Creating the Illusion of Depth in Art Quilts (Supplies)

Instructor: Deborah Fell

The supply list has been provided by the instructor. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor at

Supply List

1—2 yds. Duck cloth canvas—natural color

  • 6—10 fat quarters
  • Pick a color palette for your fabric, paint, etc. & stick with that—much easier than using the entire color wheel!
  • Light, dark & medium
  • One zinger

8—10 yds. fusible webbing

  • Bring what you have
  • Wonder Under regular weight works well for painting

Three colors transparent fluid acrylic paint

  • Small sizes—we don’t need much
  • If you buy paint, I recommend Golden Fluid Acrylics
  • Transparent works well in creating layers

Small bottle of Golden Wetting Agent (formerly called Acrylic Flow Release)

One bottle Scribbles 3-D black paint (any craft store)

Basic paint supplies

  • Paint brushes—a variety—bring what you have
  • small containers
  • a few small cups for water at your table
  • apron
  • Texture tools…
  • Painting tools—outside of the box stuff like toothpicks, old toothbrushes….anything you can create textures with
  • Small mist spray bottle
  • Paint palette
  • A few rags or paper towels for clean up
  • One small plastic bottle with a lid

Acrylic gel medium

  • Matte or semi-gloss works well
  • Bring what you have

Mixed media paper pad

  • Any other kind of heavier paper you might have in your studio

A large Ziploc bag of misc. such as:

  • Fabric scraps—edges from squared up quilts, small pieces you might not be able to use for anything else, A few fat quarters of fabric you love
  • Lightweight tissue type papers (old wrapping stuff, old sewing patterns….)
  • Old newspapers, magazine images….
  • Found objects such as rusty bottle tops, textured paper

Black Sharpie marker

Latex gloves—optional

Stencils/stamps if you have them

Paper & cloth scissors

3—4 used dryer sheets

2 unused dryer sheets

Glue stick

Sewing machine/basic sewing tools/thread/straight pins

Painter’s blue tape (only if facility does not provide design walls)

If you work fast, bring supplies accordingly!