Skill level suggestions when taking classes at 3 Hens and A Chick Quilt Shop.
Beginning in January 2021, teachers are adding suggested Skill Levels to our classes. These are the guidelines to follow when choosing a class:
Basic Beginner - has knowledge of sewing machine, knows how to thread machine and wind a bobbin and has desire to learn quilting
Skilled Beginner - has experience sewing with their machine; understands quilting terms like: rotary cutter, quarter-inch seam, binding, can read and understand quilting patterns and has desire to try new techniques
Intermediate - has quilted several years or has sewn several quilting projects, has attended classes on quilting; seam allowances and block sizes are becoming more accurate, and you are willing to try more advanced techniques in quilting
Advanced - All beginner and intermediate skills above are mastered, you are up for the next challenge of learning more difficult techniques, and you are still learning and growing
INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL: Would you love to have an art quilt of your favorite fur baby (dog, cat, horse, etc.)? You will use fusible raw edge applique technique to create your unique pet portrait quilt.
SKILL LEVEL: Confident Beginner ~ Pineapple by Laura Heine ~ Instructor: Keril Rieger
Come create Laurie Heine's newest pattern with a certified instructor. We have made it easy by creating a fabric kit which includes the pattern!
SKILL LEVEL: ADVANCED BEGINNER ~ Need a Quick Gift...Take a panel and dress it up. .Any panel will work (Christmas, Patriotic or Childrens) Easy piecing makes this a quick project and you can use the TUCKER TRIMMER #1 ruler you purchased for another project! It's a WIN WIN - come join us in July!
SKILL LEVEL: Confident Beginner- Get to know your machine and some of its wonderful stitches in this 2-day, Intro to Decor-Stitch class You will gain skill and confidence in yourself and your machine as you use decorative and utility stitches to create a unique piece of art.