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03_2_2019: Quilting in Paper with Jane Mathews

Paper quilts are made by combining techniques of cloth quilts and collage. These instructions apply to both mediums.

Become familiar with use of color, value, shape, pattern, repetition. Simplify.  Good composition is based on design principles.  The tendency is to put in too much in your first works.  Two different pieces are better than one that tries to include too much.  Research other quilts, artwork, architecture, etc, for ideas and study how these objects work as good composition.


SUPPLIES:     Assorted papers such as:  magazines, photo copies of your camera images, maps, wrapping paper, sewing pattern paper, old books, documents, junk mail, and fabric that doesn't stretch, such as broadcloth.

Backing paper to support your work whether you sew or glue; typing paper is a good weight.  No to newspaper.

Scissors,   thread,  (sewing machine)

Adhesives such as:  Glue stick, YES paste, matte medium, wall paper paste.  I am not fond of Elmers as it stretches the paper if doing collage.  Artists tape helps hold pieces in place when sewing.

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Beginner to Advanced
Instructor Name:
Jane Mathews
Instructor Bio:
Jane Mathews

03_2_2019: Quilting in Paper with Jane Mathews

$ 90.00
Class will run 10am to 4pm; the doors will open at 9:30am for teacher and student set up. There will be a 30 minute break for lunch. Please bring a sack lunch or there are a couple of restaurants near the Museum.
Hawaiian Quilts from the Henry and Angela Hite Collection and Amish and Mennonite Quilts from the RMQM Collection
Through July 20, 2019

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Sunday at the Museum
Ann Petersen: History of an Obsessive Quilter

June 9, 2019
2:00 - 4:00pm

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