272015: Modern Heart

Featured techniques: half-square triangles, channel quilting, calculate backing, batting and binding.

This quilt consists of a pieced heart in a field of half square triangle blocks.  The delight of the design is that it is so easy to change the size of the quilt by simply changing the size of the blocks used.  Channel qu8ilting finishes this versatile patten.

Supply List:

tools needed - rotary cutter, cutting mat & 20 to 24 inch ruler, square ruler for squaring blocks.  sewing machine in good working condition ( be sure to bring accessory box, manual & plug/foot petal)  Even feed foot is required, pins, scissors, pen or pencil to mark on fabric.

fabric needed - 10 squares of the same fabric for the center medallion
32 square in a variety of light, medium and dark fabrics.  Minimum of 8 - 10 different fabrics.
Thread to match most fabrics or neutral color thread in light, madium and dark.
Batting - we have available at the shop
Backing - we will talk about this in class and use an online app to calculate yardage

small pieces (4" - 20") of batting and "ugly" fabric to practice quilting techniques.

Even-feed foot for your machine is required - Walking foot

Decide what size you want to make
5" squares makes approximately 27" x 31" quilt
10" squares makes approximately 60" x 70" quilt

Teacher: Sue Choitz

10" squares

5" squares
Cost: $ 54.00
includes lunch - pattern included with class cost
Skill Level:beginner
Skill Details:Beginner - must have taken Beginner Quilting
Instructor Name:Sue Choitz
Instructor Bio:Sue Choitz