Quilters around the world have been applying applique to quilts since before the turn of the 15century. If you go back through the American Quilt museums’ you will be amazed by the techniques used back then without all the modern equipment that we have today.
Come and jump into the wildly creative world of using dissolvable fabric and paper. Let me show you how to make needle lace, thread applique, thread fabric, trees, leaves and more. It’s amazing what you can do with bits of threads, yarn, ribbons, chiffons and more.
Doesn’t everyone love to add that special bit of something to your finished project, but were unsure of exactly what? In this class you will get to experiment with Angelina fibres, Angelina films, foils, hot fix rhinestones, wash away, texture magic and other products that are on the market today.
Trapunto is a wonderful way to add depth, texture, colour and dimension to your quilt. This workshop extends your knowledge of Trunpunto by adding multi colours. In addition this technique can be adapted from hand stitching to your normal domestic sewing machine onto a long arm quilting machine.
Rusting fabric is easy to do inside as it can be done in a small area, you don't need special equipment to achieve amazing results. Unlike most dyeing project go, it's a very safe process. There are no powders or chemical dyes to mix; the main ingredients are simple products that you find in your own cupboard
This class is designed to teach you everything you ever wanted to know about thread, tension needle size and how the tread sits on my quilt. The most commonly asked questions I get are: what causes thread breakage and why? What tension is recommended for what thread. Is one brand of thread better than another?