Ruler-Free Strip Piecing | March 11th

Ruler-Free Strip Piecing | March 11th


Instructor: Sherri Lynn Wood

  • Date: Saturday March 11th, 2017
  • Length: 3 hours
  • Time: 9am-1pm
  • Skill level: All
  • Class size: maximum 25 students.
  • Further information and supply list below.
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Explore intuitive color, make narrative relationships, articulate your line, find your flow, discover your preferences as we experiment with three methods of choosing --random, spontaneous and planned, to create expressive ruler-free strip pieced foundations. The results can be utilized with stunning effect remixed in fixed and flexible quilt patterns, or other home and fashion sewing projects. All skill levels.

Supply List

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Tools & Supplies:

  • Thread – medium gray
  • Hand needles
  • Pins
  • Seam ripper
  • Marking pen/pencil/tailors chalk
  • Scissors – make sure they are sharp and functional
  • Rotary cutter
  • Cutting mat
  • Sewing Machine with extension cord
  • Do NOT bring an iron – ironing stations will be provided

Fabric materials:

  • Large to medium stash scraps in a range of values, hues, neutrals, prints & solids – monotone prints and batiks are not solids
  • Bring one or two large to medium stash scraps to share with the class –zingers!
  • We will work quickly, meditatively and intuitively. Bring enough fabric to keep you sewing for three hours, approximately 2-3 yards. Adjust accordingly to fit your natural pace.
  • Don’t fuss over it! Come with a make-do attitude and all will be fine!