Friday & Saturday, September 22 - 23, 2017
Barbara Dann is a passionate quilter with too many ideas and never enough time! She's a Certified Instructor for Studio 180 Design and Sue Pelland Designs. She teaches at guilds, quilt shops and quilt shows. Barbara's classes are relaxed, informative, and fun. She enjoys teaching quilters of all skill levels and shares many tips and techniques that make piecing and applique easier, faster and more accurate.
Barbara owns Alleycat Quiltworks in Bellefonte. Her website is
Friday, 9 am to noon, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Instructor: Barbara Dann
Level: Confident Beginner
A modern 180 pattern designed by Running with Scissors Quilters. By combining two contrasting fabrics you will create triangles tumbling down the quilt. This quilt can be made in six (!) different sizes from 13" x 13" mini to a queen sized 80" x 80"! It's your choice for the class.
The triangles are made using the V-Block tool - what was once a difficult block to make is now super easy. Before class prep is minimal - cutting strips and a few squares. And only two fabrics - this is a great quilt to use that fabulous print you've been saving!
This class includes step by step instructions and tips for using your V-Block tool, setting a quilt on point, setting triangles and mitered borders. Additionally, I'll share lots of hints and tips on machine piecing, cutting and pressing. And I'm including my favorite way to bind quilts. It will be a busy, fun-filled day with lots of laughs!
$65 class fee
(Save $5 by registering by August 12, 2017)
To register, please go to the Registration Page.
If you have questions on this class, Barbara Dann welcomes your email. Your can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Have all your strips cut using the chart below.
Bring all your fabric as we will cut setting triangles in class.
WOF = Width of fabric.
(Available for purchase*)
Tumbling Triangle pattern
* Required Items cost at class
(V-Block - $19.50/in class it is $17.55)
(Tumbling Triangles pattern - $10.50/in class it is $9.45)
Supplies to Bring:
Pre-cut strips and bring all fabric for your quilt (see middle column for sizing)
Sewing machine in GOOD WORKING order
Rotary cutter and mat (they can be relatively small)
Invisigrip - optional, but highly recommended, available in class.
General sewing tools – pins, scissors, seam ripper, stiletto, etc
Small iron and pressing mat
Other optional items that might come in handy:
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