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Tiny Jewel Hummingbird Paper Piecing Class

This stunning hummingbird is a fantastic foundation paper piecing project. The Tiny Jewel pattern comes in three sizes. You receive the 18” templates in the pattern packet, ready for you to copy onto foundation paper or Perfect Piecing foundation sheets. You will also find a code to download the 9” and 12” sizes. Be sure to pick up the pattern at J Madeline’s early, because you will also receive coloring pages in the extra download to help you plan your colors.

This project is at the intermediate level. You must be familiar with foundation paper piecing before you make this beauty. Please be sure to sign up for a beginner level class first if you don’t feel that your skills are at the intermediate level!

The hummingbird can be made of scraps. A 9” square should be plenty for each color used in the hummer. The sample shown has 9 wing colors. Four of those same colors are used for the tail, and one is used for the throat. You will need a square of black and a square of white (or your choice of belly color). Last but not least, you need a bird body color, and a darker contrast for the upper wing. You will need ½ yard of background material. It is suggested that you avoid directional fabric for the background.

Hummingbird 18”Cutting Directions by Color and Pre-Class Preparations

Hummingbird 12”Cutting Directions by Color and Pre-Class Preparations

Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details: Intermediate
Materials Included: A chair and table with space for you to place your sewing machine.
Requirements: Intermediate. You should be comfortable with foundation paper piecing. Please bring your own pressing mat and iron if you have one.
Instructor: Jane Beamish
Instructor Bio: Jane Beamish has been sewing since Saratoga County 4-H days. Somehow she fell into foundation paper piecing and never wanted to get out. One of her goals in life is to make sure that everyone else enjoys it as much as she does.

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