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GLORIOUS Colour Retreat II

Genre: Fiber Arts
Location: Madeline Island

GLORIOUS Colour Retreat II

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Instructor: This Course has 2 Instructors
Kaffe Fassett
Brandon Mably

About This Workshop

Due to an overwhelming response, a SECOND Glorious Color Retreat workshop has been added to the 2023 Madeline Island schedule! Kaffe and Brandon have kindly extended their stay to provide additional students with this unique experience. Both weeks will have matching itineraries and educational subject matter. *Workshop weeks should not be taken consecutively.

Indulge in the excitement and sensuality of colour in paint and fabric with textile artists Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably. Start the week working with paint and defined colour palettes, and finish the week applying new confidence in colour use with fabrics, and finally in applying this to a structured pattern/quilt format.

Workshop Schedule:

Sunday, June 11th
Evening: Meet-and-greet with drinks and snacks
Monday, June 12th
Day: Paper Colour Collage Workshop
This workshop gives an insight into the process of creating different colour moods, for any purpose, that every designer goes through. It will give you confidence to use and create colour schemes in which ever medium you choose.
Tuesday, June 13th
Day: Kaffe Colourway Painting Workshop
Re-colour one of Kaffe’s fabric designs, using the colours of an inspirational artwork or scene. See and feel how the designated colours change the perception of the artwork.
Wednesday, June 14th
Day: Free for exploring Madeline Island and it’s surrounds, or working on projects
Late afternoon: Kaffe’s Colour Inspiration Lecture
Relax and enjoy Kaffe’s world of colour as he shares what inspires him, where he finds it, and how he interprets it.
Thursday, June 15th
Day: Fabric Collage Workshop
Recreate a colour scheme in a tactile fabric collage, discovering how the various colours work together and how different tones of colours can change the overall effect. Explore the relationship of colour and pattern though arranging fabrics in a collage with a harmony of texture and colour that can go on to become a palette for a quilt, a needlepoint, a room etc.
Friday, June 16th
Day: Around the World Quilt Workshop 
Using inspiration from Kaffe’s latest quilting book, create your own version in your own colourway. 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.  

Workshop Details

Dates:06/12/2023 to 06/16/2023
Level:All Levels
Materials List: Download




Tuition: $0

Lodging and Meal Options: $0

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

Arrival Date: 06/12/2023

Departure Date: 06/16/2023

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