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Classes and instructors for 2020

CLASS SCHEDULES AND INSTRUCTORS ARE:

JAN SQUIRES

Shoreline Poppins Bag

Wednesday - All day

This class is being sponsored by FSS and includes pattern, pre-cut fabric, Bosal, pre-formed bottom and plastic inserts for handles.

Kit: $20 Includes templates, all fabrics, plastic inserts, and Bosal.

Supplies:

Marker, ie chalk or Frixion Felt highlighter

3x18” ruler (optional as you need 1” increments)

80/12 Top Stitch Needle

Poly Thread – Navy or dk blue and ecru (40 wt)

¼” foot – Open toe foot

60 mm rotary cutter (if you have/don’t purchase)

Standard sewing supplies 


MARGARET TRAVIS

CUP Carrier

Tuesday 8:30- Noon

This Cup Carrier fits snugly over those red cups, plus most insulated cups. It can be carried over the arm, hung from a chair or your seat at a ball game. It holds them in a secure grip.

Cup Carrier is the inspiration of a new pattern designer, Karen Wilson.

Precut kit makes this class relaxing and Fun! 

Kit: $10

Includes pattern, fabric, interfacing, and choice of trims.

Bring: neutral thread and scissors.

and.....

AT YOUR FINGERTIPS BASKET

Tuesday 8:30-Noon

You need this! Stay in your chair and just reach for your most used items as you sew.

Handy looped pockets of various sizes surround the interior and hold spools of thread, seam ripper, 6" ruler, etc. The convenient 8.5x5.5"finished size fits nicely next to your machine and features two easy-carry handles. Great thread catcher at your serger station too!

Kit Fee: $20

includes pre-cut fabrics, interfacings, instructions and 4 buttons.

Bring Size 14 or denim needle, thread, scissors

MARTHA MITCHELL

Bionic Needle Wallet

Wednesday 8:30 - Noon

The Bionic Needle Wallet is a great place to store your needles plus has a needle parking lot for the gently used needles you remove from your machine but can be used again! It is a fun, but very useful project.

KIT FEE $17.00

includes the pattern and printed on fabric needle parking lot

and.....

Portable Ironing Pad

Wednesday 8:30- Noon

BONUS: After you finish the Wallet, you may choose to also make a Portable Ironing Pad.

It is made using an empty fabric bolt! Quick and easy! There is even a pocket on the back to hold your 24" ruler!

You will need to bring your fabric for the ironing pad. You will need two pieces of fabric, cut to 9 5/8” X 26” (cover) and

1 piece (ruler pocket), cut to 9 5/8” X 21” and pocket trim piece cut to 9 5/8” X 2”.

KIT Fee: $10.00

Please indicate on registration form if you are making both. Or just the Needle Wallet.

GENERAL SUPPLY LIST:

Sewing machine (Don’t forget the power cord and foot pedal)

Quarter inch presser foot

Teflon foot if you have one

Neutral thread

#12 Needle

SUE SPINICELLI

Clam Up Zippered Pouch

Tuesday  3:30 PM

This useful bag is fun to make for

yourself or as a gift. Great to hold your sewing supplies or cosmetics.  The pattern has 5 different sizes.  We will concentrate on the biggest one.  Learn a new technique with the zipper installation and hiding all your raw edges.

Kit $25

Kit includes: Pattern, Soft n' Stable and 24" zipper and template.

Supplies needed: 2 coordinating FQs, matching and coordinating threads, stiletto or similar item, 1/4" foot, zipper foot, walking foot (optional) and all your basic sewing supplies.

EDIE TOWNSEND

Roll Up Visor

Thursday 8:30 - Noon

Adorable and Practical Roll-up Visor

Great to take traveling or being outside in the Florida sunshine.

Kit Fee: $25.

Includes all fabrics, stabilizers and pattern.

Bring White poly thread, bobbins, pins, scissors, machine and accessories

WEDNESDAY EVENING:

Challenge:   to be announced later in October

Please register for challenge!

1st Place

2nd Place -

MARIE DARROW

Seascape Wall Hanging

Thursday 8:30am

Escape to the shore! Relax as you use your creativity to turn several colors of tulle and shells into your own private beach’s shoreline using folding and tucking techniques to make a 3-D

wall hanging. The handy 9 ½” x 9 ½” finished size will fit nicely into any small space…how about over your machine? No two will be alike.

Kit $25

Kit Includes: Pre-cut fabrics, interfacings, batting, pre-drilled natural seashells, sea glass, beads and small eye needle.

Kit $25

Kit Includes: Pre-cut fabrics, interfacings, batting, pre-drilled natural seashells, sea glass, beads and small eye needle.

Supplies needed: Neutral color of 50 wt. thread, scissors.