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Let Me Call You Sweetheart: Hand Reverse Applique Workshop


  • Quilter's Dream 517 Denver Avenue Loveland, CO, 80537 United States (map)

Let Me Call You Sweetheart:

Sweetheart Sorbet (26" x 26"). This sample was made by hand reverse applique

Sweetheart Sorbet (26" x 26"). This sample was made by hand reverse applique

Conquering Hand Reverse Applique

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

 Level: Beginner

Where: Quilter’s Dream

517 Denver Ave, Loveland, CO

Dates: Friday, February 9 & 23, Noon – 4:00 pm

Cost: $45.00 plus pattern and supplies.

Contact Quilter's Dream to sign up. http://www.lovelandsquiltersdream.com/ or call (970) 461-8373

     De-mystify with knowledge and skill, finding the FUN and EASE of reverse needle-turn applique done the Eye of the Beholder way.  Learn all the steps in the process of trace, baste, snip and stitch, giving you crisp points and graceful curves.  See the beauty of the Sweetheart Sorbet, medallion XII (26” x 26”) revealed as you sew.  Come be empowered as you make something beautiful! Make it as we did, or re- imagine it in your colors.  Learn with others and experience the fun and beauty of reverse applique by hand.

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 Required: Sweetheart Sorbet, medallion XII pattern- $20.00

     Sweetheart Sorbet pattern by Eye of the Beholder Sweetheart Sorbet medallion XII is a great beginning pattern with or without the added applique. Pattern includes full-sized pattern pieces and reverse applique instructions for creating by hand or machine, with or without the added applique.

 BRING TO CLASS: (Supply List)*

  • Sweetheart Sorbet Medallion XII pattern
  • 1 – 30” x 30” square of medium/dark blue batik for top
  • 1 – 30” x 30” square of lt. pink batik for background
  • No. 7 Sharps needle for basting
  • No. 11 Milliners needle for appliqué
  • 1 spool of Button or quilting thread for basting (CONTRASTING COLOR to top fabric)
  • 1 Spool of thread for stitching (SAME COLOR as top fabric)
  • 1 pair small, sharp scissors
  • 25 safety pins for pin basting, or straight pins
  • Mechanical pencil or Frixion gel pen for tracing pattern onto wrong side of background fabric
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Helpful items:); Light box (to trace design onto background fabric; Needle threader for small-eyed needle

Contact Quilter's Dream to sign up. http://www.lovelandsquiltersdream.com/ or call (970) 461-8373

Earlier Event: February 1
One Woman Quilt Show: Quilt Choreography
Later Event: February 10
DEMO Day at Sew Downtown