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.
- Weaving Classes 2015
Taught by master weaver Catherine Jautz Bailey.
January 14 or March 21, 9 to 3:30 — (Beginning Class “Sample the Satisfaction of Weaving: Not Your Grandmother’s Rag Rugs!”)
Class Description: Catherine will help you to 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, chose a weft, weave an article,…
- Next Year’s Rummage Sale June 12-13, 2015
- Documentation Day: November 15
Saturday, March 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Calling all quilts (and hooked rugs) 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 arc…
- Star Catcher Machine Needle Felting
With Isabella Hoffmann
Thursday, Dec. 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fee is $90, which includes all felting supplies.
Create a beautiful 16” x 18” wool wall hanging by machine needle felting a winter scene of a Snowman couple decorating a tree with stars. Some of the stars have been plucked from Heaven, fallen on the snow and placed in a basket. Even the crescent moon is holding a star. Star Catcher is a brand n…
- Victoria Findlay Wolfe “Double Wedding Ring Workshop”
Coming January 10 & 11, 2015! $235
This is your opportunity to learn from the “master” in applying modern twists to this favorite classic pattern! Timed to the release of Findlay Wolfe’s new book on Double Wedding Ring improvisational quilts, you won’t want to miss this!
This class focuses on the 4-ring quilt shown below. We play, and manipulate our fabrics to f…