Thursday, February 21, 2013
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Dye! Print! Embellish! Finish an Art Quilt!
Workshop : 4 Days of Hands-on Studio Work
Deborah Weir (nationally known textile artist) will take students through all the basic steps to making an intricate, contemporary fine art quilt.
4 Wednesdays: February 27, March 6, March 13, March 20 from 10am-4pm
Cost: $320 (includes lunches and most supplies). Payment reserves your spot. Email or call for more details. Supply list upon registration. All levels.
At FiberFly Studios:
Deborah Weir 21 Encanto Dr. Rolling Hills Estates CA 90274 310 325-1895 FiberFly@cox.net DeborahWeir.net FiberFly.blogspot.com
BrickFielder (from the Fierce Winds series)
Here are some of the specific techniques we will be focusing on:
1. Dyeing – Overall, shibori (various techniques), color layering, soy wax resist, over-dyeing.
2. Printing with paint - Using the Thermofax machine, screen printing, soy wax resist, masking tape resist, sponges, plastic page protectors
3. Surface Design – Design/color basics, Tyvek, Angelina, handstitching, water soluble lace, synthetics/heat, bleach PEN, painted fusible, foiling, Paintsticks, DecolourantPlus
4. Putting It All Together – Cutting, piecing, batting, edges,quilting, matt/frame vs. sleeve
Each student will go home with a small quilt and a notebook filled with samples of techniques for reference.