FABRIC ROPE BASKET • Sewing Class, March 10 (9-1 pm) Saturday

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Learn to make a fabric-wrapped rope basket in this fun class. The possibilities are endless! We will have examples of different shapes, sizes, and products (bowl, platter, bowl with lid or handles, etc). Once you learn the basic technique with your sewing machine and get a few tips, you can make any of those forms. In the class, you will make a small, round bowl. The rope is included in the class fee.

• coiling
• zigzag stitch
• cutting fabric strips
• rope-wrapping

MATERIALS REQUIRED • 10% off at Cattywampus for class participants
• sewing machine
• 1-2 yards light to medium weight fabric (lawn, chambray, quilting cotton - if using multiple fabrics, make each one a 1/2 yard)
• matching thread
• bobbin
• rotary cutter
• ruler
• tailor's chalk/pen

TIME • 4 hours

PREREQUISITE • Sewing Machine 101 or equivalent basic sewing machine skills

TEACHER • Denise Thomas is the ultimate home sewer and crafty lady. She's been teaching kids and adults to sew for decades and isn't showing any signs of slowing down. Denise was the home economics teacher in Ojai before the program was sadly eliminated from the school district. Take a class with Denise and you'll come away happy, for sure!

Classes cannot be refunded if the event is within 5 days. Classes may be canceled within 2 days of the event if there are not enough registrations, in which case a full refund would be provided.