Beautifully Quilted: Taking the Mystery Out of Quilting Designs, #32808

Beautifully Quilted: Taking the Mystery Out of Quilting Designs – #32808

Day: Friday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Alex Anderson
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30

 


Are you stumped when it is time to quilt as desired? Alex’s information is for all styles of quilting – from hand to domestic to longarm. In this interactive lecture, Alex will explain the planning process and tips and tricks to choose or design appropriate quilt designs for your work. With her strong appreciation of Amish quilting design, Alex’s tricks can be used as the groundwork for all sorts of quilts. Whether your style is traditional or contemporary, these tips will add to your personal tool belt when it comes to selecting quilting designs that make your quilt a sparkling success. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
alexandersonquilts.com

Creative Spaces: Turn Your Sewing Room Into Your Perfect Studio!, #32805

Creative Spaces: Turn Your Sewing Room Into Your Perfect Studio! – #32805

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Kimberly Einmo
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30

 


Whether you share a small room with your family or you have the most palatial space, your sewing room should be the place where you feel happy and inspired to create! Being a military wife with 15 moves under her belt, Kimberly has set up sewing studios in each of her homes and is excited to share the tips and tricks she learned for making the most of the space you have. She will share photos of her sewing rooms, her favorite (and not-so-favorite) examples of what works and what does not, and her best tips for setting up your own creative haven. After that, sit back and take a personal tour of Kimberly’s friends’ studios, including those of some of the top quilting stars in the industry, as they open up the doors to their spaces. This fun, informative, and inspiring parade-of-homes-style visit will provide a wealth of ideas and tips for transforming your own space into a place where you can be your most creative. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
kimberlyeinmo.com

Eleven Cool Things Every Quilter Should Know: A Ricky Tims Masterclass, #32804

Eleven Cool Things Every Quilter Should Know: A Ricky Tims Masterclass – #32804

Day: Thursday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30
(Plus Handout Fee)


This popular lecture combines tons of “ah-ha” moments that will leave you wondering why you didn’t know these cool tricks before. Don’t think of this as a typical lecture; Ricky’s Master Class Lectures are true learning events, but you won’t leave with a UFO – and there is no supply list! Don’t miss this chance to learn Ricky’s favorite quilting secrets! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
rickytims.com

 

Fabric Dyeing and Art Quilting, #32809

Fabric Dyeing and Art Quilting – #32809

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Marjan Kluepfel
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


In this fast-moving and information-packed lecture, Marjan shares her techniques for dyeing beautiful fabrics and creating original designs. For 25 years, Marjan’s art quilts have included intensive use of fiber-reactive dyes and textile paints, as well as many innovative art techniques. You’ll get to see her work up close and in person in this combination trunk show/slideshow. You’ll learn how her art quilts come to life and how you can use the same dyeing, sewing, and quilting tricks on your own quilts! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
marjankluepfel.com

Free Expression Quilts: A Trunk Show, #32812

Free Expression Quilts: A Trunk Show – #32812

Day: Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Robbi Joy Eklow
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


See Robbi Joy Eklow’s award-winning fused appliqué quilts all in one place! This beautiful series is full of intricate designs and exciting colors, and you’ll love seeing these pieces up close! Robbi will discuss her techniques for making fused appliqué quilts, and you’ll leave inspired, perhaps even to create a fused appliqué quilt of your own! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
robbieklow.com

Machine Quilting With Sue Nickels: Tips of the Trade on the Home Sewing Machine, #32803

Machine Quilting With Sue Nickels: Tips of the Trade on the Home Sewing Machine – #32803

Day: Wednesday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Sue Nickels
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30

 


In this informative lecture, learn Sue’s secrets to successful machine quilting on the home sewing machine. In this ever-changing world of machine quilting, see how Sue works to quilt even her large quilts on the home sewing machine. The lecture begins with a PowerPoint presentation of her quilts, then moves on to show off Sue’s sewing room. You’ll learn how to manage each quilt and then see tips that make free-motion quilting fun and relaxing at the home sewing machine. Sue will end with showing some of her actual quilts and then take questions from the audience. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
Sue-Nickels.com

Making Award-Winning Quilts: Philippa Naylor Tells All, #32802

Making Award-Winning Quilts: Philippa Naylor Tells All – #32802

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Philippa Naylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


How does she do it? Here is your chance to learn how Philippa designs and stitches these tiny hand-sewn doll dresses, what is in her sewing machine right now, and everything in between. Find out about the inspiration, materials, equipment, and stories behind each piece of work in this Quilter Tells All lecture. Don’t miss your chance to learn secrets from this multiple-award-winning quilter. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
philippanaylor.com

