Map to Workshop/Lecture Location

Morning Workshop/Lecture “Dot to Dot”

Saturday September 7th, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Evendale Recreation Center, 10500 Reading Rd, Evendale, OH.

Quilting intricate designs can be as easy as connecting the dots! Dot to Dot technique moves beyond filling pre-defined quilt blocks to quilting in backgrounds, borders and may span across design elements in the quilt to layer a unifying and striking additional design not bound by the constraints of the quilt piecing. World renowned machine quilting expert Angela Walters will show how to enhance a quilt with beautiful free motion geometric designs. Learn how to use points on the quilt as a guide for quilting with minimal marking and lots of fun. Be able to select the “dots” on your quilt top to create custom fit quilt stitch patterns to integrate the top piecing and quilt design where the finished project becomes more than the sum of its parts (quilt and design).

This “workshop” is presented in a lecture/discussion format. No sewing machine needed. Pen and paper for note taking recommended.

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Workshops and Lectures are $35.00 each for Members of OVQG. There is an additional $10.00 fee for Non-members. Save money by joining the guild and becoming a member. Members pay no additional fees for workshops, no entry fees for guest speakers or guild meetings and receive a monthly newsletter.

 

Afternoon Machine Sewing Workshop “Dot to dot”

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Saturday September 7th, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Evendale Recreation Center, 10500 Reading Rd, Evendale, OH.

Quilting intricate designs can be as easy as connecting the dots! Dot to Dot technique moves beyond filling pre-defined quilt blocks to quilting in backgrounds, borders and may span across design elements in the quilt to layer a unifying and striking additional design not bound by the constraints of the quilt piecing. World renowned machine quilting expert Angela Walters will show how to enhance a quilt with beautiful free motion geometric designs. Learn how to use points on the quilt as a guide for quilting with minimal marking and lots of fun. Be able to select the “dots” on your quilt top to create custom fit quilt stitch patterns to integrate the top piecing and quilt design where the finished project becomes more than the sum of its parts (quilt and design).

Skill Level: Confident Beginner to Intermediate Quilters. This is a hands-on workshop; you are required to bring a sewing machine

 

Supply List for 3 hour Hands-on Class

Thank you so much for taking my class. I can’t wait to spend the day (or
evening) trying to help you love machine quilting as much as I do. If you are
nervous at all, don’t be! The class atmosphere will be very encouraging and lots
of fun, no matter where you are in your free-motion quilting journey.
Below you will find the supplies to need to make the class as successful as
possible. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me via
email: angelawaltersquilting@gmail.com.
Happy Quilting! Angela Walters

Required Supplies
Sewing Machine- Any type of machine will work, just be sure that it has the
ability to drop the feed dogs. If you aren’t sure, please refer to the owners
manual.
Free-motion Quilting Foot- any type of Free-motion quilting foot will
work (i.e. Open toed or clear plastic). If you’re unsure if you have one, check
your owners manual or contact the manufacturer.
Quilt sandwiches for practice- 2-4 Fat quarter sized sandwiches will work
(although they can be any size you prefer) Or if you are feeling adventurous,
you can use some unquilted orphan blocks or a small quilt top. They can be
basted in any method you prefer, such as with pins, fusible batting or fusible
spray. Small quilt sandwiches can even be left unbasted if you want. The most
important thing is that you have something to practice on.
Thread and scissors- To make the machine quilting process easier, use
quality thread made for machine quilting. My favorites are Superior So Fine and
Aurifil (both 50wt), but you can bring any type you like. A thread color that
contrasts with your practice quilt sandwiches will allow you to see your quilting.
Optional Supplies: These aren’t necessary, but if you already own them,
bring them with you!
-Supreme slider
-Free-motion quilting gloves
-Extended base for your machine
-Camera (to take pictures of quilted samples)
-Paper and Pencil- Each class includes handouts free of charge, but if you think
you might want more room for drawing, bring a notebook.

Workshops and Lectures are $35.00 each for Members of OVQG. There is an additional $10.00 fee for Non-members. Save money by joining the guild and becoming a member. Members pay no additional fees for workshops, no entry fees for guest speakers or guild meetings and receive a monthly newsletter.