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Airport Shuttle

Getting here is easy! Fly into Duluth, Minnesota, enjoy a picturesque drive and quaint ferry ride, then it's Island Time!

Bernina sewing machine rentals
We provide Bernina 530 sewing machines for rent during your workshop.  The rental fee is $85 per week.

Our Studio Equipment 
Includes irons, ironing boards, cutting tables, cutting mats, 4 x 8’ design boards and fabulous prairie views.

Local Fabric Shops

  • Woods Hall on Madeline Island has a selection of yarns including homegrown and dyed lambs wool. 

  • Orchards Edge Quilt Shop in our port town of Bayfield, offers an extensive selection of fabrics and threads.  Enjoy an evening ferry ride and dinner in Bayfield, and a visit to the shop.

“This is one of my favorite places to teach here in North America. The art school has been very thoughtfully planned out on this small island surrounded by wonderful vegetation and animal life. The classroom is so spacious and we spent to the week overlooking the meadow where many deer and birds visited...The island is so easy to get to.  I flew into Duluth then drove a couple of hours caught a 20 minute ferry and then drove one mile to the school.” – MISA quilting instructor, Sue Spargo



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  QSSSF030120 - Folk-Art in Santa Fe: Creating with Hand Dyed Wool and Textural Fabrics

Let the beauty and culture of Santa Fe inspire your quilt designs during this extra special retreat with Sue Spargo. This is a six day workshop with an afternoon at the Museum of International Folk Art.



Dates: 03/01/20 to 03/06/20
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Sue Spargo
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Registration Closed - Class FULL
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QKPM033020 - Jumpstart Design and Creativity in Santa Fe

Join Katie at our campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Learn the basics of good design and explore exercises to unleash the creative process. Bring out your inner artist and learn to apply the principles to making of art quilts. ONLY ONE SPOT LEFT!

 



Dates: 03/30/20 to 04/03/20
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Katie Pasquini Masopust
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 $825.00
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  QSFSC040620 - Fabric Images in Santa Fe

Create a fabric collage quilt from an image of your choosing by using Susan’s unique collage piecing process. Go beyond the photo to make a design full of color, rhythm and life!

ONLY ONE SPOT LEFT!



Dates: 04/06/20 to 04/10/20
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Instructor: Susan Carlson
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 $1,170.00
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  QWR042020 - One-Day Modern Quilting Workshops with Weeks Ringle in Santa Fe

Join Modern Quilter Weeks Ringle for a one day or multiple days workshop in Santa Fe this Spring. Learn color & composition, Transparency, Magic Inch Quilts, Modern Kaleiscopes, and Rediscover your Stash each day of the week. Nightly lodging is available. 



Dates: 04/20/20 to 04/24/20
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Weeks Ringle
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 $210.00
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  QSC06082020 - Advanced Fabric Collage Quilting

This is an advanced workshop for students who have previously taken two or more week-long fabric collage classes with Susan Carlson. A solid understanding of the fabric collage technique is required.



Dates: 06/08/20 to 06/12/20
Level: Advanced
Instructor: Susan Carlson
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 $1,170.00
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QSC061520 - Fabric Images

Create a fabric collage quilt from an image of your choosing by using Susan’s unique collage piecing process. Go beyond the photo to make a design full of color, rhythm and life!

 



Dates: 06/15/20 to 06/19/20
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Instructor: Susan Carlson
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 $1,170.00
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  QSS072720 - Masterclass in Stitchology

Master stitching workshop with Folk-Art Quilting Queen Sue Spargo and her daughters Aimee and Kelly.



Dates: 07/27/20 to 07/31/20
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Instructor: Sue Spargo
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QHC081720 - Dye-Paint Your Images: Bring Them to Life With Quilting

In the first part of this workshop, you will learn how to paint images with Procion dyes on cotton. In the second part of the workshop, we will explore new ideas about how to use quilting to enhance the look of your painted cloth. The main objective is to use quilting lines to create depth, texture, tension, or shadowing which will give a new dimension to your quilt.



