Dancing Feathers: Composition with Fabric, #15101w

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Dancing Feathers: Composition with Fabric

Dancing Feathers: Composition with Fabric – #15101w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Design a whimsical “Fancy Dancer” piece with Barbara’s expert guidance. You will start by cutting lots of feathers using acrylic templates, then learn how to use the fabric as your paintbrush to create one-of-a-kind artwork. The fabric is your guide; learn to explore it for just the right lines, color, and texture for the feathers. Translate your feathers into a composition filled with transparencies and depth. You may even turn your feathers into flower petals! See what emerges in this fun and enlightening all-day class.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential, #11802

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Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential

Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential – #11802

Day: Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Each person came into the world with an innate way of expressing their creativity. The art of discovering and manifesting one’s unique expression is the topic of this lecture. Great artists bring their full energy and uniqueness to each piece. The process of creating beautiful quilts with joy and purpose is an exhilarating experience, and the framework quilting offers is a good place to begin the creative journey. This exploration enables one to discover inner truths and travel beyond boundaries to begin the process of designing outside the lines. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

Freeform Funky Castles: Get Creative with Fabric, #14504

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Freeform Funky Castles: Get Creative with Fabric

Freeform Funky Castles: Get Creative with Fabric – #14504

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Join Barbara for the afternoon and let the fabric be your guide as you create these spontaneous and fun wallhangings! Barbara will show you how to explore your fabrics for shape, color, texture, and shading so that while you’re working on this fun quilt, you’re also learning key skills for all your future quiltmaking. Don’t miss your chance for fun, fusing, and new information all in one three-hour class.

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Jump Start Your Creativity!, #14106f

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Jump Start Your Creativity!

Jump Start Your Creativity! – #14106f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


It’s time to jump start your creativity! Join Barbara for the day and learn how to be creative and playful in your quiltmaking. A flower pattern, a variety of fabrics, and a willing spirit are all you need to create this beautiful and unique piece. Turned-edge machine appliqué will also be demonstrated.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Thread Makes the Design: Freeform Quilting and Thread Techniques, #18512

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Thread Makes the Design: Freeform Quilting and Thread Techniques

Thread Makes the Design: Freeform Quilting and Thread Techniques – #18512

Day: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Give the thread top billing with freeform quilting designs and an array of beautiful threads. Students will develop new quilting designs and experience stitching them with different types and weights of thread. Learn how to add dimension and design through your machine quilting and let Barbara take the mystery out of thread selection. You will be amazed at what you can create with a sewing machine and beautiful thread!

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