Home Collage Material Collage Worldwide: Susan Carlson Involves Europe, Africa, and South America (Nearly)

Material Collage Worldwide: Susan Carlson Involves Europe, Africa, and South America (Nearly)


If submissions to the Material Collage End Line are any indication, cloth collage has unfold all through the world. Simply check out the quilts sprinkled all through this submit! The collage quilt artists hail from throughout Europe and even dip down into Africa. Thanks women, for the submissions. To learn concerning the tales behind the quilts—of their unique End Line posts—click on on the hyperlinks beneath every quilt picture.

Many of those quilters used the Material Collage Grasp Class as their “textbook.” Others bought my ebook “Serendipity Quilts” or just adopted this weblog for ideas. However till now, it has been an actual problem for my worldwide followers to attend a dwell on-line cloth collage class due to the time distinction.

In an effort to accommodate my North American college students it was straightforward sufficient to start class just a little later within the morning (for me and others) in order that these on the West Coast began their day at an affordable hour, whereas on the similar time ending right here on the East Coast in time for a late supper.

Nevertheless, when it got here to worldwide college students, the time change that labored for us throughout america was not handy for these in Europe. Simply ask Catriona Stirling from Scotland. She has taken my on-line class twice, regardless of the very fact it means staying up till 11:00 p.m. or midnight on her finish! Or ask Ria Mille from Belgium (her lion seems above) who traveled to my hometown of Harpswell, Maine, to attend a category with me.

The answer, in fact, for these of you throughout the Pond (and in South America) is to schedule a web-based class at a time that fits each of us. Tom and I’ve completed simply that for the final week this September 25-29. For now, we’re taking Expressions of Curiosity for a category—we’ll let you realize about registration subsequent week.

Right here’s what we suggest for September’s class:

Material Collage Worldwide

Class Dates
September 25-29, 2023
Seven hours every day, Monday by Friday (See under for hours in your time zone)

(Please see description under for day by day class schedule.)

Expertise Required
• A pc or pill that can run Zoom
• A wise telephone for taking and sending pictures

This will likely be an animals solely class

Click on right here to make your Expression of Curiosity.
Please embody your identify and nation. You may additionally request extra data.

As soon as now we have collected sufficient Expressions of Curiosity, we’ll contact you with data on registering for the category.

Toucan by Feli Alvarez of Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Lynx by Erika Schoegl of Austria

Time Zone Enjoyable!

Right here’s a helpful information for determining what what time this September on-line class would run for you in South America, Europe, and Africa.

We checked out time zones all through the world, nevertheless a possible day by day schedule grew to become much more difficult in international locations akin to Australia and New Zealand. However no matter the place you reside on this world, in the event you’re focused on a web-based class, ship us your identify and nation and we’ll see what we are able to do.

Click on right here to make your Expression of Curiosity.
Please embody your identify and nation. You may additionally request extra data.

Material Collage Stay On-line Class: September 25-29, 2023

Harpswell, Maine, USA (Me): 8:00 a.m.-3 p.m.

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Western Brazil, Chile
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Venezuela, Japanese Brazil, Argentina
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

United Kingdom, Western Africa
1:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Central Europe, Central Africa
2:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Japanese Europe, Japanese Africa
3:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Sea Turtle by Sandra Tavel of Ovannax, France

Class Description

For these of you who don’t know what the Stay On-line Class expertise is like, I’ve included this description under. It might additionally assist to go to my weblog submit of the very first Stay On-line Material Collage Class in March 2021.

One Week Earlier than Class
Pre-class teaching periods (included with class) are scheduled for the week prior to make sure that every scholar is ready with material, drawn and enlarged design, preliminary cloth choice and different provides. We additionally make sure that everybody has observe with the web format, and is able to start the category on day one. For an instance of what a training session is like, please go to this hyperlink.

From scholar Grace Crocker:

The pre-class teaching with Susan was an actual bonus. I felt prepared to start, and I did begin engaged on my challenge instantly afterwards. You don’t get this with an in-person class.

Night Earlier than Class Begins
I’ll host a gathering to introduce myself and the opposite college students. We’ll additionally speak about what we plan to do in school. Wine is optionally available.

Each day Class Schedule

• The dwell on-line class runs for 5 days as an in-person class would, with roughly the identical day by day 6 hours plus lunch schedule—precise time of day takes into consideration college students’ time zones.

• Prior to begin of every class day: a pre-recorded presentation introduces the following step(s) within the course of. College students will come to class having already watched the presentation.

Right here’s a pattern of the pre-recorded movies you’ll be reviewing earlier than class every day:

• Work day begins with a dwell Q&A with the total class the place I’ll additional discusses that day’s matter and do a fast check-in with every scholar to set their plans for the day.

• College students are then despatched to a Zoom breakout room with 3-4 college students.  With remaining morning time, I’ll meet with college students individually. College students might go to different “rooms” in the course of the day.

• College students e mail pictures of the progress on their challenge which I’ll share on the display screen as I get to every break-out room. This fashion I can view and focus on every challenge, making annotations to the pictures which college students can then check with after they return to work. Principally, shortened teaching periods all through the day.

• Lunch (hour-long break in educating). College students might proceed to work and/or socialize.

• Afternoon: I’ll proceed to satisfy with particular person college students. By finish of day, I’ll have steered “homework” for the following day, and all of us get collectively within the full classroom setting to share what was achieved by every particular person.

Finish of Class Week
We host a night assembly on final day of sophistication with all college students to share and overview their work.

Lady by Laura Graham of Burntisland, Fife, Scotland
Guinea Hen by Shannon Maxwell of Nigeria (and Addling, Georgia)

A Reminder that TODAY is the silent on-line public sale to profit the wild animal rescue Lions, Tigers, and Bears.

Judy Bilardillo is set that her latest quilt—of Kallie the Tiger—will assist help the brand new house for Kallie and so many different unique animals who had been uncared for and abused in captivity. You’ll be able to study extra concerning the real-life Kallie’s story and you’ll even bid on-line on the Wild within the Nation Fundraiser to win this wild portrait quilt!

The net silent public sale is open now!—see “Kallie” under, by Judy Bilardello, on the Featured Objects web page, click on on the pictures under to see them bigger.

The dwell public sale runs at the moment, Might twentieth, from 2pm-6pm Pacific Time

Good Luck Judy and Kallie!


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