2019/09/13: Free Motion Mini Appliques

Friday 13 September 2019
Tutor Kathleen Laurel Sage
Duration 10am - 4pm

In this fun filled class for all levels we will explore using small pieces of fabric up from our stash to create little mini applique pictures that can be used for cards, pictures and small wall hangings. Find your inner freedom to draw with your sewing machine adding detailing to simple shapes to transform them into small whimsical delights. Be prepared to go home with several unique creations and the skill to carry on and create a larger project.

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  • Sewing machine with drop feed dogs option or a plate to cover the feed dogs
  • Free motion machine embroidery foot
  • Size 80 and 90 machine needles
  • Large reel of black thread. Poly, rayon or cotton. For top of machine and to go in the bobbin
  • Calico fabric as background. Quite a stiff type if you wish to frey the edges or a softer one if you wish to fold edges or quilt.
  • Lots of different cotton fabric scraps in small florals, larger prints, stripes, plain, mottled, etc
  • Scraps of cotton lace. [optional]
  • General type bonda web ¼ metre
  • 505 spray
  • Black frixion pen to mark out
  • Plain card. To fold and make cards from your appliques
  • Selection of themed buttons and bits and bobs, beads and sequins to decorate
  • Small pieces of left over wadding. you may wish to go for a small wall hanging.
  • General workshop equipment i.e., pen, pencil, ruler, note book, tracing paper, needles, tacking thread, Large and small very sharp scissors

For most classes and workshops, you will need to bring your own supplies and equipment; a list of specific requirements is sent via email at the time of your booking. When materials are included or supplied by the tutor, this will be stated in the class description.

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