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Class Schedule

Now that you’ve tamed the tension on your machine, you’re ready to learn alternate uses for the straight line ruler. You will learn double crosshatching and crosshatching on the diagonal. We will also begin using a second ruler, Bernina 4-in-1 ruler or Westalee arc ruler (the same one we are using for the straight line stitching). We will make 2 more blocks, similar to the last one we made in Ruler Work 101. The difference in the look of the new blocks 

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before class to set up your machine.


Instructor: Marilynn Bouclin

Time: 10:30-12:30

Date: January 10, 2018

Class Fee: $30.00


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Supplies: All materials listed below are carried by Blaine’s.
Machine with ruler foot, foot pedal and some kind of extension table***
Sewing machine manual, just in case
Small screwdriver to adjust bobbin case, if necessary.
Quilting Needle for your machine, 90/14.
Threads for top and bobbin- your choice of color
Ruler with the straight edge
Bernina 4-in-1 ruler or Westalee straight edge/arc ruler
Machingers (gloves for gripping fabric.)
(4) 8 inch square muslin quilt sandwiches. We will assemble them during class.
Spray baste. I recommend 505. 
Supreme Slider (a mat you place on your machine to help your material move)
Self-threading needles
Marking pen. I recommend the blue, wash away one or Frixion pen.
Spacing Gauge
Any other notions you need for sewing
***Ruler Work 103 will use the 4-in-1 Bernina Ruler for continuous curves and scallops or the Westalee Scallop Ruler, if you decide to continue.***


You’ve pieced your top and quilted it. Now for the binding. Are you having trouble mitering the corners or joining those last 2 ends? Do you hate hand sewing? Then this class is for you. We’ll learn some tips for making the binding and attaching it to your quilt. The class includes a 3-page handout with photos so you will be able to practice this skill again and again.

When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 10:30- 12:30

Cost: $25.00

Teacher: Marilynn Bouclin

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Supplies: All materials listed below are carried by Blaine’s.
Sewing machine with both straight stitch foot and walking foot (and manual, just in case)
Straight stitch sole plate, if you have one
Quilted top, wall hanging or large block to add binding to. Please do not trim the edge. We will do this in class.
Binding strips. You may cut them to the size you prefer to work with (2 ¼” or 2 ½”). Please do not join strips together or iron them. We will learn some tricks in class.
Quilting needle #90.
Ruler appropriate for the size of what you will be binding, i.e., if you’re binding a twin quilt, an 18” ruler would be a good choice.
Rotary cutter
Some kind of fabric marker, like Frixion or Clover chalk marker.
Matching thread for the top and bobbin
Pins (I use both flower head pins and Clover glass head pins).
Your usual sewing supplies