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Teresa's Quilt Studio

Teresa Fusco

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Teresa's Quilt Studio

My Schedule

Check back to this list for the latest bookings.

Workshops and Lecture Schedule:
2010-2011:

ALL AMERICAN SAMPLER: Beginners Quilting Class at Wooden Bridge Dry Goods, Kutztown, PA 610-683-7159. This is an all inclusive class. In addition to the piecing and appliqué techniques we will be having a pre class color in quilts, informal talk from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM and I will be helping you choose interesting fabrics for your American Sample Quilt . The entire 10 week class will be a new learning experience introducing you to a new technique; appliqué , hand quilting, binding, curved piecing, grid, paper piecing, English piecing, sequencing, and many more.
(10) Wed evening classes 5:30 pm – 8pm. through February 2011

SOFFET PANEL QUILTS: Saturday, November 20th at Wooden Bridge Dry Goods, Kutztown, PA 610-683-7159
Creative Raw Edge Free Motion Class – by Teresa Fusco
I have been making these Soffet quilts for years and selling them – some people use them for a valance, or hang vertical, or even put on a table, I have them in my house above doorways, closets and halls. It is a mix between Hawaiian, making snowflakes, and of course raw edge appliqué. Everyone is going to let them selves go in this class, it will be a lot of fun; you will be designing (5) 14" blocks, there will be no templates or marking fabrics – This is what I do best –you will have a good time I promise. Kits available, One day class.

THE ARTFUL EYE: Saturday, December 4th at Wooden Bridge Dry Goods, Kutztown, PA 610-683-7159 One day Class This class helps you focus on your idea, letting go and just doing it. You and your sewing machine graduate to the next level. Using fabric and thread to express your idea and exploring the design process of art quilts. Each person will be designing a piece suitable for framing. Don't let the design process stop you from taking this class. I promise you will not be disappointed. Sewing machine with feet capable of free motion, couching, and zig zag. Come and see what I make and frame for sale and gifts and donations to worthy causes.

TRAPUNTO BY MACHINE: Saturday, January 15th at Wooden Bridge Dry Goods, Kutztown, PA 610-683-7159 One day Class: Technique and project class. If you ever took my machine quilting class, you must take this Trapunto by machine class also. Go home with a completed wall hanging, all done by machine. This technique gives you options to think about when designing quilts – what do you do with the open space? The Trapunto is easy and fun, a great project for any level of quilter, a good gift idea for gifts.

FREE MOTION REVERSE APPLIQUE': Saturday, January 29th at Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA; 610-917-2527 .This is your first Ah Ha moment in quilting. What a great technique to use on all those appliquéd borders! Machine appliqué technique, learn layering - the complete opposite of hand appliqué, free motion, darning or quilting foot needed. You will have the project 25% finished and you will have all the techniques to finish the quilted wall hanging.
One day class 10-4pm

THE ARTFUL EYE: Saturday, February 26th at Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527 This class helps you focus on your idea, letting go and just doing it. You and your sewing machine graduate to the next level. Using fabric and thread to express your idea and exploring the design process of art quilts. Each person will be designing a piece suitable for framing. Don't let the design process stop you from taking this class. I promise you will not be disappointed. Sewing machine with feet capable of free motion, couching, and zig zag. Come and see what I make and frame for sale and gifts and donations to worthy causes.
One day Class 10–4pm

NO CURVED PIECING-
DRUNKARD'S PATH THE EASY WAY: March 26th,Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527. Experience the use of many fabrics to create a contemporary look or traditional look by your choices; a fun quilt to make with two colors. Using rotary equipment, compass and a sewing machine this no curved piecing is an easy quilt to master using blind stitching.
Pattern $3.00 One day Class 10-4pm

SOFFET PANEL QUILTS: Saturday, April 30th at Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527. Creative Raw Edge Free Motion Class, I have been making these Soffet quilts for years and selling them – some people use them for a valance, or hang vertical, or even put on a table, I have them in my house above doorways, closets and halls. It is a mix between Hawaiian, making snowflakes, and of course raw edge appliqué. Everyone is going to let them selves go in this class, it will be a lot of fun; you will be designing (5) 14" blocks, there will be no templates or marking fabrics – This is what I do best –you will have a good time I promise. Kits available
One Day Class 10-4pm

RAW EDGE APPLIQUE: Saturday, May 21st at Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527. Creative Raw Edge Free Motion Class, using fabric as your pallet, create a free form vase with flowers, table and walls behind it. No templates, freehand cut flowers, leaves, tendrils, buds etc while designing your wall hanging. Have something interesting to add? You will really enjoy the freedom of this class, all levels.
One Day Class 10-4

MACHINE QUILTING: June 25th, at Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527. Turn your tops into quilts! Learn all the tricks from an award winning machine quilter. Try out different techniques with guidance; you won't believe what you will learn in just one day! Get a good night sleep before this class; it is non stop achievement quilting class. Order your batting kit.
One Day Class 10-4pm

FEATHERS, FEATHERS & MORE FEATHERS: July 16th at Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527. Experienced Quilters only; learn how to free hand quilt feathers without marking your fabrics. Fill triangles, squares, borders, corners all with feathers. Feathered wreaths will also be covered. You will also try using some trapunto techniques to give a feather some loft and there will be lots of fillers to help your feathers to stand out. Homework before class.
One Day Class 10-4pm

TRAPUNTO BY MACHINE: Saturday, August 20th at Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527. Technique and project class. If you ever took my machine quilting class, you must take this Trapunto by machine class also. Go home with a completed wall hanging, all done by machine. This technique gives you options to think about when designing quilts – what do you do with the open space? The Trapunto is easy and fun, a great project for any level of quilter, a good gift idea. One day class 10-4pm

MACHINE APPLIQUE: Saturday, September 24th at Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527.This class will cover traditional techniques for machine appliqué. Technique class, I bring lots of appliquéd quilts and we machine appliqué using an assortment of threads (silk, cotton, nylon, acrylic, rayon) and feet (darning, embroiderers & zig zag feet) a few techniques covered will be, curves, points, bias, reverse, freezer paper and more.
One day class 10-4pm

DANCING WITH THE MAPLE LEAVES: October 22nd, Chester County Quilting Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527. Experience the excitement of Color, making your leaves dance in the wind, choose one background for all your leaves, or be challenged and choose many backgrounds. Spend the day in color variations; making colors wash, and colors that stand out while paper piecing & rotary cutting. Students are able to get approximately (12) 6" finished blocks. $10.00 pattern includes enough papers for a twin size quilt.
One day class 10-4pm

LOG CABIN QUILT AS YOU SEW: Two Day Class November 5th & December 3rd, at Chester County Quilting, Phoenixville, PA 610-917-2527. This class is the traditional look of the log cabin block sewn "Quilt As You Sew Method" Your machine only needs to have the straight stitch capability. (Feather weight machines do well in this class) I have found that since I have been doing my log cabins in this way since 1985 the technique has come in handy for other applications.
Two day class 10-4 each day

Check out my complete list of workshops that I offer, gather your friends for a day or a weekend, I will travel to your group and teach whichever workshops you would like.

I always attend the following local shows for inspiration!
AQS Lancaster Quilt Show March 16-20, 2011
Hershey Quilt Show July 28-31, 2011
PA Extravaganza September 15-17, 2011