Our Guest Speaker for November will be Anne Unrein.
A creative lifetime quilter, Annie Unrein of Patterns by Annie and ByAnnie.com has been designing patterns and teaching since 2000. Annie is the creator of ByAnnie’s Soft and Stable®, an innovative product she designed to add body, stability and a professional finish to purses, bags, home decor items, and more.
Her quilts and designs have been published in Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting, Quilt, Quilter’s Newsletter, and Memory Makers magazines.
With a focus on practical and useful projects, Annie’s patterns appeal to a sewists of all ages and levels and serve as a great base for classes. Annie’s goal is to write patterns that are easy to understand with complete instructions to guide you every step of the way.
A popular Craftsy instructor, BERNINA Ambassador, and official Superior Threads Educator, Annie has a broad range of information to share from using the proper supplies and equipment to easy techniques that give professional results.
WORKSHOP REVIEW – November 15th at the American Lutheran Church
9:00 to 4:00 (Includes Lunch)
Annie Unrein’s November Workshop will be her catch-all caddy using Soft and Stable. Register now and save your place. This class will cost approximately $60.
By Annie’s pattern: Catch All Caddy – $10, available from Programs
Soft and Stable stabilizer, white or black, 18″ x 58“, approx. $12 (no substitutes, please)
9″ Zipper, or longer
Main fabric: 1 yard
Lining fabric: 1 yard
Contrasting fabric: 1 yard
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU AVOID STRIPES OR DIRECTIONAL FABRIC.
Thread to match fabrics
Mid-weight fusible interfacing for inner dividers: 10″ x 25“
1-1/2″ strapping for handle tabs: four 10″ pieces
1-1/2″ hardware: four rectangle rings
Foam core or heavy cardboard for bottom: 6″ x 12-1/2″
Basic sewing supplies: including #90/14 Topstitch needles, a stiletto, pins (the large yellow-topped quilting pins work best), scissors, chalk marker.
Wonder Clips are highly recommended.
Rotary cutter and rulers.
Sewing machine with walking foot, 1/4″ foot, and zipper foot.
Extension table for your machine.
SOFT AND STABLE, ZIPPERS, INTERFACING, HARDWARE AND OTHER SUPPLIES ARE AVAILABLE AT www.ByAnnie.com.
(Soft and Stable does NOT come in the finishing kit.)
Also available is an optional finishing kit for the Catch All Caddy, and you specify the color of the hardware and zipper; cost is $17.95. www.byannie.com/finishing-kits
BEFORE ANNIE’S CLASS: Cut out the fabric, Soft and Stable, and interfacing pieces according to the Cutting Instructions on page 2 of the pattern. Layer, quilt and cut out the pieces as directed in Step A (1 and 2) on page 2 of the pattern.