Transitions I

Wall quilt 8 by 10 inches. Accepted into SAQA Atlantic Transitions  Show and will travel in the Atlantic provinces throughout 2017 and into early 2018.

Transitions II

Wall quilt 34 by 21 1/2 inches Accepted to SAQA Atlantic Transitions show and will travel in the Atlantic provinces throughout 2017 and into early 2018..

Three-D Thread Appliques – Puffin

ddd_intro_puffinStudents will learn to create appliques totally from thread. Free motion embroidery will be used to create a Puffin. The technique can be later used to make realistic images of birds, flowers, or wildlife. All the tricks, from working with difficult threads to controlling distortion, will be covered. These can be used as focal points in wall hangings and wearable art.

Three-D Thread Appliques

ddd_intro_small_birdsStudents will learn to create appliques totally from thread. Free motion embroidery will be used to create either a black capped chickadee or a hummingbird. The technique can be later used to make realistic images of birds, flowers, or wildlife. All the tricks, from working with difficult threads to controlling distortion, will be covered. These can be used as focal points in wall hangings and wearable art.

Free Motion Applique and Lace Cutwork Wall Hanging

fme_appl_laceWhile producing this 11 inch by 15 inch wall hanging, you will perfect an applique edge that is particularly appealing in nature quilts. Using free motion embroidery, you will finish the leaf and branch edges as well as make one or more areas of cutwork. Once learned, the methods can be used in original applique projects. Making 3-d leaves will also be demonstrated and can be incorporated. Reference notes provided.