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.

 

Apr 28 2018 - 10:00am
$75.00
Level: 
Intermediate to Advanced

In this workshop, we will cover many different topics and techniques to help you enhance your quilting and fiber art projects with beautiful free motion machine quilting. You will create an 18” square using one of my designs that will be suitable to make into a wallhanging or pillow later on.
     Here are a few of the topics to be covered:
     - a recap of basic machine quilting skills
     - tips, tools, and materials I recommend
     - how design, scale, and color affect your final project
...

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 29 2018 - 10:00am
$175.00
Level: 
All

   The art of stenciling on fabric has been around for centuries, and stencils remain one of the
easiest and most effective ways to apply imagery to fabrics. In this workshop, we will be using a
unique collection of stencils I have developed that are incredibly fun and versatile to work with.
   This is a project based workshop and a sample project will be provided, but you are also welcome
to work in a more innovative collage type style if you prefer. Options will be provided for
both formats.
   The first day of this two day workshop will...

Jul 21 2018 - 10:00am
Sproule Studios
358 Main Street
Fortuna, CA 95540
$235.00
Level: 
All Skill Levels are Welcome
     Join us for two entire days of pure, joyful, unbridled creativity where we take existing garments and transform them into new treasures. The focus will be on examining the fit, and exploring the possibilities each garment presents. We will alter the garment as needed, and begin playing with paint and hand stitching to see what we can conjure up from our bag of tricks.
      Bring a sewing machine if you want to machine stitch your garment, but you won’t even need that if you are content to hand stitch your seams. The main thing you will need...
Oct 22 2018 (All day)
TBA
Level: 
All

   Many of us learned to embroider from our grandmothers, as did I. But these days ,we have many inexpensive tools and resources available that make the process even more simple and enjoyable.
  This type of hand embroidery is very easy to learn as we cover fabric selection, marking tools, and many useful tips and techniques. We will also cover how to choose the right type of embroidery stitches and thread types for different applications. Detailed instruction will be given on how to create a variety of stitches.
 Fun, enjoyable, and rewarding, this work lends...

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