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Program/Workshops


Each month during the guild meeting there is some sort of program put on for the members like guest speakers, demos and the like.If you have ideas or suggestions for this part of the meeting, don’t hesitate talking to the members in charge of program or anyone on the executive.

Programs 2017/18

 

Sept 1, 2017 – Nell Burns – a contemporary textile artist will be doing a trunk show. She uses a variety of threads, fabrics and mediums to create artwork of 2-3 dimensions.

Oct 6, 2017  – Sue Jenson – Will be  showing the guild her framed art pieces and talking about the tools and fibres she uses to create wall hanging, framed pictures using all different techniques in fibres and beyond.

Nov 10, 2017 – Susan Purney Mark will be doing a trunk show then offering 2 workshops on Nov 11 & 12. Location will be at the Drop In.  Cost TBA – Sign up will begin at our Sept meeting.

Class #1

Dragon Bones and Fish Fingers Class dragon_bones_03-195x200

Learn important design fundamentals in this class while mastering Susan’s Dragon Bones technique. Play with squares, rectangles, triangles or diamonds and use insertion strips of colour to run across the fabric surface. Design elements of line, shape, value and colour will be studied and practiced and students will have the opportunity to test and use several additional piecing techniques. Time will also be spent trying out border, quilting and embellishment choices. This class will be an excellent addition to your quilting skills

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Class #2

Stitching the Wild Fern – Layered Applique   Leaves-small3

Layer and fuse a floral or leaf appliqué design without bulky build-up by using a unique cut away method that produces multiple images. Students create a small wall hanging and then get friendly with all the decorative machine stitches they didn’t know they had! The technique is featured in Susan’s new book Accent on Angles-Easy Strip Set Quilts from Martingale & Co.

 

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