No Patterns, No Rules!

Posted by on 23 February 2017 | 0 Comments

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No patterns, no rules! The aim of this workshop is to learn how to work from your ideas and discover your own personal voice. In the process, we will cover the basics of good design within the context of the art quilt.

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New to quilting or a long time quilter?

Posted by on 21 February 2017 | 0 Comments

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Jennifer Houlden - right angles squareAre you new to quilting or a long time quilter? Are you looking for a first-time quilt or a quick quilt? Want to throw in a few twists and turns? Whatever your choice is Jennifer's pattern "Right Angles" is a great quilt to make and if you need options for a different look or learn some great beginner piecing tips, then Jennifer's workshop "Beginner's Patchwork" which is based on the same pattern is ideal.

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What type of Quilting do you like?

Posted by on 19 February 2017 | 0 Comments

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Triple Tulips

"Every type of quilting is my favorite when I am stitching it and when I am writing about it. Appliqué is at the top of the list. Appliqué is like painting with fabric. You can make any shape you like and stitch it to another piece of fabric." .... Joanne Winn 

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Can you create a Fireworks Quilt?

Posted by Linda Schmidt on 16 February 2017 | 0 Comments

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My new class, Fireworks in Flight, is coming around very soon! This is a very cool class filled with starbursts and sparks, crystals and thread-play. Come play with me!

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Will this work for a Still Life quilt?

Posted by Ruth on 14 February 2017 | 0 Comments

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So I have myself thinking about my Still Life class which is coming up again. I love this class because I see some really creative works being produced... But I realize it has been quite some time since I've made a still life project for myself so I began thinking about what I should make.

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Beautiful Hawaiian Quilts are easy to make

Posted by Nancy Chong on 11 February 2017 | 0 Comments

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Hawaiian quilts are so beautiful! ... and so very easy to make, once you know all of the individual steps. It's like an exciting sewing journey!

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Abstract Art Snippet

Posted by Elizabeth Barton on 2 February 2017 | 0 Comments

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Elizabeth Barton's online workshop - Abstract Art For QuiltmakersAn extract from Lesson Three:

"In this lesson, we're examining the methods used by abstract painters in some depth. Last week we looked at simple construction paper collage techniques for design based on some of the ideas used by the early abstractionists Sonia Delaunay and Sophie Taueber-Arp.

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Students made these Bargello Quilts

Posted by Ruth on 2 February 2017 | 0 Comments

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Ruth Blanchet's Bargello Seasons workshopOne of my all time favorite online workshops to teach is Bargello Seasons. I have had hundreds of students take this course so today I compiled a few of their finished projects into a video to share with you.

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A Snowy Feeling

Posted by Linda on 30 January 2017 | 0 Comments

Winter Wonderland is a very fun class, where you get to play with all sorts of paints and glitter to create a lovely winter forest scene. You start by painting the background with Setacolor fabric paints:creating background for winter wonderland project

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Exciting News

Posted by Ruth on 28 January 2017 | 0 Comments

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We have finally, after such a long time, launched our new website at Arbee Designs. It is definitely more modern now and mobile friendly plus has a lot of new features.

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