All workshops have been specifically developed for learning via Zoom and focus on a different freeform piecing technique. The classes are standalone or you can pick and choose a series for your group. Please email me for my availability and rates.
In this introductory workshop, you will learn two versatile methods of piecing expressive fine lines and undertake improvisational design exercises to create small compositions. See the Serendipity Student Gallery – Line Dancing.
Tips and tricks for creating geometric shapes with freeform piecing: triangles, quadrilaterals and hexagons. Explore the design possibilities of repeating motifs and learn how to join irregular shaped blocks. (The content of this workshop overlaps with the in-person workshop Improvisation Plus! ) See the Serendipity Student Gallery – Geometricks.
Focus on the core technique of freeform piecing circular designs without pins and templates. It’s liberating and it’s FUN. After some skill-building exercises, students will start on their own compositions with confidence. See the Serendipity Student Gallery – FUNdamentally Circles
The X Factor
Apply the X factor to a layer cake of your favourite fabric range to create cross design projects. Discover the liberation of free cutting and curved piecing techniques.No rulers, no templates and no pins! Also suitable for solids and scrap-busting. See the Serendipity Student Gallery – The X Factor!
Learn an effective, improvisational strip-piecing technique to create new “fabrics” layer by layer and explore design possibilities for incorporating these strip sets into your own compositions. Indicative designs shown below.(The content of this workshop overlaps with the in-person workshop Strata Various! ) See the Serendipity Student Gallery – Strip Ease.
Learn with Brenda: Upcoming Workshops
Brenda is offering a live, interactive workshops at directly to students. Here’s the program for the balance of 2021. A full line up will be offered again in 2022:
- Geometricks: 10am-1pm Wednesday 15 September 2021
All dates are shown in Sydney time. Use the Time Zone Converter Tool to calculate the time at your location.