Westalee Ruler Quilting 101


Is free-motion quilting a scary prospect for you?  Why not try ruler quilting?  Ruler quilting on your home machine is a great way to let your quilting shine on your quilt!

This class is the introductory class to Westalee Rulers, showing you how to set up your machine and commence sewing with the 12" Arc Template.  After plenty of practice, we will be making the following block in class:




Supplies:
-Sewing Machine* and manual (*need to be able to lower feed dogs on the machine you bring)
-Sew Steady extension table (fits your machine, available to order in-store, NEED TO ORDER 3 weeks prior to class) or Sew Ezi table with acrylic insert
-Westalee ruler foot with 12" arc template, spacing gauge, and stable tape (comes in package) (available in-store)
-8" piece of ~1/4" colorful ribbon
-Schmetz 90/14 Topstitch needles for your sewing machine (available in-store)
-Small screwdriver
-*Frixion pens (*optional, preferably not markers at this time)
-Water-eraseable pen (not air-eraseable, available in-store, please test on scrap before class)
-Thread snips
-Tweezers that can grip thread
-Nail file
-dark thread and light-colored bobbins
Optional: 12.5" 8-pt Cross-hair grid (by Sew Steady, available in-store)
Optional: Machinger's gloves

Fabric requirements:
2 SOLID DARK fat quarters (18" x 22", bottom of mini-quilt sandwiches)
2 SOLID LIGHT fat quarters (top of mini quilt sandwiches)
2 cuts of batting (18"x 22")

HOMEWORK BEFORE CLASS:::
Layer batting between sets of Fat Quarters and baste using a method of your choice (hand-baste, spray-baste, or pin-baste) BEFORE coming to class --> Makes two mini-quilt sets (light on one side, dark on the other)

*Please take a moment to clean out your bobbin area of your sewing machine prior to class.

 

**Please call or come by the store to talk with an employee to register.**

Cost: $ 60.00
Includes instruction. Supplies not included. Please check with store for supply list.
Date(s):
Skill Level:Advanced
Requirements:Prerequisites: Quilting on your Sewing Machine or Instructor permission
Instructor:Theresa Detrie