Bob Adams, who is teaching a workshop on threadwork at the Quilters' Studio.
His work has been honored at major venues, nationally and internationally -- and one of the best features of the class (one day into the three day fest) is being able to touch and feel the art. And he brings suitcases-full of his treasures.
The texture and depth he achieves with his combination of thread and surface design are unique. Here are some detail shots of my fav-o-rite piece: