Animal Portraits: Build Your Best Friend in Fabric, #35113f

Animal Portraits: Build Your Best Friend in Fabric – #35113f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Esterita Austin
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


There is nothing like the expression of unconditional love from your best friend. In this fun and inspiring class, Esterita will teach you how to create a visual memory of your pet in fabric that you will want to keep forever. You’ll learn many of Esterita’s award-winning techniques, like her favorite tricks for color selection and fusing. Don’t miss your chance to create a beautiful tribute to your pet!
Esteritaaustin.com

 

Aviary Collage Quilt: Become Successful With Collage Principles, #35510

Aviary Collage Quilt: Become Successful With Collage Principles – #35510

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: Beginner
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join quilt artist Emily Taylor in making the AVIARY collage quilt! In one simple evening, you’ll learn the principles of collage quiltmaking and you’ll have a blast creating these beautiful birds! See why everyone’s “chirping” about collage quilts and make something you’re proud of.
collagequilter.com

 

Create A Silk Scarf: Color and Stenciling With Tsukineko® Ink, #35504

Create A Silk Scarf: Color and Stenciling With Tsukineko® Ink – #35504

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Joyce Teng
Level: Beginner
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Joyce for a fun evening of color play and artistic experimentation. This compelling class teaches you all the skills you need to know to embellish a one-of-a-kind 100% silk scarf (provided as part of your class materials). Use practice pieces to build your color-blending and shading skills by working with a variety of stencils and the brilliant colors of Tsukineko inks. Learn spraying, coloring, and stencil layering techniques for creating rainbow gradients and textured images. Best of all, you can use what you’ve learned to add innovative artwork to your quilts!
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Fabulous Fabrics Make Fantastic Flowers: Dye Your Fabrics and Create Art (2-Day Class), #35201wt

Fabulous Fabrics Make Fantastic Flowers: Dye Your Fabrics and Create Art (2-Day Class) – #35201wt

Day: Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Paducah School of Art and Design
Teacher: Marjan Kluepfel
Level: All Levels
Member: $160 Retail: $200
(Plus Kit Fee)


Be your own artist! This incredible two-day workshop will take you through the entire process of creating a one-of-a-kind quilt, from dyeing your own fabrics to using them to create an art quilt. On day one, you’ll learn to create your own beautiful hand-dyed fabrics! Become familiar with color theory; fabric dyeing using Procion fiber-reactive dyes; and many surface design techniques such as immersion dyeing, dye painting, stamping, stenciling, and resist techniques. On day two, you’ll use your hand-dyed fabrics and Marjan’s easy techniques to create a beautiful floral quilt with oversized images. You will choose from (7) original flower drawings provided by the instructor to create your one-of-a-kind quilt. Don’t miss your chance to bring your work to life from color to quilt.
marjankluepfel.com

 

Four Seasons of Trees: Color Fusion With Tsukineko Inks and Stencils, #35508

Four Seasons of Trees: Color Fusion With Tsukineko Inks and Stencils – #35508

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Joyce Teng
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Start with blank white fabric and finish with a lyrical set of seasonal trees! Create these richly-hued stenciled images with their colorful gradient backgrounds by using high-quality Tsukineko inks combined with other mediums and applied with innovative techniques. Discover how to create depth in your compositions and gain confidence in using tools to create texture and design. You will also learn new ways that stencils can take your art to creative heights! As a bonus, you will design your own one-of-a-kind border material to use as sashing around your completed block.
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Fun With Felicity: Intro to Collage Quilts, #35503

Fun With Felicity: Intro to Collage Quilts – #35503

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join quilt artist Emily Taylor and find out why collage quilting is all the rage! This beautiful FELICITY quilt will look great in any home, and it’s so much fun to make. Learn the best tips for making beautiful collage quilts, and you’ll go home with the confidence to use this technique again and again!
collagequilter.com

 

Fusapalooza Mini: Complete a Wall Quilt in a Day, #35105w

Fusapalooza Mini: Complete a Wall Quilt in a Day – #35105w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Robbi Joy Eklow
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Spend the day with award-winning quilt artist Robbi Joy Eklow and complete a beautiful fused quilt in a day! You’ll choose your own pattern and have a great time fusing in this laid-back and social class. You’ll be amazed at how easy it can be to create an astonishing art quilt. Quilts are 18″ x 24″ although you can start a bigger quilt in class and take it home. Come in for a day of art, fun, and laughter!
robbieklow.com

 

Fusapalooza XL: Make a Fused Art Quilt, #35114f

Fusapalooza XL: Make a Fused Art Quilt – #35114f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
Teacher: Robbi Joy Eklow
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Handout Fee)


Join award-winning quilt artist Robbi Joy Eklow for a day of fusing fun! You’ll work on one of Robbi’s patterns to create a beautiful and dynamic fused art quilt. Your finished quilt will be 3’ x 4’ and can make a beautiful wallhanging. Fusing allows you to make color and design choices on the fly, and it’s so easy! Create something you’ll want to show off again and again.
robbieklow.com

