Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Fiber Art Classes

 Lowell Fiber Studio is offering a series of Saturday workshops this spring. Expand your repertoire. Experiment with design.
Playing at the Big Print Table

Beginners welcome. Exploration guaranteed.

 March 23: Fabric Collage. Make a small art quilt or pillow.  Learn the “stitch and flip” method and create your own fabric.  Then use decorative beading, trims, and stitching to complete your piece.  Cathy Granese

Cathy Granese: applique, monoprint, stitch

April 13: Patchwork Pouch. Transform fabric scraps into a unique, functional shoulder bag or ipad holder from quilted fabric you make in class.  Cathy Granese

April 20: Found objects for design.  Change everyday objects into art supplies by adding Imagination and water-soluble paint. Create a stash of unique fabric. Linda Dunn
Student sample: thermofax printing
May 11: Stamps and stencils.   Create your own stamps in the morning; explore the basics of repeats. In the afternoon, add store-bought stencils to the mix.  Linda Dunn

May 18: Reverse Appliqué.   Create interesting designs with fabric using simple shapes and the reverse appliqué technique.  Cathy Granese
May 25: Thermofax printing: Layered design.  Explore the creative potential of Thermofax screens.  After an introduction to the basics, you'll print on fabric, layering images and colors, with wonderful, original results.  Linda Dunn

Chihuly by Cathy Granese

Classes are $50 each. We'll meet around the big print table in Studio 512, 122 Western Avenue, Lowell, MA, from 10-3. 

There's just room for eight students, so reserve your space now. Send a 50% deposit to Cathy Granese ,100 Park Terrace Dr. #146,  Stoneham, MA 02180.


Thursday, March 21, 2013

Fabric Swap

This Saturday, sponsored by the Nave Gallery.


 Bring what you need to let go of. Take what might get you going. 
Recommended entrance "fee" is a donation of toiletries or canned goods 

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The Other F-Word: show and reception

Angry Quilt - L.B. Dunn
"The Other F-Word" is open at Bunker Hill Community College. 
Three of my pieces, including"Angry Quilt," are in the show.

The reception will be Thursday March 14, 6-8 PM.
I hope you can join us.
The Other F-Word Announcement