Finishing Finesse: Binding, Facing, and More, #38119f

Finishing Finesse: Binding, Facing, and More – #38119f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Room
Teacher: Scott Murkin
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110

 


With the many different styles of quilts being constructed by today’s quiltmakers, it only makes sense to have an arsenal of finishing techniques at your disposal. Learn how to select the best edge technique to make your creation sparkle and last for a lifetime, as well as tips and techniques to take the stress out. Traditional double-fold binding will be covered, along with facings, binding done all by machine, irregular edges, and all kinds of piping and other inserts. This is the class you need to take your quilts to the next level. Every quilt needs a finish – why not make it great?
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Introduction to Domestic Machine Quilting (2-Day Class), #38201

Introduction to Domestic Machine Quilting (2-Day Class) – #38201

Day: Monday, 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Scott Murkin
Level: Beginner
Member: $200 Retail: $244

 


Learn how to get those quilt tops off the shelves and onto your beds and walls. Machine quilting can be fun, efficient, and attractive after you learn the tips and techniques to make it go smoothly. This class will cover materials and tools, straight-line quilting and free-motion techniques, and strategies for handling and quilting larger quilts on a home sewing machine. Day one will cover set-up and fundamentals like loading your quilt and warming up your body for quilting basic designs. The second day covers deciding what to quilt where, developing a detailed quilting plan, and building a vocabulary of machine quilting movements and designs. You’ll leave this two-day workshop with the confidence to quilt on your machine at home! Lunch is provided each day.
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Machine Quilting Without Marking, #38102w

Machine Quilting Without Marking – #38102w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Scott Murkin
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110

 


Are you ready to take your machine quilting to the next level but hate marking quilt tops? Learn how to increase your productivity and creativity by quilting your tops without the hassle of marking them first. Covering straight-line and free-motion techniques, this class will leave you with plenty of samples for future reference. Some experience with free-motion machine quilting is helpful, but not necessary.
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Strata Quilts: Layer It Up With Curved Piecing, #37115t

Strata Quilts: Layer It Up With Curved Piecing – #37115t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Room
Teacher: Scott Murkin
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $88 Retail: $110

 


Curved piecing adds pizzazz to any work! Learn to piece on the curve without a template. You’ll be amazed by how curves can create the illusion of layers and depth in your quilts. You will learn the technique for cutting and sewing these units, and Scott will discuss multiple setting options as well as alternative uses for this fun and addictive technique. These quilts are beautiful, unique, and so much fun to make.
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