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CLASS

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401 Finding the Right Direction

Jeri Fickes

Monday thru Thursday

Confident Beginner

Machine : Piecing and Paper-piecing

Let’s find our right direction making this fun 46” square bargello, with paper-pieced mariner’s compass, wall hanging by Kathleen Andrews of KwiltArt! Skills and methods taught in this class will cover piecing the bargello, paper-piecing and appliqué. During this four-day workshop we will focus on cutting strips and piecing the bargello corners, learning to paper piece and make the small and large mariner’s compass blocks. The mariner’s compass blocks and fabric bias tube are added using a machine appliqué technique. These mariner’s compasses, while looking very complex, only have three pieces per section (eight sections per compass). This is a great place to start to paper piecing. 

Pattern fee: $22.

Jeri Fickes

Jeri Fickes has been piecing and quilting since 1988 and is no stranger to Quilt Camp having attended over 20 years. She has taught many different quilting classes of various skill levels at her church and also workshops for her quilt guild, The Tree City Quilters’ Guild in Wooster, of which she is a founding member. Jeri has served in several different leadership capacities in her guild. She has also taught classes at Angelics, A Quilters’ Haven and Somewhere Sewing. She has won awards at national quilt shows and local and state fairs. Jeri is currently a candidate in the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges training program. She is obsessed with all things paper-pieced and One Block Wonder and kaleidoscope quilts.

Jeri is known to her grandchildren as Kuku and she is cuckoo for quilting.

Contact:

Jeri Fickes

1580 W. Highland Ave.

Wooster, Ohio 44691

330-201-0932

JeriLFickes@gmail.com