Sorry all classes have been cancelled
2020 QUILT SHOW CLASSES
Al classes - Open to Public - FREE - Drop Ins welcome
INVITATION TO QUILTING
A series of Saturday demonstrations to inspire both newbies and experienced quilters to get back to basics or relearn keep-it-simple techniques.
Saturday, April 18, 2020 1pm-2pm (Easter Weekend)
"Poke 'n Tie" - Abby Chapple
Just starting quilting? Don't have fancy equipment?' You can still quilt!
Try this age-old tied technique women used for centuries.
Saturday, April 25, 2020 1pm-2pm
"Basic but Important Tools"- Lin Vance
Pros say the right equipment always makes the jobs easier and better. Here is where to start off on the right track.
Saturday, May 2, 2020 1pm-2pm
"Understanding Color" - Cheryl Rink
Just what is a color wheel and how do I combine colors?
Putting colors together and having them say what you want can be instinctive but a few
guiding tips are sure to help you.
Saturday, May 9, 2020 1pm-2pm
'Happy Hexies" - Denise Cline
Among the most popular forms of quilting the hexagon shape is a time honored and a popular one. Perhaps started in England it is now called English Paper Piecing but it is a traditional American beginners favorite.
Saturday, May 16, 2020 1pm-2pm
"Easy Peasy Block" - Dottie O'Toole
Presented by a National Quilters Guild spokesperson in about the '50s,
this fold-and-sew block uses precut 5" & 10" squares making it
simple, fast and accurate. Why not try it?
Saturday,May 23, 2020 1pm-2pm
"Basic Decorative Stitches" - Phyllis Hagstad
Hand work may not be many quilters' go-to in this machine age.
However, it has many fans who like the time it takes, now called Slow Stitch or Meditative Stitching,. Also appealing is the look and feel of authenticity that is given to a quilt.
ADVANCED CLASSES "Art for Quilters"
A fun, challenging creative experiment that will improve your
quilting designs no matter what type or your technique.
Sessions taught by Robert Howard and Janet Gautier.
Sunday, April 19, 2020 1pm-4pm Part 1
Introductory session: Create a Painting in acrylics. Supplies provided. this will be the base for part 2.
Sunday, May 3, 2020 1pm -4pm Part 2
Second Session: Bring your stash.
Working from painting you made in first session you will create a fabric version.
It can be abstract, realistic or imaginative made by attaching fabric to a PFD base (provided)
The goal will be to take this "sketch" home and make it into a quilt afterwards
Registration required - Limited to 18
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