Lowell Fiber Studio is offering a series of Saturday workshops this spring. Expand your repertoire. Experiment with design.
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
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.