Salon

  • Workshop Description

    IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM COURTEPOINTE QUÉBEC’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Courtepointe Québec’s executive council, in accordance with the provincial government’s directives to cancel all summer festivals, has decided to cancel its 2020 Salon, exhibition of quilts and textile arts to a later date.

    Thank you all for your understanding and your trust.

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    Thursday June 4, 2020

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    Helen Doyle – No J 101

    Biography: click here
    Workshop:
    Shade Boutis
    Course objective: Achieving in part all the steps including finishing in the creation of a small project using the technique of “shade boutis”, work by hand.
    Price: $45 + kit
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 10-15 max
    Materials needed: click here 

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    Dominique Ehrmann No J 102

    Biography: click here
    Workshop:
    Understanding the role and power of colors while having fun 
    Course objective:
    Learning to understand how the power of colors and tones works
    – through daytime exercises making learning fun and thereby removing the fear of choices
    – empowering participants when choosing their fabrics at the beginning of a project to create quilts with a WOW graphic effect
    Price: $85
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 15 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Colette Dumont – No J 103

    Biography: click here
    Workshop:
    « Lotus » Stained Glass 
    Course objective:
    Making a wall hanging using the basic technique of stained glass which can be embellished later depending on your creativity
    Price: $50 + kit
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 12-15 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Lise Bélanger – No J 104

    Biography: click here
    Workshop:
    Introduction to artistic quilt with a raw edge cut 
    Course objective:
    The course aims to introduce participants to the creation of an artistic quilt using the raw edge cut technique.  Participants will be able to familiarize themselves with the tools and techniques needed to create the quilt.  During the course, they will also receive additional explanations to better understand the entire process and to be able to keep going on their own.
    Price: $130 + kit $25
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 10-12 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Joane Daoust – No J 105

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    Workshop:
    Domestic Machine Quilting 
    Level:
    Beginner
    Course objective:
    Learn different marking methods for quilting
    Learn to quilt with a walking foot
    Learn to quilt with a free hand foot
    Price: $90
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 6-8 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

          

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    France Vannobel – No J 106

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    Workshop:
    Table runner with curves 
    Course objective:
    Discussion on improvisation. Mastering curves sewing.  Making an original table runner or small wallhanging without a pattern. ..
    Price: $50
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 10-12 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Friday, June 5, 2020

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    Dominique Ehrmann No V 202 and No S 302 (2 days) – FULL

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    Workshop:
    Understanding the miniature in a textile sculpture (2 days)
    Level: Open to all but having experience in quilting will be a plus
    Course objective:

    Technical portion: Understanding the approach and gestures of cutting, assembling and stitching to create a miniature quilt
    Artistic portion: Understanding how to transform a quilted project into a textile sculpture
    Price: $170 (2 days)
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 15 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Edith Choinière – No V 203

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    Workshop:
    Hummingbird and Hibiscus
    Prerequisite: none
    Course objective: Master Free Motion Quilting and share my experience and tips and tricks
    Price: $55
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees:
    12-15 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Lise Bélanger – No V 204

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    Workshop: Introduction to hands-free quilting
    Course objective: My goal is to demystify the hands-free quilting, to explain why hands-free quilting can be easier for some than for others and to give them the tools necessary to surpass themselves.
    At the end of the training, participants will know the basic tools, the three golden rules, the exercises needed to improve, a placemat project that will be useful to them, and they will know several hands-free quilting patterns.  They will then be able to continue their set of placemats by practicing new patterns.
    Price: $75 + kit if needed $25
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 10-12 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Beverley Beauchemin No V 205

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    Workshop:
    Quilting with ruler foot on a domestic machine
    Level: Have some basic practice at free motion quilting
    Course objective:
    This course aims to help you work easily with a ruler foot and will help you master your free motion movements with the ruler foot on a domestic machine.  You’ll learn how to use the rulers to create patterns and stitching patterns without marking them.
    This course will be given in French but Beverley will answer your questions in English.
    Price: $90
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 6-8 max
    Materials needed:  click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided


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    France Vannobel – No V 206

