The Art of Mixing Textiles in Quilts
February 17, 7PM at Rolling Meadows Community Center
Lynn shares her adventures of coloring outside the lines by using new techniques and an eclectic mix of cotton and alternative textiles. Her work has been published in multiple quilting magazines and she is the author of ” The Art of Mixing Textiles in Quilts”. Her current focus is on secondary patterning, color, textures, and eclectic textiles enhanced with wool applique. Lynn is the owner of the shop “A Different Box of Crayons” in Glen Ellyn.
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Get inspired as Lynn introduces her book to readers.
Stitching with Eclectic Textiles
February 19, 9:30AM-4:30PM
Kit fee: $49.95 (see details below)
Learn to sew using alternative textures with Lynn Schmitt author of The Art of Mixing Textiles In Quilts.
Her LOGistics pattern can be made as either a large pillow or table mat. The project mixes wool, silk dupioni, silk matka, wovens, and batiks with traditional and contemporary cottons.
Oh the possibilities when you begin to add once-considered forbidden textures into your quilting and sewing projects!
Kit fee: $49.95 for LOGistics pattern and all the fabric to complete the project top and binding. The back is also included for making a pillow. We have kits in several colorways, each with a mix of contemporary and traditional fabrics, large and small scale prints, reproduction prints, batiks, wools and silks. The chain is created with silk dupioni, the borders are wool, and the binding is cotton. Interfacing, as needed, is included in this class kit