Going to learn how to quilt

Yay, I’m so excited!  I’m going to take a quilting class… A very intro quilting class.  I have been sewing a lot more than knitting lately but unlike knitting I have never really learned to do it.  I’ve read books and online tutorials and this has got me through a lot of the sewing basics.  I’m pretty confident that I can sew a (mostly) straight line and create a quilt top.  But when it comes to the actual quilting part, I admit I don’t know what I’m doing – and the way I have been binding blankets cannot possibly be right – so, I’m taking a class.  According to the description

You will learn to:

  • Use a quilting pattern
  • Use color and value to create visually interesting quilts
  • Use quilting friendly tools: a rotary cutter and quilter’s rulers
  • Sewing techniques to make a durable, long-lasting quilt
  • Create a quilt top
  • Layer the top, batting, and backing
  • Baste
  • Quilt
  • Bind

I’m not sure there are any of those that I would say “Nah, I got that down” to right now.  This is going to be so much fun!

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