Workshop Instructors    

Workshops at FabMo

 

Monica teaches art workshops all over the Bay Area including SCRAP in San Francisco and FabMo. She is currently the Artist in Residence at Ruth’s Table in San Francisco, teaching art workshops specializing in using found, repurposed and recycled materials.  She regularly teaches together with Dorothy Yuki.

Dorothy - together with Monica Lee - has given workshops at SCRAP San Francisco and for Friends of Calligraphy and was on the Executive Committee for Art for the America Japan Grassroot Summit 2010 with Monica Lee. She has also assisted in workshops with Monica at Ruth’s Table at the Bethany Center in San Francisco.

Therese May

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Workshops:

    Quilted Portraits






Therese is an internationally known, award-winning quilter who has been teaching quilting and art since 1985. Therese says: “My Art is from my Heart, most definitely. I also believe that art is for healing. Each and every one of us is creative.”

Nancy Welch Workshops:

    Papermaking

    “What Can I Do With THAT?”

    Making books

    Tassels

   

Dorit Elisha

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Workshops:

    Gelatin Print & Artist Book

    Screenprinted Tote, etc.

Dorit is a published and exhibiting mixed media artist and instructor. She has been teaching for 22 years in the Bay Area and around the country. She has published books and participated in several art shows in the area.

Luanne Seymour

Workshops:

    Mixed Fabric Tote Bags

    Small Zipper Bags

    Patchwork Collage Fabric

Luanne Seymour is a graphic designer, teacher, and instructional designer. She has been quilting and sewing for over 40 years. She has taught art and design classes to K-6, college, and adult students since 1989.

Ingrid Pomeroy

Workshops:

    Vintage Wrist Cuffs

Ingrid’s work has been published in many “Somerset Studio” publications, including, “Digital Studio” “Holidays & Celebrations”, “Home”, “Memories”, “Apronology”, “Gallery”, “Life”, “Sew Somerset” and “Jewelry”. She has been featured in several episodes of HGTV’s “Curb Appeal”. She currently teaches mixed-media art classes in Half Moon Bay/ Princeton by the Sea, Lafayette, and Berkeley.

Nancy has an MFA and taught art from kindergarten through Junior College at Foothill and Canada. She has written several books and numerous articles on textiles and paper arts. Her current passion is playing with FabMo finds.


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We are pleased to have highly skilled and well respected folks conducting workshops at FabMo!  Such talent!  Such creativity!  Here is a partial list.

Kathleen Callan

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Workshops:

    Reversible Summer HAT

Kathleen teaches private lessons, and has worked Professional Productions for Theatrical Unions.  She has been involved with FabMo for many years and was exhibitor at FabMo’s Textile Art Boutique in 2010.  Her website has additional information and designs all constructed by herself. 

Marge Gordon

Workshops:

    Introduction to sewing

    Creating with Denim

Marge Gordon has been sewing for the past 35 years. She's done everything from basic hemming to creating wedding dresses. She loves to teach people to make a scrap quilt from what they have around the house and then embellishing it.  She loves teaching children  because "they are little sponges".


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Kamal Ragbota

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Workshops:

Recycle,Repurpose,Restyle

Teaching under community education program at Chabot College for 3 years. I teach beginning and intermediate sewing classes, crochet class, and teach kids during summer. Teaching at summer camp in Kids College (Delta College, Stockton), for about 2 years now. Classes taught include re-designing t-shirts, fashion illustration. Joann fabric store – teach sewing, crochet, and knitting classes. I am also a custom clothier and pattern maker. I design and make formal and informal wear. Please visit my website, www.krdezinestudio.com for more information and images.

Arlene Magarian

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Workshops:

    Braided Rug and Basket Making

As an artisan, colorist and reuse fiend Arlene handcrafts braided rugs, baskets, meditation/dance mats, pet beds, seat mats, wall hangings, and more - all using the braid and recycled materials of all kinds. In addition to custom work and repair of elder braided rugs she teaches this historic craft to all ages from 8-80 in diverse settings all over California.

Caroline is a teacher and fiber artist who has an academic background as well as experience in teaching Beginning Clothing Constrution at College of San Mateo. Her art quilts have been exhibited at PIQF and galleries in the Bay Area.

Caroline Ogg

Workshops:

    Tote Bags 101


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