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At Serendipity Quilting Studio, Inc., we offer a number of classes for everyone from the novice quilter to the expert.  You are never too old or too experienced to learn a new technique or skill.  Check out our list of classes and sign up today!

Mariner's Compass


This class will teach you the basics of making a traditional, round Mariner's Compass block for a wall hanging or to incorporate into one of your quilts. Judy Mathieson (womenfolk.com) says "Mariner's Compass is the name quilters use to refer to star designs that radiate from tMost quilter's do not want to attempt sewing a Mariner's Compass together. But don't be afraid!! There are also a lot of different ways to make a compass. I will show you the traditional way of making a compass with templates. The technique of piecing together a Mariner's Compass can be easy if shown the correct steps in piecing the pattern. Your pattern will go together and lay flat with the correct sewing sequence, along with the tricks and tips I will show you. This pattern is easier than you think.

So Come and learn to put a compass together and you will have a wall hanging or it can be the center of a quilt.he center of a circle as opposed to the star designs that grow from a square, like Ohio Star or Sawtooth Star."  The design has been around for centuries and continues to be featured in many quilts.  


Skill Level: advanced
Skill Details: Advanced - Must have Quilting and Sewing Mach
Materials Included: Pattern
Requirements: Fabrics: 3 Fat Quarters (each a different color for the points) 1/2 yard Background Fabric 1/2 yard Border Fabric Matching Thread Sandwich Bags Post-It Notes Sewing Machine, with user's manual, power cord, foot pedal, and accessories Scissors - Both fabric and paper Straight Pins Cutting Mat and Rotary Cutter Rulers: 3"x18" and 1"x12" Seam Ripper Freezer Paper Notebook w/ paper Pencils and Erasers Glue Stick Extra Bobbins
Instructor: Cindy Sisler Simms
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Contact Info
  • Ph: (571) 408-4435
  • 2224 Tacketts Mill Dr.
  • Lake Ridge, VA  22192
  • serendipityquiltingstudio@gmail.com
Hours
  • Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm
    Sat 10am-5 pm
    Closed Sunday

(571) 408-4435