Betsy Ross Sampler Quilt: Fun With Scraps and History, #37118t

Betsy Ross Sampler Quilt: Fun With Scraps and History – #37118t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Kaye England
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Handout Fee)


Using 6″ and 12″ blocks and a wide assortment of fabrics, you can create a fabulous project honoring the designer of our American flag. You’ll learn a little bit of everything: precision piecing, calculating on-point measurements, and even a little color theory. Get in touch with history as you piece this patriotic beauty among friends and the spirit of one of our most beloved seamstresses.
kayeengland.com

 

Crumb Quilting: Use Your Scraps!, #37509

Crumb Quilting: Use Your Scraps! – #37509

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Michele Crawford
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


What do you do with all those tiny leftover scraps? Be frugal and thrifty by recycling them! Join this totally fun and creative class, and use up the smallest scraps (strips, squares, trimmed triangles, funky sizes, etc.) that you have – the ones you usually throw away! You will learn how to creatively use what you have in front of you! This is stress-free quilting at its finest. You will be piecing (crazily, that is) 4½” squares that can be used in several different ways to make a table runner or wallhanging by adding sashing, an outer border, and binding.
flowerboxquilts.com

 

Engaged Quilt: Piecing Polygons Cut From Your Stash, #37119f

Engaged Quilt: Piecing Polygons Cut From Your Stash – #37119f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you ready for love? This beautiful quilt combines four shapes (diamonds, pyramids, hexagons, and cones) into one stunning piece, all cut from your stash. You will learn how to piece together perfect polygons and even practice a butterfly seam for effortless stitching. Have fun using your favorite fabrics from your stash and create something you’ll want to show off to your friends and family. It’s so easy, you’ll fall in love!
ColourfulStitches.com

 

English Paper Piecing Techniques, #37523

English Paper Piecing Techniques – #37523

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Cheryl See
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Whether you are new to English paper piecing (EPP) or have used this technique for years, you will learn something brand-new in this workshop. The evening will be packed with information on five different techniques and many different variations of EPP. Learning all of the techniques and tools will help quilters decide which method they like best, and also which technique is most suitable for a particular paper-pieced shape. Some of the unique samples shown are sure to inspire a new quilting project. You’ll complete a Grandmother’s Flower Garden piece as you learn! Don’t miss your chance to become a pro paper piecer!
CSeesQuilts.com

 

Free Wheeling Quilt: Piecing Wheel Blocks, #37529

Free Wheeling Quilt: Piecing Wheel Blocks – #37529

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Kaye England
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Spend a morning with Kaye and create this beautiful two-block quilt! These blocks come together in an easy preset strip assembly; you’ll be amazed by how easy it is! You’ll love building this beautiful quilt that will remind you of simpler times. Can easily be enlarged for any size quilt.
kayeengland.com

 

Fruit Chutney: Precision Piecing With Scraps, #37511

Fruit Chutney: Precision Piecing With Scraps – #37511

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Kaye England
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


This quilt was inspired by a 19th century baby quilt and uses Nine-Patches, Plain blocks, Flying Geese, and an Economy block to create its delightful style. You’ll love creating these beautiful and diverse blocks and putting them together to form this stunning scrappy quilt. Join Kaye for he afternoon and make something you’ll want to show off.
kayeengland.com

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Happy Heart Quilt Block: Learn New Piecing Techniques, #37121f

Happy Heart Quilt Block: Learn New Piecing Techniques – #37121f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Philippa Naylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)


Create a fun heart block using two different sewing techniques, which are combined to create a contemporary design with an interesting construction process. Easy curved piecing (which is trimmed to size so everyone can achieve great results) and more traditional straight piecing are both employed to great effect in this Happy Heart block. In addition to learning new sewing techniques, you will choose your fabrics in an intuitive and spontaneous way to achieve a dramatic and balanced central motif. Interesting and varied border treatments will be discussed to enable you to complete a small quilt or much larger bed-sized project! You don’t want to miss this fun and informative opportunity!
philippanaylor.com

 

Hexagons by Hand: American Style, #37524

Hexagons by Hand: American Style – #37524

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
Teacher: Marti Michell
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is NOT your grandmother’s English paper piecing. Learn how to piece by hand and implement clever ways to combine hand and machine piecing for great carry-along projects. Start by rotary cutting hexagons (triangles and diamonds, too, if they are needed in your chosen layout) with acrylic templates, then hand piece. While you enjoy the stitching, Marti will share ways to machine-piece some of the sections and other ways to join them faster by hand than machine. Learn swirl pressing; it is so pretty you will never want to cover it with batting and backing! This is a must-see course for lovers of handwork.
frommarti.com

 

