950 Lake Carillon Dr, St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Debbie has combined her passion for sewing, quilting and
teaching into a business that is truly on the go - Wendt Quilting. With a degree in Home Economics education,
(she taught Home Ec for 8 years) her students love her ability to break down
and explain the many aspects of quilting.
She began quilting over 30 years ago and started teaching quilting
internationally in 1993 while living in
Debbie developed the Brilliant Bindings tool in 2007, self-published 2 longarm project books and 38 unique quilt patterns to date. Her latest tools are Hex-a-ma-jig and Hex-a-ma-jig Jr.. Most recently, July 2017, she was the featured “I am AQS” member in the American Quilter Magazine. She was a guest on Quilt It! the Longarm Quilting Show demonstrating building and binding a quilt on a longarm. She brings tradition into modern designs, and fun and confidence to each student.
Workshop Registration is Open.
Friday, July 19th, 2019, 6pm to 9pm ~ $45 + $10 Kit Fee
A new block for a unique quilt. A great choice for all the brights you’ve been collecting! Pair them with a dark background or change it up with lights and solids for a modern twist. Brilliant Bindings(c) tool is used as a template in this easy to construct twirl block. We’ll wrap it up with tips on the sashing and faux piped binding that gives this quilt pop.
Saturday, July 20th, 2019, 1:30pm to 4:30pm ~ $45 + $15 Kit Fee
Learn the ease of binding a quilt with perfect mitered corners and no fuss, smooth end seams with Debbie’s “Brilliant Bindings”(c) tool and technique. Instruction also includes steps for making continuous straight-of-grain and bias binding. The final process of stitching the binding to the back will be shown by hand and machine. Binding samples will be made in class to use for future reference.