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Quilt Retreat: Introduction to Foundation Paper Piecing

  • 363 E. Elkhorn Ave., suite 201, US Bank Building, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Phone: (970) 296-8385
  • Presented By: Peak to Peak Stitching
  • Dates: June 1, 2024
  • Location: Peak to Peak Stitching
  • Address: 363 E. Elkhorn Ave., suite 201, US Bank Building, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Phone: (970) 296-8385
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Price: $125.00
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Class Description:    Join us for a Quickie One-Day Retreat. Learn how to foundation paper piece on an easy to make star then make the first block in Peak to Peak Stitching’s Foundation Paper Piecing year-long Block of the Month. This is a retreat, not just a class. Lunch, snacks, fabric, and pattern will be provided – you just need to bring your sewing machine and favorite sewing notions. 

Class Size:                  min 4, max 10

Prerequisite skills:  Advanced beginner – must be able to sew a straight line and a zig-zag stitch. 

Required Materials: (Available at Peak to Peak Stitching; 10% discount for class materials)

  • Working sewing machine – Peak to Peak Stitching staff cannot help with your machine – be sure you know how to use your machine! 
  • Travel cutting mat, (Omnigrid Cutting Mat, 12” x 18” or Foldaway Cutting Mat)
  • 12” ruler (Creative Grids 2.5” x 12.5”)
  • Microtex Needles 80/12 (new and spares)
  • Thread;  Aurifil 50 wt. recommended 
  • Rotary cutter (45mm) with new and spare blades, for both paper and fabric
  • Basic sewing tools – pins, scissors, seam ripper, etc. Bring your favorite tools.

Optional Materials:

Notes:

●   Snacks, lunch, dessert, fun bag provided. (Let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.)

Set up time begins at 8:30 a.m. – be sure you and your machine are ready to go at 9:00 a.m.