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Dear Jane with Jo!

Learn the ways of Dear Jane with Jo!

  • Started Mar 20
  • 60 US dollars
  • Stitched in Schertz

Upcoming Sessions


Service Description

Join Jo Carlton and learn the ways of Dear Jane! $60 covers your tuition for the entire year. Stitched in Schertz will have everything you need to get started and we are here to help and support you on your Dear Jane journey! Required supplies- Dear Jane Book Dear Jane Templates (Jo will go over other tools that will make your Dear Jane journey easier!) The Dear Jane Quilt Pattern is a renowned and intricate quilting design that has gained popularity among quilting enthusiasts worldwide. The pattern is famously associated with the "Dear Jane" quilt, a 19th-century quilt created by Jane A. Stickle, a Vermont teacher. The original quilt, now housed in the Bennington Museum in Vermont, is a masterpiece of quilting craftsmanship and comprises 225 unique blocks. Each block is a small piece of textile art, featuring various geometric shapes, appliqué designs, and intricate stitching. The quilt gained renewed attention and widespread acclaim when Brenda Papadakis published a book titled "Dear Jane: The Two Hundred Twenty-Five Patterns from the 1863 Jane A. Stickle Quilt." Published in 1996, the book became a significant resource for quilters interested in recreating the historic Dear Jane quilt. Papadakis meticulously documented each of the 225 blocks, providing detailed instructions, templates, and historical context. The Dear Jane Quilt Pattern, as outlined in the book, challenges quilters with its variety of shapes and techniques, including piecing, appliqué, and paper-piecing. The project has become a symbol of perseverance and dedication within the quilting community, as completing the entire quilt demands patience and skill. The book also delves into the life of Jane A. Stickle, the original quilt's creator. Jane A. Stickle was born in 1817 and lived in Shaftsbury, Vermont. She created the quilt during the Civil War era, completing it in 1863. The quilt features a mix of traditional and unique blocks, showcasing Stickle's creativity and quilting expertise. The popularity of the Dear Jane Quilt Pattern has led to the formation of quilting groups and communities dedicated to sharing experiences, tips, and support for those undertaking the challenging project. Quilters often showcase their progress, discuss techniques, and celebrate the completion of individual blocks or entire quilts. We are so excited to host Jo and her Dear Jane crew! Join us for a quilting journey you are sure to enjoy!


Cancellation Policy

We understand things happen. Unfortunately, we do not refund class fees, but we can apply it to future classes.


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