Beginning Machine Quilting on the Home Machine, #58107w

Beginning Machine Quilting on the Home Machine – #58107w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Cindy Needham
Level: Beginner
Member: $80 Retail: $100

 


If you want to learn how to free-motion quilt, join Cindy for this fun, information-packed class, where you will leave with a solid foundational knowledge and rhythm to help you on your way to machine quilting. The entire morning will be spent learning about threads, batting, setting up your workspace, and more. The entire afternoon will be spent learning how to get your special “hum-purr” rhythm, which has proven to be the secret to beautiful quilting. Basic freeform feathering instruction will also be provided.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Bound and Determined: Tips for Perfect Bindings, #58515

Bound and Determined: Tips for Perfect Bindings – #58515

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Pat Delaney
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Having trouble getting those bindings to look just right? This class will get you on track for a show-worthy ending to your quilt. Little tricks and tips will give students the confidence to finish quilts with a beautiful narrow binding and perfectly-mitered corners every time. Pat will discuss sewing on the binding to have it fit perfectly to the quilt, filling the binding with just enough batting, and hand sewing it all together invisibly. She will use a camera and projector to enhance the demos. A beautiful binding is the frame for a quilt and should be as wonderful as the rest of your workmanship!

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Chunky Binding: Make Any Binding Work for You, #57527

Chunky Binding: Make Any Binding Work for You – #57527

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Latifah Saafir
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn how to apply a chunky 1″-wide binding to any quilt or project by making a fun pillow. Learn how to pick a binding size to fit your quilt or project as well as how to do the simple calculations to make any binding size work. You’ll also learn how to stitch down the back of your binding both by machine and by hand. Join this fun class and never get stuck with binding again!

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Fills and Fancies: Expand Your Domestic Machine Quilting Vocabulary, #58516

Fills and Fancies: Expand Your Domestic Machine Quilting Vocabulary – #58516

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Pat Delaney
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Tired of the same old stippling? Perk up your machine quilting with a new vocabulary of designs for filling spaces and backgrounds. Heirloom quilting is done with little or no marking, and you will be amazed at what you can accomplish with a few go-to techniques. By the time class is over, you will end up with a portfolio of stitches to get your creativity flowing.

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Free-Motion Quilting Confidence Booster, #58514

Free-Motion Quilting Confidence Booster – #58514

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Catherine Redford
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Discover the magic of free-motion machine quilting! After drawing your design on paper, you’ll put the feed dogs down and begin stitching on premade quilt sandwiches in a relaxed, no-criticism-allowed setting. You’ll try lots of different allover designs to find your personal favorites. Add some feathers for a final flourish. This class is designed to give the beginning or hesitant machine quilter a confidence boost, ready to return home and practice.

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Happy Scrappy Improv Quilt, #58501

Happy Scrappy Improv Quilt – #58501

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Catherine Redford
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Have you looked at improv quilts and not known where to start? Take a bag of scraps and add a neutral solid and some happy thoughts! Students will look at a few examples, discuss some techniques including adding narrow strips and gentle curved piecing, and get to stitching! Everyone will go home well on the way to having a small wallhanging ready to quilt.

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Quilt the Mini! Learn New Ideas While Quilting a Wholecloth Quilt, #58112t

Quilt the Mini! Learn New Ideas While Quilting a Wholecloth Quilt – #58112t

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


Plan fresh ideas for machine quilting by stitching a mini premarked wholecloth quilt. Refresh your ideas for traditional or modern quilts, and you will find many designs to use on your next quilt, mini or full-size. You’ll learn to adapt hand quilting motifs to finish with your machine, and Pat will give you helpful tips along the way. This is a great project to finish as a pillow or small table piece, and you will go home with newfound quilting confidence.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Quilted in a Flash! Walking Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine (First Offering), #58513

Quilted in a Flash! Walking Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine (First Offering) – #58513

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

 


You may love to free-motion quilt yourself, or you may find it easier and more effective to “quilt by checkbook” and send tops to be longarm quilted. But what can you do with charity quilts, baby quilts for your neighbors’ relatives, or other times when you may not want to spend a lot of time or money to get a quilt finished? Judi will show you how to use the walking foot on your domestic sewing machine, combined with straight or decorative stitches, to create a host of easy designs that will allow you to get quilts finished faster and easier than you ever imagined! You may even find that you like the look of this quilting style so much that you want to use it for all your quilts.

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Quilted in a Flash! Walking Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine (Second Offering), #58521

Quilted in a Flash! Walking Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine (Second Offering) – #58521

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


You may love to free-motion quilt yourself, or you may find it easier and more effective to “quilt by checkbook” and send tops to be longarm quilted. But what can you do with charity quilts, baby quilts for your neighbors’ relatives, or other times when you may not want to spend a lot of time or money to get a quilt finished? Judi will show you how to use the walking foot on your domestic sewing machine, combined with straight or decorative stitches, to create a host of easy designs that will allow you to get quilts finished faster and easier than you ever imagined! You may even find that you like the look of this quilting style so much that you want to use it for all your quilts.

judikirk.com

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Ready, Set, Sew! Learn to Quilt on Your Home Machine (First Offering), #58503

Ready, Set, Sew! Learn to Quilt on Your Home Machine (First Offering) – #58503

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Room
Teacher: Pat Delaney
Level: Beginner
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Rev up with machine quilting! Pat will introduce students to the basic machine skills that will shift their quilting into high gear! Topics include machine setup, needle and thread choices, free-motion, stippling, stencils, and much more, all done in a stress-free atmosphere. Whether you are a complete beginner or just feel intimidated by it all, join Pat and improve your skills.

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Ready, Set, Sew! Learn to Quilt on Your Home Machine (Second Offering), #58522

Ready, Set, Sew! Learn to Quilt on Your Home Machine (Second Offering) – #58522

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Room
Teacher: Pat Delaney
Level: Beginner
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Rev up with machine quilting! Pat will introduce students to the basic machine skills that will shift their quilting into high gear! Topics include machine setup, needle and thread choices, free-motion, stippling, stencils, and much more, all done in a stress-free atmosphere. Whether you are a complete beginner or just feel intimidated by it all, join Pat and improve your skills.

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Tickle Me with Feathers! Domestic Machine Quilting, #58502

Tickle Me with Feathers! Domestic Machine Quilting – #58502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Room
Teacher: Pat Delaney
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


You’ve been waiting to learn how to stitch beautiful feathers! We will begin with a basic feather shape and then see how many variations we can devise. Pat will discuss feathers for all types of quilts, including traditional, modern, and whimsical. Practice makes perfect, and a few tips will take you to the next level. You will fit them into various shapes on your quilts and discuss threads to enhance your feathers. This is a worry-free class that will have you swirling and twirling those plumes like a pro.

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Wayfinder Block Party: Piece and Exchange with Friends, #58520

Wayfinder Block Party: Piece and Exchange with Friends – #58520

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Ebony Love
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Make new friends, swap fabric, and learn a new quilt block in this fun and energizing class. We’ll be making blocks, slicing them up, and exchanging them in class. This class is perfect for those precuts languishing in your stash. The best part: perfectly matching seams are not required! Spend a fun Saturday morning trading fabric and swapping stories with all your quilting friends.

lovebugstudios.com

 

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