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Art Quilting 101

Design Basics

with Wendy Butler Berns

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(83 reviews)

rated 5 stars

A Review by a TAFE trained Teacher

Wendy I am impressed by your knowledge and your presentation. I trained in the Aus T.A.F.E. System in 1976 and have been sewing and teaching most of the time since then.
I recently retired and am now enjoying learning some different and more artistic skills.
I have used Thread Painting for the last 15 years but have not created Wall Quilts and needed some instruction in composition and texture.
I'm loving your classes. Thank you x

rated 5 stars

My Opinion -- Thank You Wendy

I agree with some of the reviews that say Wendy talks a lot, but I found that very refreshing. This is not a class that says here is what we are going to do and here are the steps to do it. Art itself is not a process that can be done as a step by step process. Each person sees things differently and Wendy is great about pointing out options based on her journey -- offering a lot of examples to show how and why she did it and encourages the student to explore other options they come up ...

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Lenas Legacy
rated 5 stars

I learned a lot!

I'm entirely new to Art Quilting, so I found the course interesting and inspiring. I'm looking forward to putting what I've learned into practice. Thank you, Wendy!

rated 5 stars

Pleasantly surprised!

I never thought I would make an "art quilt," but when this class went on sale I hesitantly thought I would try something different. I am so glad that I did! Wendy is an incredible instructor full of great ideas and encouragement. She breaks down the techniques to show you than anyone can do this. I sometimes get tired or frustrated with piecing, so this is a great break from it because there is no "wrong" way to do it. I cannot express how surprised I am that I loved ...

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Loved your presentation. I am a traditional quilter trying to explore and break out of my box. You will help me on my journey!

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