All-Star Review, #22201

All-Star Review

All-Star Review – #22201

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom C
Teacher: Various
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30


Join us for our ever-popular All-Star Review and learn techniques from this year’s instructors. Each instructor will give a 10-minute demonstration to all participants from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. After 6:30 p.m., meet the instructors and purchase their books, patterns, and tools. You can even get an autograph or two. A booklet with printed handouts is provided to each participant. This event always sells out fast, so hurry and get your tickets today!

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Atlantic Flyway: Fast Flying Geese, #27101-W

Atlantic Flyaway: Fast Flying Geese

Atlantic Flyway: Fast Flying Geese – #27101-W

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


Let Deb teach you the secrets of this fantastic wall quilt that incorporates both Flying Geese and Migrating Geese in its design. The class covers the following techniques: Fast Flying Geese with the Wing Clipper I tool, Migrating Geese, and an introduction to paper foundation piecing. You’ll be amazed by what you can accomplish with Deb’s tricks! The project requires some precision cutting and piecing, so it is best suited to those with strong intermediate skills and beyond.

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Bindings: A World of Options, #22802

Bindings: A World of Options

Bindings: A World of Options – #22802

Day: Wednesday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom C
Teacher: Debbie Wendt
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Explore a world of quilting options. From traditional to fused, hand-sewn to machine, and quilts to clothing, Debbie will inspire you with an array of binding styles to finish your edges. Don’t forget a camera to photograph your favorites. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

wendtquilting.com

Calm Seas Quilt: A Colorful Spin on the Storm at Sea Block, #27103-W

Calm Seas Quilt: A Colorful Spin on the Storm at Sea Block

Calm Seas Quilt: A Colorful Spin on the Storm at Sea Block – #27103-W

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Michelle Hiatt
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
Plus Pattern Fee


Michelle’s design puts a modern spin on the typical Storm at Sea quilt layout. Michelle uses twelve gradating colors (six colors in two different tones) to give this project a calm, smooth feeling. If selecting the throw or double size, this quilt works great with solid, tone-on-tone, or batik fabrics. If selecting the king, consider some large prints or florals! The pattern includes three size options, and you will be amazed how easily this quilt comes together with the right tools!

sewonthego.net

 

Freehand Foundations: Bethanne’s Tips for Longarm Beginners, #28102-W

Freehand Foundations: Bethanne's Tips for Longarm Beginners

Freehand Foundations: Bethanne’s Tips for Longarm Beginners – #28102-W

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom A
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Beginner
Member: $248 Retail: $310
Plus Kit Fee


Are you a brand-new longarm quilter? This six-hour class will be a deep immersion into the pool of freehand quilting… but we will use the stairs! Each student will get to use their own longarm machine all day – no sharing required. Begin perfecting your ability to smoothly nest freehand shapes and transform simple shapes into more complex ones, ending with contemporary blended background fills. Next, learn perfect freehand feathers that do not rely on backtracking, making you look like a pro immediately. Finally, learn simple serpentine feathers and master tucking feathers into curls. Leave class ready to take on the freehand world! Beyond the technical skills of quilting, learn about threads, troubleshooting, and especially ergonomic safety to protect your body for years of happy quilting.

whitearborquilting.com

 

Hexagons, Diamonds, Triangles, and Quilts! An Antique Trunk Show, #22801

Hexagons, Diamonds, Triangles, and Quilts! An Antique Trunk Show

Hexagons, Diamonds, Triangles, and Quilts! An Antique Trunk Show – #22801

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom C
Teacher: Pat Yamin
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Come feast your eyes on Pat Yamin’s collection of antique quilts dating from the 1800’s to the present. You will learn how they inspire modern quilters to recreate them with today’s fabrics! Pat has wonderful background stories about each quilt. Her lecture is exciting, and transports you back in time, giving you a sense of being there while the quilts are being stitched. You’ll feel as if you’re looking over the shoulder of the quilter. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

comequiltwithme.com

Joseph’s Coat: Piecing Curves With Scraps, #27505

Joseph's Coat: Piecing Curves With Scraps

Joseph’s Coat: Piecing Curves With Scraps – #27505

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Independence AB
Teacher: Pat Yamin
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60


If you have been looking for your next piecing challenge and want to have fun using up your scraps, join Pat Yamin for this especially creative workshop! Learn easy methods of sewing convex and concave curves. You can machine piece using a variety of scrap fabrics in light, medium, and dark shades, or you can use only three colors of fabric to create an interlocking pattern. Pat will give you hints and show you techniques for making your intersections meet and your blocks lay flat. This traditional pattern is a true classic that will greatly enhance your quilt collection.

