Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Free Motion Machine Quilting 101 with Fabric Artist Dij Pacarro

Take your fiber art to the next level by adding texture, dimension and artistry through free motion machine quilting

Saturdays: January 7th, 14th, and 21st from 10 am to noon. Sewing machine with a free motion or darning foot is required

Cost is $20 per class.

An optional kit is available for each class, or you can bring your own supplies. To register, contact Dij Pacarro at quilterdij@earthlink.net or 321-806-5550.

Class size is limited to 8 students, so register early! 10% discount if you register for all three classes.

Jan. 7th: Free Motion Doodling: Learn how to achieve the correct tension, how to move the fabric, and play with easy designs. Supplies: Four 20" muslin squares, two 20" pieces of cotton batting, fabric basting spray, and contrasting thread. (Optional kit includes all but thread. $10)

Jan. 14th: Quilting on the Lines: Learn various methods to transfer a design to your fabric, and practice sewing your design. (Same supplies required with optional kit available for $10.)

Jan. 21st: Quilt your Fabric Design: Using a large print fabric or panel, you'll learn to follow the motif for very creative quilting. Supplies: Two 16-20" squares of large print fabric or panels, two muslin pieces the same size and two pieces of cotton batting the same size, complimentary thread that works with your fabric. (Optional kit includes everything, including thread. $15)

Pre-registration with payment is required. Contact Dij Pacarro at quilterdij@earthlink.net or 321-806-5550 Art Gallery of Viera 2271 Town Center Avenue, Suite 101 Viera, FL 32940 321-504-4343 www.artgalleryofviera.com

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