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Modern Quilt Masters is an intensive four–day retreat of focused instruction from modern makers who have honed their craft…In a small group setting of no more than twelve students, even the most seasoned of modern quilters is bound to learn and grow in this design-intensive retreat. The inaugural Modern Quilt Masters will be held June 8–11, 2017 in Napa, California with Denyse Schmidt.

Small

In an intimate workshop environment, you will have an individual experience with new friends.

Focus

With four days of instruction, you will be able to learn in depth the techniques and design concepts.

Master

With time to explore and be inspired, you learn master level design and technique

Denyse Schmidt

A former graphic designer and graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, Denyse Schmidt has changed the way we think about quilts. Intrigued by the rich historical nature of quilts and inspired by beauty born of necessity, Denyse adds her distinctive aesthetic sensibility — clean, spare lines, rich color, and bold graphics — to this rich art form. Though firmly rooted in the techniques of American quiltmaking, Denyse Schmidt is renowned for her fresh, offbeat approach to design and color and has won acclaim from the worlds of art, design, and craft. As author of Denyse Schmidt Quilts (Chronicle Books, 2005) and Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration (STC Craft, 2012); fabric designer for FreeSpirit and Fabric Traditions; and teacher of a series of popular improvisational patchwork piecing workshops; Denyse continues to inspire with her witty take on tradition. Denyse’s studio is located in a historic factory building in Bridgeport, Connecticut. For more information, visit www.dsquilts.com.

SCHEDULE

6:00 p.m. – Meet & Greet in downtown Napa

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Morning Instruction

12:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Afternoon Instruction

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Morning Instruction

12:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Afternoon Instruction

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Morning Instruction

12:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Afternoon Instruction

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Morning Instruction

12:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Afternoon Instruction

venue

Napa, California is known for its hospitality, fine food, and luxury hotels. As the County seat for one of the world's Great Wine Capitals, the Napa name is synonymous with quality. Napa is a vibrant and modern town with a respect for its past. Just down the road from protected historic districts, home to some of northern California's finest Victorian homes, you will find visually stimulating contemporary architecture. Most accommodations are only minutes away from popular spots at Main Street ``Restaurant Row,`` the West End, and the Oxbow District.

Art Barn

Created by Pokey Bolton, the Art Barn is the most beautiful and inspirational workshop space for quilters in California. The space includes every detail a quilter would need to create. Students will be sent the address upon registration.

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Lodging

Modern Quilt Masters does not provided accommodations for our event. Below we have listed some nearby options for hotels. There will be a private Facebook group set up for attendees to aide in sharing accommodations and information.

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