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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Templates 101 for the Longarm, #18512

Templates 101 for the Longarm – #18512

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 102AB
Teacher: Margaret Solomon Gunn
Level: Beginner
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Templates can be used to create a multitude of beautiful designs; they are not just for ditch stitching! This class is geared towards new template users and those seeking more confidence using templates. The class will cover basic patterns created using both a straight template and as a 12” arc template. These patterns include linework and crosshatching. Students will each quilt a sampler quilt using templates and leave with the condifence to work with templates again and again!

mainelyquiltsoflove.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.

peppercory.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

 

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

 

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