Classes

Southern Caribbean, Panama Sunfarer Cruise:  

Sailing April 7, 2014     All classes are closed.

Class Kits are for the exclusive use on Quilt Camp at Sea Vacations.

LATE ADDITION… space is limited

Maggie Dahl:          Take your pick – Smocking Classsmocking sampler3

English Smocking is defined as surface embroidery on a pre-pleated fabric.

In this class, you will choose between a sampler which can be made into a pillow, OR, a less involved baby bonnet project.

Maggie will teach you the basics from tying and basic smocking stitches and for the sampler: through advanced geometric stitches as well as a taste of picture smocking.

This class is suitable for beginner or more experienced smockers.

baby bonnet3

Dodi Poulsen:                Panama Express – Mystery Quilt

A dramatic adventure awaits those of you darMystery Quilting enough to take the Mystery challenge. Dodi ‘s Mystery quilt will inspire & delight you as you journey on the ”Panama Express”. Learn new techniques as you construct this amazing & breathtaking wall sized quilt.

Hurry, you don’t want to miss this train!    All Aboard! (This quilt project will be taught in 2 three hour classes) KIT ORDER FORM: available from Pat Tobin:  quiltersalaskancruises@comcast.net Dodi Poulsen:                Mama Said… SEW!  – THIS CLASS IS FULL

Mama Said Sew

Mama Said Sew

A wonderful piece of art work for you to hang and display! This will be a delightful addition to any studio or sewing space. Mama said… SEW is a unique project & will be a delight to construct. You will learn techniques for making Dresden Plates, machine applique and easy handwork. Don’t worry if you haven’t done these techniques before, Dodi will have you working like a pro in no time. Project will be stretched over a canvas for a polished finish. (This Quilt project will be taught in 1 three hour class) KIT ORDER FORM: available from Pat Tobin:  quiltersalaskancruises@comcast.net ================================================= Jackie Wolff                   Memories of Panama

Memories of Panama

Memories of Panama

Back by popular demand, Jackie Wolff will once again be helping you create a cruise memory quilt wall hanging designed exclusively for this cruise. This project will feature machine stitching as well as a relaxed fusible applique project you can enjoy working on in class and while relaxing on deck. (This Quilt project will be taught in 2 three hour classes) KIT ORDER FORM: available from Pat Tobin: quiltersalaskancruises@comcast.net ===========================================

Judith Baker Montano  will be offering Two Exciting Classes on our Southern Caribbean, Panama Sunfarer Cruise

Crazy Quilt Evening bag:

Crazy Quilt Bag Sample 2

Crazy Quilt Bag Sample 2

Create a beautiful saber shaped crazy quilt bag using Judith’s centerpiece method of machine piecing.  She will

Crazy Quilt Bag - sample 1

Crazy Quilt Bag – sample 1

guide you through the steps in creating this one of a kind evening bag.  Learn to use the Victorian embroidery stitches and embellishments to decorate and enhance your project.  This small but elegant bag is perfect for that special occasion such as an afternoon tea, wedding or other festive occasion.

(This Quilt project will be taught in 2 three hour classes)

Underwater Coral Gardens:

Underwater Coral Garden 1

Underwater Coral Garden 1

Underwater Coral Garden 2

Underwater Coral Garden 2

Create a beautiful underwater project using freeform embroidery and fabric manipulation.  Judith guides you through the process of thinking like a painter while creating jellyfish, buttonhole anemones, net stitch corals, spider web starfish and many other techniques.  This is a wonderful introduction to painting with threads and ribbons.  You finished project can be matted, framed and hung with pride as a wonderful cruise memory. (This six hour project will be taught on one of our “At Sea” days)

KIT ORDER FORM: available from Pat Tobin: quiltersalaskancruises@comcast.net ========================================================== Patti Carey:  Borders, Bindings and MoreBorder inset Are you deathly afraid of mitered borders? In this technique based class, Patti will walk you through a variety of tricks for quick professional-looking borders, and cover her method for warp-speed binding. (Note: Class project will have different fabrics than these samples.) Patti Carey Double wedding ring 2_smPatti Carey: Double Wedding Ring Approximately 36 x 36 inches. Using the simplified double wedding ring pattern in he book, Patti guides the class through the piecing of an updated version of this classic quilt. Participants will conquer their fear of curved piecing. We will talk about various fabric options and also discuss the “ins and outs” of binding double wedding ring quilts. . (Note: Class project will have different fabrics than these samples.)

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