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.
- Quilter’s Square workshop at the Milwaukee Art Museum
Quilter’s Square: A Quilting Sampler Workshop is a collaboration between the WMQFA and the MAM. This program takes place on Saturday, March 8, from noon to 4 p.m. at the MAM.
Inspired by the quilts on view in the exhibition Uncommon Folk: Traditions in American Art, try a variety of quilt-making techniques with members of the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts (WMQFA), in fifty-min…
- Documentation Day March 15, 10-4
Calling all quilts and the people who love them! Help us save the stories in the stitches by bringing your precious family heirlooms (or modern creations) to Documentation Day at the WMQFA’s farmstead. For just $5, we will record the history of the quilt, create a detailed description, take a digital image, and save this information in our archives.
We will include your quilt in an online database,…
- A Day to Give Back
Saturday, May 3
Inspired by our current exhibit, From the Heart, the museum invites you to give back by creating a variety of fiber arts which will be donated to local charities. More details to follow.…
- Four Seasons Yurt Challenge
The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts is seeking quilted wall hangings for our yurt. A yurt is a portable, circular dwelling on a collapsible framework, traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia.
WMQFA first exhibited the current quilted panels and yurt in 2011. Since then, it has been featured at the AQS Quilt Show in Des Moines, the International Quilt Market and Festival in H…
- Strawberry Challenge 2014
Strawberry Festival dates: June 28-29, 2014
All fiber artists are invited to participate! Celebrate Cedarburg’s Strawberry Festival by creating your own fiber arts creation, using our “challenge” fabrics (plus some of your own). Our Museum Gift Shop is now selling Challenge Packets, which include 2 yards of fabrics, 45-inch-square of bamboo batting, plus contest entry fo…