| Classes Offered by Connie Sue
Class 3 - Combination Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced
|Class 3: Combination of Class 1 and Class 2 – 6 hours
Description: This class is my most popular class. I actually teach both a beginner’s class and an intermediate class at the same time. It is designed for guilds that don’t have enough beginners for a class or enough intermediates for a class.
Discuss necessary tools
Draw pattern on reverse side of background fabric.
Discuss the placement of appliqué patches
Watch demo of back basting
Learn the quick prep appliqué stitch
Baste your first patch
Line an appliqué patch
Watch demo of stitching of outer curve
Discuss use of the “Appliqué Turner” tool
Stitch your first outer curve.
Make a split leaf
Watch demo of stitching an inner curve.
Stitch your first inner curve.
Stitch a bias stem
Add embroidery to our appliqué.
Practice! Practice! Practice! I will give individualized attention to all participants – particularly beginners.
Watch demo of outer points
Stitch an outer point
Make a skinny stem
Watch demo of inner points
S Stitch an inner point
Stitch a circle
Discuss layering of pattern pieces
Discuss additional techniques
Prepare dark background fabric for appliqué.
1 light box for every 5 students
Each student should bring a basic sewing kit including:
Scissors (both regular and serrated if you have them)
Needle threader if you normally use one (Optional - can skip if you don’t usually use one)
1 spool 50 wt. or heavier white or light-colored thread
1 spool 50 wt. or heavier black or very dark-colored thread
1 fat quarter of good quality muslin or light-colored 100% cotton quilting fabric
1 large needle size 5, 6, 7, or 8
#2 lead pencil
Each student will purchase a kit that I will supply. It will contain:
Pattern for class
Applique fabric for class
Packet of needles
1-spool Kimono silk in a neutral color
Pattern to make after class
Number of students: Maximum 20. If there are more who want to take the class, I would be happy to repeat the class. The $400.00 charge applies for each class taught.
Charge: Trunk show - $100.00. This includes up to 2 trunk shows. If applicable one will be in the afternoon and the second in the evening
Class 3: $400.00 per class.
Note: Trunk show and one workshop must be booked together. The workshop and trunk show do not have to be on the same day.
Click here for a PDF file of info for class 3.