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Karen Riggins
655 Patterson Rd
Versailles, KY 40383
859-753-5722
ksrquilter@gmail.com
Facebook: Nonesuch Birdsong  Studio

Art Quilt: All classes are Full Day



Surface Beading:
Create a Sampler of Surface and Fringe Stitches that can be used as a reference.




3-D QUILTED AND PAINTED VASE:
Let the pattern in a piece of hand dyed fabric inspire your free motion machine quilting. Then enhance the design using water color pencils and fabric medium. The vase can also be embellished with beads. Kits are provided.


 

SHIBORI WITH DYNA-FLO PAINTS:
Manipulate fabric with stitching and rubber bands, then paint it with Dyna-Flo paints to create wonderful patterns.

QUILT, SLICE AND SPLICE: Design,, piece and quilt two equal size pieces, then see what happens when you slice them apart and splice them together. Great background for applique designs.

Creating Collage Fabrics; Endings: Machine bindings plus altnernate edgings; Machine Reverse Applique; Free Motion Curved Piecing; Free Motion Quilting by Machine; Designing from a Photograph; Machine Pieced Mariner’s Compass; Designing with Fusibles and Non-woven Fibers; Stamping: Design Your Own Stamps; Embellishments: All That Glitz

Traditional & Hand Techniques:
Precision Hand Piecing; Mariner’s Compass: Draft and precison hand piece the block; Hand Quilting; Crazy Quilt: Machine piece a block and then embroider it using a variety of traditional and nontraditional stitches and beads.

Demonstrations:
Painting with Dyna-Flo; Ice Dyeing; Creating Collage Fabrics; Stamping: Design Your Own Stamps


Lectures: About one hour with questions and trunk show
1. EMBELLISHMENTS: All That Glitz
2. HEARTFUL CREATING