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The History of Appliqué
A brief journey through the world of applique from the egyptians to today. The lecture starts with a PowerPoint slideshow and ends with a show of the latest of Laurel Anderson’s quilts.
Somewhere in the middle is the soap opera of the invention of the sewing machine.
3D Applique: Geraniums
This is one of the most fun quilt patterns to teach. We cover a variety of techniques in a stunning quilt presentation. It looks challenging but each step is simplified. The lace and flowers are cut in class by an electronic cutter.
How to Cheat at Color
Who wants to win the Best Use of Color ribbon?
This color workshop is perfect for beginners and those with advanced experience in choosing colors for quilts. Those who attend will receive a syllabus with color wheels and quilt blocks. There are 2 pages of online resources for ongoing help. After the introduction of the color wheel, there will be a variety of unusual ways to select quilt colors. Don’t forget to bring a candy bar or gum package. If you have a phone and can access the internet you can take the color test during our break. The purpose of this workshop is to identify your own personal favorite colors and develop a wide range of coordinating color groups for your use.