Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Beauty and Check Workshop
Janice Ellertson was teaching paper piecing using stabilizer that doesn't wash out and that you can't feel once the quilt is done. I have done minimal paper piecing so the skill building was great. Janice is a wonderful teacher. The only negative was the fact that although B and P is a lovely store it is in an industrial building with no air or heat. I was freezing. I will bring my own space heater if I ever take a class there again. Fabrics are Kaffee Fassett, batiks, a touch of black and white and the background is Laurel Burch. I think it will look a bit like a galaxy. There are 24 blocks in all. I finished the pieces (without background sewn on or corners added) for 2. I think the rest will go faster now that I know the process. I signed up for the class 6 months ago and was not disappointed. Janice works at Cozy Quilt Shop in El Cajon and has won several dress making competitions (Bernina/Hoffman) and the outfits she made were pretty incredible. She would be a wonderful speaker for your guild. A thoroughly enjoyable day!