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Two Day Diamond Party - featuring the April Birthstone by MJ Kinman



Join us for a two day intensive class (12 hours) featuring the April Diamond Block. The Birthstone Series by MJ Kinman features all twelve birthstones. This two day class will feature techniques in single-foundation piecing - not your typical paper piecing. This class is great for confident beginners and beyond. Most students will complete their block in class.

All blocks are created using a technique called single-foundation piecing (nAll blocks are created using a technique called single-foundation piecing (not typical paper piecing) but each has it's own challenge. Each month?s pattern contains a fully coded freezer paper template, a full scale paper key, and a 12 page pattern booklet.  Each block is a bold 17" block when finished and joined by black sashing that makes them seem to float to make a quilt.  Pattern and a fat quarters kit is required each month to complete the block. (Please do not use starch or Best Press on your fat quarter blocks).



Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Confident Beginner and Beyond
Requirements: Purchase of pattern and fabric kit are required for class. Supply List: - Business-sized envelopes (8-10) - Rotary cutter and mat - 18" and 6" ruler with 1/4" measurement * - Basic sewing supplies, including a seam ripper and tweezers - Fabric marking pencils in light and dark - Basic sewing machine Also helpful: - Small iron and pad. The wool mats and small irons work great. - *Add a Quarter ruler - Wonder Clips
Instructor: Pat Abbitt
Instructor Bio: Pat Abbitt, a MJ Kinman Certified Gem Affiliate
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