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Christmas Holly Wreath

Learn easy methods of applique and quilting techniques for a festive look.

With: Ruth Blanchet
Skill Level: Intermediate

Learn easy methods of applique and quilting techniques for a festive look.

Christmas Holly Wreath calendar image

3 Lessons
Type: On-demand
Price: $30.00
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Features

Description

This design is a Christmas best selling pattern. Ruth's step-by-step instructions, enhanced with tips and tricks, will guide you through this entire project in a timely manner while learning several different methods of applique and quilting. The class is three lessons long and begins with selecting fabrics and colors to use, includes easy to use methods of applique, teaches quilting techniques and finishes with ideas to add your label and embellishments. Class Project is 28" square.

Student Comments

Leesa:

I do love your instructions. Even for me, who is slightly dyslexic, they were easy to follow.

Lorraine:

I could not have learned this from a better teacher than you, Ruth, you do go way out of your way for your students and that makes you the best..I will follow your teaching anywhere.

Supplies Required for Workshop

Class Project is 28" square. Additional borders may be added to enlarge it (requirements to enlarge are not included below)

  • Background: 7/8 yd [.8m] (light)
  • First Border: 3/8 yd [.35m] (green)
  • At least SIX different green fabrics: Fat Eighth of each (holly leaves)
  • ONE fat quarter of dark green (background of wreath)
  • ONE fat quarter of red (ribbon, balls & berries)
  • 1yd [1m] fusible webbing
  • 1/2 yd [.5m] Stabilizer (iron on or tear away)
  • Batting & backing fabric at least 4" larger than quilt size
  • Binding fabric: 1/4 yd [.25m]
  • Thread for quilting & piecing
  • Machine embroidery threads: shades of red & green, plus white and gold for plaid stitching
  • Quilting pencil or removable marking pen
  • Sewing machine and accessories
  • General quilting tools such as rotary cutter, mats, rulers, pins, safety pins, etc
  • Teflon Sheet, parchment paper or baking paper
  • Lightbox may be useful

Student Comments

Leesa:

I do love your instructions. Even for me, who is slightly dyslexic, they were easy to follow.

Lorraine:

I could not have learned this from a better teacher than you, Ruth, you do go way out of your way for your students and that makes you the best..I will follow your teaching anywhere.

Patricia:

I learned a lot of new information, very interesting. My question were answered and I got more info than asked

Student's projects

Projects Made By Ruth Blanchet

Here are some projects made using the techniques learned in this workshop.

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