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Back to Basics Beginners Placemats



We are excited to offer this Back To Basics Class 

This is a great two-day project to spruce up your Christmas table or choose your own theme and learn techniques on a smaller project. 

Techniques you will learn:

Fabric Selection
Use of rotary cutters and rulers
Follow a Pattern
Quilting Techniques for your finished placemats


Please be aware of our COVID-19 precautions during classes. Masks are required when moving around the classroom. We respectfully ask you to wear your mask in the store. When you are sitting at your sewing machine, you are welcome to take it off. Seating arrangements will be a minimum of six feet apart.  Class size is limited to six students to ensure safe physical distancing.

In the event, The Fabric Shop needs to cancel the class we will issue a store credit towards another class.

The Fabric Shop respects copyright laws. Patterns or books may be required for some classes.
Class supplies are eligible for a 10% discount.


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Beginner
Materials Included: Quilt-As-You-Go Fat Quarter Placemat Pattern included
Requirements: Fabric Requirements: Four coordinating Fat quarters 1 metre backing fabric 1 metre batting - I like the placemat batting 0.6 metre for binding, cut in 2-1/2" strips or 2-1/4" Basting spray i.e. 505 spray Basic Sewing Supplies Pattern is included in the price of the class. What to bring to class: Sewing machine, power cord, foot pedal, accessories and instruction manual WALKING FOOT IS PREFERRED Neutral thread and 2-3 bobbins wound for your machine, bring a few empty bobbins Basic sewing supplies (rotary cutter, scissors (one for paper and one for fabric), seam ripper, measuring tape, ruler, marking pencil or pen, pins, tweezers, pen and paper for notes) We have large tables with cutting mats, rulers and iron stations for your use. If you prefer a small cutting mat, pressing station and small iron to have at your table, this is optional
Instructor: Carolyn Clarke
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Pattern included. 10% discount on class supplies.

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