting Mat (not required if LQS has mats available) & 60 mm Rotary Cutter with new blade Class Information: 4th of July is the new, updated version of a popular Quiltworx pattern originally issued in 2005. (Unfortunately, the new version is not compatible with the old version.) The new pattern is broken into 5 groups of block groups. Please read the pattern before class. If you have never done a Quiltworx pattern, you can wait until class, and I will help you organize fabric and cut out the pattern pieces. This is a three-session class. In the first class, we will review the pattern and template organization; and begin sewing the Crowned Star units. The 2nd class will be paper piecing Sawtooth units. The last class will be catch up and assembly. You will not finish the quilt in class but will learn the skills needed to finish it at home. I encourage you to use Quiltster to color your quilt. Quiltster is a color design subscriptionbased software (it is accessed via the internet) for coloring Quiltworx patterns. It is available from for a nominal fee. If you decide not to subscribe to Quiltster, I can help you color your quilt using my copy of Quiltster. Please let me know if you would like me to help you with your colors. It will help if you have an idea of the colors that you would like to use in your quilt. Once you have colored your quilt, Quiltster will give you a yardage table to help with fabric purchases. Please have your fabric cut for the first class as shown in Class 1 Instructions. If you have any questions, please call or e-mail. Thanks…See you in class!!! Susan Sears Certified Quiltworx Instructor 11/30/2021 SMS 303-859-6064
Instructor Name:
Susan Sears


$ 130.00

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