Sunday, February 3, 2013

4 Day Workshop Coming Up

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

                                         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.         

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