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Amanda Herring of The Quilted Fish
Amanda Herring is a pattern and fabric designer under the name The Quilted Fish.  She has designed 14 lines of fabric for Riley Blake Designs as well as paper, jewelry and home décor for other companies.  Amanda loves all things creative and loves to help other people on their creative path which she does with her fabric and designs as well as through her creativity retreats called Find Your Lula.

Click on the link below and listen to our chat with Amanda about her pursuit of creativity and details about the classes she'll be teaching at Creative Harvest Festival. Then scroll down to see more details about the classes she's teaching during our event. Links are provided to each class to sign up. All Creative Harvest Festival participants are required to pay a one-time registration fee in addition to any fees for classes or events.

Here are the classes Amanda will be teaching:

CHF30 -- Leather Cuff Bracelet


Sit back and relax and do some stitching....on LEATHER!  This super unique and trendy leather cuff is the perfect place to show off your embroidery stitches. Learn 3 simple embroidery stitches and how to make a fluffy detachable flower.  

Kit fee includes pre-punched leather cuff, embroidery floss, and fabric for flower.

This half-day class will be taught on Thursday, September 22. Click HERE to sign up for this class.


CHF31 -- Bohemian Booties
Make your own pair of comfortable booties to keep your tootsies toasty this winter!   This class with Amanda Herring will walk you through the construction of your booties.  Once your friends see these, everyone is going to want a pair, so be prepared to make a bunch!

Bring to Class: 
All fabric requirements are assuming that fabric is directional.  Stripes are not suitable for bootie uppers.For each of the booties you will need the following yardage in high quality cotton, minky (or other soft fabric) AND batting.


For bootie cuff (around ankle):
  • 1/4 yard for all sizes
For bootie upper:
  • 3/8 yard for youth size 1- adult size 8
  • 1/2 yard for adult size 9-11
Plus:
  • 1/8 yard fabric for the soles
  • scraps of leather for the soles
  • Two 1” buttons
*minky and batting for soles are included in above yardage

 


 This half-day class will be taught Friday, September 23. Click HERE to sign up for this class.

CHF32 -- Make it Snappy Bag

Join Amanda Herring to make this fun and simple cross body bag.  This bag has two pockets and is perfect for women of all ages to use for carrying the essentials.  This is a great bag for beginners and advanced alike.  

 

Bring to Class:

  • 2 fat quarters for bag body
  • 1 yard of medium weight fusible interfacing
  • 5" X 40" Strip for the strap

This half-day class will be taught on Friday, September 23. Click HERE to sign up for this class.
CHF33 -- Basket Case

This fabulous basket will come in handy for just about all of your storage needs!  Amanda Herring will walk you through making this best selling pattern.  Perfect for storing fabric, blankets, or even for towels and supplies for a trip to the pool.

 

 

Bring to Class:

  • 1  1/4 yards for exterior
  • 1  1/4 yards for interior
  • 3/8 yard for exterior trim
  • 1 yard of decorative cording/rope

This half-day class will be taught on Thursday, September 22 and Saturday, September 24. Click HERE to sign up for this class.

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