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Sun, Jan 14


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IN PERSON: Strip of the Month with Nancy Williams

Do you find triangles intimidating? Wonder how people make intricate quilts? The trick is to break the quilt into manageable chunks and to maintain your momentum. Strip of the Month is the perfect solution. This class will be held at Bay Quilts.

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IN PERSON: Strip of the Month with Nancy Williams
IN PERSON: Strip of the Month with Nancy Williams

Time & Location

Jan 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 09, 2024, 12:00 PM

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

About the Event

Class meets monthly on the 2nd Sunday

Class will be held from 10AM - 12PM Pacific Time

January 14, February 11, March 10, April 14, May 19 (we meet a week later in May),  and June 9

This beautiful Strip of the Month quilt is made of strips, each using a different block. Each month, Nancy will teach you how to make a that month's block and how to piece multiples of that block into that month’s strip.  The class will include demonstrations, time for you to complete at least one block and ask questions, and clear directions to make the rest of the blocks. You then have the month until the next class to sew at your own pace to complete that strip before we go on to the next one.

Blocks include:

     - Flying geese

     - Pinwheels

     - Half square triangles

     - Strip piecing

     - Diagonal strip blocks

This quilt lends itself to a scrappy approach and is an opportunity to create a beautiful quilt using your own fabrics from your stash. Of course, you can also choose to purchase yardage specifically for this quilt.

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: 

Nancy Williams has been sewing for longer than she cares to say - clothing for the kids and grands; a few wedding dresses; some tailoring.  She began piecing quilts about 30 years ago and mostly quilting them on her domestic machine.  After renting time on long arm quilting machines and liking it (a lot), she decided to purchase her own. Since then, she has been honing her art and skills on personal quilts, donation quilts and quilts of those she is honored to be trusted with. 


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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