Preserving and Creating Memories in Fabric and Fiber

 With Artist Eileen Elliot

Date: Saturday July 15th, 2017

Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm

Location: 1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110

Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65
Materials fee: $8

Modern-day art quilt-making techniques can be applied to projects to give a chance to capture memories and create family keepsakes. You will learn a variety of ways to decorate and manipulate fabric which can be used for pillows, wall hangings, bags, picture frames and book covers. Incorporate a child’s drawing, include some lace from a special dress, or preserve a favorite photo. Replicate a line from a favorite book or letter. A variety of techniques will be demonstrated: photo transfer, fabric painting, appliqué, stencil, stamping, stabilizing knit/tee shirt fabrics, fabric deconstruction, chenille, couching and embellishment, etc. Applications of design principles through form, value, color and texture will be discussed as you work on your ideas and make a sampler of techniques that will be used for project completion.

Please bring a special keepsake or souvenir to include in your keepsake creation. Some examples include hotel brochures, travel journal, a drawing from your refrigerator door, or a couple photos for inspiration.

Register now! Class is limited to 8 participants and requires booking ahead of time.

Payment can be made by calling the Gallery at (503) 436-4426 or by clicking here!
Our regular Gallery hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm


                                                          Eileen Davis Elliott

Eileen has completed nearly a hundred art quilts and fiber art projects. She is also a poet, and acrylic and watercolor painter since her retirement as a psychologist. She delights in helping others explore their creativity and celebrate the aliveness that results from making things.

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*Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your workshop registration no less than 4 days prior to event date for a 100% refund. 3 to 4 days prior cancellation you may request a 50% refund. If you have to cancel after this period, a refund cannot be offered. Your registration fee is committed to class costs, and will not be refundable following the cancellation deadline.