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Nature Inspired Stitch and Paint

Laurie Longberry
9:00 - 4:30
Monday June 1

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$ 170  

In this class, students will be taking a queue from Mother Nature and their own fabric choices. Students will be able to work on a 16” x 16 “ or smaller piece.
We will start by learning how to sew our curvy foundations. Then we will layout the designs elements that we wish to paint, followed by exploring different free motion stitching options. Finally, we will learn basic fabric painting techniques to add depth to our design elements. This class is incorporates many options for designs as well as fun little tricks to make things easier!

A sewing machine with a free motion foot and either a topstitching or a ¼” foot is a must.

We have 5 machines available to borrow if you can’t bring your own. Please contact Liz Kettle to reserve your machine.

Materials fee $20 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Printed instructions, paint, freezer paper, use of intense pencils and blocks, paint plates, water containers, tissues, basting spray, and marking pencils.

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:

 5-8 fat quarters (18” x 22”) – hand dyed, tone on tone, batiks, and small to medium abstract prints all make good choices. If you wish to do a landscape, think sky, background, middle ground and foreground. One of the fat quarters will be used as binding fabric.

18”x 18” – piece of batting
18”x18” – piece of backing fabric
Rotary cutter
Cutting Mat
Quilting ruler
White, Dark and a Neutral colored thread
Colored thread to match fabrics if desired

Optional items:
Inktense pencils, or blocks

Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Meininger. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Meininger.

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