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Shine on Little Star! Mini-Star of Light Ornaments

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018, 1 – 5 pm 

Where: Sew Downtown, 3820 10th St., Greeley, CO 

Cost: $35.00 plus Christmas RAPPing and materials 

Make a charming ornament with sharp points to sparkle on your tree this holiday season while learning to paper-piece! 

Paper-piecing is a fun, easy way to get sharp points that all line up. Follow the numbers on the paper-piecing foundation sheet and voila! You are done. 

Come be empowered to paper-piece the Mini-Star of Light block featured in Christmas RAPPing by Margaret Brewster Willingham and Nan Baker. Learn the tips and tricks to paper-piece like a pro. 

Choose 3 fabrics to make your star shine from the highest boughs of your tree. Will you choose classic red, gold & green or Blue, gold and yellow? It’s so fun and easy you’ll want to make a tree full of Mini-Star of Light ornaments, and give them as gifts. 

This workshop will be taught by author/ pattern designer, Margaret Brewster Willingham, of Eye of the Beholder Quilt Designs. 

Supply List*

Mini-Star of Light: Paper-Piecing foundation pattern (4” x 4”) on page A3 of by Margaret Brewster Willingham & Nan Baker. (Paper piecing foundation provided by instructor) 

1 Fat Quarter Blue (B), background, backing 

1 Fat Quarter Yellow 1 (Y1), Star points, center diamond 

1 Fat Quarter Yellow 2 (Y2), center diamond halo 

1 – 4 ½” x 4 ½”squares batting (optional) 

1 – 1 ¾” x 3” rectangle Soft Fuse or other paper-backed iron-on fusible 

1 - 5” lengths of gold or blue ribbon for hanger 

Thread that matches your fabric for stitching 

Iron, ironing surface 

Cutting mat 

Add-a-Quarter Ruler or other quilting ruler ( 4 ½” square helpful) 

Postcard helpful 

Pins 

Small, sharp scissors 

Sewing machine with a 90/14 needle