 

Ir-resist-able! Create Your Own Hand-Dyed Fabrics, #35517

Ir-resist-able! Create Your Own Hand-Dyed Fabrics – #35517

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Paducah School of Art and Design
Teacher: Marjan Kluepfel
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to create your own beautiful hand-dyed fabrics! You will become familiar with the principles of color theory, fabric dyeing, and many surface-design techniques, such as immersion dyeing to create color progressions or value gradations. This fun morning class is your chance to experiment with fabric dyeing, stamping, stenciling, and more! If you’ve been looking for a way to take your quilts to the next level, this is it! You’ll leave with fabric that nobody else in the world has – because you made it!
marjankluepfel.com

 

Luminous Painted Illusions: Paint and Transfer Art, #35102w

Luminous Painted Illusions: Paint and Transfer Art – #35102w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Esterita Austin
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn a new and easy technique that utilizes fusible web in the transfer of painted imagery to organza. This is monoprinting reimagined: you’ll love using this completely new technique that anyone can master. You can transfer numbers and letters without thinking in reverse, and you don’t have to be an artist to succeed! Free your creative muse with a new and innovative technique and have a blast while you’re at it. You’ll leave with the confidence to use this award-winning technique again and again!
esteritaaustin.com

 

Luminous Painted Irises: Art With Organza, #35518

Luminous Painted Irises: Art With Organza – #35518

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Esterita Austin
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Spend the morning with Esterita and learn a new and unique form of art quilting! This process is unlike any other printing or painting process, and it’s a breeze to incorporate the written word and to layer imagery as collage. This is monoprinting reimagined! You’ll learn how to utilize fusible web to transfer your imagery to organza using any medium. You don’t have to be an artist to succeed with this fun and user-friendly method. You’ll make a beautiful painted flower while you learn how to incorporate Esterita’s versatile technique in all your quilts!
esteritaaustin.com

 

Making an Art Quilt: “Quailt With Me”, #35515

Making an Art Quilt: “Quailt With Me” – #35515

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join quilt artist Emily Taylor in making the darling QUAILT collage quilt! Emily will teach her tricks and techniques for collage quiltmaking so that you’ll have the confidence and knowledge for making a successful quilt. You’ll love joining the collage craze and learning these amazing techniques that you can use again and again. Don’t miss this chance to see what the fuss is about and go home with something beautiful!
collagequilter.com

 

Painted Ballerina: Paint and Quilt a Mini Wholecloth Piece, #35511

Painted Ballerina: Paint and Quilt a Mini Wholecloth Piece – #35511

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Pamela Pandolfi
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Have you wanted to try fabric and thread painting but don’t know where to start? This is the class for you! Pamela will teach you how to mix colors and paint on fabric, and you’ll get to try hands-on thread art, all in one class. This small quilt is a great project to try your new skills on, and you’ll love the finished product.
pamelapandolfi.com

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Painted Tree: Paint and Thread Art on Fabric, #35516

Painted Tree: Paint and Thread Art on Fabric – #35516

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Pamela Pandolfi
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Pamela for the evening and learn two brand-new skills! Learn two art quilting basics – how to paint on fabric and how to draw with thread. You’ll learn how to mix colors, what brush strokes work best on fabrics, and how to make your quilt shine with thread art. The project is small so you’ll be able to take home something you’re proud of – including all your newfound art quilting tips!
pamelapandolfi.com

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Procion MX Dye for Quilters: Create Your Own Fabric, #35112f

Procion MX Dye for Quilters: Create Your Own Fabric – #35112f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Paducah School of Art and Design
Teacher: Lexie Abra Millikan
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


If you’ve always wanted to make your own unique fabrics, this is the perfect class for you! You’ll learn several techniques like shibori, ombré, marbling, and direct application of thickened dye. By the end of this day-long workshop, you will have multiple fabric samples, an understanding of the MX dye process, and lots of new ideas and inspiration to take home with you!

 

Sheer Floral Fantasy: Creating Art With Sheer Fabrics, #35107t

Sheer Floral Fantasy: Creating Art With Sheer Fabrics – #35107t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Esterita Austin
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Sheer fabrics are the building blocks for a translucent, shimmering floral piece that will glow and sparkle while adding depth to your fiber art piece. Create a beautiful iris and see the possibilities when new shapes and colors are created by simply overlapping transparent fabrics. Various manipulation techniques will be incorporated to make an amazing flower. Add more creative tools to your fiber art repertoire and have fun while you’re at it!
Esteritaaustin.com

 

Sublime Collage Workshop: Creating an Impressionist Collage Quilt, #35509

Sublime Collage Workshop: Creating an Impressionist Collage Quilt – #35509

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join quilt artist Emily Taylor in making this stunning SUBLIME collage quilt! Emily will teach her tricks and techniques for beautiful collage quiltmaking. You’ve seen these amazing collage quilts all over the quiltmaking scene; now it’s your turn to make one! You’ll love what you accomplish in this fun and inspiring class.
collagequilter.com

 

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