Anna’s Starflake Quilt: Faux Paper Piecing for Beautiful Points, #57505

Anna’s Starflake Quilt: Faux Paper Piecing for Beautiful Points – #57505

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Nancy McNally
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Is paper piecing on your bucket list? Sign up for Anna’s Starflake so you check that off! It is easy to paper piece, and you’ll achieve beautiful star points. Paper piecing offers the most precise piecing; all you have to do is stitch on the dashed line! During class time, Nancy will offer a bonus: she will show you how to take a unit from the block to create different blocks and create a different border, which you can use in your future projects. Don’t miss this fun and information-packed class!

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Artful Log Cabin Quilt: From Traditional to Abstract, #57112t

Artful Log Cabin Quilt: From Traditional to Abstract – #57112t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Katie Pasquini Masopust
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110

 


The Log Cabin block is so very versatile. In this class, Katie will guide you as you use the Log Cabin block as the basis for creating linear abstract art quilts. You’ll start a painting or photograph, crop that to a strong personal composition, and overlay a grid. Then, Log Cabins made up of the colors found in each unit of the grid will be constructed and put together to make an amazing quilt. Katie will explain composition, variety, color, value, and visual pathways. Come for the day and make something you can be proud of.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Beginning Bargello: Make a Bargello Quilt, #57516

Beginning Bargello: Make a Bargello Quilt – #57516

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


This quilting style was originally inspired by the Bargello embroidery stitch, also called flame stitch, and it is easy to see why! The class offers a choice of three designs, and although it looks complicated, it is suitable for beginners as well as the more experienced. There will be lots of hints and tips to make construction easier. By the end of the workshop, you will not only be on the way to creating a gorgeous quilt, you will also understand how variations and more complex designs are created. You will also be able to design Bargello patterns for yourself.

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Cartwheel Constellation Quilt: Explore Freezer Paper Foundation Piecing, #57123f

Cartwheel Constellation Quilt: Explore Freezer Paper Foundation Piecing – #57123f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Handout Fee)


Explore freezer paper foundation piecing, circular border motifs, and template use while creating a generously-sized 51″ circular quilt. Cartwheel Constellation is a stunning combination of Flying Geese, Stars, Pineapple variations, and Picket Fences. You’ll be amazed by what you can create with Gail’s techniques. This is a class not to be missed!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Cat Nap Quilt: Picture Piecing, #57521

Cat Nap Quilt: Picture Piecing – #57521

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Cynthia England
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn how to sew realistic pictures using only straight lines while making this cute gray tabby lounging on a quilt. This is not foundation-pieced; there is no paper to pick out. Let award-winning quilter Cynthia England share her unique sewing technique. She’ll include lots of tips and tricks to make things easy!

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Constellation Quilt: Fun with Star Blocks, #57104w

Constellation Quilt: Fun with Star Blocks – #57104w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)


Create a unique constellation by making your choice of star blocks in different sizes, then scatter your own design across the quilt top. Judi will focus on ways to improve accuracy so that the small blocks look good, and she will provide lots of star designs for inspiration. This project appeals to both traditional and modern quilters and is suitable for quilters of all levels. You can create designs based on simple patterns or more challenging ones. A great variety of fabric styles and colors are suitable, so let your creativity shine! The workshop sample measures 44″ x 60″, but you can make the quilt in any shape or size you desire. Don’t want to make a whole quilt? Just bring scraps and work through the exercises to improve your piecing skills.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Crazy Quilt Basics: Piecing and Embroidery, #57101w

Crazy Quilt Basics: Piecing and Embroidery – #57101w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Judith Baker Montano
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Create a beautiful crazy quilt square using the Montano Center Piece Method of machine piecing for the basework. Judith will show you how to create fan shapes, convex/concave circles, and mitered rectangles to create an overall mosaic look. In the afternoon, learn embroidery and embellishments to make your quilt sparkle!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Curves Made Easy: Perfect Piecing Every Time, #57503

Curves Made Easy: Perfect Piecing Every Time – #57503

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Latifah Saafir
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Gain confidence sewing curves by learning how to use The Clammy™ 10″ template to cut Quarter Circles, Half Circles, and Full Circles. Latifah will show you her no-fear method for piecing these curves so you can leave with the confidence to put curves into your quilts. Join Latifah for the afternoon and make this fun mini quilt!

