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Click here to see the Logistics Page for details about classroom setup, travel needs, etc.
You're welcome to email or call 505-362-2675 with any questions. Thanks!
Fabric Landscape Decollage   (6 to 6-1/2 hour class plus lunch break, for all skill levels)

Create a beautiful landsape using fabric and fusibles, with no stitching! In this one-day class, you’ll complete an 11"x14" fabric landscape of your own design, ready to be framed. It will look like a painting – a “fabric painting”! No experience is necessary. Anyone can make these. With many chances to change your mind as your work evolves throughout the day, it’s easy and fun. These landscapes make wonderful gifts, since they can be designed in any style or color scheme. If you prefer, Debbie will show how to alter this technique, so your finished decollage can be quilted or stitched later, at home. Detailed handout included.  See more examples of this class on the Landscapes page.
        Price for groups up to 22: $525 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum:  $35 per person)
        Supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide everything except scissors for a materials fee of $20 per student.

Fabric Seascape Decollage   (4-hour class, for all skill levels)

Create a breathtaking underwater scene in fabric, using fusibles to make an 11”x14” fabric decollage that can be framed or stitched/quilted at home later, if you prefer. No templates or patterns are needed with these easy techniques. Learn how to use your rotary cutter to cut kelp in a free-form style – it’s easy! With their vibrant colors, the fish are “woven” through the kelp to give your seascape a 3-D look. They make great gifts, and it's a fun project to share with your kids and grandkids – they’ll love making “fishy” scenes! A detailed handout will be given. See more examples of this class on the Seascapes page.
Price for groups up to 22: $350 flat fee for 4 hours.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $30 per person)
A supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide everything except scissors for a materials fee of $16 per student.

Fabric Decollage Greeting Cards   (3 to 3-1/2 hour class, for all skill levels)

Learn to make one-of-a-kind greeting cards by fusing fabrics onto blank card stock, and embellishing them with Debbie's rubber stamps, inks and embossing powders, making 4 cards in class. No stitching is required and no experience is needed. These cards can be made for special occasions or as elegant note cards - your choice. They're even nice enough to be framed, for great gift ideas. Bet you can't make just one! Learn lots of tips and tricks in this class. A great way to use small fabric scraps. Handout included. See more examples of this class on the Cards page. (Click here to see photos from a recent Card Class.) Note: An Advanced Card Class is also available as shown on the Advanced Cards Page; please inquire. There is also an Abstract Card Class (no stamping & embossing, not using pre-printed motifs); samples are on Cards Page 3. The class fees are the same for all 3 card classes, but the optional materials fees may be different; please inquire.
Price for groups up to 22: $275 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $25 per person)
A supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide everything except scissors for a materials fee of $16 per student.
Fabric Decollage Jewelry   (3 to 3-1/2 hour class, for all skill levels)

Learn to create jewelry you’ll treasure for a lifetime! Imagine making pins, pendants and earrings using beautiful fabrics, fusible web and other adhesives. With no sewing, it’s easy and fast using Debbie’s quick-fuse techniques. You can make jewelry with new materials or recycle older costume jewelry into new. You’ll make two pins or pendants and two pairs of earrings (or any combination totaling four pieces). You’ll go home with finished jewelry! (This is not a beading class.) Handout included. See more examples of this class on the Jewelry page. 
Price for groups up to 22: $275 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $25 per person)
A supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide everything except scissors for a materials fee of $20 per student.
Stamping on Fabric   (3 to 3-1/2 hour class, for all skill levels)

Bring your own fabrics to class and use Debbie’s rubber stamps, stencils, inks, paints, paint sticks and markers to create unique pieces that will add pizazz to your quilts, wearables or decollage! Learn tricks for getting crisp, clear images that are permanent once heat-set, and enhance your fabrics even more with inks and markers for depth and shading. We’ll even do velvet embossing, and Debbie will provide the velvet! Detailed handout included. Everything provided except the fabric, or for an additional fee, she can provide a fabric kit also. See more examples of this class on the Stamped Fabrics page.
        Price for groups up to 22: $275 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $25 per person)
       Supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide everything including 2 yards of fabric for a materials fee of $28 per student.
Fabric Painting   (6-1/2 to 7 hour class, plus lunch break, for all skill levels)

