Instructor

Montano, Judith Baker
Judith Baker Montano is an award-winning and world-renowned Canadian fiber artist, photographer, author, and teacher. She is recognized as the consummate expert in crazy quilting, silk ribbon embroidery, and embellishments. Judith combines her painting background with needlework to produce freeform embroidered land and seascapes. Judith grew up on the historic Bar U Ranch, Alberta, Canada. Her love of fabrics and embellishments reflect her Indian, French, and German heritage. Judith attended the California State University, Chico, graduating with a degree in art and journalism. Upon graduation, she painted with the San Francisco Art Guild. Judith resides in the small town of La Veta, Colorado. She lives in a restored 1876 cottage with her husband, Ernest Shealy, and a menagerie of pets. For more information, visit judithbakermontano.com.

Instructor Workshops

Freeform Embroidery - Basic Stitches by Hand, #26501

Embroidery/Embellishment
Wednesday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Roark Creek
Montano, Judith Baker
Beginner, All Levels
$80
Plus Kit Fee

Judith will teach you ten basic stitches to create freeform, organic shapes. The hand-dyed Ultrador cards are postcard size and ready to be framed or made into a special gift card. From shrubs and grasses to seaweed and corals, these stitches are a great addition to every stitch project - fishbone, flat stitch, fly stitch, seed pod, couching, french knot, split ribbon, raised straight stitch, running stitch, Romanian couching, satin stitch.

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Hand Embroidery - Learn Trees, Shrubs, & Grass, #26503

Embroidery/Embellishment
Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Compton Ferry
Montano, Judith Baker
All Levels
$80
Plus Kit Fee

Judith will teach you how to manipulate threads, yarns, and ribbons into trees, shrubs, and grasses by using freeform embroidery stitches. Learn how to create the trees Judith uses in her land and seascapes, freeform embroidery, and embellishment techniques at their most creative. Freeform Embroidery With Judith Baker Montano (C& T Publishing)

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Journey to Fiber Art Painting, #21805

Lectures
Thursday, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
Montano, Judith Baker
All Levels
$15

Become immersed in the process Judith uses to make her prize-winning landscapes, seascapes, and underwater art pieces. Learn to think like a painter as you observe how she uses threads, yarns, and fabrics in her images. From the planning process to the freeform stitching, enjoy the journey through the various stages of her artwork. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

judithbakermontano.com

Painting with Fabrics & Thread, #26104f

Embroidery/Embellishment
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Roark Creek
Montano, Judith Baker
All Levels
$125
Plus Kit Fee

Learn to create beautiful land or seascapes using fabrics, threads, yarn, and ribbon instead of canvas, brushes, and paint. Judith will teach you to think like a painter and guides you through the process from fabric choices and fabric manipulation to freeform stitching. This one-of-a-kind art piece is ready for framing. Freeform Stitching With Judith Baker Montano (C&T Publishing) Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Underwater Sea Garden - Painting with Thread, #26505

Embroidery/Embellishment
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Bee Creek
Montano, Judith Baker
All Levels
$80
Plus Kit Fee

Learn how to paint with fabrics, threads, and ribbons to create a one-of-a-kind underwater project. Combine free-form embroidery with fabric manipulation and embellishments to create a dimensional work of art. This underwater sea garden can be framed like a painting or used as a wallhanging.

judithbakermontano.com

Victorian Embroidery Stitches by Hand, #26502

Embroidery/Embellishment
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Roark Creek
Montano, Judith Baker
Beginner, Intermediate
$80
Plus Kit Fee

Judith will teach the basic Victorian embroidery stitches used in crazy quilts and traditional stitching. It covers featherstitch, herringbone, chevron, Cretan, buttonhole, lazy daisy, French knot, and colonial knot. Learn three silk ribbon stitches: Iva's rose, Judith's curled leaf, and Fargo flower. Judith teaches how to combine stitches to create beautiful designs.

judithbakermontano.com

Freeform Embroidery - Basic Stitches by Hand, #26501

Montano, Judith Baker
Wednesday
Roark Creek

Judith will teach you ten basic stitches to create freeform, organic shapes. The hand-dyed Ultrador cards are postcard size and ready to be framed or made into a special gift card. From shrubs and grasses to seaweed and corals, these stitches are a great addition to every stitch project - fishbone, flat stitch, fly stitch, seed pod, couching, french knot, split ribbon, raised straight stitch, running stitch, Romanian couching, satin stitch.

judithbakermontano.com

Hand Embroidery - Learn Trees, Shrubs, & Grass, #26503

Montano, Judith Baker
Thursday
Compton Ferry

Judith will teach you how to manipulate threads, yarns, and ribbons into trees, shrubs, and grasses by using freeform embroidery stitches. Learn how to create the trees Judith uses in her land and seascapes, freeform embroidery, and embellishment techniques at their most creative. Freeform Embroidery With Judith Baker Montano (C& T Publishing)

judithbakermontano.com

Journey to Fiber Art Painting, #21805

Montano, Judith Baker
Thursday
Fall Creek

Become immersed in the process Judith uses to make her prize-winning landscapes, seascapes, and underwater art pieces. Learn to think like a painter as you observe how she uses threads, yarns, and fabrics in her images. From the planning process to the freeform stitching, enjoy the journey through the various stages of her artwork. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

judithbakermontano.com

Painting with Fabrics & Thread, #26104f

Montano, Judith Baker
Friday
Roark Creek

Learn to create beautiful land or seascapes using fabrics, threads, yarn, and ribbon instead of canvas, brushes, and paint. Judith will teach you to think like a painter and guides you through the process from fabric choices and fabric manipulation to freeform stitching. This one-of-a-kind art piece is ready for framing. Freeform Stitching With Judith Baker Montano (C&T Publishing) Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

judithbakermontano.com

 

Underwater Sea Garden - Painting with Thread, #26505

Montano, Judith Baker
Saturday
Bee Creek

Learn how to paint with fabrics, threads, and ribbons to create a one-of-a-kind underwater project. Combine free-form embroidery with fabric manipulation and embellishments to create a dimensional work of art. This underwater sea garden can be framed like a painting or used as a wallhanging.

judithbakermontano.com

Victorian Embroidery Stitches by Hand, #26502

Montano, Judith Baker
Wednesday
Roark Creek

Judith will teach the basic Victorian embroidery stitches used in crazy quilts and traditional stitching. It covers featherstitch, herringbone, chevron, Cretan, buttonhole, lazy daisy, French knot, and colonial knot. Learn three silk ribbon stitches: Iva's rose, Judith's curled leaf, and Fargo flower. Judith teaches how to combine stitches to create beautiful designs.

judithbakermontano.com