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Beginning Quilting with Jerre 2019 Supply List (8/9/19)

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

Basic Supplies

  •          Sewing machine in good working order (1/4” presser foot if you have)
  •          Machine needles – Microtex 80/12 for piecing and Quilting 90/14 for quilting
  •          Thread for machine in light gray or beige for piecing and matching or complementary color thread for quilting
  •          Fabric Scissors
  •          Seam ripper
  •          Pins/needles
  •          Blue painter’s tape
  •          Fabric
  •          Batting
  •          Rotary Cutter
  •          Rotary Mat
  •          Rotary Ruler
  •          Book: Pat Sloan’s “Teach Me to Make My First Quilt” or “Start Quilting” with Alex Anderson


  • ¾ yard of Background (light)
  • ½ yard of Fabric A (medium)
  • ½ yard of Fabric B (dark)

The light, medium and dark colors should complement each other, but be different from the C and D fabrics. These three fabrics will make up the rail fence block.

  • ½ yard of Fabric C (small center squares)
  • ¼ yard of Fabric D (large outside squares) 

The C and D Fabrics should be in the same color family, but different fabrics. These fabrics will make up the x design in the quilt. They are used in the Nine Patch block and the Offset 4 Patches.

The following fabrics can be decided on later after starting on your quilt top.

  • 1 yard of Border Fabric
  • 2 5/8 yards of backing and batting
  • 1/3 yard for binding

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