Class Supply List

For all classes:
  • Sewing machine, power strip or extension cord
  • Sewing kit—whatever YOU need to sew (and/or fuse) to work well and comfortably
  • 4' x 8' piece of fleece, flannel, or batting to pin to design surface
  • Masking tape
  • Large cutting mat—size 23" x 17" is recommended
  • Rotary cutter
  • Cutting rulers:
    • Straight edge, recommended size: 24" x 6"
    • Large square, recommended size: 12" to 15"
  • Fabric and paper scissors
  • Sketch pad, size: 9" x 11"
  • Sharpie pens
  • Pencil for sketching
  • Pen for taking notes (don’t worry, they’ll be brief)
  • Notepad
  • Collect and bring to class pictures of art work, landscapes, images that you like:
    • Use magazines, postcards, calendars, photos, etc.
    • Include intriguing color combinations (e.g., from advertisements)
  • Optional:
    • “Chalk type” pencils or fabric markers
    • Pad of tracing paper, size 9" x 11"
    • Glue stick or the like

Fabric for all classes:
  • Fabrics you like to work with or want to explore
  • Include some solids, mottled, hand dyed, “solid-ish” fabrics
  • Fat quarters to 1-yard pieces
  • Good range of colors
  • Range of values dark to light
    (some very light, some very dark, include some solid black)

Additional supplies for
Structure & Variations: Black Fabric Sketch and The ABCs of Compositon

(5-day class)

Bring all from the lists above, plus:
  • 1 to 3 yards of black cotton fabric, depending on duration of class
  • Printed, solid, or hand dyed/painted fabrics—those dramatic ones you haven’t been able to cut into
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