Online Class

Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints

$29.99$39.99

It's never been easier to become your own fabric designer! Use fabric paints and fun techniques effortlessly as you make custom designs.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Cindy Walter
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Learn fabric painting to create custom designs for piecing, appliqué, borders and backing with acclaimed quilting instructor Cindy Walter. Start with thin fabric paints as you blend vibrant hues with color-wash techniques, easily produce sophisticated patterns with heliographing and enhance the intricacy of your work in minutes, with salt! Use thick fabric paints along with stamping, stenciling and direct painting techniques to create beautiful designs without artistic expertise. Trace and paint patterns onto fabric to achieve the look of intricate piecing in a fraction of the time. Plus, unlock bold effects with mixed-media materials such as 3-D paints, ink pens, decorative threads and more! Make custom fabrics with easy-to-use paints that are completely colorfast.

Lesson Breakdown

1. The Exciting World of Fabric Paints
14:14
Meet your instructor, quilting author and television co-host Cindy Walter. You'll receive a fun, colorful introduction to fabric paints and dyes before learning some basic color theory tips, which will help inform all of your future fabric choices.
2. Types of Fabric Paints
14:45
3. Color-Wash Painting: The Basics
21:35
4. Color-Wash Alternatives
45:29
5. Using Thick Paints
29:18
6. Painting Miniature Quilts
31:20
7. Mixed Media
37:02

Taught by

Cindy Walter
Cindy Walter
Cindy Walter was born in Iowa into a family of quilters and quilting has been her passion and career for more than two decades. She is the author of 10 books on quilting, including Snippet Sensations, which won the Primedia Award of Excellence. Cindy also has designed fabric collections, patterns, and written for magazines. In addition, Cindy was the co-host of PBS’s Quilt Central TV for several years. Teaching and meeting students from around the world are truly the highlights of her career.
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