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Thorpe, Lisa
Healdsburg, CA

Video Introduction:  Lisa Thorpe Fiber Arts Offerings”

Virtual presentations and workshops can be arranged and designed to meet the needs and interest of your group. 


  • Photo to Fabric: using your smart phone for fabric design. Presentation and video demo with lots of examples to touch and feel!
  • Surface Design Sampler: Presentation and video demos of surface design techniques, Mono printing, stamp carving, marbling on fabric and improvisational print play with lots of examples to touch and feel.
  • Quilting Haiku: Contemporary art quilting design essentials for demos and examples galore!

Surface Design

  • Monotype on fabric (also known as Gelli printing)
  • Stamp Carving for Pattern Making
  • Introduction to Marbling on Fabric
  • Surface Design Play: stamp, stencil, splatter, spray
Composition and Design Workshops:
  • Monotype to Collage (aka Gelli Print) - Print all morning, make an art quilt in the afternoon
  • Bird Boxes - Photo to Fabric Birds combined with fabric collage techniques
  • Quilting Haiku - Contemporary art quilt design essentials: create 6 small art quilt blocks to learn design essentials (great to combine with a surface design workshop)
  • Fabric Fusion: Fold, Cut, Fuse, Stitch - a technique of folding and cutting fabric to create a unique intricate design to stitch and embellish



Updated 03-24-2020
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