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How to Make a Courthouse Steps Hot Pad

Follow along with Jen in this beginner friendly sewing tutorial as she shows you how to make the Courthouse Steps Hot Pad featuring the Bess’ Flower Garden Collection by Marcus Fabrics. In this video you’ll learn how to use the Creative Grids 10" Log Cabin Trim Tool Duo to achieve a precisely pieced courthouse steps block, see how to create a hanging tab, and create a virtually seamless binding!

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- Creative Grids 10" Log Cabin Trim Tool Duo (required for this project)

- Sulky 50 wt Cotton Thread Cabernet Red

- Sulky 50 wt Cotton Thread Ecru

- Sulky 50 wt Cotton Thread Royal Blue


- Clover Wonder Pins

- Creative Grids Folded Corner Clipper Tool #CGRFCC

- That Purple Thang

- Creative Grids 6½” x 12½” Ruler

- Olfa Spinning Rotary Mat 12" x 12"

- Richard Hemming Embroidery Needles

- Clover Wonder Clips

- Clover Patchwork Pins

- Olfa 45mm Rotary Cutter

- Clover Magnetic Pin Caddy

- Kai Embroidery Scissors

- Frixion Pen

- Schmetz Topstitch Needles - Size 80/12

- Clover Seam Ripper

- Wool Pressing Mat 14" x 14"

- Panasonic 360° Freestyle Cordless Iron

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