Class, Rita the Ripper, Learn Foundation Paper Piecing with Kelley Richardson
Class, Rita the Ripper, Learn Foundation Paper Piecing with Kelley Richardson
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Class, Rita the Ripper, Learn Foundation Paper Piecing with Kelley Richardson

Regular price $80.00 $0.00

Join Kelley Richardson for a Fun Sewing Class and Learn Foundation Paper Piecing!

A two-part class:  Friday July 26, Aug. 9 from 2pm - 5pm 

or we have added an evening class

Thursday August 1 & Friday the 16th from 5pm to 8pm

Project: Seam Ripper Tribute Wall Hanging
Size: 16” x 29”
Technique: Foundation Paper Piecing

Description: Do you have a love-hate relationship with your seam ripper? Join us for a delightful class where we’ll create a fun tribute to our most dreaded yet indispensable sewing notion. This wall hanging is not only a playful addition to your sewing space but also a great project to master foundation paper piecing.

Fabric Requirements:

  • 4 gradations of one color for the background
  • 3 colors for the handles
  • Two shades of gray and red for the balls

Skill Level: Confident Beginner and Up
Pattern Includes: Block templates (bring your own paper piecing paper or buy at ABQ)

Details: This pattern is fat eighth and scrap friendly, making it a perfect way to use up some of your fabric stash. It's suitable for anyone from confident beginners to seasoned quilters looking for a fun project.

Sign up today and turn your frenemies into a work of art!

Please Bring

  • Pattern:  Rita the Ripper
  • sewing machine in good working order
  • standard sewing kit (seam ripper, thread, measuring tape, removable marking tools, pins etc)
  • fabric scissors, rotary cutter, Add-A-Quarter Ruler, cutting mat
  • your washed and pressed fabric
  • new needle in your machine size 80/12

Please refrain from wearing perfume on the day of class.  

Class Policies

Please read and understand the following before registering for a class - thanks!


  1. Class fees must be paid in full at the time of registration to reserve your spot. Space is reserved on first-come first-serve basis.
  2. Supply lists are available online for the classes. Go to and search for your class under ‘classes’. Most classes also have sample quilts, bags or garments displayed in the shop.
  3. Class fees are for instruction only and do not include materials for class, unless otherwise stated.
  4. Most classes have a pattern, book, or specialized tool requirement. These will be noted on the supply list. Each student must have a LEGAL copy of the pattern or book.
  5. Some courses are all inclusive (e.g., class materials are bundled in the price). If you already possess some or all of the required materials, a store credit/gift certificate will be issued.
  6. Students are required to bring; 1) a sewing machine in good working order, 2) machine accessories, & 3) basic sewing supplies to each class; unless otherwise stated. You should be familiar with the operation of your machine before class, please bring your manual if in doubt.
  7. We are more than happy to help you in your selection of class materials, but please do so prior to class.
  8. Some classes require a small amount of homework prior to the class. Please arrive prepared so that you can start on the fun part right away!
  9. Class will start on time, so please arrive at least 15 minutes early and be set up and ready to go.
  10. If you bring your cell phone to class please be considerate of others and put it on vibrate/silent prior to class. Please refrain from wearing perfumes, as some people have allergic reactions to scents. Also, if you bring a drink, please use a container with a lid.
  11. If there is nothing scheduled in our classroom after your class ends, please feel free to stay and use the space to continue working on your project until the shop closes.
  12. Please refrain from using perfumed products the day of class.  


  1. Most classes have a minimum enrolment (usually 3 students). If the class is cancelled due to low enrolment, you will be notified and all course fees will be returned in full (your choice of a refund or store credit).
  2. If you can't attend a course, please cancel at least one week in advance. A store credit will be issued ONLY if you cancel at least seven (7) days before the course. Cancellations within a week of the course will NOT receive a store credit, though you may send a friend in your place. 

    3. Workshops and other classes may be partially or fully non-refundable and/or require much more notice of cancellation before a credit is issued. 

    Please verify that any class you wish to enrol in meets your schedule and that you're OK with the cancellation policy before enrolling.


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