Appliqué Blocks by Hand (C/S410) - New Course

 

Your hand appliqué experience can be fun, easy and enjoyable. Learn successful methods and tricks for creating sharp points, smooth curves, narrow bias stems and perfect circles. You will learn how to decide where to start. Shown different ways to appliqué and I will explain why I feel some work better for certain pieces than others. At the end of the class you should be able to do other appliqué pieces. No previous appliqué experience is needed.

 

Supplies Needed

Garden Sampler pattern by Lori Smith (order from her web site www.frommyheartto yourhands.com)  

Basic sewing supplies, paper and small embroidery scissors, fine needles size 10 or 11 Milliner or Sharps, cotton thread (I like 50/3 weight) to match or blend with appliqué fabrics, straight pins, pencil or other marking tool, paper for notes, fabric for flowers, leaves, vases and background according to pattern. Before class cut 2 to 4 squares 8 ½” from background fabric and a few 1” strips on for stems.

 

Instructor

Elaine Reuschlein has been appliquéing and quilting since 1998. She has taught appliqué classes at Traditions of the White Swan in Hagerstown and taken classes with nationally known appliqué instructors Elly Sienkiewicz, Mimi Dietrich, and Karen Kay Buckley. Elaine enjoys being a member of a number of quilt guilds.

 


 

9/26-10/31, Thursday (6 sessions)

9:30-11:30 AM

 

9/26-10/31, Thursday (6 sessions)

6:30-8:30 PM

ACM: CE Building

Instructor: Elaine Reuschlein

Course Cost: $35.00

Maryland Senior Course Cost: $15.00