Monday, 19 December 2016

Teaching at the New Zealand National Quilting Symposium October 2017

Today I can finally announce details of my teaching schedule at the NZ Quilting Symposium in Christchurch, 5 to 10 October, 2017.

The 110 page catalogue of classes and information has been shipped to all who have registered.

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What a buzz to be amongst this teaching faculty!

My classes are listed on page 45.

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I will be teaching my 7th Jane Austen design called "Lambton" over three days of workshops.  

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This will give plenty of time for me to demonstrate and teach all of my techniques for hand appliqué and English paper piecing. 

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Students will make progress on the centre of the quilt and make samples for lots of the other pieces.

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I will also be teaching my quilt called "Henrietta" over a two day workshop. This quilt was inspired by two antique quilts. My quilt was completely machine pieced and appliquéd.

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The first day will be spent making machine pieced blocks, learning many quick and accurate techniques.

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The second day will be spent learning machine appliqué techniques. You can opt to undertake the appliqué using the fusible method with hand buttonhole stitch or needle turn by hand.

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Some of my students pieced the centre blocks of the quilt and omitted the appliqué, choosing to add a couple of floral borders instead (OK, cheating is allowed!)

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It is not too late to register.  Go to http://www.quiltsymposium2017.org.nz.

I hope you will join me for one of these classes.  Please email me if you have any enquiries on Kat.had@bigpond.com.



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