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Saturday, March 25, 2017, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Learn this dynamic, organic quilting technique designed by Karen McTavish!  You will learn several variations of the style.  Previous machine quilting experience is recommended. (The confidence-building class held in the morning is sufficient.)


  • Book: Mastering the Art of McTavishing, by Karen McTavish (optional but recommended)
  • Several (at least five, but more is better) quilt sandwiches, fat quarter size (approximately 18 x 22), with muslin or white fabric and good quality cotton batting. These do not have to be basted.
  • Thread to match your fabric. Recommended brands include Aurifil, Mettler, or King Tut.
  • Quilting gloves (recommended)
  • Sewing machine in good working order, with extension table, if possible)
  • Free motion foot
  • Machine needles — Schmetz quilting size 75/11 (or 90/14 if you’re using thicker thread)
  • Water soluble marking pen
  • Paper and pen/pencil for practice


Teacher bio:

Cheryl Schenck started quilting in 2003 and jumped into the deep in shortly thereafter. She has had quilts hang at several shows, including Quilt Expo and the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival. She is a certified TuffetSource affiliate as well as a certified McTavishing instructor. Her love of quilting is rooted in color and texture and she enjoys sharing her love of quilting with beginners as well as seasoned quilters.


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