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I love making landscapes, especially landscapes that have some form of moving water – waves coming into shore, waterfalls, streams, rapids and ripples. There is an art to making water in motion, and in this class, you will learn many techniques that will give your water scene that realism that makes your scene come alive!
Today I wanted to share this fun little video that Marilyn Belford made about her Montage Quilting class. If you didn't already know, Marilyn creates exquisite quilts and teaches how she does that. A big part of creating the right art quilt is in the designing which is all covered in this online workshop.... but not only that! The second half is all about putting your design into fabric, from enlarging the design to making templates and transferring your design into fabric and stitching. By the end of this extensive course, you will have your own unique art quilt.
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.
Are 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.
"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
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!
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.
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!
An 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.
One 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.