Workshops

Workshops, lectures and traveling trunk shows can be modified to fit your shop or guild’s interests.
Please contact Kathy for more information and fees.

Daisies

 

Daisies uses Shiva Paintstiks and thread to achieve blending and shading.  You add the vision!  No drawing is required as we will use a foolproof transfer method.

 

 

A Green Thumb

Coloring printed fabric using Shiva Paintstiks, Derwent Inktense blocks and thread.  Your color imagination can run wild on this project.  You’ll never look at commercial fabrics the same way again! Workshop includes a demonstration on thread sketching using flower outlines as guides.

Coneflowers….Crayola colored pencils, Derwent Inktense blocks and threads

 

Painting a fabric postcard depicting cone flowers using Shiva Paintstiks or colored pencils, Derwent Inktense blocks and thread.  No drawing is required as we will use a foolproof  method to transfer the picture.  This fabric postcard is able to be mailed or framed as a treasured keepsake.  This project will brightenanyone’s day!

 

 

Summer Solitude…adding color with raw edge applique and thread sketching

 

Using thread to add color, texture and embellishment to your work.  Thisproject uses raw edge applique and thread.  Metallic threads add bling and glamour.

 

 

“The Cottage” Fabric Postcard  workshop is a 3 or a 6 hour workshop.  The morning hours focus on assembling a favorite…The Cottage.  Instruction centers on creating stone texture and detail in the creation of a charming cottage.  Assembly of a typical fabric postcard sandwich and the intricacies of edging, backing, and mailing are taught.  Afternoon hours offer an opportunity for participants to individually choose a different kit to complete with instructor assistance.  Kits are available and include all fabrics, stabilizers and materials.  Students are encouraged to “make it their own” by adding personal touches.