Painted Little Helpers

Painted Little Helpers

Painted Little Helpers

Painted Applique-Machine Applique

Learn to paint and applique these darling little birds perched on a pincushion and a spool of thread. Linda shows you how to color, blend, shade, and outline using her Painted Applique technique. Instead of appliqueing many pieces together, large shapes are painted first and appliqued down as one big unit.

Kit fee price: $33.00 

Kit includes:

· Step by step Photo Instructions and Master Pattern

· Pattern drawn on PFD (prepared for dye) fabric

High quality paintbrushes

· Black fabric Textile Marker

· Iridescent Textile medium

· Ink Pencils and Textile Paints

· Water soluble glue stick

· Lightweight interfacing with drawn circle

· Photograph and Project Bag

Water soluble fusible stabilizer

· Linda does a lot of the prep work for you


What you will need to bring:

· Fabric and Paper Cutting Scissors

· Masking or Artist Tape

· Paper Towels

· 8.5” x 11” piece of smooth (not corrugated) cardboard

· Container to fill with water

· Apron or old cloths

· Washcloth inside of plastic baggie

If you have a light box….bring it or they can be shared


All fabric should be pre-washed

Oval: 16″ x 20″ rectangle of light

Background: 22½″ x 27½″ rectangle of blue cotton fabric


Program Chairman: Irons, Ironing Boards and a couple of blow dryers are needed for this class.

Sewing Machines: Be sure your sewing machine is in good working condition, free of lint buildup, and a new 70/10 universal needle inserted. Open toe applique foot is essential to bring.