Adventures in Free-Motion Quilting, #18111

Adventures in Free-Motion Quilting – #18111

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Nysha Oren Nelson
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you mystified by the quilting process? In this class, we will demystify the free-motion quilting process by focusing on the basic mark, making, and practice. Nysha will show you how to put marks together to make continuous line patterns that fit any project regardless of size, style, or pattern. If you’ve been wanting to learn free-motion, this is your chance! Come see what all the fuss is about in this fearless, fun, and informative class.

studioNysha.com

 

All-Star Review, #STAR

All-Star Review – #STAR

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Various
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30


Join us for our ever-popular All-Star Review and learn techniques from this year’s instructors. Each instructor will give a 10-minute demonstration to all participants from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. After 6:30 p.m., meet the instructors and purchase their books, patterns, and tools. You can even get an autograph or two. A booklet with printed handouts is provided to each participant. This event always sells out fast, so hurry and get your tickets today!

quiltweek.com

An Evening of Music With Ricky Tims, #RICKY

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An Evening of Music With Ricky Tims – #RICKY

Day: Friday, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35


Although this is billed as a concert, A Night with Ricky Tims is so much more. Ricky is an award-winning quilter, pianist, and storyteller extraordinaire. Experience an evening of music, laughter, and inspiration that will keep you spellbound and entertained. You’ll leave with a head full of memories and a heart full of inspiration. Even if you’ve experienced Ricky’s concerts before, be sure to come again and expect the unexpected.

rickytims.com

An Evening of Music With Ricky Tims: Meet and Greet, #GREET

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An Evening of Music With Ricky Tims: Meet and Greet – #GREET

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: 204AB
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60


Get up close with Ricky! This is your chance to meet Ricky Tims, have your photo taken with him, and go home with a signed CD! You’ll love meeting Ricky before the concert and you’ll enjoy premium seating for the show. Price includes admission to An Evening of Music With Ricky Tims, a meeting with Ricky, and a signed CD. Limited Tickets available!

rickytims.com

Artfully Embellished Zipper Bag, #19510

Artfully Embellished Zipper Bag – #19510

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Stephanie Brandenburg
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Stephanie for an afternoon of fun and freedom and become your very own handbag designer! Stephanie will provide all the materials and instruction you need to create your own, one-of-a-kind zipper bag. Choose your fabrics, threads, and embellishments to let your creativity shine! This class is a great way to let out your inner artist and you’ll leave with something you are truly proud to show off!

fronddesignstudios.com

 

Big Hexie Goes Modern: Piecing With Templates, #17109

Big Hexie Goes Modern: Piecing With Templates – #17109

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Pepper Cory
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Don’t be afraid of hexagons – we have tamed them! Pepper will take you step-by-step with this no-fear hexagon technique. You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in class! Use the custom-made templates provided in class, and you will be on your way to a hexie masterpiece! From planning to piecing, Pepper will have you thinking about hexagons in a whole new way.

peppercory.com

 

Clamshell Extravaganza! Learn 12 Quilting Designs for Your Home Machine, #18108

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Clamshell Extravaganza! Learn 12 Quilting Designs for Your Home Machine – #18108

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Cindy Seitz-Krug
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is a free-motion quilting class in which you’ll learn 12 different variations of the classic and beautiful clamshell design. Not only will Cindy show you clamshell varieties and arrangements that you never dreamed of, she’ll also share tips and tricks to make your quilted clamshell designs beautiful and successful. Never be afraid of free-motion quilting again. You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish with a simple shape!

quintessentialquilting.com

 

Collage Basics: Make a Puppy or Kitten Quilt, #17110

Collage Basics: Make a Puppy or Kitten Quilt – #17110

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 202AB
Teacher: Laura Heine
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn Laura’s technique for collage while creating a one-of-a-kind quilt! Choose from Emerson the puppy or Purrfect the cat and learn about color and value while creating this adorable quilt. Each of these quilts can be finished in a one-day setting for most students! Finished wallhanging is 21” x 35″.

