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Quilting 102--Sashing & Borders



Do you have blocks waiting to be assembled into a quilt top? Not sure how to choose a setting--with sashing or without or other options? Assembling blocks into a finished top is a whole separate process from making the blocks. In Quilting 102--Sashing & Borders, we will explore and consider a variety of options and get you started on assembling your blocks into a finished top. Bring your blocks from the Beginning Quilting class or other blocks you have waiting from other projects. 

Topics and choices to be discussed include

  • Adding sashing strips and corner stones
  • One border or more
  • Optional layout ideas
    • Adding repetitive setting blocks
    • Using an on-point setting
  • How these parts and pieces go together to make the best result, and more!
We will begin with an overview of choices and a trip to Quilters' Paradise, if needed, to gather your sashing and/or border fabrics for quilt top assembly. Then you'll get started on your choice of assembly with guidance from teacher Liz Granberg-Jerome. Again, lots of tips & tricks included, plus bring your questions!

Supply list:
Sewing machine in good working order (with manual)
1/4" sewing machine foot (if you have one)
Basic sewing notions: pins, scissors/snips, ripper, etc.
Rotary cutter and cutting mat
24" acrylic ruler
12" square acrylic ruler


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Basic sewing/quilting knowledge.
Materials Included: Use of cutting mats, irons and ironing boards available during class.
Requirements: Three or more quilt blocks ready to be assembled into a top. Assembly of a 3-block table runner would be a great start, or 6 or more blocks for a quilt top.
Instructor: Liz Granberg-Jerome
Instructor Bio: Liz Granberg-Jerome brings 10+ years of quilting experience, on top of 50+ years of sewing to the classroom. She works well with all levels of students, working with each student to ensure everyone in her class succeeds.
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About Quilters' Paradise

Quilters' Paradise Quilt Shop, owned and run by Sharon Vesecky, opened its doors in its current location on January 3, 1989.