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Have A Heart: Use Your Machine for Reverse Applique at AQS Quilt Week Paducah

  • Schroeder Expo Center 415 Park Street Paducah, KY, 42001 United States (map)
Heart Block, machine or hand reverse applique (6” x 6”)

Heart Block, machine or hand reverse applique (6” x 6”)

"Have A Heart: Use Your Machine for Reverse Applique"

Class # 53506 - Applique

Friday, September 13, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Madison Room

Member: $48 ; Retail: $60 (plus required kit fee-$23)

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 6" Reverse Appliqué block for the Snowy Hearts table runner (21 ½" x 35 ½") revealed as you stitch.  Come be empowered as you make a Heart block! Make it in red and soft grey/white 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.

Snowy Hearts, table runner IX (21 1/2” x 35 1/2”)

Snowy Hearts, table runner IX (21 1/2” x 35 1/2”)


A kit is required (Kit Fee: $23 -payable in class, cash preferred), and includes:

  • Snowy Hearts table runner IX 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) 7½" x 7½" square - grey/white batik for top

  • (1) 7½" x 7½" square - red batik for background

  • (1) 6" x 6" square - Soft Fuse™

  • (1) 7½" x 7½" square; (1) – 8” x 11” rectangle - fabric stabilizer (tear-away or wash-away) or Terial Magic® spray-on stabilizer

  • ((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 sharp tips, available to purchase in class, $16.00

Stationary sewing machines are provided by Elna. Irons are provided by Reliable. Rotary cutters, mats, and 6" x 24" rulers are provided by AccuQuilt®.

Registration begins May 21, 2019. Register at: http://www.quiltweek.com/locations/fall-paducah/

Later Event: September 27
Quilt-A-Fair 2019