ANN LOVELESS WORKSHOP
May 15, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Marion Public Library, Meeting Room B
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.
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
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)
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.