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Thread: Time for another Class! Bear's Paw using my technique

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    Power Poster Rhonda's Avatar
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    I am going to do another class. This time I will show you how to make a Bear's Paw using my cut down method. The purpose is to make it more accurate so you don't lose any points and to make the paws the same size easier. Every time I would make them they would be just a little bit differant in size when I got each paw done. So this way you can make sure they match easily.

    I will show you how to make a checkbook cover using this method and if anyone is interested I can show you how to make the bookmark or coin purse with the Bear's Paw. The checkbook cover could also be used to make an eyeglass case.

    You can use any size template you want and use my cut down method to make any size quilt block. But this is primarily designed to make the small version easier to do. For the checkbook cover and the coin purse you will use a 1/4" template. You can use a 1 1/2" but since we will use the cut down method this will be more leftovers than anyone would probably prefer. But if you have a 1 1/2" and want to use it feel free to do so.

    If you need a 1 1/4" template to follow along please email me at [email protected] or pm me by clicking on my name and then clicking on pm under my avatar. You will then be able to leave me a message.

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    I would like to see you sign up mostly because it helps me to know how many are interested. I enjoy giving the classes and doing the tutorials but it helps to have the feedback to know if I am doing what people want to see. So if you have any feedback good or bad please I want to hear it. It makes me uncertain when I don't get any comments. The negative helps me improve so don't hesitate to let me know.

    I will post the first class on Fri Nov 19. That way I can have time to get the templates I ordered for this and have time to get them to people.

    The first class will show you how to make the Bear's Paw quilt block
    The second class I will show you how to put together the checkbook cover.
    The third class I will show you how to make the bookmark that is if anyone is interested.
    And the fourth one I will show you how to make it into a coin purse.

    I am sure we will have lots of fun with this one!!

    Here is a checkbook I made using the Bear's Paw and a coin purse I made and a Bookmark. Something for you to think about. I promise you it isn't as hard to do the smaller stuff as it may seem.

    Checkbook cover
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    Bookmark
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    Coin Purse
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    I sent you a Pm - I am interested in learning more of your techniques.

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    Here's the list so far

    dream56
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    jayelee

    Thanks ladies for joining in!

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    Do you send the the templates by snail mail or email?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sadiemae
    Do you send the the templates by snail mail or email?
    The templates are hard acrylic and have to go through the snail mail.

    This is the 1 1/4" acrylic template
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    Ok I've updated the list of members signing up for this class:

    dream56
    hobo2000
    np3
    RkayD
    jayelee
    cakelsey
    Aurora
    nan4baj
    wingrider
    Becky Crafts
    bjaayoung
    Grannie-K

    We have 12 so far!

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    just sent a pm This will be fun

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    Just sent you a pm....I'd like to take this class!

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    Ok I've updated the list of members signing up for this class:

    dream56
    hobo2000
    np3
    RkayD
    jayelee
    cakelsey
    Aurora
    nan4baj
    wingrider
    Becky Crafts
    bjaayoung
    Grannie-K
    hsquiltingmom
    Momofthree
    Mrsreeves2
    greencat
    mulema
    Jennifer22206
    MerrylouW


    We have 19 so far!

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    I don't know how I missed this, but what do you mean by class.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klgreene
    I don't know how I missed this, but what do you mean by class.
    I will post a part of the lesson each week til we get to the end. Hopefully people will respond with questions and pictures. It is a chance for conversation as we go through the lesson. I stay available during that day so I can answer anything as it is posted.

    I did one for my keychain and one for the bookmarks.
    You can see them in the virtual section

    Rhonda's Workshops and Classes ( in the virtual section)
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/virtual...jsp?vsnum=1010

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    Sign me up....!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by klgreene
    Sign me up....!!!
    I'll add you to the list. You do have the 1 1/4" if I remember your last pm right? If not let me know

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    Ok I've updated the list of members signing up for this class:

    21 members now!!

    Anyone can follow along and do the work but if you are going to join in make sure you have my 1 1/4" template. Let me know if you don't have one!

    dream56
    hobo2000
    np3
    RkayD
    jayelee
    cakelsey
    Aurora
    nan4baj
    wingrider
    Becky Crafts
    bjaayoung
    Grannie-K
    hsquiltingmom
    Momofthree
    Mrsreeves2
    greencat
    mulema
    Jennifer22206
    MerrylouW
    klgreene
    kat112000

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    oh please sign me up, (have templets, you sent to me) love taking quilt A claSS!!

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    Ok I've updated the list of members signing up for this class:

    23 members now!!

    Anyone can follow along and do the work but if you are going to join in make sure you have my 1 1/4" template. Let me know if you don't have one!

    dream56
    hobo2000
    np3
    RkayD
    jayelee
    cakelsey
    Aurora
    nan4baj
    wingrider
    Becky Crafts
    bjaayoung
    Grannie-K
    hsquiltingmom
    Momofthree
    Mrsreeves2
    greencat
    mulema
    Jennifer22206
    MerrylouW
    klgreene
    kat112000
    leaha
    baskets4moo

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    Just sent you a pm. Looking forward to it!

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    Oh my gosh it's 2:00 AM I gotta scoot.

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    Sign me up too! PM mailing adrs for template.

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    Ok I've updated the list of members signing up for this class:

    27 members now!!

    Anyone can follow along and do the work but if you are going to join in make sure you have my 1 1/4" template. Let me know if you don't have one!

    dream56
    hobo2000
    np3
    RkayD
    jayelee
    cakelsey
    Aurora
    nan4baj
    wingrider
    Becky Crafts
    bjaayoung
    Grannie-K
    hsquiltingmom
    Momofthree
    Mrsreeves2
    greencat
    mulema
    Jennifer22206
    MerrylouW
    klgreene
    kat112000
    leaha
    baskets4moo
    Julie in NM
    Lynndianne
    Lady in thread
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    sign me up !!!!!!Michele

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    I'm interested in this class. Is it going to be something we can work on at our own pace. I have so many things going on right now. If we can go at our own pace, then please sign me up. Your instructions are the greatest.

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    Ok I've updated the list of members signing up for this class:

    33 members now!!

    Anyone can follow along and do the work but if you are going to join in make sure you have my 1 1/4" template. Let me know if you don't have one!

    dream56
    hobo2000
    np3
    RkayD
    jayelee
    cakelsey
    Aurora
    nan4baj
    wingrider
    Becky Crafts
    bjaayoung
    Grannie-K
    hsquiltingmom
    Momofthree
    Mrsreeves2
    greencat
    mulema
    Jennifer22206
    MerrylouW
    klgreene
    kat112000
    leaha
    baskets4moo
    Julie in NM
    Lynndianne
    Lady in thread
    emt2004
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    Evie
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    Quote Originally Posted by maries
    I'm interested in this class. Is it going to be something we can work on at our own pace. I have so many things going on right now. If we can go at our own pace, then please sign me up. Your instructions are the greatest.
    I will write the lesson each week and you can work on it whenever you want. The lessons will remain on the board. So I signed you up!

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    I'd like to sign up too, hope it's not too late to get a template.

    Jackson2

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