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Dazzling Dogwoods
by Andi Perejda

Supply List FOR ONE-DAY CLASS
(for multi-day classes, see the bottom of this page)




     

    Basic hand sewing supplies:

  • Applique needles, small scissors, any thread you like that matches fabric
  • White chalk pencil and silver pencil
  • Small pins

  • One-half to one yard of white PFD cotton sateen or white cotton PFD fabric to make dogwood flower petals. If no PFD fabric is available, wash and iron white fabric.
  • Small scraps of dark magenta fabric for dogwood flowers.
  • Flower-center fabric—a gold perhaps, small pieces are fine.
  • Small amounts of green, gold and/or brown seed beads.
  • Gray silamide beading thread (very small amount).
  • One-half yard pieces of brown and/or gray fabrics for branches. A variety of green fabrics as you like for leaves. We will cut branch strips from the bias. Hand-dyes are always interesting.
  • One yard of background fabric that will allow white flowers to show against it. You may piece your background before class if you like. Background fabric should measure 30" x 30".

  • Prismacolor (or similar) pencils (Indigo, Lilac, Spring Green, Apple Green, Blush Pink, Deco Pink).
  • Black micron pen (0.01 - 0.05).

  • Additional dogwood patterns will be available in class for a small fee.


Dazzling Dogwoods
by Andi Perejda

Supply List FOR MULTI-DAY CLASS

Pattern fee: $5 for one-day class / $5.00 per pattern for multi-day workshop
  • Close-up photos of dogwood blossoms if you have them and want to use them. Optimal photos will be of single blossoms taken from a variety of angles. If you want to work from your own photos, please bring several sheets of overhead projector acetate and a fine point black marking pen.
    OR
    Instructor will supply patterns for dogwood blossoms and branches for students as desired. The focus of the workshop will be to use blossoms and branches to create individualized quilt designs. The fee for each page of patterns as seen in “Branching Out” is $5.00

  • Easel paper with one-inch grid (several sheets)
  • A few sheets of paper to sketch on
  • Pencil with eraser
  • Scotch tape
  • Paper scissors
  • Fine point Sharpie marker

  • One yard of white PFD cotton sateen or other white PFD fabric (Available at Dharma Trading Co.) If no PFD fabric is available, wash and iron white fabric before class. Instructor will have PFD white fabric available in class for sale.
  • Small scraps of dark magenta fabric for dogwood flowers
  • Flower-center fabric: Gold or gold-green
  • Small amounts of green, gold and brown seed beads and short bugle beads
  • Gray silamide beading thread OR colors to match beads (very small amount).
  • One-yard pieces of brown and/or gray fabrics: branch strips will be cut from the bias.
  • A variety of green fabrics as you like for leaves. Hand-dyes are always interesting.

  • Background fabric(s) that will allow white or pastel flowers and leaves to show against it. Creation of a small art quilt will require about a yard of fabric, while a large quilt will require several yards. If you desire a pieced background, you may bring a sewing machine and piece it in class, or bring fabric already pieced at home. Consider using jacquards, dupioni silks, or lighter-weight home-decorating fabrics in addition to cottons if you desire. If using silk, bring fusible lightweight knit interfacing for stability.

  • Rotary cutter, ruler and mat
  • Iron and ironing surface

  • One 13 gallon plastic garbage sack, an old bath towel and a fat quarter of cheap muslin.
  • Masking tape or duct tape
  • Golden Fluid Acrylic paints in 1.8 oz. Bottles: Pyrrole Red and Permanent Light Green. (Available at Michael's)
  • Inexpensive boar bristle brushes: ˝” and 2” widths
  • 3 small plastic containers for paints and water: yogurt cups or applesauce cups are perfect size
  • Prismacolor pencils: Indigo, Lilac, Spring Green, Apple Green, Blush Pink, Deco Pink
  • Black micron pen (0.01 - 0.05).

  • Hand applique supplies: Applique needles (generally sharps); small, sharp scissors; threads to match fabrics
  • White chalk pencil
  • Silver pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Small, fine pins

  • Optional: Embroidery floss in pastel pink, green and lavender (for large blossoms only)
  • Optional: Light box
  • Optional: Sewing machine and supplies (if piecing a background)
  • Suggested: Small table lamp & extension cord