2018 CFAA Workshops


“Italian Mass in Different Shapes”

Carla Barbaglia workshop Thursday February 22, at 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM will teach Italian Mass in different shapes: A typical design of I.I.D.F.A. (Italian Institute of Flower Arranging for Amateurs). One of the groupings will be made with chamaerops (or similar palm leaves) and I will show how to manipulate them in different ways. Contrasts of cold and warm / shiny and dull / light and dark will add movement and interest to the overall design.


“Horizontal Design”

Friday, February 23 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Workshop Carla will teach a layer design, vertical or oblique with superimposed layers. Usually layer designs are horizontal but the brave ones can try a vertical or an oblique one as well. We will superimpose layers of different materials in the space so if you have a very special "layer" why don't you take it with you? It would be interesting to see something different and new. Also in this workshop there will be some manipulation of the material.

“A Winter’s Yarn”


Candace Morgenstern’s workshop February 23, 1:30PM to 4PM, will explore the use of yarn in contemporary design. You will create bold forms, structures and mechanics using yarn. The incorporation of fiber in floral design creates long lasting qualities and textural contrast. The manipulation of plant material will enhance  your unique creations often seen in European designs.

“Wired for Design”

Bobbie Lingard’s workshop on Friday, February 23, 9:00 to 11:30 Bobbie will reveal how to create exciting design components by applying innovative wiring techniques. Learn how to fabricate structures seen in European floral design magazines. Manipulate plant material to make new forms that will enhance your designs.