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Aurora With Alyce Blyth

Alyce began quilting in 2011 when her husband purchased her a sewing machine after she had been reading all up about quilting for "one day". Little did he know what he had started!
When her family moved to Japan in 2012, that's when she truly became a quilter as a way of having something comforting and familiar to focus on through the changes. Once she realised that quilting combined both her love of creating and math, Alyce began designing her own quilt patterns while her blog, Blossom Heart Quilts, provided a place for her teaching background to be used to share tutorials.
During her four years in Japan, Alyce found her creative home in the quilting community, fell in love with Hello Kitty, and took Japanese fabric for granted. Now that she's back in Australia, she's excited to finally meet friends in person and get involved in the Melbourne, and wider, quilting community!

(You can find Alyce on instagram @blossomheartquilts)
Aurora is a beginner-friendly class and Alyce will guide you on your way to making a beautiful starry sampler.

Covering a range of machine piecing techniques from flying geese and half-square triangles, to triangles-in-a-square and scrappy/improv triangles, it’s the perfect opportunity to work on these skills and end up with a fabulous quilt to show for it!
In class, we will talk about fabric selection, tips and tricks to improve accuracy within your blocks, and end with discussing how to finish off your Aurora quilt.

Aurora is a 3 day workshopTuesday the 8th, 15th and 22nd of November 2016
10 am to 3 pm.
$150 per student.
This class is brilliant for beginners or anybody wanting to improve their machine sewing skills).

To book, please call the shop on (03) 9596 7225

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