Wash Day Blues by Krisanne Watkins

Description of Class

One of my resolutions this year was to come up with projects that would help to bring the scrap bag under control. Surprisingly, the best way to achieve control seems to be to actually use these scraps 🙂 Wash Day Blues is a great project for that purpose. Techniques used in this block are pieced sashing, fast flying geese, half square triangles, all nestled beautifully inside of a sashed diagonal setting. The original quilt used my 30’s reproduction fabrics scraps, but this would also look great using any other fabrics of your choice as well. Quilt finishes at 83 inches by 97 inches, but would be simple to make smaller or larger if desired.

This class is full but we have opened a

second session of the Wash Day Blues on Friday Afternoon.

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Teacher: Krisanne Watkins
PHONE: (801)310-0234
EMAIL: quailvalleyquilts@gmail.com
Finished Size: 83” x 97”
Skill Level: Confident Beginner to Advanced
Class Time: Friday, March 29th 8:30-11:30am
Pattern: $10 (Paid to Teacher on day of class)
Kit: $120 (Optional Pre-cut kit includes pattern)

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Fabric Requirements:
2 yards yellow (sashing, inner border)
3 ½ yards blue print (side and corner setting triangles, outer border)
3 fat quarters for small squares in blocks. I used 3 prints that are the same small scale design, but in 3 different colorways (red, green, and blue)
3-3 ½ yards assorted prints in fat quarters, fat eighths and scraps for block construction (use an assortment of lights, darks and mediums)

Cutting Instructions: 

Wash Day Blues Pre -cutting Instructions

Supplies needed:
BSK (Basic Sewing Kit: Sewing Machine in working order with power cord & foot pedal, thread, extra sewing needle, straight pins, paper scissors, fabric scissors, seam ripper, rotary cutter with a fresh blade, a ruler that is sufficient for the class, cutting mat, paper & pens/pencil for taking notes, iron and your favorite treats)

Small ruler (approximately 6 inch acrylic ruler)
pencil or Frixion pen

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