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Autumn's Awesome Go Anywhere Tote

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Autumn's Awesome Go Anywhere Tote

From Friday, July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019 Grand Ely Lodge

Autumn’s Awesome Go-Anywhere Tote

with Autumn Cole

To register:  https://elyfolkschool.coursestorm.com/course/autumn-s-awesome-go-anywhere-tote1?sort=date#!

Friday, July 19, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tuition: $80 Materials: $5.00

This attractive and practical tote can be used as a purse or a carryall for work or projects. It has two large pockets in the inside, is lightweight, washable, and stands upright. It is a great introduction to quilting, as one will learn about rotary cutting, piecing, batting, quilting, and finishing touches. You'll have fun making it and will receive so many compliments on your unique Go Anywhere Tote, you'll be glad you did.

You’ll need to buy your choice of fabric ahead of time, which with supplies will cost about $30. This total includes the 10% discount at Mary’s Spinning Wheel (located in Ely) that Ely Folk School class participants receive. She will have the list of supplies on hand and can also help you choose appropriate fabric. The shop hours vary, so check before you go!

Your supply list for this 11" X 14" X 4" tote:

4 fat quarters of different fabric or 36 five-inch squares (charm pack)

1 yard of complementary fabric for lining and handles

1-1/2 yards of Pellon 987F fusible fleece

1 one-inch button

2 spools of 110 yds of Gutermann thread to match the lining fabric.

The Folk School has sewing machines, but bring your own sewing machine with its manual, if possible, so you can work with a familiar machine. Other sewing supplies will be provided.

About the instructor: Autumn Cole enjoys creating unique and colorful quilts, purses and bags, aprons, and more. She has taught sewing classes for many years, including at the Ely Folk School where some of her quilts and other sewn items are offered for sale.

Autumn says, “As a psychologist, I have enjoyed teaching psychology classes at various colleges, and as a certified Happiness Coach, I teach classes on the keys to happiness. I enjoy teaching!”