ANN LOVELESS WORKSHOP

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May 15, 2018, 10am - 4pm

Marion Public Library, Meeting Room B

 

DESCRIPTION:

We will make a 7 inch x 10 inch “spring” fabric mosaic landscape art quilt.  It will involve cutting and fusing fabrics to create a background. It will be free-motion machine quilted.  Additional fusing and cutting of trees, flowers and leaves will create a beautiful spring woodland scene.

 

SUPPLY LIST:

Iron and ironing surface

Backing fabric:  muslin 7x10 inches

Batting (I use cotton)  7x10 inches

½ yard of steam-a-seam fusible web (or 1 pkg. of “sheets”); If you can not fine steam-a-seam pellon fusible web is second choice from JoAnns.

Rotary cutter, mat and straight edge ruler

Fabric scissors

Glue Stick

Black med. sharpie

 

FREE-MOTION QUILTING SUPPLIES:

Sewing machine (set up for free-motion stitching)

Needles 90/14 topstitch

Free-motion foot (embroidery foot or darning foot)

Various machine embroidery threads: light green, black, dk. Brown, gray, white ,med.

   green, bright green, yellow.  Variegated threads are great.

60 wt. bobbin thread to match backing or gray. Or whatever works best in your machine.

Extension cord & thread stand (optional)

 

FABRICS:

Bring cotton scraps: batiks are great, variety rather than quantity.

Leaves:  10-20 shades of bright and dark green

Sky: 2-3 blue

Ground:  10-15 shades of lt. and med. green & tan

Tree trunks: 4-5  white birch, brown, solid black

Flowers:  white & purple

 

Ann will provide photo to work from.