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Umbrella Class

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Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Requirements: Here is what you need: Umbrella with 8 panels all of the same allover fabric: 2 yards of quilting cotton Good fabric cutting scissors crummy paper cutting scissors thread to match your project (I always use a medium to light gray as it blends right in with the fabric). tape glue stick pins 8 safety pins that are about 1 inch to 1 1/4 inches long hand stitching needle water proofing spray (to be done in the privacy of your own yard, not in class) small piece of velcro?1? x 1? both the hook and loop sides small ruler for rotary cutting rotary cutter small rotary cutting mat object for turning a tube right sides out (turning bodkin or something like this. A blunt pencil will also do). Supply list for making umbrella with every other panel a different color (alternating 2 colors) 1 1/2 yards of one fabric 1 1/2 yards of another coordinating fabric same remainder of items listed above Supply list for one way print: 3 yards of fabric same supply list as above
Instructor Bio: Marcia Opien is a Duluth native and resides in Lakeside with her husband Bill of 39 years and her rescue dog, Shelby. She graduated from UMD with an education and art degree in the 70's. Marcia retired a few 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.
Please bring a bag lunch

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