While those who quilt with free-motion feet are busy practicing you’ll be quilting directly on your project just by marking a few lines or guides. The walking foot can be used for more than just stitch in the ditch and straight lines. Let me show you a dozen designs, all done with the walking foot. We will, of course, start with stitch-in-the-ditch and matchsticks just to get you warmed up, then on to fun stuff using stencils and templates. On the second day of this two-day class you will paper piece the center block, then assemble your blocks using the Quilt-As-You Go method.
Instructor — Irene LaFleche
Skill level — some experience quilting straight lines with a walking foot; know how to make a quilt sandwich
When — Saturday October 6 and Saturday November 3, 10 to 4 pm (two full days)
Supplies — list will be provided when you register; kits will be available for purchase if you would like to use the colours shown in the sample
About the instructor — Irene’s passion for quilting began after attending the Creativ Festival in Ottawa back in 2003. Since that day she has produced over 200 quilts and has been actively involved in the quilting community, on a local and national level. Retired from the Public Service in 2013, Irene could not sit still. She has given trunk shows, presentations and workshops throughout the Ottawa region and is looking forward to sharing some of her 15-year knowledge at Mad About Patchwork where she now works.
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