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These door hanger quilts & Jacket designed by Vickie Valdez Green and Linda Valdez Ripley are fun projects suitable for beginning quilters. The "Drawing with Chenille" technique was developed to give a furry effect without dividing lines that occur in standard chenille processes.

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General Supplies for all Chenille Drawing Projects:

  • Sewing Machine Needletown feature would be helpful
  • Good full size fabric and paper scissors
  • Small (7 inch) spring loaded fabric scissors (Fiskars)
  • Glue Stick (washable)
  • Freezer Paper
  • Air erasable marking pen
  • Small sponge or paper towel
  • a wooden stillette such as a long toothpick or orange stick
  • pins
  • steam ripper
  • adhesive roller or masking tape
  • 24 inch ruler
  • Clean wire spark plug brush (at hardware or auto supply store)
  • Adhesive basting spray

jacket motifs

Drawing with Chenille
6 Different Jacket Motifs
(Jacket Pattern NOT included)

Designer: Vickie Valdez Green & Linda Valdez Ripley
Quilt Size: 18" x 48"
Item Code: PATVV1SI
Weight: 0.3 lbs

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By following the simple directions in this pattern to make a jacket motif you will learn the basics of "Drawing with Chenille". Simply put, this technique is a matter of making individual chenille strips out of 6 layers of fabric, then using these strips to first outline and then fill in your design.

Supplies for this project:

  • Jacket or other garment on which to apply motif
  • Sewing machine
  • Good full size fabric and paper scissors
  • Small (7in) spring loaded fabric scissors
  • glue stick
  • freezer paper
  • air erasable purple marking pen for light fabric
  • small sponge or paper towel
  • a wooden stillette
  • pins
  • seam ripper
  • Adhesive roller or masking tape
  • 24 or 36 inch ruler
  • clean wire spark plug brush
  • 1 & 1/4 yard 100% Cotton fabric
  • 1/2 yard Fusible interfacing
  • thread to match fabric

citizen cat

Chenille Door Hanger Quilt
Citizen Cat

Designer: Vickie Valdez Green & Linda Valdez Ripley
Quilt Size: 18" x 48"
Item Code: PATVV1C
Weight: 0.3 lbs

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