Simply Crazy Piecing
Teacher – Kathy Kansier, Ozark, Missouri
Sponsored by the Ohio Valley Quilters Guild
Saturday, August 4, 2018 (10-5)
One Hour Lunch Break
Class Description: The photos are samples of Simply Crazy Piecing Projects that Kathy has made. These crazy quilt projects look great in batiks, reproduction fabrics and theme fabrics. The students will spend the morning cutting and fusing one block with an inner and outer border. The afternoon will be spent learning crazy quilt stitches and embellishing techniques. Kathy’s crazy quilt technique is fast and easy. These make great gifts and students find that these projects are addicting.
Fabric & Supply List:
⦁ Foundation fabric – White Kona Cotton – 20” x 20”
⦁ Eight different cotton fabrics for block – each 8” x 8”. Choose coordinating fabrics or a theme – e.g. Civil War, 30s reproductions, batiks, baby, Christmas etc.
⦁ Inner border fabric – 6” x 18”
⦁ Outer border fabric – 18” x 18”
⦁ Backing fabric – 18” x 18”
⦁ Optional fusible binding fabric – 6” x 18”
⦁ Lite-Weight Wonder Under (paper-backed fusible web by Pellon) – 1 ½” yard (17” x 36”)
⦁ Embroidery floss or perle cotton in colors that coordinate or contrast with fabrics
⦁ Laces, trims, rick rack, silk ribbons, beads, buttons & embellishments you want to add to your project
⦁ Paper scissor & small embroidery scissor, pencil and eraser
⦁ 45 mm rotary cutter, small mat, 6 x 12 or 6 x 24 acrylic ruler
⦁ Assorted needles for embroidery, silk ribbon & beading
⦁ Basic sewing supplies (pins, glue stick etc.)
Pattern: Each student will be purchasing a $20 pattern/kit from Kathy on the day of class. It includes the pattern, directions, and embroidery directions.
Items for Sale: Kathy will bring vintage photo transfers on cotton that can be used as the center of the block. They are $3 each. She will also have other handwork notions, silk ribbons and a limited supply of her books for sale.