How to Use Minky Fabrics in Your Quilts with Teresa Coates | Ricky Tims Dancing Squares Quilt
(Show 2410) Teresa Coates of Shannon Fabrics, loves working with challenging and unusual fabrics. She has always sewn, and made her first quilt in 1992 when she was pregnant with her son. It wasn’t until 2000 that she started working with quilts in earnest. She approached Shannon Fabrics as she was up for working with their wide and diverse range of unusual fabrics. Teresa shares tips for working with Shannon or Minky type fabrics. Don't be intimidated by these fabrics. Teresa says that once you know the tricks, you will love them. The entire quilt can be made as a gift in about three hours. Teresa shares a fast and easy pillow idea that is sure to be a hit for any recipient.
Ricky demos his "Dancing Squares" quilt, a variation on Seminole piecing featuring dancing squares.In the After Set, Teresa talks about moving her family to Vietnam in 2006, when her children were 9 and 14. Moving to another country taught her to take risks and that she could tackle anything.
Gift Idea: Pillow
Block Featured: Dancing Squares
Beginner, Unusual Materials, Piecing, Marking Tools, Quilt As You Go, Fast & Easy