Dimensional Thread Painting with Joyce Hughes - West
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Dimensional Thread Painting with Joyce Hughes - West

Want to learn Dimensional Thread Painting but you think it is too hard. In this class you will start with a Beautiful Panel to Create a piece of Art! You will learn the proper steps of Dimensional Thread Painting and find it to be a fun and creative technique. Explore the various thread selection, setting up your machine for stitching techniques with free motion quilting of zig zag and
straight stitching. See the fabric come to life as you sew and layer the threads on top of your design.

You will use Thread as Paint –sew with different types of threads and color combinations. Learn how to create an interesting texture and dimension to your quilting project. You will leave with a full knowledge of Dimensional Thread Painting and create a One of Kind piece of Art!

Techniques Taught: Dimensional Thread Painting, Crystal Embellishment, Blocking and Squaring a Quilt and More!

Supply list   Bring your machine! (Included the day of is the panel and threads for project) 

Join us Thursday evening for a Mettler Thread presentation with Harold Harris! 

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Materials Included: Panel and Threads!
Requirements: Bring your machine!!!
Instructor Bio: Joyce Hughes (from Kintnersville, PA) is an award-winning self-taught quilter, fiber artist, and author. Her first quilt was a tee-shirt quilt, which she enjoyed making, but felt limited in the ability to express her artistic capabilities. Within several months, she began to design pictorial landscape quilts using raw edge applique, thread painting, and a variety of embellishments. Never knowing the ?rules? she broke a lot of them, but with exciting results! Amazingly, her first art quilt, ?Mother?s Day?, was entered into a national show and won a blue ribbon. This has led to numerous awards, recognitions, and opportunities in the quilting world. Several proud accomplishments for Joyce are: ?McCall?s Quilt Designer 2012 ? Professional Category? for McCall?s Quilting Magazine; also an endorser and sample maker for Northcott and Timeless Treasures fabrics, and Ambassador for Mettler Threads and Brother Sewing. Currently, Joyce?s second book, Thread Paint A Garden Quilt (released October 2020) focusing on raw edge applique and thread painting to add shading, highlighting, and definition. Joyce?s first book, Creating Art Quilts with Panels is focused on working with Fabric Panels to create dimension and texture with threads and embellishments, creating a style of her own! Joyce loves to teach and share her tips. One of her greatest accomplishments is when a student creates their own artwork following Joyce?s technique of Dimensional Thread
$149.99 if you need to borrow a machine, call store to sign up!

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.