In this class students will create their own unique bargello jacket using 12 different fabrics. We will learn the basic techniques for creating a unique jacket design. Jackets are designed to use fabrics from dark to light. Students will be encouraged to create their own designs.
2 day (12 hr.) class
Pre-class preparation required
Page 1 and 2 of Jacket pattern completed before class.
Pre-requisite: the jacket fitting class is recommended. OR Student may use their own jacket pattern suitable for quiltwear. If uncertain of fit, do a muslin sample before class.
Difficulty level: Intermediate – Advanced
Yardage: Choose 12 fabrics, progressing from light to dark.
|Lightest Fabric #1||1 ¼||1 ¼||1 ½|
|Fabrics #2 - #11||1/2||1/2
|Darkest Fabric #12||1 ¼||1 ¼||1 ½|
Also purchase ½ yard for facings
3 yards muslin (pre-wash, spray starch and press)
1 yard Lite Steam a seam
2 ½ - 3 yards lining
Buttons or embellishments as desired
What's new? Here I am giving a guild lecture on how to make Quiltwear that you can wear out to lunch with your non-quilter friends. I am wearing the Red & White version of the 'Black & White All Over' jacket pattern. I call it 'Peppermint' cool & refreshing!