Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

Lecture, Craft South

Anna Maria shares her path in patchwork and design. She presents anywhere between 15-22 quilts that illustrate her creative process as a fine artist, fabric designer and self-taught quilter. Throughout the lecture she makes note of her influences that run the gamut from her family heirlooms to fashion runways to Matisse paintings.

Signups here: http://www.craft-south.com/products-workshops-classes

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Apr
27
to Apr 28

Quilts In Bloom Workshop, Craft South

Anna Maria will guide students through building modern bouquets using a specific set of template shapes for which she will provide paper copies. So while there is no specific pattern to follow, she will present a diverse set of examples to inspire students to achieve a block, a mini quilt or the beginnings of a larger piece. Anna Maria will share several technique demos for machine applique, needle-turn applique and patchwork considerations for backgrounds and borders. This is a wonderful way to break free of traditional block by block patchwork, yet still provides enough of a format to feel comfortable within that freedom.  

For Sign ups visit: http://www.craft-south.com/products-workshops-classes

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Jul
20
to Jul 21

Simple Start, Beautiful Finish - Craft South

Anna Maria presents three beginner garments that are simple to sew, easy to customize the size, and a thrill to add some embellished details! Based on one (or more) of her three new Simple Start patterns, Anna Maria will guide students through selecting the appropriate materials, size adjustments, cutting and assembling a first round garment, and finally designing and beginning an embellished version of the garment.

For signups visit: http://www.craft-south.com/products-workshops-classes

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Feb
25
9:00 AM09:00

Quilt Con- Needle turn Applique

SOLD OUT- visit https://www.quiltcon.com/catalog-schedule/ for wait list information.

Based on her own self taught applique explorations, Anna Maria offers a class on traditional needle turn applique but shares some diverse examples of approach and technique ideas for inspiration. With an overview on tools and tricks, Anna Maria will share a few methods of marking, cutting, turning, and preparing your pieces for applique and finally demonstrate her stitching technique. She will work with you one on one to help with your technique and discuss composition and layout ideas.

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Feb
22
2:00 PM14:00

Quilt Con - Hand Quilting Class

SOLD OUT- visit https://www.quiltcon.com/catalog-schedule/ for wait list information.

Anna Maria offers a class based on hand quilting but allows the student room to explore their own approach based on the diverse examples she will have on hand. Anna Maria will share her hand quilting process and work with you one on one to help with your technique. In addition to inspiration of styles, the class includes straightforward instruction on hand quilting, including all the necessary steps, start to finish. 

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