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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
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
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
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!