bald eagleJulie 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. She provides coloured handouts, patterns etcstitching-natures-watercolours


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 2, with the fabrics ironed and stabilised and unlike thread painting, stitching does not cover Stitching-Nature-2the surface, rather it enhances with lines, gives hilights and adds delicate details and subtle embellishment to focal points. Projects are about A3 size and consist of blocks only