T-Shirt Memory Quilt
April 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Date: Thursdays, April 20 – May 25
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Instructor: Laura Lee Fritz
Location: Room 201, Fiber Arts Studio
Ages: Adults, 18+
Skill Level: All Levels
Sliding Scale: $120 / $200 / $280
Financial aid available below
Do you have a collection of t-shirts – belonging to you, your kids, or your partner – that are just too sentimental to part with? Come take this class and make a beautiful keepsake quilt. T-shirt quilts are a fun, beginner-friendly quilting project. Learn how to stabilize and cut the t-shirts, piece them, add sashing, a border, and backing, then quilt on a sewing machine. At the end of the six weeks you will have completed a throw size quilt. What a great way to remember special events or a time in your life! Do you have a high school senior? Make them a gift they will always cherish. This class is for any skill level. Use one of the studio’s sewing machines or bring your own.
Bring at least 6 freshly washed t-shirts to the first class meeting along with a notebook and pen. All other needed supplies (stabilizer, batting, thread, fabric) will be discussed at the first class meeting so you can acquire them in time for later class meetings.
Laura Lee Fritz
Instructor / Artist
Laura has taught fiber arts, including surface design, since 1989. Her professional quilting career has taken her from Alaska and Canada to Mexico, from Hawaii to Boston, to teach and practice. She has been published internationally for six quilting books, and self-published as many more.
When you register for a class, you’ll be offered three price tiers. The middle tier comes closest to what our registration fees used to be, and covers about 50% of the full cost of your participation in the class – with the other 50% covered by community donations. The first tier creates accessibility for people with limited income, while the third tier covers the full cost of participation – so that we can use community donations to support other people’s registration costs. When you choose to register at the third tier, you directly help support the Center’s efforts to remove financial barriers for others.
The Sonoma Community Center (the Center) strives to create an inclusive, safe community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. The Center is committed to creating such an environment because it brings out the fullest potential in each of us, which, in turn, contributes directly to creating a community of belonging. In order to ensure a positive, safe, and welcoming experience for everyone, all program participants are asked to abide by the following policies, community agreements, and restorative safety protocol.
Financial aid is handled on an individual basis. If you think you qualify, follow the link below to apply.