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Love Apple Hand Applique

A pretty 14'' block which can be made into a 4 block quilt with borders, or a larger 4x4 quilt. The block based on a pretty antique block I saw many years ago in a magazine, that I have redrafted (the original was smaller). Looks fabulous in traditional red and green on white, or could...
Fri 6th & Sat 7th Oct
9:00am - 4:30pm
Prep L2 Rm 14 View Info

Travellers' Tales Told In Little Landscapes

Conjure up the atmosphere and capture memories of special places in this workshop. Colour is one of the main topics of this workshop, i.e. how to use colour to set a mood and atmosphere. Students will learn an easy method and a formula in order for them to be able to select colours from their own la...

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Fri 6th Oct 9:00am - 4:30pm SB204 View Info

Working with Wool - Harrington

"Harrington". This quilt features a 30" Applique centre which is worked in woven wool on a cotton background and then framed by another border of stars, which are also worked in wool. The outside of the quilt is made up of half square triangles to give a scrappy look and then framed w...

Please note: This Class has been Cancelled

Fri 6th & Sat 7th Oct
9:00am - 4:30pm
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LookBook for Modern Quilts

This is a beginners' class with multiple fast ideas for pieced quilts that satisfy the modern aesthetic: lots of white or grey negative space, clear colours in plain or modern fabric prints, sparse elements rather than busy crowded spaces, simple processes, and a possibility for beautiful quilti...
Fri 6th & Sat 7th Oct
9:00am - 4:30pm
AB101 View Info

Cutwork Links and Insertions-Explorations With Synthetic Materials and Heat Tools

Come and join me for this exciting 2-day workshop to create your own unique wall hanging with interesting openwork sections, as seen in my prize winning Tulip Quilt (First prize at Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham, UK 2014). Full instruction will be given to produce at lease 2 mini quilts, which ...

Please note: This Class has been Cancelled

Fri 6th & Sat 7th Oct
9:00am - 4:30pm
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Paint and Stitch From Your Original Photos

Learn the basics of painting on fabric to make Whole cloth painted quilts. Work from your original photographs, or choose from one of my designs, and use acrylic textile paints and thread sketching to bring it to life. Do not worry if you've never painted anything before. This may look comp...

Please note: This Class is now Full

Fri 6th - Sun 8th Oct
9:00am - 4:30pm
SB104 View Info

Journal Journey

In this Journal Journey class, students use new and pre loved fabrics and incorporate hand embroidery, free motion machine stitching, transfers, painting, dying, embellishing to create a unique journal. They can make it practical, or totally fill each page. No matter what skill level students are...

Please note: This Class has been Cancelled

Fri 6th & Sat 7th Oct
9:00am - 4:30pm
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Your Photo to Quilt

In this class students will learn the techniques involved in taking a photo of their choice to create a unique quilt that has meaning. Any recognisable object is suitable for this class as well as portraits. I will teach the participants how to manipulate a photo using software, and then print an...

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Fri 6th & Sat 7th Oct
9:00am - 4:30pm
SB207 View Info

Working in a Series - Master Class

Lisa is an American textile artist who moved to New Zealand in 2015 "for a new adventure". She creates bold geometric contemporary textile paintings. The goal of this workshop is to inspire, educate and motivate you to explore working in a series. If you already work in a series, thi...
Fri 6th - Tue 10th Oct
9:00am - 4:30pm
Prep L2 Rm 8 View Info

Freedom to Sew: Layering Up and Free Motion Sewing

In this class you will learn many ways of texturing and manipulating the various fabrics and then assembling them in a collage method to make a new fabric. We will explore layering up with a variety of non-traditional fabrics such as sheers, glitz and velvets to produce complex textured surfaces. Th...

Please note: This Class has been Cancelled

Fri 6th & Sat 7th Oct
9:00am - 4:30pm
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