Darlene Friesen: Quilt Artist and Coach
Quilting and sewing coach serving the North Okanagan in British Columbia: Classes offered in my studio or your home. I provide consultation to aid your personal projects. I also provide longarm quilting service.



Exciting news here! The Lake Country Art Gallery has opened up a teaching space right next door

to the art gallery, and it is called the Art Haus. I am excited to offer a class on art quilting.

Thursday Evenings:
This class starts with an introductory night on Sept 26th from 6:30 to 7:30. I will introduce the sample
and discuss fabric options and requirements.
Four classes, beginning Oct 3,10,17,24 from 6:30-8-30.

Earth, sky, bark and leaves are the elements used to explore art quilting during this 4 week course.
Techniques covered:
-Creating strata that allows for plenty of exploration of texture, value, perspective, and techniques
used to create visual drama.
-Create bark with ragged edged applique and leaves with layers and cutaways.
-Expand your machine quilting horizons, using stitching to enhance your piece. See what
straight stitches can do and and discover free motion options
- Learn fabric framing options or choose to bind and hang using traditional methods.

Class size sample measures 27"H 18"W. This class is designed for you to explore
your creative side. I will not be teaching you to reproduce the class sample, but
rather teaching you the methods necessary for creating your own art quilt with strata and trees.
Prerequites: Sewing machine in good working order with a free motion foot and an adventurous
Fabric requirements and supplies will be discussed on the introductory night.
Class size maximum 7- class size minimum 3.
For more information, contact the Lake Country Art Gallery at 250 766 1299 or me at info@DarleneFriesen.com