PO Box 667 New Hope, PA 18938 215.862.5828

Joyce Hughes: Dimensional Thread Painting with Dreamscape Panel (Full Day WS, Thurs, 5/9/19, 9am-4pm)

Joyce Hughes: Dimensional Thread Painting with Dreamscape Panel (Full Day WS, Thurs, 5/9/19, 9am-4pm)
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Price: $65.00
ID Number : QL001


Dimensional Thread Painting with Dreamscape Panel,
Full Day Workshop
Thursday, May 9, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Want to learn Dimensional Thread Painting but you think it is too hard? I often hear, “I am not creative and can my machine do this, etc.?” Yes, you are creative and you can do this on your domestic sewing machine. In this class, you will start with a beautiful panel to create a piece of art! You will learn the proper steps of Dimensional Thread Painting and find it to be a fun and creative technique. Explore the various thread selection, setting up your machine for stitching techniques with free motion quilting of zigzag and straight stitching, bobbin work, and embellishing with netting and crystals. See the fabric come to life as you sew and layer the threads on top of your design. You will use the thread as paint and sew with different types of threads and color combinations. Learn how to create interesting texture and dimension in your quilting project. You will leave with a full knowledge of Dimensional Thread Painting and create a one-of-a-kind piece of art! Beginner & Intermediate levels.
Techniques Taught: Free Motion Quilting, Dimensional Thread Painting, Overlay Application, Crystal Embellishment, Bobbin Work and more!

Materials List:
Class kit, $25 payable to instructor, includes panel, batting, muslin, assorted overlays and embellishments, and use of threads for the bobbin. Bring to Class: Scissors to cut threads. Practice Quilt Sandwich (12” x 12”). If you like to use gloves, table sliders, etc. for Free Motion Quilting, please bring to class. #90 Topstitch
Needles. Threads: Mettler Silk Finish Variegated: #9075-9852 Mixed Browns, #9075-9818 Mixed Greens, #9075-9811 Mixed Blues, #9075-9861 Mixed Gray; Mettler Silk Finish: #9105-0092 Light Green, #9105-0757 Dark Green, #9105-1002 Dark Brown, #9105-0900 Medium Brown, #9105-4000 Black, #9105-1282 Dark Gray, #9105-1464 Sky Blue, #9105-0823 Dark Blue, #9105-1440 Teal Blue, #9105-2000 White (All thread and needle supplies will be available for purchase in class.) Optional Threads: Mettler Metallic: #7633-2108 Gold, #7633-4101 Blue, and/or #7633-5833 Green. Bobbin work will be demonstrated during class. Optional threads for bobbin work will be shown and discussed in class.

Sewing machines and accessories provided by BERNINA/ Hinkletown Sewing Machine Shop.