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Christmas Train Parade Supply List (11/1/19)

In consideration of others, please arrive promptly to class with all necessary supplies and materials.

Featuring Accuquilt Dies

With Jerre Mayer and Jan La Grone

Time: 6pm-8:30pm                                               Fee: $25


Week            Date                           Topic

1            Nov 13            Introduction to Accuquilt applique project

                                      Cutting shapes and Background


2            Nov 20           Stitching the appliques using the

                                      Embrillance Embroidery Program


This class features software for machine embroidery. But it is not necessary that you own an embroidery machine.


Fabric requirements:


Blue background        1 ¼ or 1 ½ yards 

Border & Backing        1 ½ yards

Binding                         3/8 yards


Applique fabric with fusible web backing using fat quarters or scraps for these shapes.                                

          Go! Train dies engine, coal car, caboose, wheels window squares,

smoke circles, rectangle flat cars.

Go! miscellaneous dies sleigh, snowflake, reindeer, bow, square, tree


Other notions:

Fusible web   1 yard

Glue stick

Rick rack 1 ½ yards of jumbo black

Picot ribbon or other trim for connectors between train cars

Other buttons, beads or sequins for embellishing

Stabilizer for embroidery

Embroidery thread to match applique shapes

New USB stick for copying Embrillance files


We will be using our dies for the applique cutting, but feel free to bring other dies not listed here.

GO! Train

GO! Holiday Medley

GO! Holiday Accessories

GO! Circles

GO! Sleigh and Snowflakes   

The Basic Supplies

Sewing machine in good working order (1/4” presser foot if you have)

Machine needles

Thread for piecing

Fabric Scissors

Seam ripper


Embroidery hoop to fit train cars

Small iron and pressing surface (if you have it)

Rotary Cutter

Rotary Mat

Rotary Ruler


If you have any questions:

Jerre Mayer




Paradise Sewing Class Policies

  • Full payment of fee is required at the time of registration to hold your space in class.
  • A credit or transfer will only be issued for registrations canceled by student at least 4 days prior to a class.
  • Paradise Sewing reserves the right to cancel 48 hours prior to any class if participation level is below minimum.
  • We will issue a full refund of class fees for any class we cancel.

Early registration discount:

Students must register at least one week before class starts to be eligible for a 20% discount on their class supplies.


  • 13242 Poway Road Poway, CA 92064
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  • PH: (858) 679-9808
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  • HOURS: Tuesday - Saturday 9-5,  Sunday - Monday Closed