Quiltmaking for Beginners at the Duluth Folk School
March 25, 2019

Quiltmaking for Beginners

  • Day 3 of 3
    November 16, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Do you want to learn how to properly make a quilt – from start to finish?

In this series, Helen will teach you the basics of quiltmaking…from choosing fabrics, to using the proper tools, to precision piecing and pressing, to stitch-in-the-ditch machine quilting, and more. Lots of tips and tricks will be shared. By the end of this 3-part series, you will have completed a small quilt – one to be proud of!

Quiltmaking for Beginners at the Duluth Folk School

Registration Includes

A kit with enough fabric to make a small quilt top. By the end of this 3-part series, students will have completed a crib- or throw-size quilt (approximately 40” x 52”).

Skill Level

This is a Beginner class, but the student should come with a functioning sewing machine and have some experience using it.

Best for Ages…

18 and up

You should bring…

A sewing machine with a new 80/12 needle, a 1/4″ foot and a walking foot attachment; a small scissor for clipping threads; a spool of 50 wt. thread (100% cotton, or a cotton/poly blend) in light gray or beige; a 45 mm rotary cutter with a new blade; and a 6” x 12” rotary ruler. Later, students will need to provide their own quilt batting and quilt backing fabric. (A full Supply List will be sent to students after registration).



1917 W Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States


Located on street level. Handicapped accessible.


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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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