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Show 1206 - The Magical World of Mixed Media

Featuring: Lauren Vlcek

Posts On: March 11, 2013


Dollmaker, mixed-media artist, and TQS classroom teacher Lauren Vlcek enjoys combining her various talents to create one-of-a-kind mixed-media pieces. In this info-packed show, Lauren demonstrates how she uses her deconstructed crazy-quilt technique to make a small wall shrine, sharing tons of tips for fabric selection, pressing, decorative machine stitching, and embellishment along the way. She also shows how to insert a reverse-appliqué "window frame" in a pieced block background, and a variety of ways to employ the results. But that's not all: Ricky also shares tips for working with guild exchange blocks, and offers a few potential block suggestions (available on the TQS website).

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Links to the Artists:

Click here to go to Lauren Vlcek's website.

From Chapter One:

Ricky demonstrates how to use quilt blocks from various makers.

From Chapter Two:

Lauren Vleck (quiltmaker and doll maker) shares her journey and passion for doll and quiltmaking.

From Chapter Three:

Lauren demonstrates her unique technique for deconstructing crazy patch.

Click here for Robert Kaufman fabrics.

Click here for Décor Bond by Pellon.

Click here for Olfa cutters.

From Chapter Four:

Learn a reverse appliqué framing technique.

Click here to order the book Fabric Embellishing.

Click here for Superior Threads King Tut thread.

Click here for Inkjet Fabric sheets by Jacquard.

Click here for Cartwright sequins and beads.

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