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Beginning Weaving
Nov
15
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984 and has taught weaving at the Midwest Weavers Conference, for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc and has also been a longtime teacher at the WMQFA. She is a member of Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg and enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. In addition to offering her fiber arts at Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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November Fiber Club (2019)
Nov
21
10:30 AM10:30

November Fiber Club (2019)

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Do you need space to work on a project? Or would like a second opinion from other sewers/crafters/fiber artists? Join us on the third Thursday of each month from 10:30am- 3:30pm to work on some of your UFO’s (unfinished objects) or just to get together with like minded people and work on something that you love?

Join us for Fiber Club on the Third Thursday of each month!

We have great space for laying out large quilts!

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Beginning Weaving
Dec
12
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984 and has taught weaving at the Midwest Weavers Conference, for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc and has also been a longtime teacher at the WMQFA. She is a member of Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg and enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. In addition to offering her fiber arts at Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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December Fiber Club (2019)
Dec
19
10:30 AM10:30

December Fiber Club (2019)

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Do you need space to work on a project? Or would like a second opinion from other sewers/crafters/fiber artists? Join us on the third Thursday of each month from 10:30am- 3:30pm to work on some of your UFO’s (unfinished objects) or just to get together with like minded people and work on something that you love?

Join us for Fiber Club on the Third Thursday of each month!

We have great space for laying out large quilts!

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Fiber Arts Jacket Workshop with Mary Sue Fenner
Jan
17
to Jan 19

Fiber Arts Jacket Workshop with Mary Sue Fenner

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Mary Sue Fenner will be back again this year for a three-day fiber art jacket workshop! Each student will make a unique jacket using a pattern fit to their body. Mary Sue will teach sewing and finishing techniques to create a one-of-a-kind wearable art jacket. Her trunk show jackets will be available to try on for inspiration!

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 The Playful Color Theory Workshop: Murmuration with Rebecca Bryan
Apr
18
9:00 AM09:00

The Playful Color Theory Workshop: Murmuration with Rebecca Bryan

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Hey I'm Rebecca Bryan, of Bryan House Quilts. I love teaching people how to make quilts. My passion is helping quilters bring more color to their work by teaching my Playful Color tools and strategies. 

You may recognize my work from my books Modern Rainbow - 14 Imaginative Quilts that Play with Color (Stash Books, 2015) or Modern Triangle Quilts: 70 Graphic Triangle Blocks - 11 Bold Samplers (Stash Books, 2017). I've also been featured in numerous quilty magazines and TV Programs. I teach quilters, just like you, all over the world. 

And when I'm not quilting or teaching, I can be found enjoying a hot cup of coffee (Mocha's are my go to treat!) and a good book, with Bruce Wayne the Weiner Dog curled up on my lap. I also enjoy painting and spending time with my family, husband, and four children. 

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Fabric Images with Susan Carlson
Nov
2
to Nov 6

Fabric Images with Susan Carlson

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About Susan Carlson

I've been creating art with fabric since 1983 while attending the Maryland Institute, College of Art. There, I used any excuse I could to use fabric as an art medium for my illustration assignments. I painted on fabric, inked, dyed, drew with thread, did traditional piecing, appliqué and reverse appliqué. My influence was my mom, who trained as a dressmaker and seamstress. From her I inherited my love of fabric. I think it's the tactile nature of it. My husband has more than once noted that when I shop for fabric, my hands are as busy fondling fabric as my eyes are drinking in the pattern and color.

As I continued to experiment with fabric for a few years after college, I yearned for something more immediate, more like painting and less like construction. In 1990 I drew on my collage skills, though this time with fabric and not paper, though still using glue. Since I had approached quilting from an art direction rather than a traditional one, I didn't realize how out-of-the-box gluing fabric was. A true quilter was not supposed to glue. But that's what I did, and I've never looked back. And there's even raw edges! As you may have figured out, I don't worry too much about what I'm not supposed to do.

