Artfully Embellished Zipper Bag, #19510

Artfully Embellished Zipper Bag – #19510

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Stephanie Brandenburg
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Stephanie for an afternoon of fun and freedom and become your very own handbag designer! Stephanie will provide all the materials and instruction you need to create your own, one-of-a-kind zipper bag. Choose your fabrics, threads, and embellishments to let your creativity shine! This class is a great way to let out your inner artist and you’ll leave with something you are truly proud to show off!

fronddesignstudios.com

 

Beautiful Backgrounds: Grid-Based Fills on the Longarm, #18505

Beautiful Backgrounds: Grid-Based Fills on the Longarm – #18505

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


The structure and uniformity of grid-based backgrounds have been a favorite of Margaret’s for years, appearing often in her competitive quilts. Join her in learning two dozen background fills that will give your quilting the look and repeatability of a masterpiece. Patterns based on Japanese sashiko designs, as well as more modern designs, will be presented. Don’t miss this chance to stock up on endless quilting options.

mainelyquiltsoflove.com

 

Big Hexie Goes Modern: Piecing With Templates, #17109

Big Hexie Goes Modern: Piecing With Templates – #17109

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103C
Teacher: Pepper Cory
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Don’t be afraid of hexagons – we have tamed them! Pepper will take you step-by-step with this no-fear hexagon technique. You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in class! Use the custom-made templates provided in class, and you will be on your way to a hexie masterpiece! From planning to piecing, Pepper will have you thinking about hexagons in a whole new way.

peppercory.com

 

Bobbin-Work Beardie: Create Fabric Art With Your Bobbin, #16502

Bobbin-Work Beardie: Create Fabric Art With Your Bobbin – #16502

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103A
Teacher: Bonnie Langenfeld
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Spend the afternoon with Bonnie learning a completely new technique! Students will create a darling 10” Bearded Collie while learning how to do bobbin work on their home machine. The beardie is suitable to appliqué on any fiber art project. You’ll be amazed at the new things your bobbin can do.

landscapesinfabric.com

 

Free Film Viewing: Quilts of Valor® II, #12203

Free Film Viewing: Quilts of Valor® II – #12203

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Various
Level: All Levels
Member: $FREE Retail: $FREE


Quilts of Valor® II reunites national quilting celebrities Alex Anderson, Mark Lipinski, and host Marianne Fons from the original Quilts of Valor film to work on one magnificent, new Quilt of Valor. As they sew, the quilting gurus share quiltmaking tips with viewers and speak from the heart about what being involved in making quilts for veterans has come to mean to them. The program also features stories from Nebraska, California, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C., introducing viewers to the people who make Quilts of Valor and the people who receive them.

iptv.org/quilts-of-valor

Fun Filler Stitches: Learn Six Background Designs on the Domestic Machine, #18507

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Fun Filler Stitches: Learn Six Background Designs on the Domestic Machine – #18507

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 103A
Teacher: Cindy Seitz-Krug
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is a fun class in which you’ll learn to stitch six beautiful but simple background designs. You will find so many uses in your quilts for these fun and versatile fillers. In class, you’ll make a mini wholecloth quilt with your newly-learned stitches and be able to take it home as a sample to help you reference your new designs for your next project.

quintessentialquilting.com

 

Mid-Century Modern Curve: Piece Freehand Curve Blocks, #17107

Mid-Century Modern Curve: Piece Freehand Curve Blocks – #17107

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 101C
Teacher: Carole Lyles Shaw
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)


Spend the day expanding your creativity and perfecting your skills! With Carole’s help, you will practice several techniques for creating unique improvisational blocks. First you’ll learn how to piece freehand curve blocks without templates or pins. Then, you will learn key design principles for fracturing these base blocks to create a block with both straight and curved lines. Participants will develop confidence in freehand cutting and piecing gentle curves, combining prints and solid fabrics, using alternate grid layouts, and incorporating negative space. With these techniques, every quilt you make will be one of a kind!

carolelylesshaw.com

 

Narrow Border, Big Design: Learn 20 Freehand Borders on the Longarm, #18506

Narrow Border, Big Design: Learn 20 Freehand Borders on the Longarm – #18506

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 102AB
Teacher: Margaret Solomon Gunn
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Margaret and explore how to get the most out of the smallest real estate. Students will learn and quilt nearly 20 fun and inventive freehand borders. You’ll never again be stumped on how to quilt those borders and sashings in your quilts!

mainelyquiltsoflove.com

 

On Eagle’s Wings: Precision Foundation Piecing, #17108

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On Eagle’s Wings: Precision Foundation Piecing – #17108

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 103B
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


If you like precision sewing, this class is for you! During this class, you will learn relationships of various colors, the value of measuring and precutting all pattern pieces, and the precision of paper foundation sewing. Students of all levels are welcome! You will complete three On Eagle’s Wings blocks to create a table runner as your practice piece. Quilting and binding instruction are included as well.

