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You can almost smell the sweet fragrance of the beach roses that are made with the Appli-bond technique. The realistic 3-D Hummingbird hovers over the flowers. The background is pieced with log cabins that you will construct after class.

Size: 33" X 33"
Time to Complete: 5 - 6 hours

Needs List - Tools

  • Required pattern ($5.00/each)*
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • White marking pencil*
  • Blue water soluble pen *
  • Template material or pre-cut template*
  • Cutting board / rotary cutter / ruler
  • Appliqué / straw needles*
  • Appli-bond needles* or embroidery needles
  • Embroidery floss: yellow, red, black and green
  • Bead for bird's eye
  • Glass seed beads: yellow*
  • Glue-baste-it or glue stick*
  • Heat N Bond Ultra Hold Iron on Adhesive (no substitutions)*

* These products will be available for purchase in class.

Needs List - Fabrics

    Flowers and Leaves

  • Rose petals: ¼ yd
  • Rose Centers: yellow scraps
  • Leaves and stems: 1/4 yd

  • Bird

  • Body feathers abd foundation: light green 1/4 yd
  • Breast feathers: cream scraps
  • Wing, tail and head feathers: medium green, 1/8yd
  • Dark wing and tail feathers: dark green 1/8yd
  • Throat: red scraps
  • Beak and face: black scraps

* These products will be available for purchase in class.

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

Complete class kits for the Hummingbird and Beach Roses are also available for $30.00 each. The kit includes the required $5.00 pattern, all fabrics for bird, beach roses, stems, and leaves. Also included are the Heat N Bond, embroidery floss and beads.

Note: The background and log cabin fabrics are not included. You will not need these in class.

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