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Irene Blanck Lecture Information

Irene will present her lecture:

My journey in quilting

choosing fabric for quilts,

prepping your complete quilt before sewing –

and I share a Powerpoint of my quilts.

May be an image of 1 person, jewellery and outdoors

Irene’s bio (people who have seen her lecture say she is very entertaining)

I live in Melbourne, Australia. I have been quilting for the last 30 years and enjoyed and learned all techniques, from machine piecing, English Paper Piecing, Foundation Piecing and Needleturn Applique. I started designing my own applique quilts in 2007 and was asked to teach my first quilt. I haven’t looked back since then.

I enjoy teaching all aspects of needleturn applique and instilling in quilters the love for needleturn applique. I try and run my classes as sit and sew sessions where we have a fun and relaxing day, chatting to friends as well as learning new techniques or perfecting on learned techniques. I am now expanding into prepared edge applique as well as my version of “template” applique. I teach all the shortcuts that I’ve learnt over the years – mostly from making mistakes along the way and having to re-do sewing over and over.

I have been extremely fortunate to have had a book published by Quiltmania in 2015 – called “Focus on Applique”. This helped launch my international career.

I have also had some quilts published in magazines in Australia and Europe, recently in Today’s Quilter, a magazine from the UK.

I have taught extensively in the USA, Europe and here in Australia.

The link for signing up for Irene’s lecture is here.

We need a minimum sign up.  Please sign up by October 12th. If we don’t get enough, your $10 will be refunded.