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!
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
- 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 email@example.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.