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Sky Ombre Workshop

Genre: Quilting
Location: Madeline Island

Sky Ombre Workshop

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Instructor: Jennifer Sampou

About This Workshop

On an island, under a big sky come play with ombrés and learn to unlock the limitless potential of color, value and grandeur of gradient SKY fabrics to make your quilts sparkle. Jennifer will lead this workshop, based on her new book and fabric, OMBRÉ QUILTS (C&T Publishing) SKY Collection (Robert Kaufman) to delve into learning more about the relativity of color and value through practice. Practicing and playing with ombre fabrics will unleash the potential of how these colorful fabrics can work for you both in large and small scale piecing.

Jennifer will begin each morning with a discussion about nature and it’s influence on us via shape, color, light, nuance and brilliance. Break out session will include tips and techniques for cutting ombré, mapping your color path, block making and the elements of good design. Being that we are surrounded by beauty on Madeline Island, we will take a few walks in nature at the bookends of the day to see more clearly what we want to interpret into our quiltmaking.

The beauty of SKY ombre fabrics is that you get the depth and variety of color range that a painter may get by mixing bits of color, blending various concentrations depending on amounts used. Learn to utilize a thousand colors at our fingertips with a fraction of the stash of colors you may or may not be able to find in traditional prints or solids. Let’s dig in and practice our color skills while improving our making techniques. Students can recreate any of the projects in the book or riff off on their own theme based off the book.

Workshop Details

Dates:10/04/2021 to 10/08/2021
Level:All Levels
Materials List: Download




Tuition: $0

Lodging and Meal Options: $0

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

Arrival Date: 10/04/2021

Departure Date: 10/08/2021

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