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Workshop – Fast & Easy Quilted Jacket with Linda Whicker

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fast & Easy Quilted Jacket with Linda Whicker

Linda Whicker is a member of our guild who is looking forward to sharing with us her skills at
creating a quilted jacket. Linda has shown her jackets at our guild meetings during “Show &
Tell” and they are beautiful. She says they are fun to make, too. The jacket begins with a loose
fitting sweatshirt. Each one is unique based on the fabric chosen, lined or unlined, and neckline
and sleeve finishes. There may not be enough time in the workshop to complete the jacket but
you will have written instructions and a demonstration of what you need to do to complete the
jacket. Come join us for a fun day and make a new fashion statement everyone will admire.

Supply List

  • Sweatshirt, new or used, washed, that fits loosely all around or 1 size larger than you
    normally wear
  • Sewing machine with zig-zag stitch. Even-feed foot if you have one
  • Variety of fabrics-scrappy is fine-equivalent to about 2 ½ yards of as many or as few
    colors as you like
  • Fabric scissors, pins, ruler or tape measure
  • Basting spray or glue stick, or fusible web (stitch witchery), or light weight Heat ‘n Bond
  • Marking pen or chalk
  • Threads that match or coordinate with your fabric choices. You will probably need at
    least 2 large spools of your topstitching color. 2 ½ yards of cotton fabric for lining if you
    choose to line your jacket. ½ yard for binding. But if you choose to line it and bind it
    with the same fabric get 3 yards. If you are size 1x or larger, get 3 yards for the lining or
    3 ½ for same binding and lining.
  • Small iron and pressing mat/board if you have one
  • Wax paper if you have it. Some will be available
  • Yarns, specialty threads, trims, and narrow ribbons for possible embellishment

Workshop fee:
$25.00 members, $40.00 non-FP&Q members
To register: Make your check payable to Forsyth Piecers & Quilters and send to Dianne Luce,
1221 Strathmore Circle, Winston-Salem NC 27104.

Contact Dianne Luce, Workshop Chair, with any questions and to reserve a spot:
fluce@triad.rr.com, 336-765-7914.

Details

Date:
August 14
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

Dianne Luce
Phone:
336-765-7914
Email:
fluce@triad.rr.com

Venue

Parkway Presbyterian Church
1000 Yorkshire Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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