Big Hexie Goes Modern: Piecing With Templates, #17109

Big Hexie Goes Modern: Piecing With Templates – #17109

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Pepper Cory
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Don’t be afraid of hexagons – we have tamed them! Pepper will take you step-by-step with this no-fear hexagon technique. You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in class! Use the custom-made templates provided in class, and you will be on your way to a hexie masterpiece! From planning to piecing, Pepper will have you thinking about hexagons in a whole new way.

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Convergence Quilts 101: Creating Art Quilts Based on Tradition (First Offering), #17501

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Convergence Quilts 101: Creating Art Quilts Based on Tradition (First Offering) – #17501

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn the basics behind Ricky’s best-selling book, Convergence Quilts. This amazing method of creating art quilts is based on tradition but full of new potential! You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in this three-hour session. Convergence quilts are addictive, and this class will whet your appetite for doing variation after variation. Don’t miss your chance to learn hands-on with Ricky!

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Convergence Quilts 101: Creating Art Quilts Based on Tradition (Second Offering), #17513

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Convergence Quilts 101: Creating Art Quilts Based on Tradition (Second Offering) – #17513

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn the basics behind Ricky’s best-selling book, Convergence Quilts. This amazing method of creating art quilts is based on tradition but full of new potential! You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in this three-hour session. Convergence quilts are addictive and this class will whet your appetite for doing variation after variation. Don’t miss your chance to learn hands-on with Ricky!

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Easy-Peasy Flamingo Quilt: Relax and Improvise!, #17514

Easy-Peasy Flamingo Quilt: Relax and Improvise! – #17514

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 101C
Teacher: Carole Lyles Shaw
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Who doesn’t love a project that can be finished in just a few hours? With a little bit of at-home preparation, you will create your own mini quilt in this fun and fast-paced workshop! This project is perfect for showcasing a special print – you will fussy cut one square that features a motif from that special fabric. Along the way, Carole will teach you easy-peasy improvisational piecing techniques that will help you make amazingly complex-looking blocks without all the work. Some cutting and sewing required before class.

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Foundation Strip Piecing: Use Your Stash!, #17504

Foundation Strip Piecing: Use Your Stash! – #17504

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Stephanie Brandenburg
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Spend the morning with Stephanie and learn how to turn scraps into art! Learn her unique method of foundation piecing while you make a beautiful and unique project out of Frond fabrics. You’ll leave with something you’re truly proud of and a technique you can take home to make your own stash-busting quilts!

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Fractured Disappearing Nine-Patch Quilt: Fun With Improv, #17505

Fractured Disappearing Nine-Patch Quilt: Fun With Improv – #17505

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Carole Lyles Shaw
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Take the traditional Nine-Patch block and make it something brand new with Carole! The Disappearing Nine-Patch has become a popular block for modern quilts, and we will take it a few steps further. Class includes step-by-step instructions for several improvisational cutting and piecing techniques to completely “fracture” several Nine-Patch blocks. You’ll leave with unique and fun blocks that are easy to piece but look complex. Some cutting and sewing required before class.

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Friendship Spools: A Fun Fabric Exchange and Sewing Party, #17503

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Friendship Spools: A Fun Fabric Exchange and Sewing Party – #17503

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103B
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Enjoy a fun fabric exchange with friends and create this wonderful quilt called Friendship Spools. You will have a great time exchanging fabric, sewing a fabric panel, and learning how to coordinate your scraps in this delightful class. It’s perfect for quilters at all levels of experience. You do not want to miss this fun afternoon with Edyta and some new quilting friends!

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Mid-Century Modern Curve: Piece Freehand Curve Blocks, #17107

Mid-Century Modern Curve: Piece Freehand Curve Blocks – #17107

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 101C
Teacher: Carole Lyles Shaw
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)


Spend the day expanding your creativity and perfecting your skills! With Carole’s help, you will practice several techniques for creating unique improvisational blocks. First you’ll learn how to piece freehand curve blocks without templates or pins. Then, you will learn key design principles for fracturing these base blocks to create a block with both straight and curved lines. Participants will develop confidence in freehand cutting and piecing gentle curves, combining prints and solid fabrics, using alternate grid layouts, and incorporating negative space. With these techniques, every quilt you make will be one of a kind!

