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Karla Alexander - Gentle Curved Piecing - Red Onion

  • March 24, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Ann Silva's Bernina
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Gentle Curved Piecing - Red Onion
Karla Alexander

Sunday, March 24, 2019
Ann Silva's Bernina Baby Lock Sewing Center
4520B Alexander Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Cost:  $65 members
$85 non-members

This is the "Red Onion" variation of the Gentle Curved Piecing workshop.

Choose a rich selection of tan, green, and purple batiks. Or select a combination of your three favorite colors in an equal number of light, medium and darks. Suggested Book: Stack a New Deck! By Karla Alexander

Gentle Curved Piecing

Explore a variety of spontaneous piecing and cutting techniques while creating one of a kind quilt blocks. You'll learn to re-discover your own creativity while you work your quilt into your very own masterpiece. Come ready to sew! You'll learn a variety of methods from cutting and sewing free-form bent lines, perfect quarter inch tricks, tips on color choices, as well as a variety of cutting and sewing methods that will be an added bonus to your bag of quilt tricks! Even if you've never sewn a curve before, you'll be surprised how awesome your blocks will be! Build your quilt one block at a time, taking time to evaluate your choices as you go.

Come spend the day and explore a variety of projects that are possible using my new Creative Grid Rulers.

Curves For Squares, Curves For Rectangles, Straight Out of Line, and the Curved Slotted Ruler.  Whether your working from your cherished stash or adventuring fresh into Batiks, Stripes, Dots, Jungle and More you will have a blast with some of the most amazingly fast and fun blocks ever, that will allow you to change your mind, your color or your print when every you want to.  These designs offer flexibility from four to ten inch squares to rectangles.  Most importantly you will gain an awesome eye for color - pattern - motion - range - selection, with a tad of surprise and a few broken rules thrown in.  You will come away with a new freedom as a quilter and be amazed that anything so beautiful can be so fun!

I will guide you through the cutting process teaching you a free form method as well as how to use of the rulers. While the rulers are optional they will provide you with a perfect cut every time.

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