Beth Helfter

The Carpenter’s Apprentice Accordion Sewn HSTs

Saturday, April 6th, 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Seams Sew Easy Quilt Shop’s event center, 2326 Mack Road

Beth Helfter the inventor of the Accordion Sewn HSTs™ method will teach her half square triangle technique while creating the Carpenter’s Apprentice. You’ll master the Accordion Sewn HSTs™ within the first 45 minutes – really, you WILL! – and move on to learn how they go beyond just a way to make HSTs scrappier but can be used to create ordered accordions that lay out blocks and borders like butter. You’ll never want to make HSTs any other way again!

Class preparation provided once you are registered: Cutting homework to be completed before class. You will be glad you did!

Supplies you need to bring:
• Carpenter’s Apprentice pattern – available in class or here. Use code CACLASS at checkout to get $12 workshop rate.
• 12 fat eighths or similar size of FIRST color family
• 12 fat eighths or similar size of a SECOND color family
• 1 1/2 yards background fabric (Thought – some of the most striking finished quilts use unexpected backgrounds!)
• Thread for piecing – if you can, please have one spool each of the color families you chose as your print colors (for example, if I was using red and green as my prints, I would bring a red and a green)
• Rotary cutter and small mat
• Safety pin, one small
• pencil
• Fabric Scissors
• Basic Sewing Supplies
• Sewing machine with standard quarter inch foot (NO FLANGE) and instruction book
• Clearly Perfect Slotted Trimmers – optional, and also available in class or on my website. If you own this tool, though, bring them!
• If not using Clearly Perfect Slotted Trimmers, bring your favorite tool for trimming half square triangles up to 6”

This workshop is $50.00 for members, plus a $12.00 pattern fee. Non-members will be required to pay an additional $10.00 non-member fee.
Pattern available online or in class*

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