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Susan Beck

If the thought of tackling the making of a quilt is overwhelming, you should check out the Block-of-the-Month classes at Meissner Sewing. Work on one block each month with an inspiring and informative teacher at your side! Discover new techniques or revisit old favorites as you build a quilt – or a series of mini-quilts, block by block. Share this learning experience with other quilting enthusiasts as you make friends, have fun and create a quilt - all at the same time!

Applique BOM Photo of Pattern [5379806]Block of the Month: Applique - Join us once a month and make these small table top calendar quilts with a very fun, folk art pattern from Lori Smith, “Little Quilts throughout the Year”.  A great way to learn the art of Applique, whether by machine or hand, this class is also a wonderful way to meet new quilters. It promises lots of fun and socializing in this class that runs the entire 2016 year. Click here for more information about this class.

asteria_pictureBlock of the Month: Asteria - Create this stunning quilt using just four fabrics! The quilt looks intricate and complex but with the simple techniques and Goddess Tool template, you will be amazed at how easy it is to make this quilt! Each month (the club runs from February 2016 through August 2016) you’ll learn to construct a block using beautiful batik fabric and have an amazing quilt top by the end of the eighth month! Included with the pattern for the Asteria Quilt are 8 additional quilt patterns featuring the block of the month. Click here for more information about this class.

foundation-paper-piecedBlock of the Month: Foundation Paper Piecing - Foundation Paper Piecing is accurate, addictive, and a very fun way to quilt. In this Block of the Month class you start with the simpler blocks, learning the tips and tricks of paper piecing, then progressively move to the more complicated blocks. By the end of 2016 you’ll have a great understanding of foundation paper piecing and a beautifully pieced quilt that you’ll cherish for years. Click here for more information about this class.

 coverBlock of the Month: Simply Cut - Build your skills and a breathtaking quilt, one fun block at a time and faster than ever! Using the Accuquilt cutting system, turn your fabric into accurate fabric units while cutting multiple layers. So bring your Accuquilt cutting system or use ours and slash your cutting time in half! This class meets on the first Wednesday of the month and you’ll receive a new quilt block pattern at each meeting. Click here for more information about this class.

cabin feverCabin Fever: Modern Log Cabin Quilts – We’re putting a new spin on an old favorite, the Log Cabin quilt. In this class, you’ll use patterns from Cabin Fever: 20 Modern Log Cabin Quilts by Natalia Bonner and Kathleen Whiting. Each month, you’ll learn a new twist on this classic pattern and incorporate modern quilt theory. If you love playing with colors and lines, this is the class for you! Topics: January-Floating Cabins, February- Metropolis, March-Stacked Up. Click here for more information about this class.

Try one or more of these Block-of-the-Month classes - we'll see you next month!


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