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Block 10: Easy, Speedy Machine Reverse Applique Workshop

  • First Stitches 805 Eagleridge Boulevard Pueblo, CO, 81008 United States (map)
 Block 10 (12" x 12").  Reverse applique with appliqued spots of color.

Block 10 (12" x 12").  Reverse applique with appliqued spots of color.

Block 10- Midnight Explosion

Easy, Speedy Machine Reverse Applique with Applique

Teacher: Margaret Brewster Willingham, Eye of the Beholder Quilt Design

Beginner

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Reverse applique gives a unique, dimensional look to your quilted piece! The design is created in the background fabric peeking out of the top fabric. Add more dimensional fun with a touch of applique, too. When you do it by machine, it takes no time at all. 

Learn the quick and easy steps in Eye of the Beholder’s trace, snip, iron and stitch process to machine reverse applique, and get pointers on how to satin stitch like a pro. See the dimensional magic of Block 10, excerpted from Midnight Explosion Quilt VII (95” x 95”) revealed as you stitch.  Make it in black and brights as we did, or re- imagine it in your colors. . Imagine making it in Blue & White, Red, White & Blue or Red & White.  Learn with others and experience the fun and beauty of reverse applique by machine.

Required: Block 10 pattern, excerpted from Midnight Explosion Quilt VII - $14.00*. 

"Midnight Explosion Quilt VII* (95” x 95”) pattern by Eye of the Beholder Quilt Design, was designed in Black & Bright batik fabrics by Batik Textiles. Imagine making it in Blue & White, Red, White & Blue or Red & White.

BRING to CLASS: (Supply List)

  • Block 10, excerpt from Midnight Explosion pattern
  • 13.5” square of light/ contrast batik, background fabric (purple)
  • 13.5” square of dark/ contrast batik, top fabric (black with dots)
  • 1 square each, 12” x 12” and 6” x 6”, of paper-backed iron-on fusible
  • Batik scraps for applique accents (yellow)
  • 18” square batting
  • 18” square backing fabric
  • Threads for machine stitching (SAME COLOR as top fabrics)
  • 5 safety pins or straight pins for pin basting
  • Mechanical pencil for tracing pattern onto paper side of fusible
  • Sewing machine that has a zig-zag stitch
  • New, sharp sewing machine needle
  • Practice piece: 12” x 12” square of fused top fabric, contrasting   background fabric, batting and backing
  • Helpful items: Light box to trace design onto fusible

*Block 10 Pattern includes 20% OFF coupon code for participants who want the complete Midnight Explosion Quilt VII pattern.

Contact First Stitches to sign up today! Space is limited, so SIGN UP today to assure your spot.

 

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