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Workshops - Crystal Star (6 hour workshop)

Crystal Star  (6 hour workshop)
Supply list
(Handouts: $18, includes handouts and rotary templates. This will be collected by the teacher by the end of class)
  • Rotary cutter
  • Rotary mat
  • Rotary ruler  (6"x 12" or 6" x 24")
  • 1 1/2 yard flannel, pellon fleece or even leftover batting to use as a design wall
  • Sewing machine (off-white thread, bobbins, needles)
  • Basic sewing supplies (seam ripper, pins, ect)
  • Can of Magic Sizing or light spray sizing (available in laundry aisle in grocery store) or Best Press
  • Design wall and masking tape (flannel or left-over batting work well for a design wall)
  • Colored pencils (optional)

FABRIC: Choose two color families that work well together such as blue and green.  Bring 2-6 lights, 2-6 medium and 2-6 darks in each family. Make sure your fabrics are not busy prints. A fat quarter of each fabric is enough. You may bring more fabric if you wish.  (Fabric will be available in class)

You can also use Karen Combs' gradated fabric, available on her webpage. Click here for Karen's online catalog. If you use Karen's fabrics, select 2 colors you enjoy working with. Make sure there is a contrast between the two colors.

What is a busy print?  Any high contrast print such as white over a dark color, a small calico print or a "loud" print.  The fabric "Stonehenge" is a good example of a non-busy print.    CLICK HERE TO SEE FABRIC SUGGESTIONS

Background: 1/3 yard light non-busy print (This can be purchased after class)

Border: 1/2 yard medium or dark print that works well with your two color families. This fabric can be a busy print. (This can be purchased after class.)



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