Mandalas are a fun trend in quilting today. In this workshop, look at ways to build these beautiful designs using symmetry, starting with a doodle.
Instructor: Handi Quilter Instructor, Lori Brothers
Date: Saturday, May 28
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM
Location: Sandy Store
Skill Level: Advanced
Objective: Learn skills needed for building a foundation for confidence in creating intricate and beautiful mandala designs
- Tools & techniques to build the foundation of the mandala
- Understanding symmetry & design
- Safely marking – going from doodle to design
- Understanding how the “inside” (batting) affects the end result
- Tensioning for both sides of the quilt
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