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Learn to make this bold, modern quilt in your choice of project size, from Mini to King.
You will learn:
- How to fine tune your 1/4" seam allowance.
- How to set up your sewing machine for curved piecing.
- How to cut curves using templates and rulers.
- How to mark, pin, and glue baste curved pieces.
- How to work with small curves.
- How to assemble the Orbital quilt.
Class will also include a discussion on fabric preparation to avoid distortion on the bias, favorite tools, and supplies to set you up for success. Students should be comfortable with their sewing machines. By the end of class, they will have a good start on assembling, and have all the skills needed to finish the quilt top!
Skill Level. This class is suitable for confident beginner level quilters. Basic patchwork experience necessary
Teacher: Bobbie Gentili, Geeky Bobbin
This class meets virtually at 10am - 4pm Eastern time (NYC local time) on Saturday October 2nd.
A Zoom invitation will be emailed to you the day before class. Pattern will be emailed after registration.
Required supplies :
Ugly fabrics that you don't mind sacrficing for science: 2 fat quarters or equivalent large scraps
See pattern for detailed yardage requirments for your desired size of Orbital quilt.
Rotary Cutter with fresh blade
Quilting ruler, minimum 6 1/2" square
50 or 80 weight thread
Washable glue stick
OPTIONAL but very helpful
28 mm rotary cutter
Seam guide or 1/4" presser foot
Pattern weights (Small rulers, books, large coins, etc)
Large square ruler