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Latifah Saafir
Latifah Saafir is known for her bold, innovative quilts. Combining her training as an engineer with her lifelong passion for sewing, she creates graphic and contemporary designs featuring challenging techniques with meticulous attention to detail.

A co-founder of both the Los Angeles Modern Quilt Guild and the world-wide Modern Quilt Guild, Latifah currently teaches workshops to guilds and at shows around the globe.
She’s been featured in over a dozen books and magazines. 

Her patterns and templates lines were designed to use her favorite techniques. She is excited to be designing and releasing her fourth fabric line with Me + You, the modern fabric brand with Hoffman Fabrics. 



STITCHES SoCal 2019 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1651 Easy Cross-stitch Pieced Pillows Practice your 1/4" seam and learn the time-saving power of chain-piecing while making these whimsical cross-stitch style pillows for the initial of your choice.

Bonus: At the end of class, you'll learn the Magic Pillow Facing Method that will magically hide all of your seams! And when you go home, you can use the cross-stitch block to translate other charted patterns into quilts!

Note: Basic familiarity with a sewing machine and the ability to sew a 1/4" seam required to take this class.

Machines will be provided for in-class use.
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Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1652 Easy Curves Made Simple Gain confidence sewing curves by learning how to use The ClammyTM 10′′ template to cut Quarter Circles, Half Circles, and Full Circles. Latifah will show you her no-fear method for piecing these curves so you can leave with the confidence to put curves into your quilts. Join Latifah for the afternoon and make this fun mini-quilt.

Note: Basic familiarity with a sewing machine and the ability to sew a 1/4" seam is required to take this class.

Machines will be provided for in-class use.
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Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1650 Easy The Improv Race Mini Quilt Create a modern mini-quilt in three speedy, fun-filled, hours of free-form, improvisational piecing. Your quilt design will be guided by the whim of prompts pulled out of a bag, freeing you from rules and self-imposed limitations. Fun will ensue. And you will leave with a one-of-a-kind Improv piece.

Note: Basic familiarity with a sewing machine and the ability to sew a 1/4" seam are required.

Machines will be provided for in-class use.