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Sun, Oct 29


Bay Quilts

IN PERSON: Falling Leaves with Sondra Von Burg

Learn to make this stunning leaf quilt from the artist herself. Sondra will teach you how to make half square triangle, gentle curves, a stem insert, and how to assemble a quilt from many different size squares. It’s fun, easy, and addictive. This class will be held at Bay Quilts

This class is SOLD OUT! Please contact us if you would like to be put on the waitlist.
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IN PERSON: Falling Leaves with Sondra Von Burg
IN PERSON: Falling Leaves with Sondra Von Burg

Time & Location

Oct 29, 2023, 11:00 AM PDT – Nov 12, 2023, 3:00 PM PST

Bay Quilts, 5327 Jacuzzi St Suite 3-C, Richmond, CA 94804, USA

About the Event

IN PERSON: Sunday, October 29th, 11AM - 2PM and Sunday, November 12th, 10AM - 3PM 

This is a two session class - please note that the hours are different for each of the class meetings.

This class will be held at Bay Quilts

Learn to make Falling Leaves an original design by Alexandra Von Burg (Sondra)

  • This stunning leaf quilt can be made to any size using 1/4 yard cuts, fat quarters, or scraps as small as 7"x7” of your favorite fabrics.
  • There are NO templates to loose. Sondra uses a method of piecing half square triangles, easy curves, and a stem insert to create her leaves. It’s fun, easy, and addictive
  • In the first class, you will learn to make leaves in 3 sizes. Then, your homework will be to make as many leaves as possible before the second class and bring all the leftover scraps.
  • The second class will focus on learning how Sondra fits all three sizes of leaves together to make a quilt with square corners.

Skill level: ✂️✂️

You have used a sewing machine and maybe have a few projects under your belt. You already know how to thread and use a sewing machine and you're ready to learn some piecing and quilting skills.

Supplies: You will receive the fabric requirements once you sign up. Bay Quilts is glad to help you select fabrics for your quilt.

Sewing Machines and Equipment: You will need to bring your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies to class. The specific tools you need will be included in the supply list.

About the instructor: 

Alexandra Von Burg (Sondra), has been making quilts and teaching workshops for 25 years in the Bay area. Her focus has alway been on fast and fun, which sometimes equals aerobic. She has an MFA in fine art from Pratt Institute, which has given her a foundation in design and color theory, as well as a fearlessness in creating her own method for making unique blocks and quilts.


This class is being held at the Bay Quilts located at 5327 Jacuzzi St. 3-C, Richmond, CA 94804. Bay Quilts is run by Sally Davey and her daughter, Abbey-Shane  a team of lifelong artists and crafters who have been in the quilting industry for over 30 years. They opened Bay Quilts to share their passion and knowledge with the vision of creating a community where artists, crafters, quilters, and makers of all ability can learn, grow, and create together.  This unique fabric shop is so much more than a store - from consignments quilts and gifts, and cloth figures to monthly gallery exhibitions and artist receptions to workshops.  Bay Quilts is a sanctuary for creatives of all skill level. Bay Quilts is generously offering a 10% discount to students on the day of the class.

The classroom space is on the 2nd level so you will need to be able to climb a flight of stairs. There is a convenient caddy so you don't have to carry your equipment up the stairs.

Cancellation Policy:

Class fees are non-refundable. However you may transfer the class to a friend if you let us know in advance.


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    This is an IN PERSON class. It will be held at Bay Quilts, 5327 Jacuzzi St. 3-C Richmond, CA 94804. You need to bring your own sewing machine!

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