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Hand Stitch Denim Zipper Pouch with Karen Womack

March 15, 2019 3:00 pm
March 15, 2019 6:00 pm


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Class Title: Hand Stitch Denim Zipper Pouch

Teacher Name: Karen Womack

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Fee: $45.00

Class Day/Time: Friday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Class Description:

Learn Boro stitching (Japanese hand embroidery) and a simple zipper insertion as you make a zipper pouch. Recycle or upcycle denim jeans into patchwork embellished with hand embroidery.  Boro, a style of big stitch utility quilting, is based on running stitches done without a hoop. Apply what you have learned to clothing for a trending, upscale “distressed” look at a fraction of the price!

Level: Beginner and up, must have basic sewing skills & knowledge

Registration necessary, class size limited to 15

Supplies needed:       

  1. Pouch outside:  denim patchwork, 2 pieces 6×10 inches, OR 1/3 yard denim fabric
  2. Pouch inside (lining): cotton fabric or muslin – one fat quarter 18 x 22 OR 1/3 yard
  3. zipper, 12 inches, polyester or metal
  4. fusible interfacing, heavyweight 1/3 yard

KIT AVAILABLE – $12 payable to instructor the day of class. Includes items 1 through 4 listed above:

2-6×10 pieces denim/fabric patchwork, muslin lining, black or navy metal zipper, & heavyweight fusible interfacing

METAL ZIPPERS AVAILABLE – $2 each, black, payable to instructor the day of class.

  1. basic sewing supplies – scissors, straight pins, ruler or tape measure, seam ripper, white or light marking pencil if you have one.
  2. Optional: rotary supplies for trimming – rotary cutter, small ruler & mat  12 to 18 inches
  3. optional – yarn scraps (at least 10 inches long, fingering, or sock weight), perle cotton size 3 or 5, or embroidery thread in your choice of colors.

Materials Fee: $3.00 for color handout, embroidery threads, needles, practice fabric

Homework: *Class sample was made by sewing together patches from recycled jeans. You will need two rectangles, each 6 x 10 inches.

Pfaff sewing machines will be provided for you in class by Thornton Co.

A 3.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.

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