Come join us for a lovely quilt adventure at the Fiber Arts Center! In this class we will be focusing on the hand applique techniques to render four beautiful quilt blocks to make a wonderful quilted wall hanging/quilt. Each month we will construct a block and learn how to applique stems, flowers, circles and more. You will become quite adept at appliquing lovely designs! Contact instructor, Kay Butler for further questions: 410-829-5136 or email: [email protected]
Instructor: Kay Butler
Location: Fiber Arts Center, 7 N 4th St., Denton, MD 21629
Cost: $60.00 Member, $75.00 Non Member
Dates: September 16, October 14, November 11, December 16, 2022
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Baltimore Country Cousin Fabric Requirements
Each block in the wallhanging/quilt is 16” square. We will be focusing on 4 blocks for this class and will feature a block each month.
Background: 2 yards of cream or white tone on tone prints
Border: 1 ½ yard
Green for stems and leaves: 4-5 fat quarters
I use five different greens in medium to dark values and ranging in color from yellow greens to dark hunter greens.
Red for flowers, hearts, and details: a couple of fat quarters or scraps.
Yellow for flowers and details: a couple of fat quarters or scraps.
Blue for vases, flowers and details: a couple of fat quarters
Pink for flowers and details: a couple of fat quarters
Blue water soluble pen (you can find these in Walmart)
Embroidery fabric scissors
Applique Needles or Sharps #10
White quilting thread (we’ll use for basting)
Matching thread for leaves, flowers, basket, etc.
Optional: light box (I’ll have one available)
Painters tape (I’ll be happy to share mine)
Fee for printed patterns: $10.00 (to be collected by the instructor in class);
You may wish to purchase on Amazon: Baltimore Country Cousin book by Susan McKelvey. Right now you can get it for about $6.75 used. Shipping will be about $3.50. You don’t have to purchase the book but it is a great reference. We will be using 16 inch patterns that I will print for you. (The book features 12 inch blocks….)