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Paper PatternAfter designing your pattern sometimes it’s a good idea to cut it out on paper first before cutting it out on fabric. That way you can see the full design, double check the size, and also make any changes.

When John first started designing he used masking tape to join newsprint  paper to the size of the actual quilt.  45″ x 45″, 90″x 90″ even 108″ x 108″. He would then fold the large paper to it’s 1/8 fold and  design the pattern.  When that step was completed he  had the ladies cut out the whole 1/8 paper pattern and then  finding any open floor space opened the pattern to it’s full design(this was a great practice time to show the quilters how to lay out the quilt).  At this time he and the ladies were able to see the pattern opened to its full design.  We got our newsprint paper from Hawaii Hochi and purchased their end rolls.  Today we use less paper and mirrors.

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NO Class May 11 – Have A Happy Mothers Day!

May 8, 2019May 8, 2019
[caption id="attachment_11087" align="alignleft" width="202"] Althea Poakalani Ku Serrao. Missing her on this Mothers Day. It was her passion of Hawaiian Quilting that started the Poakalani Classes.[/caption] Class Cancelled for May 11.  We'll see everyone back at the Ohana Market Place  on May 18.  Have A Happy's Mothers Day..

We’ve Temporarily Moved

January 18, 2019January 18, 2019
  ...while our quilting room in the Kana'ina Building on the grounds of the Iolani Palace is under renovations.  You can find us every Saturday at our new temporary location at the Ohana Market Place at 333 Ward Ave, the Old Sports Authority Location.  For more information call 808-524-0394.  Thank you