A New View: An Upcycled Fashion Show for Charity , #12203

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A New View: An Upcycled Fashion Show for Charity – #12203

Day: Friday, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton Oceanfront Resort Grand Ballroom
100 North Atlantic Avenue
Level: All levels
Retail: $35

 


Join us at the beautiful Hilton Oceanfront Resort for the first-ever upcycled fashion show in Daytona Beach! Be stunned as artists transform items like plastic bags, coffee filters, newspaper, and more into gorgeous wearable fashions. You won’t believe your eyes as you take in this magical runway event, surrounded by all your quilting buddies. One person’s trash is another person’s couture gown in this one-of-a-kind, high-fashion evening of fun, function, and everything fabulous. Proceeds from this show will benefit the Conklin Center for the Blind’s Early Intervention Program, which serves infants, toddlers, and children who are blind or severely visually impaired, along with their parents, in their most natural environment – their homes. Be part of history and partner with AQS as we celebrate fashion and give back to the Daytona Beach community. To learn more about The Conklin Center, click here.

quiltweek.com 

Begin to Machine Quilt, #18102

Begin to Machine Quilt – #18102

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103A
Teacher: Pat Durbin
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn how to machine quilt on your home machine and create a table topper that will make a statement in your home. Machine quilting enhances your quilt tops and brings them to a new level of beauty. Pat will share tips and encouragement as you learn to machine quilt with confidence.

patdurbin.com

elna

 

Binding Made Easy: Your New Go-To Technique (Second Offering), #18510

Binding Made Easy: Your New Go-To Technique (Second Offering) – #18510

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Judy Hansen
Level: All levels

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


In one of Judy’s most popular classes, you will learn how to cut, press, prepare, and continuously piece your binding, including on the bias. Judy will teach you how to achieve perfect corners and connect end strips perfectly and easily; no special tools needed! You will also explore techniques to take the stress out of decorative topstitching. You will take home two placemats and lots of knowledge! (This is the same as #18507.)

quiltshopofdeland.com

janome

 

Circles Squared – Machine Appliqué, #13102

Circles Squared – Machine Appliqué – #13102

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 101C
Teacher: Karen Kay Buckley
Level: All levels

Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is a really fun class that will help you create a beautiful machine appliquéd wall quilt. Learn to make sharp points, smooth curves, perfect circles, and straight and even stems. There will be a little reverse appliqué for some added fun. The technique Karen teaches is a prepared-edge method using an invisible stitch. Come join her for a fun day of machine appliqué.

karenkaybuckley.com

brother-ssfs

 

Creative Spaces: Turn Your Sewing Room into Your Perfect Studio!, #12806

Creative Spaces: Turn Your Sewing Room into Your Perfect Studio! – #12806

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104 AB
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) features 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 

Fabracadabra Ornament, #19513

Fabracadabra Ornament – #19513

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Paula Nadelstern
Level: All levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Get in touch with your inner embellisher. Decorate your way to a beautiful object brimming with sparkle and ready to display using a simple nonsewing technique. Students will learn to rely on the repetitive flow of shapes and colors to create this easy-to-make but visually complex object. Paulanadelstern.com

 

Fantabulous Free-Motion Feathers and Motifs, #18508

Fantabulous Free-Motion Feathers and Motifs – #18508

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 102AB
Teacher: Judi Madsen
Level: All levels

Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you stuck when it comes to feathers? Come to Judi’s Fantabulous Feathers class and see her flawless approach at free-motion feathers. We will learn how to quilt feathers around borders of quilts, as well as allover feathers and motifs. You will come out of this class brimming with excitement and the confidence to give feathers a try. Don’t miss this class!

greenfairyquiltsblog.com

handi-quilter

 

Flooded with Color – Dye Your Own Fabrics, #15103

Flooded with Color – Dye Your Own Fabrics – #15103

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Frieda Anderson
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Color is one of the reasons we love quilting, and achieving an abundance and variety of color is one reason we dye our own fabrics. Frieda believes that the most dependable, lightfast, and washfast dyes used are Procion MX Fiber Reactive Dyes, the same dyes used in this workshop. Students will learn to dye formulas in 48 shades, introducing the flood of color that can be achieved with Frieda’s method. Dye your own fabrics to ensure your quilts are always one-of-a-kind masterpieces!

friestyle.com

 

Fotos, Fabric, and Fun – Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8), #19504

Fotos, Fabric, and Fun – Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) – #19504

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Shelley Doyal
Level: Intermediate, Advanced

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


In this Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) class, you will concentrate on photos and fabric. Shelley will go over the procedure of downloading fabric company collections and putting them into EQ8. Do you stash fabric? Learn how to put them into EQ8 as well. There are many things you can do with photos; for instance, EQ8 can use a photo to make an appliqué. Do you have a panel that you would like to see made into a quilt, but want to see the finished quilt before you start cutting out your fabric? EQ8 can help with that. Have you ever considered taking a photo and turning it into fabric? Learn to do that, too! Get ready for Fotos, Fabric, and Fun.

sewshelley407@gmail.com

 

Happy Villages Fabric Collage, #15102

Happy Villages Fabric Collage – #15102

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Karen Eckmeier
Level: All levels

Member: $80 Retail: $100

 


