Suffering from Silkaphobia?

Do you suffer from silkaphobia the fear of silk fabric? Does it scare you to use it in your art work? Want help in overcoming your silkaphobia? Then please join me on May 17 at the online Layered and Stitched event on Creative Spark where I’ll show you how to make the silk art quilt, Fine Line Tree above.

My presentation, Creating Silk Art Quilts, is about taking the fear out of working with silk. I’ll talk about what types of silk to use, show you how to paint white silk for a sky, assemble a fused design, and add hand embroidery to the small silk art quilt.

Layered & Stitch: An Art Quilt Experience

The Layered & Stitch: An Art Quilt Experience is a two-day live, virtual event with fourteen expert quilting instructors. You’ll find a lineup of engaging sessions covering quilt improvisation, techniques, tips, materials, and beyond. Learn about landscape quilts, surface design, how to use fabric scraps and silks, finding your creative voice, and so much more!

Come for the mini masterclasses and stay for the giveaways and a virtual swag bag. (I’m giving away a Resources Page with a pattern for the Fine Line Tree above.) Watch live or recorded. By securing your spot, you’ll have lifetime access to all sessions and can revisit your favorite moments whenever you please. 

It is time to overcome your silkaphobia! Sign up here and get $20 off!

Take a Snow Day and Make a Snowflake House!

Remember snow days? As the cold of winter starts to blow its way into our lives, so do wishes for a snow day to stay inside and play. In my new online class, Fantastical Fused Applique: Snowflake House, you’ll make a cozy little house nestled in a giant snowflake that adds enchantment to your seasonal decor. And you’ll stay warm at the same time!

In this online class (priced at just $5.99), you’ll learn how to cut a fabric snowflake and create a fused fabric cottage as unique as you! I’ll share fusing tips and tricks, demonstrate an embroidery stitch to embellish your abode, and show you a quick way to bind the quilt. It may be cold outside, but this 12″ x 12″ wintery wall hanging will add warmth and delight to your home decor all winter long!

Click here to learn more about my online class Fantastical Fused Applique: Snowflake House.