Nancy's most popular workshop introduces the two thread painting techniques she uses. Using her anyone-can-do-it approach, you will learn how simple thread painting is. A zigzag or straight stitch are the only stitches necessary to create amazing thread painted designs. No artistic skill is needed so come join us for a day full of fun. Simple designs have been selected to boost your confidence right away. A required kit fee of $15 ensures you use the same supplies as Nancy herself.
Registrations begins: June 10, 2017
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Black and white fabric is prevalent in most quilt shops and is a very creative option to thread paint some amazing designs. Thread painting on commercial fabric is as easy as 1.2.3. In this workshop you will learn how to blend thread to make the finished flower look realistic. With the design printed, it is easy to begin your thread painting adventure. Once you have taken this class, you will never look at black and white fabric the same. A required kit fee of $10 contains items that promote your success.
Registration Starts: June 11, 2017
Students will learn to make a portrait quilt wall hanging appx. 11 x 17 using one of the patterns provided by the instructor. However students will be given all information necessary to make a portrait from a photo. Students will learn how to use ultra-fine sharpie, colored pencils, white out and other products to enhance the features of their subject. This is a class geared to make easy beautiful portraits without the fuss. Students will leave with a completed portrait. No sewing machine required. Kit includes all the fabric, pattern, and fusible needed to complete the portrait.
Registrations begins June 30th, 2017
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When you mix quilting with art you get Thread Art. This is a great class for those who want to explore an innovative way to make beautiful art quilts but have little or no experience with quilting. The techniques the students will learn can be used to produce an art quilt of anything (person, place, or thing). Students will learn how to design and stitch out a whole cloth art quilt using thread and colored pencils as the medium. Creating their own landscape, portrait, or still life art quilt seems intimidating to most. Lola has taken the fear out of the process using her seven step approach. The techniques learned can be easily transferred to make a purse, or sweatshirt. Students will leave with a completed 11 x 17 thread art quilt. Optional Kit is available. Kit includes all the fabric, batting, pre-wound bobbin for most machines, instructor’s notes and a 90/14 topstitching needle
Registration Starts: July 1, 2017