Ribbon Flowers, Buds and Leaves with Kathy McMakin
Ribbons of all sizes and colors can be folded and stitched in a variety of ways that transform them into beautiful flowers, buds and leaves. In this online class, Kathy McMakin introduces these simple techniques. You'll love watching the flowers “bloom" right before your very eyes!
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Ribbons of all sizes and colors can be folded and stitched in a variety of ways that transform them into beautiful flowers, buds and leaves. In this online class, Kathy McMakin introduces these simple techniques along with how to twist, flip, rotate, and fold the ribbons. You will love watching the flowers "bloom" right before your very eyes.
Arrange your gorgeous roses, wild flowers, folded leaves, and tiny buds to create a mini-bouquet, the perfect addition to a variety of projects—including pretty garments (tees, dresses, and gowns), pillows, picture frames, bookmarks, hats, and porcelain boxes. Or, add a pin back to create a brooch to be worn on a scarf or sweater. As a special bonus, Kathy will also teach you how to make a cabbage rose as well. This is an online class you will enjoy and return to time and again! In addition to the step-by-step video tutorials, downloadable instructional PDFs are also included!
Video run time: One hour and 37 minutes. This start-anytime online course is self-paced, and there is no time limit for accessing the class. Begin the moment you register, viewing the course anytime that is convenient for you.
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Kathy McMakin is one of America’s foremost authorities in the field of heirloom sewing by machine and by serger. She is the editorial director of Classic Sewing magazine, and she teaches beginning and advanced sewers from every corner of the world and inspires a new level of confidence in her students. Kathy directs sewing and serging events for Classic Sewing and Martha Pullen Company held all across the U.S. and is the director of Martha Pullen’s Teacher Licensing Program. She also teaches at the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo.
She has been a guest instructor at events for every major sewing machine manufacturer in the world. She has authored several sewing and serging books and has produced and appeared in numerous sewing and serging videos. Kathy lives in Birmingham, Alabama, with her husband and has two grown children and three absolutely precious grandchildren.