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Workshop: “Redbird and Berries” Wool Mini Quilt

January 20, 2023 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

This will be a Zoom workshop, either at the church or you may take it at your home!

This beautifully textured 22” x 24” mini quilt is a wonderful addition to your winter décor. It works up quickly with the ease of using wool for the Redbird, berries, & stems. The border is completed with mini-charms (2.5” squares). Learn techniques for wool applique, some embroidery stitches, machine piecing; and Karen will draw and demo her approach to McTavish styled background quilting! We’ll discuss border quilting options too.

Kit info and supply list – Order deadline January 8! 

Kit is available for $47. This is a great option if you haven’t done any wool work and don’t have all the “stuff” – you can get a small amount to see how you like it before you jump off and buy everything!

You’ll purchase the kit from Karen; and look at the other things in her shop! She’s given us a 15% discount (not counting the kit) and free shipping after $75.

Click Here to ORDER THE KIT


Karen’s shop

Guild Discount Code “golden15” – 15% savings for products on redbirdquiltco.com Purchase $75 (after discount) and receive free shipping. $5.00 flat rate shipping otherwise.

Kit order deadline to ensure timely shipping is January 8th, 2023.

Note: Kit fabric colors are similar to fabrics shown on picture.

All wool is felted/fulled and ready to be used. Be sure if you use your own supplies that your wool is felted/fulled.

*If you have wool supplies already you can buy the Digital Pattern Only directly from Karen for $9.00. It will be available on the website by 12/31/2022 and Melinda will send and publish a link. Be sure to bring all supplies listed in the kit!


16” x 20” light colored background fabric

5” charm pack – you’ll need to sub cut into 80 coordinating mini charms (2.5” squares) You will not use the whole pack.

8.5” x 4” Cardinal-red wool for bird & some berries

1” square scraps of black and mustard yellow wool for mask and beak

Quantity of 9: 1⁄4” x 8” strips of gray, tan or brown wool for stems

6 square inches variegated red wools for berries (75) 1⁄2” berries

Applique shapes (Bird & Berries) – printed on Freezer paper

Aurifil 12wt or #12 Pearle cotton threads in red, tan, gray, mustard, and black

Size 5 Crewel/embroidery needle

*Fabric chosen for kit includes: “Create” Charm pack by Moda and Moda Grunge background


Serrated edge scissors (4” Elan or Karen K Buckley Perfect Scissors) 

Paper scissors 

Applique pins or stapler to hold wool in place (glue or glue stick optional) 

Small iron and pressing board

Your favorite Marking tool to mark applique layout on background fabric

To finish the quilt, you will need 24” x 26” backing fabric and batting (100% wool batting recommended)

*You will not need your sewing machine. 

Arrive at 8:30 to set up and be ready by 9. Just bring your kit and general sewing supplies- no machines necessary.

$25 Members / $35 Non-members

To sign up, contact Melinda Stanton at melstan3@yahoo.com

Christ Covenant Church

6390 North Major Drive
Beaumont, TX 77713 United States