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Snyder's Sewing Center

Thread Painting with Joyce Hughes

In this two day class you will start with a beautiful panel to create a piece of art. You will learn the proper steps of Dimensional Thread Painting and find it to be a fun and creative technique. Explore the various thread selections, setting up your machine for stitching techniques with free motion quilting or zig-zag and straight stitching, bobbin work and embellishing with netting and crystals. See the fabric come to life as you sew and layer the threads on top of your design. You will use thread as paint -sew with different types of threads and color combinations. Learn how to create interesting texture and dimension to your quilting project. You will leave with a full knowledge of Dimensional Thread Painting and create a one of kind piece of art!
Techniques taught: free motion quilting, dimensional thread painting, overlay application, crystal embellishment, bobbin work and more!
Instructor Name:
Joyce Hughes
Instructor Bio:
Joyce is an amazing award winning fiber artist that uses her domestic sewing machine to create breathtaking fabric panels and quilts using raw-edge applique, thread painting and other various embellishment techniques.

Amazingly, her first art quilt, "Mother's Day", was entered into a National Show and won a Blue Ribbon. This has led to numerous awards, recognition and opportunities in the quilting world. One proud accomplishment of Joyce's, in October 2012, she was selected as "McCall's Quilt Designer 2012 - Professional Category" for McCall's Quilting Magazine.

Currently, Joyce has a new book, "Creating Art Quilts with Panels" - working with fabric panels to create dimension and texture with threads and embellishments- creating a style of her own! Joyce loves to teach and share her tips. One of her greatest accomplishments is when a student creates their own art work following Joyce's technique of Dimensional Thread Painting!

Thread Painting with Joyce Hughes

$ 199.00
Includes fabric and thread kit