Thursday, June 16, 2016

....Whimsical Stitching BOOK WINNERS!

Did you win?  Here are the three random winners from my giveaway from my  Sew Mama Sew tutorial post.  Thanks to all who left so many fun comments!  It was fun to see all the whimsical words that everyone shared.  I hope to see you stitching or creating in my online classes this summer!


WINNERS!  Email me (jzsharpe@yahoo.com) your mailing address BY JUNE 22, 2016 and we will ship your books right out.  Enjoy!


Curious
Make
Create
Ps. Looking forward to the. Class. I think I know what I will be doing this rainy weekend.

WINNER #2: Trish SchroeterJune 2, 2016 at 12:11 PM
I'm so excited I found you! How fun. I teach kids to sew and love inspiring and empowering them to be smart, silly and whimsical. Plus I always use strange words (and lots of sound effects--lol) when explaining things to them like:
Doohickey
Gobbledygook
Hodgepodge 

WINNER #3  OhioLoriJune 1, 2016 at 11:35 PM
My Favorite WHIMSICAL WORDS are SPARKLE! BELIEVE! CHERISH! (Have soooo many more too! giggle...)

Saturday, June 11, 2016

.....hello kids and kids at HEART?? Is that YOU??!!

More summer fun!  I've had many requests for this class over the years, here it is, enjoy....


... 
Simply fun art journaling for 
kids and kids at heart ages 6-99...
...it's as simple or sophisticated as you make it!
...new online class...
"ART JOURNALING FOR KIDS 
and their favorite 
GROWN UPS"

 CLASS RUNS IN REAL TIME 
July 1-22, 2016
Self paced with forever access with 12 big video lessons to 
complete 50 art pages in a Strathmore Visual Journal.

  • Looking for something fun and creative to do with your favorite kids this summer ? This is a perfect sharing time activity for kids of ALL ages, teens, moms, grandparents, aunts and uncles, teachers, campers, travelers.  It works for everyone!
  • Are you a teen looking for something that's just plain, crazy fun?  Make your whimsical journal as simple or sophisticated as you wish!
  • Are you just a kid at heart? Just come and play!  Take this class with us for some daily, summer art fun with simple art supplies to stretch your creative muscles! 
  • Round up your best friends and family and watch the class together on your tablet, phone or computer on ruzuku.com, our class platform.
  • Don't have a ton of specialty art supplies to try art journaling? Wait until you see the simple supplies we'll use to make these glorious art journals! 
  • Life is so good when you experience your creativity together sharing your personalized art journals titled:  "MY ART IS MY STORY" .
  • Do you just want to GIFT someone this class?  Email me: jzsharpe@yahoo.com and I can set you up!

SIGN UP LINK: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!  $28 
(seriously ONLY $28!!!)
Upon Paypal payment receipt, you'll get immediate access to the classroom with the supply list. 



Wednesday, June 1, 2016

...Whimsical Stitching and Sew Mama Sew BOOK GIVEAWAY!!!



Hello Whimsical friends!  I'm so happy to be featured on the SEW MAMA SEW blog this week with an EXCLUSIVE art sewing tutorial "LOVE NOTES POCKET PILLOW".   To celebrate, I also have a book giveaway with the details at the bottom of this post......

Want to know more of my secrets and techniques for making art on fabric with paint and stitching ideas?!!  You can register now for my brand new online class PAINT, STITCH, PLAY!
Come and stitch your art out and sign up right here!
WATCH THE VIDEO TO SEE HOW FUN THIS WILL BE......


Class starts June 30th
*12 BIG JUICY lessons in real time, June 30-July 15th
*FORE
VER ACCESS! 
Self paced for you to stitch at your leisure
You'll just need a basic sewing machine, 
a few simple art and sewing supplies and 
an adventurous whimsical spirit to stitch and play!  
$49 reg price
$39 LAUNCH PRICE! 
For a limited time our pioneer "whimsical stitchers" can join us at this special price
SIGN UP FOR IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO THE SUPPLY LIST IN THE CLASSROOM





WIN A SIGNED COPY OF MY NEW BOOK!  
I'm giving away THREE COPIES of
 "The Art of Whimsical Stitching" 
to THREE lucky winners on June 15th.   
To be entered in the drawing 
LEAVE A COMMENT ON THIS POST: 
What are 3 of your favorite WHIMSICAL WORDS? 