Dates: 08/17/20 to 08/21/20
Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Hollis Chatelain
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 $870.00
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QSB81720 - Monoprint the Quilt

Sue Benner will demonstrate how to paint and print at different levels of construction, from manipulating a single piece of fabric to the entire surface of the quilt.  Through experimentation with opaque and metallic paints, each participant will have the opportunity to create two works: one abstract and open-ended, the other more realistic and image-based.  



Dates: 08/17/20 to 08/21/20
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Sue Benner
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 $870.00
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QMS083120 - Making Prints Out of Solids

Using solid colored quilters cottons, students will learn how to stitch an assortment of pieced prints including stripes, dots, lattices, plaids, and tracks. While learning these new techniques, students will also be given information about working with solids colored fabrics, improvisational piecing techniques, and ideas for taking these techniques and creating original quilts.

 



Dates: 08/31/20 to 09/04/20
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Maria Shell
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 $800.00
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QDL091320 - Five-Day Art Quilt Design Intensive

Denise’s Art Quilt Design Intensive workshop focuses on quilt composition, fabric painting, and the
comparative effects, strengths, benefits, and use – basically, the “what, why, when, and how" – of
alternative quilt top construction and finishing techniques.



Dates: 09/14/20 to 09/18/20
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Denise Labadie
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 $775.00
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  QJN09212020 - Quiltworx University

Quiltworx University takes Quiltworx Workshops to a new level. Create a customized design, learn the latest paper piecing techniques, and receive first class instruction from Judy Niemeyer and a team of Certified Instructors.



Dates: 09/21/20 to 09/25/20
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Judy Niemeyer
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 $1,299.00
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  QHP100520 - Visible Hand Piecing and Improv. Hand Quilting

Heidi Parke's Improv Visble Piecing and Improv. Hand Quilting workshop includes many unique handwork techniques that will be exciting and accessible for all levels including beginners and advanced students. 



Dates: 10/05/20 to 10/09/20
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Heidi Parkes
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 $950.00
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  QJS100520 - SKY OMBRÉ WORKSHOP

On an island, under a big sky come play with ombrés and learn to unlock the limitless potential of color, value and grandeur of gradient SKY fabrics to make your quilts sparkle. Jennifer will lead this workshop, based on her new book and fabric, OMBRÉ QUILTS (C&T Publishing) SKY Collection (Robert Kaufman) to delve into learning more about the relativity of color and value through practice.



Dates: 10/05/20 to 10/09/20
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Jennifer Sampou
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 $950.00
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QNCTVR11302020 - Improvisational Exercises: Part I at Tanque Verde Ranch

This brand new 5-day class that promotes improvisational approaches to composition without benefit of “pre-planning” and “intellectualizing.” 




Dates: 11/30/20 to 12/04/20
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Instructor: Nancy Crow
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Registration Closed - Class FULL
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  QNCTVR12072020 - Improvisational Exercises: Part I at Tanque Verde Ranch

JUST ADDED, if you missed the November Improvisational Exercises: Part I this workshop is your last opportunity to not miss out on Nancy Crow in Tucson AZ 2020.

This brand new 5-day class that promotes improvisational approaches to composition without benefit of “pre-planning” and “intellectualizing.” 

 



Dates: 12/07/20 to 12/11/20
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Instructor: Nancy Crow
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  QTVRJK020121 - Orphan Blocks

Do you have a collection of blocks made that never made it into a quilt? Work with these Orphan Blocks or create some new ones to construct a new design of your own with Jen Kingwell, renowned quilt designer and maker.

 



Dates: 02/01/21 to 02/05/21
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Jen Kingwell
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 $950.00
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QTVRSS020121 - Indigo Vases: A Small Study Workshop

Start with a layered textured background, then embellish nine small vases with hand-dyed indigo fabrics, threads and beads.

 



Dates: 02/01/21 to 02/05/21
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Sue Spargo
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 $1,270.00
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  QSFKD03012021 - Organic Design

Take control of your personal design process! 



