Batik Magic – Quick and Easy Piecing, #27506

Batik Magic – Quick and Easy Piecing – #27506

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: Beginner
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(No Kit Fee)

 


You will enjoy making this eye-catching quilt, filled with beautiful batiks. The blocks are a breeze to make with Nancy’s quick and easy piecing techniques, including tips for sewing accurate blocks and choosing fabrics. This stash-busting quilt is perfect for fat quarters (18″ x 22″) or precut strips, and would look great in any two complimentary colors.

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Beginning Machine Appliqué, #23507

Beginning Machine Appliqué – #23507

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Independence AB
Teacher: Felicia Brenoe
Level: Beginner
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


In this three hour class, appliqué artist Felicia Brenoe will teach you all the basics of raw-edge machine appliqué. She will cover basics like correct use of materials, thread, stabilizers, and fusible to get optimal results, and students will practice appliqué with basic shapes. This is the perfect class for those who are brand new to appliqué or for those who would like to improve their current technique and boost their confidence. The class kit means there is no materials to assemble and prepare.

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Blooming Feathered Star, #27101

Blooming Feathered Star – #27101

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hickory AB
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: Intermediate
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(No Kit Fee)

 


This Feathered Star quilt sparkles with traditional charm. Nancy walks students through step-by-step instructions, with rotary cutting and piecing techniques for making accurate triangle squares. Her methods make short work of this tricky-looking block. This is an ideal class for anyone who wants to improve their piecing skills.

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Color Splash – Strip Piecing with Curves, #27503

Color Splash – Strip Piecing with Curves – #27503

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom B
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


Discover how surprisingly simple it is to sew perfect curves using turned-edge appliqué techniques. Class begins with sewing strip blocks, and then Nancy will shift focus to easy invisible machine appliqué techniques. Vibrant colors always get a boost when paired with black and white. Students will have a dazzling quilt whether they pair black-and-white prints with two colors or twenty. Finished quilt size: 58″ x 67″.

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Color Works – Piecing Large-Scale Prints, #27102

Color Works – Piecing Large-Scale Prints – #27102

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom B
Teacher: Kathy Doughty
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)

 


Discover your boundless potential as a quilter. COLOR WORKS is a vibrant quilt using large-scale, multi-colored prints. Kathy will help you master the art of mixing fabrics. The featured prints are shown off as hero fabrics by using low-key tonal prints for the background and stripes for the sashing. Learn to express yourself through creative, adventurous designs with Kathy’s expert guidance.

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Exquisite Log Cabin Quilts, #27504

Exquisite Log Cabin Quilts – #27504

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Felicia Brenoe
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)

 


In this fun and eye-opening class, you will join quilt book author, designer, and educator Felicia Brenoe and learn how to make accurate and exquisite Log Cabin blocks. Make 4-inch Log Cabin blocks fun and easy. In the world of quilting, small often means difficult, but under Felicia’s guidance you will learn how to use foundation paper piecing to make your Log Cabin blocks, with no quarter-inch seam allowances to worry about. By the end of the workshop, you will have mastered the principles of foundation paper piecing and come away with a new level of confidence as well as a few completed blocks.

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Fun with Braids – Create a “Goof-Proof” Braided Table Runner, #27509

Fun with Braids – Create a “Goof-Proof” Braided Table Runner – #27509

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hickory AB
Teacher: Kate Colleran
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


Learn to cut and sew Kate’s goof-proof braid method with her Braid Template while making this fun and easy table runner. The runner is a great pattern for using up some of your scrap strips! The braid is a creative technique to add to your quilting toolbox. You will be amazed at how many uses these braids have.

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Fun with Leftovers! – Sew a Funky Table Runner, #27502

Fun with Leftovers! – Sew a Funky Table Runner – #27502

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Independence AB
Teacher: Kate Colleran
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


Learn to sew parallelogram shapes into this fun and funky table runner! Cutting the shapes is easy with Kate’s Braid Template. Kate will cover tips for working with bias edges and how to change the size to suit your table. Works with your leftover strips or your favorite fabric collection.

