Friday, October 9, 2009

Teacher Velda Newman

The next teacher on our roster is Velda Newman.

Velda Newman is an internationally recognized contemporary quilt artist, author and lecturer from Northern California. Known for her large scale, mostly organic designs, Velda creates original quilts of exceptional beauty and craftsmanship. For the past 18 years Velda's work has appeared in many national and international exhibitions and has been featured in over 30 publications, including Quilter's Newsletter and Threads magazine. She lives in Northern California and is the mother of 4 and the grandmother of 10.

To learn more about Velda and see some of her work just click here to go to her website.
She will be teaching 2 classes:
Texture and Form 1: A 1 day technique class.Description: Nature is an endless source of beauty and inspiration. With this in mind, learn how to get rid of "flat" appliqué. Students will learn to create texture and form using machine techniques.
Quick and Easy Painting Technique: Description: Paint offers endless opportunities for creating special effects on fabric. Learn how to add color and give the illusion of shape, shadow and form to a flat surface.
Happy quilting!

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