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Sat, Feb 15


Hello Stitch Studio

Sew a Scrappy Improv Potholder

Learn how to make a gorgeous, quilt-as-you-go potholder. This project is a fun skill-builder and makes the perfect present!

This class is SOLD OUT! Please contact us if you would like to be put on the waitlist.
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Sew a Scrappy Improv Potholder
Sew a Scrappy Improv Potholder

Time & Location

Feb 15, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Hello Stitch Studio, 1708 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703, USA

About the Event

Is getting ready for the holidays stressing you out? Join us for a quick pick-me-up by sewing a Scrappy Improv Quilted Potholder! This potholder is a beautiful and functional addition to anyone's kitchen, and it makes a great gift!

This class will cover:

  • An improvisational quilt-as-you go technique
  • How to smoothly apply bias tape and work with curved edges

Skill level: ✂️✂️✂️

You've been sewing for a while and you have a pretty good handle on the basics. You're looking to delve into more advanced techniques, like working with bias tape and sewing curves.

Supplies: All materials for one potholder are included, however if you have a specific style or colorway in mind, please bring your own fabric scraps and thread.

About the instructor: 

Valerie Gibbins is a native of Oakland and a lifelong sewist. She recently moved back to the Bay Area after attending graduate school in Philadelphia and working as a Textile Designer in North Carolina. Her obsession with fabric and passion for creating with her hands has provided her with knowledge in multiple areas of design: apparel, textiles, and accessories. In addition to her design knowledge, Valerie brings her teaching experience to Hello Stitch, where she hopes to encourage confidence in everyone's creative abilities. 

Cancellation Policy:

Class fees are transferable to another class or to studio credit if cancellation is made at least 72 hours before class. If cancellations are made after the 72 hour advance window has passed, we will not be able to issue refunds or studio credits. You can, however transfer the class to a friend. Read all of our studio policies HERE.

Age Policy:

Youth age 14 and up may register for adult classes. In order to participate in class, all minors will need a signed parental consent form. If you will not be dropping your student off at the first session of class, please contact us and we will email you a form to fill out and send with your child.

 Members use the coupon code IMAMEMBER at checkout to get a 15% off of the class cost. Interested in becoming a member? Find out more HERE!


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