1 hour with Q&A Session
Show includes a large collection of art and traditional quilts including their inspiration and fun info. Enjoy a light-hearted presentation including information on how the quilts were made, special materials used and any tips for you to create your own. Watch a parade of actual quilts using confetti art, raw edge appliqué, fiber painting and crazy mixed media techniques. All art quilts are all original designs to inspire your next work. An informal and fun lecture with interaction and a Q&A at the conclusion.
Landscape Confetti Art Quilt
3 or 6 hour class
Create a woodland scene with confetti cut fabrics “painted” on quilt batting. Layers and layers of tiny bits of batik, hand dyed, silk and solid fabrics create landscape. Fussy cut trees, rocks and flowers are added before topping with a layer of tulle. Quilting threads embellish the art quilt with free motion stitching. Bring a photo to work from or borrow one from the instructor. Ready to quilt in 4 hour class/quilted in 6 hour class. Material fee.
Mixed Media Flower Art Quilt
6 hour Class
Bring your flower garden to life as you experiment with two art techniques in one quilt: InkTense Pencils and confetti cut batiks. Capture the subtle colors and texture of flower petals with InkTense Colored Pencils on fabric background then add a punch of color with tiny pieces of batik and hand dyed fabrics. Use novelty quilting threads to complete your art quilt. Material fee.
Coiled Rope Clothesline Basket
3 hour class
Use a length of clothesline and strips of fabric to create an heirloom quality basket. The unique wrapping tool designed by my husband simplifies and accelerates the process. Technique covers two handle types, three ways to end and multiple embellishment ideas. This project is the perfect use for your scrap fabrics. Design an organizer for your remote controls, a cute Easter Basket or a holiday card holder. Kit fee includes everything except fabric and thread.
Patchwork Christmas Tree Skirt
4 hour class
Create an heirloom holiday piece or the perfect wedding gift from my original pattern. Five of your favorite holiday fabrics and a nine degree ruler are used to construct this lovely patchwork Christmas tree skirt. Although the 200 pieces in this project appear difficult, it goes together quickly to create a stunning keepsake and is quilted on your home machine.
Flower Basket Appliqué
3 hour class
Explore two types of appliqué as you create this Flower Basket Art Quilt. Weave basket with easy-peasy turned edge appliqué using bias scraps or a fat quarter. Fill the basket with raw edge appliqué flowers, leaves and vines. All the components come together with bonding agents on a pieced background or fat quarter to highlight your work. No stitch required until the modern, straight quilting secures it all. Scrap friendly project to use your scrappy stash.
"Looking Up" Confetti Art Quilt
3 or 6 hour class
Create a bug's eye view of nature with confetti cut fabrics “painted” on quilt backing. Layers and layers of tiny bits of batik, hand dyed, silk and solid fabrics create this work. Fussy cut tree trunks and branches are added before topping with a layer of tulle. Quilting threads embellish the art quilt with free motion stitching. Bring a photo to work from or borrow one from the instructor. Ready to quilt in 4 hour class/quilted in 6 hour class. Material fee.
What's in My Tool Belt
1 hour lecture/Demo
The guys have every tool known to man to make their lives easier. Don’t you deserve the same? With 25 years experience as a home economic teacher and a three room home quilting studio, my collection of ‘must have’ equipment is finely honed. I’ll share my tips and trick tools to make your stitching time more enjoyable and productive.
Whimsical Bicycle Art Quilt
2-Day Class, 6 hours per day
Use all of your quilting skills to create this delightful project and ride off with glee. This project includes piecing, Dresden plate, bias tape creation, fabric weaving, unique applique using a fusible and raw edge applique. Best for intermediate to advanced quilters.
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