Hexies and Honeycombs: Getting Started With English Paper Piecing, #37532

Hexies and Honeycombs: Getting Started With English Paper Piecing – #37532

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
Teacher: Debbie Wendt
Level: Beginner
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Debbie for the evening and get started with English Paper Piecing! Hexies and Honeycombs are great designs for any fabric choice, and they can be modern, traditional, or anywhere in between. Debbie will teach you the basics of English Paper Piecing using paper, “paper pieces,” and freezer paper. You’ll choose the method and shape that suits you and then get to work on a hand-stitching project you’ll be proud of. Come for the evening to learn the old and make it new!
wendtquilting.com

 

 

Just Cut the Scraps: Turn One Block Into Ten Projects, #37528

Just Cut the Scraps: Turn One Block Into Ten Projects – #37528

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Michele Crawford
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


So you have a stash of fabric cuts. Now what? Michele will show you how to take those Jelly Rolls, Charm Packs, ⅛-yd. cuts, fat quarters, and large scraps and turn them into something wonderful! Michele has designed one block that will allow you to create ten different projects. Learn how to piece this special 6″ x 12″ block in two different ways. You’ll learn the best ways to use color value and design elements to create enough projects to keep you busy for a long time! You do not want to miss your chance to learn this incredible technique!
flowerboxquilts.com

 

Kailua Cabins: The Log Cabin Block Gets a Hawaiian Update, #37513

Kailua Cabins: The Log Cabin Block Gets a Hawaiian Update – #37513

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Stacy Michell
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Unlike scrap Log Cabin quilts that feature a different fabric in every strip of a block and require hundreds of prints, this scrappy Kailua Cabin quilt depends on orderly repetition of fabrics within each block. The trick to the organized chaos of this scrap quilt is made simple by fabric selection in groups of four fat quarters. Additionally, the correct fabric arrangement for cutting simplifies the whole process again. The four blocks from the class are the perfect start for a larger quilt and can also be finished as a small wallhanging or four pillows. Join Stacy for a fun evening and create updated Log Cabin blocks using tropical prints and bright colors!
shadestextiles.co

 

Kaleidoscope Quilt: Get Creative With Your Piecing, #37531

Kaleidoscope Quilt: Get Creative With Your Piecing – #37531

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Marti Michell
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


The Kaleidoscope pattern is easy to make but because of the design possibilities, even advanced quilters will enjoy Kaleidoscope style blocks and variations. Discuss design and color possibilities and sewing techniques; then cut with the Kaleido-Ruler, a tool Marti has designed that gives you the guidelines for cutting all of the triangles in the block. This class gives you the freedom to be creative with your quilt while ensuring you have just the right tools to succeed. Spend the morning with Marti and enjoy this fun and eye-bending class.
frommarti.com

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Layer Cake Arrowheads, #37512

Layer Cake Arrowheads – #37512

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Kimberly Einmo
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Are you ready to create a terrific new quilt design that’s fast and fun to construct? This striking, original quilt can easily be made from (18) 10″ squares (Layer Cake) squares and background fabric (plus a little extra for the arrows). Kimberly used her sumptuous Solid-ish line of fabric to make this version, but eighteen of any 10″ squares will work. Choose fabrics from your stash or dive into that special Layer Cake bundle you’ve been saving. It’s easy to construct the arrowheads, and you’ll use Kimberly’s EZ Flying Geese Ruler and the leftover bits of fabric from each of those squares to make the colorful feathers on the arrows. This technique is super fun and completely stress-free! Come join Kimberly and create a quilt that will be cherished and loved.
kimberlyeinmo.com

 

Machine-Pieced Dresden Plate, #37507

Machine-Pieced Dresden Plate – #37507

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Michele Crawford
Level: Beginner
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Michele for a fun evening and take the fear out of the Dresden Plate block. Michele will show you a quick and easy way to make those dreaded points, and you’ll learn how to piece the blades on your sewing machine. When you’re done, you’ll hand appliqué the finished details! You don’t want to miss this eye-opening class that makes this traditional block a breeze.
flowerboxquilts.com

 

Martha’s Table Runner: Piecing the Martha Washington Block, #37510

Martha’s Table Runner: Piecing the Martha Washington Block – #37510

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Kaye England
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Join Kaye England for a morning of piecing and a bit of history. You’ll learn how to use both specialty tools and traditional math to create this beautiful block designed for our FIRST first lady. You’ll be amazed at how easy this lovely block can be, and you’ll leave with something you are truly proud of.
kayeengland.com

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Mini Star Storm: Magical Template Piecing, #37102

