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Whimisical Lollipop Flower: Hand Reverse Applique

  • Ontario Convention Center 1160 N Dewey Way Upland, CA, 91786 United States (map)
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Teaching at Road to CA

Friday Jan. 24, 6 - 9 pm

Whimsical Lollipop Flower Block excerpted from Lollipop Garden Quilt

Hand Reverse Applique with Applique

Register for class: #5069C

Join the fun! Be empowered!

Reverse appliqué mixed with appliqué gives a unique, dimensional look to your quilt! Like in a real garden, the receding greenery is created in the background fabric peeking out of the black top fabric. And the blossom-dots pop because they are appliquéd.

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Learn the quick and easy steps in Eye of the Beholder’s trace, baste, snip and stitch process to hand reverse appliqué, and get pointers on how to successfully needle-turn appliqué, giving you crisp points and graceful curves. See the dimensional magic of the Lollipop Flower block (7” x 7”) from Lollipop Garden Quilt (40” x 40”) revealed as you stitch.  We designed the pattern in Black & Bright batik fabrics by Island Batiks, but perhaps you’ll re- imagine it in your own colors.  Learn with others and experience the fun and beauty of reverse appliqué by hand.

Supply List below is to make 1 – 7” x 7” Lollipop Flower Block

Required: Lollipop Garden Quilt XV pattern- $18.50 print/ $13.88 digital available at www.eobquiltdesign.com (If you purchase the digital PDF, print it “actual” size/ “full” size.)

  • 8 ½” x 8 ½” square of batik, background fabric (Green in the picture)

  • 8 ½” x 8 ½” square of batik, top fabric (Black in the picture)

  • scraps for appliqué blossom-dots (no more than 7” x 7” square needed)

  • No. 7 Sharps needle for basting*

  • No. 11 Milliner’s needle for stitching*

  • 1 spool of Button/ hand quilting thread for basting (CONTRASTING COLOR to top fabric)*

  • 1 spool each of threads for hand stitching (SAME COLORs as top & appliqué fabrics)

  • 5 safety pins or straight pins for pin basting

  • Mechanical pencil for tracing pattern onto paper side of fusible

  • 1 pair small, sharp scissors*

*We recommend these helpful items available in our shop on our Notions page: Kai 4” slightly blunted bent-handled scissors; No.7 Sharps Needles; No.11 Milliner’s Needles; Desk Needle Threader; Basting Thread. 

To register, Sign up at Road2CA.com or click here.

To maximize our class time their is preparation for this class, see the complete supply list and information at Road to CA. Happy Quilting!