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In this class you will learn to sew a pillowcase using the hot dog method, leaving no raw seams!

*We appreciate you purchasing fabric for the class in the store as this way we can keep the prices on the class lower and share your creations on social media! Thank you for understanding.*

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details:
Requirements: Precut pillowcase kits are available for purchase at the store if you want to skip the design and cutting process. You'll need quilt shop quality material, 42? wide, 100% cotton. (If you use flannel, please pre-wash/dry and iron before bringing to class). See below for yardage requirements. Sewing Machine - (If you do not own a machine, there are two available in the classroom please let us know if you need to use one so we can reserve it). Thread, Pins, Scissors, Rotary Cutter, Sewing Ruler, There are two irons available with an ironing station in the classroom. However, some people may prefer to bring their own iron and small portable ironing board. Yardage requirements for ONE standard pillowcase: 3/4 yard for main body fabric. Note: If you are using a directional print, purchase 1 1/2 yard of fabric. 1/4 yard for edge fabric. 1/4 yard for coordinating accent strip.
Instructor: Marcia Opien
Instructor Bio: Marcia Opien is a Duluth native and resides in Lakeside with her husband Bill of 34 years and her rescue dog, Shelby. She graduated from UMD with an education and art degree in the 70?s. Marcia retired three years ago from ALLETE after a 33 year long career as an IT professional. Since retiring, she now has time to return to sewing quilts, clothes, purses, aprons and homemade gifts for relatives, friends and charities. Marcia loves to sew and shares her enthusiasm with everyone she meets. She encourages all to challenge themselves and take the time to sew with the Marcia NO fear, NO failure, NO frustration philosophy. In other words, have FUN.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.