Yes, registration is OPEN for classes for International Quilt Festival Houston 2018, including my four classes. Over the next week, I’ll recap my four classes (well, three full day classes and the Machine Quilting Forum). I hope to see some of you in those classes!
On Tuesday, the day between Quilt Market (open to the trade only) and Quilt Festival (open to anyone who pays admission), I’ll be teaching Birch Pond Seasons. The wonderful thing about this workshop is that you can bring a photo of your own favorite pond or hills and morph my pattern into your special place! The class is always full or almost full–I’m hoping that with it scheduled on Tuesday I’ll be able to entice some Market-goers to stay over for a workshop.
Here’s the summer version:
You’ll learn basics of fusing, working from a pattern without having to cut a bazillion pattern pieces, working a bit more free-form and improvisationally, how to “strip fuse,” fusing easy-melt fabrics like synthetic sheers, fabric selection, and time-permitting in the afternoon we’ll talk about quilting. The class includes a kit fee that covers handouts, pattern sheet, a full package of white Mistyfuse, and a few tidbits. You bring a range of fabrics but not a ton of any one fabric (maybe a fat quarter for sky and half that for the pond)…a range of fabrics is more important than a lot of any one thing.
Here is a blogpost about students taking this class some years ago. This post will give you a feel for the class.
If you click here to get to my classes page, scroll down to Birch Pond Seasons class and you can click on the link for the PDF Class supply list, too.
Sign up before it fills! If you have questions, just leave a comment or contact me via the Contact page (link up top). Here’s the link to IQF enrollment again. See you there!