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Watermelon Placemats


Watermelon Placemats
Teacher - Judy Niemeyer and Judel Niemeyer Buls,
Technique - Foundation Paper Piecing
Skill Level - All
Day-Long Class: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Includes Lunch

Join Judy Niemeyer and a Certified Instructor to learn to make the Watermelon Placemats. Judy will introduce you to a variety of Quiltworx Techniques needed to make this little placemat in her workshop, including understanding the pattern, basic paper piecing techniques, how to use cutting templates, curved-paper piecing, and Judy's applique technique, which is used to apply the watermelon seeds! We will work on one placemat in class and you will be able to make (5) additional placemats at home!

Class Registration: $120 (includes lunch)

Supplies Needed for Class: 
- Basic Sewing Supplies (straight pins and pin cushion, scissors, seam ripper, fabric marking pen or pencil, small cutting mat (no larger than 12x18), and a rotary cutter)

Fabrics Required by each Student:
(Bring your own desired colors or purchase a kit through Quiltworx)
- 1/8 Yards-B7900-Noir
- 1 Yards-B5057-Rhubarb
- ¾ Yards-B6874-Ink
- 3/8 Yards-B4021-Meadow
- 3/8 Yards-B5054-Escape
- ½ Yards -B4394-Island
- ½ Yards -B6874-Grass
- ¾ Yards BINDING -B6874-Ink
- Uhu Glue Stic
- Repositionable glue stick
- Fons & Porter Glue Pen
- Fons & Porter Refills
- Purple Thang
- Glue baste it mini
- Aurifil thread
- Clover flower head pins carded (20)
- Paper clips
- Small binder clips
- Zip bags - 9" x 12"
- Add-a-quarter 12"

Kit options ($72 each) and supplies ($60) will be available through Quiltworx if desired. The supply kits will include everything except basic sewing supplies. It will include an Add-A-Quarter ruler, and one spool of Aurifil thread for your project. The kits will be cut and prepared by the instructor so all you have to do is show up to class. Please contact if you have any questions.

Thanksgiving Point members receive 10% discount on Class Registration. Member discount does not apply to Kit Fee. Thanksgiving Point does not issue refunds or exchanges for special events. All sales are final.

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