Classes & Workshops
The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts offers lectures and classes for all adults, beginner to advanced, on topics including quilting, knitting, needle felting, beading, embellishment, fabric painting and dying, wearable art, rug hooking, basket weaving, paper making, mixed media art, hand appliqué, and machine appliqué.
- Sit and Sew In the Barn
Come Sit and Sew in the Barn! The museum opens the lower level classroom from 9:00 am to Noon on occasional Thursdays for all who are interested in sewing with others.
Members of the “Piece in the Barn” Club – please come to sew and/or share your efforts on the blocks you have learned.
No need to pre-register; just drop in! Bring one (or several…) projects you are working on and t…
- Piece In The Barn Club
Next Club Meeting is November 14, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
You’ve been asking for an educational block series, and we listened!
The WMQFA happily announces its first block education club, based on the popular book, “The Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt.” Members will get three hours of instruction by local experts Nora Rader and Grace Marko, followed by lunch and a docent-lead tour of the current WMQFA e…
- “Mosaic Tile Quilts” author Patricia Sanabria-Friederich visits Dec. 21
Sanbria will speak at 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. She will also be available to sign books, on sale at our Museum Gift Shop for $22.95. Her talk is free to the public.
Cedarburg quilter Patricia Sanabria-Frederich, a native of Costa Rica, has written a book featuring nine quilting projects inspired by beautiful mosaic tile floors of her native country’s historic churches, schools and other buil…
- Sample the Satisfaction of Weaving
Taught by master weaver Catherine Jautz Bailey. Two new dates offered:
Jan. 18 & Feb. 1, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Class fee is $60. A $20 kit fee will also be collected by the teacher on the day of the class (check or cash only)
Complete a small mat in a color of your choice in one lesson. You will learn to read a pattern, make a warp, thread a loom, choose a weft, weave an article, and secure ends. You w…
- A Menu of Modern
Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $49 (includes lunch and admission to “Modern Perspectives” exhibit in our Barn Gallery.
A day of lectures, trunk shows, panel discussion and lunch with four rising modern quilting rock stars: Jeni Baker, Jacquie Gering, Lee Heinrich and Faith Jones.
Schedule for the day:
10:00 a.m. Arrive at the museum and tour the “Modern Perspect…