Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club © 2017
2016-2017 Workshop Information Workshop fee: $55 member, $65 non-member.  Non-member registration for spring 2017 workshops is now open. Sept 9 - Margaret Miyake: Sashiko Stitching 1 A   form   of   embroidery   originating   in   Japan.   The   term   means   “little   stabs”: a    running    stitch    using    special    white    thread    worked    on    an    indigo background.   Sashiko   stitching   creates   striking   designs   that   can   vary   from geometric   patterns,   to   family   crests   or   stylized   motifs   from   nature   like flowers   or   animals.   In   this   workshop,   learn   the   basic   Sashiko   techniques, using a printed sashiko design on indigo fabric. Sept. 10 - Margaret Miyake:  Sashiko Stitching: Beyond the Basic s Creative   uses   of   shashiko   are   limitless   -   such   as   embellishment   on   quilts, wall    hangings,    pillows,    clothing,    table    linens,    tote    bags,    or    even    note cards.   Traditionally   sashiko   uses   a   white   thread   worked   on   an   indigo background;   however,   your   project   can   be   on   a   light   colored   background and   worked   with   colored   threads.   In   this   workshop   you   will   use   the   basic sashiko   technique   you've   learned   to   design,   transfer   and   work   on   your own project. October 21 - Jane Sassaman: Bountiful Bouquets Level    -    Beginning    to    intermediate    -    Sewing    machine    with    satin    stitch needed Students   will   combine   Jane’s   wonderful   printed   FreeSpirit   fabrics   with   her machine   appliqué   techniques   to   create   a   unique,   colorful   and   energetic floral   broderie   perse   collage.   If   this   class   is   not   held   in   a   store,   Jane   will bring fabrics to purchase. October 22 - Jane Sassaman: Suns and Moons Level - beginning to advanced Suns   and   Moons   is   a   machine   appliqué   workshop   based   on   the   circle motif.    Using    Jane’s    appliqué    techniques    and    experimenting    with    our decorative   stitches,   we   will   begin   by   making   a   series   of   colorful   fabric discs   which   will   then   be   arranged   into   a   dramatic   and   contemporary composition. November 11 - "Fall Migration" Hosted by Janet Root Enjoy   this   annual   great   time   with   other   GVQC   members.      Work   on   the mystery   quilt   presented   by   Janet   or   bring   your   own.      Morning   coffee   and Danish,   buffet   lunch,   and   snacks   will   keep   you   bolstered   throughout   the day. February 12 - "Spring Fling" Hosted by Sue Donovan & Beth Kelly Enjoy    this    annual    great    time    with    other    GVQC    members.    Work    on    a project   selected   by   Sue   or   Beth   or   bring   your   own.   Morning   coffee   and Danish,   buffet   lunch,   and   snacks   will   keep   you   bolstered   throughout   the day. Scrap Busting Beauties with Beth Kelly ZigZag Quilt with Sue Donovan March 10 - Tina Somerset: Wearable Art Techniques We   will   explore   a   variety   of   techniques   that   work   well   for   making   art quilts   and   wearable   art.   As   we   do   this   we   will   make   quilt   block   samples   of each   technique   and   put   these   blocks   together   to   make   an   art   quilt.   Some of    the    techniques    we'll    explore    are:    stenciling,    beading,    trims    and buttons,   curved   piecing,   tucking,   appliqued   edge   design,   color   stripping borders, grosgrain ribbon sashing and inserting hand dyed fabric. Supply List March 11 - Tina Somerset: Fit & Design, Oh MY! We   will   all   work   from   one   of   two   patterns,   Simplicity   1316   or   McCall's 2260.   I   will   introduce   you   to   simple   fitting   method   you   can   use   with   this pattern.   You   and   a   partner   will   measure   and   alter   this   pattern   to   fit.   If you   want   to   create   a   muslin   of   this   pattern   to   check   the   fit,   you   may.   I chose   this   pattern   because   it   should   look   nice   on   everyone;   it   has   several neckline:   to   choose   from:   it   is   easy   to   construct,   and   it   has   a   center   panel which will be great for your creative work. Lab Fee $20 Supply List Apr 21 - Karen Kay Buckley: Kansas Rose (Machine Appliqué) Wow,   this   is   a   fun   project.   You   will   be   amazed   how   easy   it   is   to   get smooth    curves    and    sharp    points    as    you    machine    appliqué    using    an invisible   stitch.   