fiberworks-heine.com

 

 

Convergence Quilts 101: Creating Art Quilts Based on Tradition (First Offering), #17501

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Convergence Quilts 101: Creating Art Quilts Based on Tradition (First Offering) – #17501

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn the basics behind Ricky’s best-selling book, Convergence Quilts. This amazing method of creating art quilts is based on tradition but full of new potential! You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in this three-hour session. Convergence quilts are addictive, and this class will whet your appetite for doing variation after variation. Don’t miss your chance to learn hands-on with Ricky!

rickytims.com

 

Convergence Quilts 101: Creating Art Quilts Based on Tradition (Second Offering), #17513

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Convergence Quilts 101: Creating Art Quilts Based on Tradition (Second Offering) – #17513

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn the basics behind Ricky’s best-selling book, Convergence Quilts. This amazing method of creating art quilts is based on tradition but full of new potential! You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in this three-hour session. Convergence quilts are addictive and this class will whet your appetite for doing variation after variation. Don’t miss your chance to learn hands-on with Ricky!

rickytims.com

 

Easy-Peasy Flamingo Quilt: Relax and Improvise!, #17514

Easy-Peasy Flamingo Quilt: Relax and Improvise! – #17514

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 101C
Teacher: Carole Lyles Shaw
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Who doesn’t love a project that can be finished in just a few hours? With a little bit of at-home preparation, you will create your own mini quilt in this fun and fast-paced workshop! This project is perfect for showcasing a special print – you will fussy cut one square that features a motif from that special fabric. Along the way, Carole will teach you easy-peasy improvisational piecing techniques that will help you make amazingly complex-looking blocks without all the work. Some cutting and sewing required before class.

carolelylesshaw.com

 

Eleven Cool Things Every Quilter Should Know, #12808

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Eleven Cool Things Every Quilter Should Know – #12808

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: 104AB
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 to concern you! 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

 

 

EQ8: The Basics, #19501

EQ8: The Basics – #19501

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 204AB
Teacher: Jessica VanDenburgh
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60


So you bought EQ8 and downloaded it to your computer. Now what? Join Jessica to learn the basics of this wonderful program. She will show you how to use the included libraries, how to use your drawing blocks, the best methods for designing quilts, and even how to import fabrics straight to your computer. You’ll love Jessica’s easygoing and fun teaching approach. Come see what all the fuss is about! Don’t miss your chance to learn how to use EQ8 in this laid-back, no-pressure class.

sewmanycreationsny.com

 

 

Evelyn’s Album Block #1: An Intro to Wool, #13508

Evelyn’s Album Block #1: An Intro to Wool – #13508

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 203AB
Teacher: Lisa Bongean
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


If you have never worked with wool before, or if you are dissatisfied with your wool projects, this class is for you! Students will stitch one block in class, and Lisa will share tips and techniques she has learned to help you create many beautiful wool projects on your own. You’ll learn the basics of wool appliqué and go home with a product you can be proud of. Finished size: 10” x 10″.

primitivegatherings.us

 

 

Fabric Painting: Discover Your Inner Artist, #15502

Fabric Painting: Discover Your Inner Artist – #15502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 201AB
Teacher: Stephanie Brandenburg
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


When the artists from Frond Design Studios share their art techniques, paints, and brushes, wonderful things happen. Learning to unlock your explorative spirit can be one of the biggest roadblocks in your creative journey, and Stephanie is ready to help you find your creativity! You choose the design you want to embellish and choose what colors you would like to feature. Then you can either mount your project to the canvas provided and hang it on the wall or save it for use in a quilt or fiber art piece.

fronddesignstudios.com

 

 

