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Sign up for These 5 WonderFil™ Classes at Festival of Quilts!

Sign up for These 5 WonderFil™ Classes at Festival of Quilts!
A huge thank you for everyone who joined us at Festival of Quilts! We sold out of almost EVERY class available, and it was a fantastic chance to meet all of you. We hope to see you again next year!
festival of quilts birmingham
Festival of Quilts 2017
August 10-13
NEC, Birmingham, England
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One of the UK's biggest quilt shows is around the corner! This August, the Festival of Quilts will be back and WonderFil™ is excited to offer 5 different classes taught by Valerie Mizzoni from Canada and Herma de Ruiter from the Netherlands. WonderFil™ will also be exhibiting, so we encourage you to drop by for inspiration, threaducation, and any sewing questions you might have. Spaces are limited so sign up early to reserve your seat today!

Click Here for the Festival of Quilts Website & Showguide

 

Threadpainted Miniature

 

Threadpainted Miniature

Choose from 2 sessions:
Thursday August 10 - 1:30pm
Saturday August 12 - 1:30pm

Find inspiration in pictures of beautiful sunrises and sunsets and make your own. Do you like your clouds in soft pastels or more vibrant colours? Stitch your own miniature sunset or sunrise using the kit provided. You can choose your own colours. What does your favourite sky look like? Do you prefer abstract? Then that’s an option too. You will take home a finished and framed miniature work of art.

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transparent 3d-stitching

 

Transparent 3-D Stitching

Friday August 11 - 1:30pm

Couch Razzle™, Dazzle™ and/or Sizzle™ 8wt rayon + metallic threads onto organza and a water solvable stabilizer to create a 3D transparent object (tealight holder). Create shapes and patterns on the organza by stitching lines with thick threads using a couching foot. Go for subtle effects with a little glimmer using Razzle™ and Dazzle™ or go all out with the sparkle of Sizzle™. Finish with the decorative stitches on the sewing machine.

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sashiko stitched modern tea towel

 

Sashiko Stitched Modern Tea Towel - 1hr Workshop - Beginner Level

Choose from 2 sessions:
August 10 - 1:00pm
August 13 - 10:30am

Sashiko (translated - ‘little stabs’) is the Japanese folk art of using running stitches in circular or geometric designs. Learn to create simple modern designs using specialty threads and this age old technique. In this 1 hour class you will create an interesting and modern tea towel, and get inspiration for other effective accents for your home, or interesting blocks for your quilts!

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swedish weaving pot holders

 

Swedish Weaving Pot Holders - 1hr Workshop - Beginner Level

Choose from 3 sessions:
August 10 - 3:30pm
August 11 - 2:15pm
August 12 - 3:30pm

Learn the simple techniques of an age old form of stitching. Swedish Weaving (or Huck Weaving) is a technique of stitching through the top threads of a fabric, so the stitching doesn’t show on the underside of your work. Learn to create interesting folk art accents for your home using specialty threads. You will receive what you need to create pot holders as a simple starting project.

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English paper pieced hexagonal hot pad

 

English Paper Pieced Hexagonal Hot Pad - 1hr Workshop - Beginner Level

Choose from 2 sessions:
August 11 - 11:45am
August 12 - 11:45am

Find out the dramatic difference you can achieve when English paper piecing with a super fine thread. WonderFil’s 100wt InvisaFil™ will make your finished stitches completely disappear in your work! In this quick and easy class, create a hot pad to brighten your table.

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    Maura Kang
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