Chestnut Hill, MA
Michele David, award winning quilter, will teach you how to create wonderful quilted masks. You will explore an intuitive way of making by letting the fabric "speak" to you. African masks are dramatic portraits of spirit beings, departed ancestors. You will honor your ancestors in making the mask quilt.
Expressive self portrait in fabric
Create a fun self-portrait in fabric! Bring fun fabrics with lots of different type of prints for features and hair and some solid colors for the face. Bring tacky glue, scissors and a fat quarter of heavy weight interface or canvas fabric to use as a base for the portrait. Who will you be at the end of the day?
Art quilt 101
Learn to use your imagination to create an art quilt. Learn principles of color, composition and design. You will create a small art quilt by the end of the class.
Contemporary African American Quilters
Explore the diversity of styles of contemporary African American quilters. Included in the lecture are several award winning quilters.
My Journey Through Art Quilting
Michele will share her journey and growth as an artist.