International Quilt Festival, November 5 – 8, 2018
Paint & Stitch: Pickup Sticks
Create your own prints and solids with fabric paint, then use them in an improv style quilt! In the morning you’ll do rubber band block printing to create your own fabric. In the afternoon, machine piece your version of the Pickup Sticks quilt.
All Levels, No previous painting experience required.
Japanese Boro Stitching Meets Sashiko
Don’t have vintage scraps for traditional Japanese Boro? Don’t worry—paint an assortment of fabrics in the morning and in the afternoon create an 18in sq quilt using traditional Japanese Boro and Sashiko hand stitching. Hang on the wall, frame, make into a pillow, or use as appliqué on clothing.
Surface + Fiber + Paint = Fiber Collage
Learn about color and fibers by painting a variety of fiber surfaces including cotton, silk, Lutradur, Spundbond, mul•tex, and more then use them to practice basic design principles by creating a dynamic fiber collage. Materials fee includes surfaces and fiber materials for class plus paints and other art supplies to use in class.
Paint & Stitch—Stencil Painted Kantha-Inspired Quilt
In the morning you’ll take fabric that you already own and transform it into your own prints and patterned fabrics. In the afternoon, you will learn about Kantha style big stitch quilting and create a small quilt (about 18” x 18”) that you can hang on the wall, frame, or make into a pillow or tote bag. Don’t worry—No painting experience required—you’ll be using areas of color and stencils to create fabulous, unique designs. This is a fun workshop for makers of every level of expertise!