I grew up in a crafty household with parents who like to "figure things out" and made things to sell. My mom sews and my dad does woodwork. The first decade of my career (the 1990s) I spent a lot of time making small quilts—16 x 20 inches or so—to sell. My first ones were mostly of fish—I must have made a thousand of them. I started to teach my fabric collage process in 1994 and slowly the teaching overtook the production of pieces for shows or galleries. These days I concentrate on making the quilts I want to make, usually for myself, unless they're commissioned. I make on average one big quilt a year allowing me to put a lot of myself into every piece. They're not usually for sale, but I do submit them into quilt shows, and use them as examples for my teaching.

By the end of 2016, I will have spent fifteen weeks teaching. For a homebody like me, that's a lot. I try to limit teaching to one week per month on average. But between prepping for a trip, travel, teaching, and recovering from a trip, each week of teaching actually uses up about two weeks of my time and energy. Which helps to explain why the remainder of the year I want to concentrate on my own work.

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Fiber Club (2019)
Oct
17
10:30 AM10:30

Fiber Club (2019)

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Do you need space to work on a project? Or would like a second opinion from other sewers/crafters/fiber artists? Join us on the third Thursday of each month from 10:30am- 3:30pm to work on some of your UFO’s (unfinished objects) or just to get together with like minded people and work on something that you love?

Join us for Fiber Club on the Third Thursday of each month!

We have great space for laying out large quilts!

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Cottage Tulips
Sep
21
to Sep 22

Cottage Tulips

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Victoria Findlay Wolfe is a New York City-based Award-winning quilter, designer and author of 15 Minutes of Play:  Improvisational Quilts; Double Wedding Ring Quilts:  Traditions Made Modern; and Modern Quilt Magic:  5 Parlor Tricks to Expand Your Piecing Skills (C&T publishing).

Her work has been exhibited, written about, and featured on Sewing with Nancy and many other TV and online shows. Her quilt Double Edged Love, won Best in Show at the first QuiltCon in Austin, Texas, 2013.

Victoria has exhibited at the WMQFA, taught here multiple times, and serves on the museum’s Curatorial Advisory Board.

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Beginning Weaving
Sep
13
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984 and has taught weaving at the Midwest Weavers Conference, for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc and has also been a longtime teacher at the WMQFA. She is a member of Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg and enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. In addition to offering her fiber arts at Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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Beginning Weaving
Aug
23
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984 and has taught weaving at the Midwest Weavers Conference, for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc and has also been a longtime teacher at the WMQFA. She is a member of Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg and enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. In addition to offering her fiber arts at Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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Chiku Chiku Pouch - Akiko Ike
Aug
3
9:00 AM09:00

Chiku Chiku Pouch - Akiko Ike

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Artist Biography:

As a clothing boutique and gallery owner and Japanese native, Akiko Ike (pronounced “ee-kay”) , started big running stitch projects which she calls, “Chiku Chiku,” after she turned 60 years old. She loves fabric, and over the years, many stashes of Japanese “Boro” ended up in her possession. They include antique indigo-dyed cloth diapers, farmers' and fishermen work clothing and banners, and old (Boro) cloth used in Japanese households and mended many times over. She wanted to preserve these, and found ways to transform them into distinct, one-of-a-kind, free-style art pieces.

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Chiku Chiku Pincushion- Akiko Ike
Aug
2
9:00 AM09:00

Chiku Chiku Pincushion- Akiko Ike

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Artist Biography:

As a clothing boutique and gallery owner and Japanese native, Akiko Ike (pronounced “ee-kay”) , started big running stitch projects which she calls, “Chiku Chiku,” after she turned 60 years old. She loves fabric, and over the years, many stashes of Japanese “Boro” ended up in her possession. They include antique indigo-dyed cloth diapers, farmers' and fishermen work clothing and banners, and old (Boro) cloth used in Japanese households and mended many times over. She wanted to preserve these, and found ways to transform them into distinct, one-of-a-kind, free-style art pieces.

