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Thread Art

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Color and texture dominate this art quilting class. Learn stitches and shading to make colors and patterns pop in your collage or portrait quilts.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 11 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Lola Jenkins
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Combine your love of color, fabric and design in Thread Art, an adventurous class for quilters who want a rainbow of hues on their fabric palettes. Fun-loving, make-no-rules art quilter Lola Jenkins will teach you her seven-step process to stitching vivid, textured images, including her signature stitch, "Lola's Wiggle." 

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet Lola Jenkins, who will teach you how to turn images into richly colored and textured art quilts.
2. Materials
3. Choosing a Photo
4. Line Drawing
5. Design
6. Transferring Your Design
7. Quilt Sandwich
8. Stitch Out
9. Color: Part 1
10. Color: Part 2
11. Gallery

Taught by

Lola Jenkins
Lola Jenkins
Lola's unique style and creativity have captivated audiences at the Houston Quilt Festival, on The Quilt Show and in Quilt Life magazine. She has also earned numerous quilting awards from the Central Oklahoma Quilt Guild.

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