Workshop-Artistry Thru Applique

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Non-members are welcome (based on availability) for an increased fee, usually $20 for 1-day workshop, $40 for 2-day workshop.

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  • Pay by check (payable to Northern Star Quilters’ Guild):  EMAIL with your selection; NOTE on your check the workshop you want; MAIL your check to:  Deborah Tashjian, 6 McDougal Lane, Cortlandt Manor, NY  10567
  • All sign-ups are subject to availability; NO refunds unless the event is cancelled.
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Artistry through Applique

Thursday, 21 November 2024
9 am to 12:00 pm
$25 members

 Live, in-person at the Millwood Firehouse on 100 Millwood Road in Millwood, NY 10546

Step into the fascinating world of renowned quilter David Taylor and discover the artistry behind his stunning applique creations in this immersive and inspiring NSQG class. Through a digital slideshow and amusing anecdotes, you will learn the intricate and meticulous process that David uses to create his art quilts that look more like paintings.  From his unique pattern-drawing method, to fabric selection, quilting and binding, his entire process is covered.  Join us for a transformative experience that will inspire and empower you to explore your own creativity and develop your skills in the art of applique.

No supplies to gather, come with paper and pen, ready to take notes.



Hidden Hand Applique

Thursday, 21 November 2024

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

$30 members

Plus a $10 kit fee paid directly to David

Live, in-person at the Millwood Firehouse on 100 Millwood Road in Millwood, NY 10546

Learn David’s technique for applique, resulting in stitches that are hidden from view. In this hands-on workshop and working on a simple project, you will discover the intricate hand-stitching method and attention to detail that has set David’s work apart and learn how to achieve the same level of precision and beauty in your own creations.  Topics of the day include working with freezer paper templates, perfecting pre-turned edges, solving the dreaded “shadowing” effect of light fabrics (a game-changer with Jo Thomas), choosing the proper needle and thread for your project, plus much more.

Kit includes all pre-washed fabrics, including background custom print fabric, full-color instructions, freezer paper templates, tracing paper for placement guide, needle and thread.

Student Supplies Needed:

  • Paper scissors and fabric scissors
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Applique pins
  • Pencil or mechanical pencil
  • Finger stiletto – (trolley needle, optional, but very useful)

All sign-ups are subject to availability; no refunds unless the event is canceled or overfilled.

To register and pay by check, email

To register and pay by credit card, click here:  Hidden Hand Applique

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