Workshops

A complete listing of all  fiber art workshops taught by April SprouleThe love of learning and in turn being given the opportunity to share what I have learned is one of the most important elements of what I do. It is always a mutually beneficial experience as my students often come up with ideas I never could have imagined. I teach workshops for all levels; from beginning to advanced.

This is a downloadable  listing of all the workshops I offer along with my fees and conditions.

 

Feb 22 2018 (All day)
TBA by Guild
Level: 
All

Stencils have been around for centuries, but they remain one of the easiest and most effective ways to apply imagery to fabrics. In this one day woarkshop, we will be using a unique collection of stencils I have developed that are incredibly simple to use.
     The following information and techniques will be covered: basic stenciling techniques, borders, allover patterns, central motifs, color mixing, and the layering and shading of the images. You will be amazed at the spectacular results that can be achieved so quickly, and absolutely no painting or drawing...

Mar 8 2018 - 7:00pm
Free
Level: 
All

I will be giving a talk titled Sources of Inspiration for the Humboldt Handweavers and Spinners Guild where I will discuss the varied places that I seek inspiration for my fiber art pieces. I will also present a trunk show of my actual work as part of the presentation. This is a wonderful and talented group of people, and the general public is invited to attend.

Jun 2 2018 - 10:00am
1351 Maple Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Level: 
N/A

This annual event is held at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium,1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA . I will be selling my Textile Design Stencils as well as quilting and embroidery patterns, kits, and other related supplies. This is a really lovely quilt show with gorgeous quilts and some pretty wonderful vendors as well.

Here is a link to the event's Facebook...

Jun 14 2018 (All day)
TBA
Level: 
All

   I will be teaching a day and a half long workshop on Upcycled Clothing for the Valley Oak Guild on June 14-15, 2018, in Tulare, CA. i will also be presenting a talk and trunk show titled: the Myth of Creative Genius.

   Beginning with a new or gently used garment, the participants in this workshop will create a one-of-a kind wearable art piece using the Textile Design Stencils. The process of upcycling, or repurposing garments, is a perfect way to transform a boring garment into a fun and unique piece of wearable art. This experience can be extremely rewarding...

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