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Block of the Month

2019-09-15 13:30:00 2019-09-15 15:00:00 America/Chicago Block of the Month Chicago Ridge Public Library

Sunday, September 15
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-15 13:30:00 2019-09-15 15:00:00 America/Chicago Block of the Month Block of the Month 2019-2020 Chicago Ridge Public Library

Block of the Month 2019-2020

Whether you are an experienced quilter or just curious about appliqué (the technique of placing fabric shapes on a back ground to create an image), you are sure to enjoy the 2019- 2020 Block of the Month “Ola Kai”. Ola Kai is Hawaiian for Ocean Life, and this quilt abounds with animals found in the oceans around Hawai’i. Designed by textile artist Eileen Uchima exclusively for the Chicago Ridge Public Library Block of the Month program, this project will offer an introduction to multiple appliqué techniques. From fusible appliqué, to machine appliqué to hand needle-turn, you will learn how to select the right technique and fabric for your project. The quilt contains six different feature blocks plus pieced spacer blocks and borders providing opportunities for hand and machine sewing. Each month, participants will receive instructions and demonstrations of techniques used in one of the blocks. Members will then complete their own blocks at home, bringing them back for a show-and-tell at the next class. Participants choose their own fabric to guarantee a finished quilt that they will love!

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult Programs | Adult Craft Programs |

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Chicago Ridge Public Library

refdesk@chicagoridgelibrary.org
Phone: 708-423-7753

Hours
Mon, Sep 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Sep 21 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 22 1:00PM to 5:00PM

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Sat, Sep 21, 9:30am - 3:00pm
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Sat, Sep 21, 10:00am - 11:00am

Sat, Sep 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
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Mon, Sep 23, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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Mon, Sep 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Mon, Sep 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Tue, Sep 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
Study Room A

Tue, Sep 24, 11:30am - 12:00pm

Tue, Sep 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Sep 24, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Sep 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Sep 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, Sep 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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Wed, Sep 25, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
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Wed, Sep 25, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Thu, Sep 26, 10:00am - 10:30am

Thu, Sep 26, 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Sat, Sep 28, 10:00am - 11:00am

Sat, Sep 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sat, Sep 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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