Contemporary Art Quilts

Design and make a small contemporary art quilt using fabric scraps and larger pieces. Learn basic quilting techniques and more, touching on surface elements and dimensionality. Finish with new ideas, techniques and inspiration to continue your own work.

All levels, new and returning students are welcome.

Art Quilts

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Class Size


Age Range


Skill Level

All Levels




Please bring to class:

  • Sketch book and colored pencils or other drawing materials
  • Fabric scraps, at least 3 inches in either direction
  • Some larger pieces of fabric, fat quarters (18” x 22”) or similar size
  • Rotary cutter with good, sharp blade
  • Several #66 bobbins
  • Basic sewing kit including thread, scissors, pincushion, pins, needles, seam ripper, thimble

We supply sewing machines, but you may bring your own machine if you prefer.

Storage is very limited, so students must prepare to bring their materials and supplies to class each week.

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

Fall 2017

Section 1: 6 Fridays, 1–4pm
1F: Sept 29–Nov 3
Instructors: Beverly Arsem, Brenda Jones


Winter 2018

Section 1: 6 Fridays, 1–4pm
1W: Jan 12–Feb 16 (snow day make-up Feb 23)
Instructors: Beverly Arsem, Brenda Jones


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