Fibre art workshops offered in Sorrento

Fibre Art Week at the Sorrento Centre, April 11-17

Sorrento Centre will be offering three separate workshops in April to encourage quilters and fibre artists alike to stretch their boundaries and explore some wonderful possibilities. Exploring Curves in Quilt Designs will be taught by Dianne Jansson, an internationally recognized quilt instructor from Pritchard. Jansson will teach various methods to successfully sew curves in your quilts.Kathy Kinsella will offer a workshop on fibre art landscapes. This course will help the participants to construct a landscape art quilt from fabric, and use a variety of surface design techniques to provide added interest in the features. A kit provided by the instructor will include hand-dyed cheesecloth, organza and specialty fibres.Marg Janick-Grayston is a United Church minister and a facilitator of silk painting retreats in Saskatchewan, and she will combine both meditation and the creative process of silk painting in this course. Time will also be spent reflecting upon what the silk painting process has to teach us about life.Fibre Art Week will be held April 11-17 in Sorrento Centre where accommodation and meals are also available for registrants. Call 250-675-2421 for more information or registration.

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