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GLORIOUS Color Retreat in the Desert II

Genre: Fiber Arts Quilting
Location: MISA West (Tucson)

GLORIOUS Color Retreat in the Desert II

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Instructor: This Course has 2 Instructors
Kaffe Fassett
Brandon Mably

About This Workshop

Indulge in the excitement and sensuality of color in paint and fabric with textile artists Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably. Start the week working with paint and defined color palettes, and finish the week applying new confidence in color use with fabrics, and finally in applying this to a structured pattern/quilt format.
Join us for this unforgettable workshop in the enchanting surroundings of the Tanque Verde Guest Ranch.

Workshop Schedule:

Sunday, January 26th
Evening: Meet-and-greet with drinks and dinner

Monday, January 27th
Day: Paper Colour Collage Workshop
This workshop gives an insight into the process of creating different color moods, for any purpose, that every designer goes through. It will give you confidence to use and create color schemes in which ever medium you choose.

Tuesday, January 28th
Day: Kaffe Colourway Painting Workshop
Re-colour one of Kaffe’s fabric designs, using the colors of an inspirational artwork or scene. See and feel how the designated colors change the perception of the artwork.

Wednesday, January 29th
Day: Free for exploring the ranch and partaking in horseback riding, sitting by the pool or venturing out to the Saguaro National Park for a hike.
Late afternoon: Kaffe’s Color Inspiration Lecture
Relax and enjoy Kaffe’s world of color as he shares what inspires him, where he finds it, and how he interprets it.

Thursday, January 30th
Day: Diamond Quilt Workshop
Using inspiration from Kaffe’s book, Quilts in Ireland; create your own version of the Diamonds quilt in your colorway. You will be arranging your work on a piece of design wall flannel that you will simply roll up at the end of the workshop, ready to take home to complete your project. No sewing will be done on the day. Kaffe and Brandon will take you through the same process they use
for designing their quilts, starting with some core fabrics of your own and exploring further possibilities with the help of Kaffe and Brandon and an on-site pop-up shop.

Friday, January 31st
Day: Fabric Collage Workshop
Recreate a color scheme in a tactile fabric collage, discovering how the various colors work together and how different tones of colours can change the overall effect. Explore the relationship of color and pattern though arranging fabrics in a collage with a harmony of texture and color that can go on to become a palette for a quilt, a needlepoint, a room etc.

Workshop Details

Dates: 01/27/2025 to 01/31/2025
Level: All Levels
Tuition: $1395.00
Materials List: Download




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Arrival Date: 01/27/2025

Departure Date: 01/31/2025

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