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Washable Paper-Cloth

June 2 - 7, 2024

Margarita Korioth  ·  margaritakorioth.com

Workshop at a glance

Let’s recycle paper and create art!


  • Washable paper cloth
  • Create ECO friendly paint
  • Laminate magazine clippings


  • Paper
  • Paint
  • Cloth


  • How to work with recycled mixed media materials to create art

Artist Bio

Margarita Korioth is a fiber artist and quilt instructor who resides in Tennessee. She likes to work with a combination of paper and fabric or fabric alone, and her work has been exhibited throughout the United States. In 2019, she received the Surface Design Award at Quilt National. Her passion is one of experimentation and discovery of new ways to convert cloth into art. Her recent work emphasizes surface design such as dyeing, stamping, silk screening and stitching with a focus of lettering on fabric. Margarita has published 35 plus articles in national and international quilting magazines, and she has also appeared on several “Quilting Arts TV” shows.

  • Margarita Korioth
  • Margarita Korioth
  • Margarita Korioth
  • Margarita Korioth

Workshop Description

This is an environmentally friendly workshop where students wil recycle paper and create art. First, students will learn how to make *washable* paper-cloth with recycled newspapers. This is the instructor’s original technique to obtain a seamless integration of paper on cloth that then can be ironed, painted and sewn by hand or by machine. Students will also learn how to create their own ECO friendly fabric paint. Students will work with resist, repetition, and add colored backgrounds, and will then learn how to prepare magazine clippings to easily applique by hand onto the cloth. Toward the end of the workshop, students will design a small collage with the created paper-cloths and sew accented details by hand. This workshop is for intermediate students with prior knowledge of surface design.


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In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.

Call 865-436-5860 with questions about registering for this workshop.

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