We start off with white fabric which is folded in half so the paint bleeds through and creates a coordinated backing piece
Students can paint any colours they like but most decided to stay with colours similar to my original.
While waiting for the fabric to dry we carved our window stamps and had a little play with them for practice as well as some stencils too.
Once the fabric is dry is it stitched into a tube and cut into strips which are then laid & then stitched together creating a city type layout
Window stamps are added then it is ready for more paint
Using my stencilled tree shape we then spray with more paint to soften the bottom of the quilt while creating a park like effect.
Everyone in the class got their quilt top finished and basted and some even started quilting in the workshop.
Here are some others done in Dorrigo last year.
As you can see it is a fun and easy workshop and the end results are amazing.
I am teaching this in a couple of weeks at Stitched N Framed in Port Macquarie and there are still some places left if you want to join in the fun.