Fabulous, Fancy Feathers on the Longarm, #58509

Fabulous, Fancy Feathers on the Longarm – #58509

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: Beginner
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is a three-step class to help you master the beloved feather. If you are new to the longarm world or have ever wanted to learn the art of mastering feathers without the extra work of marking or the extra cost of stencils and pantograph designs, then this is the class for you. This is a free-motion class that takes you step-by-step from stem to feathered finish, with extra tips and tricks and a multitude of inside feather filler designs and spine ideas that allow you to work both sides of the feather in the same direction. The feathers learned in class may be used for borders, blocks, and sashings. So put away your feather fears and come fly with us as we master the art of the feather together!

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Fancy Feathers & Frills: Quilting with Templates, #58529

Fancy Feathers & Frills: Quilting with Templates – #58529

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you comfortable with the basics of quilting feathers and now want to learn how to implement rulers, stencils, and other items to help fit and form your feather work? Join Sarah as she helps you use many ruler shapes and stencils to create dazzling feathers on your quilt tops. From blocks and borders to custom motifs, you will leave this class more comfortable stitching numerous plume types and many spine variations, and you’ll gain the ability to create your own unique feather designs. You will be sharing a BERNINA Q20 sit-down longarm machine with a partner in this hands-on class.

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Fifteen Free-Motion Fillers on the Longarm, #58511

Fifteen Free-Motion Fillers on the Longarm – #58511

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Ebony Love
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Get started free-motion quilting on a longarm machine with basic fills you’ll use again and again. Get in the rhythm of stitching repeatable designs and adjusting them to fill any space. Learn when and where to mark quilts for grid-based and proportional designs. Understand how to combine designs for flow and continuity and gain the confidence needed to stitch them onto any project.

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Free-Motion Possibilities on the Longarm Machine, #58524

Free-Motion Possibilities on the Longarm Machine – #58524

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: All levels
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


This class is designed to inspire and assist the beginner to become confident in their ability to use free-motion designs and techniques for themselves and their clients. This class is packed full of information. While you master the skill of free-motion quilting, Sue will discuss how threads, tension, how batting affects the overall look of the quilt, and where to place these new design concepts on the quilt to achieve three degrees of texture and balance. These designs offer a quick, easy, and accurate way to finish any quilt top. Put away those marking tools and turn off that laser light and join Sue for this free-motion block party!

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Fun Feather Foundations on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #58526

Fun Feather Foundations on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #58526

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you new to quilting or comfortable with basic free-motion quilting and now want to add a few feathers to your quilt tops? Join Sarah as she takes you through a handful of feather motifs and styles that work well together and can be customized to each individual’s likes and abilities. This class will have you both drawing and working on the machine to determine your personal feather style as well as learning various techniques to create feather blocks, borders, and motifs. You will be sharing a BERNINA Q20 sit-down longarm machine with a partner in this hands-on class.

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Fun Fillers with Rulers and Free Motion on the Longarm, #58510

Fun Fillers with Rulers and Free Motion on the Longarm – #58510

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: All levels
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Sue for a brand-new kind of longarm class! Students will fill a wonderful deer design that has been premarked, using background fillers made with free-motion and rulers. You’ll learn wonderful, versatile filler techniques and go home with a beautiful stitched wallhanding! Thread colors will vary, but each sample will be stitched out on black fabric.

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Intro to Free-Motion Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #58125w

Intro to Free-Motion Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #58125w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Have you always wanted to free-motion quilt but were too anxious to do so? Join Sarah in this hands-on class and be liberated with free-motion quilting! With a bit of humor and a lot of encouragement, she will take you through a series of designs that are simple yet highly effective on your quilt tops. By the end of the class, you will surely feel more comfortable and brave with using a variety of shapes & designs in different sizes. You will be working on a sit-down BERNINA Q20 longarm machine with a partner. Use each other for feedback and bounce around quilting ideas with quilters like you.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Mega Impact with Micro Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #58527

Mega Impact with Micro Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #58527

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Add dimension, interest, and personality to your quilt design with micro quilting! Feel the difference between stitch regulation settings and experiment with many designs as you stitch miniature in this class. From micro-stippling to pebbles, radiator coils, and more, Sarah will help you navigate through the many miniature options and also combine average-sized designs with micro quilting to achieve a stunning finished result. Just like handwriting, everyone’s micro-quilting will have its own unique variations, so there’s no wrong way to achieve your micro quilted ‘signature.’ We’ll also discuss and demonstrate how thread can impact and change the appearance of your quilting. You will be sharing a BERNINA Q20 sit-down longarm machine with a partner in this hands-on class.

