Color and Contrast in Quilting, #15504

Color and Contrast in Quilting – #15504

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: All levels

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to effectively combine fabrics for more dynamic and exciting quilts while working through a series of no-commitment play activities. Gail will share her color-choice expertise to help you bring your projects to the next level. Unlock your inner artist in this one-of-a-kind design workshop.

gailgarber.com

 

Design Sensational Stars, #15501

Design Sensational Stars – #15501

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: Intermediate

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to create your own original star design. It’s simple and easy with a ruler and compass, even if you hate math. Students will explore different types of star designs, including divisions of 8 and 6, both of which use differing drafting techniques. There is no stitching in this class, but there will be samples to illustrate piecing techniques as well as a Q & A session.

gailgarber.com

 

Discover Your Inner Artist! – Fabric Painting, #15506

Discover Your Inner Artist! – Fabric Painting – #15506

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Stephanie Brandenburg
Level: All levels

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


When the artists from Frond Design Studios share their art techniques, paints, and brushes, only good things happen. This is a class for any age and any level. Learning to unlock your explorative spirit is one of the biggest roadblocks in your creative journey. You choose the design you want to embellish. You choose what colors you would like to feature. Then you can staple it to the canvas provided and hang it on the wall when it is finished, or save it and use it in a future thread play or Threadpunk™ class later. Make a bag or a wallhanging to finish your art.

fronddesignstudios.com

 

Flooded with Color – Dye Your Own Fabrics, #15103

Flooded with Color – Dye Your Own Fabrics – #15103

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Frieda Anderson
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Color is one of the reasons we love quilting, and achieving an abundance and variety of color is one reason we dye our own fabrics. Frieda believes that the most dependable, lightfast, and washfast dyes used are Procion MX Fiber Reactive Dyes, the same dyes used in this workshop. Students will learn to dye formulas in 48 shades, introducing the flood of color that can be achieved with Frieda’s method. Dye your own fabrics to ensure your quilts are always one-of-a-kind masterpieces!

friestyle.com

 

Happy Villages Fabric Collage, #15102

Happy Villages Fabric Collage – #15102

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Karen Eckmeier
Level: All levels

Member: $80 Retail: $100

 


Explore the freedom of fabric collage! You will find no seams to piece or match, no lines to trace, just free-form cutting of step and window shapes. Step-by-step, your little village will magically come to life. Put the finishing touches on your fabric collage at home with a layer of tulle and machine stitching. Finished project size: 16½” x 16½”.

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Let’s Make Waves!, #15502

Let’s Make Waves! – #15502

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Karen Eckmeier
Level: All levels

Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Grab your rotary cutters and loosen up by cutting wild curves and dramatic angles in this technique workshop. Learn to “go with the flow” and find out how relaxing free-form cutting and layered topstitching can be! Karen will show you how to use your Layered Waves fabric in traditional and contemporary quilts, impressive borders, eye-catching wearables, appliqué designs, and much, much, more!

quilted-lizard.com

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Mountain Views Accidental Landscape, #15503

Mountain Views Accidental Landscape – #15503

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 101C
Teacher: Karen Eckmeier
Level: All levels

Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Create this surprisingly simple quilted scene using Karen’s layered topstitching technique. Gentle rolling hills of green fabric strips combine with distant peaks to create peaceful vistas. You can also include a lake or a field of wildflowers; the variations are endless. Finished project size: approximately 9″ x 12″ without borders.

quilted-lizard.com

brother-ssfs

 

Paint It – Orange Hibiscus, #15507

Paint It – Orange Hibiscus – #15507

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Pat Durbin
Level: All levels

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to paint a stunning hibiscus flower on fabric. Bring a quilt to life using Pat’s fabric painting expertise. You will have fun bringing out your inner artist and go home with a beautiful quilt top.

patdurbin.com

 

Trip Around the World Revisited, #15505

Trip Around the World Revisited – #15505

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Paula Nadelstern
Level: All levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70

 


This design class takes a traditional quilt pattern and gift-wraps its simple shapes with intricate fabric. Along with many other design strategies, explore the possibilities offered by charismatic textiles and the magic of symmetry. Learn to make different types of templates, leading to unique and enhanced design options and varied effects, including seamless connections. The takeaway is that quilts made of simple shapes can be transformed into visual spectacles that read as complex, thoughtful acts of creativity.

paulanadelstern.com

 

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