Mini Star Storm: Magical Template Piecing – #37102

Day: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Level: All Levels
Member: $100 Retail: $122
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Victoria’s best-selling Star Storm pattern is now a MINI! Learn the clever ways this quilt is constructed, in strips, with a magical template! This quilt is so incredibly addicting, you won’t want to just make one! This project is great for stash-busting strips of fabric! You will learn construction tips, how to make your points perfect, and techniques to make your colors shine. Join Victoria Findlay Wolfe and let your work shine! Lunch will be provided. 
vfwquilts.com

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Morning Glory: Precision Piecing With Templates, #37526

Morning Glory: Precision Piecing With Templates – #37526

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Jill Finley
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Join Jill and learn to make the Morning Glory block using a Perfect Pieces template set. Her technique makes these blocks come together quickly and accurately. You will focus on precision piecing techniques that create beautiful results. The finished blocks can be used to create the Morning Glory quilt, or a table runner or small wallhanging. You’ll be amazed by how easy and relaxing precision piecing can be with a little help from some easy-to-use templates!
jillilystudio.com

 

Musical Chairs Mystery Quilt: A Fabric Swap and Piecing Party, #37125f

Musical Chairs Mystery Quilt: A Fabric Swap and Piecing Party – #37125f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Pam Bocko
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


This isn’t your mother’s Mystery Quilt! In a unique musical chairs style, all the fabric gets mixed up and no two quilts will end up looking the same! You’ll learn several fun quiltmaking techniques and have a blast with music, games, and prizes along the way. This is the Mystery Quilt just for you. Don’t miss this class!
piecefuldesigns.com

 

No-Fear English Paper Piecing: Jewels, #37516

No-Fear English Paper Piecing: Jewels – #37516

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
Teacher: Michele Crawford
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Slow down, relax, and enjoy hand sewing with English paper piecing (EPP)! This is a super-portable project where you can sew on the go. Michele will teach you a quick and easy way to create EPP jewels using scraps, and you’ll be amazed by how versatile these jewels can be. This class will open up countless opportunities for new projects just by teaching you the fundamentals of piecing these beautiful jewels.
flowerboxquilts.com

 

Over and Under Rainbows With Strips, #37517

Over and Under Rainbows With Strips – #37517

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Do you have a Jelly Roll in your stash that you aren’t sure what to do with? Join this class and use a Jelly Roll to give your quilting a modern twist! It is “knot” as hard as you think! The finished quilt will be visually dynamic with fast, easy piecing. Don’t miss this class! You’ll have a blast creating this beautiful quilt with Gyleen.
colourfulstitches.com

 

Precision Piecing: No Points Lost, #37508

Precision Piecing: No Points Lost – #37508

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Philippa Naylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Join world-renowned quilt artist Philippa Naylor and discover her secrets for perfect points every time. She’ll give you tips on fabric selection, rotary cutting, accurate sewing, and pressing. Soon you’ll be making perfectly sized, no-points-lost blocks, and you’ll never be frustrated with your precision piecing again!
philippanaylor.com

 

Pretzeled Bargello: Make Your Own Bargello Quilt, #37522

Pretzeled Bargello: Make Your Own Bargello Quilt – #37522

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Ruth Ann Berry
Level: Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Stop in for the evening and have fun creating this gorgeous bargello quilt. It looks difficult, but Ruth Ann will show you just how easy bargello quilts can be! You’ll have a blast and leave with a quilt you are proud of.
quiltersclinic.com

 

Seven Sisters Simplified: No Y-Seams, #37514

Seven Sisters Simplified: No Y-Seams – #37514

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Marti Michell
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to cut and sew this classic block with no set-in seams. The traditional Seven Sisters is a well-loved, but seldom made, quilt pattern because traditionally, every seam is a Y-seam. With Marti’s method you replace the six diamonds in each of the seven stars with one large and three small equilateral triangles. Every seam is sewn edge-to-edge. You’ll be amazed by how easy this traditional beauty can be!
frommarti.com

 

Silly String Bargello Quilt: A Fun and Colorful Intro to Bargello, #37530

Silly String Bargello Quilt: A Fun and Colorful Intro to Bargello – #37530

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Ruth Ann Berry
Level: Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Ruth Ann Berry for a fun and relaxed morning and create this beautiful Bargello quilt! This complex-looking throw-sized quilt is easily accomplished with a simple process and straight piecing. Come join the Bargello craze and take home something you’re proud of.
quiltersclinic.com

 

Spinwheels: A Stunning Strip-Star Quilt, #37104w

Spinwheels: A Stunning Strip-Star Quilt – #37104w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Kimberly Einmo
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Handout Fee)


