How to Make a Crazy Quilt and How to Do Reverse Applique with Lauren Vlcek
(Show 1206) Dollmaker, mixed-media artist, and The Quilt Show classroom teacher Lauren Vlcek enjoys combining her various talents to create one-of-a-kind mixed-media pieces. Lauren demonstrates how she uses her deconstructed crazy-quilt technique to make a small wall shrine, sharing tons of tips for fabric selection, pressing, decorative machine stitching, and embellishment along the way. She also shows how to insert a reverse-appliqué "window frame" in a pieced block background, and a variety of ways to employ the results. But that's not all: Ricky also shares tips for working with guild exchange blocks, and offers 3 potential block suggestions to use for a group quilt.
Crazy Quilts, Reverse Applique, Beading, Decorative Stitches, Paper Piecing, Borders, Unusual Materials, Traditional