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.

Here is a List of All Scheduled Workshops I wil be teaching and Shows where I will be a vendor.

July 12-13, 2019: Village Sewing Center, Santa Rosa, CA: Workshop, Feathers, Ferns, and Furls

July 27-28, 2019: Heart of the Redwoods Quilt Show, Eureka, CA: Vendor

August 24. 2019: San Francisco School of Needlework and Design: Workshop, Contemporary Mandala Workshop

Aug 10 2019 - 10:00am
$100, includes most supplies
Level: 
All

Japanese Boro Stitching began long ago as a way of mending clothing, but it has evolved into the loveliest of art forms that is done by many as a daily practice.
This mindful hand stitching is pared down to the basics using very simple stitches. The beauty of the work evokes a great appreciation for simple pleasures as you learn the design, construction, and stitching on a square compiled of a variety of fabrics.

 In this full day workshop you will have plenty of time to relax, experiment, and play with this wonderful art form as you create your own original piece with all...

Aug 24 2019 - 9:30am
$165.00, includes supplies
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...

Sep 20 2019 - 10:00am
$345.00
Level: 
All

We want to make this three day retreat a very special experience for you. That begins with a very small class size limited to only 8 people so that everyone gets lots of individualized attention and plenty of space to work. This workshop will be held here at the studio in Fortuna, CA, where we have access to everything we could possibly need. Sproule Studios is located at 358 Main Street, Fortuna, CA,  95540.

We will do an in depth exploration of how I create my art. On day one we begin with project inspiration, color exploration, and detailed hand dyeing instruction. On the...

Sep 29 2019 - 9:00am
$60.00 + $20.00 Supply Fee
Level: 
All

Stencils have been around for centuries, and they remain one of the easiest and most effective ways to apply imagery to fabrics. April has developed her own easy-to-use stencils which are perfectly suited for fiber applications such as quilting projects, wearable art, and home décor. During the workshop, we will experiment with different ways to combine her shapes and objects, allowing you to make a composition that will look very different than anyone else’s. Come and join us for a fun-filled day of color, design, and the exploration of new ideas.

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Oct 4 2019 - 1:00pm
$185.00
Level: 
All

More information is coming soon. Call Village Sewing at (707) 544-7529 to register.

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