Viewing entries posted in January 2016

Zentangle Quilts by Lee Vause

Posted by on 13 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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Do you free motion quilt and do you wish to understand and enhance your design skills in this regard? “A Zentangle Journey” online workshop is a great way to look at your quilting differently. This class is taught by one of Australia’s leading Certified Zentangle Teachers and will introduce you to Zentangle in its pen and paper form with an emphasis on patterns within our environment and how to construct patterns in a simple and continuous way.

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My January Stitch Along Week 2

Posted by Ruth on 10 January 2016 | 5 Comments

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So this weekend I started building up my background at the same time as remembering those important words I needed to use... "list", "new", "neutral" and "blue". I have the two new words to add in as well, "dark" and "round". I'll bold the words as I go, to ensure I have them all covered.

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What Students have made in Bargello Seasons

Posted by Ruth on 7 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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It is kind of fun to see what other students make in our online workshops at Academy of Quilting and it is more fun when you can see them in a slide show. I was playing with one of Facebooks new features, pretty cool.

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January Stitch Along Rules Week 2

Posted by Ruth on 7 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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For our Stitch Along Challenge rules this week, you can create a background in any way you wish. You might piece it together - say something like I made for the November Challenge with the pieced pear...

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Need the Basics for Dyeing?

Posted by Elizabeth Barton on 4 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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Need to know more about dyeing fabrics? "This class in basic dye making covers all the basics in a very simple clear way. You'll learn how to mix and store your dyes so you don't have to remix every time you want to dye just the odd half yard/meter,

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My January Stitch Along Week 1

Posted by Ruth on 3 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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I'm not much for new year resolutions but for this challenge I think I will decide on one anyway. In fact, I might just make two! I prefer to think of them as goals to set rather than resolutions for the year. If you want to know what I'm referring to and missed the first set of rules for the January Stitch Along, you can find them here: Stitch Along rules week 1.

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January Stitch Along Rules Week 1

Posted by Ruth on 1 January 2016 | 1 Comments

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For the beginning of a new year, let's talk about New Year Resolutions or goals you want to achieve for 2016. We are going to base our first challenge on that so what you need to do is pick one word that might represent your new years resolution or goal. Here are some examples to get you thinking...

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