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    Workshop:
    Improvised circles 
    Course objective:
    Talk on improvisation. Cutting curves freehand. Mastering curves sewing. Creating an original
    piece that could become a table runner or a small murale.
    Price: $50
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 10-12 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Saturday June 6, 2020

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    Mr. Kamal 

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    Workshop: Featherweight maintenance
    Pre-requisite:
    Course objective:
    Price:
    $25
    Schedule:
    9 am to 12 pm
    Attendees: Unlimited
    Materials needed: click here

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    Helen Doyle – No S 301

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    Workshop:
    Reverse Appliqué
    Course objective: Achieving in part all the steps including finishing in creating a pouch of your choice using reverse appliqué technique, work by hand.
    Price: $45 + kit
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 10-15 max
    Materials needed: click here

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    Dominique Ehrmann No V 202 and No S 302 (2 days)

    Biography: click here
    Workshop: Understanding the miniature in a textile sculpture
    Level: Open to all but having experience in quilting will be a plus
    Course objective:
    Technical portion: Understanding the approach and gestures of cutting, assembling and stitching to create a miniature quilt
    Artistic portion: Understanding how to transform a quilted project into a textile sculpture
    Price: $170 (2 days)
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 15 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Claire Haillot No S 303

    Biography: click here
    Workshop:
    Diamond Dance
    Pre-requisite: none
    Course objective: At the end of the training, participants will have all the tools to finalize a 15″ by 30″ piece; some may even have completed it
    Price: $80 + pattern $15
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 6-20 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Phyllis Moody No S 304

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    Workshop:
    Fundamentals of English paper piecing and traditional piecing.
    Class will be given in English with French translation as needed.
    Level: Intermediate
    Course objective: Learn the technique of English paper piecing and the traditional patchwork using the Tula Nova Pattern
    Price: $40 + kit $105.75
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 12 max
    Materials needed: click here

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    Paul Léger No S 306

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    Workshop: 3D illusion-effect quilt
    Course objective: During this one-day workshop, Paul will share his tips and teach you how to transform a traditional design into a three-dimensional cube by playing with colors.  The incredible combinations produced can result in the creation of fascinating illusion-effect quilts.
    Price: $65 + kit $30
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 15-20 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

     

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    Lily Lam No S 307

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    Workshop: Have fun with the magic of Shibori and indigo
    Pre-requisite: Imagination and adventurous spirit
    Course objective: Start with a white cotton fabric and bring home a starting point for an adventure that can open up your creative world
    Price: $55 + kit $20
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 15 max
    Materials needed: click here

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    Sunday June 7, 2020

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    Sherida Giddings No D 402

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    Workshop: Quiltworx « One » Leaf Series
    Prerequisite:
    Basic sewing skills
    Class will be given in English, with French translation as needed.
    Course objective
    : Learn basic foundation paper piecing skills, some patterns include curved assembly and paper pieced vein as well.
    Price: $90 + pattern $30
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 12-16 max
    Materials needed: click here

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    Claire Haillot No D 403

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    Workshop:
    Initiation to EQ8 software $80
    Prerequisite: Basic computer skills
    Course objective: Learn how to use the software
    Price: $80
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 6-20 max
    Materials needed: click here

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    Ginette Williams No D 404

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    Workshop:
    Finishing Touches $45
    Level: Beginner
    Course objective: Learn some special finishes on a quilt such as: prairie points, interior and exterior, reversible bias, 45º corners and others, blocking the finished work.
    Price: $45
    Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm
    Attendees: 10 max
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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    Dominique Ehrmann No D 406 (half day)

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    Workshop:
    Course for children $40 + kit
    Level: Initiation
    Course objective: Learn how to choose fabrics, understand placement in the form of “block games,” learn how to assemble, learn to sew ¼” with a sewing machine, safely learn how to press seams and safely learn how to press a fusible appliqué.
    Price: $40 + kit 25$
    Schedule: 9 am to 12 pm
    Attendees: 6-8 max + 2 parents
    Materials needed: click here
    * Sewing machine & iron provided

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