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June 2019

June Program: Point, Click, Quilt

June 18 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Folk Arts Center, Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Pkwy
Asheville,NC28805United States
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Point, Click, Quilt! A one-hour digital slide show and trunk show based on my book, Point, Click, Quilt! This lecture focuses on tips for taking better photographs, and then turning them into art quilts. This is an inspirational and detailed look at my process: tracing the photo; enlarging the line drawing; using it to trace the fused appliqué pieces for the quilt; creating a positioning overlay; and then cutting, positioning and fusing the pieces before thread sketching and quilting. A…

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June Workshop: Wholecloth Painting Botanicals

June 19 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Beth HaTephila Congregation, 43 North Liberty Street
Asheville,NC28801United States
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$50

In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of painting on fabric to make whole cloth painted quilts. You'll choose from one of my designs (shown below) and use acrylic textile paints to create at least one small piece. Do not worry if you've never painted anything before ... this may look complicated, but it isn't once you learn a bit.                Click here for supply list.                 …

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July 2019

July Program: Adventures in Color

July 16 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Folk Arts Center, Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Pkwy
Asheville,NC28805United States
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Lecture:  Adventures in Color Color is the first thing we notice about a quilt.  It either attracts us or repels us.  Learn how to avoid color surprises in your quilts, and how to get color to work for you.  Basic color theory is explained in simple terms, and demonstrated with fabulous quilts.  A variety of different color combinations are discussed, from subdued to dramatic.

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July Workshop: Adventures in Double Reverse Applique

July 17 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Beth HaTephila Congregation, 43 North Liberty Street
Asheville,NC28801United States
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$50

Double Reverse Appliqué (Full Day) With Ellen Lindner This raw edge appliqué technique is extremely accurate, and the class projects will amaze you!  Ellen's tricks for staying organized will keep your class time efficient, productive, and frustration-free.  In the morning, you'll make a killer apple, in either green or gold.  In the afternoon, you'll follow up with a matching pear, and learn how to make your own Double Reverse Appliqué patterns.  Choose your colors:  bright or subdued.  Note:  This is…

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August 2019

August: Annual Potluck

August 20 6:00 pm
Western NC Governor’s Residence, 45 Patton Mountain Road
Asheville,NC28801United States
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Guild member annual potluck.

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August Workshop: Techniques Class

August 21 9:00 am
Beth HaTephila Congregation, 43 North Liberty Street
Asheville,NC28801United States
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$50

Presented by Sharron Armel and Sara Hill X MARKS THE SPOT     Learn a fast and fun way to make this versatile block. You’ll start with a dozen 10” fabric squares,and will finish a dozen coordinated 7½” blocks, all different – sisters, but not twins.                  The X Block can be made and used in so many different ways –  different sizes different proportions 3 color groups (Red-White-Blue in example) 2-value groups…

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September 2019

September Program: Camp Bluebird

September 17 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Folk Arts Center, Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Pkwy
Asheville,NC28805United States
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Camp Bluebird program presented by Leslie Verner.

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October 2019

October Program: So What is Thread Painting All About?

October 15 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Folk Arts Center, Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Pkwy
Asheville,NC28805United States
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Presented by Nancy Prince Come take a fun and thought-provoking journey with Nancy into the avenue of thread painting. While thread painting can look complicated, in fact, it is actually very easy. The lecture will demonstrate my step-by-step techniques to show you just how simple the technique can be. And finally, the trunk show will detail a short history of some of Nancy's thread painted quilts.

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October Workshop: Black & White & Red All Over

October 16 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Beth HaTephila Congregation, 43 North Liberty Street
Asheville,NC28801United States
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$50

Presented by Nancy Prince Black and white fabric is prevalent in most quilt shops and is a very creative option to thread paint some amazing designs. Thread painting on commercial fabric is as easy as 1.2.3. In this workshop you will learn how to blend thread to make the finished flower look realistic. With the design printed, it is easy to begin your thread painting adventure. Once you have taken this class, you will never look at black and white…

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