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Fat Quarters

Summer Classes-Save the Date

Fat Quarters

My new summer classes are now on the schedule.  These are offered at my home studio in Smithfield.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Look forward to seeing everyone this year.                                                                                                                                                 Angelia

Contact :  armstrongdesign77@gmail.com

Beginner Fiber Art/Sewing Ages 8 to 12
July18, July 25 1-3:30pm.
Students can take one or both classes, it is a great chance to use the sewing machines and do some other things that take longer than the hour we have during the school year. Bring you sewing machines, I do have a couple of sewing machines available.
Each class is $35 all materials included
Max 8 students

Advanced Sewing Ages 12 and up (based on experience)
Students need some sewing experience for this class. You can attend any or all of the summer classes listed here. Bring your sewing machines.
We will meet these Wednesdays in the summer
May 29, June 19, July 31, August 21 12:30-4pm
Each class is $50 all materials included
Max 8 students

Adult Studio Day
A lot of adult have asked for classes, so I am offering a fabric arts studio day. We will work with various types of fabric techniques, dyeing, screen printing, simple sewing, quilting, applique and have time to work independently in the studio. Bring your sewing machine if you have one, I do have a couple of machines available.
August 10 11am-4pm Max 6 students
Cost $60

TieDye

Design and Fabric Book

So much going on around here, life and work.  I am working on new design ideas as well as techniques for fabric.  There is a book that I always like to refer to when I feel stuck or need a little technique refresher, the book is “The Surface Designer’s Handbook” by Holly Brackmann.  I recommend it to anyone who would like an overview in adding color and design to textiles. It offer some very good technical information with a lot of step by step and finished product photos.

Scar

Silk Painting Surface Design

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I found these beautiful paintings over at Surface Design.  It is so inspirational the different techniques and styles you find in art work.  I have been working with fabrics for many years and with silk painting as one my main focus,  these wonderful silk paintings presenta very different style, palette, and skill than the way I work.  I wish I had time to go to the National Gallery of Art in Washington to see them in person.

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If you would like to learn some more, my silk painting class is coming up.  Check it out on the classes page.

Scarf#4

New Class

I have a silk painting workshop coming up in Smithfield at the Art Center@319, contact them to register.  This is a day long class at the new location of Isle of Wight Arts League we will learn and practice several techniques and complete several samples and a finished silk scarf. The class size is limited due to space, so sign up early to try out this beautiful art form. It has been a couple of years since I offered this class, so I look forward to working with everyone.

Scarf

Design Color Inspiration

Fortunately I have had several sales of my silk painted scarves and shawls.  While looking for color inspiration I found all these lovely items.  Enjoy and have a great short week.  The holidays are approaching ever more quckly.

My creation

fall, 2. Floor pillows, 3. Fall Inspiration, 4. Thanksgiving Decor, 5. 207 – Dressed in your finest, 6. Thanksgiving Cake, 7. Thanksgiving Leaves, 8. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup and Curry Condiments, 9. Fall Leaves #2791 a

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Silk Painting

I have been painting away, and we will be painting in my classes this coming week.  Hope to have some new workshops in direct silk painting, screen printing collage in Smithfield at the Art Center @319. I will have my Etsy shop open again next week for all the scarves and shirts.

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