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Foundation Paper Piecing 1 (Plant Lady)

Paper piecing is a technique used to achieve unusual geometric shapes, sharp points and the sewing of tiny pieces of fabric together.  You will learn the basics to make three plant blocks that you can turn into whatever project you like. This class is a pre-requisite for Foundation Paper Piecing 2.

This class is made up of two 3-hour sessions.  


- Book: Adventures in Paper Piecing & Design by Sarah Elizabeth Sharp
- foundation paper piecing paper
- 6" Add-A-Quarter ruler
- rotary cutter

- paper scissors

- seam roller (optional)

- Fons & Porter or Sewline small glue stick

- pins

- small (6" X 8") cutting mat or rotary cutting mat (optional)

- ruler for trimming, no longer than 12"

- fabric scraps for plant leaves and pots, measuring 2" and bigger
- 1 fat (or long) quarter for background
- 50wt thread such as Konfetti
- 80/12 microtex needle

- basic sewing kit
- sewing machine in good working order with owner's manual (you are responsible for knowing how to operate your own machine - this includes such things as threading your machine, winding a bobbin and changing stitch lengths.  A private lesson to learn how to operate your machine can be scheduled prior to your class, if necessary.)

Pre-class Prep:

- Make 2 copies each, of Wheatgrass and Banana Leaf templates (pages 112 and 113) on foundation paper piecing paper.

Skill Level:
Instructor Name:
Diane Quirouette

Foundation Paper Piecing 1 (Plant Lady)

$ 90.00