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Perfect Points with Foundation Paper Piecing with Liz Granberg-Jerome

Jump start your quilting to a new level by learning how to foundation paper piece! This technique allows you to create more complex blocks with shapes that aren't easily traditionally pieced. You'll get sharp points effortlessly! By learning the basics, you can then take on larger projects with knowledge and helpful tips.
Wednesday, February 28 from 1:00-3:00pm, Lumberyard Arts Center

You'll begin by making an 8" star block made up of four 4" matching units. This free pattern, offered by Carol Doak, provides you with a small project that is great to practice on. Learning how to place fabric on the paper, flip it over and sew from the paper side following the stitch lines take practice.

Fabrics needed:
Four fat quarters as follows:
    One neutral for background
    Three in coordinating colors for star spikes

Supply list:

Rotary cutter and self-healing mat
Add-a-Quarter ruler
Clover seam roller (or similar)
Elmer's white or clear glue stick
Sewing scissors/snips
Pins and pincushion or container
Seam ripper
60 weight (recommended) neutral sewing thread to blend with fabric (light gray or cream blend well with most fabrics)
Sewing machine (bring instruction book and accessories)
Quarter inch foot for sewing machine
Iron and ironing mat or wool pad
Extension cord/power strip

This class is co-sponsored by the Lumberyard Arts Center and Quilters' Paradise as part of the Quilt Capital of Kansas programming.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Great for all levels of quilters!
Materials Included: One large cutting mat and ironing station provided in studio.
Instructor: Liz Granberg-Jerome
Instructor Bio: Liz Granberg-Jerome, a teacher at Quilters' Paradise since 2015, brings 10+ years of quilting experience, on top of 50+ years of sewing, to the classroom. She works well with all students, working with each to ensure everyone in her classes succeeds. While her passion lies with One Block Wonder 60 degree triangle quilts, she has taught a wide variety of classes for Quilters' Paradise since 2015.
Class fee includes paper foundations

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
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Quilters' Paradise Quilt Shop, owned and run by Sharon Vesecky, opened its doors in its current location on January 3, 1989.