comequiltwithme.com

 

Let Me Surprise You! (Just a Little), #27502

Let Me Surprise You! (Just a Little)

Let Me Surprise You! (Just a Little) – #27502

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom D
Teacher: Charlotte Angotti
Level: Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
Plus Kit Fee


Have you always wanted to take a mystery class with a laser-precut kit, but didn’t want an all-day class or a big kit? This is the class you have been waiting for! Now is your chance to spend a relaxing morning with a smaller kit all cut and waiting for you to sew. You’ll love having fun with Charlotte and other quilting friends as you create something you can be proud of. Join Charlotte for lots of laughs and a great mystery project.

quiltmakersstudio.com

 

Simple Beginner Machine Quilting, #28501

Simple Beginner Machine Quilting

Simple Beginner Machine Quilting – #28501
Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom D
Teacher: Charlotte Angotti
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
Plus Kit Fee


Learn all the little things you need to start machine quilting. With some hints, a few tricks, and the practice that you need, you will be quilting before you know what happened. This class is for the very beginner. If you are afraid of machine quilting, this is the place for you! Charlotte will prove to you once and for all that machine quilting is not too much for you to handle. She has just the right mixture of fun and instruction to make you feel comfortable. Do not miss your chance to spend a fun afternoon with friends and leave with the confidence to quilt your own quilts at home!

quiltmakersstudio.com

 

Spring Love: Learn Reverse Appliqué by Machine, #23502

Spring Love: Learn Reverse Appliqué by Machine

Spring Love: Learn Reverse Appliqué by Machine – #23502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Independence AB
Teacher: Margaret Willingham
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
Plus Handout Fee


Reverse appliqué gives a unique and 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 for machine reverse appliqué, and get pointers on how to satin stitch like a pro. See the beauty of the 12″ reverse appliqué block, Spring Love, for Flowers in the Wind XV (18″ x 42″) revealed as you stitch. Come be empowered as you make the Spring Love block! Make it in purple and pink as Margaret did, or reimagine it in your own colors. Come learn with others and experience the fun and beauty of reverse appliqué by machine!

eobquiltdesign.com

 

Sunstars: A Kaleidoscope Class (2-Day Class), #25201-WT

Sunstars: A Kaleidoscope Class

Sunstars: A Kaleidoscope Class (2-Day Class) – #25201-WT

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Chestnut Boardroom
Teacher: Paula Nadelstern
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $176 Retail: $220
Plus Kit Fee


Join Paula for two days of Kaleidoscope magic! Students will learn all of the unique machine piecing, design, and template techniques Paula uses to create complex kaleidoscopic images, while simultaneously exploring the virtues of bilaterally symmetrical fabric; this includes learning to draft perfect angles and to identify and join different angles together. This product and process class culminates in the creation of a unique and fabulous Kaleidoscope block. You will see effects more wonderful than you could imagine, making you both the one who makes the magic and the one who is surprised.

paulanadelstern.com

 

VIP Quilt Exhibit Tour, #TOUR

VIP Quilt Exhibit Tour – #TOUR

Day: Wednesday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Show Entrance
Teacher: Liz Hammonds
Level: All Levels
Member: $8 Retail: $10


Be the first to see the winning quilts and get a special up-close tour with AQS Director of Education, Liz Hammonds. Enjoy an intimate tour of the Special Exhibits and learn where each quilt came from and the inspiration behind the artwork. You’ll get a chance to ask questions and get up-close photographs of the quilts before the crowds roll in! Don’t miss your chance to become a know-it-all about the quilts and be first to see the amazing quilts on display!

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Whig Rose Quilt Block: Wool Appliqué on Cotton, #23101-W

Whig Rose Quilt Block: Wool Appliqué on Cotton

Whig Rose Quilt Block: Wool Appliqué on Cotton – #23101-W

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Conestoga AB
Teacher: Deborah Gale Tirico
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $80 Retail: $100
Plus Kit Fee


This classic Baltimore block is done in wool on a field of cotton patchwork for a fresh look. The appliqué is dimensional and accomplished using matching wool threads that blend with the fabrics and disappear for superb clarity. Use it as a center block for a table topper or make nine blocks for an entire quilt. Learn about different wool threads and fabrics, needle slanting techniques for adding dimension, and techniques for perfect appliqué placement. The stems are appliquéd using the herringbone stitch, which adds texture and interest. A variety of embroidery stitches will be presented, including the colonial knot.

deborahtirico.com

 

 

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.

karenkstone.com

 

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