A Weekend with Robin Long

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Strip-Pieced Mariner's Compass Basics Technique Class

Have you ever wanted to make a Mariner's Compass block but were too intimidated? Not a fan of paper piecing or using tedious templates? You'll love this class for learning how to make 16-point compass blocks using Robin Ruth Designs' rulers and strip-piecing method. Join Robin and learn the compass basics as you make a Skinny Robin or Fat Robin Compass block (your choice!).

You'll make a 14" OctaCompass block in class using Robin's OctaCompass No Circle Finishing method and use her faced applique method for the putting in the center. 

Robin will also share other information for traditional round finishing, creative ideas and samples of compass projects. Plus tons of tips to help you be successful!

Students will have access to supplemental video tutorials and projects for this block before and after class. Pre-class prep instructions will be sent to all registrants in plenty of time to come to class ready to go.

October 4 2024 - 1 hour trunk show

October 5 2024 - 6 hour in person class 

About Robin: What started as a quest to make a Mariner’s Compass quilt for her submarine officer husband, Robin Long took an idea she had in 1992 and launched Robin Ruth Design in January of 2015.  She has developed a line of revolutionary rulers, books, patterns and technique for making STRIP PIECED mariner’s compass blocks in 16 sizes – that’s right, NO PAPER PIECING! 

When she isn’t on the road teaching and giving workshops, she works on many new projects that bring the mariner’s compass into the 21st century! Her products are sold in quilt shops across the U.S. and around the world.


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