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Ethnic Waves Improv: Art Quilting Improv & Design

Genre: Quilting
Location: Madeline Island

Ethnic Waves Improv: Art Quilting Improv & Design

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Instructor: Priscilla Bianchi

About This Workshop

Over time Priscilla’s artistic work has evolved and so has her teaching–more freedom, more abstraction, more improv, much more play! This workshop introduces students to elements and principles of design, and explores a variety of ways to create curves and circles. All these art quilting techniques will enrich the students´ repertoire, and provide the flexibility an artist needs to create original, innovative work. Students will be encouraged to experiment and stretch out of their comfort zones to express themselves in their own way. Each student will need to purchase a kit of assorted hand-woven Guatemalan textiles (see materials list for details), as the starting point to create a strikingly attractive design with color, movement, texture, and rhythm!

Students will learn:
-To plan their design from scratch and draw a master pattern if they feel they need control; or to work without a plan if they want to improv
-How color & fabric choices determine the mood of the design
-How to reflect your own personality into your work of art
-To use liberating improv techniques like free-form rotary cutting, “stack-cut-shuffle-sew”, “flip & sew” paper-piecing, appliqué by machine, sewing soft curves, among others
-To mix-and-match hand-woven, hand-dyed textiles with commercial cottons, to create a one-of-a-kind look, that can be ethnic or contemporary!
-Design elements and principles like Color, Shape, Balance, Movement and Repetition will be discussed

*Priscilla will bring an extra assortment of Guatemalan fabric that students can purchase if they so desire. Washing and care instructions will be provided. 

Workshop Details

Dates:10/03/2022 to 10/07/2022
Level:Confident Beginner to Advanced
Materials List: Download




Tuition: $0

Lodging and Meal Options: $0

Total: $0 (plus tax) - Just $25% Minimum Deposit Required

Arrival Date: 10/03/2022

Departure Date: 10/07/2022

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