-Sewing machine in good working order -Thread (I use Aurifil 50 wt cotton) -Add A Quarter or Add A Quarter Plus ruler (If you already have the 6" it will work fine but I recommend the 12") -Rotary Cutter -Seam Roller (optional but HIGHLY recommended) -Vellum, Perfect Piecing Paper, or other foundation paper.* -Pattern - You will need to buy the pattern before hand (available at The Vintage Owl) because you will need to make copies of the templates onto your Vellum. You can print or trace these templates.
*You can use copy paper or newsprint but if you have never done FPP before it may be a little more difficult.
- You will also need your fabric. In class you will learn the technique starting with Dress B. However you can go ahead and have the fabric and templates for the other dresses so we can work on them as time permits.
Here are my versions of the pattern. I did my Dress B fabric placement different that the original but you can do the striped version if you like.
These can be made into a blocks for a quilt, hotpads, wall hangings, etc.
Marked as intermediate only because it is not for the brand new sewist. If you have basic knowledge of your sewing machine then you can take this class. Don't let the word intermediate scare you. This is a Foundation Paper Piecing 101 class.
All classes must be pre-paid to reserve your seat for the class. All class required materials and notions can be purchased at The Vintage Owl for 10% off at anytime before class. You can also order needed materials and notions for the class from our on-line store, and we can have them ready for you to pick up or delivery. Each class will have a minimum student requirement, and if it's not met we will notify you and arrange a refund. If you are not able to attend please notify us within 48hrs of class date to receive a refund. Due to minimum requirements for the instructors any cancellations in the 48hrs prior to the class date we will not offer a refund. Receive a 10% discount off of purchase when you sign up for a class.
Elizabeth is a mother and a wife and is also the manager at The Vintage Owl! Elizabeth has a BFA in Studio Art and began sewing not long after college. She comes from multiple generations of artists, crafters, and makers. She would love to share her passion with others.