Thursday, September 25, 2008, 8:30am-4:30pm


Type: Machine

Skill Level: All Levels
Create a unique jacket from 6 squares or 6 F fat quarters & ½ yd. of fabric. The squares will hang & fit diagonally on your body giving a flowing effect which is very figure flattering.

Supplies: Six fat quarters or squares plus an extra ½ yd. of one fabric (or a co-ordinating fabric) for cuffs and binding. Serger or sewing machine with zig-zag for finishing seams, mat & rotary cutter, large square up.

INSTRUCTOR:  Brenda Pinkston, Sacramento, KY. has been sewing for 50 years, has taught at Runaway 6 years and at Jabez Quilt Retreat 3 years. She has been a master clothing volunteer instructor for 17 years.


Type: Machine

Skill Level: All Levels
Scrappy but planned. What more could you ask? This project uses a variety of fabrics from small scraps to yardage with one strong contrast fabric to see the design in place (red in the sample project) The cutting and sewing will be fun and you’ll see results quickly. Makes 78x88” quilt.

Supplies: Background 3 1/8 yd., assorted red prints 2 1/8 yd., assorted med. prints 3 1/2 yds., red print (border & binding) 2 3/8 yd.,  basic supplies, 9 1/2" or 12 1/2" square up.
                                                          INSTRUCTOR Jean Shaw, Hendersonville, TN. See #107


Type: Machine

Skill Level: All Levels
You won’t want to quit until it is finished. So easy to do. All the pieces fit together like a dream if cut accurately. Pastels make it such a peaceful quilt you are bound to have sweet dreams sleeping under it. 71” x 85”
Supplies: 7 fat quarters—floral prints, 5 fat quarters-solid or near solid, 1 ¾ yds. cream background, 2 ½ yds. yellow for center blocks & borders, 1 1/3 yds. for first border & binding. Pattern $8.

INSTRUCTOR: Easie Cecil, Owensboro, KY. Has been quilting for 26 years and is a charter member of the Owensboro Area Quilters Guild. She teaches at guilds in Ky. and Ind. She has attended every Runaway since it was started in 1987 and has been a coordinator of Runaway Quilters for 19 years.

#204 - Sit and Sew

Sew on your own hand or machine project. Register for this and an area will be available for you to work in peace and quiet.


TYPE: Machine

Skill Level: All  Levels
This fun snowman quilt is for all quilting levels from confident beginner to advanced. We will construct snowmen and set them with swirling pinwheels to make a 69 x 81” quilt.

Supplies:2 ¾ yd. med. blue w/white; 1 yd. of red with a little white, 2 ½ yds. white or tone on tone. 1 yd. very light blue, 1 yd. lt. blue or navy. Pattern $2.

INSTRUCTOR;  Rita English, Utica, KY. has taught sewing & quilting for 40 years to individuals and various groups, Owensboro Area Quilt Guild & Runaway Quilters.


Type: Machine

Skill Level: Intermediate
It is stack & slash and piecing with odd angles and triangles from the same designer as “Presents” which was taught several years ago. Fat quarters are stacked and then slashed on the pattern lines. Can be Christmas colors but would be equally dramatic with vibrant fall colors.

Supplies: 10 Fat Quarters of each of these colors—red, green and off-white or yellow or whatever colors you choose. Pattern $8.
                                                           INSTRUCTOR: Karen Gibson, Hendersonville, TN. See class #102


Type: Hand

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Don’t let the word geometry scare you. It is named that because we start with basic geometric shapes, circles, squares & triangles. You will learn to cut freehand, about perspective in color & fabric placement and how to make bias strips for “leading”, plus basics of hand appliqué. 24”x46”.

SUPPLIES: 1 ½ yds. muslin, 1 ½ yds. light background, 1 yd. charcoal or dk. gray for “leading”; ½ yd of 8-10 bright colors: batiks, moda marbles or fabrics that have appearance of light filtering.

INSTRUCTOR: Sarah Frye, Winchester, KY. has taught quilting for the 10 years to groups of teachers, young mothers, at central KY. quilt shows and at the Jabez Quilt Seminar.

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