Combing Through Your Scraps

Supply list
(Handouts: $1, includes handouts and supplies. This will be collected by the teacher or teacher's aid at the beginning of class)
 
 
Book of quilt blocks (any block book will do, this is optional)
 
Rotary cutter
Cutting mat
Rotary ruler (6"x12" and 6"x6" work best)
Straight pins with heads
Sewing machine threaded with off-white thread
Basic sewing supplies (seam ripper, pins, extra bobbins, extra machine needles)
Scissors
Paper scissors and glue stick (optional)
1 yard muslin or flannel to pin wallhanging to.
Value Viewer (available in class)

Fabric: fat quarters of light and dark fabrics. Include lots of lights, lots of darks, some yellow, red and some "Uglies" in your selections. This is a great place to use up fabrics you are tried of or want to clear up from your stash. The more you bring, the better; trading will be encouraged.  Bring at least 9-12 light and 9-12 dark fat quarters, cut as described below.  This is a good starting point.

If you want to precut: cut 3 1/2" squares and 3 7/8" squares from all fabrics.  

(If you have boxes and boxes of 2" watercolor squares, bring them. I'll show you how to use them instead of the larger squares.)

 

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