Minneapolis, MN

The Gretchen Quilt (BYOF)
Teacher: Debby Kratovil
 
Friday, November 10, 2017
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
 
Code(s): K156, L172XY Hands on Workshop
 
DoubleTree Bloomington Minneapolis South
 
 
Pricing Information
 
Session Value: 3
Price Per Session (before discount): $19.00
Materials Fee: $10.00

It’s hard to believe this traditional block, Gretchen, can be sewn without a single template. Everything is cut from two sizes of simple squares; the magic arrives with a quick rotary cutting trick. Debby chose a bright collection of florals and deep hued blenders for this quilt, but you can choose any of your own colors with good contrast to show off the lines of the block. As always, Debby’s classes provide all the hints and helpful tips that make them so much better than a simple pattern or kit. And they’re fun, too! Bring your own fabric; see supply list for details.



In the Janome Studio sponsored by Creative Sewing Centers
  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Category(ies): Quiltmaking, Piecing Techniques
  • Experience Level:

    All levels

  • Advance Prep:

    From EACH of the four prints, cut: 

    • 1 strip, 6-7/8 inches x wof; crosscut into 5 squares 6-7/8 x 6-7/8 inches. 
    • 2 strips, 3-7/8 inches x wof; crosscut into 13 squares 3-7/8 x 3-7/8 inches. 

    From EACH of the four “solids”, cut: 

    • 1 strip, 6-7/8 inches x wof; crosscut into 5 squares 6-7/8 x 6-7/8 inches. 
    • 2 strips, 3-7/8 inches x wof; crosscut into 13 squares 3-7/8 x 3-7/8 inches.
    Full details found in PDF here: http://www.sewingexpo.com/Portals/0/PDFs/kratovil_gretchinsupply.pdf
  • Supply List: Paper scissors, fabric scissors, small scissors or snips, straight pins, pencil, marking instrument (pen, pencil or chalk), seam ripper

     

    Fabric requirements:

    Yardages are based on 42 inch wide fabrics. WOF refers to width of fabric. 

    • 1/2 yard EACH of at least four prints, though you may select more for variety
    • 1/2 yard EACH of at least four solid reading fabrics (my quilt uses 6 colors) 
    • 1/4 yard for inner border 
    • 1-3/4 yard for outer border and binding

    Full details found in PDF here: http://www.sewingexpo.com/Portals/0/PDFs/kratovil_gretchinsupply.pdf

  • Completion Level:

    At least half of the 25 block quilt

           
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