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Quilt 102: Ghost Party Quilt

Halloween Edition

  • Started Sep 9
  • 250 US dollars
  • 102 Loudoun St SW

Service Description

Level: Confident Beginner Our Ghost Party Quilting Class is the perfect extension for the confident beginner. Whether you still feel like a beginner or have some experience but want to improve your skills, this class is for you. In this class, you'll learn all the basics of quilting, including how to choose and prepare fabric, how to cut and piece together blocks, and how to put the quilt top together. This quilt can be pieced using traditional methods, or for more advanced quilters, we will also talk about the options to use foundation paper piecing and applique to construct your quilt top. We’ll even talk about using embroidery for customizing your ghost faces. You'll also learn how to add batting and backing to your quilt and how to quilt your project by hand or machine. By the end of the class, you'll have completed a throw-sized quilt top just in time for Halloween and will have the skills and confidence to tackle bigger quilting projects. Skills covered in class include: Fabric Selection Color Theory Accurate Cutting Chain Piecing Block Assembly Quilt Top Assembly Quilt Backing Assembly How to Quilt Binding The quilting process will be broken down into 3 parts: Week One: Choosing fabric, cutting, and begin piecing blocks Week Two: FPP, embroidery, and applique options, assembling the quilt top Week Three: Backing, quilt sandwich, and binding Any work not completed in class for each week will need to be completed by the next class in order to stay on track. Please note, all FINCH Classes are designed with an adult student in mind unless specifically stated in the class description. We ask that you only register for this class if you are 18 or older. Supplies - ALL available at F I N C H*: Required: 2 yards of fabric for ghosts 3 yards of fabric or 12 fat quarters for the background ¼ yard of fabric for eyes and mouth Optional: ½ yard of fabric for stars Backing fabric: 4 ¾ yards Batting 70”x80” Binding: ½ yard Thread Ghost Party Quilt Pattern from Wooly Petals Optional but helpful: Rotary Cutter and mat 12”x12” acrylic ruler 6”x24” acrylic ruler Iron and ironing board Sewing machine Pins Thread snips Basic sewing/quilting tools will be available for use at Finch during class time, but students who need to finish work at home may need additional supplies. *We provide a 10% discount for all class supplies purchased in-store. Supplies are not included unless otherwise stated.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

CLASS + EVENT POLICIES (In-person and Online)* • Full payment is due upon signing up for a class, whether in-person or online. If you prefer to pay by cash or check, the spot is not held until payment has been made. • 100% of class fees are refundable or transferable to another class if cancellation is made at least 72 hours before the class, whether in-person or online. • There is NO REFUND or TRANSFER to another class if upon cancellation LESS THAN 72 HOURS OF NOTICE IS GIVEN before the start date of the class, whether in-person or online. Sorry, we are unable to make exceptions. This ensures that other students waiting for a seat in full classes are not missing learning opportunities due to late cancellations. • No-shows forfeit any refund or exchange. *EXCLUDES RETREATS- See Retreat listing for specific policies.

Contact Details

  • 102 Loudoun Street Southwest, Leesburg, VA, USA


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