Just a note to let you know about a couple of arts programming workshop dates coming along in July and August!
Hope you might have time to join me for some fun with fibre friends.
Friday, July 5th is an Indigo Dye PLAY Day
at the Odessa Fairgrounds... just for fun for friends and THE LOVE OF BLUE
$40 including access to the Indigo pots all day.
Brown Bag lunch. Treats and coffee/tea/juice provided.
Summer is the very BEST time for Indigo Dye Play and I love to share my INDIGO: FOR THE LOVE OF BLUE workshop Day with friends who love to dye cloth, yarns, and fibre for spinning, weaving, and your summertime sewing!
Come join me at the Odessa Fairgrounds July 5th and dye your favourite cloth (no garments), threads, yarns and small table linens (runners and napkins).
The Vats will be shared by three people, so bring a couple of friends and come play!
Pre-paid Registration to be received by June 30th, please and thanks.
By cheque to me: Bethany Garner, 3275 Orser Road, Elginburg, ON K0H1M0
or e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
And in August - a FULL WEEK RETREAT JUST FOR YOU!
Fiber FOCUS Arts Camp - "MAKE ART TOGETHER" Gathering,
Five Days (or just pick and choose when you can join us!)
August 19-23rd (in lieu of 'Colour on Cloth' at SLC this year)
at the Odessa Fairgrounds, Odessa ON
Classroom/ Hall and grounds space for outdoor work at the Fairgrounds Hall
open 9:30 - 5 pm, Monday through Friday
Choose YOUR own calendar of favourite projects and come for one day, two, three, four or definitely - all five days.
Detailed information and registration form available by email to email@example.com and the notification to the public will be posting to http://www.
fibreworkskingston.blogspot.ca and my FB page on June10th.
Fees: $190.00 for the full week covers your 5-day attendance, classroom table space and handouts, some workshop supplies and Instructor sharing 9-11 every morning.
Supplies lists will be provided with paid registration.
(or plan your own workshop schedule: with YOUR choice of dates to attend: $50 for one day, $80 for two days, $110 for three, and $150 for four).
Monday, August 19:
|Created by the amazing Heather Pregger, SAQA Artist and what inspiration for dyeing!|
DYEING to QUILT -
The 'gallons' of dye (16) appear and the workshop day is devoted to on YOU and creating a palette of color that will carry you through the next year of work.
EVERYONE loves a dye day - so whether you enjoy flat dyeing, dye painting, colours on your favourite yarns and threads or hand painting garments like shirts and pants and jackets... this is your day to start a summer of sewing fun with your own hand dyed fabrics!
Dyes will be available all week, through Friday and refreshed as needed.
Tuesday, August 20:
DESIGN PLAY with COLOUR ON CLOTH -
Developing your own designs on the cloth of your choice including fabric painting and Thermo Fax/Screen-print work with thickened dyes. The use of various inks for monoprints and marking tools will be covered in this class. OR, make your marks on cloth with simply stitch if you are keen to use hand or machine skills to make YOUR OWN marks - I love the simplicity of the LINE Some screens and the dyes and inks I use will be in the classroom for sample making... bring your own!
Create unique new cloth inventories and individual designs to accelerate your design play going into 2020. Details shared with all registered students.
Wednesday, August 21:
ECO PRINTING - Learn this playful take on "making your own mark" using what you find in the local area (bring your own selection of leaves and 'found' natural plant life). Participants will supply their own wool, silk or linen for print work.
Bethany will have silk scarves/some yardage available for purchase as your base. Details will be sent to all registered students.
|LIMESTONE WALL by Bethany Garner - eco prinedt on 100% cotton with iron and alum mordant|
|Love adding your own STITCHES on an eco print cloth even more than just the plain cloth!|
Odessa Hall has a wonderful kitchen with three full-size ranges for working with eco printing using boiled pots of plant life... students are encouraged to come and play with this technique and bring their own pots and hot plates to use outside - several areas on the Odessa Fairgrounds to PLUGIN!!
I promise great fun and using what you have and find!!
Thursday, August 22:
MODERN QUILT DAY - and you create a Modern Quilt design
'HERE AND THERE'
This quilt pattern is a Denise Schmidt design and my choice of a special bed quilt for my granddaughter to take off to University.
My own version is underway and will be ready for your viewing and a MAKE IT DAY to get your own version started at Odessa... SIMPLE and GRAPHIC and a terrific way to use up those amazing fat quarters you have stashed away, or perhaps some hand dyed cloth you made earlier in the week!
Come Sew along with me as you create a wonderful 'Stash breaker' Modern Quilt design from Denyse Schmidt Studios (Photo Below) and designed for every level of quilter.
Create a wall quilt, or start on a bed quilt that will take your machine and stash into a summer day or two of fun stitching and creative design play... purchased pattern provided for table runner, baby or bed size project with paid registration.
Friday, August 23, 2019
IMPROV ART DAY: Paint it, Dye It, Piece it
As we wind up the week, and some of you continue to use the facility for your own work, I will be playing with participants as they create all new work (and yes, our quilters will still be working away on their projects if they stay for the week or book a second day to continue to play on 'Here and There') .
|Pieced with abandon....|
Enjoy this day with me as I walk you through creating your own individual IMPROVISATIONAL ARTWORK, inspired by a favorite quilt you have seen along the way, or to use up your favorite fabrics that are haunting you as they sit on a shelf!
Creating YOUR OWN designs in art play make quilt making fun! Use up some hand-dyed fabrics or bring some of that stash that is haunting you in closets and drawers...
YOUR ideas and stash will underline the path you take on this fun day of cutting, stitching and maybe even finishing a new piece of artwork! COME PLAY!
|ANN BAUER work with strips and squares - simplicity to celebrate!|
|MARKINGS II by Bethany Garner, IMPROV piecing with hand dyed and printed cloth|
Your Registration form to mail is on the right sidebar here at the blog...copy and print to mail with your payment.
Drop me a note and let me know if you will be joining me at ODESSA FAIRGROUNDS in August... then pop off a cheque to secure your seat
or send along an e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions to me at email@example.com
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER... Hope to see some of you at Quilt Canada in Ottawa this next week! I will be there touring the shows and in the SAQA booth Thursday and Friday.