The modern quilting movement is evolving and changing, but one thing remains consistent: simple, spare design combined with thoughtful quilting make an outstanding combination. David will present his process for coming up with simple graphic quilt designs, starting with stitched paper models (called maquettes). Examples of how to translate an architectural photo into a quilt design will be shown with samples of mini quilts created using this process. The techniques are also great for making unique modern quilt block designs. There will also be a discussion about walking foot quilting and how to break free from "stitch-in-the-ditch."
More About David
David is a quilt designer and instructor, graphic designer, artist, and creative coach, living on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula of Washington State.
He has been knitting and sewing since childhood. In recent years he has enjoyed creating his own textiles through dyeing and painting and incorporating these fabrics into quilts and wall pieces with a modern twist.
Since 1999, he has also been a professional print and collage artist. He has an an independent graphic design business, and since 2005 has dedicated to exclusively helping nonprofit organizations with their branding, websites and print collateral.
David offers workshops and lectures on quilting projects and design techniques, fabric printing, artist branding, and advancing your own creativity. He also offers one-on-one coaching, branding, and design consultation for creative people of all types
Check out his website at davidowenhastings.com
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