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Geranium

Make a realistic 3-D geranium out of fabric using the innovative technique Appli-bond©. This is a technique class. Basic needle turn applique will be taught. This project appeals to all levels, beginners because of its ease, to experts because if its design capabilities.

Size: 14" x 16"
Time to Complete: 5 - 6 hours

Needs List - Tools

  • Required pattern ($5.00/each)*
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Fabric scissors*
  • Paper scissors
  • White marking pencil*
  • Blue water soluble pen *
  • Straight pins
  • Glue baste-it or glue stick*
  • Template material (or pre-cut templates*)
  • Template marking pencil
  • Cutting mat / rotary cutter / ruler
  • Appliqué / straw needles*
  • Appli-bond needles*
  • Embroidery needles
  • Embroidery floss for the leaves and stamens (green)
  • Green or yellow glass seed beads (optional)*
  • Thread to match fabrics

* These products will be available for purchase in class.

Needs List - Fabrics

  • ¼ yd fabric for petals
  • Green fabric for the leaves and stems
  • Background fabric cut 10 ½ '' x 12 ½"
  • ¼ yd Heat N Bond Ultra Hold Iron on Adhesive (no substitutions)*
  • ¼ yd fabric for border and binding

* These products will be available for purchase in class.

Sewing machines are not needed. An iron and ironing surface would be very helpful.

Complete kits for the Geraniumare also available for $25.00 each. The kit includes the required $5.00 pattern, all fabrics including borders, bindings and background. Also included are the Heat N Bond and embroidery floss.

Please let me know the number of kits required in advance.

Joan Shay
17568 SE 121st Circ
Summerfield, FL. 34491
contact: email / 352-307-5278