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NEW DATE!!! Machine Applique w/Barb Alonzi 10:00a-2:00p

Have you been wanting to try machine applique but didn't know where to start or what you need? Barb has you covered! Your kit includes the pattern, fabric and Soft Fuse to make a mini wallhanging in plenty of time for fall. Barb will show you how to prepare your pattern, fusible web, plan your fabric pieces, cut, fuse and most importantly how to get in and out of the edges of your pieces with the perfect machine blanket stitch.

Old fat quarter with some scraps for practice
Sewing Machine in good working order with applique foot or clear foot--(Need to be able to zig-zag or blanket stitch with foot.)
Fabric scissors
Paper scissors
Thread to match the fabrics in the kit or black thread (See picture above.)
Regular sewing supplies (seam ripper, extra machine needles, pins, etc.)
Rotary Cutter with sharp blade
Ruler (at least 8"x1" or larger)
Cutting mat (recommended but do have some at shop to use)
Klutz glove (recommended but optional)
Kit (You will receive your kit in class - Choose from The Gathering - acorns, My Christmas Tree or Guiding Light - reindeer)

We do have a few rules:

- Please practice general politeness and refrain from using profanity and inappropriate talk 

- When using your cell phone, please step away from the classroom to take calls 

- Children are not allowed in the classroom unless they are attending a children's class or special arrangements have been made (ie. nursing mothers). 

- Others may have allergies, please refrain from wearing heavy perfumes, lotions or sprays 

- Covered beverages and snacks are allowed - there is a mini fridge and microwave available for your use. Please dispose of trash appropriately. 

- Please allow time to tidy your work area before departing. 

- Any questions or concerns, please ask staff or teacher. 

- Our classroom has become a temporary haven for quilter's to get away from daily stresses and enjoy their love of quilting together, please respect the classroom and your fellow quilters.

By registering for this class/sew day registration pageI acknowledge the following: I agree to release and hold harmless First City Quilts LLC from any and all claims or liability related to any accident that may arise as a result of my participation in this program. I understand that sewing includes the use of machines, needles, scissors and other tools. These activities include risks that can cause or lead to injury. I grant permission to operate machines and to use tools and equipment. I give permission for first aid and/or medical treatment to be given if the need arises. PHOTOGRAPHIC RELEASE: I grant to First City Quilts LLC, its representatives and employees the right to take photographs of me in connection with sewing classes/sew days. I authorize First City Quilts LLC its assigns and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that First City Quilts LLC may use such photographs of me for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content. I have read and understand the above. REFUNDS & WITHDRAWAL POLICY: You may withdraw from a class/sew day up to 3 (three) business days prior to the start date to receive a full refund or store credit. After that time, no refunds will be issued. First City Quilts LLC reserves the right to suspend a participant in a program due to inappropriate behavior. No refunds will be given for any participant who has been suspended from a program. There are NO refunds or credits for student absences. CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY: Classes are cancelled if Leavenworth and/or Lansing Schools have closed or have early dismissal due to weather. Notification via email will be attempted but not guaranteed if a class is cancelled due to poor weather conditions. Efforts will be made to make-up weather cancelled classes but are not guaranteed. Any class cancellations due to an illness of the instructor will be made-up or refunded. Make ups are not guaranteed. Refunds will not be offered due to a participant’s inability to partake in missed make-up sessions. Refunds or class make-ups are not guaranteed due to a participant’s illness or any other reason and are offered at the discretion of the instructor. Make-up classes for private and semi-private students can be scheduled with a minimum of one week’s notice.

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: Barb Alonzi
Instructor Bio: Barb is a retired school teacher and an avid quilter. You can see some of her applique work on our shop models.
Class fee only, required kit $10.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
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    Leavenworth, KS 66048

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