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Sweet Pea -- Layered Pictorial Hand Applique

In this workshop David will demonstrate and teach his layered, hand-applique technique with simple applique shapes using freezer paper templates and liquid starch. The class will cover how David builds his pictorial wall quilts and how to get beautiful details by letting the fabric choices do all the hard work!

Learn the freezer paper appliqué process for David's layered floral blocks using a pre-turned-edge technique and an invisible hand-stitch process. Kit includes half-yard of hand-dyed fabric suitable for flowers.

Per student kit fee of $30.00 is payable to the instructor on day of class.
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Those who have basic and up hand sewing skills should do well in this workshop.
Materials Included:
Kit will be purchased on the day of class for $30.00 and includes all pre-washed fabrics needed for the block, fat-quarter background, pattern, full-color instructions, freezer paper templates and tracing paper overlay.
Supplies: Paper Scissors and Fabric Scissors; Hand sewing needle (Bohin Long Applique size 10 is recommended); Hand sewing thread (YLI soft touch cotton 60# is recommended); Applique pins (Bohin recommended); Pencil or mechanical pencil; Reseal-able plastic bag to hold applique shapes; Finger stiletto (trolley needle, optional, but very useful). This is an all day class, please bring a lunch.
Instructor Name:
David Taylor
Instructor Bio:
DAVID M. TAYLOR was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire, and currently resides in Fort Collins, Colorado. He has been the recipient of the Fairfield Master Award for Contemporary Quilting from the International Quilt Association (2006, 2014), the Brother Wall Machine Workmanship Award from the American Quilters Society (2008), and a two-time Best of Show winner at IQA's Spring Festival in Chicago (2007, 2008), among others. His art quilts hang in numerous private collections worldwide.

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Sweet Pea -- Layered Pictorial Hand Applique

$ 75.00
Wed, May 15, 2024 at 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
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