Layered Fabric Assemblage

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Description

Layered Fabric Assemblage with Vicki Assegued

November 17 – 19, 2022 | Thursday – Saturday | Theatre Studio

Times – Thurs. 1 – 5 pm | Fri & Sat 10 am – 5 pm

Medium – Fiber/Mixed Media

All Levels of experience are welcome.

Learn many techniques for creating a truly unique and stunning art piece, with multiple layers and textures of fabric. Create a base, covered with beautiful overlays of fabric, surrounded by shapes that extend outward, giving the piece added shape, dimension, and excitement. The final piece will hang on the wall. No sewing involved. Perfect for beginning through advanced artists.

Enrolled students are invited to attend my presentation at the Verde Valley Weavers & Spinners Guild meeting at the Sedona Arts Center starting at 11 am on Thursday morning, November 17 before the workshop begins. It will also be in the Theatre Studio, the same room where the workshop will take place.  There will be a break between the presentation and the workshop, so you will have time for lunch.

In-Person Classes

COVID Health and Safety Protocols

The health and safety of our Patrons, Students, Volunteers, and Staff are a top priority. Since COVID-19 first surfaced, our staff continues to monitor the situation closely, taking every precaution to keep our Patrons, Students, Volunteers, Staff, and our community safe.

  • Masks inside our buildings are optional until further notice.

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Vicki Assegued

Vicki Assegued

For me, art is life, and every aspect of the creative process is metaphorical and pertinent to everything else I do and all that I am. I look at the world around me as a grand and glorious art piece, and everything within it as a possible object to include in my art. Through the making of art, my inner world manifests into the outer world, bringing my vibrant spirit into form, in order to share the beauty of life with the vibrant spirits of others.

I work with fiber art, collecting second-hand clothing, placemats, pillowcases, lace, crochet, trims, belts, yarn, string and other fiber and fun objects. I so enjoy finding what is precious and possible in these materials that were once considered disposable, unimportant, uninteresting or lacking in value. I am continually experimenting with these materials, finding new ways to layer, weave, tie, attach and arrange them to create dynamic pieces. I hope my work will inspire others to make art from the objects in their lives, to look at the world around them as full of creative possibilities.

One of my greatest joys with my art process is to teach my techniques to others and support them to create their own stunning and unique masterpieces. I love giving people the gift of new skills and tools for expressing themselves, creating their own beauty and then sharing their artwork with the people in their lives. I offer individual and group workshops, both in person and online. I strive to have my workshops, and my artwork itself, inspire others to explore their own artistic self, and to enjoy the immense delight of the creative process and outcome.

I can also create commissions for you, customized by color, space size, theme and design requests. I can use my fabrics and/or any fabrics that hold sentimental or aesthetic value for you, such as clothing, table cloths, curtains, buttons, accessories, jewelry parts, and other treasured items.

I also work in the field of Restorative Justice and Conflict Resolution, where I have the honor of facilitating meetings that bring about incredible transformation and healing for those involved. This concept of transformation is also reflected in my artwork, where I re-purpose materials in order to manifest this desire to bring out the beautiful possibilities of change, even when it isn’t apparent at first glance.

The creative process itself is absolutely magical to me, how we’ve been given these gifts to recognize the potential of the world around us, and to turn some of what we see into an innovative expression of what can be, of who we are, and of our mutual humanity around inspiration and beauty.I have always felt a sense of being a conduit for the creative process to move through. I am deeply grateful for this experience, which fills my life with constant excitement and inspiration.

MATERIALS LIST:

  • Steam-A-Seam 2
  • Excellent fabric scissors
  • Cardboard
  • Fabric
  • Pen
  • Ruler

Please read these important details about the supplies and materials!

Steam-A-Seam 2:

  • Three packages of 9″x12″ “Steam-A-Seam 2” sheets, (with five sheets per package).
  • This product can be ordered on Amazon, or other sites.
  • Be sure to get “Steam-A-Seam 2 Double Stick Fusible Web” and NOT “Steam-A-Seam Lite.”
  • (Some fabric and craft stores sell this product in bulk, so you can buy it by the yard).

Excellent fabric scissors

  • I use Gingher 7 inch but you can use any good fabric scissors you may have at home.

Cardboard boxes

  • Three of the same size Post Office Priority Mailboxes with this written on them:  Priority Mail, Medium Flat Rate Box, One Rate-AnyWeight, ID: 11.875 x 3.375 x 13.625, OD: 12 x 3.5 x 14.125I   (Only get this size)!

Fabric

  • Have a variety of fabric to cut up, such as clothing, trims, lace, crocheted pieces, pillow cases, place mats, fabric scraps, tablecloths, etc. The sky’s the limit with this. Any type of fabric will work, (except thin silk).

Cancellation Policy

Registration

  • Each student must enroll individually
  • Students may register online or by calling the Sedona Arts Center’s Administrative Offices in the Art Barn, toll-free at 888-954-4442 or locally at 928-282-3809
  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express are accepted or student may pay with cash or check by registering in person during office hours at the Art Barn

In-Person and Online Workshops

  • Payment in full is due upon registration, or a payment plan can be put in place by the student upon check-out through Sezzle.
  • There is a $125 Cancellation Fee for any cancellations made before October 17, 2022. Remaining balance will be refunded.
  • There are no refunds after October 17, 2022.
  • If Sedona Arts Center cancels the workshop for any reason, all payments made will be refunded in full

Important Message

The Sedona Arts Center is not responsible for providing make-up sessions or issuing refunds, credits, or transfers for courses missed as a result of illness, emergencies, or other events beyond our control. There are absolutely no refunds after the cut-off date for any reason, unless the Sedona Arts Center has to cancel the workshop, then all fees paid will be refunded in full.

Covid-19 Update for In-Person Classes and Workshops: 

As long as SAC is able to provide an environment that adheres to the CDC guidelines for social gatherings, and assuming all other normal criteria are met and the workshop or class goes forward, the above cancellation policies are in effect.

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