Workshop – Instant Paper Cloth (Zoom-Saturday/Sunday)

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This is a Zoom event.
The zoom link will be emailed to registered participants a few days before.

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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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Instant Paper Cloth

Saturday, 18 January 2025 and Sunday, 19 January 2025

Virtual via Zoom

1 pm to 4 pm ET

$45 members

Students will create instant paper cloth with layers and printed materials. Then they will learn how to appliqué and hand sew details with hand-lettering messages. Next, we will paint and apply easy embroidery stitches. Finished art 11” by 10”

To register and pay by check, email

To register and pay by credit card, click here:  Instant Paper Cloth

Instant Paper-Cloth Workshop Supply List

  • Cut out magazine clippings from 5-10 pages with diverse shapes and fonts. Must have LIGHT COLORED BACKGROUND. * read box*
  • SF 101 shape-flex fusible interfacing by Pellon (no substitutions) 11” by 10”
  • Three 11” by 10” double sided paperless fusible web #807 by Pellon or Misty fuse
  • Bleached white cheesecloth 11” by 10”
  • One 11” by 10” white tissue paper (plain, no designs)
  • Two 8 by 10 tracing paper or vellum
  • Black and colorful embroidery threads, size 12 and 28 weight for paper design and 8 weight for background (optional)
  • Short sashiko needles by Tulip (my preference) or embroidery needles 3-9 sizes
  • Needle threader
  • Small paintbrush, such as ¼ flat paintbrush
  • Paper scissors
  • Basic sewing supplies you like to use for handwork
  • Paint: Neocolor II wax pastels, Inktense blocks, Inktense pencils or watercolors
  • Transparent extender available here or Clear Aloe vera gel unscented
  • Parchment paper 12” by 15” (two pieces)
  • Water resistant black pen (such as sharpie pen, zig pen or another brand but must be water resistant)
  • Small container such as empty yogurt cup or small dish for aloe vera gel or transparent extender
  • Pencil
  • Small ruler
  • One old machine needle number 90 or number 100
  • Paper towels
  • Optional: 5” by 5” tulle (could be orange or light blue or light green)

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