Underground Railroad - 7 Complete sessions - $125. (Instructor Fee) Sessions will be held Select WEDNESDAYS - 9am to 4pm;
Learn cutting techniques to complete 15, 12-inch quilt-blocks for the Eleanor Burns Underground Railroad pattern project. (Eleanor Burns book sale priced @20% off for $19.99 availiable at the store)
Block Kits (pre-selected fabric for 15- 12-inch blocks) available at Anything Sews $67.15 (15% OFF) for class participants ($79.00 reg).
Kit fabric is period correct, reproduction/Civil war fabric.
REQUIRED MATERIALS - Instructions and Supplies needed by students:
Please have all material for 15 blocks ironed and ready to cut. (you do not need to bring material for sashing, cornerstones or border).
For our FIRST class please bring:
Underground Railroad Sampler book. Cutting mat, rotary cutter with new blade Rulers close to these sizes – 6”x 12”, 6” x 24”, 6- or 8-inch square Portable iron and ironing mat (OPTIONAL at first class. Very helpful at other classes) Small scissors Pen and pencil Container to hold 12 1⁄2 inch squares flat – pizza box works well If you wish to mark each piece of material that is cut, then make a copy of pages 160-163 for 12” blocks or pages 164-167 for 6” blocks. (OPTIONAL) For all other classes please bring all items above plus Sewing machine and usual supplies neutral thread and invisible or applique thread Marking pen and specialty rulers – We will discuss them at first class. Point turner
ALL skill levels
Instructor Fee for 7 sessions
Bring your own sewing machine in good working order. Also bring attachments, rotary cutter, mat, scissors, markinpen/pencil, thread, bobbin(s), storage container for your materials and completed blocks. Must also purchase Underground Railroad book.
Cinda Pottmeyer has been teaching students the Eleanor Burns pattern of blocks of the Underground Railroad Sampler for many years. She does this with a great amount of patience and helps you to become comfortable with sewing an ongoing project such as this.
Wed, Jun 14, 2023 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Wed, Jun 21, 2023 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Wed, Jun 28, 2023 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Wed, Jul 12, 2023 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Wed, Jul 19, 2023 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Wed, Jul 26, 2023 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Wed, Aug 2, 2023 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm