Saturday, September 15, 2012

Class List for end 2012

The following are the classes I have scheduled for the end of this year.

Playday Class
Sunday September 30th 2012 10am - 4pm  NZ$40
Do you want to play witha variety of different things - Stitching on Metal, Lutradur, Painted Fusibles and Discharge Dyeing. This 6 hour class gives you time to try these things without spending too much time or money. Once you've had a taste of how to use these items you may spend a lot more time creating. A kit is available

Writing On Quilts
Tuesday 9th October 7pm - 9pm NZ$15
Dianne has written on several quilts and can share the knowledge of how to achieve this. Experiment with a few different ways to write on your fabric to create names, sayings, general words etc.

Wire Mesh Flowers
Wednesday 10th October 7pm - 9pm NZ$15
Leanr how to create fabulous free form flowers with wire mesh and fabric. The flowers will stand up in a vase and can be shaped to suit. You cna choose to use a fbaric that has a flower shape on it or any fabric colour/print that appeals

Lutradur Vase
Wednesday 17 October 7pm - 9pm NZ$15
In this class you can make a vase using Lutradur, paint and fabric. You could use it to place the flowers you made above in.Be creative and try something a little different. You can place a glass jar inside to hold real flowers if wanted.

Advanced Dyeing
Sunday 28 October 9:30am - 4pm NZ40 + NZ$12 materials fee
Dye kit available for NZ$30 if you do not have your own Procion MX Dyes
Dianne will show you some more advanced techniques to use with fabric dyeing and Procion MX dyes. Create some wonderful pieces which you can use in your work. You do not need to have done the beginners dye class as Dianne will explain as we go along but a knowledge of fabric dyeing helps.

Machine Quilted Feathers
Tuesday 30th October 7pm - 9pm  NZ$15
Dianne stitched her Shop Hop Quilt using feathers and several people have asked how they can do this themselves. Dianne will run through how you can try out some of these feather quilting designs yourself.

Christmas Tree Quilt
Wednesday 7th November 7pm - 9pm  NZ$15
Have fun making this quick and easy Christmas Tree Quilt. Get 2 for 1 with the positive and negative shapes. Looks great done in only 2 colours. Dianne chose red and white.

If you'd like to join in with one of these classes please contact Dianne (06) 3555735 or email

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