Workshop Change for September 19 - with the dynamic and highly requested RaNae Merrill Interested in learning how to quilt your own quilts on your domestic sewing machine? Been afraid to give it a try? Now’s your chance to learn from the best.
Quick Intro 1 & 2 to Free-Motion Quilting Workshop Learn lines, curves & circles in part 1 Learn teardrops, s-curves, spirals & feathers in part 2
Class fee payable to HLQG $25.
Go to ranaemerrillquilts.com and download the material list (very little is needed to take this fun and informative workshop)
October 16 Meeting - Lyric Kinard Program: The Elements of Art for Quilters Kick-start your creativity and learn about the basic elements and principles of good design. Learn why some colors fizz while others explode, why some quilts calm and some excite. This lecture will help you learn few simple tools from the artist’s kit that will help you take your work, whether traditional or contemporary, to the next level. lyrickinard.com
October 17 Workshop - Bead It Like You Mean It lyrickinard.com/workshops/bead-it/ Learn the basics of beading on fabric. Easily add beads of all shapes and sizes to your quilts and wearable art after you are done quilting. Here’s the prize: no knots or mess on the back! Learn to embellish in a way that adds to the overall design instead of looking like an afterthought. Students will create a small fabric flower collage on batting and learn different beading techniques such as solid line bead embroidery, attaching bugle beads, and creating a beaded bezel used to attach a cabochon to the fabric’s surface.
November 20 Meeting - Lenore Crawford Program: Award-winning Techniques Fusing Fabric lenorecrawford.com In this lecture Lenore shows how she has progressed from creating art with many different mediums to using 2” squares to create impressionistic fabric art. After many years using this technique she changed her style from squares to fusing and fabric painting and has won many different awards for her work. She will show you how she creates an art quilt from her photos and what elements can make an art quilt a winner. She has won many prizes over the years including Moda Best Wall Quilt at the 2011 AQS Show in Paducah, KY, and Outstanding Art Quilt at Road to California 2014.