Kelly Ashton

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#27502, Patriot Table Topper

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Kelly Ashton
Level: Intermediate, Advanced

 

Member: $48 Retail: $60

(Plus Kit Fee)


The Patriot Table Topper is a fun project to create and a striking addition to any home décor. Kelly Ashton, author of Hexagons, Diamonds, Triangles, and More, will guide participants through the steps of machine piecing set-in seams (Y-seams). You’ll be amazed how simple this technique is to master while gleaning loads of valuable tips along the way! While Kelly has chosen 1930s’ reproduction prints in red, white, and blues, this topper will look great in a variety of color and style options. Come on and join Kelly in the hexie craze. You’ll be glad you did!

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bernina

 

 

#27505, Seven Fancy Sisters

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Kelly Ashton
Level: Intermediate

 

Member: $48 Retail: $60

(Plus Kit Fee)


Seven Fancy Sisters is Kelly Ashton’s variation on the traditional Seven Sisters quilt block. Kelly, author of Hexagons, Diamonds, Triangles, and More loves working with 600 shapes and sewing set-in seams (Y-seams) by machine. And, Kelly loves to teach others how to sew them, too! Adding this simple technique to your quilt-making tool box will open up a whole new world of block and quilt-making possibilities for your quilt-making pleasure! Don’t be shy! Give it a try! You’ll be glad you did!

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bernina

 

 

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#22804, Sixty Degrees of Inspiration

Day: Thursday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom C
Teacher: Kelly Ashton
Level: All levels

 

Member: $16 Retail: $20


Kelly Ashton, author of Hexagons, Diamonds, Triangles, and More, is wild about hexagons and 600 shapes! This lecture and trunk show is loaded with ideas to spark your creativity. You will see many antique and vintage quilts, some of which leant inspiration for Kelly’s book. You will become familiar with the shapes other than hexagons, diamonds, and triangles that morphed into the more than 80 blocks found in her book, and you will see many of Kelly’s original quilts born from those blocks. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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#27501, Tumbling Blocks

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Kelly Ashton
Level: Intermediate, Advanced

 

Member: $48 Retail: $60

(Plus Kit Fee)


The Tumbling block is a traditional block that is stunning whether made with traditional or contemporary fabrics. The use of color and value create depth and dimension in the quilt, taking the simple 3-piece block to great heights! The block is constructed using set-in Y-seams, and Kelly, author of Hexagons, Diamonds, Triangles, and More, knows a thing or two about sewing set-in seams by machine! She will share all of her tips for success. Once you know how to do this simple-to-master technique, a whole new world of block and quilt possibilities unfolds for your quiltmaking pleasure!

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bernina

 

 

#27503, Your Signature By the “X”

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Kelly Ashton
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

 

Member: $48 Retail: $60


Your Signature By the “X” combines an antique quilt block with modern fabric precuts. Kelly has redrafted the block into two sizes: a larger block that is made from a Layer Cake square plus background fabric, and a smaller block that is made from a Charm Square plus background fabric. The combination of two block sizes and fussy-cut sashing and borders makes for a unique and interesting quilt.

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bernina

 

#28102, Zentangle Drawing with Thread!

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Kelly Ashton
Level: Intermediate

 

Member: $80 Retail: $100

(Plus Kit Fee)


The Zentangle method is a meditative art form that, in its original state, is done using a paper tile, pencil, and pen. Kelly Ashton is a CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher), longtime quiltmaker, and machine quilter who loves to morph her love of Zentangle and quiltmaking into one beautiful, satisfying artform! Using fabric and thread in place of paper and pencil, Kelly will guide the student through the Zentangle With Thread! experience. You needn’t be an accomplished free-motion machine quilter to take this class, however, having a basic knowledge of and at least a little experience with free-motion machine quilting is required. The finished size of these tangled masterpieces is typically 9” – 12″ square or rectangle. Join the fun and find your Zen place!

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bernina

 

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