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Beginning Hand Applique 3 Session Class (2:00pm-4:00pm) May 6th, May 20th and June 3rd

Create a 3 block wall-hanging as you learn the basics of hand applique.  We will start with a simple heart with all the basic elements in the first session and then progress to the traditional house block with lots of corners and angles.  The 3rd session will include layering and reverse applique.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: You must be able to thread a hand needle!
Materials Included: Hand-out with patterns for 3 lessons and finishing instructions.
Requirements: 3 12" background squares, may be the same fabric or different for each block.
8" square for heart applique
9" square for house applique
6" square for flower vase
2" x 5" scrap for tulip tips
3" x 6" scrap for tulips
4" x 5" scrap for leaves
3" x 3" scrap for stems
2" x 2" scrap for heart
Not required for class, but needed to finish the wall-hanging
1/2 yard inner border and binding
1/3 yard outer border; may be the same fabric as background squares, in which case, you would need a total of 3/4 yard
Basic hand sewing supplies:
Thread scissors and/or fabric scissors
Paper of craft scissors
Straw, milliner or sharp needles
Thread to blend with applique fabrics
Basting thread or contrasting thread
Applique pins - optional, but helpful
Instructor: Mary Humphrey
Instructor Bio: Shop Owner Mary began hand embroidery projects at age 5, and made her first quilt at 12. She comes by it naturally, learning from her mother, Helen, who was an avid sewer, weaver, appliquer and bobbin-lace maker. Mary lives with her husband of 39 years, Buddy, at Lake Monticello outside of Charlottesville.
Class Fee includes 3 pattern handouts and finishing instructions for a small wall-hanging

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