April 17 – Baltimore Blooms
April 17 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm, High Country Quilts, 4727 North Academy Boulevard Colorado Springs
This class is a great introduction to Baltimore Album Quilt making. You will learn the basics of beginning appliqué as well as the dimensional technique of ruching, and hand embroidery. The focus is on the freezer-paper-on-the-bottom method of appliqué, but this class can also be adapted to include advanced students.
$10 class kit fee or $45 complete kit (specify color)
April 18 – Daffalilies April 18 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, Elks Lodge, 3400 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs
Daffalilies is a whimsical project in which the design focus shifts from flower to stem. You will experiment with two different appliqué techniques as well as learning a simple hand-embroidery stitch. We will also discuss the ways in which color and value can influence a dynamic design.
$20 Kit fee.