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Spring Love: Reverse Applique by Machine at Fall Paducah

  • Schroeder Expo Center 415 Park Street Paducah, KY, 42001 United States (map)

"Spring Love: Reverse Applique by Machine"

Spring Love Block: reverse applique by machine or hand (12” x 12”)

Spring Love Block: reverse applique by machine or hand (12” x 12”)

Class #53504-Applique

Thursday, September 12, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AQS Member: $48.00 ; Retail: $60.00

  • plus kit fee-$25.

  • Optional kit available for additional $40.

Location: Madison Room

Reverse appliqué gives a unique dimensional look to your quilted piece! The design is created in the background fabric peeking out of the top fabric. When you do it by machine, it takes no time at all. 

Learn the quick and easy steps in Margaret”s Trace, Snip, Iron, and Stitch process to machine reverse appliqué, and get pointers on how to satin stitch like a pro. See the beauty of the 12" Reverse Appliqué block, Spring Love, for Flowers in the Wind XV (18" x 42") revealed as you stitch. Come be empowered as you make the Spring Love block! Make it in purple and pink as Margaret did, or re-imagine it in your own colors. Learn with others and experience the fun and beauty of reverse appliqué by machine.



A kit is required (Kit Fee: $25, payable in class, cash preferred) and includes:

  • Flowers in the Wind table runner XV pattern

  • Practice Piece: an 8” x 11” rectangle of cut-out fused top material, an 8” x 11” rectangle background fabric, and the hand out Tips for Successful Machine Reverse Applique.

Please bring the following items to class:

  • Basic Sewing Supplies

  • (1) 13 ½" x 13 ½" square - medium-dark batik for top

  • (1) 13 ½" x 13 ½" square - light batik for background

  • (1) 12" x 12" square; (1) – 8” x 11” rectangle - fabric stabilizer (tear-away or wash-away) or Terial Magic™ spray-on stabilizer

  • (1) 12" x 12" square - Soft Fuse™

  • (1) spool thread to match top fabric

  • 5 safety pins or straight pins

  • Mechanical pencil

  • Optional Items: Light box to trace design onto fusible; Kai N5100b bent-handled scissors - available to purchase in class, $16.00

Flowers in the Wind, table runner XV ( 18” x 42”)

Flowers in the Wind, table runner XV ( 18” x 42”)

Optional Kit - $40.00:

  • 2 1/2 yards total of batiks by Island Batik to make the whole table runner top:

    • 1 yard -Purple Floral (111820495);

    • 1/8 yard-Dk. Purple dragonfly (111815425);

    • 1/8 yard-Lt. Purple dragonfly (111815420);

    • ½ yard-Lt. Pink (111819305);

    • 1/8 yard -White (Sprinkles. NC28-02);

    • Scraps or 1/8 yard - yellow (Dandelion. BE-C1);

    • ½ yard-Green (Marble-Leprechaun. BE24-G1),

    • (12" x 12") square - Soft Fuse™,

    • (1) spool - machine stitching thread,

  • To preorder the optional kit, contact Margaret by August 16, 2019 at eobquiltdesign.com, or purchase in our shop.

    Stationary sewing machines are provided by Elna.

Sewing Machines provided by ELna. Irons are provided by Reliable. Rotary cutters, mats, and 6" x 24" rulers are provided by AccuQuilt®.

Registration opens May 21, 2019.

To register go to: http://www.quiltweek.com/locations/fall-paducah/