A Scrappy Mystery Quilt Workshop

Diane Jansson’s Quilt Workshop presented by The Peacemakers Quilt Guild
February 18th & 19th at the Grace Lutheran Church on 17th Street in Dawson Creek
6:00pm -9:00pm
Cost is $75. Register at the Quilting B shop located at 913 -102 Ave (cash or cheques only) 250-784-1990
Size: 36” x 48” or 60” x 72”(plus borders)
This workshop is meant to be made from your stash, not from coordinated fabrics that you have purposely purchased. Totally scrappy is exciting and brave. Scrappy, but within certain colour families, is acceptable from those who are only partway out of their box. Scrap quilts are an all-timefavourite type of quilt. Legend says that the majority of antique scrap quilts were frugal projects, made with bits and pieces of fabric that were leftover from sewing clothing and other items. While that’s very likely true in many cases, especially for quilts made during difficult economic times, researchers think quilters of past generations enjoyed the challenge of combining fabrics just as much as we do today, and likely dipped-in to their fabric stashes to design quilts with lots of visual appeal.

Materials needed:

A selection of light value fabrics totaling approx. 1.5m. (vary the scale and design)

A selection of medium to dark fabric totaling approx. 1.5m.

For the larger size you will need to triple this amount

Machine and regular supplies

Rotary cutter, ruler and mat

triRecs or Half Rectangle ruler – Optional

Easy Angle or Half Square ruler – Optional

It would be helpful to have the following cut ahead of the workshop:

Light fabric:

24 – 4.5” squares (large quilt 40 – 4.5”)

24 – 2.5” squares (large quilt 80 – 2.5”)

Dark fabric:

72 – 2.5” squares (large quilt 200 – 2.5”)