Coles County Arts Council
Promoting the Arts in Coles County Since 1984
This public exhibition showcasing the work of Coles County Arts Council member artists was held in the main floor galleries of the Link Art Gallery in Paris, Illinois. An Opening Reception with light refreshments was held Friday, September 3, 2021, from 5:00 – 6:30 pm.
Face It: Collage for Fabric Portraits
A Quilting Workshop with Jamie Willis
Draw, cut, collage, stitch and sew to create a whimsical portrait, self-portrait, or maybe your alter ego. In this workshop we will walk through basic facial proportions and features, sketch a whimsical portrait, cut pieces from fabric, fuse, then stitch using raw edge appliqué on the sewing machine. The finished piece can wrap a canvas, hang as an art quilt, or become a pillow.
Basic supply list will be sent upon registration. Participants should bring their sewing machines to the workshop. We’ll break briefly for lunch; please plan to bring a sack or pop out for a snack.
Saturday October 2, 2021 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lone Elm Room, Mattoon Train Depot
Limit: 12 participants, please register through EIU’s Academy of Lifelong Learning