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Hive: Your First Quilt

Make a complete quilt - from cutting your fabrics to attaching your binding! In this class we will learn the basics of rotary cutting and machine piecing as we make blocks from squares and rectangles. Whether you use scraps from your stash or choose yardage, you can’t go wrong, and you will love the result.  In the first session, we will cut our fabrics and start sewing our blocks. We’ll square up those blocks and sew them together in the second class to make the quilt top. We’ll also cover making the quilt “sandwich” and machine quilting. In the third class, you’ll learn how to bind and label your quilt. Come join the fun!

Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. You should be comfortable using your sewing machine, including threading, winding bobbins, and basic stitch adjustments.

Bring to Class:
  • sewing machine with 1/4" foot and walking foot
  • basic sewing kit (scissors, rotary cutter, cutting mat, seam ripper, tape measure, straight pins, and quilting ruler)
  • Take 5 quilt pattern
  • size 1 safety pins
  • 1/2 yard each of 5 different fabrics, **pressed & ready to cut**
  • 1/2 yard for inner border
  • 1 yard for outer border
  • 1/2 yard fabric for binding
  • 3 yards backing fabric
  • throw- or twin-size batting
  • coordinating machine sewing thread with a few pre-wound bobbins
About the Instructor:
Joey's passion has been quilting for the past twenty years – she's pretty sure she was born in a pile of Fat Quarters! She started teaching 15 years ago in the Newbury Park Senior Center and found it incredibly rewarding, Her favorite classes to teach are patchwork both by hand and machine, hand and machine applique, and machine quilting. She has even taught fabric painting and how to use fabric to create beautiful art quilts. She appreciates all types of quilting, including traditional and modern. She loves contemporary fabrics and aspires to a modern approach to quilting – Joey is always open to new techniques and tools!


All classes at superbuzzy require prepayment and registration. In some cases, we are able to accept enrollments on the day of class. All classes begin and end on time; please plan accordingly to get to class on time so that everyone can get started together and right on time!

We know... life happens! Cancellations received 5 days prior to the first meeting are eligible for a credit toward a future class. Cancellations received less than 5 days prior to the first meeting forfeit their registration fee. We recommend you find an awesome buddy to take over your seat!

Classes are subject to change or cancellation due to low enrollment.

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Instructor Name:
Joey Strait
Instructor Bio:
Joey Strait

Hive: Your First Quilt

$ 150.00