TREE SKIRT CLASS WITH LIZ AND LISA
Saturday, November 9, 2019
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 3613 North Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL
Registration Fee: $124.99
CLASS KIT (included in registration fee):
· Small Tree Skirt Template (24” template makes 48” diameter tree skirt)
· Fabric (approx. 5 yds)
o Two top fabrics, 1¼ yards each
o Backing fabric, 54” square
o Binding fabric, ½ yard
· Batting—54” square
This 48” diameter Christmas tree skirt features two alternating fabrics, matching backing, quilting, and binding. Students will learn cutting with our templates and cutters, sandwiching the quilt layers, different basting options, cutting bias strips for binding, and attaching the binding to straight and both convex and concave curved edge. Learning or brushing up on these skills will come in handy in your future projects.
ALSO PROVIDED BY MARTELLI FOR THE ON-SITE CLASS:
· Cutters, Mats, and Cutting Tables
o Non-Martelli cutting tools are not permitted.
· Ironing Station
· Binding clips
BRING WITH YOU:
· Coordinating thread (red, green, black, white)
· Basting Options—Please bring one of the following:
o Large safety pins
o Basting spray (preferred brands are June Taylor or 505)
· Seam Ripper
· Marking Instrument
· Binding clips (bring your own if you have a preferred option)
PREP WORK BEFORE CLASS
1. None required.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
LISA GIFFORD—Lisa’s love of arts and crafts began in childhood, sharing in the experience of her Mom and Grandma sewing, quilting, crocheting, gardening, etc. Lisa has dabbled in many different arts and crafts since then, but her love of quilting took over about 6 years ago when she was reintroduced to the art by her best friend, Brooke. Lisa enjoys making quilts and gifts for friends and family.
LIZ LITTLEJOHN—Liz has been sewing and quilting for over 30 years. She sews, knits, and crochets—but quilting is her passion! Liz has a love of fabric and putting color together. Liz loves trying new techniques and always loves sharing and learning from her customers and teaching classes.