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Quilt Piecing 101 with Lynnea

Want to learn how to make a quilt but don't know where to start? Let Lynnea take you step by step through the basics of quilting, from reading a quilt pattern, rotary cutting, sewing with an accurate quarter inch seam, and sewing blocks and borders in this cheerful quilt. You will make a throw size quilt top in class. No quilting experience required ut you must be have basic machine sewing skills like winding a bobbin, threading machine and sewing a straight line. Class is three sessions. 

Supply list:

Sewing machine, working, in good condition, that you know how to use (bring manual for the machine) - This is not a basic sewing class. You must already know how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and sew a straight line. 

Extra sewing machine needles (80/12 or 90/14)

¼” foot for your machine (optional but highly recommended)

Rotary cutter with extra blades

Pins, approximately 1 ½ inches in length

Scissors for fabric only

Cutting Mat (minimum 18” x 24”)

Ruler approximately 6” x 23”(optional ruler 3” x 24”)

Square ruler 9-1/2" x 9-1/2"

Neutral thread, have a few extra bobbins wound before class if possible


If you have any questions, please contact Lynnea Finnigan at 760-382-4405 or

We do have a few rules:

- Please practice general politeness and refrain from using profanity and inappropriate talk 

- When using your cell phone, please step away from the classroom to take calls 

- Children are not allowed in the classroom unless they are attending a children's class or special arrangements have been made (ie. nursing mothers). 

- Others may have allergies, please refrain from wearing heavy perfumes, lotions or sprays 

- Covered beverages and snacks are allowed - there is a mini fridge and microwave available for your use. Please dispose of trash appropriately. 

- Please allow time to tidy your work area before departing. 

- Any questions or concerns, please ask staff or teacher. 

- Our classroom has become a temporary haven for quilter's to get away from daily stresses and enjoy their love of quilting together, please respect the classroom and your fellow quilters.

By registering for this class/sew day registration pageI acknowledge the following: I agree to release and hold harmless First City Quilts LLC from any and all claims or liability related to any accident that may arise as a result of my participation in this program. I understand that sewing includes the use of machines, needles, scissors and other tools. These activities include risks that can cause or lead to injury. I grant permission to operate machines and to use tools and equipment. I give permission for first aid and/or medical treatment to be given if the need arises. PHOTOGRAPHIC RELEASE: I grant to First City Quilts LLC, its representatives and employees the right to take photographs of me in connection with sewing classes/sew days. I authorize First City Quilts LLC its assigns and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that First City Quilts LLC may use such photographs of me for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content. I have read and understand the above. REFUNDS & WITHDRAWAL POLICY: You may withdraw from a class/sew day up to 3 (three) business days prior to the start date to receive a full refund or store credit. After that time, no refunds will be issued. First City Quilts LLC reserves the right to suspend a participant in a program due to inappropriate behavior. No refunds will be given for any participant who has been suspended from a program. There are NO refunds or credits for student absences. CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY: Classes are cancelled if Leavenworth and/or Lansing Schools have closed or have early dismissal due to weather. Notification via email will be attempted but not guaranteed if a class is cancelled due to poor weather conditions. Efforts will be made to make-up weather cancelled classes but are not guaranteed. Any class cancellations due to an illness of the instructor will be made-up or refunded. Make ups are not guaranteed. Refunds will not be offered due to a participant’s inability to partake in missed make-up sessions. Refunds or class make-ups are not guaranteed due to a participant’s illness or any other reason and are offered at the discretion of the instructor. Make-up classes for private and semi-private students can be scheduled with a minimum of one week’s notice.

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Instructor: Lynnea Finnegan
Instructor Bio: Lynnea Finnegan
Three session class and quilt kit

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