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Fall Wall Quilt: Learn Miniature Piecing Techniques, #57513

Fall Wall Quilt: Learn Miniature Piecing Techniques – #57513

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Vicki McCarty
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn how to make miniature blocks with ease! This is the perfect class to conquer your fear of miniature piecing. Vicki will give you all the tools for success. You will even add a touch of wool appliqué in the borders, along with some hand embroidery stitching. Finish with a few buttons for embellishment! You will love this little project!

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Feelin’ Crabby Quilt: Pictorial Fun with New York Beauties, #57502

Feelin’ Crabby Quilt: Pictorial Fun with New York Beauties – #57502

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Linda J. Hahn
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Take a trip to the beach and have some fun learning Linda’s one-pin technique for making New York Beauty blocks! Then take those blocks and create a pieced background for a beach scene! Kick up your project by adding some shells, fish, and other details to create your own beachy scene.

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Field of Flowers Quilt: Learn Picture Piecing, #57107w

Field of Flowers Quilt: Learn Picture Piecing – #57107w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Cynthia England
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn the Picture Piecing technique from the creator! Beautiful wildflowers were the inspiration for this design. Cynthia will guide you through the process which uses only straight lines; no insetting. Sewing is on the right side and there is no paper to pick out, because this technique does not use foundation piecing! Come join Cynthia for a fun day of sewing with friends and make something beautiful.  

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Hex Star Quilt: Bust Your Stash!, #57109t

Hex Star Quilt: Bust Your Stash! – #57109t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Large stars sparkle in the middle of classic hexagons. Build a colorful scrapbuster quilt one block at a time! You will learn tips for successful Y-seams and block construction based on Victoria’s versatile acrylic template set. Spend the day with Victoria and leave with newfound confidence!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Introduction to Freezer Paper Foundation Piecing, #57525

Introduction to Freezer Paper Foundation Piecing – #57525

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: Beginner
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is the perfect class for a first-time paper piecer! Let Gail introduce you to the quickest, easiest way to piece intricate designs. Her freezer paper foundation method is quick and fun to learn. You’ll be on your way to piecing a single block of the Winding Ways pattern that can be expanded to make a full quilt or stitched into an adorable tote bag. Come pick up plenty of tips to make paper piecing fun!

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Little House of Geese: Learn Freeform Foundation Piecing, #57114t

Little House of Geese: Learn Freeform Foundation Piecing – #57114t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Room
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn freeform freezer paper foundation piecing for Flying Geese, tiny trees, Pointy Dudes, and a really cute house while stitching this whimsical wall quilt. This is the perfect opportunity to dive into the world of foundation piecing and leave with the confidence to use it in your own quilts. All fabric and patterns provided.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Modern Log Cabin: Piece Something New, #57519

Modern Log Cabin: Piece Something New – #57519

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Take the classic Log Cabin block and give it a modern twist in this cute little quilt. Not ready for a modern quilt? The design also looks good in batiks, solids, Christmas fabrics, etc., and would make a delightful baby quilt. You will start the day with a quick chat on how to sew your blocks with more accuracy, then move on to make four blocks as in the sample. However, be warned most people get hooked and want to make more blocks for a larger quilt!

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Molehills Quilt: Learn Curved Piecing, #57118f

Molehills Quilt: Learn Curved Piecing – #57118f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Latifah Saafir
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Handout Fee)


Join Latifah for a fun class for beginners and experienced quilters alike. Tackle curved piecing and learn a relaxed version of foundation paper piecing while piecing a baby- or throw-sized Molehills quilt. This pattern has several options, including a paper-pieced version and an improv version. Students will be guided to mix and match to make it their own. This is the perfect opportunity to conquer curved piecing and leave with something beautiful!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Orange Peel Quilt: Fun and Easy Piecing, #57511

Orange Peel Quilt: Fun and Easy Piecing – #57511

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Latifah Saafir
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to piece this classic quilt block as we make a fun and versatile pillow, or start on a larger Orange Peel quilt project! Learn how easy it is to cut and piece this shape using The Clammy™ 10″ template. You’ll love learning how easy it is to sew this beautiful block. It looks amazing in any fabric, and you’ll leave with the confidence to use Orange Peels again and again!