This   project   also   includes   reverse   appliqué   and   a   fabric overlay   for   some   added   excitement.   Come   spend   a   fun   packed   six   hours and learn lots of tips and tricks. Supply List Apr 22 - Karen Kay Buckley : Folk Art Fantasy (Hand Appliqué ) Folk   Art   is   an   American   tradition   and   this   design   reminds   me   of   times gone   by.   The   simple,   elegant   and   flowing   shapes   create   a   wonderful   quilt to   hang   on   the   wall   or   give   to   a   loved   one.   The   smoothness   of   the   curves allows   you   to   easily   hand   appliqué   this   38”   x   22-1/2”   wall   quilt.   We   will also    learn    to    make    sharp    points.    There    are    a    few    small    areas    which include   reverse   appliqué,   just   for   a   little   more   fun.   Keep   the   Folk   Art tradition alive as you stitch this wonderful little project. The   pattern   and   supply   list   for   this   workshop   will   be   mailed   via   snail   mail since   the   pattern   needs   to   be   traced   onto   the   background   fabric   prior   to the workshop. May 12 - Jennie Rayment: Texture into Sudoku Nine   ingenious   ways   to   create   surface   texture   and   manipulated   magic. Create    all    nine    ideas    in    class    and    combine    to    create    an    amazingly marvellously    nipped,    tucked,    twiddled    and    fiddled    panel    with    a    little added extra embellishment. DVD available for this workshop. These designs can be made from one colour or use a variety of shades. Supply List May 13 - Jennie Rayment: Tucked Up & Embellished Circles Experiment   with   these   delectable,   textural   and   tactile   circular   designs. Tuck,   twist   and   twiddle   the   pleats   for   a   stunning   square   or   circular   wall- hanging,   cushion   or   quilt   centre.   Embellish   the   tucked   edges   with   stitch or   yarn,   Add   an   interesting   textured   edging   and   binding,   some   decorative stitching.   Mount   the   panel   onto   batting   and   backing   then   complete   with a little machine quilting - free or otherwise. Supply List
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Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club ©2017
2016-2017 Workshop Information Workshop fee: $55 member, $65 non- member.  Non-member registration for spring 2017 workshops is now open. Sept 9 - Margaret Miyake: Sashiko Stitching 1 A   form   of   embroidery   originating   in   Japan. The    term    means    “little    stabs”:    a    running stitch   using   special   white   thread   worked   on an    indigo    background.    Sashiko    stitching creates   striking   designs   that   can   vary   from geometric    patterns,    to    family    crests    or stylized   motifs   from   nature   like   flowers   or animals.   In   this   workshop,   learn   the   basic Sashiko   techniques,   using   a   printed   sashiko   design   on   indigo fabric. Sept.   10   -   Margaret   Miyake:    Sashiko   Stitching:   Beyond   the Basic s Creative    uses    of    shashiko    are    limitless    - such    as    embellishment    on    quilts,    wall hangings,    pillows,    clothing,    table    linens, tote   bags,   or   even   note   cards.   Traditionally sashiko   uses   a   white   thread   worked   on   an indigo   background;   however,   your   project can   be   on   a   light   colored   background   and worked   with   colored   threads.   In   this   workshop   you   will   use   the basic   sashiko   technique   you've   learned   to   design,   transfer   and work on your own project. October 21 - Jane Sassaman: Bountiful Bouquets Level   -   Beginning   to   intermediate   -   Sewing machine with satin stitch needed Students    will    combine    Jane’s    wonderful printed      FreeSpirit      fabrics      with      her machine   appliqué   techniques   to   create   a unique,     colorful     and     energetic     floral broderie   perse   collage.   If   this   class   is   not held in a store, Jane will bring fabrics to purchase. October 22 - Jane Sassaman: Suns and Moons Level - beginning to advanced Suns     and     Moons     is     a     machine appliqué     workshop     based     on     the circle     motif.     Using     Jane’s     appliqué techniques    and    experimenting    with our   decorative   stitches,   we   will   begin by   making   a   series   of   colorful   fabric discs   which   will   then   be   arranged   into a dramatic           and           contemporary composition. November 11 - "Fall Migration" Hosted by Janet Root Enjoy   this   annual   great   time   with   other   GVQC   members.      