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Beginning Improv Quilting: Part 2 "Finish Line" CEXTN15-202440 is a Course

Beginning Improv Quilting: Part 2 "Finish Line" CEXTN15-202440

Mar 7, 2024 - Apr 4, 2024

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Beginning Improv Quilting: Part 2- "Finish Line!"

Thursdays, 3/7-4/4/2024, 6pm-9pm. 
5 in-person sessions
Location: John Adams Center, room 312

Students will learn how to take an existing fabric quilt top, and make it into a completed, finished quilt. (Note: Part 1 is not required to join this class - just bring a fabric quilt top.) 


Students will learn how to prepare a smooth "quilt sandwich" with a top, batting and fabric backing. They will learn how to baste their quilt sandwich and prepare their piece to quilt by machine and/or by hand. Finally, students will learn how to finish the edge of their quilt using a choice of binding techniques.



Materials list: 

  • Students must provide their own working sewing machine.
  • Completed top for quilting - can be a "whole cloth" or a quilted, pieced quilt top.
  • Quilt batting that measures at least 3-4 inches larger on all sides than your quilt top. 
  • Fabric backing for quilt back, large enough for batting/top. (can be a sheet, or pieced fabric backing.) at least 2-3 inches larger on all sides that  your quilt batting.
  • Thread for machine quilting
  • Yarn, hand quilting thread and needles, if desired
  • Scissors
  • 45mm or 60mm Rotary cutter
  • 3"x18" or 6"x24" acrylic ruler
  • Portable cutting matt
  • Sewing pins and needles

Image credit: Maureen Letton

Instructor Bio:
Lorraine Woodruff-Long Lorraine's work has been juried into art exhibitions at the de Young Museum/San Francisco, the California Heritage Museum/Santa Monica, the Sanchez Art Center/Pacifica, Muzeo Museum & Cultural Center/Anaheim, TAG Gallery/Los Angeles the Drawing Room/San Francisco, and the San Francisco Women Artists Network Gallery. She has received numerous awards for her quilts at local, national and international quilt shows. Quilt exhibitions include the International Quilt Festival/Houston, QuiltCon, the Pacific International Quilt Festival, Visions in Cloth, and Quilt San Francisco among others.