#38505, Birds of a Feather – Mastering Free-Motion Feathers

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


This is a three-step class to help you master the beloved feather. If you are new to the free-motion world or have ever wanted to learn the art of feathers without the extra work of marking or the extra cost of stencils and panto, then this is the class for you. This is a free-motion class that takes you step by step from stem to feathered finish with extra tips and tricks and a multitude of inside feather filler designs. The feather learned in class may be used for borders, blocks, and sashings. So put away your feather fears and come fly with us as we master the art of the feather together!!

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#38510, Brilliant Blocks, Bold Borders, and Stunning Sashings

Day: Wednesday, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: All levels
Member: $100 Retail: $125

 


The Quilt, The Whole Quilt, And Every Area Of The Quilt! This class will pull dozens of designs together and have you dancing free style around the quilt top. It will help you decide on where to place your three degrees of texture, help you with all your design choices for any style of block, and teach you how to make those Borders Rock NOT Roll. Let us never again fear those final instructions at the end of every pattern: “Quilt as desired.” After you complete this fast-paced, cover-it-all class you will be able to Free Style your way through any quilt top that comes your way with confidence and skill.

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#38507, Free-Motion Possibilities for the True Beginner

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


This class is designed to inspire and assist beginners to become confident in their ability to use free-motion designs and techniques for themselves. This class is packed full of info for the beginner. While mastering the skill of free-motion quilting, we will discuss threads, tension, how batting affects the overall look of the quilt, and where to place these new design concepts on the quilt to achieve three degrees of texture and balance. These designs offer a quick, easy, and accurate way to finish any quilt top. So put away those marking tools, turn off that laser light, and join us for this free-motion block party!

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#38513, Plunk and Play

Day: Thursday, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: All levels
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


This class is full of unique and innovative ways to spice up those edge-to-edge and allover designs. Sue combines motifs, corner designs, thread play, and thread color change to enhance and intensify with texture and movement. This class explores the use of everything from free-motion quilting to computerized pre set designs. Sue will use stencils, acrylic rulers, and thread play all combined with edge-to-edge and allover designs to create a stunning style that will wow even the judges! Come learn to take that oh so common edge-to-edge technique to a stunning new level of WOW as Sue explores the endless ideas of Plunk and Play! This class does not use stencils or templates in the traditional manner as Sue is not your average quilter, but she will show you how to use all those stencils and templates you already own in a whole new way.

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#38503, Ruler Mania

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


If you are hesitant about using rulers, you will love them after this class. Here you will learn to handle rulers and templates safely and properly with the ruler base. When you know how to work these tools correctly, you can achieve amazing designs! Rulers are a perfect tool for your domestic machine. Join us and discover how rulers and new feet can add beauty and precision to all your future quilts.

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#38105, Thread Art Extreme

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: All levels
Member: $176 Retail: $220
(Plus Kit Fee)

 


Have you ever wanted to thread art on your longarm? Come, see how fun and easy it can be. Sue will take you through, step by step, from outline texture straight through to thread art tapestry, using a variety of different threads to shade and highlight designs, as seen on The Quilt Show and America Sews. She will discuss batting and thread choices and touch on reversible quilts using top and bobbin work. She will show you how easy it is to create beautiful works of art using variegated threads, and explore added texture with her unique background fillers to complete your future works of art! Come experience a world of beauty created with thread in this high-speed heart-pounding thread art extreme!

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