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Pets With Personality

Pets With Personality

  • Briefly: Create a wonderful and cherished art quilt of your special "Pet with Personality" using fabric and thread (Scroll down for detailed description)
  • Type: Workshop
  • Tutor: Marilyn Lee
  • Videos: 12
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Number of Lessons: 5
  • Techniques

    Applique, Design

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  • Tags: animal, applique, applique design, art quilt, Design a quilt, fiber arts, Machine Appliqué, machine quilting, Marilyn Lee, memory quilt, online workshop, thread painting

  • Regular price $53.00 USD
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    • Description
    • Requirements

    From your photo will emerge a beautiful likeness of your special "Pet with Personality". We will take colorful fabric and thread and turn them into a one-of-a-kind art quilt that you will cherish for years to come.

    In this workshop you will learn everything you need to know about the process from beginning to end including how to prepare a pattern, piecing, thread painting, and finishing your wonderful pet quilt. This class is perfect for beginners and advanced quilters alike!

    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)

    Time Duration applies only to teacher access for your question and answer duration.


    Lesson one:

    • Choosing a pet photo
    • Preparing photo 
    • Enlarging photo

    Lesson two:

    • Choosing your fabric 
    • Ironing on fusible 
    • Preparing your quilt base

    Lesson three:

    • Piecing your pet quilt

    Lesson four:

    • Prepare your quilt for threadwork  
    • Sewing down the pieces
    • Thread paint your image

    Lesson five:

    • Quilting and finish your pet quilt

      Supplies Required for Workshop

      You will be using a photo of your special pet to create your own art quilt. Depending on the size of the finished piece and if you wish to piece a background compared to just piecing your pet, the amount of fabric you will need will vary greatly. To give you an idea of size, my Tilly quilt finished at 45" x 49". You can make whatever size you wish.

      • Favorite pet photo
      • Fabric
      • Fusible webbing
      • Sheer see-through fabric for quilt base
      • Iron
      • Sharp scissors, preferably one large and one small
      • Sewing machine
      • Thread
      • Batting
      • Pins
      • Fabric marker or magic marker
      • Backing fabric
      • Binding or border fabric
      • Teflon or silicone ironing sheet(optional)
      • Muffin tins, cookie sheets
      • Internet connection to download Paint.NET program