Bloomers: Machine Appliquéd Blossoms, #23104-T

Bloomers: Machine Appliquéd Blossoms

Bloomers: Machine Appliquéd Blossoms – #23104-T

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Karen K. Stone
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Kit Fee


Join Karen for the day and learn how to make a manageable quilt that looks like it took months to make! With just three basic shapes and three blocks, you can create the impression that there’s a lot more going on than there really is. Karen will share good basic machine appliqué technique, and some unique ways to connect everything with amazing precision. This scrappy quilt will look great in your home year-round.

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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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Organizing Color in Scrap Quilts, #25503

Organizing Color in Scrap Quilts – #25503

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Chestnut Boardroom
Teacher: Karen K. Stone
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Sometimes even the most personal and expressive aspect of quiltmaking, color and fabric selection, can be uncomfortable for quilters in the beginning. Karen will help you build confidence in color by spending time instructing you on how to develop and create several palettes for quilts. She will take the mystery out of color building, and you’ll unlock your creativity like never before. Soon, your friends will be asking for your color secrets. 

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Whig’s Defeat Block: English Paper Piecing by Machine, #27104-W

Whig's Defeat Block: English Paper Piecing by Machine

Whig’s Defeat Block: English Paper Piecing by Machine – #27104-W

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hickory AB
Teacher: Karen K. Stone
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Materials Fee


This singular beauty – The Whig’s Defeat Block – is often remembered but seldom seen of late, perhaps because contemporary techniques have been of no use in creating it – until now. Karen’s English Paper Piecing by Machine technique accomplishes the challenging diamond arcs and machine appliqués the rest, honoring the integrity of the original block in every way. You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish with Karen’s techniques.

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