Teaching Schedule

1 Jan
Would you like to book a workshop
If you would like to enquire about booking a workshop, the please give us peter and juliea call (0432664420) or email (sales@haddrickonfabric.com.au) to work out a project for your group. Web-Rajah   We look forward to hearing from you.     Julie and Peter  
24 Jun
Make it Modern Design at Coffs Harbour NSW
redgreen arcFollow your interests to develop skills for  designing your own modern quilts. Julie Haddrick provides many starting points; quick, easy art exercises that encourage playful idea generation and original thinking. green flowerUse unique colour choices, original photos, collage, sketching and learn different ways to develop your own new designs
  • Location: Coffs Harbour
  • Level: All levels
  • Date: 24/6/2019
    Monday June 24 to Wednesday June 26
  • Contact person: Heather Eyers
  • Contact email: heather.eyers@gmail.com
29 Jun
MINI MODERN IMPROV; EXPLORE FRAMEWORKS at Grafton NSW
Introdction to improvisational techniques that ‘break the rules’ and encourage spontaneity and freedom… Sound a little scary? As vague as this sounds, there are a multitude of ways to construct, using improvisational processes and in this class, a number of these ‘frameworks’ will AI CURVED BLOCKS webbe explored. In creating free form, the mind can ignore quilting rules and the rotary cutter becomes your expressive tool. Cutting fabric, playing with colour, exploring space, varying shapes and disrupting formal quilting order will connect ideas whilst lots of creative playing occurs with your scrap stash fabrics. The sample blocks illustrate some of the frameworks to try, AI CIRCLES webMini Modern improvisationincluding  block building , crisscross, curves, strippy layers, strip piecing, stitch and flip, splicing; insert and slice, accent strips/blocks, chain pieced blocks ,lazy log cabins and organic  circles. Set into large spaces, these mini modern technique blocks could be the start of a much bigger quilt.
6 Jul
Stitching Natures Watercolours at Dorrigo NSW
Painted Natures DelightJulie will share her Visual Art teaching expertise with you, as painting on fabric is more than tracing and adding colour. Julie appreciates the growing interest for art quilters to share stories of fragile ecosystems, depleting wildlife populations or just nature’s beauty. Enjoy practice exercises to explore colour, shading and tone, painting light and shadows, wash and layering of colours, backgrounds, brush use and painting techniques. The stitching begins on day two, with the fabrics ironed and stabilised andbaby blue jay unlike thread painting, stitching does not cover the surface, rather it enhances with lines, gives highlights and adds delicate details and subtle embellishment to focal points. Projects are about A3 size and will be blocks only