Branching Out with Rosalie Dace

The class was fabulous. Rosalie has the skill to bring out the best in each individual. There were no “cookie cutter” projects. The classroom felt “safe” to explore new ideas. The lighting in the studio was great! – Cheryl K.

It was on topic – lots of individual attention to help meet the specific needs of each person. – Ann Marie P.

We had another wonderful week with Rosalie Dace for her “Branching Out” workshop, where everyone was encouraged to find inspiration from trees. Students discovered the different shapes, patterns, lines, textures , colours and symbolism of trees while experimenting with design and using various piecing and appliqué techniques to make a beautiful quilt top IMG 1165
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Each day, Rosalie posted some inspirational quote to get the creative mind cells percolating! IMG 1168
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IMG 1183 Here is the happy crew at the end of the week posing on the back steps of the inn. As you can see in the background, the beautiful Fall foliage of upstate New York was surrounding the class all week. IMG 1187

Fabulous Facades with Gloria Loughman

Excellent instructor, wonderful person to know – bring her back!” – Joan S.

The fabulous Gloria Loughman was here to teach her workshop on constructing your vision of your favorite architectural motif. The first day was spent experimenting with color schemes and technique basics. IMG 1190
Then the real fun began, as each person started working on their own designs! IMG 1191
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IMG 1208 Halloween fun was had on the final night’s dinner on Friday, even though it wasn’t officially Halloween until Saturday. Our staff joined in the fun. This is “Wilma Flintstone” setting the dinner table with ghost napkins. IMG 1210
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