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Rock Around the Block Quilt: Piecing the Jack’s Chain Block, #57517

Rock Around the Block Quilt: Piecing the Jack’s Chain Block – #57517

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Nancy McNally
Level: Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Rock Around the Block is based on the traditional Jack’s Chain block. Nancy worked out the math so that students do not have to sew any Y seams! She will guide students through each simple step as they create their block. By adding an additional triangle in the four corners of each block, plus sashing and cornerstone units, you can create a secondary block, or you can leave them out and those little Nine-Patches will just keep going around. If you use a black background, they seem to float all over the quilt!

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Roxbury Rainbow Quilt: One-Pin New York Beauties, #57515

Roxbury Rainbow Quilt: One-Pin New York Beauties – #57515

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Linda J. Hahn
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn Linda’s unique ONE-PIN method for creating perfect New York Beauty blocks on your first attempt. Think you can’t precision piece? Think again! You’ll be amazed by the results you get with Linda’s fun and easy methods. This class will revolutionize your piecing!

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Santa Pooch Quilt: Picture Piece a Furry Friend, #57522

Santa Pooch Quilt: Picture Piece a Furry Friend – #57522

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Cynthia England
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Fast and easy! This cute Christmas weeny dog has attitude! Learn the Picture Piecing technique from the lady that developed it. This is not foundation-pieced! It is sewn with straight seams and is such a fun and forgiving process! The completed quilt will be 26½” x 18½”.

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Sea Salt Quilt: Quick and Perfect Piecing, #57506

Sea Salt Quilt: Quick and Perfect Piecing – #57506

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Linda J. Hahn
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Sea Salt is a beautiful traditional wall quilt – and believe it or not, it’s made with one block! Linda will teach you how to use color and fabric placement to create a stunning piece with only one block. You’ll learn how to make your piecing ridiculously quick and accurate suing one of her favorite piecing notions. One evening with Linda and you’ll leave with brand-new techniques, a ton of laughs, and a project you can be proud of.

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Something Fishy: Fun and Easy Paper Piecing, #57508

Something Fishy: Fun and Easy Paper Piecing – #57508

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Come make this cute little fishy in rainbow-bright colors! This design is perfect for a baby quilt or a wallhanging. Students will learn several different paper piecing techniques in the single block that contains several elements: Flying Geese, Pointy Dudes, simple appliqué, and 3-D design. A pattern will be provided for a larger quilt so you can expand on your new skills at home. Registration includes the March 2017 issue of AQ Magazine with this pattern printed inside.

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Tranquil Seas Quilt: Use Your Jelly Rolls!, #57526

Tranquil Seas Quilt: Use Your Jelly Rolls! – #57526

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Linda J. Hahn
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Join Linda for a fun morning of piecing with friends. She will teach you her quick and easy piecing methods as you laugh and enjoy the day. Learn how to use it up, make it do, or do without as you work through the blocks in this wall quilt.  Students will have fun playing with colors!

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Waterfall Quilt: Picture Piecing, #57110t

Waterfall Quilt: Picture Piecing – #57110t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Cynthia England
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Cynthia and create one of the beautiful designs from her Scenic America series. This design is 26″ X 36″, made using the Picture Piecing technique. Learn how to create a realistic picture using only straight lines. Cynthia shares tips and tricks to make the process not only doable, but enjoyable!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Wicked Wahini Quilt: Learn Quick and Easy Piecing Techniques, #57120f

Wicked Wahini Quilt: Learn Quick and Easy Piecing Techniques – #57120f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Room
Teacher: Linda J. Hahn
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn Linda’s unique technique for creating perfect New York Beauty blocks using just one pin. With Linda’s fun piecing method, your blocks will come out perfect the first time you try! Then, incorporate these blocks into a large traditional quilt block for a dynamic quilt.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Woven Stars Quilt: Traditional Piecing with a Stunning Result, #57524

Woven Stars Quilt: Traditional Piecing with a Stunning Result – #57524

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Nancy McNally
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Learn how to take Half Square Triangles, slice and dice, and switcheroo to create these unique stars. Along with learning how to create the stars, there is a special trick to create the 16-patch found in the middle of the star block. This is all done using 10″ square bundle of dark to medium color fabrics and yardage for background or light colored fabric. Join Nancy for the evening and make these fun and beautiful stars.

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