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Workshop: English Paper Piecing/Sew Together

  • Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum 1100 Canal Street Ottawa, IL, 61350 United States (map)

Join us for a great English Paper Piecing class taught by Shelley Serby! You are welcome to attend the class or just sew on your own projects all day. 

Class Description

Join the slow stitching movement and learn to English Paper Piece!

In this class, you will learn how to handle and sew many different EPP shapes starting with the easy hexagon, then move on to diamonds and even the apple core.  I’ll also show you several ways to fussy cut. Sign up with Beth. Cost of the class is $5. I will supply papers for you to try the different shapes.  

Cost: $10 for EPP class or $5 for Sew-Together

Supply List: 


Small to medium size scrap fabric

#11 milliners needle

Thread (I like SewFine but bring what you have)

Glue pen and a refill if you have one.  We’ll use it for basting. 

Needle threader

Cheaters if you use them

Earlier Event: October 19
October Meeting
Later Event: November 16
November Meeting