A patchwork quilt, like a person after their 21st birthday party, is a collection of pieced-together memories spread across a bed. Put the pieces together with today’s Groupon to Crafting on the Plaza with M&M on Staten Island. Choose between the following options:
- For $19, you get a three-hour basic quilting class for one person (a $40 value).
- For $32, you get a three-hour basic quilting class for two people (an $80 value).<p>
As Quilters Guild members and proprietors of Crafting on the Plaza with M&M, Marla and MaryAnn provide fellow quilters with top-shelf instruction and products. The three-hour basic quilting class places the fledgling patchworker behind a provided sewing machine or at one brought from home, where they learn the arts of cutting, sewing, and using thimbles for finger-puppet prop comedy. Students can bring their own fabric or purchase their materials from the extensive inventory of fabrics offered in the store. By the end of the class, quilters will have a 12”x12” block created using both the machine and hand-sewing techniques, which will launch them on their way to a full-size bedspread or a hand-quilted roll of paper towels. Classes are offered Monday, 1 p.m.–4 p.m., Tuesday 9 a.m.–12 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and 1 p.m.–4 p.m.