Sunday, May 29, 2011
Technique of the Month
"We're pleased to offer the Judy Niemeyer Technique of the
month program. This is available through Certified Shops only. If
you missed out on May's Technique of the Month lecture, or if
you need a review, here is what was covered in class..."
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Glacier Star Pattern
We will be creating these long sharp points
that surround the lone star unit
Read through these excellent instructions
before you begin.
Follow the instructions on the top left of the page.
Cut your fabric 27.5 inches as instructed.
There are 2 pages of pattern papers
included this month
Line 1 is actually in the second section of the pattern.
Notice the green highlighted section
Unit D1 and Unit D2
Follow the Pattern Instructions and
Bag up your patterns and fabrics
The baggies will help keep your organized
Please Note the paper patterns are shaded.
This will help you with fabric placement
Certified Instructor: Jan Bressler
is ready to begin class...
We begin with the contents of Bag 1
Fold all of the papers on Line 1
D1-2 Sec 1
Your First Fabric
Apply a glue stick to the back side of the folded over pattern
Apply the glue side to the back of your first (background) fabric
Your second fabric is D-3 Sec 2
This will create those long dark points
Place the first fabric face down onto the second fabric
with right sides together
Assembly Line Fashion...
Line up all of your pattern papers and fabrics
This will keep you organized
For proper placement of fabric on the paper patterns,
be sure to allow the second fabric to stick out
on the left side of the papers
Begin sewing on Line 1
Feed the units through one right after the other
assembly line style
Snip all of the units apart
Press the seam you just sewed to one side
Fold on Line 2
Using your Add-a-Quarter Ruler
Trim off the excess
Your next fabric will be D-1 Sec 3
Sew on Line 2
Press the seam to one side
This is what your unit will look like after the first 2 seams
have been sewn
Proceed as usual and piece both D1 and D2 Units completely
Placement for D1 and D2 Units:
Piece the D1 and D2 Units
onto the Lone Star end of this larger unit.
Bring ALL of your completed units to class
Saturday, June 25, 2011