February Workshop:
Laura Welklin Workshop, February 6, 2019



Laura Welklin will present a workshop on Small Scale Fused Appliqué
Where: St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 100 N St. Rd 46 Bypass, Bloomington, Indiana 47408
When: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bring a sack lunch (please, no nuts or red or purple-based drinks) or money to pick up lunch at a nearby restaurant.
Members: $25.00 plus purchase a $20 kit directly from Laura at the workshop, cash or check only — no credit cards. 
(You must have paid member dues for the 2018–2019 guild year to attend this workshop.)
Class size: Limited to 20.
Skill level: Suitable for all levels.
Supply List:

  • Sewing machine with “blanket stitch” capabilities. If you do not have this, a zigzag stitch will also work.

  • Sewing machine manual if you are not familiar with your machine blanket stitch.

  • Open toe appliqué foot.

  • Small sharp scissors, such as embroidery scissors.

  • Paper scissors and basic sewing supplies.

  • Tweezers; also bring reverse grip tweezers if you have them.

  • Empty machine bobbin. You will need this!

  • Small assortment of batiks or other tightly woven fabrics of various colors for appliqué flowers, stems, and leaves.

  • Background fabric of any type, one piece (about 8” x 8”) for practicing and small pieces for your finished project. Please starch these fairly heavily before coming to class.

  • Pressing cloth or a piece of muslin.

  • Spray starch.

  • Small iron and pressing surface, if you have it. The guild will also have three ironing stations.

The $20 kit includes 2 spools of Superior Kimono silk thread, 1 spool of Bottom Line thread for your bobbin, 1 package of size 60 machine needles, 1 piece of fusible web, and a mechanical pencil.

Register Online with PayPal*, in person at our BQG meetings, or mail in your check with the Workshop Mail-in Registration (PDF).  Registration deadline is Feb. 3, 2019.
 *Setting up a PayPal account only takes a few minutes.

If you have any questions, please contact Brenda Roach, email: