Stitcher’s Garden AM – 09/08/22 Aurora
September 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | $15
All of the flowers, which are rather large, are stitched in place using specialty feet and decorative stitches found on your machine.
We will be learning different techniques, playing with new tools and feet, while making a new block each month.
Once all the blocks are sewn together, you will have a masterpiece and thoroughly know your machine!
Fee is per class, not per block.
Sewing machine in good working order with power cord, foot control and all feet that came with the machine
Normal sewing supplies – small scissors, bobbins, pins
Background fabric – by end of quilt will have used 5 yds of background fabric. For 1st class bring one 14″ square
Fabrics for flowers, leaves, stems, etc: at least 2 fat quarters of each; pink, green, blue, yellow, purple and orange (or your choice of colors)
Sewing thread and decorative threads
Single sided fusible batting
Paper-backed fusible web – ex. Floriani AppliKay Wonder
Teflon pressing sheet
12-1/2″ square ruler
Rotary cutter and small mat
Air/water soluble marking pen
Specialty feet and tools by month:
Month #1 – Open toe foot, guide, 1/4″ foot or X” foot with guide
Month #2 – Edge foot
Month #3 – Circular attachment (interfacing, 7/8″ button)
Month #4 – Couching and Button foot (Yarn, DMC floss, or Pearl cotton)
Month #5 – Free motion foot (3/4″ buttons)
Month #6 – Cording foot (3/4″ buttons) .5 twin needle, large Yo-Yo maker)
Month #7 – Pintuck foot (2.0 and 4.0 twin needles, 5 buttons)
Month #8 – Piping foot (buttons -3 each of 2 different colors)
Month #9 – Fringe foot (woven iron-on interfacing, bias tape maker Y2″)
Month #10 – Bobbin work (#8 pearl cotton or DMC floss, small Yo-Yo maker)
Month #11 – Chenille foot (Chenille)
Month #12 – There are 7 block both applique and machine embroidery. Ric rack, ribbon, couching foot, cording, fringe foot, two 3/4″ buttons two 7/8″ buttons