Thursday, January 5, 2012

January Meeting: Folded Fabric Flowers

Our next meeting is January 19.  We will be meeting at the West Des Moines public library from 6:30 to 8:30.  Our speaker is Emma Thomas-McGinnis.

Emma will be showing us some of her work made with folded fabric flowers. She will also be teaching us how to make one kind of the flowers.

Supplies to bring:
• Four (or more) 6" squares of fabric - good choices include tone-on-tone, nearly solid batiks and solids. Starch the squares if you have time (no need to starch batiks).
• Regular sewing needle and thread to match your fabric
• Small scissors
• A few pins

You'll leaner how to go from this:
To this:

The book she will be teaching from is "Fantastic Fabric Folding" by Rebecca Wat, so if you have a copy, bring it to follow along.

Posted by Doris Brunnette, President