09 February 2018

Textile art workshops with Laurie Swim in historic Lunenburg NS

Learn new skills and be inspired by artist, teacher and author Laurie Swim, while soaking in the atmosphere of historic Lunenburg NS

Dublin Shore by Laurie Swim, example for 5-day workshop 

Choose from four different workshop programs ranging from one to five days:

Tips and Tricks for Art Quilts (1-day)

This workshop explores approaches and techniques to achieve effective landscape scenes with textiles. 
Level: All levels. Limited to 8 participants.
$125 + tax | Dates: June 23 (full) and August 25

By the Sea (1-day)

In this workshop students create a coastal scene in fabric, first learning a step by step technique for "building" a cape-style house, then exploring a range of techniques to create the surrounding land and seascape. 
Level: All levels. Limited to 8 participants.
$125 + tax | Dates: June 24 (full) and August 26

From Start to Finish (5-day)

This week-long workshop will provide opportunity for instruction, critique and guidance on an individual basis to enable participants to create, finish and mount an original art quilt.
Level: Intermediate to advanced. Limited to 4 participants.
$630 + tax includes some materials
Dates: Sept 10-14 and Sept 24-28

Blossom Time (1-day)

Participants will use an original Laurie Swim pattern to create either an apple tree in blossom or a maple tree in fall glory, learning a few innovative sewing techniques along the way.
Level: All levels. Limited to 8 participants. 
$125 + tax | Date: October 13

For more details and information about how to register, check out  laurieswim.com/workshops.

To see examples of Laurie's work visit laurieswim.com.

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