laundrybasketquilts.com

 

Pheasant Collage Quilt, #15103

Pheasant Collage Quilt – #15103

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 202AB
Teacher: Laura Heine
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn Laura’s world-class collage technique while making this darling pheasant quilt. You’ll learn Laura’s secrets for color and value and how to incorporate florals and underplays into your collage. You’ll have fun letting your creative side shine and leave with a project that’s a real show-stopper!

fiberworks-heine.com

 

 

Primitive Patchwork: A Quilt Without the Fuss, #17506

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Primitive Patchwork: A Quilt Without the Fuss – #17506

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 102C
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Join Ricky for a fun morning of piecing as you create a quilt based on a traditional Amish quilt. Ricky will spin the concepts forward to today’s quilting and you will learn to create an amazing quilt without the usual fuss. It’s quirky on purpose, and it makes a great project to learn so that you can share it with others in your life.

rickytims.com

 

Rhapsody Quilts Masterclass, #12805

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Rhapsody Quilts Masterclass – #12805

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30
(Plus Handout Fee)


Ricky created the Rhapsody Quilt genre. In this Master Class, he will dispel any thoughts about them being difficult to make. You will learn how to design your own Rhapsody Quilt, then learn Ricky’s no-pins precision curved piecing techniques, as well as his award-winning blanket stitch appliqué.  Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

rickytims.com

 

 

Scrappy Flower Basket Wool Table Runner, #13104

Scrappy Flower Basket Wool Table Runner – #13104

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 203AB
Teacher: Lisa Bongean
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


This class features one of Lisa’s latest designs, a wool table runner that is perfect for your home all year round. Lisa will cover all of the basics of working with wool and offer tips to help you become more satisfied with your finished projects. Come and see what all the excitement is about! Finished quilt size: 8½” x 26″.

primitivegatherings.us

 

 

Scrappy Quilts: An Evening With Edyta Sitar, #12202

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Scrappy Quilts: An Evening With Edyta Sitar – #12202

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35


Sit back, relax, and let Edyta take you on a quilt journey through time and tradition. First she will show you some beautiful antique pieces, then she will reveal her own scrappy masterpieces. Edyta will show you how a medley of simple shapes – squares, triangles, diamonds, and strips – become the building blocks of a remarkable quilt.

laundrybasketquilts.com

Sea Turtle and Coral Reef: Layered Appliqué, #13105

Sea Turtle and Coral Reef: Layered Appliqué – #13105

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 204AB
Teacher: Kathy McNeil
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Handout Fee)


Sea turtles are some of the most mystical animals on earth. Kathy will take you through the steps of layered appliqué as you create this beautiful piece. Choose to create easy turned edges with the Apliquick® method or fuse your project. Learn tips for both methods of construction and possibly combine them – turned edges for the larger shapes, which will have more dimension and loft; fused edges for those tiny mosaic pieces. Kathy will demonstrate how to create form and dimension with shading. Add fussy-cut features from coral reef fabrics to enhance your amazing world under the sea.

kathymcneilquilts.com

 

 

Twenty Tips and Tricks for Better Machine Quilting, #12806

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Twenty Tips and Tricks for Better Machine Quilting – #12806

Day: Thursday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 104AB
Teacher: Cindy Seitz-Krug
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


In Cindy’s 20-plus years of making award-winning quilts on her home sewing machine, she has compiled a list of simple tips and tricks that will make anyone a better machine quilter. Cindy illustrates these tips with a PowerPoint presentation chock full of photos and examples to demonstrate the items covered in the lecture. Take the mystery out of home machine quilting! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quintessentialquilting.com

Your Continuous Quilting Line Design, #15504

Your Continuous Quilting Line Design – #15504

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 201AB
Teacher: Nysha Oren Nelson
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60


 What quilting design should you choose to quilt your quilt? What fits the theme and use? In this class you will learn what makes a successful continuous line design for free-motion quilting. You will take a design of your choosing and transform it into a continuous line design. You will learn what makes a good pattern versus a great pattern and find out how to turn anything in to quilting pattern! There are no limits to your quilting possibilities. Nysha will bring paper, pens, and markers, so you will only need to bring your creativity.

studioNysha.com

Zentangle for Quilters, #15505

Zentangle for Quilters – #15505

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 201AB
Teacher: Nysha Oren Nelson
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Zentangle™ is a method of creating unique patterns in a calming and focused way. It is a beautiful and simple method that requires no artistic talent or background. As quilters, we deal a lot with pattern. Nysha will discuss how to adapt the Zentangle philosophy to the quilting process for a beautiful, unique, and pleasant quilting experience. Learn to transform your quilting with Zentangle.

studionysha.com

 

 

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