Austin Area Quilt Guild



Workshops

    • September 09, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
    • 0

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    Nancy's most popular workshop introduces the two thread painting techniques she uses. Using her anyone-can-do-it approach, you will learn how simple thread painting is. A zigzag or straight stitch are the only stitches necessary to create amazing thread painted designs. No artistic skill is needed so come join us for a day full of fun. Simple designs have been selected to boost your confidence right away.  A required kit fee of $15 ensures you use the same supplies as Nancy herself.

    Registrations begins: June 10, 2017


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    • September 10, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Hampton Inn - 10811 Pecan Park Blvd, Austin, TX 78750
    • 3


    Black and white fabric is prevalent in most quilt shops and is a very creative option to thread paint some amazing designs. Thread painting on commercial fabric is as easy as 1.2.3. In this workshop you will learn how to blend thread to make the finished flower look realistic. With the design printed, it is easy to begin your thread painting adventure. Once you have taken this class, you will never look at black and white fabric the same.  A required kit fee of $10 contains items that promote your success.


    Registration Starts:  June 11, 2017

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    • September 30, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78750
    • 5

    Students will learn to make a portrait quilt wall hanging appx. 11 x 17 using one of the patterns provided by the instructor. However students will be given all information necessary to make a portrait from a photo.  Students will learn how to use ultra-fine sharpie, colored pencils, white out and other products to enhance the features of their subject.  This is a class geared to make easy beautiful portraits without the fuss.  Students will leave with a completed portrait.  No sewing machine required.  Kit includes all the fabric, pattern, and fusible needed to complete the portrait.


    Registrations begins June 30th, 2017

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    • October 01, 2017
    • 12:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio 12325 Hymeadow Dr., Austin, TX 78757
    • 10

    When you mix quilting with art you get Thread Art. This is a great class for those who want to explore an innovative way to make beautiful art quilts but have little or no experience with quilting.  The techniques the students will learn can be used to produce an art quilt of anything (person, place, or thing). Students will learn how to design and stitch out a whole cloth art quilt using thread and colored pencils as the medium.  Creating their own landscape, portrait, or still life art quilt seems intimidating to most.  Lola has taken the fear out of the process using her seven step approach.  The techniques learned can be easily transferred to make a purse, or sweatshirt.  Students will leave with a completed 11 x 17 thread art quilt. Optional Kit is available.  Kit includes all the fabric, batting, pre-wound bobbin for most machines, instructor’s notes and a 90/14 topstitching needle


    Registration Starts:  July 1, 2017

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    • December 02, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
    • 19
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    Use one of Lorraine's Collage Curves Mini-Quilt Series patterns to make a 15" square quilt in this one day class. Learn the technique for doing curvy edge shapes, raw edges together, with self made bias tape covering the raw edges. One pattern free with class. Kits available in class or in shopping cart of this web site.

    Registrations begins: September 2, 2017

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    • December 03, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio 12325 Hymeadow Dr., Austin, TX 78757
    • 20
    Registration is closed

    Do you ever get tired of templates? Or even precise planning with quick techniques? This class will show you how to do "ad lib" piecing so that can scatter pieces over the surface and piece them into a background where you want them to be so they seem to float. Make a practice sample or a small wall quilt in the one day class or a vest to finish at home.


    Registration Starts:  September 3, 2017

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    • January 06, 2018
    • January 07, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Stitching Studio 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
    • 20
    Registration is closed

    The log cabin block is so very versatile, we will use that as the basis for creating linear abstract art quilts. Start with a painting or photograph, crop that to a strong personal composition, overlay a grid, this can be an even grid, an uneven grid, curved or random grid, this linear drawing is laid over the inspiration photo or painting to become the map. Then log cabins made up of the colors found in each unit of the grid will be constructed and then put together to make the quilt. Emphasis on composition, variety, color, value and visual pathways.


    Registration opens October 6th, 2017


    The fee for this two-day class is $80 for guild members.Click here for the Supply List.

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    http://www.katiepm.com



Past workshops

June 04, 2017 Sunday Workshop - GORGEOUS GRIDDED BACKGROUNDS Taught by Cindy Seitz-Krug
June 03, 2017 Saturday Workshop - TRAPUNTO: “A DECORATED QUILTED DESIGN IN HIGH RELIEF” with Cindy Seitz-Krug
April 12, 2017 Baby Bundles Workday April 12, 2017
April 01, 2017 Two-Day Workshop - Sensational Stars and Spectacular Circular Borders with Gail Garber
February 05, 2017 Sunday Workshop - Self-Mitered Log Cabin with Anita Grossman Solomon
February 04, 2017 Saturday Workshop - Starring Stars with Anita Grossman Solomon
January 08, 2017 Workshop - "Machine Quilt Drawing" with Lauren Alisa Austin
January 07, 2017 Workshop - Photo Memory Quilts with Lauren Alisa Austin
December 04, 2016 Workshop - Abstracting from Nature with Jane Sassaman
December 03, 2016 Workshop - Leaf Sampler - Personalities of a Leaf with Jane Sassaman
October 02, 2016 Workshop - Sew on the Go! – Lady of the Lake Quilt Block - Hand Piecing Workshop with Mickey Depre
October 01, 2016 Workshop - A Taste of WAbash5-6830 Workshop Half-Scrap Quilts Book with Mickey Depre
July 10, 2016 Workshop - Prayer Flags with Valerie C. White
July 09, 2016 Workshop - Mono Prints with Valerie C. White
June 05, 2016 Red, White & Blue Project Sew-In
June 04, 2016 Baby Bundles Kit Making Workshop
May 21, 2016 Boutique Workshops - "Take Out" bags
April 03, 2016 Workshop - Crazy Needle book with Julie Craig
April 02, 2016 Workshop - Hanky Sampler with Julie Craig
March 06, 2016 Workshop - Wild Waves with Nancy Mahoney
March 05, 2016 Workshop - Feathered Star Wallhanging with Nancy Mahoney
January 31, 2016 Workshop - Stone Mosaic Dimensional Diamonds with Jan Krentz
January 30, 2016 Workshop - Quick Broken Star without Y Seams with Jan Krentz
December 06, 2015 Workshop - Heirloom Feathers & Backgrounds with Cindy Needham
December 05, 2015 Workshop - Linen Ladies with Cindy Needham
October 04, 2015 Workshop - Free Motion Embroidery with Rami Kim
October 03, 2015 Workshop - The Fifth Dimension with Rami Kim
September 13, 2015 Workshop - Tree of Life Wall Hanging with Jane Tenorio-Coscarelli
September 12, 2015 Workshop - Coat Tales - Garment Embellishing with Jane Tenorio-Coscarelli
April 11, 2015 Workshop - 'Lincoln's Watch' With Paula Barnes
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