Sun, Apr 02|
Design Your Own Quilt
ONLINE: Create an Original Modern Quilt with Karen Bolan
RESCHEDULED !! Have you been wanting to design your own quilts? This is your opportunity to create your own minimal geometric design and learn how to make it. [Please Note: You will not be making this quilt, you will be designing and making your own.]
Time & Location
Apr 02, 1:00 PM PDT – Apr 30, 3:30 PM PDT
Design Your Own Quilt
About the Event
This is a 3-session online workshop. Class will be held every other Sundays from 1PM - 3:30PM Pacific Time:
April 2, 16 and 30
This is your opportunity to create your own minimal geometric design and learn how to make it.
- Explore and create your own minimal geometric composition.
- Turn your original design into a personal pattern by drafting your own paper piecing template.
- Whether you are new to paper piecing or seasoned, learn tricks for efficient use of fabric.
- Learn the freezer paper method for easy construction and avoid ripping out paper when you are done.
- Design an alternative to a traditional grid for quilt layout.
Leave class with a completed mini quilt or make a larger project.
Skill level: ✂️✂️
You have a few projects under your belt. You aready know how to thread and use a sewing machine and you're ready to learn more advanced basics.
You will need quilting tools, such as a rotary cutter, self healing mat, rotary ruler, and pins as well as access to a sewing machine and iron. Fabric requirements will be sent no later than early January!
About the instructor:
Karen Bolan is a quilter in Santa Rosa, California. She is drawn to the layers of design and expression possible in quilting, and loves the learning that comes from experimenting. She endeavors to find efficiencies in process and material use. Her designs are out of the box, and integrate a love of geometry, experimentation, interconnection, depth, and texture. Her work has been featured in magazines including Curated Quilts, Modern Quilt Guild Journal, Make Modern, and Modish Quilter, and her quilts have been exhibited at local and international quilt shows including Pacific International Quilt Festival and QuiltCon.
We will not be able to issue refunds for online classes. However, this workshop will be recorded and made available to you for 2 weeks following the final class. You can transfer the class to a friend if you notify us in advance. No refunds or studio credit will be given for late arrivals or no-shows.