Category Archives: Classes

Custom Tablet Cover Class Results

Custom Tablet Cover Class Results

I taught the second half of my custom tablet/E-reader cover class at the Redlands Sewing Center Wednesday night. Oh we had so much fun! I showed them again how to stitch several of my botanical sketch motifs – the big classroom had a projector so I could play a slide show of some of the simpler… Continue Reading

Another Fun Patio Class

Another Fun Patio Class

I had a great time last Saturday! Here is Meena: She used to dye fabric years ago when she studied design in India. She’s admired my work at several local art shows, and she has (and loves) one of my hand dyed velvet scarves. When she read in my newsletter last month that I was… Continue Reading

Upcoming E-reader Class at Redlands Sewing Center

Upcoming E-reader Class at Redlands Sewing Center

If you live in or close to Redlands, CA, and would like a chance to learn or strengthen your Free Motion Quilting skills, I’m teaching a “Custom Tablet/E-reader Cover Class” at the Redlands Sewing Center  (located at 422 East State Street in Redlands, CA ). It meets for 2 Wednesdays in September, the 5th & the 12th, from 6:30-9:30… Continue Reading

Patio Dyeing Class

Patio Dyeing Class

Last Saturday morning, I set up my patio with some extra tables and 6 ladies from the local chapter of  the American Sewing Guild came over and learned how to dye! Each woman chose either one color from the Candiotic Table to make some tints of, or they picked 2 colors and made a gradation… Continue Reading

Launched! Dyeing 102: Controlling Texture

Launched! Dyeing 102: Controlling Texture

I have been spending a HUGE amount of time on the computer, but it’s all worth it because registration is open for my new online class Dyeing 102: Controlling Texture! In this class, we will cover controlling visual texture in fabric dyed with Procion MX fiber reactive dyes. From flat, solid, single hues to wild patterning,… Continue Reading

A Fun Day Teaching Dyeing

A Fun Day Teaching Dyeing

Well, I had such a fun day on Sunday! I gave a private dyeing lesson to Laine, a quilter who’s done some indigo dyeing before, and her friend Nina who is new to the world of fabric in general, and had never given any thought to fabric dyeing before. They arrived at my house Sunday… Continue Reading

Make it University

Make it University

I’ve got more fun news to share! This July 29-31 International Quilt Festival comes to Long Beach, which is just about 90 minutes from my house. They have this really fun set of small classes sponsored by Cloth Paper Scissors called Make it University. Here’s how it works (text from their website): The fee for each workshop is $10,… Continue Reading