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This is just too exciting!

We are getting ready for some pretty amazing visitors... and we mean, AMAZING VISITORS! The kind of patchwork royalty that make quilters weak at the knees. Yup, that kind of amazing!
Get ready because this is going to be awesome.

ANNA MARIA HORNER AND CAROLYN FRIEDLANDER ARE COMING TO TEACH AT AMITIE!!!!!




Excited?! We thought you might be.
These are going to book fast so MOVE. MOVE. MOVE!


BUILDING COLOUR PALETTES
WITH ANNA MARIA HORNER
SOLD OUT
12 pm - 4 pm
$150 per student
Afternoon tea provided


In this class, Anna Maria will teach student's how to switch up traditional colour conventions in order to develop individual and stunning palettes.
Anna Maria will discuss colour using the colour wheel, and how to translate this colour information to printed fabrics. Demonstrating how scale and proportion can be used to create new and interesting patchwork combinations. 
This class is ideal for anyone who wants to understand how to work intuitively with colour and print.

MOD COSAGE
WITH ANNA MARIA HORNER
SOLD OUT
10 am - 3 pm

$225 per student
Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided


Using the traditional Broderie Perse quilt as inspiration, Anna Maria will guide you through building your own modern bouquet. The traditional technique uses mostly hand applique, Anna Maria will share several approaches to achieving a gorgeous result with combos of simple patchwork, a little improv and some applique on the sides. A wonderful class to break free of traditional patchwork!


THE MAKING OF ME - LECTURE
WITH ANNA MARIA
Monday 21 November
6.30 pm - 9 pm
$60 per person
Refreshments provided


Designed to inform and inspire, this presentation is an autobiography about Anna Maria's path as artist and designer. A must see event including a slideshow and show-and-tell of handmade items (some that have never been shared online before)!

AERIAL GROVE
WITH CAROLYN FRIEDLANDER
Friday December 2nd
10 am - 3 pm
$225 per student
Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided.



This workshop has a strong focus on colour and composition. It also involves a small insight on needle-turn appliqué
Carolyn says she tends to enjoy projects that embrace a "more is more" type of attitude and this quilt is no exception. "I designed it to be an outlet for a variety of little bits. Each appliqué starts with just a 2 1/2″ square–so it’s quite perfect for including many of your favourite fabrics." she says.

FACING EAST
WITH CAROLYN FRIEDLANDER
Saturday December 3rd
10 am - 3 pm
$225 per student
Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided.



Combine appliqué, paper piecing and colour theory with this strip-friendly project.
Carolyn will walk you through the techniques involved as well as how to create your own colour story with this bold and versatile project.


TRUNK SHOW AND LECTURE
WITH CAROLYN FRIEDLANDER
Thursday December 1st
6.30 pm - 9 pm

$60 per person
Refreshments provided


Come along to hear Carolyn's journey into the quilt world and discover more about her beautiful quilts.
"Carolyn’s aesthetic draws on elements of art, architecture, and the history of quilt making. Through practice, education, and frequent experimentation, she explores these influences and others for fresh ideas that will contribute to both the present and future of the craft. The result is a unique array of patterns and tools for today’s sewists."


TO BOOK ANY (OR ALL!) OF THESE FANTASTIC EVENTS, PLEASE CALL THE SHOP ON (03) 9596 7225

Phone bookings only.
Places are limited.
Full payment must be made at time of booking.
Venues to be advised.
Amitie requires a full weeks notice on any cancellations for special workshops/events.


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HAPPY STITCHING

xoxo
The team at Amitie

PHOTO CREDITS AND QUOTES
Photos and quotes featured in this e-mail are from the following sources:
 http://annamariahorner.squarespace.com/ 
http://annamariahorner.blogspot.com.au/
http://carolynfriedlander.com/
http://blog.patsloan.com/2014/09/pat-sloan-my-featured-friend-carolyn-friedlander-.html

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