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Christmas Tree Skirts

  • Briefly: Everyone needs a Christmas Tree skirt - create poinsettias, holly, or snowflakes on yours. Read more
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Online here on our website
    (requires an account to log in)
  • Tutor: Ruth Blanchet
  • Videos: 9
  • Finished size: Various sizes
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Number of Lessons: 3
  • Techniques: Patchwork, Applique
  • Tags: applique, circular quilt, Fusible Web, holiday, Machine Appliqué, online workshop, patchwork, Ruth Blanchet

  • Regular price $32.00 USD
    Regular price Sale price $32.00 USD
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    • Description
    • Requirements
    • FAQ

    Join this online class to make your decorative tree skirt using one of our applique designs. You can make any size base to suit your tree and then decorate it with as much or as little as you want. You can even use your own pieced blocks instead of applique. Ruth will show you how. Included in this class are easy methods of quilting using either straight stitch quilting or free-motion techniques.

    Note: Once purchased, you can access the class data any time, 24 hours a day and you get immediate access. (if you don't have an account we suggest you sign up for one prior to purchase)

    For all designs:

    Background using 1 fabric only: 2-1/2 yds [3 yds; 4 yds] 
    OR 
    Background using 2 fabrics: Outer fabric: 1-1/2 yds [1-7/8 yds; 2-1/2 yds] & Inner fabric: 1 yd [1-1/8 yds; 1-1/2 yds] 

    Binding Fabric: 2/3 yd [3/4 yd; 1-1/4 yd] 
    Batting & backing fabric at least 4" larger than quilt size 
    Thread for piecing and quilting 
    8-10 snaps (or snap tape) OR velcro OR 2yd ribbon for closure 
    Sewing machine and accessories 
    General quilting supplies such as rotary cutter, mat, and rulers 
    Wedge Ruler (optional but useful) - wedge template is supplied in pattern 

    For all Applique designs: 
    1-1 1/2yd fusible webbing 
    Machine embroidery thread to match applique fabrics 
    Teflon Sheet, parchment paper, or baking paper 
    Lightbox maybe useful 

    Note: The following amounts are only a guideline for purchasing applique fabrics. You may use a larger variety of fabrics in which case the yardage will be smaller. 

    Poinsettia Design: 
    4-6 fat eighths red fabrics for flowers 
    4 fat eighths of green for leaves 
    Scraps of yellow for flower centers 

    Holly Design: 
    1/4 yd green for leaves 
    Scraps of red for berries 

    Snowflake Design: 
    1/2 yd for snowflakes 

    For pieced block insert 
    If you are inserting your own blocks, you will have extra background fabric. This can be used for your block backgrounds. In addition, you will need EIGHT 10" [12"; 14"] (finished) pieced blocks.

    Question: What does it mean by Duration of 10 or 14 weeks?
    Our standard duration for teacher help is 10 weeks. If you feel you need longer we have an option to select 14 weeks of teacher help. We find this is plenty of time for the student to be engaged. After the teacher time is ended you still have access to the class data and you also have access to extend your time at a later date (details are included in each class)
    Question: Is the workshop self-paced or do lessons open at certains times such as on a weekly schedule? 
    Workshops are self-paced. All lessons are available as soon as you access the class for the first time unless otherwise stated in the workshop description.
    Question: After I register for a workshop, how long can I access the class data (videos, text, images etc)
    Once purchased, you can access the class data at any time, 24 hours a day for as long as you need. On occasion, a teacher or workshop may retire, in this case we will give you fair warning so you can download the class data so you can still access the information.
    Question: Do I need to make an account?
    Yes, you need an account so you can log into the workshop. If you don't have an account we suggest you sign up for one prior to purchase. Workshops held at academyofquilting.com require an account on that website.
    Question: Can I ask the teacher questions?
    Yes, you can ask the teacher any questions relating to the workshop. Details on how to do this are provided in the course.
    Question: Where do I find the workshop I purchased?
    Sign into your account by clicking on the figure icon in the top right corner of this page. You will be directed to your workshop. Alternatively, click here to sign in.
    Question: Can I use PayPal to purchase a workshop?
    Yes, you can but we will need to send you an e-invoice as we no longer use PayPal. Please let us know which workshop you want when contacting us. There is a $2 transaction fee added per workshop.

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