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African Violet

This class is for all levels. The exciting new technique of Appli-bond© is taught in this class.

The African Violet combines 3 petals and is very realistic. Basic needle turn applique is also taught.

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
  • Template material
  • Template marking pencil
  • Cutting board / rotary cutter / ruler
  • Glue baste-it or glue stick*
  • Appliqué / straw needles*
  • Appli-bond needles*
  • Embroidery needles
  • Embroidery floss for the leaves and stamens (green and yellow)
  • 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
  • Background fabric cut 10 ½ '' x 12 ½"
  • ¼ yd Heat N Bond Ultra Hold Iron on Adhesive*
  • 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 African Violet are 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