Online Class

Snazzy Stitched Portraits


Express your creativity and personality as you make captivating, customized fabric portraits.

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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, Carol Ann Waugh
  • 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

Discover art quilting alongside fiber artist Carol Ann Waugh, and learn to create one-of-a-kind fabric portraits for yourself or a loved one. Whether you want to stitch a portrait that's imaginative or realistic, Carol Ann's stress-free techniques will help you achieve the skin tone and characteristics of faces, eyes, eyebrows, noses, mouths, ears and hair. Capture just the right facial expression using Carol Ann's tips, and give your portrait some signature style with a cute outfit. Plus, accessorize your art with embellishments from your stash: beads, buttons, trims and more! Bring everything together with a beautiful backing and binding, and your unforgettable fiber portrait is ready to display.

Lesson Breakdown

1. The Quilted Self Portrait
Meet your instructor, Carol Ann, and start gathering ideas before beginning your own beautiful stitched portrait.
2. Faces & Necks
3. Facial Features
4. Stitching the Face
5. Dressing the Portrait
6. Creating Hair
7. Quilting, Accessorizing & Finishing

Taught by

Carol Ann Waugh
Carol Ann Waugh
Carol Ann Waugh is a fiber artist, teacher and author whose books include Stupendous Stitching and The Patchwork Quilt Design and Coloring Book. Carol Ann's award-winning work can be found in galleries and collections across the country, and in the pages of magazines like Quilter's Newsletter and Machine Quilting Unlimited. Her accessible, inspiring teaching style gives her students the confidence to discover their creative voice while making amazing pieces of art.
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