Dates: 03/01/21 to 03/05/21
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Kathy Doughty
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 $950.00
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  QSFT030821 - Explorations in Color, Form and Value

In this class we will explore how the arrangement of value, color and form can create visually complex quilts from the repetition of a simple block.



Dates: 03/08/21 to 03/12/21
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Instructor: Tara Faughnan
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 $950.00
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QSCSF041221 - Fabric Images at Santa Fe

Create a fabric collage quilt from an image of your choosing by using Susan’s unique collage piecing process. Go beyond the photo to make a design full of color, rhythm and life!



Dates: 04/12/21 to 04/16/21
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Instructor: Susan Carlson
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 $1,170.00
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  QSCSF041921 - Advanced Fabric Collage Quilting

This is an advanced workshop for students who have previously taken two or more week-long fabric collage classes with Susan Carlson. A solid understanding of the fabric collage technique is required.



Dates: 04/19/21 to 04/23/21
Level: Advanced
Instructor: Susan Carlson
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 $1,170.00
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QSFSS050921 - Folk Art in Santa Fe: Creating with Hand-Dyed Wool and Textural Fabrics

Let the beauty and culture of Santa Fe inspire your quilt designs during this extra special retreat with Sue Spargo. This is a six day workshop with an afternoon spent at the Museum of International Folk Art.



Dates: 05/09/21 to 05/14/21
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Sue Spargo
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 $1,520.00
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  QKPM051021 - From Watercolor to Quilt in Santa Fe

Turn your abstract watercolor painting into a contemporary quilt with Katie in Santa Fe. 



Dates: 05/10/21 to 05/14/21
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Katie Pasquini Masopust
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 $895.00
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QSFGL051721 - The Textured Landscape in Santa Fe

Create a stunning, colourful and textured design based on beautiful landscape using Gloria’s layered fabric technique.



Dates: 05/17/21 to 05/21/21
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Gloria Loughman
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 $895.00
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  QSS072621 - Homegrown

As the saying goes, "Home is where the Heart is"... from cottages to casistas, from mud houses to log cabins, homes from across the globe gather together in Homegrown. 



Dates: 07/26/21 to 07/30/21
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Sue Spargo
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 $1,270.00
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  QSS080221 - Forest for the Trees

Join me for five full days of stitching in one of my newest creative design class in spired by my new book ‘Forest for the Trees’. Design and hand stitch a piece featuring a tree of you choice.



Dates: 08/02/21 to 08/06/21
Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Sue Spargo
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 $1,270.00
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  QTVRNC113021 - Sets And Variables I & II: Using A Simple Motif & A Compound Motif

Sets and Variables I & II is based on exploring the use of a simple geometrical motif and its compound version in compositions.

These two workshops are best taken in sequence as a two-week class in intermediate composition... or if this is not possible…you can enroll in one week or the other.

Sets And Variables I & II: Using A Simple Motif & A Compound Motif 

Sets and Variables III: Using a Linear Motif 



Dates: 11/29/21 to 12/03/21
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Instructor: Nancy Crow
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 $1,170.00
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  QTVR120721 - Sets and Variables III: Using a Linear Motif

Sets and Variables III is based on exploring the use of a LINEAR motif and its compound version in compositions.

These two workshops are best taken in sequence as a two-week class in intermediate composition... or if this is not possible…you can enroll in one week or the other.

Sets And Variables I & II: Using A Simple Motif & A Compound Motif 

Sets and Variables III: Using a Linear Motif 



Dates: 12/06/21 to 12/10/21
Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Nancy Crow
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 $1,170.00
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  QSBTV013122 - Driven to Abstraction-developing abstract imagery

Through exercises, slide shows, individual discussions and a review of the history of abstraction, Sue Benner will lead you through methods for developing abstract imagery at our Tucson Ranch campus. 



Dates: 01/31/22 to 02/04/22
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Sue Benner
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 $1,095.00
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  QSS080122 - Masterclass in Stitchology

Master stitching workshop with Folk-Art Quilting Queen Sue Spargo and her daughters Aimee and Kelly.



Dates: 08/01/22 to 08/05/22
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Instructor: Sue Spargo
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 $1,550.00
 
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