Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Craft Classes 4th term 2010

These are the craft classes running from October 2010: Contact Dianne by email or mail to book into any of these classes. If you cannot get to a class Dianne does make patterns for some of these classes.
Fabric Dyeing - Saturday 6th November 1:30pm - 4:30pm NZ$25 + $25 materials fee
Learn how to dye cotton fabrics in 6 shades of one colour, how to mix primary to make secondary colours & how to double dip.
Shoe Rack Quilt - Thursday 28 October 7pm - 9pm NZ$15
Dianne has made this fun quilt featuring shoes on a shoe rack. You can create your own 'designer' shoes. Dianne's quilts is 12" x 16" but you can make yours larger if you want. Lots of embellishing and a little quilting.

Jandal Quilt - Tuesday November 9th 7pm - 9pm  NZ$15
Dianne has created this fun quilt featuring Jandals (flip flops). You can create all different sorts of jandal straps to suit. Make a long narrow style quilt or a rectangular or square one,. your choice. Have fun embellishing., A little quilting involved.

Beginner Felting Saturday 13 November 9:30am - 4pm NZ$65
Nuno Felting Sunday 14 November 9:30am - 4pm NZ$65
Tracy White will come and teach you beginner felting on the Saturday and Nuno felting (adding sheers & silks to your felted wool) on the Sunday. Materials fee NZ$15

Playdays - Sunday 28 November 9:30am - 4pm NZ$40
Dianne will teach you a variety of different techniques used for mixed media work and patchwork. Items can include any of the following - Lutradur light & heavy, Tyvek, Burnaway fabric, Evolon, Disperse Paints, discharge dyeing, Xpandapaint etc. A time to 'play' and experiment with the more unusual items around. We spend about 1 hour per technique so you can see whether you want to play more.

Crazy Skyline Quilt - Tuesday 23 November 7pm - 9pm NZ$15 + $5 pattern fee
Dianne created this fun and easy fusible raw edge qpplique quilt a few years ago  and will show you how easy it is to make. You could theme it to a beach scene with beach huts if you prefer.

Creating With Muslin (Cheesecloth) - Thursday 25th November 7pm - 9pm NZ$15
Dianne has made some quilts recently using butter muslin to create the effect of waves rolling in to the beach. She will show you how you can create this look also.

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