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City Girl Sew Along

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

City Girl Sew Along Series This is a series of classes offered by Ardyth's Sew 'n' Vac and Free Spirit Designs by Maday. This class is #3 in the series of quilting classes at Ardyth's shop in downtown Baraboo. Please call the shop for more information and cost. Book required. Fun and creative class. We create 4 blocks per session and you can join any time. You also receive a fat quarter with class registration.

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Modern Quilters host Heidi Parkes Workshop

May 7

Improvisational Piecing Workshops with Heidi Parkes The Minneapolis Modern Quilt Guild is excited to invite you to participate in Improvisational Piecing Workshops with Heidi Parkes on Saturday, May 7th! Heidi is an award-winning quilter out of Milwaukee who utilizes improvisational piecing in much of her work. Workshop One will focus on how to improv piece with greater detail and smaller pieces of fabric. Workshop Two will focus on how to improv piece with larger swatches of fabric and less detail.…

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Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Bobbin Lace making is presented at the Czech Slovak Museum the second Wednesday of each month throughout the year. Come and see a bobbin lace making demonstration by the Doris Southard Lace Guild. They will talk about the history of bobbin lace making and show viewers the intricate techniques of the lovely, beautiful art of bobbin lace making at the National Czech and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This demonstration goes from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The demonstration is free,…

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Spring University Days at WMQFA

May 13 - May 14

Spring University Days 2016 The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts’ popular two-day program of classes, lectures and workshops returns May 13 and 14, 2016. Each day features a keynote speaker, a selection of up to four, individual classes taught by over 20 midwestern fiber artists, a delicious catered lunch, and access to the museum’s Barn Gallery. This year’s keynote speakers include Becka Rahn, speaking on Friday, May 13, on the topic “The Power of Designing Your Own Fabric.”…

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I Dream of Weaving

May 13 - May 15

Bring your loom to class and let’s plan and warp that project you have been wanting to try! Get started on that dream project that you have been wanting to weave! Under the guidance of Jennie Hawkey, plan your dream project and get your loom warped and ready to weave. If you have been waiting until you feel ready to tackle that complicated weaving project, now is the time! Friday, May 13, 2016 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, May…

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Pine Needle Coiling and Basketry Class

May 21
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Do you like the look of contemporary pine needle baskets? Roberta Condon is teaching a class at the Driftless Folk School located in Viroqua, WI. Participants will be provided with all the materials needed to make a small pine needle basket with a wooden base. The skills of coiling will be learned, and examples of more advanced techniques will be on isplay. Students will come away with all the skills to complete a basket from start to finish, treat raw…

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Rayna Gilman Workshop: Create your own free form quilt

May 24 - May 28

Kick off the summer with a 5-day workshop on improv quilting from internationally known quilt artist, author, teacher Rayna Gilman! Is your creative muse on vacation? Take your own creative journey with no rules and no rulers (almost). Free-cut strips, sew together and create an original quilt as you slice, dice, and combine elements in a variety of ways. Ahhhhh...stress free sewing that's better than being on the beach! Rayna Gilman: Create Your Own Free Form Quilt Five Day Workshop May…

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Pine Needle Basketry Class

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Come and relax while you take a contemporary pine needle basket class with Roberta Condon in a woodland setting. Nature provides the raw materials for this charming basket design. How appropriate for the Whispering Woodlands setting. Participants need only bring minimal supplies, scissors and a needle nose pliers. All other materials needed are included to make your small coiled pine needle basket. Resources to continue on your own are provided. Intermediate students will be given materials and instruction on a…

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Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

June 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 14, 2016

Bobbin Lace making is presented at the Czech Slovak Museum the second Wednesday of each month throughout the year. Come and see a bobbin lace making demonstration by the Doris Southard Lace Guild. They will talk about the history of bobbin lace making and show viewers the intricate techniques of the lovely, beautiful art of bobbin lace making at the National Czech and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This demonstration goes from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The demonstration is free,…

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Columbus Cultural Arts Center Felting Workshop

June 27 - June 30

Fusion Felting and Wearable Art! A four day workshop from visiting Illinois artist Andrea LeBeau. Students learn ways to create their own one-of-a-kind wearable art and accessories. Specifically, 3-D wool felted flowers and 2-3 silk and wool fusion felted scarves. Basic concepts behind felting, felting without silk, and the benefits of organic materials vs. synthetic are covered. Notes: Final payment of $145.00 and cancellations due by June 13 at 4 pm. Payment may be made in person with cc, cash,…

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Jodie Madison: Quiltworx Workshop

July 6 - July 10

Jodie Madison: Quiltworx Workshop Five Day Workshop July 6th-10th, 2016 Choose ANY of Judy Neimeyer's Quiltworx patterns for this workshop Jodie is a Judy Niemeyer Quilting Certified Instructor from Bloomer, Wisconsin, a small town in Western Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in 1998 with a degree in chemistry education and math education. In 2009 Jodie obtained her master’s degree in physics also from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Jodie has spent the last fourteen years teaching…

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Run with Scissors! Textile Camp

July 11 - July 15

Summer Camp! at Crossings in Zumbrota, Minnesota! Grades 3-12; 9am-3:30pm; Mon-Fri; $238 (Early bird discount through April 20th) Create your own wearable art with three different classes each day! Gender friendly. Classes include knitting, hand/machine sewing, surface design and embellishment, colorful duck taping and access to your own sewing machine to create your own look and style! New projects every year. Machine Sewing: All campers will have access to their own sewing machine; there will be pressing aids and other…

