Kimberbell's Bench Pillow-Happy Birthday: Sew Along with Diane
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Kimberbell's Bench Pillow-Happy Birthday: Sew Along with Diane

This class will be held virtually!

The day before the class you will get a link to a Zoom meeting. If you need help with Zoom, email Diane at and he will contact you to get you set up.

We can't wait to see you!

Kimberbell’s Bench Pillow-Happy Birthday: Sew Along with Diane

Please join Diane as she will go through the process on how to complete the entire Happy Birthday bench pillow from start to finish. You will sew along with her and have fun too! You never know what she will teach you in this kind of class, so be sure to sign up!

Beginner Quilting/Embroidery

Fridays, August 14 and 21, 10am-3pm

$50/ Instructed by Diane Linhart

View printable supply list.

Supply List:

-Sewing Machine

-Embroidery Unit

-Power cord

-Embroidery Foot

-Kimberbell Happy Birthday Bench Pillow Cd loaded onto a jump drive

-Pillow form (sold at Above and Beyond)

(This is a general hoop size. See specific design sizes to see if your hoop will fit the design.)   8x12, 7x12, 6x10, 5x7, and 4x4
You must have the largest hoop size listed to complete the entire project. The other hoops are listed as options to use, to be able to use less stabilizer and to support your fabric during the embroidery process. It is recommended that you always use the smallest hoop size that fits the design. 


No-Show Fusible Mesh Stabilizer (or other stabilizer of your choosing) 

Tear-Away Stabilizer 

Files Needed to complete the Embroidery 

KD530_6x11_HappyBirthday_ScallopBorder (Embroidery Field Needed: 5.69 x 9.99”) 

  • Fabric 1: Background (white)                                       1/2 yd
  • Fabric 2: Scalloped Inner Border (turquoise blue)       1 Fat Quarter 
  • Fabric 3: Outer Border (black/white dot)                     1 Fat Quarter 
  • Fabric 4: Backing (any color)                                         1/2 yd         
  • Scrap Fabric for Appliques:
    Candles (multi-stripe)                                                   
    8 x 4” Block
    Flames (yellow)                                                            
    8 x 3” Block
    Frosting (white with tiny color dot)                             
    7 x 3” Block
    3 Tiers of Cake (pink, blue, etc.)                                  
    (3) 8 x 5” Blocks
    Cake Stand (gray)                                                         
    9 x 7” Block
    “Happy” (green)                                                           
    10 x 5” Block
    “Birthday” (red)                                                            
    8 x 21” Block
    Background of Letter Banners (white with tiny color dot) 
    3x3” each                             Felt for Banner (variety of colors) 

Optional Trims to Embellish Cake
: Medium Rick Rack and/or 

Ruffled Ribbon (1⁄4 yard each)

Mini Pom Pom Trim: For Banner (1 yard) 

Mini Clothespins: for interchangeable letters on banner 

-Applique scissors and Embroidery Scissors


-Size 90 Embroidery needles

-Usual Embroidery Sewing supplies

-Threads:  Have few different colors that match your fabrics (I used white for all the appliqué stitching as well as the quilting. (Have you tried the Wonderful Invista Thread for Quilting- its awesome!)

-Kimberbell Paper Tape (Above and Beyond stocks it)

-Printed copy of the PDF directions


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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.