Novi, MI

Piano Keys and Champagne Bubbles (BYOF)
Teacher: Nelly Vileikis
 
Thursday, November 10, 2022
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
 
Code(s): C41, D57XY Hands on Workshop
 
Suburban Collection Showplace
 
Pre-Registration Closed
 
Pricing Information
 
Session Value: 3
Price Per Session (before discount): $23.00
Materials Fee: $20.00

While working on this elegant and contemporary wall quilt you will explore several techniques to make and applique circles. Strip piece the piano keys and then cut a gentle free form curve to create. via seam or applique, a frame for the bubbles. The applique may be done by hand or machine. Includes short discussion of quilting choices. Bring your own fabric; see supply list for details.

In the Bernina Studio sponsored by Decorative Stitch
  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Category(ies): Rookies and Refreshers, Just for Fun, Home Décor, Gift Items, Experienced Sewers, Quiltmaking, Embellishment, Appliqué, Piecing Techniques
  • Experience Level:

    Advanced beginner and up.

  • Prerequisite:

    Know how to accurately sew a 1/4-inch seam allowance and use rotary cutting equipment.

  • Advance Prep:

    Label as indicated in parentheses.

    From Background fabric

    • (1) 3.5-inch x WOF (width of fabric) strip (border)
    • (2) 1.5-inch x WOF strips (white keys)
      • From each strip cut (1) 1.5-inch x 25-inch strip (A) and (1) 1.5-inch x 17-inch strip (B), you end up with two of A and two of B
    • (2) 3-inch x WOF strips (white keys)
      • From one strip cut (1) 3 x 25-inch strip (A*) and (1) 3 x 8-inch strip (C)
      • From the second strip cut (2) 3 x 17-inch strips (B*)
    • (4) 2.5-inch x WOF (binding)
    • The remaining background section is to applique the bubbles.

    From Dark Piano Keys fabric

    • (4) 1.5-inch x WOF strips, each cut into (1) 1.5-inch x 25-inch strip (DA) and (1) 1.5-inch x 17-inch strip (DB)

    Any questions, please email Nelly directly at nellyvileikis@gmail.com. In the subject line type HELP WITH OSQE CLASS

  • Supply List:

    Fine patchwork pins, small sharp scissors, small bottle of Elmers Glue (white school glue), mechanical pencil, rotary cutter with new blade, 6 x 24-inch ruler, 12.5-inch square ruler, reading glasses if you wear them and anything else that will make your sewing experience more enjoyable. Note: Rotary cutting mats will be available in the classroom.

    Fabric requirements:

    • 1 1/2 yard non directional fabric for background
    • 1/4-yard dark fabric for piano keys
    • (5) 6-inch squares of fabric for bubbles
    • (4) 4-inch squares of fabric for bubbles
    • (6) 3-inch squares of fabric for bubbles (bring a few more if you like)
  • Completion Level:

    Will learn enough to finish at home.

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