Compass Point Quilts & CPQ Studio
59 Sanborn Road, East Kingston, NH 03827
(973) 214-6784
compasspointquilts@gmail.com


Certified Instructor for Quiltworx
Authorized Teacher for BeColourful

Open Saturdays 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 
or by Appointment

Birthstone GEM Block of the Month Workshop Series



Kerin Ferrin (who you may know as Tuffets with Kerin) has become certified in teaching spectacular fabric Gems created by MJ Kinman, Textile Artist.

Capture the brilliance of colored gemstones in this 12 month BOM titled The Birthstone Series.  The series, beginning in February 2019, includes twelve (12) freezer paper piecing patterns for 17” square blocks representing all the traditional birthstones. Each individually- packaged pattern includes a fully-coded freezer paper template; full-scale paper copy to use as a key; and 12-page pattern booklet that includes fabric requirements and detailed instructions for block construction.

Each pattern has a skill-builder component offering a unique opportunity to learn soft curves, sewing with small pieces and diamond shapes.

The Birthstone series is presented in a way that give us plenty of options including creating a “Jewel Box” quilt featuring all twelve months. The finished quilt is 57 x 75.

“The most beautiful gemstone captures light and reflects it back to us with unique brilliance, revealing its fiery personality” says creator MJ Kinman.

Note: Single-foundation piecing is not typical paper piecing: templates are ironed to the RIGHT side, so there is no confusing reverse piecing; templates are easily removed and REUSABLE, so there are no paper bits to pull from the back of the quilt; reduces fabric waste since there is no flip-and-sew method used.

Join Kerin at CPQ to learn how to create the biggest Gems in the world~ in fabric!

Skill Level:
Very Confident Beginner - Advanced
Requirements:
To register for the Block of the Month in Hoffman 1895 batik fabrics, please follow this link: https://www.compasspointquilts.com/shop/c/p/Birthstone-Block-of-the-Month-x36613037.htm
Instructor:
Kerin Ferrin

Birthstone GEM Block of the Month Workshop Series

Cost:
$ 30.00
This is a 12 month series. The above registration is for your first month. Additional monthly fees will be collected at each class.
Sun, Feb 17, 2019 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, Mar 17, 2019 at 9:00 am to Noon
Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sun, May 12, 2019 at 9:00 am to Noon
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 at 9:00 am to Noon
Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 9:00 am to Noon
Sun, Aug 18, 2019 at 9:00 am to Noon
Sun, Sep 22, 2019 at 9:00 am to Noon
Sun, Oct 20, 2019 at 9:00 am to Noon
Sun, Nov 17, 2019 at 9:00 am to Noon
Sun, Dec 15, 2019 at 9:00 am to Noon
Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 9:00 am to Noon
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