Join the fun as you learn at least 14 techniques for painting fabric, including some that look like they’re airbrushed! You’ll leave class with approximately 4 yards of hand-painted fat quarter sized pieces, and no two will be alike. These paints are completely colorfast once they’re heat-set. No dye powders to mix either! We’ll experiment with scrunching, sun printing, mottling, sponging, stamping, pleating, tilting and splattering. We’ll twist and twirl, and do shibori too! We’ll even paint skies and water, experiment with masking and more. Detailed handout included. Easy techniques, no prior experience necessary. What a great way to make your quilts, wearables & decollages truly unique. Watch out – fabric painting can be addictive! See more examples of this class on the Painted Fabrics page. Optional: We can skip one or two painting techniques and add ice dyeing one or two pieces of fabric (scrunched method); please inquire for details.
Price for groups up to 22: $525 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $35 per person)
A supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide part or everything for a materials fee. (Please inquire for current price.) 
The Business of Fabric Art and Quilting   (3 to 3-1/2 hour class, for all skill levels)

Want the respect and income that you and your fabric creations deserve? Whether you want to sell your own fabric art, quilts, tools, patterns/books, techniques or services, or even a combination, it’s all covered here! Debbie shares lessons and resources gleaned from over 19 years' experience in the quilt and art fields, to help you avoid mistakes and achieve success! See below for the list of topics covered in this class. Incredibly detailed handout and resource list. There are so many ways to make your fabric passion both fun and profitable!
Topics include:
Setting Up Your Business; Presentation (artist statements, resumes, photography, portfolios); Teaching; Copyright Issues; Marketing (setting prices, networking, galleries/exhibitions, art/craft shows, websites, ebay, grants, working with agents and more); Promotional Materials (press releases, printing services, mailing lists/newsletters); Publishing Patterns & Books; Buying Supplies at Wholesale Prices; Selling Supplies or Fabric; Accounting/Taxes; Insurance; and lots of Resources.
        Price for groups up to 22: $275 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $25 per person)
        A 50+ page handout is available, optionally, at $6 each, to cover cost of printing.  
Lectures:

"Fabric Scraps Become Fine Art"   (this goes nicely with the Fabric Landscape or Seascape Class, Jewelry or Cards)
Stretching the boundaries of what can be done with fabric, Debbie encourages quilters and other fiber artists to see their work as fine art. She will show lots of samples along with slides, explaining how she “accidentally” developed her fusible technique and sharing how it doesn’t take any art training to create beautiful fabric decollage (a cross between decoupage and collage) without the time and planning required in quilting. Of course, stitching or quilting can also enhance these pieces. Not to replace quilting, but adding to it, this is a great way to work with all those leftover fabric scraps. Arrange them to create landscapes, underwater seascapes, or even abstract pieces. Add a mat and frame, and voilá, it’s fine art! This will open up a whole new world to fabric lovers – you'll never look at fabric the same way again!

"Silk Fusion"     (this goes nicely with the Silk Fusion Wallhanging or Silk Fusion Vessel Class)
Learn how to use loose silk fibers, and other fibers made from bamboo and even bananas, fusing them together to make your own unique "fabric". This lustrous Silk Fusion fabric can be used in quilts, fabric collage, wearables, bags and all kinds of crafts including 3-D vessels. Silk Fusion can be fused, stitched or quilted by hand or machine, though stitching isn't required. There is nothing quite like the intricate texture created by fusing fibers together in layers. The results are stunning! Debbie will have lots of samples to inspire and show you how to make this fun technique your own. She will also share resources for the fibers and textile medium/varnish, so you can try it at home.

“Fabric Painting – Easy Techniques with Eye-Popping Results!"   (also available as a class; see above description)
Join the fun as Debbie takes you through her specialty fabric painting techniques. See how easy it is to create your own one-of-a-kind fabrics, for quilts that sizzle! She will share her “soft skies” painting technique, along with many others including scrunching, sun printing, mottling, sponging, stamping, pleating, tilting, splattering, twist & twirl, shibori and landscapes. Learn lots of tips and tricks. Fabric painting is fun and anyone can do it! What a great way to make your quilts, wearables and other fabric art truly unique. Warning: fabric painting can become addictive!   (Note: This is not a messy demonstration! Lots of samples will be shown, and a presentation given showing each technique.)    

"The Business of Fabric Art and Quilting"    (also available as a class; see above description)
Want the respect and income that you and your fabric creations deserve? Whether you want to sell your own fabric art, quilts, tools, patterns/books, techniques or services, or even a combination, it’s all covered here! Debbie shares lessons and resources gleaned from over 19 years' experience in the quilt and art fields, to help you avoid mistakes and achieve success! See below for the list of topics covered in this class. Incredibly detailed handout and resource list. There are so many ways to make your fabric passion both fun and profitable!  (This lecture is a shortened version of the class above, but all the basics are covered. An extensive handout is available optionally, priced at $6 each to cover printing costs.)

Price for small groups (15 or less), 30-45 minutes: $150.
Price for large groups (unlimited attendees), 1 to 1-1/4 hours: $275 if booked with a class; $325 for lecture alone.


