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My Year of Design - Introduction

Path to the Lighthouse

This version of My Year of Design is over. Please go to MYoD2015 to read about the second edition of My Year of Design! Moreover, we will shortly publish a book with all MYoD2014 exercises, interviews with some of the participants and some bonus material.

What My Year of Design offers:

Short exercises to push your creativity and learn new design techniques

Gallery for My Year of Design results

Online discussion with the Quilt around the World team and other MYoD participants

For all Quilt around the World paying members and special members (e. g. IBS2 participants)

Book Signing with Michaela Mosmüller

Book Signing with Michaela Mosmüller

A while ago, the Austrian textile artist Michaela Mosmüller did a book signing for her first book "Wandelbares Element Wasser" ("Multifaceted Element Water"), published in co-operation with Quilt around the World at the Quilthouse Purgstall in Austria. The English version will be published in 2016. 

Textile Remembrances, Munich (DE)

Date: 
21. February 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Munich, Germany
Event Type: 
Workshop

This workshop intends to make remembrances visible, to get them out from cupboards and drawers out into the light. A textile picture will emerge from old doilies, lace or handkerchiefs. Fabrics will set colourful accents.

Teacher: Heidemarie Mönkemeyer

Textile Remembrances
Description: 

This workshop intends to make remembrances visible, to get them out from cupboards and drawers out into the light. A textile picture will emerge from old doilies, lace or handkerchiefs. Fabrics will set colourful accents.

Teacher: Heidemarie Mönkemeyer

www.wort-und-faden.de

The workshop will be held in German and can be booked via

quilt-und-textilkunst.de

Venue:

Quilt Et Textilkunst

Sebastiansplatz 4

80331 Muenchen

Germany

Textile Remembrances

Heidemarie Mönkemeyer

Heidemarie Mönkemeyer

Heidemarie Mönkemeyer is not a stranger to us here at Quilt around the World - after all, she participated in our first International Block Swap. Her IBS1 block apart, Heidemarie  doesn‘t see herself as a quilter but took part in IBS1 because she found the idea so interesting....

Worte für mich (Words for me), Bremen (DE)

Date: 
27. September 2014 (All day) - 28. September 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Bremen, Germany
Event Type: 
Workshop
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Give words your own expression with needles and thread, fabric, lace and colours. Embroidery, sewing, writing, printing by hand - a journey with known materials to interesting textile shores. You are cordially invited. A workshop at the Forum Mola-Kunst in Bremen (Germany) with and by Heidemarie Mönkemeyer.

The workshop will be held in German.

Worte für mich, Heidemarie Mönkemeyer: Mut (Courage)
Description: 

Workshop „Worte für mich“ (roughly translated as "Words for me")

Teacher: Heidemarie Mönkemeyer

Give words your own expression with needles and thread, fabric, lace and colours. Embroidery, sewing, writing, printing by hand - a journey with known materials to interesting textile shores. You are cordially invited. A workshop at the Forum Mola-Kunst in Bremen (Germany) with and by Heidemarie Mönkemeyer.

The workshop will be held in German.

www.wort-und-faden.de

Please bring along:

Colours and pens will be provided by the teacher who will charge a small fee according to consumption. Please bring threads, fabrics, lace and sewing accessories to the workshop.

Venue:

Forum Mola-Kunst

Schwachhauser Heerstr. 268 a

28359 Bremen

Germany

Making Our Mark

Date: 
8. March 2014 (All day) - 29. March 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Munich, Germany
Event Type: 
Show
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Seven artists from the UK will show their works at Quilt Et Textilkunst in Munich. Claire Benn, Karen Farmer, Claudia Helmer, Claire Higgott, Daline Kiff-Stott, Susie Koren, and Leslie Morgan are ViewSeven. Pattern and textile drawings are their focus and they use a multitude of tools and processes to create abstract art....

Description: 

Seven artists from the UK will show their works at Quilt Et Textilkunst in Munich. Claire Benn, Karen Farmer, Claudia Helmer, Claire Higgott, Daline Kiff-Stott, Susie Koren, and Leslie Morgan are ViewSeven. Pattern and textile drawings are their focus and they use a multitude of tools and processes to create abstract art.

Opening night: 07 March 2014, 6 pm

Venue:

Quilt Et Textilkunst

Sebastiansplatz 4

80331 Muenchen

Germany

MYoD - Week 05 - juhu

MYoD - Week 05 - juhu

User name of the quilter: juhu

Name of the exercise: Line Drawing Mystery Part I

Layered Leaves I (Book Cover)

It is widely acknowledged in the quilting world that keeping a sketchbook is a very good idea. In the best case, this sketchbook travels with you everywhere and is the last thing you “speak” to in the evening and the first to be told about your dreams when you wake up in the morning. It is evident that a confidante of such importance must be adequately dressed.

Feeling autumn already creeping up on us from every angle, we thought that falling leaves would be a very nice motif for our book cover. But as we are still a little reluctant to accept that summer is preparing for its final curtain of this year, we chose leaves in funky colours and gave them an interesting and multi-facetted environment.

The result is a surface which doesn’t reveal all its layers at once. The colour play fools the eye of the onlooker and only at second glance is it evident that the background fabric is actually black... (18 August 2011)

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