• Sew Creative Stitchery: Art Quilts @ Cartersville Library

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    Name: Sew Creative Stitchery: Art Quilts @ Cartersville Library
    Date: June 22, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
     


    Introduction to Art Quilting

    Saturday, June 22, 2019 – 1:00 – 4:00 pm

    Bartow County Library, Cartersville

    Instructor: Teresa Cook

    Class fee: $10.00

    Pre-registration required, limit 12

    Learn how to create a free form style of art quilting with fabric and artistic embellishments – no sewing in this class! 

    Workshop kit provides fabric for Terence, the sea turtle, and the sea floor; freezer paper and fusible web; plus an original design pattern.

    Experience working with fabric (quilting/sewing) and some art knowledge is required.

    Supplies that you should bring:

    Fabric (Batiks preferred or solids):

    • One fat quarter for ocean background (water), not too dark
    • 10”x10” yellow or gold fabric for seahorse family
    • 4”x4” tan for starfish
    • 2 ½” strip of green – width of fabric
    • 3 or 4 pieces of tan scraps for seashells, at least 3”x3”
    • One scrap piece of muslin, fat quarter size, to cover your design before pressing

    Tools:

    • Sharp pencil or two
    • Non-permanent marking tools
    • Pins
    • Basting glue (NOT permanent!)
    • Masking tape
    • Scissors – one for fabric only; one with sharp pointed tip that can cut fabric with paper
    • For adding details – colored pencils, crayons, paint pens (but NO actual fabric paint!)
    Location:
    Cartersville Library Meeting Room
    429 West Main Street
    Contact Information:
    Adult Services, 770-382-4203, ext. 138
    Fees/Admission:
    $10 for the workshop kit, which provides fabric for Terence, the sea turtle, and the sea floor; freezer paper and fusible web; plus an original design pattern.
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