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Paper Piecing All Year Round - Acorns or Squirrel -(1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)



Start with the book, "Paper Piecing All Year Round", by Mary Hertel, and stitch your way through the year with Marilyn and other paper piecing enthusiasts.  Or just register for a class or two to learn the techniques.  Stitch an Acorn or Squirrel for September.

Paper piecing is a simple and straight-forward way of sewing a design into a project.  It allows even the newest beginner to have sharp points and detail.  It is also a creative way to use up small and oddly shaped pieces of fabric that might otherwise have been relegated to the scrap bin.


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Students should be comfortable with their sewing machine and rotary cutting tools.
The techniques of paper piecing will be taught in class, as well as, a variety of foundations and tools.
Requirements: Paper Piecing All Year Round book by Mary Hertel for C&T Publishing
Paper (Carol Doak's Foundation Paper is recommended)
Scraps, 9" x 11" or less, for pattern choice
Rotary cutter
mat and ruler
Ruler with easy to read 1/4" line (Add-a-Quarter Ruler recommended)
Sharp Scissors
Seam Ripper or Multiuse Tool (Alex Anderson's 4-in-1 Essential Sewing Tool recommended)
Sewing machine in good working condition
power cord
foot pedal
accessory feet
bobbins
Thread to blend with fabrics
small iron with hot pad
Instructor: Marilyn Downs
Instructor Bio: Marilyn has the longest time on staff. She loves teaching, and her specialty is totes. Her students leave well-pleased and with a new friend! She enjoys sewing for friends and family, and donates many items to The Arc of the Piedmont and Area 3 Special Olympics for fundraising events.
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$25.00 per lesson. Join for the year and save 20% off all classes in the series.

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