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Zentangle Quilts by Lee Vause

Posted by on 13 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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Do you free motion quilt and do you wish to understand and enhance your design skills in this regard? “A Zentangle Journey” online workshop is a great way to look at your quilting differently. This class is taught by one of Australia’s leading Certified Zentangle Teachers and will introduce you to Zentangle in its pen and paper form with an emphasis on patterns within our environment and how to construct patterns in a simple and continuous way.

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What Students have made in Bargello Seasons

Posted by Ruth on 7 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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It is kind of fun to see what other students make in our online workshops at Academy of Quilting and it is more fun when you can see them in a slide show. I was playing with one of Facebooks new features, pretty cool.

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Need the Basics for Dyeing?

Posted by Elizabeth Barton on 4 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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Need to know more about dyeing fabrics? "This class in basic dye making covers all the basics in a very simple clear way. You'll learn how to mix and store your dyes so you don't have to remix every time you want to dye just the odd half yard/meter,

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Make Your Own Beautiful Colors in Wool

Posted by Marjorie McWilliams on 18 March 2015 | 0 Comments

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Ever wonder how in the world an artist takes this... wool before dyeing

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Choosing the Right Fabric

Posted by Jennifer Houlden on 18 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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When choosing the star fabric (yellow in the below photo) you want it to stand out and say I am here but not so much so that it over powers the appliqued animals sending them into the background of the quilt. This has happened to me and hence there was much ripping out with the seam ripper which was well worth the effort in the end. Always keep in mind, the animals are meant to be the star attraction of the quilt not the stars.

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Any idea what fabric you can use for Broderie Perse?

Posted by Ruth on 13 January 2015 | 0 Comments

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You have all heard of Broderie Perse right? Broderie Perse is a fun technique that can be applied to traditional or contemporary themed quilts. It has been around a long time, although not as common today, you can certainly have a lot of fun with it and create some amazing unique quilts. Susan Dorchester teaches Broderie Perse online at the Academy of Quilting and we thought we'd give you a snipit of what you might learn when choosing a suitable fabric for Broderie Perse applique.

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Class Starting this Weekend

Posted by Ruth on 3 January 2015 | 0 Comments

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Often it is a good idea to read some extra information or gather ideas about classes before one dives in, so I've put together some blog topics of the classes starting this weekend. I hope you'll find them useful

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