Eileen Urbanek
  • Phone: 214-448-6807

Fire Island Hosta Instructions

Fire Island Hosta

 

Supplies:

         Fire Island Hosta Pattern

          Thread to blend with your fabrics

          Iron and pressing mat                      

          Medium sized cutting mat (to fit by your machine, 17” x 24” is a good size.)

Rotary cutter  (I recommend a 45mm for cutting papers; a 60mm with new blade for cutting the many layers of fabric; and a 28 mm for use by your machine when you start the sewing process.)

          24 x 6 or 6 ½” Ruler

          12 x 6 or 6 ½” Ruler

          12” Add a Quarter Ruler

          6” Add a Quarter Ruler

          A piece of Template Plastic approx. 3” x 12”

          A piece of Template Plastic approx. 3” x 6”

          Sewing  Machine with a ¼” foot and an open toe foot

          A Sewline Glue Pen (or Avery, or Fons & Porter, etc)

          A Purple Thang

          .5 mm Flower head or .5 mm 1 7/8” long shank Glass head Pins

          A Stapler  (used when cutting out the papers)

          Size 70/10 Microtex Sharp sewing machine needles

          (8) 1 Gallon or 2 ½ Gallon sized Zip Loc type bags

          Medium sized Binder Clips OR Jumbo plastic coated Paper Clips

          Basic sewing items

 

What you can expect to learn in this class:

  • Judy’s technique for cutting apart the foundation papers.
  • A traditional approach to foundation paper piecing and curved piecing.
  • Judy’s process to speed up the sewing process by using Template Layout Sheets for cutting out the fabric pieces.
  • Lots of tips for making it all easier.

    Pre-Class Work: 

    This is a list of what you will need to have cut for the class.  It will include the size to cut pieces so you will be ready to use the Template Layout Sheets from the pattern.  Be sure to mark each piece you cut with what color # it is and what unit it is for.

     

    Background Fabric Color #1 –Spikey Leaf:

  • Cut (8) 6 ¾ ” x 42” strips.
    • Put (4) in Bag 1 for Unit FL-1 Background Template Layout Sheet
    • Put (4) in Bag 2 for Unit FL-2 Background Template Layout Sheet

       

       

       Accent Fabric Color #2- Spikey Leaf:

  • Cut (8) 7 ½” x 42” strips.
    • Put(4) in Bag 1 for Unit FL-1 Accent Template Layout sheet.
    • Put(4) in Bag 2 for Unit FL-2 Accent Template Layout sheet.

       

      Background Fabric Color #3-Feathered Leaf Border:

  • Cut (4) 8” x 42” strips.
    • Put in Bag 3 for Unit FL-3 Background Template Layout Sheet
  • Cut (4) 5 ½” x 42” strips.
    • Put in Bag 4 for Unit FL-4 Background Template Layout Sheet

       

      Accent Fabric Color #4 –Feathered Leaf Border:

  • Cut (4) 8” x 42” strips.
    • Put the strips in Bag 3 for Unit FL-3 Accent Template Layout Sheet
  • Cut (4) 6 ½” x 42” strips.
    • Put the strips in Bag 4 for Unit FL-4 Accent Template Layout Sheet

       

      Background Fabric Color #5- Clam Shell:

  • Cut (3) 12” x 42” strips
    • .  Put in Bag 5 for Unit FL-5 Background Template Layout Sheet.

       

      Accent Fabric Color #6 – Clam Shell & Clam Shell Border:

  • Cut (1) 13” x 42” strip.
    • Put strip in Bag 5 for Unit FL-5 Spike Template
  • Cut (6) 2” x 42” strips
    • Put strips in Bag 6 for Unit FL-6 Spike Template

       

      Accent Fabric Color #7 – Clam Shell & Clam Shell Border:

  • Cut (1) 13” x 42” strip.
    • Put strip in Bag 5 for Unit FL-5 Spike Template
  • Cut (6) 2” x 42” strips
    • Put strips in Bag 6 for Unit FL-6 Spike Template
  • Cut (8) 1” x 42” strips.
    • Put strips in Bag 8 for Border Strips

       

      Accent Fabric Color #8 – Clam Shell Border:

  • Cut (6) 2” x 42” strips.
    • Put strips in Bag 6 for Unit FL-6

       

      Accent Fabric Color #9 – Clam Shell Border:

  • Cut (6) 2” x 42” strips.
    • Put in Bag 6 for Unit FL-6.

       

      Accent Fabric Color #10 – Clam Shell, Full Leaf, & Border Strips:

  • Cut (1) 13” x 42” strip.
    • Put strip in Bag 5 for Unit FL-5 Spike Template
  • Cut (2) 9” x 42” strips.
    • Put in Bag 7 for Unit FL-7 Leaf Template.
  • Put remaining fabric in Bag 8 for Border Strips

     

    Accent Fabric Color #11 – Full Leaf Vein & Border:

  • Cut (8) 1 ¼” x 42” strips.
    • Put in Bag 8 for Border Strips
  • Put remaining fabric in Bag 7 for Full Leaf Vein

     

    Accent Fabric Color #12 – Spikey Leaf Vein:

  • Put this fabric in Bag 1 for Unit FL-1 Vein

     

    Accent Fabric Color #13 – Full Leaf:

  • Cut (2) 11” x 42” strips.
    • Put in Bag 7 for Unit FL-8 Leaf Template

       

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