To celebrate International Quilt Day on March 18, Courtepointe Québec invites you all to several free conferences in March and April.
Dominique Ehrmann – From tradition to innovation, or how quilting changed my life journey
I tell my story from my discovery of quilting in 2005 to my last completed pieces and to develop in 2023.
Trying to encourage participants to pursue their dreams and persevere.
Helene Scheffer – A Journey with Helene Scheffer, Her evolution as an artist
Sunday April 2nd, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM (English): Registration to the Zoom Meeting
She will be talking about her evolution as an artist, starting with her very first quilt, and taking us along on her journey. Helena will share photos of her work as it developed and talk about how events in her life impacted her creations.
Using fabric and thread, Helena Scheffer creates art that moves and inspires viewers worldwide. Her award-winning creations can be found in both private and corporate collections in Canada and the US, including Dominion Textiles, the National Quilt Museum and the Texas Quilt Museum. They have been exhibited across North America, Europe, and Australia, and have been published in numerous books and magazines.
She is a juried artist member of SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) and Past President of the Lakeshore Artists’ Association.
Claire Haillot – Théorie des couleurs
Saturday April 15, 9:30 AM-11:30 AM (French): Registration to the Zoom Meeting
This 2 hour seminar aims to show how to incorporate color theories into quilt design. Claire has over 20 years of quilting experience as a blogger, designer and teacher. She has won numerous awards, including Best of Show at the International Quilt Festival in Chicago in 2018 for her Souvenir de Sochi quilt. Topics covered will cover the laws of contrast in value, texture and color, as well as real-life examples in quilting. Participants will have new strategies to help with their future projects at the end of the meeting.