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Browse through the class list below then schedule a lecture or workshop by Adele Scott for your next event or retreat. Adele's presentations are fun, challenging and fill-up fast. Check out her calendar then reserve you date today with the form at the bottom of the page.

Easy Mitered Scalloped Border Pillow

This eye-catching pillow uses techniques that seem like magic for these mitered corners and dramatic scalloped edges. We will also use an easy zipper insertion method and learn how to prevent dog-eared corners. a little machine quilting will add the finishing touch to the  "fussy cut" center.

Supplies: Sewing Machine with accessories, walking foot, free-motion foot and zipper foot. 
Book - Just Around the Corner - Karl M. Carr
Fabric: Center fussy cut  - 9 1/2" square (could also be a machine embroidery or a quilt block)
Tiny flange around center - 1 1" width of fabric
Border (brown in picture) - 2 strips-5 1/4" x 19" and 2 strips - 5 1/4" x 9" 
Back (includes zipper flange) - 18 1/2" x 22"
1 20" zipper
Wonder Tape, Fabric Marker, Matching Threads
Thread for scallop stitching - Bottom Line, 40wt rayon or 60th cotton

Rulers Rule!

Rulers Rule! - Do you have a drawer full of rulers that you do not know how to use? Are you tired of purchasing one ruler that will only do one job? This program will solve your problems. You’ll learn which rulers can “multitask” and which ruler is the better option for a specific job. Also learn about notions that help rulers do their job easier. Includes a trunk show of specialty ruler sample quilts. [Combine with a hands-on workshop (Ruler Round Robin) to use those rulers sitting in your sewing room or try before you buy.]

Supplies: Bring your rulers of choice and I'll bring mine

Fabrics - light, medium, and dark fabrics to play, leftover 2 1/2" strips, leftover squares
General sewing supplies
Skill Level:
Materials Included:
Sample ruler to try

Reversible Bargello Table-runner

This reversible quilt-as-you-go runner with easy Bargello is the perfect opportunity to make two runners at the same time. Think different holidays or seasons or just being able to turn it over for a change of scenery.
Skill Level:
Supplies: Fabric - Bargello section - 1/4 yd. of 5 different fabrics, Narrow 1st border - 1/4 yd. for each side, wide outer border - 1/3 yd. for each reversible side, Fusible fleece (Pellon 987F) or thin batting - 3/4 yd., Thread to match, quilt basting spray, rotary cutter and long ruler** e-mail for cutting prep.

Applique Options

Applique Options - Techniques, Tools and Threads: This workshop will give you many answers to common applique questions. We will sample and compare various fusible brands, try different weights and types of thread, use other up-to-the-minute products to give you professional results the easy way. Learn how to turn corners, make better curves, and what stitches will work besides regular zigzag. You'll leave with a notebook's worth of information. 6 hours   (Fusible Products/Threads 3 hours)  (Applique Methods/Techniques 3 hours).

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Contact Adele Scott and schedule a class, workshop or lecture. Adele teaches both group and individual sessions.