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Heidi Pridemore -- ​Fusible Applique, The Whimsical Workshop Way

  • August 23, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Ann Silva's Sewing Center
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​Fusible Applique, The Whimsical Workshop Way
Heidi Pridemore

Sunday, August 23, 2020
 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Ann Silva's Sewing Center
           4520B Alexander Blvd NE,     
           Albuquerque, NM 87107
 

Cost: $65 members            
          $85 non-members
 
          

This workshop is designed to show the any quilter some quick and easy shortcuts to making Fusible Appliqué quilts. Heidi will show you techniques she uses everyday in The Whimsical Workshop studio. She will cover tips for different appliqué techniques and tools along with how to finish the raw edges. If you can trace and cut and sew, you can do this appliqué technique. Heidi offers this class for all skill levels. She has a list of patterns for each level, Beginner, Advanced Beginner and Intermediate. All levels are included in one class.

You can choose any of our applique patterns available at www.TheWhimsicalWorkshop.com. Students will need to order their pattern before class.

Some Suggested Patterns:

Beginner:

One Fish Two Fish

Shades and Shoes

Boo and Jack

Birthday Go Round

Modern Blooms

Intermediate:

Unicorn Kisses Wall or Throw

Skip to Dessert

My Sweet Ride

King of the Jungle

Fishing Lessons

Advanced:

One Lump or Two

Magnificent Flying Machines

Rising From the Ashes

Pathways

Heidi was born and raised in Rochester, NY, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2000, Heidi began offering her services as a product designer to a number of fabric companies. She created her own line of quilt patterns beginning in 2002 and in 2004 Heidi started designing fabric in her own bright and whimsical style. By 2005 the work load warranted expanding to a partnership and The Whimsical Workshop, LLC was born with Heidi as the chief designer. Heidi is known for her fun and whimsical quilts which she often makes in dramatic, bright colors. She also has an excellent reputation for writing clear and easy to follow instructions. Heidi designs a large number of project sheets featuring fabric lines from national companies such as Andover Fabrics, Blank Quilting, Studio E, Timeless Treasures, Westminster Fabrics and Windham Fabrics. She also designs quilt patterns for a variety of popular quilting magazines such as Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quick Quilts, The Quilter and Quilts. In addition she has completed five books; Quilted Whimsy, Bold Batiks and Dazzling Designs for Leisure Arts; for C&T Publishing she has written Pop Up Paper Structures; for F&W Media, Fabric Jewelry-Wrapped, Braided and Sewn, published in 2009. Heidi spends most of her time designing and traveling to trade shows, giving lectures and running workshops. When not traveling she enjoys staying at home in Arizona with her husband Matthew.

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