It’s hard to believe The Academy of Applique has come and gone:( For me, it’s a little like Christmas, I spend the whole year preparing and looking forward to this wonderful event, and then poof!….it over very quickly. Without a word of a lie, I had the best students…eager to learn, easy to teach and just super nice and friendly people, which can be said about everyone who attended this past Academy. The fact that everyone loves to applique as much as I do is a bonus!
Here are some pictures from both classes. I would have taken more pictures in the second class, but I was laughing so hard most of the time:) We had a blast!
First, it is just a lovely time of year for us Canadians to get an early taste of Spring. This was the view outside my room.
The food is awesome, and if you follow me on Instagram @simplebirdstudio you will know what I am talking about. I posted more photos of food than quilts. The desserts….amazing!
At the beginning of my class, I tell my students that with a bit of practice their work can look just like mine. And the work that both classes accomplished did not prove me wrong (yes that is another way of saying I was right…their pieces looked just like mine). That is what I love so much about Prepared Edge Applique.
Is it mine or is it a student’s flower? It’s a student’s!! After just one lesson!Scrumptious!!Almost finished!
Although I offer kits for the classes, I am always happy to see the project in another colorway. So inspiring!
Nice big classroom and plenty of room to spread out.
I mean…really spread out! This class was smaller, so everyone had a table to themselves.
Me…taking a bit of a coffee break:)
Til next time….