Quilt or Sew with Margo

Join Margo for a six-week quilting/sewing course and learn the technique of using templates! You can choose between two pattern options for creating a lap quilt. You will also learn how to quilt your finished product.

Skill level: Beginner-Intermediate / Please note: This class is for adult learners only.

COVID-19 POLICY NOTE: As a public building, SJAC must follow the Government of New Brunswick’s Public Health guidelines on the coronavirus. In the unfortunate event that the local Saint John Zone must ‘move back’ to stricter social distancing policies and classes must be cancelled, participants will be refunded for the remaining classes.

Please note that community face masks are required during the class.

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30PM • April 27 – June 8, 2021 (6 weeks) • Cost: $95

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Option 1: ‘I Heart You Quilt’

Finished size: 55″ x 61″

Supplies needed (to follow colour palette in photo):
• Half yard (metre) of light pink
• Half yard (metre) of dark pink
• 1 ½ yard (metre) of white
• 2 yards (metres) of background
• ½ yard (metre) of binding fabric
• 3 ½ yard (metre) of backing fabric
• Quilt batting (cotton/poly blend)
• Thread

Be sure to bring your pattern the first night of class:

Purchase and download the pdf pattern from PenAndPaperPatterns on Etsy, click here!

Optional colour palettes are numerous.

Option 2: Splendorous Quilt

Finished size: 44″ x 55″

Supplies needed:
• 1/4 yard (0.30m) of 6 different prints
• 3/8 yard (0.4m) of 5 different prints
• 4 yards (metres) of backing fabric
• Quilt batting (cotton/poly blend)
• Thread

There is also the option of bringing a project of your choice, either a sewing or quilting project.

Other items you will need to bring:
• portable sewing machine
• pins/ safety pins
• seam ripper
• shears
• Optional: rotary cutter and mat

* ‘Splendorous’ quilt pattern will be provided.

* ‘I Heart You Quilt’ pattern to be purchased for the first class please.

About the Instructor:

Margo has over thirty-five years of sewing experience and has an Education degree in Home Economics from the University of New Brunswick, Class of 1991. She has taught sewing to middle school students as well as youth and adult sewing courses for the City of Saint John Recreation Department for numerous years. Says Margo, “I take pride in providing sewing instruction in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Enjoy an evening out with your friends as you learn a new hobby!”