Master Class “Panel Quilt”

Master Class “Panel Quilt”
(Little houses in separate blocks)
Gethyn Soderman

• The class will take place in one day, from 10:00am to 4:30pm.
• The available dates are: Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November, 2017.
• The class will be in: David H. Lawrence N° 5065-3; Col. Jardínes Universidad; Zapopan, Jalisco.

The fee includes the supplies kit with all the necessary materials for the front of the quilt; IT DOESN’T include the batting or the backing. The use of the classroom, sewing machine and coffee break are included in the price. The class is $2,400 MXN per person.

We will decide on the moment to order some food for lunch (not included in the price).

The class is limited to 10 people per day, so you’ll be able to choose the date of your preference on a first paid, first served basis. Payment should be made to Eduardo Ramírez Cato, HSBC account number 40535 92036 or through a bank transfer CLABE: 021 580 040 535 920 363. Once you have made your payment, send an e-mail to including a scan of your payment slip and your preferred date. Without this e-mail we won’t be able to track your payment and your place in the class won’t be confirmed.

In this class you’ll learn how to create a quilt made up by various panels or blocks that you’ll decide how to put together, depending on the theme of your piece. The themes can be as varied as your imagination decides.

The panel technique, created by the teacher Gethyn Soderman is very striking and allows for a lot of freedom, beyond the formal. It could be said that it’s for the free-spirited who, even when following a few rules, can leave some others to wait.

For this class you must only bring your basic sewing kit: pencil, paper, scissors for paper and for fabric.

Teacher Gethyn Soderman has created art in some way since her childhood and has always been attracted by the small details. Her father and grandmother always encouraged her to enjoy observing the details calmly and in silence.

Gethyn studied Biology and Fine Arts in University, as well as scientific illustration with Virginia Simon, art director of the Yale Medical School. She has worked as a scientific illustrator, graphic designer, furniture designer and artist in various media. She is currently focusing in textile arts and makes quilts since 2008.

In her work she uses various processes. She developed the “Panel Quilt” technique as an exploration to combining many parts into one whole. Each part is an entity in itself, and yet, it’s interdependent on the neighboring piece. She explores the connection and the influence above everything else.