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VIRTUAL ART WORKSHOP: Making A Folded Log-Cabin Quilt Square

VIRTUAL:  Making A Folded Log-Cabin Quilt
Class Date: Thursday, August 13, 6-8pm
Shipping registration Deadline: August 3rd
Local registration and pickup: August 12 between 12-4pm
Location: Your home!
Instructor: Aaron Sanders Head

Participants will begin by learning about the Manx quilt technique, which consists of folding fabric strips and assembling them in a log cabin style, and the traditional method of "tying" a quilt instead of quilting. The finished blocks are textured, layered and effortlessly intricate. This quilting technique can be used on a machine for super fast piecing, or hand-stitched for a more meditative process. You are welcome to hand stitch or machine sew, your choice! Login details will be sent the day before your class.

Home Preparation:
Students are also encouraged to bring additional textile swatches to incorporate. Good lighting is recommended so you can see your stitches!

Logging into our virtual classroom:
Instructions for our ZOOM login will be sent the day before class.

Kit includes:
-naturally dyed fabric (enough to make six 10 x 10 in. blocks, roughly 1.5 yards total in 4 different shades), and muslin for backing/foundation piecing
-thread for stitching and tying quilt

*Local kit pickup is available August 12 between 12-4pm. Kits will be left on our back deck with your name clearly written. Delivery to Oak Cliff Families that are unable to leave their homes due to health issues can be arranged. Please email with questions to [email protected]

*Distance learners can have their kits shipped only if you place your order by August 3rd. Or you can gather the materials included in the kit from home.

*If you would like to additional materials and art supplies from our website and we will add to your kit. We will contact you regarding additional shipping costs.

*This workshop is open to friends near and far.

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  • $65-$85