Workshops

QUILT North frequently sponsors workshops, which may be taught by visiting speakers, members of other guilds, or members of our own guild. Workshops for the beginning of the 2020-2021 guild year will be virtual, conducted on a Zoom platform. 

Let us know is you need help setting up and/or getting comfortable with Zoom too; members are ready to help out!


NOVEMBER 2020

Two-day workshop
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 – 6 pm – 9 pm
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 – 10 am

Quilted Faces Workshop with Lyric Kinard

Workshop via Zoom. Fee: Members $50

Write to June Barker at apriljem@gmail.com to sign up or register online for the workshop; remember to register for both days Click here for Tues., 11/3 and here for Sat. 11/7.

Lessons included:

  • Placement and proportions for making realistic shapes
  • What makes a good photo to work with
  • How to trace a photo to make a pattern for appliqué 
  • How to use apps to speed the pattern making process (optional)
  • How to construct a fused applique portrait from your pattern
  • Tips for quilting human faces

In this workshop, we will learn Lyric’s techniques on making a range of faces out of fabric. There will be an evening workshop on November 3 from 6 pm to 9 pm . You will have access to her website for this project for 1 week and we will return to finish our project on Saturday, November 7 at 10 am.  So this is the perfect workshop for those that are working. A registration link for the lecture and workshop will be sent out separately. 

Any questions can be emailed to June at apriljem@gmail.com.

Learn the secrets of making quilted portraits, from whimsical and cartoon-like silly selfie postcards to accurately proportioned quilted portraits. You will discover that it isn’t nearly as hard as you imagined. Learn to choose your photo, draft a pattern, and create a fusible appliqué quilted portrait.

Lyric will be be speaking at our Monday, Nov. 2 guild meeting. Read more about her on the Meetings page. Registration is required to attend the meeting; click here to do so.

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