Lola Jenkins Quilt Artist

Monday, June 26, 2017


 On August 11, 2017Lola Jenkins–Quilt Artist will present a lecture titled "Ms. Bubble Buster".  Lola takes you on a journey of her quilting career.  Her lecture/trunk show is a hilarious account of tools and techniques, of the trade, she uses in the most unusual ways.  She keeps the audience attention with her personality, talent, and stories.   It is one of those programs that is downright unforgettable and can be compared to none you have ever heard or seen.  Those who attend are in awe, and those who do not attend are sorry that they missed it.  The guild members will be talking about this program for years to come.  At the end of her presentation at Quilt Expo with “Sewing with Nancy”, September 2014, Lola received the only standing ovation that has ever been given to a speaker at this event.  Since then, Lola has consistently been given standing ovation across the U.S. and abroad.

  • Portrait Collage:  On August 12, 2017, Students will learn to make a collage portrait using a pattern provided by the instructor. First Lola gives students tips on how to experiment with color, design, and variety of non-traditional fabrics in creating the portrait collage wall-hanging.  Lola explains a variety of approaches to achieve a realistic representation of the individual being made.  Students are guided through fabric selection, value, and how to capture unique features of each individual.  In addition, the proper use of different fusible webs, and the applique pressing sheet is discussed  Students are also given all the information to enlarge, and manipulate their own photos to make a pattern using photo manipulation software.  The majority of students will complete this project in the class.  5 student min 20 student max. Kit 20.00 which includes all fabric, pattern, fusible and instructor’s notes. Not mandatory but highly recommended for the one day class. No sewing machine required.