Lap Quilting Class outline

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Lap quilt club outline

Lesson one– I will introduce Lap Quilting and the book by Georgia Bonesteel. There will be a review of what supplies and fabrics are needed. Learn how to design a quilt using the traditional lap quilt blocks. I will introduce electric quilt.

I will introduce creating templates. Homework will be to make all the templates in the book for lesson 2.

Lesson two– I will introduce cutting the blocks from fabric and piecing the 4 patch. Strip piecing and template piecing will be introduced. I will show the rotary cutter for cutting some of the strip piece blocks. I will also show some of the time saving methods to create blocks. Home work will be to cut and sew several 4 patch blocks. Blocks include Rail fence, Double 4 patch, Pin wheel and more

Lesson three–  Introduce the mitered border. I will show how to cut the borders so students can add borders as they create blocks. We will talk about marking to square up the blocks.

Lesson four will be Dresden Plate and fan block

Lesson five Introduce the batting and backing. Make the quilt sandwich. Baste the block. I will cover both hand quilting and machine quilting.

Lesson six– Bow tie and serger method bow tie.

Lesson seven– and Introduce the nine patch block. I will show nine patch, Star flower, Maple leaf, Ohio star, Churn dash and shoo fly.

Lesson eight– Jacob’s ladder and Formal Garden and more blocks from Electric Quilt

Lesson nine– The house on the hill and many other houses.

Lesson ten– Dutch girl (Applique) and sewing machine techniques

Lesson thirteen– monkey wrench and more block from electric quilt

Lesson fourteen – crazy patch

Lesson fifteen– Moon over mountain and drunkard’s path

Lesson sixteen– putting the quilt together

Lesson seventeen– binding the quilt

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