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Beginning Quilting with Jackie Cory

If you are looking for a class where you can learn to quilt, This workshop is designed for the beginner quilter to learn the basics of making your first quilt from start to finish!

This 5 session class will focus on Pieced blocks, applique blocks, borders, basic quilting and binding.

Class #1 will be preparing you for quilting, with discussions of terms, tools, patterns, materials and techniques. You will work on the 3 applique blocks. (bird, flower & heart)

Class #2 discuss cutting, seam allowances, and pressing as well as drafting patterns for making 4 patch blocks, rail fence blocks, pinwheel blocks, and 4 patch variations. 

Class #3 will be drafting patterns for making 9 patch blocks, friend star block, monkey wrench block and puss in the corner block.

Class #4 you will be working with traditional blocks such as log cabin blocks, flying geese blocks, grandmothers fan block, as well as sashing, inner border & outer border.

Class #5 discussion on batting, layering. basting, marking designs, quilting & binding techniques.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: New to quilting
Requirements: SUPPLY LIST fabric requirements are for 6 1/2" blocks (if you would like a 12 1/2" block please double the amount of fabric) 1 yard of light fabric 1 yard of medium fabric 1 yard of Dark fabric 1 yard of Backing fabric Craft size Batting 1/2 yard Heat N Bond applique adhesive 1/2 Yard freezer paper Flannel backed table cloth Sewing machine in good working order, knowledge of machine and manual for the machine Basic sewing supplies; Thread bobbin seam ripper straight pins rotary cutter rotary ruler 6 1/2" x 24" rotary cutting mat Paper and pencil for taking notes
Instructor: Jackie Cory
Instructor Bio: Jacqueline M. Cory (Jackie) ? ARTIST Jackie Cory is a multi-media artist formerly from Sarasota, FL. Quilting, printmaking, and mixed media are some of the areas she experiments in to develop her style. When asked about her work, she says, ?To me, art is infinite. any technique, tool, color, design or material can be incorporated in a conventional or unusual manner.? Ms. Cory delights in promoting the arts by teaching easy to learn methods. Graduating from Manatee Community College with an Associates in Art Education, Ms. Cory was selected as outstanding Art Student of the Year. She completed her Bachelors in Fine Art at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Dean?s list and cum laude. Ms. Cory became the Executive Director of the Hilton Leech Studio/Friends of the Arts; Sarasota Florida?s premier watercolor school; well known for workshops with nationally known artists in the water-media field. As Director, she developed her skills in painting mix media under the talents of Pat Dews, Frank Webb, Barbara Nechis, Frank Francese and others. The school merged with Sarasota Art Center and she continued on as the Director of Education for many years while giving art instruction through the Adult Education Programs and private lessons in her studio. Through her love of the arts, she was nominated ?Quilt Teacher of the Year? by Professional Quilters Magazine and has received quilting & painting awards in FL, TX, KY & TN. Currently, Ms. Cory now resides in Cleveland, Tennessee and is developing classes locally. She has a home studio, has taught at the 5Points Museum, Cherokee Blossom Quilt Guild and Hyderhangout Quilt Shop and is scheduled in the future with several quilt guilds and shops in the area specializing in surface design and printing techniques. Ms. Cory?s work can be viewed by private appointment and at Hyderhangout Quilt Shop in Cleveland, TN; the Art Council of Athens in Athens, TN: Art Creations in Chattanooga, TN and local art shows. Contact information: Jackie Cory 2860 Varnell Rd SW Cleveland, TN 37311 423-432-2510
price includes instruction for all 5 classes supplies extra

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