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Paper Piecing for the 21st Century

  • Card Trick 2.0
    Card Trick 2.0
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    Dec 11, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
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    Let's add a little artistic layout to the tried and true Card Trick.
  • All I Want for Christmas Is Time to Quilt
    All I Want for Christmas Is Time to Quilt
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    Dec 26, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
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    Let's have a little "me" time after Christmas. We'll sit and sew, chat, laugh, unload, drink and just spend some time with our quilting sisters and brothers. This is a donation-based event. Pay what you can or stay for free. It's up to you.
  • Pop In
    Pop In
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    Dec 29, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST
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    We'll sit and sew, chat, laugh, unload, drink and just spend some time with our quilting sisters and brothers. Pop in, pop out...stay as long as you'd like. Think of it as your neighborhood virtual quilting bee.
  • Storm at Sea
    Storm at Sea
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    Jan 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
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    Stunning! Striking! Classic! Easier than you think. Whether you've never paper pieced before or you're a paper piecing addict, you'll be amazed at how quick and easy paper piecing has become.
  • Sew Many Triangles...Sooo Little Time  - Northern Star Quilters' Guild
    Sew Many Triangles...Sooo Little Time - Northern Star Quilters' Guild
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    Jan 19, 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST
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    Sponsored by: Northern Star Quilters' Guild
  • Card Trick 2.0
    Card Trick 2.0
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    Feb 10, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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    Let's add a little artistic layout to the tried and true Card Trick. We'll also talk a bit about the use of ombres as sashing and borders. Looks cool, huh?
  • Scrappy Chevron Star...Or Not  (1)
    Scrappy Chevron Star...Or Not (1)
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    Mar 10, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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    Scrappy or not, this original pattern is fun to make. Struggle with star center points? Not any more...I'll teach you how to get them spot on.
  • Sew Many Triangles...Sooo Little Time
    Sew Many Triangles...Sooo Little Time
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    Apr 14, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
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    Half square triangles? Nope. Get the look without all the fuss. Sew Many Triangles has an infinite number of layouts. What will yours look like?
  • Hunter's Star the Easy Way
    Hunter's Star the Easy Way
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    May 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
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    My way of paper piecing is so much easier than you think. And today you'll see why. You'll see how easy it can be to work with irregular shapes and how quickly you can finish the wall hanging. We'll also learn a unique technique for having accurate star centers.
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