Floral Welcome Banner in Wool, #13101

Floral Welcome Banner in Wool – #13101

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 203AB
Teacher: Lisa Bongean
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is a great project for all levels! Appliqué is made simpler using beautiful hand-dyed wools. The quilt, inspired by Lisa’s garden, is sure to find the perfect place in your home because it can be completed as a wallhanging, a pillow, a framed piece, or a small wall quilt. Lisa will share her tips and techniques to help you create many beautiful wool projects. This workshop comes with a warning: working with these beautiful wools will change your world as you once knew it! Finished quilt size: 11” x 21″.

primitivegatherings.us

 

 

Foundation Strip Piecing: Use Your Stash!, #17504

Foundation Strip Piecing: Use Your Stash! – #17504

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Stephanie Brandenburg
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Spend the morning with Stephanie and learn how to turn scraps into art! Learn her unique method of foundation piecing while you make a beautiful and unique project out of Frond fabrics. You’ll leave with something you’re truly proud of and a technique you can take home to make your own stash-busting quilts!

fronddesignstudios.com

 

Fractured Disappearing Nine-Patch Quilt: Fun With Improv, #17505

Fractured Disappearing Nine-Patch Quilt: Fun With Improv – #17505

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Carole Lyles Shaw
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Take the traditional Nine-Patch block and make it something brand new with Carole! The Disappearing Nine-Patch has become a popular block for modern quilts, and we will take it a few steps further. Class includes step-by-step instructions for several improvisational cutting and piecing techniques to completely “fracture” several Nine-Patch blocks. You’ll leave with unique and fun blocks that are easy to piece but look complex. Some cutting and sewing required before class.

carolelylesshaw.com

 

Free Film Viewing: Quilts of Valor® II, #12203

Free Film Viewing: Quilts of Valor® II – #12203

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: 104AB
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

Free-Motion Warm Ups: Get Ready to Quilt!, #18501

Free-Motion Warm Ups: Get Ready to Quilt! – #18501

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 101C
Teacher: Nysha Oren Nelson
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you ready to get started with free-motion but not sure where to begin? Join Nysha and learn the best techniques to warm up your quilting skills! These methods will train your hands and eyes to be precise in your quilting and will give you the tools you need to start every free-motion quilting session! Even if you’re already an experienced quilter, these exercises will show you how to get the best out of your “quilting muscles” every time.

studioNysha.com

 

Friendship Spools: A Fun Fabric Exchange and Sewing Party, #17503

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Friendship Spools: A Fun Fabric Exchange and Sewing Party – #17503

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103B
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Enjoy a fun fabric exchange with friends and create this wonderful quilt called Friendship Spools. You will have a great time exchanging fabric, sewing a fabric panel, and learning how to coordinate your scraps in this delightful class. It’s perfect for quilters at all levels of experience. You do not want to miss this fun afternoon with Edyta and some new quilting friends!

laundrybasketquilts.com

 

Fun Filler Stitches: Learn Six Background Designs on the Domestic Machine, #18507

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Fun Filler Stitches: Learn Six Background Designs on the Domestic Machine – #18507

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103A
Teacher: Cindy Seitz-Krug
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is a fun class in which you’ll learn to stitch six beautiful but simple background designs. You will find so many uses in your quilts for these fun and versatile fillers. In class, you’ll make a mini wholecloth quilt with your newly-learned stitches and be able to take it home as a sample to help you reference your new designs for your next project.

quintessentialquilting.com

 

Garden Blooms Wool Tablemat, #13106

Garden Blooms Wool Tablemat – #13106

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 203AB
Teacher: Lisa Bongean
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Be among the first to take home one of Lisa’s latest designs. The beautiful flowers on this 22” project will look lovely in your home all year round. After a day with Lisa, you’ll be confident with wool appliqué and proud of what you’ve created. This class is a great choice for a beginner or anyone wishing to improve upon their skills. Lisa will cover all of the basics of working with wool and offer tips to help you become more satisfied with your finished projects. Wool appliqué is quick, easy, and portable; come and see what all the excitement is about! Finished quilt size: 22″ x 22″.

