If you have never tried wool appliqué before, this is the class for you! I will guide you through the basics of tracing and fusing your pattern pieces, as well as my tips and tricks for a successful Blanket stitch. Several decorative stitches will also be taught as well as how to complete your project into a table mat. Not a beginner? I know you will pick up a few tips from my class to assist you along your wool journey.
Teacher: Laura Pedge
Skill Level: All Skill Levels
Class Time: Saturday, April 1st 8:30-11:30 am & 2:00-5:00pm
Finished Size: 13" x 13"
Pattern: The pattern is free to all students taking this class
Kit: $22.00 (Optional, paid to the teacher in class)
Fat quarter of light colored muslin (for ironing wools)
Scrap of flannel to practice decorative stitching
Tulips 3 1/2’ x 3 ½ of 4 Different colors (Lavender, yellow, pink, and orange)
Leaves 4 1/2 “ x 8” Medium Green
LadyBug 5 ½”x 5 ½” Charcoal Grey
Wings 5 ½”x 5 ½” Red
Spots 2 1/2” x 4” Black
Border/Backing 13” x 13” – Medium green (optional)
The pattern is free to all students, and students may choose to bring their own wools instead of purchasing a kit.
The kit is optional. Kit includes all the wools to complete the project, including green border wool. (no thread is included in kit) All wools are 100% hand-dyed wool fabric from Wooly Lady.
Basic Sewing Kit (Straight pins, fabric scissors, paper scissors, needles, thread, notebook, pen/pencils, 18” ruler, rotary cutter, cutting mat, iron, and of course chocolate)
Chenille Needles, size 24 or any “large eye” needle Tweezers
General’s charcoal pencil - white
Heat N’ Bond – Lite ( about 1/2 yd)
Pearl cotton threads, size 12 to match project
Fine line sharpie marker or pencil for tracing
Note from teacher:
I will have Chenille needles, Heat n’ Bond and the General’s charcoal pencil for sale in class that day for student’s convenience.