Country Fair Quilt: A Twist on Tradition, #27110-F

Country Fair Quilt: A Twist on Tradition

Country Fair Quilt: A Twist on Tradition – #27110-F

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom B
Teacher: Deb Tucker
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Handout Fee


My Country Fair quilt is a beautiful scrap project made with a modified Carpenter’s Wheel block. It is made from Flying Geese and Diamond Square units, both of which can be made easily and accurately with two fantastic Studio 180 Design tools. The Wing Clipper I and the Square Squared build in success for every level of quilter. Each student will learn the construction processes of both tools while making blocks during class time. Many hints and tips for machine piecing will be covered in this class that is easy enough for beginners but interesting enough for veterans. Spend the day with Deb and look at piecing in a new way!

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Creativity and Quilt Play: An Evening With Victoria Findlay Wolfe, #22203

Creativity and Quilt Play: An Evening With Victoria Findlay Wolfe – #22203

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom C
Teacher: Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Level: All Levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35


Join Victoria Findlay Wolfe for an evening of quilt fun and creativity. Victoria will share her creative process and demonstrate how play creates an open field for creativity while boosting your confidence, and inspiring you to let go and remember that quilting is FUN! You’ll learn about Victoria’s new work as well as her world-famous Double Wedding Ring quilts. Victoria will send you home with a creative spark to start something new! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Feathers for the Timid: Longarm Quilting, #28506

Feathers for the Timid: Longarm Quilting

Feathers for the Timid: Longarm Quilting – #28506

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom A
Teacher: Lisa H. Calle
Level: Beginner
Member: $100 Retail: $125
Plus Kit Fee


Do you love the idea of incorporating beautiful feathers into your design, yet feel that achieving such a look is way out of your league? Come on now, banish the shyness of creating feathers! Join Lisa as she introduces and demonstrates the first 5 feathers she generated using her longarm. Lisa will remove any timidness you may have. Using Lisa’s approach, you will be astounded by how easy feathers can be to execute, and you will have wished you hadn’t waited so long to overcome your fear of feathers. Moreover, embellishing your feathers will allow your creativity to go wild and bring hours of fun to your craft. This entertaining, hands-on class for beginners will have you skipping out the door in excitement.

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Have a Heart: Beginning Reverse Appliqué by Machine, #23505

Have a Heart: Beginning Reverse Appliqué by Machine

Have a Heart: Beginning Reverse Appliqué by Machine – #23505

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom D
Teacher: Margaret Willingham
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
Plus Handout Fee


Reverse appliqué gives a unique dimensional look to your quilted piece! The design is created with the background fabric peeking out of the top fabric. When you do it by machine, it takes no time at all. Learn the quick and easy steps in Eye of the Beholder’s trace, snip, iron, and stitch process to machine reverse appliqué, and get pointers on how to satin stitch like a pro. See the beauty of the 6″ Reverse Appliqué block for the Snowy Hearts table runner (21½” x 35½”) revealed as you stitch. Come be empowered as you make a Heart block! Make it in red and soft grey/white as Margaret did, or reimagine it in your choice of colors. Learn with others and experience the fun and beauty of reverse appliqué by machine.

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Joyful Things: The Best Ways to Use Your Time, #22807

Joyful Things: The Best Ways to Use Your Time

Joyful Things: The Best Ways to Use Your Time – #22807

Day: Friday, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom C
Teacher: Karen K. Stone
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Being a joyful quilter is easy. Ideas come from our rich tradition of line, pattern, and color. Now nature and culture can manifest in our fabrics in a myriad of ways, with a mad frenzy of technology, tools, and techniques at our fingertips. With so many possibilities to choose from, the key to quilting happiness is choosing well. Hold nothing back! Learn Karen’s ideas for utilizing our most precious commodity of all: our time!

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Little Things That Count: Conquering the Details in Quilts, #25502

Little Things That Count: Conquering the Details in Quilts

Little Things That Count: Conquering the Details in Quilts – #25502

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom D
Teacher: Karen K. Stone
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
Plus Kit Fee


The devil is in the details! Have you ever looked at a quilt and seen a new element of the design each time you looked at it? The closer someone gets to your quilt, the more there should be for them to see. Karen will share several detail techniques that, when added to your quilts, will delight the viewer every time. You’ll experiment with fusibles, threads, embellishments, and more to take your quilt to the next level!

