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Suzanne Myers Otto
wearable art and mixed media
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Trunk Show:




"Art to Wear with a Quilter's Flair!"
I LOVE presenting this entertaining trunk show! 
You will laugh . . . A LOT! The trunk show includes a large selection of clothing and covers my work from 1970 to date.



Lectures:

Exploring Embellishments
Listen and learn as Suzanne discusses and displays a large variety of embellishments.  You’ll leave with lots of ideas for adding panache to your garments and quilts!




*A new lecture is under development (2016).


Workshops:

Beginning Seminole Patchwork 1

Students in this  (3 hr) beginning level class will learn three Seminole piecing patterns. If time allows, we’ll practice with color variations.







(More) Beginning Seminole Patchwork
See description for Beginning Seminole Patchwork 1.  We will be making three Seminole Patchwork samples in this beginning level workshop, but they will be DIFFERENT patterns than those presented in Beginning Seminole Patchwork 1.  Take one class, or both, for a fun learning experience!







Crazy Quilt Collage
Learn the basics of the mixed media technique known as collage. You’ll make an art piece by applying paint, paper, fibers and more to a 12”square of craft wood. Wear old clothes or bring a smock.

 




Denim to Wear with a Vintage Flair!

Make your denim jacket stand out in a crowd!  Using vintage and/or contemporary trims, doilies, and buttons, you'll learn to embellish your denim jacket.  Watch as your jacket transitions from boring to bedazzling! 
(3 hr to multi-day)

 



Hippie Stripped Whopper Shopper a/k/a Strip-pieced Tote Bag

Use strip-piecing to make this large and colorful lined tote bag. Finished size: 18” x 18” x 4”.  Give piece a chance!
(6 hr workshop)






NEW!  Lace Stenciled Note Cards
Step into the fun world of Mixed Media as you create
one-of-a-kind note cards. You'll learn how to make unique designs using lace, ink, and paper.






Machine Felting:

*Introduction to Machine Felting  (3 hr)
*Machine Felted Funny Face  (3 hr)
*Felted Memo Book Cover  (6 hr)
*Organic Art Piece - Machine Felted  (6 hr)




Patchwork Vest Basics

Learn the basics of making a quilted patchwork vest.   Rotary-cutting and strip-piecing will be used to create patchwork. Suzanne will share her technique of constructing patchwork strips which are then applied directly onto batting pieces (cut using vest pattern).  (6 hr to multi-day class)





Perky Pincushions

You’ll make two whimsical pincushions in this fun and lighthearted workshop. Using glue and a bit of hand-sewing, we’ll construct pincushions out of paper maché, stuffing, fabric, and trims. (3 hr)








Note: Length of workshops can be tailored to fit your scheduling needs.   
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