Virtual Classes for Quilters, Crafters, and Artists
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Learn to create vitality through simplicity. Principles of art and design will be discussed and students create an improv pieced quilt. Learn how the fabrics you choose and the designs you create can make a powerful statement, even though they are quite simple.
In this class you will learn various techniques! We will talk about Color Theory to create a Transparency effect with fabrics and I will teach you how to cut and sew complex shapes.
Freehand Flower and Frills: Freemotion Quilting with
Learn the basic shapes you can use to quilt your own Freehand Flower and Frills- with minimal marking! Each lesson will start with drawing each new shape, then will move to either the longarm or domestic sewing machine.
Create luminous painted irises on fabric. Using Mistyfuse, a pattern and paint you will easily be able to transfer your iris to organza. Anyone can do it, you don't have to be an artist.. Free your creative muse with this innovative technique.
Let's Make a Selfie Portrait Quilt with Kena Tangi Dorsey Learn how to make a portrait quilt by using a photograph of your favorite "selfie" as a template to design your own raw-edge appliqué pattern and art quilt.
BE INSPIRED and get creative as fun-loving artist Lyric Kinard guides you through the basics of beaded embellishment on cloth. Are you a quilter? Foil the quilt police and learn to bead from the top of a finished quilt with no knots or mess on the back.
Beautiful decorative pillows are the perfect DIY home dec project for any skill level, budget or style. Lisa teaches 3 basic pillow covering styles (zippered, tuck-in, and sewn), technical and creative hacks for inner structure, and her favorite finishing touches.