Quilt Stories: A Trunk Show With Cheryl See, #32810

Quilt Stories: A Trunk Show With Cheryl See – #32810

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Cheryl See
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Join multiple-award-winning quiltmaker Cheryl See for an up-close look at her work. You’ll love seeing these exquisite quilts in person and hearing the stories behind each of them. This is a trunk show you can’t miss! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
CSeesQuilts.com

Quilts of Valor II: Free Film Viewing, #32807

Quilts of Valor II: Free Film Viewing – #32807

Day: Friday, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Various
Level: All Levels
Member: $FREE Retail: $FREE

 


Quilts of Valor® II reunites national quilting celebrities Alex Anderson, Mark Lipinski, and host Marianne Fons from the original Quilts of Valor film, to work on one magnificent, new Quilt of Valor. As they sew, the quilting gurus share quiltmaking tips with viewers and speak from the heart about what being involved in making quilts for veterans has come to mean to them. The program also features stories from Nebraska, California, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C., introducing viewers to the people who make Quilts of Valor and the people who receive them.
iptv.org/quilts-of-valor

Scrap Crazy: Learn How to Conquer Your Stash, #32801

Scrap Crazy: Learn How to Conquer Your Stash – #32801

Day: Wednesday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Alex Anderson
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30

 


Crazy about your fabric collection but not sure how to successfully use it? In this 1½-hour interactive lecture, you will learn several guidelines for using your scraps and stash to good advantage. Alex will teach you about color options, design strategies, and much more. You will also view several successful scrap quilts (both antique and new) that will leave your mind swimming and your hands aching to go home and dig into your beloved stash. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
alexandersonquilts.com

The Dream: Make Your Mark in the Quilt Business, #32806

The Dream: Make Your Mark in the Quilt Business – #32806

Day: Thursday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Have you ever pondered life as a professional quilt designer, educator, author, or pattern writer? What is it that drives your passion? Are you living your dream? Take a trip with Gyleen through the business world of quiltmaking. She’ll show you how a dream that might feel impossible is closer than you think. You’ll leave inspired to give in to your life’s passion! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
colourfulstitches.com

Threadology 101 With Superior Threads (First Offering), #32813

Threadology 101 With Superior Threads (First Offering) – #32813

Day: Thursday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Superior Threads Certified Threadologist
Level: All Levels
Member: $FREE Retail: $FREE

 


Have you ever looked at the beautiful threads in your quilt shop and thought “I’d have no clue how to use that?” This is the lecture for you! If you’ve experienced frustration when deciding what type of thread to use or how to incorporate decorative or specialty threads, you’re not alone. This Certified Superior Threadologist will teach you about thread, needles, and tension so you can finally get to work with those beautiful threads. Supplies are not required for a lecture, but you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
superiorthreads.com

Threadology 101 With Superior Threads (Second Offering), #32814

Threadology 101 With Superior Threads (Second Offering) – #32814

Day: Friday, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Superior Threads Certified Threadologist
Level: All Levels
Member: $FREE Retail: $FREE

 


Have you ever looked at the beautiful threads in your quilt shop and thought “I’d have no clue how to use that?” This is the lecture for you! If you’ve experienced frustration when deciding what type of thread to use or how to incorporate decorative or specialty threads, you’re not alone. This Certified Superior Threadologist will teach you about thread, needles, and tension so you can finally get to work with those beautiful threads. Supplies are not required for a lecture, but you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
superiorthreads.com

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor®, #32811

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor® – #32811

Day: Saturday, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Sue Reich and Ann Holte
Level: All Levels
Member: $FREE Retail: $FREE

 


Attend this free lecture to learn about the Quilts of Valor Foundation® and how you can award members of your family or community with a Quilt of Valor (QOV) to thank them for their service. Discover how to make a Quilt of Valor, begin a QOV group in your area, or become a contributing member of QOVF to help fulfill the mission of “covering Military and Veterans touched by war.” QOVF president, Sue Reich and QOVF member Ann Holte will share popular quilting techniques such as quilt-as-you-go variations, “Y” seams, new patterns, and the appropriate standards for creating a Quilt of Valor along with many examples of actual quilts. Hear about “QOV: A 50 State Salute” currently on exhibit featuring quilts representing 24 states. These quilts will be awarded from the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky in February 2020. Make time to add a patriotic hexagon to a QOV in the making. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
iptv.org/quilts-of-valor

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