A Virtual Class With Judy Gelzinis Donovan Times Learn to change the surface of fabric in a quilt or garment by using slashing, layering, folding, 'drawing' with bias tape appliqué, and 'lace' made of fabric strips, strings, and yarn.
Judy Gelzinis Donovan
About Judy Gelzinis Donovan
Judy Gelzinis Donovan is an award-winning wearable art designer and quilter who has been practicing her craft for over 35 years. Awards include 1st and 2nd prizes in the Jacket Division at the 2019 Pacific International Wearable Art Competition, Best of Show at the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Wearable Art Competition, 2nd prize in the 2018 Stitches Student Fashion show, Excellence in Surface Design in the Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers’ Celebration of Fibers exhibition, Most Innovative Design at the 2016 Pacific International Quilt Festival and Viewers’ Choice 2016 and Honorable Mention 2017 in the SewBatik! Fashion competitions. She designed for 3 invitational Bernina Fashion shows and 4 Fairfield Fashion shows. Judy is also a weaver, spinner, dyer and beadwork artist, who knits every day of her life. A former art & museum librarian, she lives in Philadelphia with her husband and Siamese twin cats.