Work on    the    mystery    quilt    presented    by    Janet    or    bring    your    own.      Morning   coffee   and   Danish,   buffet   lunch,   and   snacks   will   keep you bolstered throughout the day. February 12 - "Spring Fling" Hosted by Sue Donovan & Beth Kelly Enjoy   this   annual   great   time   with   other   GVQC   members.   Work on   a   project   selected   by   Sue   or   Beth   or   bring   your   own.   Morning coffee    and    Danish,    buffet    lunch,    and    snacks    will    keep    you bolstered throughout the day. Scrap Busting Beauties with Beth Kelly ZigZag Quilt with Sue Donovan March 10 - Tina Somerset: Wearable Art Techniques We   will   explore   a   variety   of   techniques   that   work   well   for   making art   quilts   and   wearable   art.   As   we   do   this   will    make    quilt    block    samples    of    each technique   and   put   these   blocks   together t   o     make   an   art   quilt.   Some   of   the   techniques we'll   explore   are:   stenciling,   beading,   trims and     buttons,     curved     piecing,     tucking, appliqued    edge    design,    color    stripping borders,     grosgrain     ribbon     sashing     and inserting hand dyed fabric. Supply List March 11 - Tina Somerset: Fit & Design, Oh MY! We   will   all   work   from   one   of   two   patterns,   Simplicity   1316   or McCall's    2260.    I    will    introduce    you    to simple   fitting   method   you   can   use   with this    pattern.    You    and    a    partner    will measure   and   alter   this   pattern   to   fit.   If you    want    to    create    a    muslin    of    this pattern    to    check    the    fit,    you    may.    I chose    this    pattern    because    it    should look    nice    on    everyone;    it    has    several neckline:   to   choose   from:   it   is   easy   to construct,   and   it   has   a   center   panel   which   will   be   great   for   your creative work. Lab Fee $20 Supply List Apr 21 - Karen Kay Buckley: Kansas Rose (Machine Appliqué) Wow,   this   is   a   fun   project.   You   will   be   amazed   how   easy   it   is   to get   smooth   curves   and   sharp   points   as you   machine   appliqué   using   an   invisible stitch.   This   project   also   includes   reverse appliqué   and   a   fabric   overlay   for   some added    excitement.    Come    spend    a    fun packed   six   hours   and   learn   lots   of   tips and tricks. Supply List Apr     22     -     Karen     Kay     Buckley :     Folk     Art     Fantasy     (Hand Appliqué ) Folk   Art   is   an   American   tradition   and   this   design   reminds   me   of times   gone   by.   The   simple,   elegant and      flowing      shapes      create      a wonderful   quilt   to   hang   on   the   wall or     give     to     a     loved     one.     The smoothness    of    the    curves    allows you    to    easily    hand    appliqué    this 38”   x   22-1/2”   wall   quilt.   We   will   also learn   to   make   sharp   points.   There are   a   few   small   areas   which   include reverse   appliqué,   just   for   a   little   more   fun.   Keep   the   Folk   Art tradition alive as you stitch this wonderful little project. The   pattern   and   supply   list   for   this   workshop   will   be   mailed   via snail    mail    since    the    pattern    needs    to    be    traced    onto    the background fabric prior to the workshop. May 12 - Jennie Rayment: Texture into Sudoku Nine   ingenious   ways   to   create   surface   texture   and   manipulated magic.   Create   all   nine   ideas   in   class   and   combine   to   create   an amazingly    marvellously    nipped,    tucked,    twiddled    and    fiddled panel     with     a     little     added     extra embellishment.   DVD   available   for   this workshop. These   designs   can   be   made   from   one colour or use a variety of shades. Supply List May 13 - Jennie Rayment: Tucked Up & Embellished Circles Experiment   with   these   delectable,   textural   and   tactile   circular designs.   Tuck,   twist   and   twiddle   the   pleats   for   a   stunning   square or   circular   wall-hanging,   cushion   or   quilt   centre.   Embellish   the tucked   edges   with   stitch   or   yarn,   Add   an   interesting   textured edging         and         binding,         some decorative      stitching.      Mount      the panel   onto   batting   and   backing   then complete      with      a      little      machine quilting - free or otherwise. Supply List
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition
Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
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