Reverse Applique

IMG_7833Reverse applique is a useful and versatile technique to have in your quilting or designing toolbox. Come learn the basics of needle-turn reverse applique and its cousin, channel applique, in this 4-hour class with Marie O’Kelley. She’ll show you how this technique is used in molas, Hawaiian applique, and Hmong needlework.

You’ll choose a veinned leaf pattern from Marie’s collection of patterns and learn to how to reverse applique skinny lines, curves, and points, all with hand-sewing. With the skills developed by working with this sample, you’ll be set to work up a full reverse applique project or add a splash of reverse applique to other works. Come explore this beautiful and unusual technique and expand how you work with fabric.

This class is best suited for intermediate or confident beginner hand-sewists. Class is just $45 plus your supplies. To register, click here, call the shop at (206) 246-9276 or email us at Then come down to the shop to get 10% off your class supplies.


Saturday, May 7, 10 am – 2 pm

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