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Rainbow Dyeing Class

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Color Explosion! This day will be a color explosion of quick, easy, no-fail, rainbow dye techniques. Spinners, knitters, crocheters and weavers will all enjoy dyeing yarns for their projects. Using simple injection, spot, canning and painting techniques, you will turn a variety of beautiful yarns into an amazing multi-colored rainbow! This class will be a perfect introduction to dyeing; no previous experience needed. Class fee includes a generous supply of beautiful yarns, handouts, dyes, and use of all dyeing equipment.…

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Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 14, 2016

Bobbin Lace making is presented at the Czech Slovak Museum the second Wednesday of each month throughout the year. Come and see a bobbin lace making demonstration by the Doris Southard Lace Guild. They will talk about the history of bobbin lace making and show viewers the intricate techniques of the lovely, beautiful art of bobbin lace making at the National Czech and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This demonstration goes from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The demonstration is free,…

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Rigid Heddle Weaving Class

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn to weave at the Quilt Museum! Rigid heddle looms have become a very popular and versatile weaving craze! They provide a perfect introduction to weaving for those looking for greater affordability, simplicity, and portability than the larger floor looms provide. In this workshop you will learn to warp the rigid heddle loom using the direct warping method as well as weave a beautiful scarf to learn the basics of the loom. There will also be time for some demonstrations…

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Frieda Anderson: Seaside Village Quilt Workshop

July 16

Frieda Anderson: Seaside Village July 16th, 2016 One Day Class Details: Everyone has fond memories of vacation time--at the beach, in the mountains, staying at a cozy cabin...now you can bring that memory to life with this fun and bright wall hanging. Raw-edge fusing makes this class fun and easy, and you’ll learn new techniques to make it fast. A kit takes the worry out of fabric selection, and Frieda shows you machine-quilting tricks to complete this colorful wallhanging at…

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Just Bead It! Textile Camp

July 18 @ 9:30 am - July 22 @ 12:30 pm

Summer Camp! Just Bead It! Grades 5-12; 9:30am-12:30pm; Mon-Fri $148 Design your own jewelry! Learn real jewelry-making techniques while you create beads out of paper and fiber and combine them with a fun bead soup to make colorful necklaces and stretchy bracelets. Learn different knots to feature your custom beads, how to string and crimp, and awesome ways to create patterns by weaving seed beads with needles and thread. Take home several new pieces of jewelry. Tracy Van Voorst has…

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Exploring Embellishment with Lisa Binkley

August 1 - August 2

Join Lisa Binkley for a two-day workshop on August 1 and 2, 2016! 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Have you ever wanted to embellish fabric but weren’t sure where to start? Here’s your chance to give it a try in this two-day workshop. Begin with a small printed fabric panel that is just begging to be embellished. Explore a variety of bead embroidery stitches, thread embroidery stitches, and approaches to design while developing unique embellishment plans for a…

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Laurie Ceesay Workshop: Bella

August 6

Artsy Chick Quilts: an applique and color theory workshop Laurie Ceesay: Bella August 6th, 2016 Level: Advanced Beginner Level. 6 Hours. This class combines a love of scrappy quilts and a desire for an appliqued female portrait in this contemporary 22.5" quilted wall hanging. Color and value will be studied in the arrangement of the background squares with a portrait that looks like a line drawing fused over the top. Machine quilting and embellishments will add to create the details…

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Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 14, 2016

Bobbin Lace making is presented at the Czech Slovak Museum the second Wednesday of each month throughout the year. Come and see a bobbin lace making demonstration by the Doris Southard Lace Guild. They will talk about the history of bobbin lace making and show viewers the intricate techniques of the lovely, beautiful art of bobbin lace making at the National Czech and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This demonstration goes from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The demonstration is free,…

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Pine Needle Coiling and Basketry Class

August 13
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Once on %1$s,
and Once on %1$s

Do you like the look of contemporary pine needle baskets? Roberta Condon is teaching a class at the Driftless Folk School located in Viroqua, WI. Participants will be provided with all the materials needed to make a small pine needle basket with a wooden base. The skills of coiling will be learned, and examples of more advanced techniques will be on isplay. Students will come away with all the skills to complete a basket from start to finish, treat raw…

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Esterita Austin: Fabulous Fabric Art Portrait Workshop

August 16 - August 20

Esterita Austin: Fabulous Fabric Art Portraits 5 day Workshop August 16th-20th The focus in this class is on creating dramatic, expressionistic portraiture. Rembrandt, La Tour, Caravaggio, all incorporated the technique of using a single, directional light source to create depth and drama in their imagery. Using traditional compositional elements, further enhanced by textile paints, you will create a large expressive portrait juxtaposing light and dark as your tools of intrigue. Esterita has an MS in Art Education from SUNY, Buffalo,…

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Mend Your Quilts Class at WMQFA

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the Japanese approach to mending in this class on ‘Boro.’ The Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi values impermanence, economy, intimacy, and appreciates the ingenious integrity of nature. Boro invites us to think of the wear-and-tear that inevitably show up on well-loved quilts as a ‘collaboration with nature.’ Using these 17th century mending techniques, we can breathe new life and beauty into into any quilt.This is not an archival repair class, but instead a fun way to make quilts useable again…

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Pine Needle Basketry Class

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Once on %1$s,
and Once on %1$s

Come and relax while you take a contemporary pine needle basket class with Roberta Condon in a woodland setting. Nature provides the raw materials for this charming basket design. How appropriate for the Whispering Woodlands setting. Participants need only bring minimal supplies, scissors and a needle nose pliers. All other materials needed are included to make your small coiled pine needle basket. Resources to continue on your own are provided. Intermediate students will be given materials and instruction on a…

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