Nancy Prince, an award-winning quilt artist from Orlando, FL, specializes in thread painting. Nancy and Linda French are the co-winners of the 2014 Handi-Quilter Best of Show award for "On This Winter Day" at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, and in 2016 at the HMQS show in Salt Lake City and Shipshewana Quilt Festival in Shipshewana, Indiana. She is the author of two books, Simple Thread Painting and Thread Painting with Style. She currently has a show and classroom lessons on www.thequiltshow.com. Her quilts have appeared in national magazines and have won numerous quilting awards. She has received First Place Pictorial winner at American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show in Paducah and Best of Show at the NQA Quilt Show. Other awards have included 16 Viewer’s Choice Awards, Most Creative Use of Thread, Artistic Merit, Outstanding Innovative Quilt, and Judge’s Recognition at recent shows.
Nancy will be our speaker and workshop instructor in September.
The Friday, September 29th class is a thread painted summer landscape. Using Nancy’s anyone-can-do-it approach, you will learn how simple thread painting is. A zigzag or straight stitch are the only stitches necessary to create amazing thread painted designs. No artistic skill is needed so come join us for a day full of fun. Simple designs have been selected to boost your confidence right away with this painted summer landscape. There is a $15.00 supply fee for this class. The WSQ class fee is $65.00.
The Saturday, September 30th class is "Enhancing a Photograph Through Thread Sketching".
Many of us have a photograph we would love to enhance through thread but just aren’t sure how to go about it. In this workshop, working with one of Nancy's photographs of a too cute dog, you will where to print your photograph and how to enhance the photograph through thread sketching. By the end of the workshop you will be confident to transfer what you have learned on a photograph of your own.