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Pole Star: A Modern New York Beauty
Pole Star: A Modern New York Beauty

Thu, Oct 26



Pole Star: A Modern New York Beauty

Join us at Sew Magarbo to make a modern take on the New York Beauty block.

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Time & Location

Oct 26, 2023, 6:30 PM – Dec 07, 2023, 9:00 PM

Ashburn, 44933 George Washington Blvd #130-135, Ashburn, VA 20147, USA

About the event

Let's master foundation paper piecing and curves to create a modern New York Beauty Quilt!

Dive into the intricate world of quilting artistry with our advanced quilting class focused on mastering two essential techniques: Foundation Paper Piecing and Curves. In this 5-session course, you'll elevate your quilting skills to create a stunning and modern New York Beauty quilt block that showcases your expertise and creativity.

Session 1: Plan & Prepare

In our first session, we'll review the pattern, discuss fabric and color options, review prep work for upcoming classes and talk about necessary tools.

Session 2: Conquering Curves with Confidence

Master the hot new technique of curved piecing. You will learn different approaches to cutting, piecing, and pressing fabric arcs and develop the skill and patience required to seamlessly stitch curves.

Session 3 & 4: Foundations of Foundation Paper Piecing

Discover the magic of Foundation Paper Piecing as we guide you through its principles and advantages. Learn how using the right tools and a few tips will help you acheive perfect points. 

Session 5: Finishing 

In the final session, refine your New York Beauty quilt block by focusing on fine-tuning and finishing touches. Learn techniques for matching seams and discuss quilt layout options. 

Prerequisites:This class is designed for experienced quilters who are comfortable with foundational quilting techniques, including accurate cutting, piecing, and sewing. Participants should have prior experience with basic Foundation Paper Piecing.

Materials Required:

  • List is found in email when registered
  • Pattern is included
  • We provide the sewing machine! 

Students will work at their own pace on studio provided sewing machines. Homework may need to be completed between classes. 


Intermediate - Advanced> refer to skill level guide

Must know how to....

  • Use rotary cutter and ruler
  • Use a sewing machine
  • Sew a straight line

Classes will meet on the following Thursdays from 6:30-9:00pm:

  • October 26
  • November 9
  • November 16
  • November 30
  • December 14

Instructor: Ms. Tanna of @tannamade on Instagram


  • Pole Star: Modern NY Beauty

    This ticket includes instruction and pattern

    +$8.75 service fee
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