Friday, 14 October 2011

Workshop at Vickery Retreat

We have just completed another successful Lisa Walton workshop at Vickery Quilt and Craft Retreat. This one was a 2-day Luscious Landscapes class where the participants used a landscape photo for inspiration and built up a collage of fabric scraps in various textures on a piece of backing fabric.

They then sandwiched this with wadding and backing covered it with a sheet of soluble film and machine stitched all over. When the film was washed out and the quilt dried it could be further stitched, beaded and bound. Lisa also taught hand dyeing of threads and small pieces of fabric which could be used in the landscapes or other projects. The ladies were enthusiastic and productive (top marks to Sarah) and Lisa again proved to be a very encouraging and attentive tutor.

We will be holding another of Lisa's workshops next year (19-20 November, 2012) - the very popular "Textured Treasures".


Kathy said...

Oh these look lovely - it must have been great fun to 'play' with all those coloured pieces! One of the things I love so much about textiles - so tactile :)

Hideaway Girl said...

I have never seen this done before - I love them all! Love your landscape pictures as well. It is always fun to see pictures of spring when our world is gearing up for winter!