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Color Sense Class - Aurifil

Annieʼs most popular Workshop!

Every quilter thinks that they have a problem with color – when in fact, they need to know more about fabric. Learn exactly what draws the eye to interesting designs and patterns in quilts to give them life. We discuss keys to effective fabric selection in this workshop, apply hands-on design exercises, and make a quilt applying everything you learn.
The first day is Building Your Color Sense, a no-sew, hands-on workshop with a slide show about quilts and color standards, a hands-on demo where we play with fabric, and students build paste-ups from their stash. Learn to apply design rules to choose fabrics for quilts, enhancing your own color and fabric intuition. Students create a resource binder that they will use again and again.
The second day, you compose an eye-popping quilt, The 1:10 Quilt, using a single block pattern and ten fat-quarters! The block used for this exercise is a magical block that changes design based on where you place your fabrics. Each block is totally unique and canʼt be repeated!
As a part of the quilt making experience, you also learn precision piecing, using one little essential notion.
Understanding the points taught in this workshop will make all the difference in your future quilts.


Cancellation Policy

Thank you for signing up for a class at Not Your Mama’s Quilt Store. Due to the high number of late-notice cancellations, our cancellation policy has been updated:

  • In the case that you are unable to attend the class, you must cancel at least 5 days prior to class date for a FULL refund.
  • If you cancel 4 days prior to class, there is a 50% forfeiture fee deducted from your class fee. You may choose to transfer to another class if available, with a $20 transfer fee plus additional registration fee if applicable.
  • If you cancel less than 3 days prior to class, your class fee is 100% forfeited. Transfer to another class is not available with less than a 3 day cancellation.


Class over lunchtime?  Feel free to bring a lunch or take a break to grab takeout at one of the neighboring restaurants in our plaza.
Please see supply list.
Instructor Name:
Annie Smith
Instructor Bio:
I'm more than just a pretty face.I am a Quilter.I design quilts and have my own Pattern Publishing company. I've had my quilts published in Mark Lipinski's Quilter's Home magazine (and wrote articles, too). I won Best of Show at the California State Fair for Crazy Quilting. I am a national and international Quilting Instructor to Guilds, Quilt Shops, Quilt show venues and Online. I teach at places like Smoky Mountain Quilt fest, Utah Quilt Guilds Quiltfest, International Quilt Market and John C. Campbell Folk School. And, I do my own retreats.I am a BERNINA Ambassador. I am an Aurifilosopher. I am the Quilt Police (aka: Quilt Judge). I am a Podcasting Quilter. I created the first podcast for Quilters in 2005, Quilting Stash. I've done over 220 podcasts since then and I'm still going.You can find the podcast iTunes and listen any time. I am a C&T Author. I am an Iquilt Instructor and an Annie's Craft Store instructor. I am a Quilt alumni. Episode #209.My expertise is Machine Applique and the Art of Color/Fabric Selection.

Color Sense Class - Aurifil

$ 125.00
Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
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