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Quilt GARDEN PARTY by Melody Crust

Embellished Pink Purse by Melody Crust

Embellishments, etc.

One or two day workshop
All skill levels - Design - Hand Techniques

Quilters will combine basic blocks, embroidery and "beads, bangles, buttons and bows" to make their own special quilt. Melody will guide you in the creative use of fabric, buttons, threads and beads. Learn an easy way to make a bow, how to create texture with ribbons and lace and to make folded ribbon roses.

Supply List

Please bring the project you wish to embellish and any of the items listed which you would like to use.

  • Basic sewing supplies (scissors, needles, thread, etc.)
  • Embroidery needles
  • Chenille needles (for silk ribbon work)
  • Marking pen or pencil (appropriate color)
(You do not need to bring all of the following, but remember 'variety is the spice of life')
  • Embroidery floss, silk button hole twist, metallic thread, pearl cotton-assorted colors
  • Beads
  • Nymo thread (beading thread)
  • Buttons
  • Brass charms
  • Ribbon - scraps - 1/16" wide to 1" wide: satin, textured, picot-edged, velvet, grosgrain
  • Silk Ribbon - assorted colors
  • Lace or lace motifs
  • Ribbon roses
  • Trinkets
  • Lace
  • Lace motifs
  • Doilies
  • Cording
  • Chiffon fabric
  • Bridal veil
Optional, but nice
  • Lamp, if you need one
  • Show and tell

Contact me about availability and fee schedule

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