primitivegatherings.us

 

 

Gorgeous Gridded Designs: Grid Based Quilting Designs on the Home Machine, #18513

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Gorgeous Gridded Designs: Grid Based Quilting Designs on the Home Machine – #18513

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103A
Teacher: Cindy Seitz-Krug
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn four different easy but beautiful grid-based quilting designs as you work on a pretty mini wholecloth quilt. You’re sure to love these fabulous designs, and you will find so many places to use them in your quilts! Cindy’s easy-going manner of teaching will boost your confidence and help you to master your machine quilting skills. Don’t miss your chance to become a confident domestic machine quilter!

quintessentialquilting.com

 

How to Become Smarter, Richer, Healthier, and Happier, #12809

How to Become Smarter, Richer, Healthier, and Happier – #12809

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Kathy McNeil
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30


This delightful lecture combines humor and real scientific studies to support all the benefits of a creative quilting life. Quilting is not just fun – it’s good for you! Come learn how creativity in your work affects every aspect of your life and leave with some good reasons why you should never feel guilty about fabric shopping! This lecture is a fun and informative celebration of the quilting life with an artist who has the time (and ribbons!) to back up her words. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

kathymcneilquilts.com

Introduction to Contemporary Crazy Quilting, #16501

Introduction to Contemporary Crazy Quilting – #16501

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 201AB
Teacher: Pepper Cory
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Find your freedom with Pepper and create a beautiful crazy quilt! Using a stencil and backing block, hand stitch a crazy quilt block in modern shot cottons. Then, learn and practice the four basic embroidery stitches (chain, buttonhole, herringbone, and running stitch) to take your quilts to the next level. This class makes for a fun and comfortable portable project.

peppercory.com

 

 

Introduction to Sashiko: Japanese-Inspired Hand Stitching, #16103

Introduction to Sashiko: Japanese-Inspired Hand Stitching – #16103

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 201AB
Teacher: Pepper Cory
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Pepper for a relaxing day of hand stitching as you explore the “zen” side of quilting. This method is stress-free and produces oh-so-beautiful results. Sashiko is the country quilting of Japan, and with its classical blue-and-white color scheme, it is still appealing today. Learn the history of the craft and how you can incorporate sashiko in your own quilts. You’ll leave with a wonderful new skill you’ll want to use again and again.

peppercory.com

 

 

Mid-Century Modern Curve: Piece Freehand Curve Blocks, #17107

Mid-Century Modern Curve: Piece Freehand Curve Blocks – #17107

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 101C
Teacher: Carole Lyles Shaw
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)


Spend the day expanding your creativity and perfecting your skills! With Carole’s help, you will practice several techniques for creating unique improvisational blocks. First you’ll learn how to piece freehand curve blocks without templates or pins. Then, you will learn key design principles for fracturing these base blocks to create a block with both straight and curved lines. Participants will develop confidence in freehand cutting and piecing gentle curves, combining prints and solid fabrics, using alternate grid layouts, and incorporating negative space. With these techniques, every quilt you make will be one of a kind!

carolelylesshaw.com

 

Octopus Garden Party: Fusing Fun With Friends, #12205

Octopus Garden Party: Fusing Fun With Friends – #12205

Day: Saturday, 9:00 -11:00 a.m.
Location: 204AB
Teacher: Kathy McNeil
Level: All Levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35
(Plus Kit Fee)


Step into the world of pictorial quilting while having fun creating your own unique under-the-sea quilt. You just need to bring a premade background ready to add your octopus to. To save time and concentrate on just having fun together, Kathy has kits all made up. Just cut your prefused shapes and finger press the fused fabric pieces to your background! Then add novelty fussy-cut images to personalize your quilt. This is a fun project where you can relax and create with laughter and new friends! The complete pattern is 21” x 24″.

kathymcneilquilts.com

 

 

