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More Class Photos November 09

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Here are a few photos from recent classes.

The first are from the Angels All Around.

Angel DollDoll Class 09

 

 

 

Beautiful Angel 09Angel Doll 09      This doll class is great fun.  So many embellishing ideas to make each Angel doll unique.  Good work ladies. 

The next is a photo of some of the beautiful new journals made in class.  One journal cover is made of a variety of luxurious fabrics that were needle felted, and the other journal cover was needle felted using a variety of  fibers, including beautiful silk hankies.  All finished with handdyed and handspun yarns.  Absolutely beautiful.  I had a great time with the journals. They are so addictive.  A wonderful canvas to try new ideas in a small form.Maxi Journals

Part 2 Class Photos (See previous post)

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Here are a few more photos of the Tiger Lily class.

JackieEve and Bev

 

 

 

 

 

TigerLily Marlene

 

 

 

 

 

DianeMaxi's preview

July Classes at the Beach in SC

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

I’m back from teaching for another¬†fun filled¬†week in Murrels Inlet, SC.¬† ¬† I can’t say enough good things about all the students I have had this week. ¬†I enjoyed seeing many of my past students and had the pleasure of meeting¬†several new ladies.¬† ¬†I think they have been bitten by the needle felting bug.¬† I don’t blame them.¬† I’m hooked as well!

In my Cat Dancer class I enjoyed teaching a young lady, new to dollmaking.  She did a wonderful job, worked so hard, and left with a completed project.  All I can say is WOW.  Great Job!   

The kitty claws came out among the others trying to see just who could be teachers pet.   =-)    I think it was a 3 way tie.  (You know who you are.)  So many laughs and so much fun.  This class begins with a little sewing, then hand painting, then sewing, stuffing, more sewing, more stuffing, and finally embellishing and making their own style of hair Lots of hard work, but well worth all their efforts to create their own Cat Doll.   A memorable day for us all.  We had a great time. Peg SewingTeacher's Pet ??Wow look at this one!

Marlene's beautyCats

This week we also made some machine needle felted Clutch bags.¬† I am very proud of all these ladies.¬† Beautiful work.¬† Just a few more stitches, and they are ready to go out on the town.¬†¬†¬† Very stylish………..

Debbie Alicia and MarleneJackie

 

 

 

 

 

Felted Handbags 004Diane's hard at work.

Finishing off the week with the Tiger Lily class.  The ladies each choose a main color of fabric for their lilies.  Then added additional fabrics from a mound of silks, velvets, satins, sheers, and more.   Add in some  fibers and the fun begins.  They made the most beautiful flowers you have ever seen. 

I am to eager to see all the Tiger Lily wall hangings once they have all their finishing touches.  Beautiful!

MaxiShirley

New Classes for July

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

I’m very excited to be teaching in Murrells Inlet again in July, at Accent Sewing.¬† ¬†I am unveiling 2 new classes, Tiger Lilies, and Needle Felted Clutch.¬† Here are some photos of each.¬†

This is a close up of the 3 dimensional needle felted Tiger Lilies.  Using a combination of fabrics to create the flowers and leaves.  Additional embellishments are used for the flower centers.

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Here are 2 of the needle felted clutch bags.  Several color choices will be offered in class.  This bag is needle felted using silks, velvets, satins and more.  It has a magnetic snap closure and beaded embellishments to add that extra sparkle. 

Felted Handbags 004

I am also teaching the very popular Cat Dancer doll.  This is a wonderfully creative doll using several techniques, including face painting, beading, creating the mane, and many more techniques discussed in class.   Although previous doll making experience would be helpful, even beginners can create this fabulous doll.  Original pattern by Magic Threads.

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Underwater Journal Covers

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

Here are a few more journal covers made by Pat.  She took my journal cover class a few months ago and has made just a few more.  She has added a few shells and other sealife for some wonderful dimension.  Thanks for sharing you wonderful creations.

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Recent Classes

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

I’m so far behind in my posts.¬† I guess blogging hasn’t become a high priority for me.¬† I’d rather be teaching classes, or at home making samples for new classes.¬†

Below¬†are some¬† photos of the classes I¬†recently taught in South Carolina.¬† It was such a great trip, as usual.¬† I started off my visit by doing a demo at the Myrtle Beach Quilt Gala.¬† I had a mini trunk show with some hands on time for the participants on the Babylock Embellisher.¬† It’s so hard for me to stay on track with my planned speech.¬† Once I start talking about needle felting, I just have to share everything I know.¬†¬†I absolutely love machine needle felting!¬†¬†¬†I met so many wonderful people who¬†were equally excited to learn my style of needle felting.¬†

I was so pleased to see that Meg F.¬† won¬†First¬†¬†Place for her needle felted Iris Garden quilt, she took in my class.¬† That was the one day I didn’t have my camera with me.¬† I hope Meg will send me a photo so I can add it here and show you her beautiful quilt.¬† That was very exciting.¬† You can soon see the original on my website, soon.¬† www.BarbaraPotoczny.com¬†

Following the show in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, I taught classes at Accent Sewing in Murrells Inlet.  Following are some photos of my Hollyhock class.  The ladies did a wonderful job on their wall hangings.  They should all be very proud of their beautiful floral wall hangings.  Looks like they are all just about finished.

 

 A few flower girls