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Workshops, Seminars and Retreats

Complete listing of fiber related events which are shorter and more informal than conferences. These events are often limited to a single topic, ranging from a gathering of fiber friends to a more formal class with a leader from outside the area.

Flower Power Bias-strip Curves, With Sherri Lynn Wood
July 15, 2024   through   July 19, 2024

       Flower Power Bias-strip Curves, With Sherri Lynn Wood   website

Students at Quilting by the Lake conference will learn a variety of grid busting tricks for improvising and piecing large-scale floral compositions with the ruler-free technique of bias-strip piecing on the curve and s-curve.

Natural Dyes: Developing A Personal Language, With Elin Noble
July 15, 2024   through   July 19, 2024

       Natural Dyes: Developing A Personal Language, With Elin Noble   website

This workshop at Quilting by the Lake conference will concentrate on the direct application of mordants and natural dyes using various tools and techniques, including mono printing, stamping, and hand painting on cellulose and silk.

Big And Bold: A New Comfort Zone, With Joe Cunningham
July 22, 2024   through   July 26, 2024

       Big And Bold: A New Comfort Zone, With Joe Cunningham   website

In this five-day workshop at Quilting by the Lake, students will learn how to find and use ideas for starting a quilt and the techniques you need for making it, including balancing positive and negative space.

Personalized Surfaces, With Joy O. Ude
July 22, 2024   through   July 26, 2024

       Personalized Surfaces, With Joy O. Ude   website

In this light survey of surface design techniques at Quilting by the Lake conference, students will explore a few methods to transform plain fabric into uniquely personalized surfaces.

Which Way Is Up? Online Workshop With Rosalie Dace
July 22, 2024   through   July 26, 2024

       Which Way Is Up? Online Workshop With Rosalie Dace   website

Discover the importance of abstracting, editing, and simplifying ideas to make a good visual composition. Students must have their own computer, webcam, and basic computer skills to login and interact with the class on Zoom.

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