Around the Block – Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8), #19502

Around the Block – Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) – #19502

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Shelley Doyal
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


What can we do with all those blocks in Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8)? Serendipity is the name of the game in this class. Learn to use the Serendipity tool and transform ordinary blocks into something extraordinary. Put on your block designer thinking caps as Shelley helps you take a block to a whole new level. Frame, Merge, Tilt, and many more functions will help turn your block into a one-of-a-kind piece of art. You will have fun creating projects and designing your own block for a mini-design contest.

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Beyond the Border – Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8), #19501

Beyond the Border – Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) – #19501

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Shelley Doyal
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Handout Fee)


Let’s explore Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) in a way you might not have thought about. How can you use borders to make an entire quilt? Borders aren’t just for the outside edge of your quilt anymore. Students will take some of the border designs available in EQ8, and use them not only for the edges, but also for the body of the quilt. Come and explore Beyond the Border. Join Shelley for chocolate and see samples of the projects you will be creating in the software.

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Binding Made Easy: Your New Go-To Technique (First Offering), #18507

Binding Made Easy: Your New Go-To Technique (First Offering) – #18507

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103C
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 #18510.)

quiltshopofdeland.com

janome

 

Celebration Mystery Quilt Class, #17103

Celebration Mystery Quilt Class – #17103

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103A
Teacher: Kimberly Einmo
Level: Intermediate

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


Do you love to make mystery quilts, or does the thought of choosing fabrics to make a quilt when you have no idea what the end result will be scare you? Fear not! Whether you are a seasoned veteran and enjoy the intrigue and suspense of not knowing the final outcome, or you have never had the courage to tackle making a mystery quilt before, Kimberly’s ultra-popular mystery quilt class is perfect for you! She has designed the entire process to be simple and stress-free, so you can either take a risk with your fabric selections or risk nothing at all. Step out of your quilt comfort zone and try something new. The rule of thumb is this: if your fabrics have good contrast, look great when lined up together, and match the values given in the fabric requirements table, then they’ll look beautiful when sewn together. If you’re not sure, simply email Kimberly at kimberly@kimberlyeinmo.com with a photo of your fabrics. She’ll make sure you are on the right track! This class is suitable for any quilter with some rotary cutting and machine piecing experience and guaranteed to be productive, fabulous, and fun!

kimberlyeinmo.com

elna

 

Design Sensational Stars, #15501

Design Sensational Stars – #15501

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: Intermediate

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


Learn to create your own original star design. It’s simple and easy with a ruler and compass, even if you hate math. Students will explore different types of star designs, including divisions of 8 and 6, both of which use differing drafting techniques. There is no stitching in this class, but there will be samples to illustrate piecing techniques as well as a Q & A session.

gailgarber.com

 

Discover Your Inner Artist! – Fabric Painting, #15506

Discover Your Inner Artist! – Fabric Painting – #15506

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202AB
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, only good things happen. This is a class for any age and any level. Learning to unlock your explorative spirit is one of the biggest roadblocks in your creative journey. You choose the design you want to embellish. You choose what colors you would like to feature. Then you can staple it to the canvas provided and hang it on the wall when it is finished, or save it and use it in a future thread play or Threadpunk™ class later. Make a bag or a wallhanging to finish your art.

fronddesignstudios.com

 

Focus on Free-Motion Feathers: Machine Quilting, #18101

Focus on Free-Motion Feathers: Machine Quilting – #18101

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

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


Learn to free-motion quilt beautiful feather designs on your home sewing machine. Sue has used the feather design successfully on many of her quilts. The feather is the ideal design for free-motion quilting and it is easier than you think! First, you will practice the techniques used to achieve beautiful, consistent, and smooth stitches. Next, you will work on practice pieces to learn all about feathers, starting with the basic feather and then moving on to motif and wholecloth feathers. Finish with fillers that add dimension to the feather. Fall in love with Feathers. Sue will have many quilts to show for inspiration!

