Workshop & Instructor Information

Sandra Leichner art quilt

Sandra Leichner

Dynamic Applique

March 23 - 26, 2013

3-Day Workshop

Intermediate to Advanced

Learn Sandra’s unique techniques for intricate layered hand appliqué and hand embroidery technique that creates depth and interest in an appliqué design. Appliqué techniques for truly pointed points, eliminating stitch pile-up on inner points, smooth curves and circles plus the truly invisible appliqué stitch will be covered. Focus in on the details and learn how to paint with thread using hand embroidery technique to create a more sophisticated and artistic overall design. A demonstration will also be given on the optional use of colored pencil technique to add yet another layer of interest. Create truly Dynamic Appliqué! Project may differ from photograph.

Sandra is an internationally awarded and recognized Master Appliqué Artist and is known for her masterpiece quilts that showcase her unique illustrative approach with hand appliqué and hand embellishment techniques.

Her work has consistently garnered major juried national and international awards including numerous major Best of Show awards as well as the RJR Best of Show Wall Quilt at the AQS quilt show in Paducah and two Master Awards at the International Quilt Festival in Houston for Innovative and Contemporary Artistry. Her work is included in the permanent collections of two national quilt museums including the National Quilt Museum.

Sandra has also appeared in three PBS specials and The American Quilter television program. Sandra and her quilts have been published in many sources worldwide.

Sandra's Blog: “Sandra’s Snippets

Sandra Leichner applique