How to Use Clothing Embroidery and Embellishments in Quilts Workshop

Make a small wall quilt using scraps of clothing and ties. Learn what fabrics need to be stabilized and why. Explore the patterns that work best for just being artsy.

Things Remembered Lecture

Bonnie discusses the many ways in which the clothing of a loved one may be incorporated in your will. Slide show available. Use favorite photos, jewelry, buttons, fancy threads, lace, collars, cops etc. to create a lovely memory quilt. Explore the many ways in which you can personalize your piece. Traditional or Crazy quilt techniques.

Flower Pounding Lecture

Workshop/Demo (1/2 Day) with Crazy Quilting (Full Day) Enjoy your garden in the middle of winter. This hands-on lecture shows you how to pound flowers to create lovely wall art. Flower pounding and silk-what a wonderful combination of nature. Incorporate your pieces as a motif in your crazy quilting. Embellish to enhance the beauty of any crazy quilt.

Crazy Quilting Lecture

Learn the history of crazy quilting and explore how women today are enjoying a resurgence of this long-ago art. Work with fancy fabrics, cons, threats, fibers, beads, buttons and crystals to create a one-of-a-kind crazy quilt block. This is absolutely one of the most creative mediums around! This can be tailored to a half day or full day workshop on crazy quilting. Explore the creative nature of this historic art and learn the basics of crazy quilting.

Mock Crazy Quit Needle Case

Workshop (1/2 Day or Full Day) This is a great half-day class. Create a crazy quilt block without piecing. Learn Silk Ribbon Embroidery and seam embellishment. Beating, embroidery, thread work and SRE will be covered. Kit available. Great for beginners.

Embroidery Landscape

“The Ultimate in Hand Work” This is an intensive class for the experienced embroiderer. Can be an all-day workshop or multiple day event. Through the use of photos, greeting cards and your imagination you will create a unique piece of art with fabric, fibers and embellishments. Level-intermediate to advanced.

Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Lecture or Workshop (1/2 Day) - Learn the basics of SRE. Explore ways in which you can embellish your quilts and wall hangings. Bring your unfinished top to embellish.

From Fantasy to Reality

Yes, you can use that thread, trim, fabric etc. This lecture revolves around including what you want without asking "Can I?"

Embroidery 101

Workshop (1/2 Day) For those who may have learned as a child need a refresher to those who want to try something old but new-this class is for you. Learn the basic stitches necessary for you to try your hand at redwork, crazy quilting, landscape embroidery or whatever you like.