Friday, May 27, 2016

..."PAINT, STITCH, PLAY!" my new online class is here!

I couldn't be more excited to open this new ONLINE CLASS and celebrate the techniques and projects 
in my brand new book, 
"The Art of Whimsical Stitching".  
Come and stitch your art out and sign up right here!
LOOK HOW FUN THIS WILL BE......


Class starts June 30th
*12 BIG JUICY lessons in real time, June 30-July 15th
*FORE
VER ACCESS! 
Self paced for you to stitch at your own pace

You'll just need a basic sewing machine, 
a few simple art and sewing supplies and 
an adventurous whimsical spirit to stitch and play!
$49 reg price
$39 LAUNCH PRICE! 
For a limited time our pioneer "whimsical stitchers" can join us at this special price
SIGN UP FOR IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO THE SUPPLY LIST IN THE CLASSROOM

PROJECTS: 
In this class, experiment and exploring art ideas to complete 
THREE AWESOME PROJECTS: 

 whimsical table runner, decorative pillow and art quilt! 

Can't wait to see what you create!






Thursday, May 5, 2016

....STITCH your WhiMsiCaL ART OUT with me!

Hey there WHIMSICAL ART STITCHERS! By requests, I have set up a private FREE Facebook group for exploring and sharing my new book "The Art of Whimsical Stitching". Get yourself a copy and come on over and request to join the group and our "stitching bees" with little project ideas that we'll take straight from the pages of the book. See you there! 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1249785068384627/


Friday, April 8, 2016

....STOCK UP on my online classes before a (gulp) price increase.....

Just popping in to invite you to join my popular LETTER LOVE 201 online class....and any others that you would like to put on your virtual book shelf ....because my classes are like virtual books with instant access to open, play and reference on your own art time.

One of my faves is Letter Love 201, full of mixed media lettering magic and ideas in 28 giant video lessons! If you haven't taken this class already, sign up now  for the original $38 price.  This
class will be $49 on May 30, 2016.


AND NEWS FLASH!.........
Reviewing the magnitude of content that I provide in these online gems, 
 prices for the following classes will increase (from $38) to $49 on May 30, 2016: 
Letter Love 101, Letter Love 201,  Doodle Arts and Lettering, Color Love 101, Draw Your Awesome Life and Magical Marker Mystery Tour. 

GET IN ON THE VALUE BEFORE THE PRICE INCREASE!


You can find ALL THE CLASS PREVIEWS  and sign up here, all have INSTANT ACCESS with payment: http://joannesharpe.com/online-classes/  

JOIN ALL THE FUN IN  LETTER LOVE 201-HERE'S THE SIGN UP LINK WITH INSTANT CLASS ACCESS:https://app.ruzuku.com/courses/10166/enroll

All the classes are such fun, perfect for creating at your own pace,  nurturing your creativity and treating your soul and spirit.   Can't wait to see you in class making new art in my classrooms.  I'm making room for some BRAND NEW lettering, journaling, painting and stitching classes this year.

big hugs!
joanne


Thursday, March 31, 2016

....come play and create with me Florida in April!

Hello friends!  It's only the end of March and I've already had FOUR art teaching and video shooting trips under my belt. (and you wonder why you hardly ever hear from me, LOL!)  Lots of surprises coming this year!

Most exciting, right this minute, My new book "The Art of Whimsical Stitching" is out and shipping, ready for you to "sew your art out"!  I can't wait to see what you create with fabric, paint, needles and thread.

I am so blessed to partner with so may amazing people from several companies who believe in me, and are top notch in making creative, innovative, incredible experiences for our artful audience.
ON THE SET OF QUILTING ARTS TV IN CLEVELAND, OH

"ART" SEWING CLASS AT THE 
ORIGINAL SEWING AND QUILT EXPO IN LAKELAND, FL

THE ART OF WHIMSICAL STITCHING EVERYWHERE!

BUT RIGHT NOW, I AM PACKING MY BAGS AGAIN! 
 COME VISIT and CREATE WITH ME  IN FLORIDA.

We'll draw and letter, color, felt, sew and stitch with at:

Click on the links for class descriptions.  
Seating is limited, so call the shops today and get your spot! 

I'm making art in the sunshine with my Florida peeps! 
Hope to see you there.