Simplify with Camille Roskelley Class Plan

Square One: A simple, modern quilt

Class Description

  • This quilt would be perfect for a beginning quilting group, but could also be perfect for a modern class, with a higher skill level.
  • This class will teach simple block construction, sashing, and an optional raw edge Honey Bun binding.
  • Each student will complete a beautiful and unique quilt.
  • Students will leave with a completed quilt top, a basic knowledge of how to quilt it on their machine (instructions included in the book), and a fabric/quilting addiction!

Class Length

  • 4 hour class if the student comes with a basic knowledge of piecing.

Class Supplies

  • Required text: Simplify with Camille Roskelley: Quilts for the Modern Home
  • 1 Charm Pack or 42 5” x 5” Charm Squares
  • 1 Honey Bun or 40 1-1/2” x WOF strips
  • 1-3/4 yards neutral fabric at least 42” wide
  • 3-1/3 yards for backing
  • Batting- 60” x 68”
  • Rotary Cutter, mat and ruler
  • Thread for piecing and quilting

Classroom Preparation

  • Each student will need a separate cutting and pressing station as well as sewing station.  Students will need their own sewing machine.

Class Outline -  Refer to the book for page numbers as noted

  1. Cut your pieces in no time (pg 33)
  2. Assemble the simple blocks (pg 34)
  3. Sew the quilt top together using a neutral sashing (pg 35)
  4. Quilt and bind the quilt using the leftover 1-1/2” strips using a raw edge technique that adds texture and personality. Of course, a regular binding is optional. (pg 36)
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