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Learn How to Paper Piece



Are you daunted by paper piecing but love the precision look it provides in a quilt block? Come and learn how to paper piece two adorable blocks that can be displayed in your home this fall! You will then want to piece a block for each month once you learn this wonderful technique.
Skill Level:
beginner
Requirements:
"Kimberbell Sew It By Number: Paper Piecing Throughout the Year" book. Rotary cutter, small mat and ruler for trimming blocks. 6 inch Add-a-Quarter Ruler. Wooden Finger Pressing Iron. Sewing thread in a neutral color with bobbin wound with same thread. Pieces of card stock (i.e.: old postcard or part of a manila folder). Fabric Glue Stick. NEW Size 90 Sharp sewing needle. 2 pieces (9" x 9") of batting if you want to quilt the blocks. 2 pieces (9" x 9") of muslin if you want to quilt the blocks. Straight pins for sewing. Hand Embroidery Needle. Sewing Machine in good working order with foot control and power cord (or ask to use one of our computerized sewing machines). IMPORTANT TO DO BEFORE CLASS: Photocopy the witch hat pattern (page 39) and the pumpkin pattern (page 41). Please pre-cut the fabric pieces according to the directions under Cut List on Page 18 for the Large Witch Hat and Page 19 for the Large Pumpkin. You may be able to use scraps from your stash or buy new according to the directions. You will also need Black DMC (or Valdani) embroidery thread for the spider and ribbon or other trim for the Witch's Hat. You will also need DMC (or Valdani) embroidery thread for the vine and twine or other ribbon for decoration for bow on pumpkin. NOTE: If you plan to hang these from a stand, you'll need 2 pieces of 3/8" ribbon at least 2-1/2" in length. If you want to quilt these blocks in a crosshatch pattern, please copy the pattern on Page 46 onto an 8 1/2" x 11" piece of freezer paper (you will need 2 of these patterns).

Learn How to Paper Piece

Cost:
$ 25.00
Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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