Viewing entries posted in July 2016

The Details of Batiking

Posted by Ruth on 15 July 2016 | 0 Comments

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Grapes batik by Marjorie McWilliamsHave you ever wondered about Batiks and the process of it? Marjorie McWilliams is the expert in Batiking at academyofquilting.com and she has written a series of blog posts showing you the details of the process as she works on three large-scale Batiks. Check out the following links to visit "Marjie's Dye Studio".

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Four Basic Skills for Quilt Artists

Posted by Marilyn on 13 July 2016 | 0 Comments

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Every art quilter needs basic skills to make their art quilts. Here are four basic skills, are you missing any?

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From where you are to somewhere else

Posted by Linda on 7 July 2016 | 3 Comments

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My Elements in Fabric class will take you from where you are…..to someplace else. Someplace where waterfalls are made with MistyFuse, roving, and Angelina fiber...

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Mixing things Up - I tried something new!

Posted by Ruth on 3 July 2016 | 2 Comments

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Until Lee Vause introduced herself to the Academy of Quilting I had not heard of Zentangle so this was a whole new area of quilting for me. Of course, making tangle designs using free-motion stitching really grabbed my interest. As I worked with Lee to get her classes installed (she has two now, A Zentangle Journey Part 1 and Part 2) I knew this was something I would want to try at some point. The thought was put on hold for a while.

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