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Foundation Paper Piecing - The Easy Way
Innovative Repurposing Community
We are an INNOVATIVE REPURPOSING COMMUNITY of creative souls, artists and artivists who are concerned about the environment and are passionate about exploring repurposed materials in art. Join me and other amazing creatives as we bring innovation and enthusiasm to art making, and learn to do better for our planet's future.
Self Study: Create your own realistic art quilt from a photo of your choice using fusible raw edge applique and textile paints. Follow along my step by step instructions and videos to make your own art quilt.
Learn my fun and relaxed approach to doing log cabin-style piecing on unmarked scrap paper triangles;, then turn your triangles into sparkling wall-hangings, pillows, table runners, or the start of a spectacular larger quilt! The class has 30+ videos to guide you through all the stages, with many design options. Because it’s on-demand you can take it at the pace that suits you!
Learn how to use real leaves, fruits and vegetables to create your own beautiful, colourful and unique fabric prints. Join this super easy, fun and creative workshop!
Learn how to cut diamonds, and piece with or without Y-seams while making the Big Star Braid quilt in this on-demand course.
Innovative Appliqué - 2 hours of time-saving tips and techniques. Turned-edge appliqué made easy. No tracing, needle-turn, or pulling freezer paper from the back of your work. Precise results without years of practice. Bonus sections, turning small circles, and creating perfect round eyes.
Learn the secrets of making quilted portraits, from whimsical and cartoon-like silly selfie postcards to accurately proportioned quilted portraits. You will discover that it isn’t nearly as hard as you imagined. Learn to choose your photo, draft a pattern, and create a fusible appliqué quilted portrait.
Beautiful decorative pillows are the perfect DIY home dec project for any skill level, budget or style. Lisa teaches 3 basic pillow covering styles (zippered, tuck-in, and sewn), technical and creative hacks for inner structure, and her favorite finishing touches.
Learn how easy it is to design and build your own art quilt from a photograph as Vicki walks you through the steps.
Create fabulous ice-dyed fabrics! See how 45 different dye colors split, create combos and patterns, and save money and dye by using my dye calculator.
Understand the color groups and how different color combinations provoke different emotions and thoughts. This course will build your confidence in color and pattern selection of fabrics.
Piecework enthusiasts rejoice! Let Karen show you how to create beautiful Celtic designs with just two simple patchwork blocks.
Simple scraps can be stunning! Christina shows each step: fabric selection, piecing, and the actual quilting, so you can make your own scrappy delight.
Learn the basics of using cheesecloth, creating applique shapes to stitch to a background fabric. Included: how to color cheesecloth, paint a background, and finishing.
Master improv curved piecing without patterns, templates or fear!
Learn to transform a photo of you beloved pet or animal into a fabric collage quilt, including making a pattern and stitching.
Are you the one pausing to admire the light texture of a dryer sheet or the translucent sheen of a plastic package? Then join the club! Fourteen in depth videos await your attention.
Visual depth has fascinated artists for centuries, Karen has developed a fun technique that allows you to make amazing 3-D quilts!
Learn observational skills, accurate fabric placement, and how to add detail with ink and thread. This course is DIY and includes notes and videos.
Transform the places you love and places you've always imagined or wanted to see into one-of-a-kind pieces of art through this on-demand course.
If you’ve looked with secret longing at the world of Abstract Art but have no idea where to begin, this is the class for you. Lessons consist of concrete design exercises that are clear and easily understood.
Painlessly create beautiful designs with intricate detail, perfect for quilts, wearables, borders or accents with this easy reverse appliqué method using fusible web. Give your design that extra punch with the added dimension of trapunto.... without all the slitting and stuffing!
Learn to create vitality through simplicity. Principles of art and design will be discussed and students create an improv pieced quilt. Learn how the fabrics you choose and the designs you create can make a powerful statement, even though they are quite simple.
Play with color value to create the Colorblock Love Quilt. Sam walks you through every step of the creating this word quilt in 14 lessons.
Five Stars is a bold and dramatic quilt of nested, off-center stars. Sam walks you through making the entire quilt step-by-step.