Technique Block of the Month - with Mary Cowan Based on Fig Tree BOM
Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co. has created a beautiful sampler quilt pattern book. Mary Cowan has given it a couple of different looks - Modern and/or Reproduction fabrics.
Choose your own fabric and learn new techniques as Mary makes it fun and easy to learn as she teaches this Technique Block of the Month. This class is for the confident beginner to the experienced quilter, using basic piecing techniques and some applique.
Bring your machine or rent ours for this hands on class which meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month 6:00pm - 8:30pm. Only $20.00 per month (your card will be processed between the 1st and 5th day of each month)
CLASS SUPPLY LIST: (The Quilter's Lodge offers a 10% discount on class supplies)
Christmas Figs pattern book **Each student is required to have their own copy Fabric Requirements: Darks – 6.5 yds total Mediums - 4.5 yds total Lights – 6 yds total Lights in blocks, sashing,& border – 5 2/3 yds Backing 7 3/8 yds (DON’T BUY BACKING YET) Sewing Machine – that is in good working order and you are very familiar with Basic Sewing Supplies An attitude ready to have fun and learn new things!!
Quilt Size: 78 1/2” x 96 1/2” (as completed in the book) Block Size: 16 1/2 x 16 1/2”
Notes: It seems like a lot of fabric BUT, I had 3 people check it and it is correct. I will be adding another border to my quilt so it will be bigger than the 78 1/2” x 96 1/2”
Mary Cowan began quilting about 26 years ago when her husband bought her the book Quilts, Quilts, Quilts. Her love for fabric, sewing and quilting, along with her quest for all the latest greatest patterns has evolved over the years into designing her own patterns. Mary has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree specializing in graphic design from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Her pattern company, Mary’s Cottage Quilts is named after a family owned cottage in upstate New York.