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 Beginning Weaving
Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984.  She is a member of the Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg. She enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. She has taught weaving at the WMQFA, at the Midwest Weavers Conference, and for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc.  In addition to offering her fiber arts at Studio 6, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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Beginning Weaving
Jun
20
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984.  She is a member of the Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg. She enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. She has taught weaving at the WMQFA, at the Midwest Weavers Conference, and for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc.  In addition to offering her fiber arts at Studio 6, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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Wedge Curve Improv with Sherri Lynn Wood
Jun
8
to Jun 9

Wedge Curve Improv with Sherri Lynn Wood

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About the Artist:

Sherri Lynn Wood is the recipient of a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors, two MacDowell Colony Fellowships, as well as arts residencies at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and most recently at Recology San Francisco in 2016. An interdisciplinary artist based in Cincinnati, OH, she has exhibited and performed locally at The Lab, Southern Exposure, Adobe Books and the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Folk Art. She holds an MFA from Bard College and a Masters of Theological Studies from Emory University.

Her 2015 publication The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters: A Guide to Creating, Quilting & Living Courageously (Abrams) provides frameworks for creative exploration, along with practical instruction in stitching techniques and color theory.  Sherri teaches and speaks about improvisational patchwork and flexible patterning at art and craft schools, guilds, and conferences nationally and abroad.

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Beginning Weaving
May
17
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984.  She is a member of the Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg. She enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. She has taught weaving at the WMQFA, at the Midwest Weavers Conference, and for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc.  In addition to offering her fiber arts at Studio 6, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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HOT! Exploration in contemporary fiber arts
May
3
to May 5

HOT! Exploration in contemporary fiber arts

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About Susan Lenz

Susan Lenz is a full time, professional studio artist in Columbia, South Carolina. Her studio is located at Mouse House, Inc. at 2123 Park Street where she has both a studio for 3D sculptural and installation work and a separate fiber art studio. Susan's work has been juried into numerous national and international exhibits, featured in solo shows all over the United States, and shown on television and in print. She has been awarded eight full scholarship art residencies and several "Best of Show" ribbons.

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Theme & Variation
Apr
13
to Apr 14

Theme & Variation

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I grew up in central Massachusetts in an area of old textile mill towns. Both my parents made things: my mom sewed a lot of her own clothes as well as clothes for four kids, and my dad made furniture. They were both very skilled—nothing ever looked homemade—and while they took pride in their work, they never considered themselves craftspeople or artists. They had careers (my dad was an engineer, my mom an educator with two masters degrees), but having grown up during the depression, they, like others of their generation, did not spend money if they could help it! When you needed something, you made it yourself.

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Beginning Weaving
Mar
22
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984.  She is a member of the Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg. She enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. She has taught weaving at the WMQFA, at the Midwest Weavers Conference, and for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc.  In addition to offering her fiber arts at Studio 6, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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Mending with Heidi Parkes
Mar
16
1:00 PM13:00

Mending with Heidi Parkes

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Artist Biography:

A highly skilled fiber artist, Heidi Parkes is a 2005 graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Active on social media, Parkes has 9,000+ followers on Instagram, and has her finger on the pulse of the contemporary fiber art world. She’s exhibited in museums across the country.  She’s a regular instructor at The Modern Quilt Guild’s QuiltCon, and at QuiltCon 2016, she won 1st place in handwork and 2nd place in improvisation, and in 2018 she won 3rd place for handwork. Learn more about her quilting, and listen to her podcast episodes at HeidiParkes.com

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Crazy Quilting – Creating a Block to Embroider & Embellish
Mar
15
8:30 AM08:30

Crazy Quilting – Creating a Block to Embroider & Embellish

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About Linda Sweek

After a successful 25-year career in marketing, public relations and communications leadership roles, Linda Sweek has had the good fortune of pursuing her passion of fiber and mixed media art and starting her own business – Linda Sweek Designs. Besides fiber and mixed media artistry, Sweek teaches workshops and is the founder and host of Sew & Sew Retreats.

Sweek started to embroider at the age of eight – to her it was like painting a canvas. Additionally, her grandmother, who was an artist, took her to art museums and galleries for instruction, and welcomed Sweek into her studio to work with clay, pastels and paints. Applying this knowledge of studio art, Sweek’s preferred medium became fiber.  

