Thursday, April 22, 2010

Mixed Media Needlecase

International Quilt Festival/Chicago
 April 16-18, 2010 Donald E. Stephens Center, Rosemont, IL Karol and I arrived & were greeted by a friendly lady giving away wrist bands for FREE entry into the Festival Woot!!! Among the quilts, lectures, shopping, shopping, shopping ... were workshops scheduled each day. Called Make it University!™ Chicago 2010 We tried our hand at One-of-a Kind Needlecase taught by Kristen Rodriguez Fiber on a Whim post from her blog My kit theme was PLAYNeedlecase Front Inside our kits were a cloth for texture, bits of scrapbook papers, bits of paper to embellish (ie ticket, map, music, dictionary page), button, and fiber (+needle) We received instructions for placing our paper pieces on the needlebook cover having the paper pieces stick on the fabric using a product called Misty Fuse we embellished with perle cotton Final touches: sewing on the button, a tie, and the pages inside Whole Needlecase (outside) Marjorie took a different class, Kelli Perkins - cartoon fabric paper collage pins see her post: Quilt Show; Oh we had fun!

4 comments:

Moonsilk Stitches said...

Oh, My! This is the kit I bought at their booth on Friday! It looks wonderful and I can't wait to try my hand at it. It looks like such fun. Thanks for the overview!

Linen Stitcher said...

What a great little project! It looks fabulous!! Glad you had a good time at the quilt show.

Karan said...

Love the needlecase. Sounds like you had a lovely time. :0)

Suzanne said...

This is a fun looking project. What a wonderful job you did!

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