Painting on Fabric – Tree Cards

 

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A great class for beginners to learn how to use paint on fabric as well as a bit of thread art!  I will be teaching you how to mix colors together, use some brush strokes, and all in an improvisational method.

Skill Level: Beginner

Length of Class:  3 hours

Instructor Cost:  See workshop details and fees

Kit Fee:  $20

Student Kit includes:

  • 8″x8″ piece of White Fabric
  • 8″x8″ piece Cotton Batting
  • 8″x8″ piece Decor Bond Fusible
  • Blank White Card and Envelope

Required Supplies for Students to Bring:

  • Sewing Machine in good working order
  • *Coordinating Threads
    • 30wt for outer edge is best (color: Hunter Green)
    • 60wt for tree is best (color: Medium Brown)
    • White Mettler Thread for Bobbin
  • Small/sharp scissors to cut threads
  • Pencil

*I used King Tut and Bottom Line threads for this project.  They can be purchased online at Superiorthreads.com.

Pam will supply to share:

  • Acrylic paint – White, Yellow, Red, Blue
  • Paint Brushes
  • Paper towels
  • Cup filled with water to clean your brushes
  • Vinyl place mat to protect surface while painting
  • Pallet to mix paints in
  • Fabric Medium
  • Hair Dryer