Big Stitch Quilting, #38527

Big Stitch Quilting – #38527

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Have you admired the beauty of hand quilting but felt intimidated by all that stitching? Fear no more! In this medley, you’ll learn three different “fast” hand quilting stitches, plus which needle to use, which thread works best, and how to select and use the right stencil. Big-stitch quilting gives you full control of your design and quilting process, and the finished product is so beautiful! Join Gyleen and learn this skill you’ll want to use again and again. At the end of the day, you will leave with your own personal hand stitch.
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Engaged Quilt: Piecing Polygons Cut From Your Stash, #37119f

Engaged Quilt: Piecing Polygons Cut From Your Stash – #37119f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you ready for love? This beautiful quilt combines four shapes (diamonds, pyramids, hexagons, and cones) into one stunning piece, all cut from your stash. You will learn how to piece together perfect polygons and even practice a butterfly seam for effortless stitching. Have fun using your favorite fabrics from your stash and create something you’ll want to show off to your friends and family. It’s so easy, you’ll fall in love!
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Over and Under Rainbows With Strips, #37517

Over and Under Rainbows With Strips – #37517

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


Do you have a Jelly Roll in your stash that you aren’t sure what to do with? Join this class and use a Jelly Roll to give your quilting a modern twist! It is “knot” as hard as you think! The finished quilt will be visually dynamic with fast, easy piecing. Don’t miss this class! You’ll have a blast creating this beautiful quilt with Gyleen.
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The Dream: Make Your Mark in the Quilt Business, #32806

The Dream: Make Your Mark in the Quilt Business – #32806

Day: Thursday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Have you ever pondered life as a professional quilt designer, educator, author, or pattern writer? What is it that drives your passion? Are you living your dream? Take a trip with Gyleen through the business world of quiltmaking. She’ll show you how a dream that might feel impossible is closer than you think. You’ll leave inspired to give in to your life’s passion! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
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Trash to Treasure Pineapples: Use Your Stash!, #37105w

Trash to Treasure Pineapples: Use Your Stash! – #37105w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110

 


Isn’t it time to clear the clutter in your life? What about using up all those bits and pieces stuffed into nooks, crannies, and boxes? Let’s make an old-fashioned Pineapple quilt with a new and contemporary twist, sewn with perfection and totally random, and without paper piecing! This workshop turns trash to a treasured, one-of-a-kind Pineapple quilt. You’ll love playing with the Pineapple block in a whole new way!
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