Saturday, June 2, 2012

Judy's Strip Tube Quilt Class

The students in Judy's class met to learn the "strip tube" technique and began sewing the blocks for their quilts.  The pattern booklet is called "Strip Tubing" by Daniela Stout and Georgette Dell'Orco and is available at the shop along with the recommended ruler.  Two weeks later they met again to help each other arrange their blocks and to choose border fabrics.  Most students chose the "Just Too Easy" pattern but Madeline chose "Freestyle Roman Stripes".  (Madeline's grandson is graduating from high school and going on to college on a golf scholarship.  Theoff-white triangles will be used for signatures from his buddies - a great memory quilt.)  The method for all the patterns in the book are the same, just the width and number of strips used to create each block changes.  We had 2 design "walls" to work with as well as all the tables.  It was so much easier than doing it at home and so much more fun!!

Click on the link below to see the results...
(you can make it full size by clicking on the icon in the lower left corner, press ESC to exit full screen, and x-out the link when the presentation ends)


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If you'd like to join in the fun, sign up for the next class being held on Tuesday, August 12 from 10 until 2:30.  This isn't a good day for you?  Call the shop to see if the class can be rescheduled at a more convenient time.

Happy Sewing,
Judy Stone

2 comments:

  1. Awesome quilts--and a wonderful teacher! I'm sure fun was had by all!! :-)

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    1. Thanks MB! Come on up and join us!!

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