A Day at the Beach

A serene beach scene and Paula’s instruction will teach you the fundamentals of paper foundation piecing.

A Day at the Beach
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Wiggle your toes in the sand and watch a sailboat off in the distance as you sew Paulaís quick and easy original paper foundation pattern (6î x 9î or 9î x 12î).  By the end of the day, you will be making your vacation plans for next summer

  • Basic sewing kit
  • Sewing thread
  • Sewing machine, in good working order, manual
  • Extension cord and multiple socket outlet
  • Iron and board
  • Spray starch to share


  • Umbrella: scraps
  • Sand dune: large scrapes of different values of browns
  • Sea: large scrape
  • Sky: 1/4 yard (includes enough for backing)
  • Sailboat: scrapes of brown for boat and fun colors for the sails

*Bring extra fabrics to play with


  • Embroidery floss for sea grass. umbrella pole
  • Tiny seashells
  •  Beads