Event Information:

  • Tue

    Mini Art Quilts

    9 am - 5 pmBerea, Kentucky (through the Festival of Learnshops)

    Spend a day exploring the infinite possibilities of using fabric, thread, beads and other embellishments to create your own Mini Art Quilt. Textile artist Jennifer Reis will lead a workshop on basic and advanced hand-worked art quilting techniques, teaching non-traditional methods of quilting, appliqué, embroidery and embellishing. Using techniques like raw appliqué, thread embroidery and quilting, and embellishing with shi-sha mirrors, beads and found objects, students will create an individually designed embellished textile mini artwork. All techniques are hand-worked, emphasizing non-traditional sewing and quilting, and is open to sewing novices and experts alike. This project and related skills transfer well into middle and high school classrooms – instructor has years of experience as an artist in residence in public schools. All supplies included!

    For more information and to register, visit: http://www.visitberea.com/mini-art-quilts/