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Butterfly Bouquet/Butterfly Garden Wallhanging   (6 to 6-1/2hour class*, for all skill levels)

Create a beautiful floral bouquet adorned with butterflies, or leave out the vase and make an outdoor garden scene! Choose from lots of Debbie’s butterfly and dragonfly patterns, and different vase designs, then use fabric and fusibles to make them all uniquely yours. Make some of the butterflies 3-D, so they stand out, literally! You can bring large scale floral and leaf prints, or use Debbie’s designs to make your own. Depending on how many butterflies you want to make, you may choose to finish this at home or might be able to finish it in class. This 18”x24” wallhanging can be wrapped around a stretched canvas or quilted. (No quilting is done in class, so you don’t need to bring a machine!) A handout is included.  See more images of this class on the Butterfly Bouquet  page. 
        Price for groups up to 22: $525 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $35 per person)    
        Supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide everything except scissors & tweezers for a materials fee of $25 per student.
*Note: If you prefer, this can be a 1/2 day class, 3 to 3-1/2 hours, as a smaller 12"x16" Butterfly Garden Wallhanging (no vase) at $25 per student for small groups or a flat fee of $275 for large groups, with an optional $19 materials fee. See the Butterfly Gardens page.
Fantasy Fish Wallhanging   (6 to 6-1/2 hour class, for all skill levels)

Imagine an underwater paradise that you create using fabric and fusible web! With your choice of Debbie’s fish patterns, Fantasy Fish are fun to make. Make some of the fins, or even whole fish like the puffer or jellyfish, three-dimensional, so they really pop off the scene! Each one is unique, and no sewing is required. You can bring reef prints, or use Debbie’s reef designs to make your own. Depending on how many fish you want to make, you may choose to finish this at home or might be able to finish it in class. This 18”x24” wallhanging can either be wrapped around a stretched canvas or quilted later, if you like. A handout is included. See more images of this class on the Fantasy Fish pages.
        Price for groups up to 22: $525 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $35 per person)
       Supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide everything except scissors & tweezers for a materials fee of $25 per student.
Fabric Mandalas Wallhanging   (6 to 6-1/2 hour class, plus lunch break, for all skill levels)

Make a beautiful 18”x24” wallhanging with floating mandalas (circular designs) using fabric, fusible web and templates that are already printed onto freezer paper (no tracing!). Choose from lots of designs and colors, with many different kinds of fabric including sheers and metallics. Most designs can be streamlined, for fewer pieces to cut. Learn to make the most out of printed fabric so your mandalas look intricate but really aren’t! No sewing is required. Each student’s piece will be unique! Add a Swarovski crystal to the center of each mandala for extra sparkle, if you like. The finished piece can either be quilted later or wrapped around a stretched canvas, which Debbie will demonstrate in class. A handout is included. See more examples of this class on the Mandalas page.
        Price for groups up to 22:  $525 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum $35 per person)
        Supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide all except scissors & tweezers for a materials fee of $25 per student.)

Ice Dyeing on Fabric   (6-1/2 to 7 hour class, plus lunch break, for all skill levels)

Create your own unique fabrics by sprinkling dyes over ice covered fabric. So beautiful, similar to batiks, only better! First we'll prepare the fabrics in a soda ash solution, then the real fun begins. Bring any fabric (or scarves or t-shirts) made of natural fibers like cotton, silk, rayon, wool, bamboo or blends of these. Learn different ways to scrunch, twist, twirl, fold, clamp and your fabric to get different patterns. Choose your dye colors and watch the magic as the dyes melt over the ice! Wear old clothes and shoes, and we'll use masks and gloves for safety with the powdered dyes, but we'll also use liquid dyes. Detailed handout included. Easy techniques, no prior experience necessary. This is a great way to make your quilts, wearables and other fabric art truly special! See more examples of this class on the Dyed Fabrics page. 
Price for groups up to 22: $525 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $35 per person)
A supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide part or everything for a materials fee. (Please inquire for current price.) 
Suedes   (3 to 3-1/2 hour class, plus lunch break, for all skill levels)

Make two unique fabric pieces in class, bonding fabric motifs to suede matboard using fusible web, in any style or colors! Metallic fabrics will be fused around the edges, front and back, for an elegant finish. No stitching is required, and no experience is needed. These Suedes can be displayed on small easels, or Velcro strips can be added to the back for easy hanging -- it's your choice. They're nice enough to be framed, if you prefer, since they are a 5"x7" standard frame size. Such lovely inexpensive gift ideas, and what a fun way to use your fabric scraps! You'll learn lots of tips and tricks. A handout is included, so you can easily make more of these beautiful Suedes on your own. See more examples of this class on the Suedes page.
        Price for groups up to 22: $275 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $25 per person)
        Supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide all except scissors & tweezers for a materials fee of $12 per student.
Flying and Floating   (3 to 3-1/2 hour class, plus lunch break, for all skill levels)

