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String Me Along

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String Me Along
Teacher - Dodi Lee Poulsen from Two Sisters at Squirrel Hollow
Technique - Use of Templates and String Piecing
Skill Level - Advanced Beginner

Sew a wonderful “String” Quilt. Let Dodi show you her secret in making this wonderful quilt using absolutely NO paper piecing. The design is up to you—many designs can be created with just this one block! You will be able to use this technique on additional styles of quilts as well. Use of value and color will change the look of this quilt. Make sure to have multiple values represented when making color choices. (in other words, lots of fabric choices!) Kit includes template, first and second borders, and binding fabric.


Class Registration: $60
Finishing Kit Fee: $31.95

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)
- Small cutting mat to be used next to your sewing machine - 28mm & 45 mm Rotary Cutters with SHARP blades!
- 8 ½” or 10 ½” square ruler
- straight ruler
- extra needles.
- 50 wt. neutral sewing thread to match fabrics. (recommended 2 spools...this process takes lots of thread!)

Fabrics Required (If Finishing Kit is Purchased):
- Assorted fabrics, approximately 1 1/3 of scrappy prints (the more diversity the better!)
- Stabilizer (20" width) Soft and Sheer #235-25
 

Fabrics required if by each student if Kit not purchased:
- Assorted fabrics approximately 1 1/3 yards of scrappy prints. The more diversity the better
- Fabric A: Template pieces and 1st border 1 1/8 yard
- Fabric B: 2nd border ½ yard
- Binding 3/8 yard
- Backing 1 5/8 yards
- Stabilizer (20” width) Soft and Sheer #235-25
(It is suggest you pre-cut some of your fabrics before you come.  Please email dodipoulsen@wavecable.com for full instruction on fabrics and pre cutting instructions)



Thanksgiving Point members receive 10% discount on Class Registration. Member discount does not apply to Kit Fee.

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