General Quilting Class Information...

To better assist you with our Quilt class offerings, the following information is provided with each class:

Unless otherwise noted, quilt class fees do not include supplies. Paid registrants will receive a copy of the supply list with class confirmation. If you have not received confirmation and supply list one week prior to the class date, please call Education Dept. at 800.590.9755. Project samples are on display in Threads of Tradition Quilt Shop (as well as our website). Supplies may be purchased at Threads of Tradition located in Sauder Village. For your convenience, three Bernina sewing machines are available for student use in class. Please indicate on the registration form if you would like to reserve one of these machines (limited to availability).

 

Quilter Skill Level Definitions

  • Beginner is eager to learn and can sew a fairly straight line with a sewing machine.

  • You are an Advanced Beginner if you know how to thread the sewing machine, wind a bobbin and use a rotary cutter. You can sew simple pieced designs and simple appliqué. Blocks may come out different sizes or odd-shaped.

  • You are an Intermediate quilter if you have been quilting for several years, have taken several quilting classes, and are having more success with piecing skills. You are learning the finer points of pressing, cutting and adjusting seam allowances for more accuracy. You are trying more challenging patterns and designs.

  • You are an Advanced quilter if you have mastered all the basic skills. You have begun designing your own quilt blocks and patterns, combining designs from various sources, and learning more advanced techniques to enhance your work.

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