Gypsy Blanket ( 1 or 2 day)- beginner to advanced
Create your own printed fabrics to collage into this strip appliquéd quilt. The fabrics are layered straight onto the batting, and then with the backing the seams are embellished and the fabrics quilted to create colourful textural effects. All stitching is free machine.
It is possible to make this a one day workshop by making the quilt smaller and using commercial fabrics such as Bali Hoffmans.
Linocutting and Printing- 1 day course (beginner to advanced)
A class designed to focus on the lino-cutting process and some experimentations with cuts and texture and the commencement of simple designs. It is not possible to cut complex designs in one day. We will discuss design balance and creating more complex designs and how to use your computer in aiding design and refining We will make prints on cloth, different types of cloth, and look at how to use printed fabrics in projects.
There is a class kit fee which includes the lino , use of tools and printing ink of $15.00