NEW technique classes with Janet Collins

We are very excited to announce that we can offer some NEW technique classes from Janet Collins!

After much consultation and feedback, we have agreed to change what is on offer from the lovely and talented Janet. To be able to provide the best value for money, more techniques and skills for all students the following has been actioned.

Spinning Around with Templates
2hrs
Hands on Domestic Sewing Machine
Suitable for All

All Classes are technique based where I will explain the some of the basics of Domestic Machine Ruler Quilting.

Picture is representative as this is a class where you will explore with Templates.

Look what you can do with Templates. With just one or two Westalee Design Templates, you can create magical possibilities in your quilting. Discover how to quilt interesting designs on your quilts using Westalee’s newest Spin-E-Fex templates. In this class you will learn how to:

Quilt designs that you never thought possible. Position templates using different Crosshair reference lines to create designs depending where the templates are placed. Fill in spaces to create interest and texture with the same template. Use different sizes in the same design. Also how to finish quilting to outside areas of your blocks. You will go home with a workbook with lots of design ideas and a place to record what you quilt yourself.

Cost: $67

Feathered Leaves
2hrs
Hands on Domestic Sewing Machine
Suitable for Confident Beginner

Introducing a brand new exciting template from Westalee Design, the Feathered Leaf template allows you to quilt using this New Modern Elegant Feather shape. Imagine the possibilities. Designed by Leonie West, it is a very different style and because you are using a template, you will be able to be more confident with your feather quilting. This new elegant style of feather helps take your quilting to the next level. This set of Feathered Leaves does so much more than just quilt feathers up a spine. Combined with the other Feathered Leaf templates in the range, you can create a wholecloth quilt entirely from these templates. We will cover basic feather quilting, curved spines, how to quilt in a corner, how to create textures details that will take your quilting to a whole new level. Imagine the possibilities.

Cost: $67

Circle Feathered Leaf
2hrs
Hands on Domestic Sewing Machine
Suitable for Confident Beginner

Creating Circles of Feathers has never been so much fun.

Introducing a brand new template from Westalee Design, the Circle Feathered Leaf template allows you to quilt this new elegant feather shape in a circle, both inside and outside. Imagine the possibilities. Following on from the Feathered Leaf Class, we will now explore how we can quilt designs we only dreamed of. Because you are using a template, you will be able to be more confident with your quilting. This new elegant style of feather helps take your quilting to the next level. This set of Feathered Leaf templates does so much more than just quilt feathers up a spine. You will learn how to create circles of feathers, corners and borders using all or part of the template. Combined with the other Feathered Leaf templates in the range, you can create a wholecloth quilt entirely from these templates.

Cost: $67-

Designing with Templates and Rulers
2hrs
Hands on Domestic Sewing Machine
Suitable for All

All Classes are technique based where I will explain the some of the basics of Domestic Machine Ruler Quilting. The picture is purely an example of what you might create. Everyone will create their own designs!

Learn how to take one or two Westalee Design templates to create your own quilt designs

This has been one of my most popular classes. Using the templates provided learn how to create an original design on paper that you can easily transfer to your quilt. We will explore the secrets of how to start designing and then experiment with ideas before you quilt them. You will then stitch it out on a quilt sandwich. This class is technique based, you will be able to have lots of fun creating new designs to quilt on your own quilts. Basic Design principles will be covered, but mostly you will be experimenting with new designs.You will go home with a workbook with lots of design ideas and a place to record what you quilt yourself.

Cost: $67-

Three of Janet’s classes have been cancelled:

22 Sept 8-12noon   Positive\Negative with Janet Collins
22 Sept1-5pm         Baptist Feathers with Janet Collins
23 Sept10.30-3pm  Quilting in Miniature with Janet Collins

One of her classes has had the time changed . Please note that all Janet’s classes now have a supply list that you will need to bring with you!

 

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