Upcoming Retreats

Colorado Springs, 2019 - May 28 - June 2, 2019

Ocean City, MD 2019 - October 6 - 10, 2019

Portland, OR 2020 - March 17, 2020 - March 24, 2020

Colorado Springs 2020 - May 25, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Ocean City, MD 2020 - September 25 - October 3, 2020

Colorado Springs, 2019 Registration is NOW OPEN

Southwest Hand Painted Art Quilt

Laurie Longberry
9:00 - 4:30
Friday - May 31

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$ 150  

In this fun multi skilled class you will learn how to do layers of Thermofax Screen printing as you build your own southwest garden. (No need to worry about drawing skills.) Then Laurie will teach you how to mix colors and hand paint your design. Finally we will work on a fiber and fabric collage layout to show case your new artwork! Add a little hand stitching and you will have a beautiful and unique art quilt.

Materials fee $20 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

misty fuse, fabric panel to paint on, classroom fabrics and fibers, Use of thermofaxes, paint, paintbrushes.

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:

 5-7 fat quarters (18” x 22”) hand dyed, tone on tone, stripes, batiks
18”x 22” – piece of batting
18”x 22” – piece of backing fabric
Rotary cutter
Cutting Mat
Quilting ruler
Colored thread to match or compliment fabrics
free motion foot
a top stitching or ¼” foot
fun fibers: yarn, embroidery floss, trims, beads, etc.

Optional items: 

Inktense pencils, or blocks

Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Maria Ralaigh


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For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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