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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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Class Schedule

October 22, 2019October 22, 2019
No Class November 2 - Were off to Yokohama Japan from 10/28-11/4.  Will return to class on November 9 No Class November 16 - It's King David Kalakaua's Birthday. December 14 our Annual Christmas Party 10am - 12:30pm - Potluck and $15.00 Grab Bag Gift    

We’re BACK at the Iolani Palace starting July 27 9:30am- 12:00pm

July 25, 2019July 25, 2019
We want to thank the Ohana Market Place for opening their doors to us while the Kanaina Building was under  renovations.  It was an amazing five months were going to miss the ono food and music but we're happy to be home.