Teaching

The following are classes I have available, please Contact Me to organise a workshop.

Make a Quilt from a photo

Monochromatic

2 day class

Level : All

In this class you will learn the techniques involved in taking a photo of your choice to create a unique quilt that has meaning to you. I will teach you how to manipulate a photo using software, and then print and prepare an original pattern. We will then follow on with constructing the quilt top using my fusible technique and a monochromatic colour scheme. Subject matter is not limited to portraits, any recognisable object is suitable. I will also give you some ideas regarding quilting, and provide email support in the days and weeks following the class. 

Full class notes are included.

Finished size approx. 50 cm X 70 cm

Feeling Groovy

Multi coloured portraits

2 Days

Level: colour confident

In this class you will learn the techniques involved in taking a photo of your choice of a person to create a unique quilt that has meaning to you. I will teach you how to manipulate a photo using software, and then print and prepare an original pattern. We will then follow on with constructing the quilt top using my fusible technique and a multi coloured palette. I will also give you some ideas regarding quilting, and provide email support in the days and weeks following the class. 

Full class notes are included.

Finished size approx. 50 cm x 70 cm

Lets move on from meander

1 or 2 Days

Level : Intermediate

This class is for quilters confident with the basics of freemotion quilting, but wanting to move on from stipple and meander. We will cover design ideas including modern and traditional. Working with rulers on domestic machines is a recent development in quilting and this will be covered along with feathers and fills.

Introduction to dyeing for quilters

1 Day

Level : Beginner

This class will cover the basics of dyeing fabric for quilters. We will cover safety with dyes, what dyes to use,dye properties, fabric and equipment needed. Then we will get on with dyeing some fabrics for your stash, we will do a basic graduation from dark to light, a graduation between colours e.g. from yellow through green to blue. Lastly we will cover direct application of dye using brushes. Full notes are provided for your use at home.

Finished size 14 fat quarters.

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