Surface Design Sampler

Master and combine a variety of two- and three-dimensional design techniques, creating surfaces to use in quilts, hangings, sculpture and clothes. Dye, paint, stamp and stencil, then add thread, wire, beads, buttons and other embellishments. Use fusible interfacing to contain fibers, scraps and objects, and learn how to manipulate fabric to create volume and texture. Limit 6 students

Course Number


Class Size


Age Range

17+, teens by permission

Skill Level

All Levels




Please bring to the first class:

  • Materials fee: $15 payable in class
  • 4 pieces of white or unbleached cotton or linen, pre-washed. Sizes:  12"x12" or fat quarters (18"x22")
  •  Also, 4 pieces white canvas, same sizes as above
  • Smock or apron to wear, to protect your clothes
  • Rubber gloves
  • If you have linoleum block printing supplies, please bring them. Otherwise, we will have supplies for students’ use.

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

Summer 2017

Section 1: 2 Sundays, 10am–3pm
1M: Jul 16 & 23, 2017 (Please note date change from printed catalog)
Instructors: Beverly Arsem, Brenda Jones