Border Me Beautiful: Explore 20 Flexible Borders on the Longarm, #28505

Border Me Beautiful: Explore 20 Flexible Borders on the Longarm

Border Me Beautiful: Explore 20 Flexible Borders on the Longarm – #28505

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom A
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $100 Retail: $125
Plus Kit Fee


Break away from boring borders! Explore 20 border units using a non-backtracking feather motif and Bethanne’s spineless, no-mark, no-stress feather path. Then add some straight-line quilting and create glorious secondary design frames! This class is designed for quilters who want to quilt those tops made “for love” with an open and flexible, yet beautifully designed, mid-custom plan. For those interested in pushing themselves, Bethanne will demonstrate how to use formal feathers and backfill for full custom creativity! Bethanne’s teaching style allows for a lot of independent student customization. Gain confidence quilting in high-contrast thread and create beautiful borders that frame your quilt.

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Feathers for the Timid: Longarm Quilting, #28506

Feathers for the Timid: Longarm Quilting

Feathers for the Timid: Longarm Quilting – #28506

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom A
Teacher: Lisa H. Calle
Level: Beginner
Member: $100 Retail: $125
Plus Kit Fee


Do you love the idea of incorporating beautiful feathers into your design, yet feel that achieving such a look is way out of your league? Come on now, banish the shyness of creating feathers! Join Lisa as she introduces and demonstrates the first 5 feathers she generated using her longarm. Lisa will remove any timidness you may have. Using Lisa’s approach, you will be astounded by how easy feathers can be to execute, and you will have wished you hadn’t waited so long to overcome your fear of feathers. Moreover, embellishing your feathers will allow your creativity to go wild and bring hours of fun to your craft. This entertaining, hands-on class for beginners will have you skipping out the door in excitement.

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Freehand Foundations: Bethanne’s Tips for Longarm Beginners, #28102-W

Freehand Foundations: Bethanne's Tips for Longarm Beginners

Freehand Foundations: Bethanne’s Tips for Longarm Beginners – #28102-W

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom A
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Beginner
Member: $248 Retail: $310
Plus Kit Fee


Are you a brand-new longarm quilter? This six-hour class will be a deep immersion into the pool of freehand quilting… but we will use the stairs! Each student will get to use their own longarm machine all day – no sharing required. Begin perfecting your ability to smoothly nest freehand shapes and transform simple shapes into more complex ones, ending with contemporary blended background fills. Next, learn perfect freehand feathers that do not rely on backtracking, making you look like a pro immediately. Finally, learn simple serpentine feathers and master tucking feathers into curls. Leave class ready to take on the freehand world! Beyond the technical skills of quilting, learn about threads, troubleshooting, and especially ergonomic safety to protect your body for years of happy quilting.

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Nemeshing: A Freehand Feather Flourish on the Longarm, #28504

Nemeshing: A Freehand Feather Flourish on the Longarm

Nemeshing: A Freehand Feather Flourish on the Longarm – #28504

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom A
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $100 Retail: $125
Plus Kit Fee


Learn Bethanne’s award-winning “Nemeshing” technique – a lacy freehand feather flourish – in this hands-on class! This unique fill stops crowds and pleases clients and can be used on all types of custom work, ranging from simple large-scale fills to tiny show-winning backgrounds. Learn to blend and repeat the five easy shapes and you’ll be using “Nemeshing” on backgrounds, sashing, and borders! While stunning in its complexity, this fill is completely organic, unmarked, and tremendously flexible. You’ll leave with the confidence to quilt!

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Rulers for Rookies: Longarm Quilting, #28507

Rulers for Rookies: Longarm Quilting

Rulers for Rookies: Longarm Quilting – #28507

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom A
Teacher: Lisa H. Calle
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $100 Retail: $125
Plus Kit Fee


So you’re not ready for the major leagues when it comes to working with rulers? No worries! Join Lisa in Rulers for Rookies and be ready for three full hours of ruler action. This class is a comprehensive hands-on experience incorporating not only straight edges and circles but some of the other Quilter’s Groove rulers as well. Regardless of whether youve never touched a ruler, or just feel that your skills could use a little coaching, this class is for you! Lisa will coach her team of “temporary” rookies to victory while working on the Ohio Star quilt block panel. She will have you working like a pro in no time!

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Stress-Free, Fancy Feathers on the Longarm, #28509

Stress-Free, Fancy Feathers on the Longarm – #28509

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom A
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $100 Retail: $125
Plus Kit Fee


Freehand feathers go fancy! Adding details, inserts, echoing, and fantasy elements to freehand feathers adds a layer of showy polish that always draws the eye and the applause! Bethanne uses a stress-free non-backtracking style that makes it easy for students to focus on going from blah to beautiful. These fancy feathers are the over-the-top feather in a custom quilter’s cap. Intermediate free-hand students will learn dozens of fancy feathers and leave class with Bethanne’s Jellyfish wallhanging pattern to try out their new skills on.

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