Tara Faughnan will be teaching workshops at BQE, March 4, 5 and 6, 2019.
Tara Faughnan is a professional freelance textile designer and quilter living and working in Oakland, CA. She started to quilt around 2001, and along the way, her love of quilting led to school and a career in textile design, with clients including Michael Miller Fabrics and Pottery Barn Kids.
Ms. Faughnan’s quilts are known for her vibrant and harmonious use of color, and have appeared in many national and regional shows including the International Quilt Festival (Houston), American Quilter’s Society (Paducah), Pacific International Quilt Festival, and QuiltCon. She served as a judge for QuiltCon 2018. She has filmed two quilting classes for Creative Bug. And has been published in many magazines including Art Quilts International, Modern Patchwork, Generation Q, and QuiltCon Magazine.
As a teacher, Ms. Faughnan explores both machine and hand piecing, as well as hand quilting techniques. Her classes devote time to color interaction and design.