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On Eagle’s Wings: Precision Foundation Piecing, #17108

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On Eagle’s Wings: Precision Foundation Piecing – #17108

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103B
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


If you like precision sewing, this class is for you! During this class, you will learn relationships of various colors, the value of measuring and precutting all pattern pieces, and the precision of paper foundation sewing. Students of all levels are welcome! You will complete three On Eagle’s Wings blocks to create a table runner as your practice piece. Quilting and binding instruction are included as well.

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Primitive Patchwork: A Quilt Without the Fuss, #17506

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Primitive Patchwork: A Quilt Without the Fuss – #17506

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Join Ricky for a fun morning of piecing as you create a quilt based on a traditional Amish quilt. Ricky will spin the concepts forward to today’s quilting and you will learn to create an amazing quilt without the usual fuss. It’s quirky on purpose, and it makes a great project to learn so that you can share it with others in your life.

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Quilting Caveman Style: Improvisational Patchwork, #17502

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Quilting Caveman Style: Improvisational Patchwork – #17502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


In this fun and inspiring class, students will learn the tips and tricks behind the technique of working without templates, pattern-measuring, or quarter-inch seams. With Ricky’s help, you will explore many variations that will inspire you to come up with your own possibilities. Workmanship is not thrown away, but we will toss aside notions put upon us by the quilt police! Join Ricky for an afternoon of fun and freedom!

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Stars in Quilts: Learn 15 Star Blocks, #17111

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Stars in Quilts: Learn 15 Star Blocks – #17111

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103A
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is a splendid workshop to honor one of the most common and well-loved quilt designs, the Star. Edyta will help you to create beautiful Star blocks and inspire you by sharing her thoughts, knowledge, and Star quilts. This workshop features 15 different Star patterns. Through these patterns, you will look at Star blocks, layouts, sashing, and different techniques to set stars in quilts. Spend the day creating beautiful stars with Edyta!

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Stash-Buster Improv Quilt, #17112

Stash-Buster Improv Quilt – #17112

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103B
Teacher: Carole Lyles Shaw
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)


What can you do with that ever-growing pile of scraps and “orphan blocks” left over from other projects? You paid a lot of money for the fabric – why not make those blocks into a modern quilt? We will start with a fast and easy approach to creating improvisationally-pieced blocks. To make it even more fun, you’ll have a chance to trade some fabric with new friends to make your blocks one-of-a-kind! Then, you will cut and arrange these beautiful improvisational blocks into a modern quilt that you can lay out and even rearrange to suit your style. The neutral fabric you choose will give you negative space to really show off those improvisational blocks. During class, we will discuss modern quilting approaches using straight-line quilting and improvisational quilting that can be easily accomplished on your home machine. Come have fun and use your stash!

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The Antique English Pleated Log Cabin Block, #17515

The Antique English Pleated Log Cabin Block – #17515

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 201AB
Teacher: Pepper Cory
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


The Log Cabin may be the best-loved American quilt pattern, but did you know it originally came with immigrants from northern England? Learn how this pattern was first made and plan your own quilt-as-you-go project after taking this class. No special skills are required. Enjoy a relaxing morning and a great introduction to easy hand sewing.

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Winter Village: A Blue & White Beauty, #17516

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Winter Village: A Blue & White Beauty – #17516

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


You will love creating charming house blocks in this fun and informative class. Edyta will teach cutting, piecing, and finishing touches for your quilts. Students will make (3) houses in class and learn the techniques necessary to finish an entire village. This quilt is perfect in any color combination, but Edyta is partial to blue-and-white. The kits provided will feature Blue Sky fabrics as shown in the class image, and Edyta will discuss other color options in class. Edyta looks forward to seeing you there!

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