Foundation piecing (often called paper piecing) is an old technique that has
become very popular again. If you have tried it and think you don't like it
or can't do it, you need to take this class - I will change your mind! If
you can sew on a straight line and count to 10, then you CAN foundation
piece successfully. This method guarantees a perfect block every time and it
is the answer for blocks with many seams like Log Cabin, and more complex
blocks like Mariners Compass or New York Beauty.
You’ll spend the morning learning the “how to’s” by making three
small blocks, progressing from easy to more challenging. Then, in the
afternoon, you will learn how to put blocks together, deal with angled
pieces and directional fabrics, draw your own blocks for foundation piecing,
and more. We'll also look at string piecing, another form of f.p. It
promises to be a fun-filled day and you will pick up many helpful tips and
tricks. This is a technique that EVERY quilter should know - come and add it
to your skill set!
First Baptist Chruch- Basement
90 Victoria St E
Students should Bring
Sewing machine and basic sewing supplies, small amount of
fabric. A detailed list will be provided to each student upon registration.
Teacher Materials: Detailed notes and foundation piecing patterns.
Reference resources and a number of foundation pieced quilts from miniature to bed sized will be shown.
Number of Participants
firstname.lastname@example.org or 506-455-1825
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