Appliqué workshop

Appliqué describes the process used when cutting out a shapes and attaching them to fabrics to create a decorative detail or picture. Appliqué is a great way to add interest to a cushion, quilt or item of clothing.

For this course you will need to be competent in using a sewing machine.

In this course you will learn the following:

  • Draw the shape you would like to attach to your fabric
  • Cutting out your shape
  • How to use fusaweb
  • How to iron and attach to your fabric using machine sewing
  • Stitches that can be used to add decoration

For this course you will need the following

  • Basic sewing kit to include dressmaking scissors, unpicker, bright coloured polycotton thread, pins, spare sewing machine needles, hand sewing needles, tailors chalk
  • Pen and paper
  • A few shapes you would like use .i.e. Flower, butterfly, tractor
  • A piece of card to cut your shapes from and draw around: an old cereal box will do
  • ½ metre of plain 100% cotton in a colour of your choice
  • 2 patterned fat quarters
  • Thread to match your materials
  • ½ metre lightweight fusaweb or bondaweb
  • ½ metre medium weight interfacing

Duration: 2 ½ hours

Date: Dates to be arranged

Time: 6pm – 8.30pm

Cost: £25.00

Tutor: Lynn Horniblow

Min: 4 people Max: 8 people

 

To register your interest please telephone 01308 456844 or print this Application form to send with your payment.


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