Open Studios

Sponsored by Connecting Threads

 

See artists create work right before your eyes! And ask them questions and get hints and inspiration for your own work! Each day, four artists will be working simultaneously (two hours at a time) in each of the rooms, demonstrating their craft. Come by and be inspired by what these top-notch artists are doing!

Thursday, October 31

10 AM-NOON

Quilt

Quilting with Cuddle – Here’s What You
Need to Know

Teresa Coates

Paint/Embellish

Reverse Wool Appliqué & Embroidery

Michelle May

Create

The Magic of Terial Magic

Barbara Crawford

Stitch/Sew

 Let’s Make Lacy Runners and Ornaments

Joanne Hillestad

NOON-2PM

Quilt

Photorealistic Tapestry by Machine

Betsy Habich

Paint/Embellish

Fabric Painting Fun

Diane Gloystein

Create

Rad Ombrés – Ombré the Easy Way

Cindy Lohbeck

Stitch/Sew

How to Make Quick & Easy Braids

Kate Colleran

2-4PM

Quilt

Using Shards of Color to Lift Your Quilt

Leslie Edwards

Paint/Embellish

Creating 3-D Appliqué

Nancy Sapin

Create

 Fast & Fabulous – Free-Motion Grid Designs

Sue Heinz

Stitch/Sew

How to Make Quick & Easy Braids

Kate Colleran

4-6PM

Quilt

Machine Quilting for Beginners – Great Threads

for Great Results

Nancy Goldsworthy

Paint/Embellish

Reverse Wool Appliqué & Embroidery

Michelle May

Create

Elegant 3-D Ornaments

Kristine Poor

Stitch/Sew

The Best of Faux Leather Sewing

Cheryl Kuzcek

Friday, November 1

10 AM-NOON

Quilt

Paint/Embellish

Boro and Utility Sashiko Stitching

Creating 3-D Appliqué

June Colburn

Nancy Sapin

Create

The Magic of Terial Magic

Barbara Crawford

Stitch/Sew

Let’s Make Lacy Runners and Ornaments

Joanne Hillestad

NOON-2PM

Quilt

Piecing a Picture Quilt

Betsy Habich

Paint/Embellish

Prepared Edge Appliqué

Swan Sheridan

Create

Fast & Fabulous – Free-Motion Grid Designs

Sue Heinz

Stitch/Sew

Sewing with Embrace Double Gauze

Teresa Coates

2-4PM

Quilt

Free-Motion Quilting—Start with A Square

 Jenny Lyon

Paint/Embellish

Boro’d from Japan

Leslie Edwards

Create

Collage Design Free-Form Style

Cynthia Wismann

Stitch/Sew

See Fun Threads and Simple Stitches Bring Life
to Your Design

Nancy Goldsworthy

4-6PM

Quilt

Paint/Embellish

Creating and Quilting with Leather

Couching Fibers for Texture

Cathy Wiggins

June Colburn

Create

Cartonnage—The Amazing Art of Fabric Box Making

Claudia Squio

Stitch/Sew

Tips & Tools for Professional Bag Making

Heather McFarlane

Saturday, November 2

10 AM-NOON

Quilt

Paint/Embellish

TBD (Connecting Threads

Exotic Embellishment Using Wedding

Kimono Embroidery

Kris Erickson

June Colburn

Create

Designing a Pieced Picture Quilt—From Photo

to Pattern

Betsy Habich

Stitch/Sew

Tips & Tools for Professional Bag Making

Heather McFarlane

NOON-2PM

Quilt

Free-Motion for Everyone

Swan Sheridan

Paint/Embellish

Fabulous Fusible Appliqué with Paintstiks & Stamps

Laura Murray

Create

Fast & Fabulous—Free-Motion Grid Designs

Sue Heinz

Stitch/Sew

Designer Handbag Making 101

Cheryl Kuzcek

2-4PM

Quilt

Creating and Quilting with Leather

Cathy Wiggins

Paint/Embellish

Create Enchanting Custom Fabric with

Wonderfully Washable Tsukineko Inks

Joyce Teng

Create

Collage Design Free-Form Style

Cynthia Wismann

Stitch/Sew

Sewing with Embrace Double Gauze

Teresa Coates

4-6PM

Quilt

Paint/Embellish

TBD (Connecting Threads)

Screen Printing with Colorhue Dye

Kris Erickson

June Colburn

Create

Making Great Kantha to Create Anything!

Cheryl Kuczek

Stitch/Sew

Walkabout Stitching

Leslie Edwards

Saturday, November 3

10 AM-NOON

Quilt

Quilting with Cuddle – Here’s What You
Need to Know

Teresa Coates

Paint/Embellish

Magical Ice Dyed Mandalas

Cindy Lohbeck

Create

 OPEN

 

Stitch/Sew

Tips & Tools for Professional Bag Making

Heather McFarlane

NOON-2PM

Quilt

Creating and Quilting with Leather

Cathy Wiggins

Paint/Embellish

Folk Art Embroidery—Fun Hand Stitching!

Catherine Redford

Create

Fast & Fabulous—Free Motion Grid Designs

Sue Heinz

Stitch/Sew

Make a Sew Powerful Purse to Keep Girls in School

Jan Cancila

Sewing Machines generously provided by