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Applique Away on Galveston Bay


  • The Tremont House 2300 Ship's Mechanic Row Galveston, TX 77550 USA (map)

Applique Away on Galveston Bay

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Tremont Hotel,

Galveston Island, TX

February 21 - 25, 2016

4th annual Applique Conference!

Registration is now open

http://www.appliqueawayongalvestonbay.com/

Immerse yourself. Its everything applique. Learn something new. Refine your skills. There's something for everyone from Beginner - Advanced, to learn from four fabulous Instructors- Sue Garman, Gretchen Gibbons, Pearl Pereira and Margaret Willingham.  Give yourself the gift of time to stitch to your heart's content for four fabulous fun-filled days on Galveston Bay, Galveston, TX. See all the classes you could take on the website;   http://www.appliqueawayongalvestonbay.com/#!page4/cfvg

Eye of the Beholder's Margaret Willingham will be sharing her love of reverse needle-turn applique using Trace! Baste! Snip! & Stitch! in some great projects.  

Majesty, Medallion IX (36" x 36"). can be made by hand or machine.  Hand will be taught at Applique Away on Galveston Bay.

Majesty, Medallion IX (36" x 36"). can be made by hand or machine.  Hand will be taught at Applique Away on Galveston Bay.

Celebrate Majesty

Instructor: Margaret Willingham

 Skill level: Beginner.

De-mystify needle-turn applique, step by step, one stitch at a time. Feel the pattern come alive in your hands as you trace, baste, snip & stitch the large sweeping shapes of the 36" x 36" Majesty, Medallion IX. This new medallion pattern (debuted April 30, 2015) is beautiful by itself as a wall-hanging or would give movement to a quilt as it's centerpiece. The larger shapes facilitate the learning process, with enough points and curves to give you opportunities to practice your stitching skills. Build confidence and grow in proficiency with inside and outside points and arcing curves with the tips you will learn. And be carried away by the creative journey of your own beautiful majesty....

Top Fabric: Fern. 

Top Fabric: Fern. 

Background Fabric: Vanilla

Background Fabric: Vanilla

Kit Fee: $87.00 includes;  Majesty Medallion IX pattern,  1 1/4 yd. top fabric,  1 1/4 yd. background fabric, 1 1/4 yd. backing fabric, 1/2 yd fabric for binding,  1 spool quilting thread for basting, 1 spool of thread for reverse applique, 1 pack No. 7 Sharp needles for basting, 1 pack No. 11 Milliner's needles for reverse applique.

Pattern alone: $24.00, Fabric/notions alone: $63.00

Rose Window

Instructor: Margaret Willingham

Skill level: Intermediate/ Advanced

  Add a touch of elegance to your home with Rose Window, Medallion II. Finished, it is a stunning 21.5" square piece rich in intricate detail that is possible using her reverse applique process. Nothing is cut away until the design is traced and basted. Then watch the beauty of the pattern peek out as you snip and stitch your way with sharp points and tiny round circles. You will love the results you get using this process, and you won't get hung up on the pins. Hand applique is a labor of LOVE, but when you trace, baste, snip & stitch!  You can hang it, frame it, drape it on a table or stuff it to make an elegant pillow in your boudoir. Bring the beauty of a cathedral window into your home.

Top fabric: Ruby Tonal. original top fabric.

Top fabric: Ruby Tonal. original top fabric.

Background fabric-option 1: Light Grey Feathers. Similar to original background fabric.

Background fabric-option 1: Light Grey Feathers. Similar to original background fabric.

Background fabric-option 2: Pink Flourish. 

Background fabric-option 2: Pink Flourish. 

Kit fee: $53 includes: Rose Window pattern, 3/4 yard top fabric, 3/4 yard background fabric, 3/4 yard backing fabric, 1 spool of quilting thread for basting, 1 spool thread for applique, 1 pack No. 7 Sharp needles for basting, 1 pack No. 11 Milliner's needles for applique.  (Fabrics: Top fabrics are identical to what's picture. Background fabrics  will be similar to those pictured. You get to choose.)

Pattern alone: $18, Fabric/notions alone: $35

Come join the fun! Meet some new quilting friends and bask in the atmosphere of creation! 

To find out more and to register: http://www.appliqueawayongalvestonbay.com/

 

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Trunk Show
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Colorado Springs Quilting Guild