Skill Levels: All Levels
Explore the mystery and excitement of creating a pieced abstract quilt with little or no plan. We will discuss basic design and composition, color and value, quilting, and most importantly, trusting your instincts. Students will combine thick and thin lines with curved piecing and assemble the quilt top in rows. Sheila will demonstrate construction techniques for sewing curved seams and discuss some of the challenges you may run into with spontaneous design and piecing. Students must bring a sewing machine.
Known for her bold, graphic and colorful work, Frampton-Cooper incorporates elements of surface design - painting with thickened dyes, discharging and batik to create her award-winning art quilts. A passionate teacher who has shared her techniques in workshops around the world, Frampton-Cooper lives and works in the South of France.
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