ONLINE: Repurpose Quilting Club - April
Time & Location
About the Event
This class is free for Hello Stitch Studio monthly members! Find out more about becoming a member HERE.
You know all that stuff you just cleaned out of your closets and dressers that is just sitting in a bag waiting for you to take it to the donation center? Repurpose it! Forget the quilting police and the “cotton only” rule, we'll dig into our old clothes, linens, and whatever we can get our scissors through. We can't wait to see what you cut up to make your next quilted object.
The Repurpose Quilting Club is a monthly online meet-up led by the artist Fern Royce. As this is not a class, there is no set agenda, but rather a forum for sharing ideas, support, tips, and tricks we've discovered along the way. At each meetup, we will cover a monthly topic and show a demo, then dive into a question and answer session, and, of course, have a show and tell!
For the month of April, Fern will be talking about working with t-shirts and other stretchy materials.
Skill level: ✂️✂️
You have a few projects under your belt. You aready know how to thread and use a sewing machine and you're ready to learn more advanced basics.
About the Instructor:
Fern Royce grew up surrounded by textiles and what we now call “makers.” She learned to sew when she was very young, but did not begin quilting until the mid 1990’s. She took quilting classes at her local quilting store, learning the basics including the “all cotton” rule. That rule seemed odd when she considered the quilts she grew up with, including the corduroy quilt her grandmother made for her from the scraps of the all the clothes she had made for her grandchildren. In Fern’s experience, quilts meant using what was on hand, using or reusing any type of fabric, including clothing. When you look at her quilts you will see that she often includes repurposed and unconventional textiles in her own quilts, following her own rule: if she likes it, she uses it - from wool to silk, linen, or the unknown.
Class fees are transferable to another class or to studio credit if cancellation is made at least 72 hours before class. If cancellations are made after the 72 hour advance window has passed, we will not be able to issue refunds or studio credits. You can, however transfer the class to a friend. Read all of our studio policies HERE.