Basic Quilting for Beginners
In this six-session class you will make a nine-block quilt with sashing and borders. After piecing the quilt top, you’ll learn to baste it to the batting and backing. Then, you’re ready to stitch in the ditch. Finish the edges with an easy binding technique, and you will have a handmade quilt. Pre-requisite: Student should be familiar with his/her sewing machine. Basic Beginning Sewing is recommended.
Course level: Beginner
Instructor: Jeanne Powell ($90)
After retiring as a first grade teacher in 2004, Jeanne Powell has worked as a salesperson in two quilt stores. In order to improve her own skills, she has taken classes from many locally and nationally-recognized educators, including Jinny Beyer, Alex Anderson, Carol Doak and Nancy McDonald. In 2008, Jeanne was awarded the Second Place Ribbon at the River City Quilt Show for her flying geese jacket. She has also won awards at the Yolo County Fair and River City Quilt Show for her quilts and clothing projects. Her quilt "A Heritage Remembered" won awards at the California State and the Southwest Division of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Jeanne has experience teaching sewing and quilting classes to both adults and children.