Join Kimberly for a brand-new class! This striking original design uses 2½” strips to create a stunning strip-star quilt! Choose a design roll of Kimberly’s new fabric line, Solid-ish, or any strip bundle of fabrics containing 40 strips of at least 20 different fabrics. You can even choose coordinating prints and fabrics from your stash and cut two 2½” strips from each fabric. In this fun, no-stress class, you’ll learn Kimberly’s signature technique for creating diamond quilts with no set-in or Y-seams using her Precision Precuts Ruler or her EZ Jelly Roll Ruler. She’ll share her signature magic pinning trick for piecing absolutely perfect points in diagonal seams with ease and many more top tricks for piecing success! Simply cut your background pieces prior to class, and you’ll be well on your way to constructing this masterpiece in the classroom. This is sure to be another bestselling class, so sign up early!
kimberlyeinmo.com

 

Spontaneous Log Cabin: A Scrappy Quilt, #37520

Spontaneous Log Cabin: A Scrappy Quilt – #37520

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Michele Crawford
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Let’s have fun with scraps! Join Michele for a fun evening and use all those scraps that you have hidden away and don’t know what to do with. You’ll learn a stress-free way of creating this fabulous scrappy Log Cabin block. Michele will help you unleash your creativity to piece your own block using whatever colors inspire you; no two blocks will be the same. You’ll create 12″ or 15″ finished square blocks that can go together to make whatever quilt size you want. This is a class not to be missed.
flowerboxquilts.com

 

Strata Quilts: Layer It Up With Curved Piecing, #37115t

Strata Quilts: Layer It Up With Curved Piecing – #37115t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Room
Teacher: Scott Murkin
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $88 Retail: $110

 


Curved piecing adds pizzazz to any work! Learn to piece on the curve without a template. You’ll be amazed by how curves can create the illusion of layers and depth in your quilts. You will learn the technique for cutting and sewing these units, and Scott will discuss multiple setting options as well as alternative uses for this fun and addictive technique. These quilts are beautiful, unique, and so much fun to make.
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Summer Garden Quilt: A Traditional Beauty, #37127f

Summer Garden Quilt: A Traditional Beauty – #37127f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Kaye England
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Handout Fee)


Join Kaye for a day of traditional piecing fun and learn how to combine different parts to create this beautiful quilt. This charming medallion uses several different blocks to create movement and color contrast. You’ll learn how to piece each block easily and efficiently and how to bring them together to make something wonderful!
kayeengland.com

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Trash to Treasure Pineapples: Use Your Stash!, #37105w

Trash to Treasure Pineapples: Use Your Stash! – #37105w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110

 


Isn’t it time to clear the clutter in your life? What about using up all those bits and pieces stuffed into nooks, crannies, and boxes? Let’s make an old-fashioned Pineapple quilt with a new and contemporary twist, sewn with perfection and totally random, and without paper piecing! This workshop turns trash to a treasured, one-of-a-kind Pineapple quilt. You’ll love playing with the Pineapple block in a whole new way!
colourfulstitches.com

 

Ultimate Precuts Sampler (2-Day Class), #37201

Ultimate Precuts Sampler (2-Day Class) – #37201

Day: Monday, 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Kimberly Einmo
Level: All Levels
Member: $200 Retail: $244
(Plus Handout Fee)


Precut bundles are one of the hottest trends, and quilters just can’t resist these delectable textile treats! Their versatility is perfect for this fun-filled workshop guaranteed to turn all those enticing 2½” strips, 10″ squares, and charm packs you love (and have been saving!) into a fabulous quilt. Let Kimberly introduce you to her signature technique called “modular piecing,” which is a system of simple pieced units used to create new blocks, settings, or complex-looking designs. Using a myriad of basic building block units, Kimberly will show you how to piece a wide range of blocks in modular sizes. You’ll use her Precision Flying Geese & HST, Precision Jelly Roll, and new Precision Precuts rulers, along with traditional methods, to their best advantage, with no math, no wasted fabric, and best of all, no stress! Kimberly will share every trick in the book for precision piecing and will help you unlock your inner design diva. You’ll love her encouraging, upbeat, energetic, and humorous teaching style (plus a few surprises along the way)! Lunch is provided each day.
kimberlyeinmo.com

 

Zigzag Bargello Quilt: Have Fun Learning Bargello, #37503

Zigzag Bargello Quilt: Have Fun Learning Bargello – #37503

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Ruth Ann Berry
Level: Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Take the mystery out of bargello as Ruth Ann leads you through the process of making this beautiful zigzag bargello quilt. She’s done all the cutting and sorting for you, so you can relax and enjoy sewing this beauty! You’ll learn how a bargello quilt comes together, and you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish! Find out what bargello is all about!
quiltersclinic.com

 

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