I am excited to announce that the Australian designer IRENE BLANCK is coming over to the UK to visit my workshop at The Barn in Reading, Berkshire.
Irene will be teaching two 1 day workshops on 9th and 10th May 2017.
This page is for you to sign up to BOTH 1 day workshops on 9th & 10th May 2017 - SAVING £10
Irene is the author of the Quiltmania book " Focus on Applique " which I have sold lots of copies.
9th May 2017 workshop - Clamshell quilt - 10am to 4pm
This is a fun 1 day class where students will learn easy peasy ways to make a clamshell quilt WITHOUT papers, grids, lines or background fabrics.
There is no set size for this quilt - students make it as big or as small as you like
10th May 2017 workshop - Eva Grace quilt - 10am to 4pm
Eva Grace is a medallion style quilt with a vase of flowers surrounded by two applique borders, one a dogtooth border and a wide border of appliqued melon shapes and finished of with another appliqued dogtooth border. Finished size approx 50" x 50"
In this fun 1 day workshop we will learn techniques how to:
- Prepare applique shapes using a lightbox
- Glue all pieces to the background block
- Needleturn techniques including reverse applique and circles
- Correctly use your Clover bias maker for stems
The price INCLUDES refreshments throughout the day AND a light lunch.