Hello Stitch April 29, 2018
Stencil Painted Kantha 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 d
Quilters Affair, Sisters, OR July 9 – 13, 2018
Fabric Dyeing: Shibori
Shibori is a method of dyeing fabric based on traditional Japanese resist techniques. Explore various methods including pole-wrapping, clamping, folding, twisting, and stitching to create complex and dynamic fabric.
All Levels, No previous dyeing experience required. Supply fee may be required.
All About Fabric Dyeing and Color
Play with color and learn about color mixing, blending, and how colors relate and influence each other. You’ll come away with a better understanding of color and a stack of your own hand-dyed fabrics you can use for any of your quiltmaking projects. Beginner friendly / No experience needed. If you have dyed fabric before, this class will expand your knowledge of working with Procion dyes.
Note: This class can also be used to finish work started in the Shibori Dyeing class (Monday & Tuesday) or to prepare fabric for Fabric Dyeing for Color, Pattern, and Texture class (Thursday & Friday) or other classes you are taking.
Fabric Dyeing: Color, Pattern & Texture
Create unique and dynamic fabric using fiber-reactive dyes and a variety of techniques including easy to wash out resists such as soy wax, flour paste, gel glue, oatmeal, and more. These resists are easy to use, wash out with hot water, and provide an endless array of patterns and textures. You’ll have two days to dye, over-dye, and play with an infinite variety of colors, textures, and patterns.