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Pumpkin Time--Turned-Edge MACHINE Applique with David Taylor | August 7 9:30-3:30




Learn the freezer paper appliqué process for David Taylor's adorable Pumpkin Time block using a pre-turned-edge technique and a machine stitching process. This is the process David uses on his award winning animal wall quilts. David gives lots of demonstrations including his pre-turned edge technique, eliminating the dreaded shadowing and an invisible hand stitch.

In this workshop David Taylor teachs his layered, machine 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!



Per student kit fee of $30.00 is payable to the instructor on day of class.


Skill Level: Beginner
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.
Requirements: Supplies: Sewing machine with Blind-hem stitch capability - Please bring the instruction manual for your machine - and look for this stitch ahead of time! Extension table - VERY helpful Open toe or zigzag foot Paper Scissors and Fabric Scissors; Machine bobbin wound with white or ecru polyester thread (Bottom Line) Applique pins (Bohin recommended); Pencil or mechanical pencil; Reseal-able plastic bag to hold applique shapes; Finger stiletto (trolley needle, optional, but very useful). Tweezers (optional) This is an all day class, please bring a lunch.
Instructor: 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. To learn more about David and his quilts visit davidtaylorquilts.com
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Required per student kit fee of $30.00 is payable to the instructor on day of class.

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