Learn to use brocade or hand dyed fabric as a background with cotton & silk curcles and fabric motifs to make a gorgeous 11"x14" fabric decollage, in your choice of colors and styles! It's easy with Debbie's fusing techniques and her Scan-n-Cut machine that will help with your fabric cutting. The motifs can be fans, fish, pets or any fabric print that is small enough for the 11"x14" sized piece; you can even make an abstract piece if you like! It can be quilted later if you prefer, or you'll be shown how to wrap and staple it to a stretched canvas. A handout is included, for your reference when making more of these lovely fabric decollages. See more examples on the Flying and Floating page.
        Price for groups up to 22:  $275 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum $25 per person)
        Supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide all except scissors & tweezers for a materials fee of $19 per student.

Screen Printing   (3 to 4 hour class, for all skill levels)

Learn to print designs on fabric and wearables using different types of screens, including a screen you make in class and take home. It's easy, and the designs are perfect for quilts and clothing. Bring fabric and/or clothing, scarves, aprons, bags, anything made of fabric that you'd like to add designs to, as long as they can be laid out flat. Experiment with different kinds of paints, inks and even shaving cream to get spectacular results! Screen printing is fun for all ages and can be done indoors. No masks, but we'll wear gloves to keep paint off our fingers. Lots of tips and tricks, plus a detailed handout. This is a great way to make your quilts, wearables and other fabric art extra special. See more examples of this class on the Screen Printed Fabrics page. 
Price for groups up to 22: $275 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $25 per person)
A supply list is given, or optionally, I can possibly provide part or everything for a materials fee. (Please inquire for current price.) 
Silk Fusion Wallhangings  (6 to 6-1/2 hour class* plus lunch break, for all skill levels)

Create your own "fabric" using silk fibers/roving and other threads/fibers with textile medium. This technique results in the most lustrous one-of-a-kind fabric that can be used in quilts, fabric decollage, wearables and all kinds of arts & crafts projects. Silk Fusion can be fused, stitched or quilted, although stitching isn't required. We'll each make our own Silk Fusion fabric in the morning, taking it home later for a future project after it dries. Then in the afternoon, you'll choose one of Debbie's finished Silk Fusion fabrics and choose one of three styles to make your own unique wallhanging. Stitching is not required, but students can bring their sewing machines optionally, to add more texture and interest to this beautiful fiber fabric. Debbie will demo her stitching tips, simple sewing with no free motion required, and will also show how to make a facing (no binding) and how to wrap these wallhangings around canvas if you prefer not to stitch or quilt. A detailed color handout is included. See more examples of this class on the Silk Fusion pages.
        Price for groups of up to 22:  $525 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum $35 per person)
        A supply list is given; students bring fusible web, batting, background fabric and scissors, etc., and a $50 kit fee includes supplies 
        to make one Silk Fusion fabric for a future project, one pre-made Silk Fusion fabric to use in class, metallic and other fabrics, 
        a handout and lots of supplies, some of which students take home for making more Silk Fusion on their own.
*Note: This class can be also be split into two half-days, where students make the Silk Fusion fabric, then come back in a few days when it's dry to assemble the wallhanging. In this case, the kit fee would be $25, because they get 1 piece of Silk Fusion, not 2.
Click here to see the Logistics Page for details about classroom setup, travel, etc.

You're welcome to email or call 505-362-2675 with any questions. 
Thanks so much!
Silk Fusion Vessels  (4 hour class, for all skill levels)

Learn to make these exquisite vessels by choosing a vase then bonding silk and other fibers to it using a special varnish. Once dry, remove it from the vase and you have a beautiful Silk Fusion Vessel. Insert an electronic candle or fairy lights for a soft glow that really highlights the silk fibers. You'll have fun playing with dozens of fibers and choosing your favorites to make a one-of-a-kind vessel! These fibers are incredibly soft yet so strong when bonded together. Add Angelina fiber, Firestar, yarns, threads or other embellishments for sparkle if you like (included in the kit fee). The varnish does not make the vessel shiny or overly stiff, just sturdy enough to hold its shape. It will still be soft and textured and oh, so touchable. There's nothing else quite like it! Debbie will also demonstrate how to bond silk fibers to a glass vase permanently, as pictured on the bottom of the first Silk Fusion Vessels page. A detailed color handout is included, so you can easily make more vessels at home. They make great gifts! See more examples of this class on the Silk Fusion Vessels pages.
        Price for groups up to 22: $350 flat fee.   (Small groups, 8 minimum: $30 per person)
        Students bring a few old towels, a box and maybe a glass vase. A $27 kit fee covers everything else, including their choice of an
        an electronic candle or fairy lights. Each student goes home with a finished vessel, which will dry within a few days.