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.

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  • Weaving Classes 2015Catherine 288x200

    Taught by master weaver Catherine Jautz Bailey.  
    March 21 (this class has filled), 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 a…
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  • Documentation Day: March 21DocDay 300x275

    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…
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  • Wearable Art Wow!Jackets on Chairs 288x288

    Fashion Show and Luncheon featuring the creations of Mary Sue Fenner.  
    Friday, February 13, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  $50 per person – Only $35 if you are a museum member!
    Treat yourself to a very special Valentine gift with this inspiring program! Get an up-close look at 40 to 50 of Mary Sue’s special jackets, pass them around and even try them on!  These unique jackets include hand woven f…
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  • Color College with MaryJo BuschColor Collage 288x288

    Saturday, March 14, 2015, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;  Fee is $50 per student
    MaryJo Busch teaches you how to use a color wheel to help students better choose and use colors in creating quilts.  Class begins with a lecture/PowerPoint presentation and trunk show.  Next students get started on cutting some strips and creating blocks, including stitching at least one block, beginning with the easiest color co…
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  • Caryl Bryer Fallert-GentryCaryl_2013Portrait_4k

    March 25 at the WMQFA:  Two very special programs, featuring renowned quilter Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry!
    Gallery Talk:  ”30 for 30″ inspirations, 10:00 a.m. in the Barn Gallery  
    $15 per person.  Caryl shares how she got started in quilting 30 years ago and talks about the 30 new quilts in her special exhibition, which she has made to celebrate. Caryl’s whole creative proc…
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