Variety of 2 ½” wide strips brightly printed fabrics (at least 5)
TIP Don’t let students pick up the pinned fabrics for cutting. Pinningand cutting should be done while standing and with the fabricsflat on the work surface. They may complain about being tiredand want to sit down, or that it’s too hard. But the cutting lines won’t be as straight and accurate if they pick up the pinned fabrics. Demonstrate how to cut fabric with the free handgently holding down the fabric while using the scissors. The fabric isn’t glued to the table so it can be moved by gently sliding around without picking it up!
8. Right sides together pin the solid fabric to the striped piece of fabric. Trim if necessary so that they are the same length. Pin the top and bottom edges. Again using a ¼” seam allowance sew the lining to the outside fabric along the narrow edges.
About the Author
Eizabeth Hill is a retired county extension agent who has taught countless 4-H’ers to sew. Elizabeth designs projects for Coats and Clark and she continues to share her love of sewing with youth in her church & community.