Heart Shaped Oven Mitt! @ The Cloth Pocket, Austin [20 September]

Heart Shaped Oven Mitt!

18:30 - 21:30

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The Cloth Pocket
5501 North Lamar Blvd #101A, Austin, Texas 78751
COST: $45

An adorable heart-shaped oven mitt; a fun project with a few new tricks. A bit of quilting, finishing with bias tape, mitering inner and outer corners.

In the following class, one will learn:

How to lay out a simple pattern on fabric
Fabric cutting
Fabric pinning
How to properly use an iron
How to sew on bias tape
How to sew mitered corners
How to make a heart shaped oven mitt from start to finish!
This class will be taught by Niku Arbabi of xostitches.net.

The course will take place on one day for 3 hours total. It is designed to accommodate 3-6 students. Pattern is included in class price.

Prerequisites: One must know how to operate a sewing machine on their own and know basic straight stitches. If you haven't touched a sewing machine in over a year, we ask that you sign up for Meet a Sewing Machine or Knowing Your Sewing Machine.

Sewing machines can be rented for $5 for the course. It is recommended that you bring a machine if you own one so that you may learn to sew on the machine that you'll be using the most.

(those marked with * are available for sale at The Cloth Pocket at 10% off for those taking the course)
-Sewing machine (one can be rented for $5 for the course)
— *1/4 yard (cotton broadcloth or linen/cotton) or fat quarter for main heart
— *1/4 yard (cotton broadcloth) or fat quarter for pockets
— *10x10" piece of InsulBrite
— *10x10" piece of cotton batting
— *1 package double fold bias tape
— *Thread to match bias tape
— *Wonderclips
optional but helpful:
— Walking foot that fits your sewing machine
— *Curved large size quilting safety pins

Basic tool kit:
-*Fabric scissors
-*Straight pins
-*Seam/hem gauge
-*Thread snippers
-*Seam ripper
-*Fabric marking pen or tailor’s chalk
-*Extra sewing machine needles (size 80/12 and 90/14)
-*Clear grid ruler
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