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 Class August 20
Taught by master weaver Catherine Jautz Bailey.
August 20 (Advanced Class — Overshot Weaving)
Class fee is $75. A $25 kit fee will also be collected by the teacher on the day of the class (check or cash only). Registration deadline is August 10.
Overshot is an advanced weaving technique that uses two shuttles to produce more intricate patterns. An overshot pattern may employ a combina…
- Next Year’s Rummage Sale June 12-13, 2015
- Documentation Day: November 15
Saturday, November 15, 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…
- Knitted Witch Project
June 1 — Sept. 1
The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts invites all knitters – beginners through experienced – to participate in creating a friendly witch to grace our lobby this Fall (in time for our “Sheared Delights” exhibit, all about wool). Crocheters and felters can contribute, too!
Beginners of all ages can come to the museum during our special “Witching Hours” to le…
- Chris Lynn Kirsch Workshops
Saturday, August 23 — Two workshops!
Join this popular Wisconsin quilting teacher for a day of techniques and fun! Chris’s award-winning quilts have been displayed throughout the world, including AQS Shows, IQA Festival in Houston, Quilt Expo Europa, and the World Quilt & Textile Show in Christchurch, New Zealand. Having had no formal art training, Chris understands th…