Angel Jewels Reversible Quilt

Great way to use up scraps!

For “Confident Beginners” with basic sewing skills.

Learn how to chain piece, stitch in the ditch and pre-quilt your blocks before putting the entire quilt together!  This little beauty is a reversible quilt and a great class to use up scraps!  You can keep building on this quilt till it reaches the size you want.  When you are done with class, you’ll go home with something about the size of a table runner.

For more information or to register for class, drop us a line at TheMasqueradeNH @ gmail . com

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Chubby Cabin Quilt / “Lazy Saturday” class!

The Masquerade made this traditional Log Cabin pattern a little "phat"!

For “Beginners” with basic sewing skills.

Learn how to “chain piece”, square up blocks and make your own binding.  This is the best “first quilt” pattern because it works up fast, has all straight seams and can be done in a day!  The quilt is a “cuddly” size 60″ x 60″.  We just made the traditional log cabin block a little bit “phat”, and we backed it in fuzzy fleece.  All the more to love!

Bring this quilt to the “Quilt My Quilt” class in October and learn how to transfer and quilt stencils to add more interest to your quilt!

For more information or to register for a class, drop us a line at TheMasqueradeNH @ gmail . com

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Tipsy Triangles Puff Quilt! All day Sunday class

Easy HST's and puffy, too!

For “Beginners” with basic sewing skills who are comfortable using a sewing machine.

Learn 4 different ways to create half square triangles (HST’s) and put them together in this very puffy quilt!  This is an all day class and we’ll provide a light lunch (or you can bring your own).  Kids LOVE this quilt!  It’s great for laying on the floor at sleep overs or to watch TV.

For more information or to register for a class, drop us a line at TheMasqueradeNH @ gmail . com

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HST’s – What are they and how do you make them?

I’ve had some requests lately from sewers wanting to know how to make quilt blocks. Here is a good ole’ traditional block called the “Maple Leaf”.  Living in New England we see a lot of these leaves!  They don’t have to be just green – you can make them almost any color!  In this video you’ll also learn how to “chain piece” and make “half square triangles” (aka HST’s).  You’ll also learn an easy way to “reverse applique” the stem block.

So far, the only other tutorial I’ve done on a quilt block is the Angel Jewels block in my Quilt As You Go tutorial.  If you have a special block you want to learn how to make, let me know!  I’ll be glad to make a video with all your options!  Currently I’m working on samples to show you how to make a “Cathedral Window” quilt – the traditional way – and also a much quicker version – “kind of a cheat” way.  😉  It’s not ready for posting yet, but I’m hoping to have it ready soon.  So for now, enjoy making these maple leaves!

If that wasn’t fun enough – try this SUPER QUICK and SIMPLE method!!

Using 5 1/2″ squares will help you create all the 3 1/2″ HST’s you’ll need to make the Maple Leaf Block described above :)