Tiger Melon, Tiger Moon

Supplies Students Need To Have

Sewing machine in good working order.  You will need basic sewing supplies including thread, pins, rotary cutter, ruler and a small mat.  Also useful will be paper and pen for taking notes or sketching.  I will provide printed instructions and paper piecing patterns by email.                                    

Fabrics:  Have fabrics with high contrasts.  If you are feeling adventurous, you can bring some bold, large scale prints or stripes to contrast with solids or blenders.  Bring a variety of fabrics for experimenting, or, if you have a particular color scheme in mind, bring that.  Bring something to use for your background.  The quilt on the left, with lots of negative space, took between four and five yards of fabric.  A quilt with more pieced blocks will require less background fabric.

Preparation before class:  This class will not require any preparation before class.  Just print out your patterns on legal-size paper if you have it or on letter size paper and tape your two halves together.  Spend any prep time thinking about your fabric choices and your options for combining blocks into your quilt.  Bring your creativity and imagination.  The possibilities are almost endless!