Fri, Sep 27|
Hello Stitch Studio
Color Theory for Quilters with Kim Eichler-Messmer
Explore a variety of ways to translate your color inspiration into modern quilts with artist Kim Eichler-Messmer.
Time & Location
Sep 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hello Stitch Studio, 1708 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703, USA
About the Event
Join Hello Stitch Gallery artist Kim Eichler-Messmer and explore a variety of ways to translate your color inspiration into modern quilts. We will start with color theory exercises using paint chips to create palettes, learn how to translate those into fabric, and finish up with small sewn color studies. You will leave class with greater confidence in how to put together colors in your quilts.
Supplies: You will receive a supply list upon registration.
About the instructor:
Kim Eichler-Messmer is an Associate Professor of Fiber at the Kansas City Art Institute, where she has taught surface design, quilting, and natural dye since 2008. Kim received an MFA in Textiles from the University of Kansas and a BFA in Drawing and Printmaking from Iowa State University. She teaches workshops on dyeing and quilting regularly around the country and her hand dyed, one of a kind quilts have been exhibited nationally in numerous solo and juried shows. She was commissioned by Pottery Barn Teen to create an exclusive design for their catalog and select stores and her hand dyed quilts were featured in the West Elm Catalog. Eichler-Messmer is the author of “Modern Color: An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts” and her work has been included in “Quilting with a Modern Slant” by Rachel May, “The Essential Guide To Modern Quilt Making” edited by Heather Grant, and “The Uppercase Compendium of Craft and Creativity” by Janine Vangool. Her first fabric line "Imbue", inspired by her own hand dyed and printed fabrics and, was released in 2017. She can be found online at www.kimemquilts.com.
*Due to the special nature of this workshop, this is a non-refundable class. However, if you are unable to make the class, you can transfer it to a friend!
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Due to the special nature of this workshop, this is a non-refundable class.Price$112.00
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Member Class Registration
Due to the special nature of this workshop, this is a non-refundable class.Price$95.20