AUTUMN FABRIC BASKET WITH PUMPKIN APPLIQUE CLASS
· Saturday, October 19, 2019
· 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
· Location: 3613 North Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL
Students will learn the basics of fusible web applique. This is a skill that will prove useful for any applique project you are working on, and you will find other uses as well. Students will also learn to construct a fabric basket with multiple uses. You can use these baskets for gifts, displays, centerpieces, and whatever else you might imagine.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
LISA GIFFORD—Lisa’s love of arts and crafts began in childhood, sharing in the experience of her Mom and Grandma sewing, quilting, crocheting, gardening, etc. Lisa has dabbled in many different arts and crafts since then, but her love of quilting took over about 6 years ago when she was reintroduced to the art by her best friend, Brooke. Lisa greatly enjoys making quilts and gifts for friends and family. She also looks forward to passing down the joy of quilting to future generations. Lisa and her husband Curtis reside in Milton, FL. Together they have four children and five grandchildren.
LIZ LITTLEJOHN—Liz has been sewing and quilting for over 30 years. She sews, knits, and crochets—but quilting is her passion! Liz has a love of fabric and putting color together. Liz loves trying new techniques and always loves sharing and learning from her customers and teaching classes.
CLASS KIT (INCLUDES):
1 ¼ yards of fabric (fabrics may vary)
Two ½-yard pieces for the basket
One fat quarter for the pumpkin (orange)
10” square for leaves (green)
5” square for stems (brown)
½ yard fusible interfacing
33” fusible web
PROVIDED FOR LOCAL CLASS ONLY
Cutters, Mats, and Cutting Tables
[non-Martelli cutting tools are not permitted]
ITEMS YOU WILL NEED HAVE:
(NOT ICLUDED WITH CLASS)
Coordinating thread (beige, brown, green, orange)
Zig-zag foot for machine
PREP WORK BEFORE CLASS
1. For both of the following steps, use parchment paper to protect iron.
2. Iron fusible web to the wrong side of the orange, green, and brown fabric.
3. Choose which fabric you will use for the outside of the basket. Iron the fusible fleece to the wrong side of fabric.