This month, we will be learning applique! Cristy will be teaching us Sharon Schamber's method for turned-edge machine applique. It's a lot of fun, and once you learn the technique, you can apply it to any applique project that you'd like. Let's get those machines stitchin'!
When: Saturday June 15th, at 1pm.
Where: Scrapbooks Etc. 2820 E University Dr, #111, Mesa, AZ 85213
Fat quarter of background fabric (not necessary to prewash)
Scraps for the applique (can be prewashed)
Fat eighth, or 11"x 5" cut of Insul-Brite batting
Applique Foundation (Cristy will have some available at the workshop)
Pattern printed on freezer paper (Cristy will have these available at the workshop)
Hot/Dry Iron - no steam please
Hard Pressing Surface/Board
Scissors (sharp, medium sized with a blunt tip gives the best control for applique)
Small Wash Cloth/Rag
Scrap of Freezer Paper (6-10")
Hand Sewing Needle
Medium Elastic Hair Tie (color of choice) (Cristy will be bringing extras)
Sewing Machine that can do an adjustable zig-zag stitch
75/11 Machine Embroidery Needles, preferrably Schmetz
Bobbin Genies (optional, but preferred)
Polyester Monofilament Thread (Sulky or YLI is preferred) (NO rayon)
50 wt Cotton Thread, to match your background
Cristy will be bringing extras of some of the supplies, with a link, just in case you haven't been able to find your own. If you have any questions, Cristy is happy to help. We hope you're excited and ready to learn this great technique. See you soon! Remember to bring your membership card in order to take advantage of the 10% discount at Scrapbooks Etc, while we're there.