Workshops - Wings & Wedges

WORKSHOP - WINGS & WEDGES: ABSTRACT APPLIQUÉ

 LENGTH - 1or 2 days

LEVEL - All

              Sewing machine needed (at least a few of decorative stitches)

 WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION - 

 In a fabric collage of simple symmetrical  shapes, you will learn the basics of Jane’s accessible machine appliqué techniques. We will cut into stabilized fat fabric quarters and use the resulting shapes in a unique collage composition. This will also provide a chance to sharpen your design and machine embroidery skills.

 PARTICIPANTS SUPPLY LIST - 

•Drawing materials: Micron pen, tracing paper roll or large pad.

•Sewing basics: scissors, pins, etc.

•Sewing machine in good working order

•Open-toed embroidery foot - optional, #20 Bernina

•Aleene’s Tacky Glue

•Masking tape, Xacto type knife with #11 blade (optional) 

•Fusible interfacing: white, non woven, 4-6 yds. ( Shir Tailor by Pellon is best)

•Wonder Under or some kind of paper backed iron-on adhesive, half yard

•Rotary cutter, mat and ruler

•Fabrics: at least six fat quarters backed with fusible interfacing: white, non woven (Shir Tailor by Pellon is best). Solids, batiks and/or simple prints in colors that you like together. I recommend including some contrasting colors, as well.

•Threads: Basic 50wt sewing thread to match your fabrics and matching bobbins. 

•Extension cord, multiple-outlet strip, adaptors (if necessary)

•Digital camera-optional, but very useful

 

THE GUILD SHOULD SUPPLY:

Large projection screen 

Sturdy table for projector and laptop

2-3 quilt hangers or other safe way to display quilts 

2 tables for teachers use

3-5 irons and big board ironing stations 

Electrical cords and extensions, multiple-outlet strip, adaptors, lighting (if necessary) 

Plenty of workspace for each student 

 

 

 

 


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