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Sep
22
Sat
2018
Ruler Work Club @ The Bobbin Case
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come and spend time exploring the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.  The club will start with the demonstration of a new ruler, and then the rest of the time you decide what you would like.  Time to practice some ruler work, ask questions and get advice on quilting designs or work on a project.  Come and spend some time with others and explore the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.

Ruler used in each session is listed below.

big rig quilting ruler work class photo
Ruler work with Westalee Rulers
  • August 25: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • August 28: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • Sept 22: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • Sept 25: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • October 23: Spin-E-Fex Feathers
  • Nov 27: Oval Template Set
  • Dec 1: Oval Template Set
Sep
25
Tue
2018
Ruler Work Club @ The Bobbin Case
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come and spend time exploring the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.  The club will start with the demonstration of a new ruler, and then the rest of the time you decide what you would like.  Time to practice some ruler work, ask questions and get advice on quilting designs or work on a project.  Come and spend some time with others and explore the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.

Ruler used in each session is listed below.

big rig quilting ruler work class photo
Ruler work with Westalee Rulers
  • August 25: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • August 28: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • Sept 22: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • Sept 25: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • October 23: Spin-E-Fex Feathers
  • Nov 27: Oval Template Set
  • Dec 1: Oval Template Set
Sep
29
Sat
2018
A New Spin on Drunkard’s Path @ Brooktondale Fire Hall
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

FEE: $45 for Tompkins County Quilt Guild Members / $50 for non-members

We will first explore John’s techniques for piecing the Drunkard’s Path block. Then we will work our way through all the variations that are presented in JohA new spin on Drunkard's Path - Quilting Bookn Kubiniec’s book A New Spin on Drunkard’s Path. In the process you might even come up with some ideas for your own unique variations. He will also demonstrate how to incorporate some improv piecing! This is a technique and design class; you will leave with a number of blocks that you can use as references for future work, or you can create your own sampler quilt using these blocks and others that you will create.

Oct
17
Wed
2018
Fabulous Feathers with Rulers (domestic sewing machine) @ Jackie Lynn's Discount Sewing Center
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
big rig quilting fabulous feathers class photo
Fabulous feathers with Westalee Rulers

Do you love feathers in your quilts but you struggle with them in your free motion quilting? Come and see how easy feathers can be created with the use of the Westalee Feather Templates.  We will be working on practice quilt sandwiches as we learn how to use these feather templates to create a variety of different feathers. You will learn how to create both straight and curved spine feathers.

Oct
23
Tue
2018
Ruler Work Club @ The Bobbin Case
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come and spend time exploring the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.  The club will start with the demonstration of a new ruler, and then the rest of the time you decide what you would like.  Time to practice some ruler work, ask questions and get advice on quilting designs or work on a project.  Come and spend some time with others and explore the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.

Ruler used in each session is listed below.

big rig quilting ruler work class photo
Ruler work with Westalee Rulers
  • August 25: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • August 28: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • Sept 22: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • Sept 25: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • October 23: Spin-E-Fex Feathers
  • Nov 27: Oval Template Set
  • Dec 1: Oval Template Set
Oct
26
Fri
2018
Morning Star Quilt Guild Show @ Erie County Fair Grounds (Grange Building)
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

I will be having a special exhibit of the quilts from my book A New Spin on Drunkard’s Path  at this show and I will also be vending selling my book and the templates for the quilts in the book along with other templates by Marti Michell and Westalee Rulers.

Note: Admission charged to enter the show.

Oct
27
Sat
2018
Morning Star Quilt Guild Show @ Erie County Fair Grounds (Grange Building)
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

I will be having a special exhibit of the quilts from my book A New Spin on Drunkard’s Path  at this show and I will also be vending selling my book and the templates for the quilts in the book along with other templates by Marti Michell and Westalee Rulers.

Note: Admission charged to enter the show.

Nov
14
Wed
2018
Introduction to Ruler Work @ Jackie Lynn's Discount Sewing Center
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
big rig quilting intro ruler work class
Ruler work with Westalee Rulers

Come and explore the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.  Precise straight lines and intricate designs are possible with the aid of acrylic rulers.  This class will cover the basics of attaching your ruler foot, proper thread tension and getting the proper stitch length.  We will be working on sample quilt sandwiches as we explore the Sampler Set and 12″ Arc ruler from Westalee Rulers.

 

Nov
27
Tue
2018
Ruler Work Club @ The Bobbin Case
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come and spend time exploring the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.  The club will start with the demonstration of a new ruler, and then the rest of the time you decide what you would like.  Time to practice some ruler work, ask questions and get advice on quilting designs or work on a project.  Come and spend some time with others and explore the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.

Ruler used in each session is listed below.

big rig quilting ruler work class photo
Ruler work with Westalee Rulers
  • August 25: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • August 28: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • Sept 22: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • Sept 25: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • October 23: Spin-E-Fex Feathers
  • Nov 27: Oval Template Set
  • Dec 1: Oval Template Set
Dec
1
Sat
2018
Ruler Work Club @ The Bobbin Case
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come and spend time exploring the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.  The club will start with the demonstration of a new ruler, and then the rest of the time you decide what you would like.  Time to practice some ruler work, ask questions and get advice on quilting designs or work on a project.  Come and spend some time with others and explore the wonderful world of ruler work on a domestic sewing machine.

Ruler used in each session is listed below.

big rig quilting ruler work class photo
Ruler work with Westalee Rulers
  • August 25: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • August 28: Spin-E-Fex rotating templates
  • Sept 22: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • Sept 25: Feathered Leaf Ruler
  • October 23: Spin-E-Fex Feathers
  • Nov 27: Oval Template Set
  • Dec 1: Oval Template Set