Online Classes

Tumbling Blocks (BYOF) (Online)
Teacher: Nelly Vileikis
 
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
 
Code(s): Hands on Workshop
 
Online Class
 
 
Pricing Information
 
Price: $39.00
Optical illusions made easy! They are stunning whether made from traditional prints or modern fabrics. Learn the importance of value, the lightness or darkness, in color while building these easy 3D strip pieced blocks. A great class for the intermediate or more advanced quilter, your most important skill is the ability to stitch an accurate ¼-inch seam. Bring your own fabric; see supply list for details.

  • Student Maximum: 80
  • Category(ies): Just for Fun, Quiltmaking, Piecing Techniques
  • Experience Level: Intermediate.
  • Prerequisite: Know how to use rotary cutting equipment and be able to sew a straight line.
  • Advance Prep:

    Be sure to purchase your kit at least one week prior to class using the link in the Student Supply List.

     

    Click here for the link to the PDF for advanced prep instructions: www.sewingexpo.com/Portals/0/PDFs/vileikistumblingblockprep.pdf

     

    Having your sewing machine set up and ready to go with sewing notions nearby.

  • Supply List:

    Sewing machine in good working condition with 1/4-inch presser foot; cotton sewing thread to match your fabrics; Schemetz Microtex needles size 80/12; rotary cutting mat, ruler and cutter with new blade; extra fine patchwork pins (Clover art. no. 2507); stiletto or curved tweezers; small sharp scissors; paper and pencil; sewing glasses; ironing board and iron; designer wall; anything else you can't sew without.

     

    Fabric requirements:

    • Light fabric - 1/2 yard
    • Medium fabric - 5/8 yard
    • Dark fabric - 5/8 yard
    • Backing - 1 yard
    • Batting - 36 x 30-inches

    There is also a kit required for this class which can be purchased for $20 plus shipping by clicking the link below. Please be sure to order your kit 1 week prior to class to allow plenty of time for shipping. (If you are ordering less than one week before the class, you are welcome to join the class as scheduled, and sew along with the recording once the kit has arrived.) https://artelasquilts.com/product/1182/

  • Completion Level: Complete a few rows.
Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.