Garden of Capri Virtual Class

with Diane Russell 

In this workshop you will learn the techniques to construct a window inspired wall hanging full of beautiful botanicals, butterflies, dragonflies & bumble bees. We will be delving into the world of creating art quilts by adding an assortment of techniques and embellishments to your creation. If you prefer, you can create a traditional wall hanging, and forgo the art quilt techniques. Techniques to be discussed include but are not limited to: perspective designing, design as you go, free motion thread painting, hand painting fabric, TempLee, fiber couching, raw edge applique, 3D embellishments, beading and binding.

Hosted live on Zoom, with corresponding private Facebook group.

Warm Up Bonus Class-Tuesday, September 5th from 6-7pm EST

Tools Used:

Instructional Videos and Pattern. *Template Products Not Include


Introducing the new Butterflies & Botanicals 5pc Sampler Set by “Designs to Di For”, manufactured by Sew Steady

Create the ultimate summer garden designs with this 5 piece sampler set. In this class learn how to combine these designs to make beautiful garden designs and see how the project pops with TempLeeQuilt Technique a form of reverse applique.

The Sampler Set includes:

  • Butterfly Wings (4.5” tall x 3” wide design)
  • Butterfly Body (3” tall & 1-3/4” tall designs)
  • Daisy Pointed Petal-Small (2” design) & Large (3-1/4” design)
  • Plumeria Full Pointed Petal-Small (3-1/2” design)

Diane Russell

Quilter & Sew Steady Promoted Instructor

Diane Russell is a self-taught fiber artist specializing in surface design and quilting. She has been quilting and sewing for over 30 years, and an instructor for 25 years. She also worked for the local Bernina dealer.  She has taught in many genres, including quilting and jewelry design. She has been published in national magazines for her work.

Currently she is instructing in a variety of workshops including thread painting, piecing, rulerwork, free motion quilting, and various forms of surface design.  She has fallen in love with ruler work and Westalee rulers because of the precision, and beautiful designs that can be accomplished with a domestic sewing machine.  She is thrilled to be a Promoted Instructor for Sew Steady. She is passionate about quilting and her enthusiasm shines through in her workshops.

Click Here to Learn More about Diane.