Atlantic Flyway: Fast Flying Geese, #27101-W

Atlantic Flyaway: Fast Flying Geese

Atlantic Flyway: Fast Flying Geese – #27101-W

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom B
Teacher: Deb Tucker
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Handout Fee


Let Deb teach you the secrets of this fantastic wall quilt that incorporates both Flying Geese and Migrating Geese in its design. The class covers the following techniques: Fast Flying Geese with the Wing Clipper I tool, Migrating Geese, and an introduction to paper foundation piecing. You’ll be amazed by what you can accomplish with Deb’s tricks! The project requires some precision cutting and piecing, so it is best suited to those with strong intermediate skills and beyond.

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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!

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Let Me Surprise You!, #27107-T

Let Me Surprise You!

Let Me Surprise You! – #27107-T

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom D
Teacher: Charlotte Angotti
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Kit Fee


Use a kit designed just for you – all cut and ready to sew! Spend a relaxing day sewing, laughing, and enjoying this one-of-a-kind mystery class. This project is not expected to be finished in class, but you are welcome to try. Do not miss your chance to learn from Charlotte and create a beautiful quilt top!

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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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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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Sunstars: A Kaleidoscope Class (2-Day Class), #25201-WT

Sunstars: A Kaleidoscope Class

Sunstars: A Kaleidoscope Class (2-Day Class) – #25201-WT

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Chestnut Boardroom
Teacher: Paula Nadelstern
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $176 Retail: $220
Plus Kit Fee


Join Paula for two days of Kaleidoscope magic! Students will learn all of the unique machine piecing, design, and template techniques Paula uses to create complex kaleidoscopic images, while simultaneously exploring the virtues of bilaterally symmetrical fabric; this includes learning to draft perfect angles and to identify and join different angles together. This product and process class culminates in the creation of a unique and fabulous Kaleidoscope block. You will see effects more wonderful than you could imagine, making you both the one who makes the magic and the one who is surprised.

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Texture From A to Zen: Free-Motion Influences for Your Domestic Machine, #28108-F

Texture From A to Zen: Free-Motion Influences for Your Domestic Machine

Texture From A to Zen: Free-Motion Influences for Your Domestic Machine – #28108-F

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Independence AB
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Kit Fee


Spend the day quilting on a home machine with Bethanne! Traditional free-motion background fillers are a wonderful starting point, but what happens when you let yourself be influenced by natural patterns, macro photography, and the art of Zendoodling? Be inspired by Bethanne’s fresh take on backgrounds, perfect for filling those big open spaces of more modern quilts, in this hands-on class. Work your way through the alphabet of inspiration imagery with dozens of new patterns and go home with a workbook of dozens more.

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