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Monday, November 18, 2013

Applique Buffet Workshop with Anita Zobens

On Saturday Nov 9th twenty quilters (guild members and friends) enjoyed a wonderful workshop taught by Anita Zobens.   The class was called "Applique Buffet".
In the morning we learned techniques for Invisible Machine Applique and Fusible Applique.  We learned about using wash-away templates, glue sticks and invisible thread.
In the afternoon we experimented with threads of different weights and fibers while sewing decorative stitches.  It was very interesting to see how a decorative stitch could look completely different depending upon the thread that was used.  It was also a great way to become more familiar with your own machine and the decorative stitches that you hardly ever use.

Anita demonstrating the use of a template.
Debbie ironing her applique
Angie's applique done with a decorative stitch.

Christine checking out a spool of thread

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