Heather Thomas

Mixed Media Assemblage

Heather Thomas
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Heather shows you lots of different items that can be used in a quilted assemblage. types of glues and the various methods she uses to artfully attach the pieces to the surface of her quilt.
Before beginning an assemblage piece it is important to bring all of the elements you hope to use together and play with their arrangement for a while. Heather will show you how.
Learn how to layer and quilt to build a quilted base that is strong enough to hold all of the items you plan to use but also easy enough to stitch through.
Here is where the real fun begins! In this segment Heather will show you lots of different ways to attach your relics and found objects to the surface of your quilt so that they are both attractive and stable.
Learn various ways to finishing the edge and surface of the quilt. Then discover the best hanging apparatus to bring a perfect finish to your quilted assemblage.
Learn more about Heather.
6 Lessons
2  hrs 15  mins

In the art world most assemblages are free-standing or are mounted on a wood base. They often include bits and pieces of broken items or personal relics that are brought together to tell a new story. In this class, art quilter Heather Thomas will show you how to build a three-dimensional art assemblage on a quilted base with a sturdy layer of a heavy stabilizer.

Heather will show you how to use quick and easy machine quilting to build a fabric base to support your found objects. Then she will help you explore lots of different ways to attach a myriad of fun and unusual objects to the surface as you bring your own story to life.

Heather Thomas

Heather is a mixed media fiber artist with a passion for color and a dedication to teaching. After a decade of making original yet traditional work, she began venturing out toward art quilting, embellishments, and mixed media work. With more than 12 years of studying and teaching color and design under her belt, she wrote her second book, A Fiber Artists’ Guide to Color & Design, which came on the heels of her very popular first book, Fabric Embellishing: The Basics & Beyond. In 2011 Heather was a guest writer for Quilting Arts magazine with a multi-part feature on Free Style Machine Quilting. She also participates in group and individual instructional DVDs produced by the Creative Crafts Group. You can visit Heather’s blog at heatherthomasblog.blogspot.com.

Heather Thomas

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