ABSTRACT LANDSCAPES A landscape quilt translated my love of nature into a passion for quilting. Over the years, I have developed techniques and methods for turning ideas into landscape quilts. Class will start with a small trunk show of [...]
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Click on pictures to enlarge. Press the quilt top, backing and batting. The backing is about 3" wider and longer than the quilt top and the batting is about 2" wider and longer than the backing. [...]
Nelly's work has been accepted in the upcoming Textile Art Alliance Member Exhibition. July 24 - Sept. 9, 2016 Gallery Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9 am - 9 pm; Sat. & Sun. 9 am - 5 pm. All are [...]
HOW AND WHY I QUILTED THAT AS I DID Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 2:30 PM-5:00 PM Using her award winning quilts as examples, Nelly explores how to deal with all kinds of quilts, from applique and traditional quilts to pieced [...]
Registration for classes is now open. Register soon, space is limited. PIANO KEYS AND CHAMPAGNE BUBBLES Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 8:30 AM-11:30 AM While working on this elegant and contemporary wall quilt you will explore [...]
I have uploaded a several new workshops in my website. These are all great, fun and easy to make (once I show you how). Book a workshop for your guild today. For more info go to the Workshop tab in my website ArtelasQuilts.com [...]
Click on the images to see more. The Fall of 2008 was the first time I taught for the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo. It was also their first Georgia Quilt Show in Atlanta, GA. A big part of getting [...]
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Friday, March 27, 2015 1 - 4 This is a smaller version of the one recently featured in "Modern Patchwork Magazine. Working with Nelly’s 60 degree triangle ruler, strips of fabric and employing one of her fast-and-accurate [...]
I will be at the Gwinnett Center in Atlanta, GA, this coming March to share with you many new things. This time I will bring to you three machine quilting classes and one quilt construction technique. These classes are all [...]
I will be back to teach at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, in Kirtland, Ohio. For 24 years they have hosted the largest Quilt Show in North East Ohio. This year it is "Quilts 2015". It Opens February 24 and ends March [...]
What is Nelly teaching this fall? Where is she teaching? Nelly is teaching several great classes this fall. Actually, she is starting before the fall really gets here. Already in the calendar are: Pittsburgh: August 14 to the 16, 2014, [...]
I have made several portable pressing boards. I use them when I teach for guilds, or when I go to a quilting retreat or in my sewing-office for smaller proyects or for a very big project that needs pressing in [...]
Here is how I would approach the making of pinwheels from pre-cut squares. (Click on images to enlarge) If the first one you make is not perfect, don't worry, the next one will be better. [...]
Here are some ideas to make your own labels You can use cookie cutters, trace designs from books (that have a flexible copyright), use stamps or stencils or draw your own. You can also create labels in your computer and [...]