Dawn Heese is an author, pattern and fabric designer and award winning quilter. She has published 5 books with Kansas City Star and her latest book, published by Quiltmania, is printed in French and English. She designs quilt patterns under the name Linen Closet Designs. Her patterns have a vintage , folk art appeal.
Dawn’s work can be seen in magazines such as Quiltmania, Simply Vintage, Fons and Porter, Quilts and More, Quilter’s World and Primitive Quilts and Projects. She has taught in France and all over the US, sharing her love of applique and quilting.
|Working with Wool Trunk Show
Thursday, June 13 2:00 – 3:30 pm
This interactive trunk show will answer any questions you may have about working with wool. Quilts and projects of all sizes and styles will be shown to illustrate the various ways you can incorporate wool into your own projects. We will talk about stitch options and thread selections. Around 25 quilts will be shown.
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff – Quilting with Big Stitch
|Honey Hill Farm Wool Applique
Friday, June 14 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Create your own Honey Hill Farm in easy wool applique. In this workshop you will learn everything you need to know about wool applique. We will cover all the different thread and stitch options. You will leave this class with the skills needed to move on to any project you have on your list next. Beginner to advanced welcome! Pattern will be provided at no additional cost.
Fabric and wool requirements are for making the entire quilt.
Gray/tan woven for background- 1 ½ yards
Red cotton print for borders- ¼ yard total
Brown plaid for borders- ½ yard
Assorted Red- 12” x 12” total
Brown- 8” x 8”
Black- 5” x 6”
Assorted Green- 9 ½” x 14” total
Cream – 2” x 6” 2 ½” x 17” total
Assorted Blue- 5” x 14” total
Assorted Gold- 1
Tan check for apron- 3 ½” square
White for net- 2” x 4 ½”
Black/gold check for bees and trim on net- 2 ½” x 5 ½”Additional Supplies
Scissors- paper and fabric
Applique pins or glue
Chenille needle size 24
Embroidery floss in colors to match wool
Rotary cutter, mat and ruler
Rowan Hand Applique
|Honey Hill Farm Punch Needle
Saturday, June 15 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Punch needle is making a strong comeback because it is so fast and easy. In this class we will cover everything you need to know about punch needle from different types of punch needle tools to types of threads and finishing ideas. You will get the pattern and the weavers cloth to make the class sample at no additional cost.Supply List:A Punch needle of your choice with the threader
Small sharp scissors
10” locking hoop
Sharpie or pigma pen
Valdani 3-strand floss in the following colors:
O540, P5, O519, 200, O533, O538, 2 BALLS OF M93