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Beginning Paper Piecing Class

Beginning Paper Piecing with David of Vector Quilts

Time: 10:30 to 4:30
Cost: $49.00 (plus pattern)

Duration: 6 hours (short lunch break included in time)

Have you ever wanted to learn paper piecing but had no idea where to begin? Have you looked at paper pieced quilts and thought, "I can't do that"? Join David Gilleland and learn how easy and fun it is to create beautiful paper pieced blocks and quilts. This class will open up a new quilting arena in your life and give you a solid foundation to
explore the wonderful world of paper piecing.

Rather than teach you just 1 block like most beginning paper piecing classes, David has
designed a 40x40 quilt named Star Voyage that will teach you all the basics of paper piecing while you create a beautiful quilt! Upon completion of the class and the quilt, you will have achieved a foundation of the basic concepts and use of the tools required and be prepared for more advanced projects.


  • Required pattern (includes foundation papers)-$24.97
  • basic class supplies
  • 12" Add-a-Quarter Ruler (available for purchase the day of class)
  • Elmer's Washable Glue Stick (available for purchase the day of class)
  • Fabric Requirements (recommended having extra in case of mistakes):
  • These are the suggested colors. Students are welcome to select their own colors.
  • 2 yds Black or White
  • 1-1/8 yds Blue Batik
  • 1-1/2 yds Teal Batik
  • 1/8 yd Yellow Batik
  • 1/8 yd Pink Batik

Basic Class Materials:
• Sewing machine and extra needles
• Medium size cutting mat (18"x24") or trim and press mat
• Rotary cutter – 28mm is best for foundation piecing
• Quilting ruler (1"x12" or larger suggested)
• Small scissors for clipping threads
• Paper scissors
• Quality piecing thread to match fabric
• Seam ripper
• Straight pins
• Pencil and paper
• Elmer’s Disappearing Washable Purple Glue
• Add A Quarter ruler 6 inch or 12 inch (12 inch recommended)
• Small travel iron (optional)

Earlier Event: September 7
Edge to Edge Workshop
Later Event: September 13
BERNINA Finance Sale