Class, Oh Mexico Queen Sized Quilt with Kelley Richardson
Sat, Oct. 29, Nov 5, 10 - 4pm and Nov. 12, 19, 1 - 4pm
$120, pattern is included
The quilt “O Mexico” represents a spirited journey from darkness into light. The main block is known as the Mexican Block. The border motif comes from a traditional Mexican weaving pattern. This is a queen-sized quilt measuring 84" x 94".
There is a tribe of Native Americans in Mexico that are said to be the last tribe in North America that have maintained their pre-Columbian traditions. These people are the Huichol Tribe of the Sierra Madre Mountains. The Huichol believe that we are created from the elements of the natural world; fire, water, earth and sky. Each of us is a universe in miniature reflecting the spiritual and natural world. All answers are inside us - all is perfectly arranged.
- Rotary Cutting rulers, mat and a rotary cutter with a new blade
- Rotary cutting mat: you will need a 36” mat or larger as we will be cutting fabric strips the Width of the Fabric (WOF)
- Basic sewing supplies: ,¼” foot, scissors, seam ripper, etc.
- Sewing Machine in good working order.
We will be doing all of the cutting in class so there is no prep other than buying your fabric and thread for this class.
Please refrain from wearing perfumed products during class.