We are happy to resume classes in our 900-square-foot classroom. If you prefer private lessons, we can arrange that too. Just drop by or call the shop at (401) 337-5578. Masks are required.
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Make a Jelly Roll Rug with Maria (two sessions)
October 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
One event on October 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm
October 8, 6:00 to 7:00 pm and October 15, 6:00 to 9:00 pm | $70 | Registration required
Using a Jelly Roll, batting, and a sewing machine with a zigzag stitch, you can create this 30″ x 40″ rug. There’s a sample in the shop that you have to see as you’ll be amazed at the texture or even that it originated from a Jelly Roll.
The shop sample uses just half a pack so you can even make a larger one, if you’d like. Or start with the smaller one, learn the technique in class, and make a larger one on your own.
If your sewing machine doesn’t have a zigzag stitch, no problem; you can rent one of our Janome machines.
The Jelly Roll Rug class is a lot of fun and you will be able to complete one rug in 2 days. This rug looks great in any room of your house; it also makes a great gift for a baby or wedding shower.
Jelly Roll Rug pattern
-1 jelly roll consisting of 40-42 2 ½ x 42-inch strips
1 ¼ yards of 100% cotton batting 96 inches wide cut into 2 ½ inch strips before class*
*There is a special iron-on tape (Bosal strips fusible or non-fusible strips) which can replace the 2 ½ inch batting strips; ask about it at the shop. If you use this, you do not need to cut the 1 ¼ yards of 100% cotton batting.
Other tools needed:
-a rotary cutting mat
-long ruler, rotary cutter
-sewing machine in good working order or you can rent one from the shop
-size 14-18 Jeans sewing machine needle
-1 large spool of thread with 4 or 5 pre-wound bobbins
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