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Granny’s Big Block Stars: Piecing a Traditional Beauty, #27511

Granny’s Big Block Stars: Piecing a Traditional Beauty – #27511

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom B
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(No Kit Fee)

 


Star blocks, simple appliqué, and yo-yo flowers make this traditional-looking quilt a real beauty. Students will learn how to make the big block stars using Nancy’s quick and easy piecing techniques. Fusible appliqué techniques and tips for making perfect yo-yo flowers are included in the class. If reproduction prints aren’t for you, batik prints on a dark background will make a spectacular, eye-catching quilt. Finished quilt size: 76” x 94″.

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Modern Wedge – Use Your Stash!, #27104

Modern Wedge – Use Your Stash! – #27104

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom D
Teacher: Kathy Doughty
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)

 


Kathy’s Modern Wedge workshop will reveal how a very versatile tool can be used to make quilts with your stash fabrics! The workshop starts with a discussion on using contemporary fabrics and how to create an interesting, unique mix. Kathy will then show you how to cut and sew with a wedge ruler, and will demonstrate its many applications, supported by lots of different samples. From there, you will assemble a block, using the wedge ruler and any of the possible projects. There are lots of samples to choose from, or you can design your own block. Everyone always loves seeing what others in the class create.

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Pack-It-Up Pouch: Fun and Function with Cork, #27505

Pack-It-Up Pouch: Fun and Function with Cork – #27505

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom D
Teacher: Kate Colleran
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


Cork fabric is fun and easy to work with. Learn to use cork and to cut braid shapes with Kate’s Mini Braid Template. Kate will teach a simple method to add zippers, and you will leave with a cute and functional bag. You can even use your bag to hold those little quilty items you pick up at the show!

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Pick-Up Sticks – Fast and Fun Piecing, #27507

Pick-Up Sticks – Fast and Fun Piecing – #27507

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom B
Teacher: Becky Goldsmith
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(No Kit Fee)

 


PICK-UP STICKS is a lovely, modern quilt that is really fast and fun to make! You will learn how to combine improvisational cutting (using a ruler) with speedy piecing techniques as you work on four 8″ blocks that, when sewn together, make one larger block.

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Sweet Beets: Piece and Quilt a Vibrant Bed Scarf, #27103

Sweet Beets: Piece and Quilt a Vibrant Bed Scarf – #27103

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hickory AB
Teacher: Kate Colleran
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)

 


A bed scarf is a creative way to dress up your bed without having to make a whole quilt. Have fun with half-square triangles and vibrant repeating spirals while making this queen-size bed scarf. Get tips on piecing and different ways to keep that good ¼” seam allowance. Wondering where the name comes from? The design was inspired by Kate’s daughter and her love of chioggia beets! Kate even includes a recipe in the pattern!

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Twist and Shout – Paper Piecing the Virginia Reel Block, #27508

Twist and Shout – Paper Piecing the Virginia Reel Block – #27508

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Materials Fee)

 


Create a dynamic design using a Virginia Reel block while learning all the tricks of foundation paper piecing. In this fast-paced class, all aspects of foundation paper piecing will be covered, including how to measure, cut, and correctly position the right fabric piece. This is a great class for mastering foundation paper piecing! The pattern is included for each student. Finished quilt size: 48″ x 48″.

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Whirlybird Block – A Fun, Wonky Pieced Quilt!, #27501

Whirlybird Block – A Fun, Wonky Pieced Quilt! – #27501

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom D
Teacher: Kate Colleran
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)

 


Learn a quick and easy block that will use up those leftover strips and squares. You can choose to make your blocks scrappy or more organized. Grab your favorite leftover strips, or fat eighths (9” x 22”) of your favorite collection, and let’s make some wonky blocks! Get tips on piecing and ideas on different ways to keep that good ¼” seam allowance.

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