Best in Show—24 Appliqué Quilts for Dog Lovers Class Plan

by Carol Armstrong

Class Description

  • Pick your favorite pooch from the book and learn light box appliqué and the creation of eyes.
  • A great subject to pull some of those patchwork folks into appliqué.
  • There are lots of things to learn and a series of classes may be good for beginners.

Class Length: Two 3-hour classes
First 3 hour class to instruct students in light-box appliqué and the painting of eyes. Second 3 hour class can cover borders, quilting and bindings. This class could also answer student questions.

Class Supplies

Classroom Preparation

  • Cutting and pressing stations
  • Light boxes to share

Class Outline -  Refer to the book for page numbers as noted

  1. Begin with the basic explanation of light box appliqué (page 9)
  2. Appliqué the selected design.
  3. Add any embroidered details if desired.
  4. Paint the eyes and attach.
  5. Add the border, quilt and bind.