All-Star Review: Saturday, #stars

All-Star Review: Saturday – #stars

Day: Saturday, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
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 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. After 2:30 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!
quiltweek.com

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.
colourfulstitches.com

 

Follow the Ruler: Rulerwork on Your Domestic Machine (Second Offering), #38525

Follow the Ruler: Rulerwork on Your Domestic Machine (Second Offering) – #38525

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


Join Sue Nickels and explore rulerwork for the home sewing machine. Play with the BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot and rulers to achieve curves and straight lines. You’ll start with some basic concepts and then continue with lots of interesting ideas for using rulers. Join in the fun of using rulers for creative ways to quilt your quilt top. Sue will even show you ways to incorporate free-motion fillers to add interest to your rulerwork. Come find out what all the fuss is about!
Sue-Nickels.com

bernina logo

 

Free Expression Quilts: A Trunk Show, #32812

Free Expression Quilts: A Trunk Show – #32812

Day: Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Robbi Joy Eklow
Level: All Levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


See Robbi Joy Eklow’s award-winning fused appliqué quilts all in one place! This beautiful series is full of intricate designs and exciting colors, and you’ll love seeing these pieces up close! Robbi will discuss her techniques for making fused appliqué quilts, and you’ll leave inspired, perhaps even to create a fused appliqué quilt of your own! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
robbieklow.com

Fruit Chutney: Precision Piecing With Scraps (Second Offering), #37529

Fruit Chutney: Precision Piecing With Scraps (Second Offering) – #37529

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Kaye England
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Handout Fee)


This quilt was inspired by a 19th century baby quilt and uses Nine-Patches, Plain blocks, Flying Geese, and an Economy block to create its delightful style. You’ll love creating these beautiful and diverse blocks and putting them together to form this stunning scrappy quilt. Join Kaye for he afternoon and make something you’ll want to show off.
kayeengland.com

 

Ir-resist-able! Create Your Own Hand-Dyed Fabrics, #35517

Ir-resist-able! Create Your Own Hand-Dyed Fabrics – #35517

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Paducah School of Art and Design
Teacher: Marjan Kluepfel
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to create your own beautiful hand-dyed fabrics! You will become familiar with the principles of color theory, fabric dyeing, and many surface-design techniques, such as immersion dyeing to create color progressions or value gradations. This fun morning class is your chance to experiment with fabric dyeing, stamping, stenciling, and more! If you’ve been looking for a way to take your quilts to the next level, this is it! You’ll leave with fabric that nobody else in the world has – because you made it!
marjankluepfel.com

 

Just Cut the Scraps: Turn One Block Into Ten Projects, #37528

Just Cut the Scraps: Turn One Block Into Ten Projects – #37528

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Michele Crawford
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


So you have a stash of fabric cuts. Now what? Michele will show you how to take those Jelly Rolls, Charm Packs, ⅛-yd. cuts, fat quarters, and large scraps and turn them into something wonderful! Michele has designed one block that will allow you to create ten different projects. Learn how to piece this special 6″ x 12″ block in two different ways. You’ll learn the best ways to use color value and design elements to create enough projects to keep you busy for a long time! You do not want to miss your chance to learn this incredible technique!
flowerboxquilts.com

 

Kaleidoscope Quilt: Get Creative With Your Piecing, #37531

Kaleidoscope Quilt: Get Creative With Your Piecing – #37531

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Marti Michell
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


The Kaleidoscope pattern is easy to make but because of the design possibilities, even advanced quilters will enjoy Kaleidoscope style blocks and variations. Discuss design and color possibilities and sewing techniques; then cut with the Kaleido-Ruler, a tool Marti has designed that gives you the guidelines for cutting all of the triangles in the block. This class gives you the freedom to be creative with your quilt while ensuring you have just the right tools to succeed. Spend the morning with Marti and enjoy this fun and eye-bending class.
frommarti.com

juki logo

 