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Rulers for Rookies: Longarm Quilting, #28507

Rulers for Rookies: Longarm Quilting

Rulers for Rookies: Longarm Quilting – #28507

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom A
Teacher: Lisa H. Calle
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $100 Retail: $125
Plus Kit Fee


So you’re not ready for the major leagues when it comes to working with rulers? No worries! Join Lisa in Rulers for Rookies and be ready for three full hours of ruler action. This class is a comprehensive hands-on experience incorporating not only straight edges and circles but some of the other Quilter’s Groove rulers as well. Regardless of whether youve never touched a ruler, or just feel that your skills could use a little coaching, this class is for you! Lisa will coach her team of “temporary” rookies to victory while working on the Ohio Star quilt block panel. She will have you working like a pro in no time!

lisahcalle.com

 

Sparkle to the 9ths Quilt: Use Your Fat Quarters, #27113-F

Sparkle to the 9ths Quilt: Use Your Fat Quarters

Sparkle to the 9ths Quilt: Use Your Fat Quarters – #27113-F
Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hickory AB
Teacher: Michelle Hiatt
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Handout Fee


Michelle designed this quilt combining two of her favorite quilt blocks: the Rambler and V Star. This quilt literally sparkles! If you collect or love fat quarters, this is the quilt to make. It makes fabulous usage of fat quarters, and it is perfect for any color background. For the most sparkle, go with a high contrast between your background fabric and fat quarters. Michelle used a green accent fabric throughout her chain; you can select any color, but try to use your accent color minimally within the fat quarters so that it pops! You’ll have so much fun playing with color and making your fabrics shine in this beautiful quilt.

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Surprise Yourself!, #27112-F

Surprise Yourself!

Surprise Yourself! – #27112-F

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Charlotte Angotti
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110


Have you ever wondered where mystery designs come from or wished that you could design without all the math or drafting? Charlotte will show you how it is all done – the color, the patterns, and the ease of this method. You will be surprised at how easy it can be! This class is based on Charlotte’s book by the same title. You’ll learn, laugh, and leave with something you love!

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Symmetry and Surprise: The Kaleidoscope as Design Inspiration, #22806

Symmetry and Surprise: The Kaleidoscope as Design Inspiration – #22806

Day: Friday, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom C
Teacher: Paula Nadelstern
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


KALEIDOSCOPE – the very word promises surprise, magic, change, and chance. Exploding with visual excitement, a kaleidoscopic design organizes an abundance of color and shape into a complex, coherent, and unique whole. This slide lecture traces Paula’s evolving quilt series in which the multifaceted, luminous, and random nature of a kaleidoscope is explored on a quilt’s flat surface. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Texture From A to Zen: Free-Motion Influences for Your Domestic Machine, #28108-F

Texture From A to Zen: Free-Motion Influences for Your Domestic Machine

Texture From A to Zen: Free-Motion Influences for Your Domestic Machine – #28108-F

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Independence AB
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Kit Fee


Spend the day quilting on a home machine with Bethanne! Traditional free-motion background fillers are a wonderful starting point, but what happens when you let yourself be influenced by natural patterns, macro photography, and the art of Zendoodling? Be inspired by Bethanne’s fresh take on backgrounds, perfect for filling those big open spaces of more modern quilts, in this hands-on class. Work your way through the alphabet of inspiration imagery with dozens of new patterns and go home with a workbook of dozens more.

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Time on My Hands Quilt: Hand Piecing Perfect Stars, #27111-F

Time on My Hands Quilt: Hand Piecing Perfect Stars

Time on My Hands Quilt: Hand Piecing Perfect Stars – #27111-F

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Chestnut Boardroom
Teacher: Pat Yamin
Level: All Levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
Plus Kit Fee


Relax and enjoy this wonderful hand-piecing class with Pat as she shares tips for cutting and hand sewing small template pieces. At the same time, you will learn how to achieve perfect points on these 6-pointed stars that are surrounded by 1″ hexagons. Time on My Hands is one of Pat’s favorite patterns, and when you take this class with her it’s sure to become one of yours, too! This quilt will stun your friends with its antique look and hand-pieced charm.

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