Discover the possibilities of machine quilting with your own machine. We will discuss threads, needles, different battings and so much more. This is a skilling-building class that will encourage you to drop your shoulders as well as your feed dogs. Take the next step to finishing your projects!
Raw Edge/fusible Appliqué is a fun
and simple way to create beautiful quilted pieces. In this class, Monique will teach
you her tips and tricks for using different
types of fusible, fabric choices to make your creation pop, and how to get comfortable stitching down your projects.
Thread Play on Appliqué
Where 'function' meets FUN! A class designed to increase your comfort level stitching down your appliqué projects as well as invite a sense of play in your use of threads!
Explore adding the 3rd dimension to your projects using the fun new product Terial Magic. You can choose either Hollyhocks, Sunflowers or Indian Paintbrush to brighten up your wall while you learn how easy it is to include 3-D petals. We will also cover some basic fusible applique tips and techniques, stitching and quilting ideas all while you create a garden of fabric flowers!
Give your projects added depth and dimension by using thread to embellish and emphasize or
even create an entire focus piece out of thread. This is a skill building class that will help you
engage your creativity and drop your feed dogs.
Intro to Thread Painting (*kits available)
Thread Painting 201 (*kits available)
Thread Painting Plus (Intermediate and Advanced techniques)
Classes can be tailored to fit a specific theme or need.
Can’t resist all those incredible decorative threads that won’t fit through a sewing-machine needle, why not try bobbin work? In this class we’ll explore the decorative
stitches on your sewing machine, as well as play with free motion embroidery techniques used in thread art.
Fabulous Felted Creations
The world is full of beautiful fibers just waiting to be part of your next art quilt!
In this class we explore the combination of needle-felting, couching and thread art to make unique fiber creations, and discover the perfect quilted background on which to display them.
Turn your landscape or floral photos into beautiful quilted pieces! In this class we’ll go over some of my favorite techniques to create original wall hangings, using your own photo as an inspiration. Come and learn a combination of skills that will give you the confidence to create unique and personal works of art!
Raw-edge or fusible appliqué experience is useful but not required.
Adding the 3rd Dimension
Explore adding extra depth to your art quilts using
the fun new product Terial Magic. In this class we'll
create a small wall hanging designed to show you
how easy it is to include three dimensional petals
in a garden of fabric flowers!
The perfect background can turn
a beautiful focus art piece into a
stunning one. These classes offer
a wide variety of techniques (including
tiled, mosaic and woven backgrounds)
that will widen your options as you create
unique and wonderful works of art.
Single Day Creative Background Classes Include:
Quilted Woven Wonders
The 'Sky's the limit!
Turn plain fabric into a work of art! Great for creating your own unique backgrounds, stunning skies for landscape quilts or fun textured prints for any purpose. A chance to try a number of techniques with no experience needed!
Color Your Quilt
A fun and simple way to bring your fabric projects to life using Inktense watercolor pencils. Easy to control, blend and completely permanent when finished, these pencils will become one of your favorite 'tools in the box'. If you're looking for a way to enhance your projects, add some extra fun to your quilted works, or just enjoy coloring--this class is for you!
Twice Painted Quilts
What do you get when you combine coloring on fabric and thread painting? Unique, beautiful quilted creations! In this class we will explore creating some simple watercolor drawings on fabric and then embellishing them with thread. Schedule a play date with your inner child!