Leni Levenson Wiener Art Quilt Class PHOTO TO FABRIC Class June 15th 10-3

  • $ 150.00

one day
This art quilt introduction workshop is designed for students to learn the basic technique and
finish a simple piece (or come close) in a single day workshop.  Instruction covers discussion of
color/value/print scale and how each impact the final artwork; preparing the photo; using an
art quilters value scale card to choose fabric; the step by step process; thread painting the
details, and finishing techniques–plus lots of tips and tricks along the way.  Students will work
on Leni’s pattern--Chelsea Girls but will make it their own by using any colors and prints they
A $15 kit fee from each participating student will cover the cost of the pattern and a laminated
value card.

Leni Levenson Wiener is a figurative fabric collage artist (often described as art quilts), focusing
on the expressive and universal nature of body language.  Her technique is raw edge machine
applique using a variety of commercially available fabrics.
She has written four books, Pictorial Art Quilt Guidebook, 3 Fabric Quilts, Photo-inspired Art
Quilts and Thread Painting and has been featured in several compilation books, Conscience of
the Human Spirit, The Life of Nelson Mandela: Tributes by Artists from South Africa and the
United States; 1000 Quilt Inspirations; The Best of Quilting Arts; Art Quilt Portfolio: People and
Portraits and Visual Guide to Art Quilting.
Her artwork has been included in many juried and invitational exhibitions across the US and
around the world; and her solo museum show, Park Bench Stories was on tour across the US
and Europe for several years—ending at the National Quilt Museum in the fall of 2021. You
may have recently seen her work at the Northern Star Quilt Guild Show where she was a
featured artist.

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