Sun Printing and Other Fabric Painting Techniques

Learn to paint using Pebeo setacolor fabric paints on cotton.  Special effects techniques such as sun printing and using salt will be explored. Create your own fabric for a special landscape, shaded fabric for a flower you wish to appliqué, yardage for a special sky or backgrounds for an embroidery. You will learn how to mix colours and apply the paints.  A demonstration using Derwent Inktense pencils will also be given. Comprehensive notes provided.

Techniques in Applique

Perfect the use of fusible webs and sewing machine satin stitch and then move on to learn methods that look like hand applique. You will learn to use both freezer paper and dressmaker’s interfacing and to attach invisibly using the blind stitch. You will go home with a sampler of applique techniques.

Thread Painting

Learn the basics of free motion embroidery to create landscapes. Complete a sampler as you learn to make grasses, leaves, flowers, weeds, trees, etc. You can spend the entire day perfecting your skills or start a simple landscape.

 

Thread Painting

Learn the basics of free motion embroidery to create landscapes. Complete a sampler as you learn to make grasses, leaves, flowers, weeds, trees, etc. You can spend the entire day perfecting your skills or start a simple landscape.

 

Painting Backgrounds for Quilts or Embroideries

 Learn to paint using Pebeo setacolor fabric paints on cotton or embroidery fabrics. Create your own fabric for a special landscape, shaded fabric for a flower you wish to appliqué, yardage for a special sky or backgrounds for an embroidery. You will learn how to mix colours and apply the paints. Special effects techniques such as sun printing and using salt will also be explored.

 

 

 

 

Painting Backgrounds for Quilts or Embroideries

Painting Backgrounds for Quilts or Embroideries- Learn to paint using Pebeo setacolor fabric paints on cotton or embroidery fabrics. Create your own fabric for a special landscape, shaded fabric for a flower you wish to appliqué, yardage for a special sky or backgrounds for an embroidery. You will learn how to mix colours and apply the paints. Special effects techniques such as sun printing and using salt will also be explored.

 

 

 

 

Thread Painting

Learn the basics of free motion embroidery to create landscapes. Complete a sampler as you learn to make grasses, leaves, flowers, weeds, trees, etc. You can spend the entire day perfecting your skills or start a simple landscape.

 

 

Painting Backgrounds for Quilts or Embroideries

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Learn to paint using Pebeo setacolor fabric paints on cotton or embroidery fabrics. Create your own fabric for a special landscape, shaded fabric for a flower you wish to appliqué, yardage for a special sky or backgrounds for an embroidery. You will learn how to mix colours and apply the paints. Special effects techniques such as sun printing and using salt will also be explored. A demonstration using Derwent Inktense pencils will also be given. Comprehensive notes provided.

Techniques in Applique

Perfect the use of fusible webs and the satin stitch and then move on to learn  methods that look like hand applique. You will learn to use both freezer paper and dressmaker’s interfacing and to attach invisibly using the blind stitch. You will go home with a sampler of applique techniques. Comprehensive notes provided.