Machine Applique Workshop Supply List

       Machine Embroidery thread to match or contrast with applique pieces

            60 wt thread to match applique pieces

            Invisible thread – clear for light fabric or smoke for dark fabric

            Zig zag machine AND Open toe foot – this should be your machine with the most decorative stitches. Don’t forget the power cord and foot pedal.

            Sharp lead pencils and sharpener or mechanical pencil

            Assorted fabric markers – air and water erasable, frixion, marking pencils including white if using dark background fabric

            Fine point Sharpie marker

            Tweezers

            Applique or small sharp scissors – optional

            Paper Scissors

            Fabric Scissors

            Universal machine needles to match thread weight

            Sharp or embroidery machine needles to match embroidery thread

            Individual ironing surface (optional)          

            Scotch tape

            Fabric: 6 to 10 background pieces at 8 ½ x 11” and 40 – 4” squares. Fabric should have good contrast with the background. White or light neutral fabric is suggested for the background. Thread to match applique pieces.

            Note pad and pen for note taking

 HOMEWORK:  Complete the foundation piecing on the sheet you received.

Note:  If you want to buy fusible, the best hand look result is Stacy Michel  “Soft Fuse”; the 2nd best is Sulky ‘Misty Fuse’ and last on my list is Steam a  Seam 2 “Lite”

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