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APPLIQUÉ BOUQUET

 

Create a whimsical, wonderful, magical, marvelous, simply sensational flower bouquet! Learn the art of appliqué the fun way.  Discover how easy it is to create artistic masterpieces with the secret ingredients of reverse, turned and raw edge appliqué.  Throw in some decorative stitches and lustrous threads for pizzazz and your party bouquet will appear!

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3 Hour Hands On Class


 


Scarf w/ fiber bubbles

FIBER BUBBLES SCARF

Create a unique, one-of-a-kind designer original.  Discover this new, drop dead gorgeous embellishment technique invented by Diane herself!  Experience free-motion stitching, fabric manipulation with elastic bobbin thread and collaging with organza scraps.  Artfully placed luminescent squares meander their way down the scarf ending in a crescendo of color with the textured inset of fiber bubbles.

This will be another exciting embellishment tool for yoScarf Close-upur next quilt or wearable art masterpiece.

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2-1/2 to 3 hour hands on class


FINDING YOUR CREATIVE SPIRIT

Discover the art of creating new, innovative ideas in fiber.  The ability to create truly unique embellishment ideas is in all of us, just waiting to be discovered.  Learn how to take simple ideas to exciting new levels.   You’ll be inspired by a multitude of new ideas for working with metallic threads, building dimension with Puffy Foam, dying stabilizers and introducing them into your creations and even creating your own textiles.   This class is for those who like to think outside of the box and break the rules as well as for those who want to learn!

 1 hour lecture  (This class is a “show and tell” of my wearable art garments and a wealth of embellishment techniques that can be incorporated into your next wearable art project.)


Journal Cover

PLAYFUL INSPIRATIONS

This is a workshop designed to bring out your most childish playfulness!  Diane divulges her techniques for creating some of her favorite embellishments including working with metallic threads, Angelina, creating faux woven innovations, building dimension with Puffy Foam, and reverse appliqué .  We’ll start you on the path to building your own personal journal of embellishment techniques in the land where there are no mistakes and anything goes! 

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3 hour hands on


QUILTING OUTSIDE OF THE BOX 

 

You've never had a quilting class like this before!  Build an improvisational quilt block made with fancy fabrics, doodle quilting, positive and negative play and a binding technique completely different from anything you've ever done before.  Discover quilting with an edgy, contemporary style.  Wild and nontraditional describe this process that will artistically stimulate your future quilting style.

 

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3 - 4 Hour Hands On Class

 


Sweet Heart Bag

SWEETHEART BAG

You’re sure to fall in love with this sweetheart of a bag.  Learn how to create a woven textile on your sewing machine, reverse appliqué and free motion quilting.  This silk lined bag will be an elegant touch for your favorite evening ensemble! 

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3 hour hands on class


STABILIZERS, NEEDLES & THREADS, OH MY!

Bring your fiber art to new heights with tricks to tame the trickiest threads, recommendations for choosing the right stabilizers and ideas to kick your creations up a notch!  Learn an insider’s secrets to making every project look nothing short of amazing! 

1 hour lecture

(This class is the “textbook” to getting perfect results in every project you create.  You have to learn the basics before you can truly soar!)


WATERFALL SCARF

 

Create a scarf that will leave people asking, "How did you do that?"  A magical illusion of suspended fabrics, floating on air is simpler than you think.  Have fun with this contemporary look incorporating raw edge fabrics with stitching.  Learn how to produce your own fabric with water soluble stabilizers and a little imagination.  This is the scarf featured in a segment on Quilting Arts television - Season 8.

 

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3 - 4 Hour Hands On Class

 

   

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