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Paper Piecing - Watermelon Placemats

Judy Niemeyer's Watermelon Placemat pattern is required.  Please call the shop to reserve one and to receive your 15% class discount for this purchase

Watermelon Placemats Workshop Supply List

Pattern and Foundation Papers

  •         Available at Quilting Bits and Pieces


Fabric - Fabric requirements are listed on the back of the pattern, however it is sometimes confusing. So here is a little more info:

  •         Since these are placemats and will probably be washed, prewashing is recommended.
  •         You can use all red (watermelon) or do each one a different fruit – orange, lemon, lime, apple, etc.
  •         Light Blue – (background) 1/2 yard
  •         Light Green – (middle rind) 1/2 yard
  •         Med/Dark green – (inner rind) 3/4 yard
  •         Dark green – (outer rind) 3/8 yard
  •         Black (or a lighter or darker red) – (inside and seeds) – 1/2 yard.
  •         Red – (best part – the juicy inside) – 1 yard


Sewing Supplies

  •         Working machine with a quarter inch foot and open toe foot. Machine should have variable stitch length down to 1.8
  •         Rotary mat, cutter (with new blade), and 6 x 12 inch ruler (or similar)
  •         Iron and pressing mat (may be available in classroom)
  •         Fabric and paper scissors, seam ripper, and other typical sewing supplies


Paper Piecing Supplies

  •         Large Paper Clips
  •         Stapler
  •         At least 3 One gallon zip lock bags and Sharpie to label
  •         Paper scissors
  •         Water soluble Glue stick (Elmers or Uhu)(limited quantities available for purchase)
  •         Sew Line Glue Pen (available at QBP)
  •         Add a Quarter Ruler (available at QBP)
  •         Seam roller (optional)

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Learn the basics of Paper Piecing
Instructor: Denise Stahl

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.