Online Courses

Fused Raw-Edge Applique Portraits

mother-childYou have a collection of photos of cherished family members, dear friends, and interesting people you’ve met along the way, and a love of fabric. Combine the two to make realistic fabric portrait quilts. Let me teach you my award winning techniques for translating photo into fiber. Don’t be intimidated as I break down the process in easy to follow steps that will allow you to master fused, raw-edge applique portraits using fat-quarter fabrics for your first project. Create portrait quilts that will be prized holiday, anniversary, and birthday gifts, or artwork for your own home. Sign up now at Craft U Fused Raw-Edge Applique Portraits

Thread Painted Portraits

siblings-portraitBring your favorite images to life with me in this extensive online course. You will begin with exercises to learn blending and shaping techniques with thread. Then, learn how to place light and dark threads to create contours and shadows. Finally, working from a printed image, or a fused fabric base that you have created, apply stitching to create a life-like image that appears to pop from the fabric surface. I share my tricks and tips for using shapes and lines to create features, such as eyes and mouths that are true to life. Follow my step-by-step instructions and you too can create thread-painted portraits! Sign up now at Craft U Thread Painted Portraits

Pet Portrait Quilts


Sign up now:  Pet Portrait Memory Quilts Course