Beyond FOQ Live Talks & Workshops
Couldn’t make FOQ this year and are feeling like you missed out? Or perhaps you joined us at the Festival this year and aren’t ready for the quilting celebrations to end!
Taking place from Wednesday 4th August – Wednesday 11th August 2021, the Beyond FOQ Talks & Workshops are live interactive sessions that will give you the opportunity to learn from the experts and ask them questions along the way. After booking a spot on the online session you will also be able to catch up on-demand for one week after the live session takes place.
Q&A with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Company
Wednesday 4th August, 16:00 BST
Join Jenny Doan in this conversational session as she shares her quilting journey and the story of Missouri Star while answering questions from quilters like you. Jenny will encourage, inspire and empower creatives around the world to create and enjoy what they do.
What Makes a Modern Quilt: The Myths and the Magic!
with Carole Lyles Shaw
Thursday 5th August, 16:00 BST
Carole will dispel the myths and misunderstandings about what makes a modern quilt. Discover the key principles of modern quilting, dispel the myths and misunderstandings and explore emerging trends in this exciting quilting sector.
My Patchwork Path
with Anna Maria Horner
Friday 6th August, 17:00 BST
Anna Maria will share a few dozen quilts that illustrate her creative process which is rooted in fine art and translated to quilt composition. With each quilt shown she’ll lift the veil on her tasks of building colour palettes, handwork techniques, and the compositional choices she makes that promote her growth as a contemporary quilt maker.
International Quilt Trends
with Luana Rubin
Monday 9th August, 18:00 BST
See how quilters in different countries use their own culture as inspiration for unique works of art, and how the minimalism of Modern Quilting continues to expand as a design trend.
Colour, Energy and those Darn UFOswith Karen Brown
Wednesday 11th August, 17:00 BST
Join Karen Brown in this exploration of our personal relationship with colour and how we can recognise our own bias to make the quilts that we want to make.
Snack Bag Workshop for Young Quilters with Gill Towell
On-Demand, watch in your own time
With the summer holidays approaching, you may know of a young person who would love to keep busy with a bit of stitching? Young Quilters has a very exciting video workshop to share with you!
Watch the video and have a go at making a bright and colourful snack pouch to store your tasty treats. The pouch even has a waterproof lining which is really handy to use whilst out and about, or would be ideal for taking to school after the summer break.
Project templates can be found on the Young Quilters website.
Looking for more in-depth learning?
Take a look at our Immediate Live On Demand Masterclasses. Once you have purchased the masterclass, you’ll gain unlimited access to this on-demand series, with opportunities to interact directly with the hosts with opportunities to take part in ‘Meet the Tutor’ live sessions.