<ul><li>Step by Step Classes </li></ul>This new line of classes is for beginning to intermediate students who simply want to explore technique within a set design. These classes come with a set pattern and a smaller list of skill sets, made to be achievable in your class day. Perfect for one day guild classes. Look for more Step by Step classes on Ellen’s Web site.
Midnight Sky Make a magical midnight sky with a dragonfly in the moonlight. Skills covered Angelina/ Crystallina moons Soft Edge appliqué Bobbin work with thick and thin threads. Step by Step Book included in handout. Skill level Beginner to intermediate
Ladybug’s Garden Make a wonderful dandelion garden for a ladybug Skills covered Free motion appliqué Bobbin work with thin threads. Step by Step Book included in handout. Skill level Beginner to intermediate
Master Classes These classes designed for medium to expert skill levels. They include individual design assistance and attention as well as comprehensive skill demos and discussions.
Thread Magic 1 includes all kinds of threads Straight Garnet Stitch Couching Couching Bobbin Work Machine Beading And Globbing
Thread Magic 2 Includes Embroidered Appliqué Zigzag Garnet Stitch Images in 40 weight zigzag embroidery Color Theory for thread painting
Cut away appliqué Free motion appliqué Bobbin Work Embellishment Shagged cut-away Sheer Magic Includes
Fantasy Flowers Includes Machine beading Felt supported appliqué Fused and cut-away appliqué Free motion appliqué And floral design
Ellen offers a variety of quick and easy ½ day classes as well, perfect for shows and guild events.
Ellen also has day long classes in Dyeing fabric Machine embroidered tea towels Masks and Thread Magic Wearables.
Ellen makes a range of new materials available to her students in class. She brings in not only her own hand-dyed threads and fabrics, but stabilizers, tools and fibers she knows are hard to find so you don’t have to go searching.
Lectures Ellen offers a large range of lectures to appeal to every kind of group Lectures: Include slide show and copious trunk show. Thread Magic- A slide show and discussion of machine embroidery and quilting as a design in the art quilt community, Recommended for groups with an interest in machine work or as an overview of contemporary techniques. The Color Cookbook Approach: A slide lecture offering a gentle and personal approach to color uses. Recommended for anyone wanting to expand their color vocabulary in their work The Thread Magic of Ellen Anne Eddy: A slide show and discussion of my own passage as a quilter and artist. Recommended for groups that want to see a show focused on Ellen’s work only. The Beautiful Beast: A slide show exploring the images of animals in the quilt world. Recommended for groups who are more interested in quilting stories than in techniques. The Visual Path: A slide show explaining visual design principals applied to nature quilts. Recommended for groups who are interested in exploring design principles and art in motion.
Ellen has spent most of her life teaching, writing or working with fabric . S he currently teaches a series of fiber art courses covering all kinds of free motion techniques for quilters
Her innovative Meeting in a Box program offers your guild A box full of her wonderful fabrics and threads your members can purchase and a fun inexpensive guild evening .
<ul><li>She lives at her studio in the Indiana Dunes area with four cats and three greyhounds. </li></ul>
Tapestries come in a range of sizes, shapes and prices to fit all budgets. Commission inquiries are welcome. Ellen’s work is also available for gallery and guild shows.
Her book, Thread Magic: the Enchanted World of Ellen Anne Eddy is available from Quilting Arts Publications
Her new story book, Tigrey Leads the Parade , will be out spring 2009!
<ul><li>Ellen Anne Eddy’s Thread Magic Tapestries, Classes, CDs and Books are available from </li></ul><ul><li>Thread Magic Studio </li></ul><ul><li>125 Franklin Street </li></ul><ul><li>Porter, IN 46304 </li></ul><ul><li>219-921-0885 </li></ul><ul><li>Office Manager at </li></ul><ul><li>405 735-3703 </li></ul><ul><li>Web site at www.ellenanneeddy.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Call or go online for a current catalog of available works. </li></ul>