Explore the freedom of fabric collage! You will find no seams to piece or match, no lines to trace, just free-form cutting of step and window shapes. Step-by-step, your little village will magically come to life. Put the finishing touches on your fabric collage at home with a layer of tulle and machine stitching. Finished project size: 16½” x 16½”.

quilted-lizard.com

 

Introduction to Freezer-Paper Foundation Piecing, #17503

Introduction to Freezer-Paper Foundation Piecing – #17503

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: Beginner

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is the perfect class for a first-time paper piecer! Let Gail introduce you to the quickest, easiest way to piece intricate designs. Her freezer-paper foundation method is quick and fun to learn. You’ll be on your way to piecing a single block of the Winding Ways pattern that can be expanded to make a full quilt or stitched into an adorable tote bag. Come pick up plenty of tips to make paper piecing fun!
gailgarber.com

bernina

 

 

Live from New York: Paula Nadelstern’s City Journey, #12807

Live from New York: Paula Nadelstern’s City Journey – #12807

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104 AB
Teacher: Paula Nadelstern
Level: All levels

Member: $24 Retail: $30

 


Paula is a city quilter wrapped up in the fabric of urban life. While ostensibly following her route from first quilt to last, this slide lecture stops along the way to shop in the Garment District, park a car urban style, and glimpse a city-shaped birthday party scavenger hunt. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

paulanadelstern.com 

Machine Appliqué – Rose of Sharon Block, #13103

Machine Appliqué – Rose of Sharon Block – #13103

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Sue Nickels
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn stitched raw-edge machine appliqué in this informative class. Sue has used this great technique on her award-winning appliqué quilts. A small amount of fusible is used to seal the edge, yet leaves the block soft. The machine blanket stitching makes this project secure for washing. Students will work on the Rose of Sharon block to learn the details of the technique. Explore inside and outside points, curves, circles, and a great bias stem option. This block is from Sue’s quilt FLORAL BOUQUET, and all details that Sue used to create this quilt will be covered. As a bonus, Sue’s cute little bird pattern will be included! You will feel confident to work on any appliqué pattern after taking this class!

Sue-Nickels.com

janome

 

No-Sew 3D Flower Embellishments, #19515

No-Sew 3D Flower Embellishments – #19515

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Jessica VanDenburgh
Level: All levels

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Time to put away your machine and make some no-sew flowers! These easy, fun flowers are the perfect accessory to add to your quilts, clothing, and bags. In class we will make the largest flower, the Dahlia, and discuss techniques to make the Rose and Poppy, too. We will also go over the many ways to add extra embellishments to your flowers, such as beads, crystals, and embroidery floss.

sewmanycreationsny.com

 

Piecing Perfect Pinless Pinwheels, #17505

Piecing Perfect Pinless Pinwheels – #17505

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Kimberly Einmo
Level: All levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Delightfully fun and easy-breezy, this quilt is an absolute treat to make! Kimberly will share the important points of Triangles 101 and why bias matters. You’ll learn to expertly cut half-square and quarter-square triangles easily and accurately from simple fabric strips. No more cutting squares first and then cutting them diagonally, and no more ⅞” measurements. Impossible? Not with Kimberly’s method! You’ll be able to piece the blocks without worrying about bias edges or trimming units, and best of all, NO PINS! (Really!) This quilt features pinwheels with a twist, and as a bonus you’ll learn to create a stunning Flying Geese border constructed from the same strips used for the blocks. This class is lots of fun and chock-full of helpful hints and clever tips. Come join the fun by making an entire quilt of fancifully colored Pinwheels and Flying Geese. And leave the straight pins at home!

kimberlyeinmo.com

janome

 

Quilting Smashing Sashings, #18509

Quilting Smashing Sashings – #18509

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102AB
Teacher: Judi Madsen
Level: All levels

Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you tired of the same old sashing designs? Do you feel stuck in a rut with feathers, swirls, and other common sashing quilting designs? This is the class for you! Come and see how Judi Madsen approaches the quilting designs in her large sashes! This will be a fun and informative class with a lot of new design ideas for those quilts that have you stumped. Judi cannot wait to share her new designs with you!

greenfairyquiltsblog.com

handi-quilter

 

Something Fishy – Easy Paper Piecing, #17504

Something Fishy – Easy Paper Piecing – #17504

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Come make this cute little fishy in rainbow bright colors! The class kit will include an assortment of bright prints and background fabrics. This design is perfect for a baby quilt or a wallhanging. Students will learn several different paper piecing techniques in the single block that contains several elements: Flying Geese, Pointy Dudes, simple appliqué, and 3D design. A pattern will be provided for a larger quilt.

gailgarber.com

bernina

 

Unleash Your Inner Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) Designer, #19503

Unleash Your Inner Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) Designer – #19503

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Shelley Doyal
Level: Intermediate, Advanced

Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


This Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) class is for the hidden quilt designer in all of us. Shelley will lead you through some of the more complex things that EQ8 can do. Explore the Layout Library; do you like irregular shaped quilts? How about a Bargello? Use Custom Quilt to design your own quilt using different-sized blocks. You can design a quilt using a block as the background, or maybe a one-patch quilt is for you. You will get a chance to show your inner designer by creating your own designs in class, and can put your skills to the test with a fun mini-design contest. Be prepared to unleash your inner EQ8 designer.

sewshelley407@gmail.com

 

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