Still Cleaning


I am hard at work preparing my kits for my last class.  I seem to have been cutting bias binding forever! 

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Well, the thing is once you have cut that fabric on the bias there isn't a lot you can do with the left over fabric.  It sits in the draw trying to fool you that there is more fabric there than there actually is.

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So, I have cut up all the left overs.  I'm going to have a lot of items with blue edges!

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I always worry that students will think I am charging too much for the kits.  This kit will cost $25.00 for 6 items one of which is a pipe edged cushion.  Then I found another class offered elsewhere where the class cost $105.00 and you had to buy the materials yourself. ( My class is only $60.00.)

Screen Shot 2022-07-04 at 5.27.33 pm The best tutorial I have every seen for sewing pipe edged cushion with a hidden zip is on You Tube from 'The windmill workshop'.  I always include a link to this site with my class.  The zip, in particular has to be done numerous times to get the technique memorised.

(My class in now full.)



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I find people don't have a true sense of what materials cost, so you just have to make sure that you don't make a loss, and be prepared to explain yourself - although it does help when other people charge more!

Carolyn Foley

I will make a loss as 2 people didnt turn up although they had paid their tuition fee.

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