Fall is a wonderful time to take a class. Cottonseed Glory has a wonderful list of classes just posted and the samples are on display!
Star StruckThis fascinating quilt with perfect slender points looks very difficult and intricate--but it isn't. The technique is straightforward and easy to do and it is NOT PAPER PIECED!
Beginning Sewing: His or Hers ApronsChoose any of our wonderful batiks or novelty fabrics to make these quick and fun aprons. How about a coffee-themed apron for your favorite barista? Our sample uses our wonderful new crab fabric to celebrate our wonderful Maryland crab recipes. The lined bib apron for women has a wonderful double ruffle trim; the man apron has a divided pocket with piping. The apron can also be made in children's sizes. Learn how to make ruffles and piping; practice using your ruffle foot or your piping foot while you make adorable gifts for one and all.
Teen SewThis class is for young BEGINNERS to learn and experience all the joy and fun of quiltmaking. Part of the fun is picking your favorite fabrics and we'll help you. Make this charming quilt and learn how to finish it in this great class. Make an exciting quilt for yourself, a friend or boyfriend, or your grandmom.
Dragonfly WallhangingQuilt and appliqué in the same step as you cut & sew these beautiful dragonflies learning continuous line machine appliqué with Pat Brousil. This piece is beautiful and the techniques are like no others.
Stack the DeckIn making this dynamic quilt you will learn to layer stacks of your fabrics all together and cut through them all once. Then you will reshuffle the stack with a plan so that all the blocks have one each of all the fabrics appearing in different places in each block! Sounds complicated? It really isn't---it's both fun and easy and a great new experience in quilt-making. Showcase a collection of batiks as Pam Harrell did or pick any other fabrics that you like.
Party on the BlockIt is a party because the quilt and the methods used to make it are wonderful and exciting! Pick some great fabrics and "party" with us! Love the gorgeous sample by Sue Luddy!
Here's a lovely Christmas or Winter quilt kit. You do have time to make it!
I love blue and green at Christmas. Here's a snowman quilt made of soft flannel. Your family will love it.
And guess what? The pattern for my sampler quilt that is based on the novel Solomon's Puzzle. The pattern includes instructions for 12 blocks and the border plus reflections on the connections to the novel ... such as why I chose the chapter titles, explanations of symbolism, etc. It will make a great gift for a quilter who has read the novel.
Even better for an utterly unique and very Annapolis gift... a copy of Solomon's Puzzle (the second printing is in), with the quilt pattern, too!
more class descriptions and pictures to come!