Bloomers: Machine Appliquéd Blossoms, #23104-T

Bloomers: Machine Appliquéd Blossoms

Bloomers: Machine Appliquéd Blossoms – #23104-T

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Karen K. Stone
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Kit Fee


Join Karen for the day and learn how to make a manageable quilt that looks like it took months to make! With just three basic shapes and three blocks, you can create the impression that there’s a lot more going on than there really is. Karen will share good basic machine appliqué technique, and some unique ways to connect everything with amazing precision. This scrappy quilt will look great in your home year-round.

karenkstone.com

 

Have a Heart: Beginning Reverse Appliqué by Machine, #23505

Have a Heart: Beginning Reverse Appliqué by Machine

Have a Heart: Beginning Reverse Appliqué by Machine – #23505

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom D
Teacher: Margaret Willingham
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
Plus Handout Fee


Reverse appliqué gives a unique dimensional look to your quilted piece! The design is created with the background fabric peeking out of the top fabric. When you do it by machine, it takes no time at all. Learn the quick and easy steps in Eye of the Beholder’s trace, snip, iron, and stitch process to machine reverse appliqué, and get pointers on how to satin stitch like a pro. See the beauty of the 6″ Reverse Appliqué block for the Snowy Hearts table runner (21½” x 35½”) revealed as you stitch. Come be empowered as you make a Heart block! Make it in red and soft grey/white as Margaret did, or reimagine it in your choice of colors. Learn with others and experience the fun and beauty of reverse appliqué by machine.

eobquiltdesign.com

Bernina

 

La Cornucopia: Building the Baltimore Album (2-Day Class), #23203-TF

La Cornucopia: Building the Baltimore Album

La Cornucopia: Building the Baltimore Album (2-Day Class) – #23203-TF

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Conestoga AB
Teacher: Deborah Gale Tirico
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $160 Retail: $200
Plus Kit Fee


The cornucopia, or horn of plenty, is the third work in Deborah’s Baltimore Album series. A symbol of abundance and nourishment, this design celebrates the symbolism stitched into Baltimore Album quilt blocks of the 19th century, including the pineapple, which means “welcome,” and the acorn which symbolizes loyalty. This piece includes specialty threads, beads, and colorful, luscious felted wool and it will be a stunning topper for any surface. Students will learn to make freezer paper patterns, create placement guides, and work with templates. A variety of basting techniques will be presented for increased accuracy. In addition, students will be encouraged to embellish the rug using beads, specialty threads, and unique stitches in their own style to truly make the piece unique. Students will learn appliqué methods including the tack stitch, Deborah’s signature needle slanting techniques, and fabric layering and trapunto stuffing methods for adding dimension to the work. A variety of surface embroidery stitches will be reviewed. Don’t miss your chance to create this beautiful piece by hand!

deborahtirico.com

 

Pennsylvania Dutch Coffee Cuff: Traditional Wool Appliqué, #23507

Pennsylvania Dutch Coffee Cuff: Traditional Wool Appliqué

Pennsylvania Dutch Coffee Cuff: Traditional Wool Appliqué – #23507

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Conestoga AB
Teacher: Deborah Gale Tirico
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
Plus Kit Fee


Keep your coffee or tea warm and your hands cozy with these sweet coffee cuffs. The design is based on the Pennsylvania Dutch hex sign for love and marriage and makes a great gift. Learn dimensional techniques for wool appliqué, including placement guides, embroidery guides, layering, needle slanting techniques, and strategies for making symmetry in the design accurate. Kits are available in black or white and include enough supplies for two cuffs.

deborahtirico.com

 

 

Spring Love: Learn Reverse Appliqué by Machine, #23502

Spring Love: Learn Reverse Appliqué by Machine

Spring Love: Learn Reverse Appliqué by Machine – #23502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Independence AB
Teacher: Margaret Willingham
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
Plus Handout Fee


Reverse appliqué gives a unique and dimensional look to your quilted piece! The design is created with the background fabric peeking out of the top fabric. When you do it by machine, it takes no time at all. Learn the quick and easy steps in Eye of the Beholder’s trace, snip, iron, and stitch process for machine reverse appliqué, and get pointers on how to satin stitch like a pro. See the beauty of the 12″ reverse appliqué block, Spring Love, for Flowers in the Wind XV (18″ x 42″) revealed as you stitch. Come be empowered as you make the Spring Love block! Make it in purple and pink as Margaret did, or reimagine it in your own colors. Come learn with others and experience the fun and beauty of reverse appliqué by machine!

eobquiltdesign.com

 

Whig Rose Quilt Block: Wool Appliqué on Cotton, #23101-W

Whig Rose Quilt Block: Wool Appliqué on Cotton

Whig Rose Quilt Block: Wool Appliqué on Cotton – #23101-W

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Conestoga AB
Teacher: Deborah Gale Tirico
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $80 Retail: $100
Plus Kit Fee


This classic Baltimore block is done in wool on a field of cotton patchwork for a fresh look. The appliqué is dimensional and accomplished using matching wool threads that blend with the fabrics and disappear for superb clarity. Use it as a center block for a table topper or make nine blocks for an entire quilt. Learn about different wool threads and fabrics, needle slanting techniques for adding dimension, and techniques for perfect appliqué placement. The stems are appliquéd using the herringbone stitch, which adds texture and interest. A variety of embroidery stitches will be presented, including the colonial knot.

deborahtirico.com

 

 

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