Techniques in Applique

Perfect the use of fusible webs and sewing machine satin stitch and then move on to learn methods that look like hand applique. You will learn to use both freezer paper and dressmaker’s interfacing and to attach invisibly using the blind stitch. You will go home with a sampler of applique techniques.

Spring Beckons

Outfit made to honour time spent with my dad walking in the woods as a child.  The leaf buttons were created using polymer clay.

The Journey

This is a slide/trunk presentation of my journey as a fibre artist for the  London  Friendship Quilter’s Guild, London Ontario.  It will include photos of my inspirations, my progression and my methods.

The Journey

This is a slide/trunk presentation of my journey as a fibre artist for the Oxford Quilt Guild in Ingersoll Ontario. It will include photos of my inspirations, my progression and my methods.

The Journey

This is a slide/trunk presentation of my journey as a fibre artist for the Oxford Quilt Guild in Ingersoll Ontario. It will include photos of my inspirations, my progression and my methods.

Transitions II

Wall quilt 34 by 21 1/2 inches Accepted to SAQA Atlantic Transitions show and that traveled  in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick  throughout 2018 and into early 2019.

Designing Chic Wearable Art for The Everyday Life

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Principles in design will be discussed including colour, texture and embellishment. Students will design individually on their partially constructed garments. The focus will be on appliques. Techniques using the sewing machine for free motion applique, lace cutwork and trapunto will be demonstrated and students may choose to use all or some of these techniques. Can be taken as 1 day or 2 day workshop.