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Patten-ted Tips and Tricks for the True Longarm Beginner (First Offering), #58105w

Patten-ted Tips and Tricks for the True Longarm Beginner (First Offering) – #58105w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: Beginner
Member: $248 Retail: $310
(Plus Kit Fee)


After years of longarm quilting, Sue has developed a few skills that she would like to share with beginners. Everyone will get their own longarm to work with for the whole day, so get ready for a fun-filled day of hands-on learning! This class begins by covering the basics: Sue will teach you about mounting and floating, squaring off a quilt so that it is square every time, and choosing the perfect thread, needles, and batting. Then, you will learn how to master free-motion quilting so that no matter what the project is, you’ll be saying, “No problem; I can quilt that!” You’ll learn about tension, texture, and balance while getting a full day’s experience on a longarm machine, no sharing required!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Patten-ted Tips and Tricks for the True Longarm Beginner (Second Offering), #58118f

Patten-ted Tips and Tricks for the True Longarm Beginner (Second Offering) – #58118f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: Beginner
Member: $248 Retail: $310
(Plus Kit Fee)


After years of longarm quilting, Sue has developed a few skills that she would like to share with beginners. Everyone will get their own longarm to work with for the whole day, so get ready for a fun-filled day of hands-on learning! This class begins by covering the basics: Sue will teach you about mounting and floating, squaring off a quilt so that it is square every time, and choosing the perfect thread, needles, and batting. Then, you will learn how to master free-motion quilting so that no matter what the project is, you’ll be saying, “No problem; I can quilt that!” You’ll learn about tension, texture, and balance while getting a full day’s experience on a longarm machine, no sharing required!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Ruler Basics and Beyond on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #58530

Ruler Basics and Beyond on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #58530

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you ready to add the structured look of quilting with rulers to your quilt tops? Perhaps you want to mix and match free-motion quilting designs with perfect lines, arcs, and waves? This is the class for you! Sarah will guide you through three hours of hands-on quilting utilizing basic straight edge, curve, and wave rulers to create crosshatching, arcs, and more! Whether you’re new to using rulers or simply want to hone your skills, you will leave this class with an abundance of ideas, encouragement, and motivation to add ruler quilting to your repertoire!

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Think Big, Quilt Small: Microquilting on the Longarm, #58519

Think Big, Quilt Small: Microquilting on the Longarm – #58519

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Ebony Love
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Make your quilting stand out with these miniaturized designs! Micro quilting adds texture and interest to the background and helps to fill in negative space so your main design pops. Learn how to scale down your free-motion quilting to fit, and get the tips and techniques you need to make your microquilting successful. This class will have you thinking about micro quilting in a whole new way. The possibilities are endless, and you’ll love learning techniques to make your quilts truly stand out.

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Threaducation for Machine Quilting, #58528

Threaducation for Machine Quilting – #58528

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Have you ever said, “My machine doesn’t like that thread?” or “I can only quilt with XYZ thread?” Then this is the class for you to learn about different weights of thread for quilting. Education is key, and Sarah will explain the uses and finished effects of 12wt, 28wt, 40wt, 50wt, and 80wt threads, as well as cotton, metallic, water-soluble, and monofilament fibers in this hands-on class. Sarah will cover thread basics, including information on weight and ply, spool positioning, needle recommendations, and tension settings. She will offer helpful tips and tricks, then share projects and photos aimed to inspire and expand your use of threads. You will be sharing a BERNINA Q20 sit-down longarm machine in this hands-on class.

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Walk the Line: Straight-Line Rulers on the Longarm, #58506

Walk the Line: Straight-Line Rulers on the Longarm – #58506

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Ebony Love
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Straight lines are one of the most challenging tasks on the longarm machine, and mastering this skill takes time and practice. But have no fear: Ebony has the information to make straight-line quilting easy, fun, and rewarding! Learn how to confidently create straight lines using reference points on a quilt, then use those lines to create stunning patterns and designs. Plus, get tips and tools for using rulers safely and confidently on your next project.

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