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Fiber Arts Jacket Workshop with Mary Sue Fenner
Mar
8
to Mar 10

Fiber Arts Jacket Workshop with Mary Sue Fenner

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Mary Sue Fenner will be back again this year for a three-day fiber art jacket workshop! Each student will make a unique jacket using a pattern fit to their body. Mary Sue will teach sewing and finishing techniques to create a one-of-a-kind wearable art jacket. Her trunk show jackets will be available to try on for inspiration!

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Beginning Weaving
Feb
13
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984.  She is a member of the Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg. She enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. She has taught weaving at the WMQFA, at the Midwest Weavers Conference, and for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc.  In addition to offering her fiber arts at Studio 6, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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Domestic Bliss
Feb
9
9:00 AM09:00

Domestic Bliss

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Sue’s passion is teaching and she brings to each of her classes a Fine Arts and Education background, over 25+ years of quilting experience, a sense of humor, design expertise and a commitment to help each of her students reach new levels of quilting excellence. She has authored four books, each brimming with fresh design ideas for free-motion quilting and has also designed several innovative marking tools - all to delight, intrigue and inspire. In addition to teaching at guilds and national shows across the country, her designs, books and tools have been featured in online TV and national and international publications. For more information about Sue, her classes, books and tools and to see samples of her work, visit www.SueHeinz.com.

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Take Two!-Simple Shapes
Feb
8
9:00 AM09:00

Take Two!-Simple Shapes

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Sue’s passion is teaching and she brings to each of her classes a Fine Arts and Education background, over 25+ years of quilting experience, a sense of humor, design expertise and a commitment to help each of her students reach new levels of quilting excellence. She has authored four books, each brimming with fresh design ideas for free-motion quilting and has also designed several innovative marking tools - all to delight, intrigue and inspire. In addition to teaching at guilds and national shows across the country, her designs, books and tools have been featured in online TV and national and international publications. For more information about Sue, her classes, books and tools and to see samples of her work, visit www.SueHeinz.com.

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Raised Iroquois Beadwork  (Sold Out)
Jan
26
9:00 AM09:00

Raised Iroquois Beadwork (Sold Out)

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Karen Ann Hoffman is a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. Her works are in the permanent collections of the: Smithsonian Institution -NMAI. The Wisconsin State Museum, The New York State Museum, Indianapolis Childrens' Museum, Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, MA, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS, and the Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Caverns, NY. Selected as a Wisconsin Master Folk Artist by the Wisconsin Arts Board Winter 2007.

Karen Ann's award winning Beadwork has been displayed at: Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Evanston, IL; Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Appleton, WI; The Neville Museum, Green Bay, WI; The Castellani Art Museum, Niagara Falls, NY; The Ukrainian National Museum, Chicago, IL. Karen Ann was a member of the Skanikwat Project, Nakuru, Kenya, Africa. The project, lead by Samuel Thomas, used tribal beadwork as a medium to foster peace across languages, races, religions, and continents.

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Layering: Transparent Fabrics and Handwork
Jan
12
to Jan 13

Layering: Transparent Fabrics and Handwork

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A highly skilled fiber artist, Heidi Parkes is a 2005 graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Active on social media, Parkes has 9,000+ followers on Instagram, and has her finger on the pulse of the contemporary fiber art world. She’s exhibited in museums across the country.  She’s a regular instructor at The Modern Quilt Guild’s QuiltCon, and at QuiltCon 2016, she won 1st place in handwork and 2nd place in improvisation, and in 2018 she won 3rd place for handwork. Learn more about her quilting, and listen to her podcast episodes at HeidiParkes.com

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Beginning Weaving
Jan
11
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Weaving

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About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984.  She is a member of the Cedar Creek Unique Collectibles in Cedarburg. She enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. She has taught weaving at the WMQFA, at the Midwest Weavers Conference, and for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc.  In addition to offering her fiber arts at Studio 6, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

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Alchemy in the Microwave with Mary Mendla
Mar
16
12:00 PM12:00

Alchemy in the Microwave with Mary Mendla

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Create beautiful, subtle color shifts along with permanent texture on silk in this beginner level workshop. We will use microwaves to heat set dyes and permanently texture silk scarf blanks creating one of a kind “Crinkle Scarves”. Two 14×72” scarves will be completed in this three hour workshop.

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