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Finishing School

So, you finished your top . . . now what? Learn about different batting and thread options and how to prepare your quilt for finishing. Practice tying and quilting by hand and machine, making straight knife-edge, straight-grain, bias, and self bindings, and how to make both butted and mitered corners. (And learn the secret to perfectly joined bindings every time!) You will leave class with a number of reference samples and the confidence to finish your masterpieces. Feel free to bring completed tops for a discussion of appropriate finishing options.


  • Sewing machine in good working order with cord, pedal, and spare needles
  • General sewing tools
  • Thread

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Materials Included: Handouts, batting, and fabric, hand needles
Instructor: Artist
Instructor Bio: Artist, instructor, and writer Cindi Huss creates quilted art, beautiful hand-dyed fabric, patterns, and note cards in her Kingsport studio. She has published articles in Quilting Arts Magazine and American Quilter. "Labyrinth II" quilt was accepted into the International Quilt Study Center's permanent collection in a group of small pieces representing art quilts in 2010. "Labyrinth" hangs in the V.O. Dobbins Community Center in Kingsport, TN.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.


         Phone:  423-406-1401
            Fax:  423-406-1361
    4219 Fort Henry Dr. Suite 100
           Kingsport, TN  37663


Heavenly Stitches carries premium cotton fabrics, notions, embroidery supplies, and quilting quilting essentials, to meet a wide range of sewing needs. We're also an authorized dealer for Brother and Babylock sewing machines, as well as Koala, Horn, and Kangaroo sewing cabinets. From our extensive product variety and fun interactive classes, to our friendly, knowledgeable customer care, we have all the products and services you need for a productive and enjoyable stitching experience! Read More...