Thursday, June 28, 2012

Orchid Workshop with Gail Bachorik

Gail Bachorik from Milton, FL, was our workshop leader yesterday in making her Viva, Orchid! art quilt. Gail designed the pattern from a photo she took. We all worked from her pattern, most using the kit fabrics she had furnished.
Participants worked on fusing and placing their fabric pieces onto a background. Her technique was different than our usual method of fusing, so many had to re-think and got off to a slow start. We did not get to the quilting stage, but Gail demonstrated her method for quilting the piece after it is assembled.
 Here is Gail's finished piece.

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