Luminous Painted Irises: Art With Organza, #35518

Luminous Painted Irises: Art With Organza – #35518

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


Spend the morning with Esterita and learn a new and unique form of art quilting! This process is unlike any other printing or painting process, and it’s a breeze to incorporate the written word and to layer imagery as collage. This is monoprinting reimagined! You’ll learn how to utilize fusible web to transfer your imagery to organza using any medium. You don’t have to be an artist to succeed with this fun and user-friendly method. You’ll make a beautiful painted flower while you learn how to incorporate Esterita’s versatile technique in all your quilts!
esteritaaustin.com

 

Quiltside Tools: Gina’s Favorite Tools on Domestic and Longarm Machines (LECTURE/DEMO), #38528

Quiltside Tools: Gina’s Favorite Tools on Domestic and Longarm Machines (LECTURE/DEMO) – #38528

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Gina Perkes-Tidwell
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Join Gina as she shares her favorite quilting tools! You will discover how to use stencils to quickly mark designs onto your quilting space, then how to plan stitching paths to reduce or eliminate backtracking by adding secondary designs in your quilting. You will also learn new techniques for using a variety of ruler styles. Discover how to outline appliqué shapes with precision using specialty guides. You will learn a variety of methods for marking designs onto your quilt top with no fear, as well as how to consider threads and to setup your machine for success with quilting using specialty threads! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
thecopperneedle.com

 

Ruler Work 101 for the Longarm, #38529

Ruler Work 101 for the Longarm – #38529

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Judi Madsen
Level: All Levels
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Come and learn how Judi Madsen creates designs using straight lines, her ruler, and a little bit of free-motion quilting. She will share the importance of marking your quilt and making your quilts stand out with incredible, almost perfect quilting! This will be a fun class filled with lots of ideas on how to quilt blocks and sashings that you are stumped on. Don’t miss this fun morning with Judi Madsen!
judimadsen.com

 

Sew You’re in a Bind: No-Fear Binding Techniques, #38526

Sew You’re in a Bind: No-Fear Binding Techniques – #38526

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Room
Teacher: Pam Bocko
Level: All Levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


You’ve almost finished your quilting project; all it needs is to have the binding applied, and there it sits, because applying binding can be intimidating. This class will alleviate these fears and take you through the initial steps of calculating how wide to make your quilt binding, all the way through the final step of sewing it in place on your quilt! You’ll learn cutting, binding prep, mitering corners, and joining beginning and ending binding. This is a technique class, so you’ll make samples to use for future reference. In no time, you’ll be a master at binding, and all those UFOs will be things of the past!
piecefuldesigns.com

 

Silly String Bargello Quilt: A Fun and Colorful Intro to Bargello, #37530

Silly String Bargello Quilt: A Fun and Colorful Intro to Bargello – #37530

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Ruth Ann Berry
Level: Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Ruth Ann Berry for a fun and relaxed morning and create this beautiful Bargello quilt! This complex-looking throw-sized quilt is easily accomplished with a simple process and straight piecing. Come join the Bargello craze and take home something you’re proud of.
quiltersclinic.com

 

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor®, #32811

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor® – #32811

Day: Saturday, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Sue Reich and Ann Holte
Level: All Levels
Member: $FREE Retail: $FREE

 


Attend this free lecture to learn about the Quilts of Valor Foundation® and how you can award members of your family or community with a Quilt of Valor (QOV) to thank them for their service. Discover how to make a Quilt of Valor, begin a QOV group in your area, or become a contributing member of QOVF to help fulfill the mission of “covering Military and Veterans touched by war.” QOVF president, Sue Reich and QOVF member Ann Holte will share popular quilting techniques such as quilt-as-you-go variations, “Y” seams, new patterns, and the appropriate standards for creating a Quilt of Valor along with many examples of actual quilts. Hear about “QOV: A 50 State Salute” currently on exhibit featuring quilts representing 24 states. These quilts will be awarded from the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky in February 2020. Make time to add a patriotic hexagon to a QOV in the making. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
iptv.org/quilts-of-valor

0