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Registration now open for Two-Day Live-Stream Interactive Workshop April 17-18 with Sherri Lynn Wood.

ACQ Workshops

Workshops from our featured teachers provide an amazing opportunity to learn new techniques and expand your quiltmaking skills at a minimal cost. Payments are due with your registration.

See Workshop Policies below for details.

Upcoming Workshops

    • April 17, 2020
    • April 18, 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • online using Zoom
    • 77
    Register

    ACQ Virtual Workshop: Wedge Curve Improv Workshop with Sherri Lynn Wood

    Get Your Curve on . . . Online.

    Commit one step at a time, as you explore improv process and composition. Learn ruler-free, wedge-curve, and bias-strip piecing on the curve improv techniques.

    Our Wedge Curve Improv Workshop with Sherri Lynn Wood is going through its own improvisation. Sherri is excited to partner with ACQ to host her first live-stream online workshop. Registered participants will receive access to a resource page on Sherri's website with with everything they need to know to access the online workshop.

    During the first three hours of the workshop each day, you will be able to brainstorm and interact with Sherri as she demonstrates template-free curve piecing techniques and the improvisational process. There will be another optional two hours of free sewing each day if you want to stay online and interact directly with Sherri and other students as you sew.

    Plus you'll have full access to your fabric stash instead of wishing you'd brought it with you. Following the workshop all participants will be able to access a recording of the live-stream sewing demos for an additional two weeks in case you missed something or want a replay.

    Invite Sherri into your sewing space and spend two days with her and ACQ on April 17-18.

    Sherri Lynn Wood has been improvising quilts as a creative life practice for 30 years, and is considered a master at her craft. Her best selling publication The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters: A Guide to Creating, Quilting & Living Courageously (Abrams, 2015) provides scores, or frameworks, for flexible patterns and creative exploration, along with practical instruction in stitching techniques and color theory.

    ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

    Modern quilters probably all know Sherri's name and her teaching methods and theory about improv quilts. She was the featured instructor at QuiltCon in 2019. Cindy, ACQ's VP Programs 2020, saw her tape The Quilt Show and learned of her healing social work practices—this makes her work and improv practices even more meaningful. Those who get into her 2-day workshop will be very lucky. 

    Learn more about Sherri:

    SUPPLY LIST 

    ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS

    • to come

    SCHEDULE

    DAY 1
    Welcome, WHAT IS IMPROV Brainstorm Session: 40 MIN
    Break: 5 MIN
    Wedge Curve Demo, Bias-Strip Piecing on the Curve Demo: 75 MIN
    Break: 5 MIN 
    Centering: 10 MIN
    Sew Time - Sherri is available for individual questions: 60 MIN
    Group Show and Share Time: 15 MIN
    Optional Sew Time - Sherri is available for individual questions: 90 MIN

    DAY 2
    Welcome, Group Show & Share Time: 30 MIN
    Improv Curve Composition and Construction Demo: 90 MIN
    Centering: 10 MIN
    Sew Time - Sherri is available for individual questions: 60 MIN
    Group Show and Share Time: 15 MIN
    Optional Sew Time - Sherri is available for individual questions: 90 MIN

    NOTE: Because of the short time frame of this registration there are no refunds available for this workshop. 

    • May 15, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Holly's Quilt Cabin, 8210 S Holly St, Centennial, CO 80122
    • 18

    CANCELED 

    Sorry to announce this workshop has been cancelled. Those who registered will receive a full refund. 


    Layer fabric paint and stitching to make your own art quilt.

    Create a small art quilt with a beautifully original tree using a simple formula and interchangeable patterns. Explore layers of design and innovative stitching. Deborah will share several options for edge treatments and finishing techniques. Super fun, uncomplicated process and patterns make this a great project for enthusiastic beginners.

    Watch a short video about the Creativi-Tree workshop.

    ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

    Deborarh  Boschert

    Learn more about Deborah

    Supply List

2020 WORKSHOP POLICIES

TIME
Workshops start promptly at 10:00 am. Please arrive by 9:45 am so you have ample time to set up your machine and supplies. 

FEES
Unless otherwise noted full day workshop fees are: 

  • $50 Early Bird Admission for ACQ Members (paid in full 55 days prior to workshop)
  • $60 Regular Admission for ACQ members (available 54 days prior to workshop)
  • $70 Regular Admission Non-members (available 54 days prior to workshop) 

WAITLIST
A waitlist will be created if a workshop sells out. 

LOCATION
Most workshops will be held at Holly's Quilt Cabin at 8210 S. Holly St., Centennial, CO 80122. See individual workshop for details.

PAYMENT, CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY 
  • Any member or guest signing up to participate in a workshop sponsored by ACQ must make payment for the entire amount of the class enrollment fee at the time of registration.
  • The participant may cancel and receive a full refund if cancellation is received in writing to the current VP of Programs, Cindy Monserud, prior to 90 days in advance of the workshop.

  • If the notice is received after 90 days, the participant's fee will be retained by ACQ. However, the participant may arrange for another person to take their place at the workshop but ACQ will not be a party to the financial arrangements made between the parties.

NON-MEMBERS

  • All workshops are open to ACQ members initially.

  • Non-members interested in a workshop may register 56 days prior to the workshop when space is still available.

  • Non-members pay a slightly higher workshop fee.

  • You may wish to join ACQ in order to take advantage of early discounted workshop fees. 

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Contact Cindy Monserud, VP of Programs 2020.

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April 2020 will be the 3rd Thursday

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