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Treasured Memory Bag

Maude May
9:00 - 4:30
Fri/Sat March 21-22

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$ 365  

Please note this project needs a sewing machine with a free motion and a zig zag foot, the venue will have a few loaner machines to share. You may bring your own if you live locally. Please be familiar with using a sewing machine.

All those photos on your phone; favorite times with friends & family, spectacular garden flowers, your first prized tomato, cherished pet(s), cooking masterpieces, stunning sunrises & sunsets and more . . . what to do with them?  Let’s stitch a Treasured Memory Bag© honoring a cherished remembrance using several of those photos that have been languishing on your photo stream. Not only do these bags commemorate something special, they are also incredibly handy for: storing yarns, organizing small trinkets, holding a gift, even corralling colored pencils, pens and a travel journal.
In this class you’ll learn the following:
• basic fabric collage
• simple quilt piecing (either with a sewing machine or by hand)
• embroidery stitches, including running stitch, French knots, stem and satin stitches
• ink jet printing of photographs on cotton or linen
• embroidery and embellishment techniques
• fabric bag and lining construction, machine sewing 

Materials Fee $20 paid at beginning of class includes:

assorted fabric scraps, threads, embroidery floss, embroidery hoops, sewing machine threads, interfacing, ink jet
printer & computer, linen & cotton fabric (for photo printing), cording or ribbon (for bag ties), detailed handouts,
chocolate & more 

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

several favorite images (from phone or photo album), fabrics you’d like to include in your Treasured Memory Bag©, fabric for your bag lining (1/2 yard), cutting matt, 18”ruler, fabric scissors, thimble (if you use one), iron and ironing pad (if you have one) 


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For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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