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Seasons of Life Calendar Holder – Autumn

$59.00

Admire your sewing art with your daily glances at the calendar. Or consider a wall hanging, door decoration, quilt block. Stop by shop to see sample. Class fee $59.

$15 kit available with stabilizer cut to size – call store to order (609-372-4018)

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CLASS DESCRIPTION: In this class you will use techniques like turned-edge applique, yarn couching and free motion sewing as well as using your sewing machine to sew buttonholes and attach buttons. Note: if you are not interested in making a calendar holder, you can use this project as a wall hanging, door decoration or turn it into a quilt block.

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Basic sewing supplies

·        Sewing machine in good working order (You will need to bring a general sewing foot as
well as other presser feet as noted under “Project Supplies”.)

·        Your sewing machine’s manual

·        Fabric scissors (sharp scissors for cutting out applique pieces are recommended)

·        Small scissors or snips to cut threads

·        Rotary cutter (optional, but recommended)

·        Seam ripper

·        Fabric marker, pen or marking chalk

·        Pins or Wonder Clips (Wonder Clips are optional, but recommended)

·        Ruler        

U   Universal sewing machine needles, size 80/12 Universal and 90/14 Topstitch Needles

·        Bobbins

·        Coordinating good quality all-purpose thread (polyester or cotton)

Project Supplies:

·        Note:
batiks or tonal fabrics are recommended for this project but feel free to
select fabrics that you enjoy

******$15 Kit available for stabilizers cut to size. Call store to order 

·        (1) 14” x 8 ½” piece of light-colored quilt weight cotton fabric for upper
background + (1) 6” x 6” scrap of background fabric to make hanging tabs

·        (1) 14” x 6” piece of brown quilt weight cotton fabric for lower background

·        (1) 14” x 13 ½” piece of quilt weight cotton for back side of calendar holder

·        (1) 12” x 6” piece of yellow fabric for fringe flowers

·        (1) 21” x 1 ½” strip of green fabric for flower bases

·        (2) 8” x 8” pieces of green fabric for leaves

·        (1) 5” x 5” piece of fabric for pumpkin stems

·         (1) ¼ yard or fat quarter lighter orange fabric for pumpkin

·         (1) ¼ yard or fat quarter of darker orange fabric for pumpkin

·        *** 12¾” x 11” piece of mid weight fusible stabilizer (ex. Pellon Craft Fuse, Pellon
Décor Bond, Pellon 931 TD Fusible Midweight, etc.)

·         ***12¾” x 11” piece of firm fusible stabilizer (ex. Pellon Peltex, Shape-Flex, Fast
2 Fuse, etc.)

·        *** 22”x 8” piece of No-Show Fusible Mesh OR Fusible Embroidery Stitch Cover-Up

·        ***Fusible web (ex. Steam-a-Seam 2 Lite) cut as follows: (1) 8” x 8” piece, (1) 21” x 1 ½”
piece and (1) 12” x 3” piece

·        Yarn for napkin/tablecloth element (yarn triangle in the picture)

·         Sulky 12 weight Cotton Blendables thread that coordinates with yarn

·         Coordinating good quality all-purpose sewing thread (polyester or cotton) for sewing and
topstitching on the background fabrics

·       Decorative/embroidery thread in coordinating colors for applique and free motion sewing.

·        3 coordinating buttons (if making a calendar holder)

·        FriXion Iron-Away Pen, Air Erasable Marker or chalk pencil

·        Non-Stick Applique Pressing Sheet

·        Open Toe/Applique presser foot

·        Couching/Braiding foot, 3-Hole yard foot, or Beading foot

·         Free-motion or darning foot

·        Buttonhole Foot (only if you are making the project into a calendar holder)

·         Button Sew-On Foot (optional, but if one comes with your machine, please bring
it—only if you are making the project into a calendar holder)

·       12-in wide calendar (12” wide x 22-24” long)

P     **Students must come to class with fabric and materials already cut to the designated

                     sizes. Class time has been allotted for instruction and sewing.