Freja’s new coat

With the current case for quilted coats I thought Freja would like one too.

It’s made from an old dolly quilt and was a super fun project, I think she looks very cosy in it too.

NEEDLECASEPROJECT

N E E D L E C A S E P R O J E C T

Med

Julia Triston

12. juni 2021

Kl10.00-16.00

750kr

Hos DaisyQuiltsForYou 2

Kolt

For mere information, Email Longarmqtd@yahoo.dk

Teknikker:

Du lærer teknikkerne til at lægge sig på og påføre med dekorative sømme, lave omviklede snore og indbinde kanter med gratis maskinbroderi. Alle teknikker kan tilpasses til dine egne tekstilprojekter.

Julia Triston er en velkendt professionel tekstilkunstner, der for nylig er flyttet til Danmark fra Storbritannien. Hun udstiller og underviser internationalt og er udgivet forfatter af to anerkendte bøger:How to be Creative in Textile Art and Contemporary Appliqué.

Hun har undervist i sine egne skræddersyede klasser inden for tekstilkunst og design mange anerkendte steder, herunder Royal School of Needlework på Hampton Court Palace i London og Fiber Arts Symposium i New Zealand.

Julia er et valgt medlem af den prestigefyldte Textile Study Group og grundlagde en international sømskole -STITCHBUSINESS.

Fra juni 2021 afholder Julia en række minikurser, dagskoler og intensive weekendworkshops i Brenda Saunders atelier i Kolt.

New class with Julia Triston

NEEDLECASE

Email a Brenda at longarmqtd@yahoo.dk to book your place and more information.

Techniques:

You will learn the techniques of couching and applying with decorative stitches, making wrapped cords, and binding edges with free machine embroidery. All techniques can be adapted for your own textile projects.

To make a needle case (12cms x 14cms) with a wrapped cord fastening you will need:

Materials:

o Several lengths of ribbons, braids, or tapes in different widths, colours and textures (you need different types for contrast). Choose a selection that look good together – eg ‘warm colours’, or ‘earthy colours’.

o In the same colour range as your ribbons, braids or tapes, you will need:

o Machine threads – 6 or more colours

o Embroidery threads or yarns – a minimum of 1 metre in 6 colours

o Coloured fabric for the lining (approximately 25cms x 17cms)

o Felt for the inside pages – up to three different colours (approximately 24cms x 14cms)

o White background fabric (approximately 30cms x 20cms)

o Coloured background fabric (approximately 30cms x 20cms)

o Vliesofix/Bondaweb (approximately 25cms x 17cms)

Equipment:

o Sewing machine which has decorative stitches

o Spare machine needles and bobbins

o A darning foot for free machine embroidery*

o Pins, scissors, tape measure

o Cutting mat and rotary cutter*

o Iron, ironing surface, baking parchment*

*these items can be borrowed from the studio if you don’t have them

Lene quilted it herself!

Lene did fabulous work quilting her beautiful quilt herself! Lene was very independent and needed very little help from me. She choose her amazing quilting design, she used the ruler base and rulers to quilt in the ditch around her blocks and also managed some great ruler work designs inside her blocks.

Well done Lene, whats next!

Meet Julia, fabric artist.

Julia Triston is a well-known professional textile artist, recently relocated to Denmark from the UK. She exhibits and teaches internationally and is a published author of two acclaimed books: How to be Creative in Textile Art and Contemporary Appliqué.

She has taught her own bespoke classes in textile art and design in many esteemed places including the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace in London, and the Fibre Arts Symposium in New Zealand.

Julia is a selected member of the prestigious Textile Study Group, and founded an international stitch school – STITCHBUSINESS – in 2006. Many of Julia’s students have won awards.

From June 2021, Julia will be running a series of mini courses, day schools and intensive weekend workshops at Brenda Saunders’s studio in Kolt.

Connie has passed her test!

Connie’s passed her test!

Connie and I had a fabulous day today working on her Longarm Certificate class, which she passed with flying colours!

Connie worked on free motion fillers, simple borders, many different stashing solutions, corner stones and many technical aspects of the Longarm.

Connie used the free quilt with batting, backing and thread. All the fabric used in the quilt are from Helene’s fabulous fabric store #helenejuuldesign

It was pieced by myself and is approximately 50” square, great for picnic’s!

Lene’s passed her Longarm Certificate Class!

Lene and I had a fabulous afternoon on Saturday working on her Longarm Certificate class, which she passed with flying colours! Lene worked on free motion fillers, simples borders, many different stashing solutions, corner stones and many technical aspects of the Longarm. Lene used the free quilt with batting, backing and thread. All the fabric used in the quilt are from Helene’s fabulous fabric store #helenejuuldesign
It was pieced by myself and is approximately 50” square, great for picnic’s!

Lene worked with Moxie Buttercup with the 10’ frame.
Lene with her finished quilt, well done you did a great job!