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Bootcamp Basics - Quilting 101

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Do you want to learn to Quilt? We would love to teach you in our Bootcamp Basics 101 class! Bootcamp Basics 101 is a two part class for anyone who wants to learn to make a quilt. In this class you will learn all of the skill building beginning steps to work on your first quilt.  Never cut with a rotary cutter? We teach you.  Have a long quilters ruler but don't know how to measure and cut with it?  We teach you.  Learn these basic skills and more, all while you are making your first quilt.  Even better, you leave with the resources you will need (class #2) to finish the quilt and choose a skill building, next pattern, for your next quilt top. Sign up today!

INSTRUCTOR: Shannon Burns / Ruth Washburn

 DATE & TIME: 10am - 2pm at Birdsong Quilt Shop

This class is a Two Day Class. Day 1 is spent cutting, measuring, and sewing the two blocks needed for the quilt pattern.  Day 2 is spent piecing blocks together to complete the quilt top, and discussion on borders and quilting.

What To BRING:

  • Sewing Machine* (Please see note)
  • Rotary cutting tool
  • Quilters Ruler (minimum size, and most common, is 6" x 18")
  • Thread
  • Thread Snips, or small fabric scissors
  • Pins
  • Fabric 1: 8 Fat Quarters or 20 - 10" squares (in our quilt these are floral)
  • Fabric 2: 1 ½ yard  of what the pattern terms "frame" fabric (in our quilt the white)
  • Optional: A snack so you don't get peckish or hangry
  • Optional: Mini-iron, small cutting/ironing mat to keep next you

-Beginner quilting tool kits available in the shop that contain all the essentials for a beginner. Bonus, get 10% off the beginner kit when enrolled in Basics Boot Camp.

* You need to know how to, and be able to, thread your machine and wind a bobbin.  Your machine needs to be in good working order. If you need help with any of these things we are happy to help you prior to class. Give us a call and we can set up a time to go over this with you.


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Not sure if this product is right for you? Just give us a call during our normal business hours Mon-Sat 9:30 am - 4 pm at (502) 603-8211. We'd be more than happy to answer any questions you may have!
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“Shannon and her crew are so helpful. No matter the issue, they want to help you grow in your craft. Thank you for always treating me like family!”


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“Absolutely a beautiful store full of colorful, vibrant fabrics! The women who work here are patient, kind, helpful and friendly! A wonderful experience!”