All Appliqué All the Time – Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8), #19505

All Appliqué All the Time – Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) – #19505

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Shelley Doyal
Level: All levels

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


There are many things you can do with the appliqué side of Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8). Shelley will teach you how to both use appliqués already available in the software to create designs and make your own appliqués. Learn how to use a photo to make your appliqué, and check out how stencils and lettering can personalize your quilt.  Shelley will also cover the Wreathmaker function in EQ8. Afterwards, have fun with a trunk show of the projects presented in the class.

sewshelley407@gmail.com

 

Bee-utiful Hand Appliqué, #13505

Bee-utiful Hand Appliqué – #13505

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Karen Kay Buckley
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Karen just loves seeing beautiful, blooming flowers in the spring and summer. Where Karen lives, that is the only time to see them in bloom. Now you can see flowers year round with this easy-to-make 13½” x 16″ wall quilt. You will be thrilled with your smooth curves, sharp points, and perfect circles as you begin to hand appliqué on this wonderful little project.

karenkaybuckley.com

 

Chain Saw Block- Piecing with Precuts, #17506

Chain Saw Block – Piecing with Precuts – #17506

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Kimberly Einmo
Level: All levels

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


This stunning quilt looks incredibly complex, but is really quite easy, and so much fun to piece. If you enjoy fun surprises when you rotary cut, you will love this design. No matter what fabrics you begin with, the finished blocks will look oh-so-different from what you would expect. Kimberly will share dozens of helpful hints and tricks with you to make these blocks of many seams stitch together with absolute ease. The finished quilt will certainly dazzle your family, friends, and guild members! The variety of fabrics will dance delightfully with motion and excitement! You may also choose to use 36 fat quarters instead of other precuts. This might be the perfect way to trim down your fabric stash!

kimberlyeinmo.com

bernina

 

Color and Contrast in Quilting, #15504

Color and Contrast in Quilting – #15504

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: All levels

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


Learn to effectively combine fabrics for more dynamic and exciting quilts while working through a series of no-commitment play activities. Gail will share her color-choice expertise to help you bring your projects to the next level. Unlock your inner artist in this one-of-a-kind design workshop.

gailgarber.com

 

Custom Quilting the Sampler, #18511

Custom Quilting the Sampler – #18511

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

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


Come and learn the technical stuff you need to know about custom quilting, like when to baste and when to change threads. What do you quilt first? You will learn all of this as Judi shares her ideas on how to custom quilt your quilt top. Sampler quilts are often thrown into the panto/allover mix, but they don’t need to be. Judi will share design fills, from simple to complex, that will impress!

greenfairyquiltsblog.com

handi-quilter

 

Free-Motion Machine Quilting, #18513

Free-Motion Machine Quilting – #18513

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Frieda Anderson
Level: Beginner

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


Frieda’s fun, fast, free-motion machine quilting class will walk you through the process of making your own designs without marking or using templates. Using your sewing machine as a drawing tool, you will learn how to handle your quilt sandwich, what needles and thread to use, and how to make complex free-motion patterns.

friestyle.com

janome

 

Landscape Beginnings, #13506

Landscape Beginnings – #13506

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Pat Durbin
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Let’s create a serene mountain scene. Pat will teach you various methods to create beautiful appliquéd art, including freezer paper and fusible appliqué. Your quilting will stitch the sections together as well as add some flair. This class is appropriate for beginners or for those who want to sharpen their skills. You can design your own variation or use Pat’s pattern – be creative!

patdurbin.com

janome

 

Machine Quilting: The Basics, #18512

Machine Quilting: The Basics – #18512

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103A
Teacher: Sue Nickels
Level: Beginner

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


In this basic workshop, students will learn many techniques needed to master machine quilting. Sue starts with a discussion on machine quilting supplies, including thread, needles, and notions. Next, students will practice the basic techniques of straight-line and free-motion machine quilting on small quilt packages. After learning the skills to feel confident with these techniques, Sue will show a short PowerPoint to demonstrate how to machine quilt on your home sewing machine. With Sue’s patient guidance, learn all the basic skills needed to master machine quilting on your home sewing machine.

Sue-Nickels.com

elna

 

Mountain Views Accidental Landscape, #15503

Mountain Views Accidental Landscape – #15503

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 101C
Teacher: Karen Eckmeier
Level: All levels

Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Create this surprisingly simple quilted scene using Karen’s layered topstitching technique. Gentle rolling hills of green fabric strips combine with distant peaks to create peaceful vistas. You can also include a lake or a field of wildflowers; the variations are endless. Finished project size: approximately 9″ x 12″ without borders.

quilted-lizard.com

brother-ssfs

 

Trip Around the World Revisited, #15505

Trip Around the World Revisited – #15505

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Paula Nadelstern
Level: All levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70

 


This design class takes a traditional quilt pattern and gift-wraps its simple shapes with intricate fabric. Along with many other design strategies, explore the possibilities offered by charismatic textiles and the magic of symmetry. Learn to make different types of templates, leading to unique and enhanced design options and varied effects, including seamless connections. The takeaway is that quilts made of simple shapes can be transformed into visual spectacles that read as complex, thoughtful acts of creativity.

paulanadelstern.com

 

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