Workshops - Leaf of Many Colors

Leaf of Many Colors - Machine Appliqué Sassaman Style

Make a multi-colored leaf using Jane’s unique machine appliqué technique. You will learn how to stabilize fabric, layer shapes, remove unwanted bulk, practice raw edge stitching and appliqué a one piece border while creating this handsome 18” quilt top.

Supply List:

Jane’s Mulberry Leaf Pattern, $10 each. Jane will bring them to class.

Border fabric - 3/4 yard- large scale print. 

Background fabric -1/2 yard solid color - behind leaf applique. Matching the background color of your large border print. 

Leaf applique fabric - 1/4 yard of 8 colors

Choose 2 basic colors for your leaf. Then find variations of each color from light to dark. For example, Aqua and Sage = light aqua, med aqua, dark aqua, X dark aqua, light sage, med sage,dark sage, X dark sage 

50wt threads - 2 colors that generally match leaf fabrics

ShirTailor Iron-On Interfacing 950F by Pellon - 2 yards

Felt, foam, corrugated cardboard or ironing mat for pinning shapes

Basic Sewing Supplies including:

Embroidery scissors

Quilting scissors

Straight pins

Rotary cutter & board

18” or 24” Quilt Ruler

Roxanne’s Glue Baste-It w/ needle applicator

Fine Micron pen or soft pencil

Sewing Machine with straight and ZigZag stitches

Open toed Machine Foot - #20 BERNINA - NOT a free motion foot



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 ironing stations 

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

Plenty of workspace for each student