A former Family Consumer Education teacher, Mary Alice strives to provide professional instruction in a helpful friendly atmosphere. Step-by-step instructional handouts are included to support attendees both during and after the workshop when those pesky “what did she say?” questions occur. Recommended class size is 20 students. More than that would be an additional charge. Ask for details.
Fee Schedule: $175 for 3 hour workshop, $300 for 6 hour workshop, $150 for 1 hour lecture
Meals/mileage/lodging if needed
Are you tempted to tackle a portrait? Never fear – you need not be an artist! A photo provides your starting point. This power point presentation reveals the process of turning that photo into a fabric portrait. Accompanying portrait quilts and handouts will inspire and guide your efforts.
A one-hour digital slide and trunk show demonstrating a simple method of transforming your photos into fabric art. Your computer and printer can be used to create a master pattern and pattern templates and like a jigsaw puzzle the pieces come together to replicate the photo. Sewing is also the quilting in this technique.
The piecing is done but decisions have only begun! This lecture is a one-hour digital slide and trunk show. In it we take a closer look at border and binding decisions and the possibilities for them.
Enjoy a visual journey of “Photo to Fabric” floral applique quilts created by Mary Alice and discover how bits and pieces of your stash could result in your own creative travels.
Experience a visual journey of quilts – from traditional to art, made by Mary Alice. Be inspired and challenged in your own travels in the quilt world.
Needles are more than “sharp pointy things” and thread is more than just a color. In this digital slide/trunk program we take a closer look at types of machine needles and the uses and variety of threads on the market.