Quilting classes to be held in April at New River CTC

Two quilting classes will be held at New River Community and Technical College’s Greenbrier Valley Campus in April.

Beginners Quilting Workshop will be held on Tuesdays: morning class, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; evening class, 3 – 6 p.m, from Apr. 7 through Apr. 28. Instructors: Kim Roberts and Dorleen McDowell. The workshop will benefit those who are absolute beginners and those who may have missed their basics. Class will include instruction on how to read a ruler, how to use a rotary cutter, how to read a pattern, how to cut patches and triangles in fabric, and how to sew a quilt top. Students will complete a 60”x72” quilt top in the theme of “Jacob’s Ladder.”

An Intermediate Quilting Workshop is being offered to benefit both the intermediate and experienced quilter. The four-week class will include sections on piecing, using rotary cutters, reading and using rulers, and pattern reading. Participants will receive a kit that includes fabric and pattern. Students will complete a king size quilt top in a design from “Pinwheel Parade.” Instructors: Dorleen McDowell and Kim Roberts. Classes offered Tuesdays: morning class, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; evening class, 3 – 6 p.m., from Apr. 7 through Apr. 28.

All classes will be held at the New River CTC, Lee Street Complex (former Lewisburg Elementary School) in Lewisburg. For additional information, costs or to register for classes call 304-793-3001 or 304-793-6101.

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville), and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver/Beckley).

 

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