Empire Quilters workshops are always inspiring, popular and fun! 

Our Workshops this year are at The Alliance for Resident Theatres, 520 8th Avenue at 36th Street, Suite 319.

As of November 2016 and going forward, you will need to bring Photo-ID with you in order to get into the workshop space.

The workshop fee is $65 for Empire Guild members and $75 for non-members


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Artful Log Cabin by Katie Pasquini Masopust

Days Of Wine And Roses - Katiepm

September 11, 2016

Artful Log Cabin

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Sunstar by Paula Nadelstern

Paula Nadelstern - SUNSTAR

Sunday, November 13, 2016 @ 520 Eighth Avenue (between 36/37th Sts) Room 319

Fee $65 for members $75 for non-members

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Practice Makes Perfect:  A 4 block Sampler Quilt with Diane Rode Schneck

Practice Makes Perfect: A 4 block Sampler Quilt with Diane Rode Schneck

Learn how to perfect your machine piecing skills and practice some tricks and different techniques useful for sewing small scale quilts. We'll look at two different approaches: Accurate half-square triangles, quick quarter-square triangles, flying geese and more!

The 4 block sampler, made of 6" blocks,can be finished as a doll quilt, wall quilt, pillow or table topper.

Skill level - all levels, students should know how rotary cut and sew quarter inch seams by machine.

Supplies :

Sewing machine with neutral colored thread (Must have 1/4" foot)

Cutting tools Rotary cutter and mat Rotary cutting rulers- The most useful sizes are 3.5" square, 6 or 6.5" square, and 4-6" wide by 12-14" long

Seam ripper

Small thin pins Pencil Small 6" flat or bevel edged ruler

Fabric scissors Small, sharp scissors (optional but really handy)

Fabrics : Assortment of fabrics - at least 5-6 different prints and/or solids These can be either scraps, fat quarters or long quarters, the more variety the better. Most pieces are 3.5" or smaller, so you don't need huge pieces of fabric. The color and number of different choices are up to you, but I always choose as many different fabrics as I can. You can certainly do the quilt from 5-6 fabrics, but I'd rather use twice as many! Setting fabrics (sashing and borders) 1 or 2 different 1/4 pieces (either long or fat quarters will work) Additional fabric needed for backing and binding - to be discussed in class.

Price is $65 for Members and $75 for Non-Members

Sunday, January 15, 2017 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
520 Eighth Avenue (between 36/37 Sts.) Rm 319

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