Wed, October 11, 2017 - 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Instructor

Karen Henry

Price

$60

Materials Fee

Kit fee $5.00

 

Details

This class offers a quilter an opportunity to work on tulle and/or sheers to
create an illusion of transparency on their project.  Students will work
with water-soluble stabilizer, raw-edge applique, machine applique and wooly
embellishments.  Students have the option of quilting the entire project, or
just the borders in this one day workshop.  

Location

Knights of Columbus Hall

5 Robie Street Amherst

Students should Bring

Supplies

Light coloured tulle or organza 19” x 23” plain or lightly patterned
Scrap organza with sparkles (if able) 10” x 10’
Scrap water coloured satin (I used grey blue) 10” x 10”
Organza for dragonfly wings – shimmery – 12” x 12”
Fabric for dragonfly 16” X 4”
Fat quarters -5 or 6 prints -  Leafy/flowering fabrics for foliage – green
backgrounds with
Other coloured flowers work best – some blue greens and yellow greens
Fat quarters of fabric for branches – 2 shades – browns, beiges, greys,
etc.
Teflon sheet or parchment paper
Hand Towel
Machine quilting gloves Like Machingers (optional)
Iron
Sewing machine with free motion capabilities.
Sewing kit
Rotary cutter, mat, ruler
Glue stick
Freezer paper – 1 meter
Pencil & pen
Threads to match and/or enhance fabrics
Invisible thread
Metallic thread for dragonfly
Black/dark thread for dragonfly legs
Shaggy wool for tree branch
.15 meter inner border - Cut into 1” strips 2 at 23”, and 2 at 20”
.6 meter outside borders and binding.   Borders Cut 2 at 2 ½” x 28” and
2 at 2 ½” x 23”

QUILTING: (discussion at class time)

FULL SIZE – Bring several pieces of fabric – light coloured florals or
batiks 24 x 26”
(don’t cut until we decide which one you may wish to use).  I suggest pale
pinks, pale yellows or pale mauves.
Bat – 24” x 26”
Backing – 24 X 26”

BORDERS ONLY
Bat - 24” x 26” cut into 2 3/3” strips
Backing – (use similar colour to inner border.)  .4 meter, cut 2 pieces at
3” x 23”, and 2 pieces 3” x 28”.

Number of Participants

12-20

Registrar

Email: seequilt@hotmail.com
Phone: 902-433-1671

Tags

quilting