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
Applique or small sharp scissors – optional
Universal machine needles to match thread weight
Sharp or embroidery machine needles to match embroidery thread
Individual ironing surface (optional)
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”