On Eagle’s Wings: Precision Foundation Piecing, #17108

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On Eagle’s Wings: Precision Foundation Piecing – #17108

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103B
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


If you like precision sewing, this class is for you! During this class, you will learn relationships of various colors, the value of measuring and precutting all pattern pieces, and the precision of paper foundation sewing. Students of all levels are welcome! You will complete three On Eagle’s Wings blocks to create a table runner as your practice piece. Quilting and binding instruction are included as well.

laundrybasketquilts.com

 

Pheasant Collage Quilt, #15103

Pheasant Collage Quilt – #15103

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 202AB
Teacher: Laura Heine
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn Laura’s world-class collage technique while making this darling pheasant quilt. You’ll learn Laura’s secrets for color and value and how to incorporate florals and underplays into your collage. You’ll have fun letting your creative side shine and leave with a project that’s a real show-stopper!

fiberworks-heine.com

 

 

Pink Pump Collage Quilt, #15101

Pink Pump Collage Quilt – #15101

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 202AB
Teacher: Laura Heine
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Create this great pink pump collage quilt that will fit right into your sewing room! Laura will teach you all about fused appliqué collage in this fun and functional class. You will learn about color and value placement to get a dimensional look and leave with something you are truly proud of.

fiberworks-heine.com

 

 

Primitive Patchwork: A Quilt Without the Fuss, #17506

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Primitive Patchwork: A Quilt Without the Fuss – #17506

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Join Ricky for a fun morning of piecing as you create a quilt based on a traditional Amish quilt. Ricky will spin the concepts forward to today’s quilting and you will learn to create an amazing quilt without the usual fuss. It’s quirky on purpose, and it makes a great project to learn so that you can share it with others in your life.

rickytims.com

 

Quilt First, Color Second: Adding Depth With Paint and Pencils, #15507

Quilt First, Color Second: Adding Depth With Paint and Pencils – #15507

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 202AB
Teacher: Nysha Oren Nelson
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Add color, depth, and drama to your quilt project after quilting. Nysha will open your eyes to the artistic possibilities in quilting using this simple approach to adding shading or color to the quilted surface. Learn about a variety of uses for pencils, paint, and ink and discover the difference each medium makes. Everything you need to know to transform your next project is included in this fun and inspiring class!

studionysha.com

 

 

Quilting Caveman Style: Improvisational Patchwork, #17502

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Quilting Caveman Style: Improvisational Patchwork – #17502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


In this fun and inspiring class, students will learn the tips and tricks behind the technique of working without templates, pattern-measuring, or quarter-inch seams. With Ricky’s help, you will explore many variations that will inspire you to come up with your own possibilities. Workmanship is not thrown away, but we will toss aside notions put upon us by the quilt police! Join Ricky for an afternoon of fun and freedom!

rickytims.com

 

Realistic Fabric Art Pictures, #12801

Realistic Fabric Art Pictures – #12801

Day: Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Bonnie Langenfeld
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


 Bonnie will show you how to use the principles of art to make fabric pictures look like realistic paintings or photographs. Learn about perspective, color hues and tones, line, and how to choose fabrics to fit these art elements. Bonnie will also introduce you to free-motion stitching to add details, depth, and interest. This presentation includes enough detail to keep students informed but not overwhelmed, and has humor thrown in to keep it light. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

landscapesinfabric.com

Rhapsody Quilts Masterclass, #12805

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Rhapsody Quilts Masterclass – #12805

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30
(Plus Handout Fee)


Ricky created the Rhapsody Quilt genre. In this Master Class, he will dispel any thoughts about them being difficult to make. You will learn how to design your own Rhapsody Quilt, then learn Ricky’s no-pins precision curved piecing techniques, as well as his award-winning blanket stitch appliqué.  Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

rickytims.com

 

 

Scrappy Flower Basket Wool Table Runner, #13104

Scrappy Flower Basket Wool Table Runner – #13104

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 203AB
Teacher: Lisa Bongean
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


