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Trunk Show: $165
PowerPoint Photo Slide Show and Quilts: $180
Workshop fee: $60/hour up to 10 registrants and $6/hour each additional person.
Create a Face – 6 hours
This is fabric portraiture at its simplest. Start with a whole cloth face silhouette and be guided in transforming it into a face full of expression and begging a name. Your creation will be ready to place on a welcoming background, highlighting your work. You might want to follow this class with Free Style Nature Composition in which you will enhance your face and integrate your creation into a free-style landscape environment. No sewing machine is required. All skill levels. (Instructor-supplied materials fee $5.00)
I Know That Face! – 12 hours (two class days)
Specific Portrait Fabrication
Transform your cherished photograph into a unique fabric portrait destined to become a family heirloom. You will capture the likeness of your selected image and also his/her personality while in pursuit of a favorite pastime. Prerequisite: Create a Face class. Sewing machine is required on second day. All skill levels. (Supply kit $5.00)
Free-Syle Nature Composition – 6 hours
Using nature’s palette with prints, hand-dyes, batiks, and embellishment fibers you will capture an inspirational object or scene from nature and observe the magic of embroidery-style threadwork as it provides the realistic creation of 3-D depth. This class will also offer a chance to explore other methods to further enhance your work: Snippets in Tulle, Building on Felt; Smudged Shadows. You may choose to bring to class a scene or object, preprinted-on-fabric, or you may provide a fabric creation of your own design such as a tree, a waterfall, an animal, a bird. (Here is a chance to work with your fabric portrait from Create a Face class.) Sewing machine is required. This class is for the adventurous of all skill levels. (In-class materials fee $5.00)
Thread Painting and More – a framed piece – 6 hours
Here’s an opportunity to bring your sewing machine, basic sewing supplies and yourself to class and have the class supplies waiting for you! Artist or not, you will be pleasantly surprised at how successful you are at decoratiing a fabric composition with the aid of your sewing machine. Explore thread painting with a varity of threads, couch fabulous fibers, hi-light and apply shading. This class will also offer you an opportunity to further enhance your work with Snippets in Tulle, Translucent Layering and Smudged Shadows. Upon completion of the class you will have a wall hanging sampler of your work to enjoy and use as a reference at home. Sewing machine is required. All skill levels. (All-materials fee $10.00 which includes stretcher frame and hanging device.)