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Friday, December 21, 2007

Classes for January 2008

January 8, 2008 Rose will teach the waving flag. Classes start at 9:30
Here are the requirements for the "WAVING FLAG WALLHANGING".
The size will be approximately 26 x 28 A picture is on Flickr.

1/2 yd. blue fabric (blue with white star fabric preferred)
3/8 yd. white fabric
3/4 yd. red fabric
7/8 yd. fabric (backing)
7/8 yd. or 30"x 32" piece of low loft batting
1/2" - 3/4' plastic rings or your choice of hanging
Thread: RED & WHITE
Jan 15 and 22 Alice will work with color theroey bringh your 2 to 3 inch squares of color. You should have shade of colors and primary colors like red, blue and yellow and a glue stick. I assume we will be able to share pieces of fabric with each our.
January 29, finish up on Febuary 5th. Rose will teach the "SPINNING WHEEL" (otherwise known as New Orleans Puzzle) a picture is on Flickr site.

Large: 1/3 yd. of eight (8) fabrics. Fabric must be 42 to 44 inches wide. Select colors dark to light.

1 1/4 yd for backing - Select your favorite fabric for the back.

1 1/4 yd of batting (light weight)

Med: 1/4 yd of five (5) fabrics. Select your favorite fabric. Select colors dark to light.

1 yd for backing

1 yd of batting (light weight)

12 1/2 inch square ruler & tape to mark your ruler

or large(16 1/2") & small (10 1/2") triangle

Thread to match backing and Multifilament thread (polyester)

Walking foot for your machine

Sunday, December 16, 2007


This is a test post from flickr, a fancy photo sharing thing.

Friday, December 14, 2007

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Dec 4 and woven table runner list for Dec 18

Sorry I have to change the resolution on my camera. It is fine for emails but not for uploading here. I will change it back for next week. I'll learn to take pictures some day soon, I hope.
Woven Table cloth Runner Class Dec 18

  • Fabric Make sure you have good contrast!

  • Dark color 1 yard........................Cut 10 3 inch strips

  • Medium color 1 1/2 yard..........Cut 15 3 inch strips

  • Light color 1 & 1/2 yard...........Cut 15 3 inch strips

Step 1. With rights sides together, sew strips into tubes using 1/4 inch seam. Stitch across one end to make it easy to turn with a wooden rod.

Step 2. Press tubes with seams to the side.

Bring this to class on the 18th. The first two steps take a long time. Barbara will show us how to do the weaving. We will use a 2 X 4 foot piece of Styrofoam 3/4 inch thick. Have tacks or push pins to hold the ends. This project will not be finished in one class. Herb's hardware has the Styrofoam in 4 X 8 sheets. So get 4 people together to buy one. They will cut it for you but Paul (the yard man) added that likes chocolate chip cookies and it sure would help him cut straight! We told him that more people will be coming in.