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One Block Wonder

In this 6-hour class you will learn how to create a kaleidoscopic watercolor quilt using hexagons.  During this class we will learn about creating the hexagons, designing with them and finishing the quilt top. 

  • 6 repeats of a fabric, and maybe a little more to add to the border or the back. It is fun to see a slice of the original fabric along with the quilt. DO NOT PRE-WASH THE FABRIC!!!!
    *************** Fabric Considerations *************
    Your quilt will be more interesting if:
    • YOU like the colors.
    • There is a minimal background in the fabric. Too much background produces kaleidoscopes with no design and all background.
    • There is movement - flowers, animals, amorphous shapes. A flowing leaf will produce a more interesting kaleidoscope than a bare stick.
    • Avoid straight lines as in buildings or stripes. They are not as dynamic and they require much more precision when sewing.
    • Skip fabrics with an obvious repeat every few inches, to avoid repeats of exactly the same kaleidoscope - think VARIETY!
    • I like large floral or animal prints. It is interesting to see a kaleidoscope formed of fish tails or lion's noses or the tires of a car or even a cowboy's hand waving as he rides the bucking bronco.
    • It might be helpful, when shopping, to use 2 mirrors arranged in a 'V' placed on the fabric to get a hint as to the kaleidoscopes it will form.
  • Rotary Cutting tools - mat, rotary cutter, rulers - one long, one short, and one a 60 degree ruler
  • Flower Pins. These pins lay flat; flat enough for a ruler to be over them and the ruler will still be flat against the fabric
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine

Important Note
We respectfully request class supplies be purchased at Stitch Adventure. If you require assistance selecting class appropriate supplies, any one of our Adventure Guides are able to assist.


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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
  • 253 Newton Sparta Road, Andover, NJ  07860
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  • PH: (973) 300-1773
  • HOURS: Monday - Friday 10-7, Saturday 10-6, Sunday 1-5