Sailing the Mid-Atlantic

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Pretty Planet #11 by Laura Wasilowski

It looks like clear sailing to the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival in Hampton VA this February. I’ll be teaching several classes including Pretty Planet. In this class we make a small round quilt from fused fabrics that celebrates our lovely planet. (One of nine, I’m told.)

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Pretty Planet #11 (detail) by Laura Wasilowski

You are given some templates, but free cutting and improvisation are part of the class too. You decide on the shapes and story behind your quilt to make an original design. Hope you can join me in this class or any of the other classes I’ll be teaching at the Festival!

Studio Tour #3

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While I’m out of town teaching at the Pacific International Quilt Festival (PIQF) you get a view of my sewing studio back home. This is the fusing table where all the magic and mess happens. Note the piles of fused fabric scraps against the wall. There’s so much fabric I barely have room to make anything on the table top. Cleverly, the table top is covered with Teflon so I can fuse directly to it when making my art quilts. That is, when you can find the table top.