MISS ELLEN’S SEWING CLASS
                                                      CLASS NO. 35  - CHAIR  ARM CADDY
                                                              by Ellen Mason - JOY Designs
                                                                            April -  2008

This is a wonderful item for a gift or yourself ---- so handy to have TV controls, small magazine, etc., OR  -
place your favorite sewing items inside the pockets.

SUPPLIES:

2 pieces - 12 X 44" - coordinating, different prints
1 piece - iron on quilt batting or fleece or felt
2 pieces - 12 X 7" solid color fabric - such as, denim,
       poplin or trigger
Bias binding
Threads:    Assorted color embroidery threads
            Construction thread - coordinated color
              for the print
                 Filled bobbin
Basic sewing items
Sewing/embroidery machine and accessories
A design of your choice to stitch on the pockets
ALTERNATE METHOD:    Use double sided purchase quilted fabric instead of quilting your own.
      
METHOD:

1.        Prepare fabrics: wash, dry then spray starch and iron.
2.        Set up machine for embroidery.
3.        Embroidery a design (your choice) on each pocket piece.   (NOTE: If you wish to have 2 sections in the
pockets, divide the pocket in half and stitch a design on each section.)  Upon completion, remove from hoop
and remove embroidery arm from machine.
4.        Make a fabric “sandwich” with the print fabric and batting.  Place one print facing down, then place
batting and last, another print facing up.    (OPTIONAL:   Use double face purchase quilted fabric.)
5.        Set up machine for regular sewing.
6.        Quilt the fabric sandwich and then trim to size 10" X 22".
7.        Trim the pocket pieces to size 10" X 7"
8.        Apply bias binding to the top edge of pockets.
9.        Pin pocket pieces to the quilted caddy - one at each end.
10.        Baste stitch together.   Machine stitch up the center of the pocket to make two sections.
11.        Using scrap pieces from fabric and batting — make a handle and pin across the center of the caddy.
12.        Apply bias binding (according to the manufacturer’s directions) to the outside edges of the caddy
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13.        Finish stitching and enjoy your caddy.

EMJOY
4-2008