This class features one of Lisa’s latest designs, a wool table runner that is perfect for your home all year round. Lisa will cover all of the basics of working with wool and offer tips to help you become more satisfied with your finished projects. Come and see what all the excitement is about! Finished quilt size: 8½” x 26″.

primitivegatherings.us

 

 

Scrappy Quilts: An Evening With Edyta Sitar, #12202

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Scrappy Quilts: An Evening With Edyta Sitar – #12202

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35


Sit back, relax, and let Edyta take you on a quilt journey through time and tradition. First she will show you some beautiful antique pieces, then she will reveal her own scrappy masterpieces. Edyta will show you how a medley of simple shapes – squares, triangles, diamonds, and strips – become the building blocks of a remarkable quilt.

laundrybasketquilts.com

Sea Turtle and Coral Reef: Layered Appliqué, #13105

Sea Turtle and Coral Reef: Layered Appliqué – #13105

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 204AB
Teacher: Kathy McNeil
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Handout Fee)


Sea turtles are some of the most mystical animals on earth. Kathy will take you through the steps of layered appliqué as you create this beautiful piece. Choose to create easy turned edges with the Apliquick® method or fuse your project. Learn tips for both methods of construction and possibly combine them – turned edges for the larger shapes, which will have more dimension and loft; fused edges for those tiny mosaic pieces. Kathy will demonstrate how to create form and dimension with shading. Add fussy-cut features from coral reef fabrics to enhance your amazing world under the sea.

kathymcneilquilts.com

 

 

Stars in Quilts: Learn 15 Star Blocks, #17111

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Stars in Quilts: Learn 15 Star Blocks – #17111

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103A
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is a splendid workshop to honor one of the most common and well-loved quilt designs, the Star. Edyta will help you to create beautiful Star blocks and inspire you by sharing her thoughts, knowledge, and Star quilts. This workshop features 15 different Star patterns. Through these patterns, you will look at Star blocks, layouts, sashing, and different techniques to set stars in quilts. Spend the day creating beautiful stars with Edyta!

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Stash-Buster Improv Quilt, #17112

Stash-Buster Improv Quilt – #17112

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103B
Teacher: Carole Lyles Shaw
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)


What can you do with that ever-growing pile of scraps and “orphan blocks” left over from other projects? You paid a lot of money for the fabric – why not make those blocks into a modern quilt? We will start with a fast and easy approach to creating improvisationally-pieced blocks. To make it even more fun, you’ll have a chance to trade some fabric with new friends to make your blocks one-of-a-kind! Then, you will cut and arrange these beautiful improvisational blocks into a modern quilt that you can lay out and even rearrange to suit your style. The neutral fabric you choose will give you negative space to really show off those improvisational blocks. During class, we will discuss modern quilting approaches using straight-line quilting and improvisational quilting that can be easily accomplished on your home machine. Come have fun and use your stash!

carolelylesshaw.com

 

The Antique English Pleated Log Cabin Block, #17515

The Antique English Pleated Log Cabin Block – #17515

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 201AB
Teacher: Pepper Cory
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


The Log Cabin may be the best-loved American quilt pattern, but did you know it originally came with immigrants from northern England? Learn how this pattern was first made and plan your own quilt-as-you-go project after taking this class. No special skills are required. Enjoy a relaxing morning and a great introduction to easy hand sewing.