Sue-Nickels.com

janome

 

Freeform Art Quilts, #12805

Freeform Art Quilts – #12805

Day: Thursday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104 AB
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: All levels

Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Never one to adhere to rules, Gail began breaking the quilting edicts soon after she learned the basics necessary to create an original design. Problems with bindings on corners? Just leave the corners off! It’s fun and easy to be your own designer and to break away from the tedium of repetitive block design. Gail will lead you on a journey of exploration, from the valley of tradition, along the rocky road of great ideas gone wrong, to the rainbow peaks of increased creativity in quilts! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

gailgarber.com 

Happy Villages and Accidental Landscapes, #12804

Happy Villages and Accidental Landscapes – #12804

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104 AB
Teacher: Karen Eckmeier
Level: All levels

Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Explore two totally different techniques with the same fun results! Karen will share her two favorite approaches to playing with fabrics: fabric collage (Happy Villages) and layered/topstitching (Accidental Landscapes). This lighthearted and informative PowerPoint presentation will show you how the techniques evolved, and will inspire you to try fabric collage or layered topstitching in your own creations. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quilted-lizard.com 

Kansas Rose Machine Appliqué, #13101

Kansas Rose Machine Appliqué – #13101

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Karen Kay Buckley
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Wow, this is a fun project! Students will be amazed at how easy it is to get smooth curves and sharp points as they machine appliqué using an invisible stitch. This project also includes reverse appliqué and a fabric overlay for some added excitement. Come spend a fun-packed six hours with Karen, and learn her tips and tricks. This is a prepared-edge technique.

karenkaybuckley.com

bernina

 

Let’s Make Waves!, #15502

Let’s Make Waves! – #15502

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Karen Eckmeier
Level: All levels

Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Grab your rotary cutters and loosen up by cutting wild curves and dramatic angles in this technique workshop. Learn to “go with the flow” and find out how relaxing free-form cutting and layered topstitching can be! Karen will show you how to use your Layered Waves fabric in traditional and contemporary quilts, impressive borders, eye-catching wearables, appliqué designs, and much, much, more!

quilted-lizard.com

janome

 

Mosaic Beach – Pictorial Piecing, #17508

Mosaic Beach – Pictorial Piecing – #17508

 

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Pat Durbin
Level: All levels

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


Building beautiful mosaic quilt tops with tiny squares is a fun, easy way to make a picture quilt. You will have so much fun with this unique process! Pat will help you build a top for a wallhanging with many little squares of fabrics. You will learn a new skill and go home with a quilt top you will be proud to share with your friends.

patdurbin.com

 

Paint It – Orange Hibiscus, #15507

Paint It – Orange Hibiscus – #15507

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Pat Durbin
Level: All levels

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


Learn to paint a stunning hibiscus flower on fabric. Bring a quilt to life using Pat’s fabric painting expertise. You will have fun bringing out your inner artist and go home with a beautiful quilt top.

patdurbin.com

 

Quilting Across Time: Tradition Meets Today, #18505

Quilting Across Time: Tradition Meets Today – #18505

Day: Thursday, 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 how Judi Madsen takes on modern quilting with a traditional approach. Learn how to make feathers and straight lines work together beautifully in a quilt. Judi will share her love of the modern/traditional approach to quilting customer quilts as well as her own quilts. This is a great class for everyone!

greenfairyquiltsblog.com

handi-quilter

 

Quilting Tripped-Out Triple Borders, #18506

Quilting Tripped-Out Triple Borders – #18506

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

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


Not sure how to quilt that quilt with a break border in the middle? Judi Madsen will share a new approach to quilting fantastic border designs that will give your quilting a whole new look. Incorporate the break border as part of the design, and learn to quilt fearlessly as you try new things. You will not want to miss this class!

greenfairyquiltsblog.com

handi-quilter

 

 

Simple Creativity for Inspired Design – A Trunk Show, #12202

Simple Creativity for Inspired Design – A Trunk Show – #12202

Day: Thursday, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104 AB
Teacher: Kimberly Einmo
Level: All levels

Member: $28 Retail: $35

 


In this fabulous trunk show, Kimberly will discuss her quilting journey by sharing a large selection of her quilts up close and personal. Learn about her creative process and how to find design inspiration in some of the most unexpected places! Stunning quilts can come from simple shapes, and Kimberly is the master of clever fabric placement and basic block combinations to create original, dynamic, and eye-catching designs that quilters everywhere want to make! Spend an evening enjoying her humorous stories and come away feeling inspired and uplifted, with a fresh perspective and new-found confidence for designing your own quilts!

kimberlyeinmo.com 

SunDance – Raw-Edge Sunflowers, #13104

SunDance – Raw-Edge Sunflowers – #13104

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Frieda Anderson
Level: All levels

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


“SunDance” is inspired by the glory of Frieda’s garden. Sunflowers provide the perfect setting for the use of detailed cutting, fusing, and color combinations to create drama and whimsy together in a single piece. Discover the newest techniques and tools for creating this raw-edge beauty as you complete the colorful Sunflower wallhanging. This class includes the Sunflower pattern and all hand-dyed fabrics necessary to create the quilt top.

friestyle.com

 

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