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Art Quilting: Pictorial Techniques taught by Wendy Butler Berns

Turn your treasured photos into fiber art. Create a pattern, choose a fabric palette and learn Wendy's easy machine appliqué method.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Mix of 100% cottons and batik fabrics

KraftyChris on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I challenged myself to try something completely different to achieve a result that will serve me well as I continue my art quilting journey.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Try to keep the bulk of the glued under edge to a quarter edge on your pieces. Some of my edges were a little bulky because I didn't quite get it to a quarter inch when I was trimming my pieces. I used an old stitch remover for mainpulating the glued edges. I used the point to poke or pull the fabric flaps up if there was too much distortion or glue. I used the flat side to smooth the folded edges. I used the rounded end as a brayer as I put the pieces together. Once assembled, I let the glue dry overnight. I had no difficulty sliding the Deco Bond underneath to pin it together.

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I love the 3 -D effect!

09/10/2012 Flag

Thank you - this was a lot of fun to build.

09/10/2012 Flag

I like the color for the flower and the ground, this is beautiful. It is a fun class!!!

09/12/2012 Flag

It is, I've really enjoyed it!

09/17/2012 Flag

fun fun! your piece is coming along great... thanks for posting!

10/14/2012 Flag