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The Art of Real Scrap Quilting, #12803

The Art of Real Scrap Quilting – #12803

Day: Wednesday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Pepper Cory
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


What defines a scrap quilt today? Are there any boundaries when making a scrap quilt? Join Pepper Cory for a discussion on the amazing world of scrap quilts. Listen to famous quiltmakers’ views on scrap quilts and see examples from Pepper’s personal collection. This is Pepper’s most popular lecture! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

peppercory.com

The Quilted Surface Comes Alive!, #12802

The Quilted Surface Comes Alive! – #12802

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Nysha Oren Nelson
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


A quilt–three layers that are stitched together is a very broad description. Yet the stitching together of layers are a key component in the equation. We will explore the vast possibilities of the quilted surface; color, dimension, and expression. A visual romp crossing the boundaries of material, technique, and style is sure to inspire you. You’ve never seen quiltmaking like this! Nysha will open your eyes to a whole new world of possibilities in this fun and inspiring lecture. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

studionysha.com

 

Thread Play: Learn to Thread Paint Without Fear, #16504

Thread Play: Learn to Thread Paint Without Fear – #16504

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103B
Teacher: Stephanie Brandenburg
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Kick it up a notch with Frond Thread Play! Stephanie will show you how to combine the traditional with the funky to help your inner artist shine. Frond fabrics provide the perfect backdrop to guide your needle and thread colors and Stephanie will show you the tips you need to move through your project with confidence. Learn the basics of thread painting and take in a few secrets on how to get the most out of your color choices. You’ll love adding embellishments to make your project one-of-a-kind. Don’t miss your chance to learn something new and let your creativity lead the way!

fronddesignstudios.com

 

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor®, #12807

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor® – #12807

Day: Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 104AB
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 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 to view 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.

Twenty Tips and Tricks for Better Machine Quilting, #12806

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Twenty Tips and Tricks for Better Machine Quilting – #12806

Day: Thursday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Cindy Seitz-Krug
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


In Cindy’s 20-plus years of making award-winning quilts on her home sewing machine, she has compiled a list of simple tips and tricks that will make anyone a better machine quilter. Cindy illustrates these tips with a PowerPoint presentation chock full of photos and examples to demonstrate the items covered in the lecture. Take the mystery out of home machine quilting! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quintessentialquilting.com

VIP Quilt Tour, #TOUR

VIP Quilt Tour – #TOUR

Day: Wednesday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Show Entrance
Teacher: Liz Hammonds
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


 Be the first to see the winning quilts and get a special up-close tour with AQS Director of Education, Liz Hammonds. Enjoy an intimate tour of the Special Exhibits and learn where each quilt came from and the inspiration behind the artwork. You’ll get a chance to ask questions and get up-close photographs of the quilts before the crowds roll in! Don’t miss your chance to become a know-it-all about the quilts and be first to see the amazing quilts on display!

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Winter Village: A Blue & White Beauty, #17516

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Winter Village: A Blue & White Beauty – #17516

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


You will love creating charming house blocks in this fun and informative class. Edyta will teach cutting, piecing, and finishing touches for your quilts. Students will make (3) houses in class and learn the techniques necessary to finish an entire village. This quilt is perfect in any color combination, but Edyta is partial to blue-and-white. The kits provided will feature Blue Sky fabrics as shown in the class image, and Edyta will discuss other color options in class. Edyta looks forward to seeing you there!

laundrybasketquilts.com

 

Your Continuous Quilting Line Design, #15504

Your Continuous Quilting Line Design – #15504

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 201AB
Teacher: Nysha Oren Nelson
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60


 What quilting design should you choose to quilt your quilt? What fits the theme and use? In this class you will learn what makes a successful continuous line design for free-motion quilting. You will take a design of your choosing and transform it into a continuous line design. You will learn what makes a good pattern versus a great pattern and find out how to turn anything in to quilting pattern! There are no limits to your quilting possibilities. Nysha will bring paper, pens, and markers, so you will only need to bring your creativity.

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Zentangle for Quilters, #15505

Zentangle for Quilters – #15505

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 201AB
Teacher: Nysha Oren Nelson
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Zentangle™ is a method of creating unique patterns in a calming and focused way. It is a beautiful and simple method that requires no artistic talent or background. As quilters, we deal a lot with pattern. Nysha will discuss how to adapt the Zentangle philosophy to the quilting process for a beautiful, unique, and pleasant quilting experience. Learn to transform your quilting with Zentangle.

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