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Thread Art

with Lola Jenkins
Thread Art
Color and texture dominate this art quilting class. Learn stitches and shading to make colors and patterns pop in your collage or portrait quilts.

Combine your love of color, cloth and design in this adventurous class for quilters who want to command a rainbow of hues on their fabric palette. Lola Jenkins' quilt collages and fearless approach to design will inspire you, while her creative techniques will help you apply color and stitches to make your images pop. Fun-loving, make-no-rules Lola will teach you her seven-step process to stitching vivid, textured images, including her signature stitch, "Lola's Wiggle."

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Lesson plan

8:31

Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet Lola Jenkins, who will teach you how to turn images into richly colored and textured art quilts.

16:33

Lesson 2. Materials

6:06

Lesson 3. Choosing a Photo

8:34

Lesson 4. Line Drawing

7:48

Lesson 5. Design

7:17

Lesson 6. Transferring Your Design

10:24

Lesson 7. Quilt Sandwich

19:46

Lesson 8. Stitch Out

35:40

Lesson 9. Color: Part 1

19:03

Lesson 10. Color: Part 2

9:39

Lesson 11. Gallery

"This project was engrossing, fun, clearly instructed, and relatively easy to replicate. I love what I made! Thanks Lola for giving me a new way to express my creativity. I love art, but I could never draw very well. I also love sewing. This combines them both so well, I can't imagine not doing this all the time."
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