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Pacific International Quilt Festival, October 2019

Fabric, Paper, Paint, & StitchPaintPaperStitch

Fabric and paper have their own unique looks—combine them to take advantage of each. Even simple tissue paper or old book pages can add a unique look and texture to a collage. In the morning you’ll create your own color and designs on fabric and paper with paint, stencils, stamps, and more.  In the afternoon, make a small collage quilt using those painted fabrics and papers. Along the way you’ll be learning about color and design. Materials fee covers paints and other supplies to use in class. Wear apron or old clothes. All levels.

Materials fee covers paints and other supplies to use in class.

Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, CA October 17, 2019

Paint & Stitch—Pickup Sticks QuiltKoolish_Paint&Stitch_PickUpSticks

Create your own prints and solids, then use them in an improv style quilt! In the morning you’ll create your own fabric with paints, stamps, stencils, and more. In the afternoon, machine piece your version of the Pickup Sticks quilt. Confident Beginner & Intermediate levels.

Materials fee covers paints and other supplies to use in class.

Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, CA October 18, 2019

 

Paint & Stitch—Kantha-Inspired Stitch PatchworkPaint_Stenciled_Kantha_Quilt

Kantha stitching using a big running hand stitch is everywhere, but maybe you don’t have the right fabrics to use or aren’t sure how to start. Don’t worry—in the morning, you’ll paint an assortment of fabrics to create your own solids, prints and patterned fabrics using simple techniques that anyone can do. In the afternoon, create a small quilt (about 18” x 18”) that you can hang on the wall, frame, or make into a pillow or tote bag. No experience needed—painting and stitching techniques are so easy that anyone can do them. All levels.

Materials fee covers paints and other supplies to use in class.

Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, CA October 19, 2019