From Hands Alone: History of an Antique Quilt Collection, #62811

From Hands Alone: History of an Antique Quilt Collection – #62811

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Chris Moline
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


The quilts included in the From Hands Alone: History of an Antique Quilt Collection exhibit are selected from the collection of Chris Moline and represent items that display the artistry and innovation of quilts made by hand. Get the background information on this exhibit straight from the collector. These hand-pieced, appliquéd, and quilted items present a range of styles and time periods. Chris will talk about the makers and give as much history on each piece as is known. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

chrismoline.net

Going Full Circle: How to Do It All in Your Quilts, #62805

Going Full Circle: How to Do It All in Your Quilts – #62805

Day: Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Cynthia Wismann
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Have you ever wondered where you fit in in the quilting world? Have you asked yourself, “Am I a piecer or a fuser? Am I a traditionalist or an art quilter?” Cynthia says, “Let’s do it all!” The quiltmaking process is fun and exciting, and there’s no reason to limit yourself. See a trunk show of quilts that range from traditional to modern and include a wealth of techniques. It’s a parade of quilts! Let Cynthia show you how you can “do it all!” Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

fiberartchix.com

Happy Birthday, America! A Trunk Show of Centennial and Bicentennial Quilts, #62804

Happy Birthday, America! A Trunk Show of Centennial and Bicentennial Quilts – #62804

Day: Thursday, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Sue Reich
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Join quilt historian and AQS Certified Appraiser Sue Reich for a trunk show and slide presentation of quilts celebrating our nation’s history. You’ll learn about Centennial and Bicentennial quilts and the role they play in telling the story of America. Then, get an up-close and in-person look at the Presidential Quilt Exhibit, which features quilts honoring Presidents from George Washington to the present day. Don’t miss this fun step into American history! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

suereichquilts.com

I Got It Pieced, Now What? Ideas for Quilting, #62810

I Got It Pieced, Now What? Ideas for Quilting – #62810

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Kris Vierra
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Everyone has gotten to the end of a quilt pattern and read with dread the words “Quilt as Desired.” What exactly does this mean? This class will talk about different ways to quilt your quilts, such as what quilting patterns complement piecework versus appliqué and straight lines versus curves. Kris will also discuss quilting density, which type of thread to use, and ways to plan out your quilting with minimal marking. Please bring your “trouble tops”, and Kris will talk about how to quilt as many as possible. Learn how to quilt your work from the winner of the 2018 APQS Best Movable Machine Workmanship Award at AQS QuiltWeek® – Spring Paducah. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quilterontherun.com

Making the Most of Your Stash, #62802

Making the Most of Your Stash – #62802

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Cynthia England
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


This lecture explores ways to increase the potential of what we already have in our fabric collections. Cynthia will offer new insights on what to look for in fabrics to get the most out of them, a topic that is near and dear to all quilters! Organizing and storage of fabrics will also be addressed. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

englanddesign.com

Playing with Color: A Color Lesson and Trunk Show, #62806

Playing with Color: A Color Lesson and Trunk Show – #62806

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Cindy Grisdela
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Cindy Grisdela is an award-winning artist who is happiest in her studio surrounded by piles of colorful fabrics. In this lecture and trunk show, she will use examples of her work over the last 30 years to take away some of the mystery of choosing colors effectively for your quilts. Not sure what colors “go together?” This is the lecture to reduce your stress about color! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

cindygrisdela.com

Quilter’s Link, #LINK

Quilter’s Link – #LINK

Day: Wednesday, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Bonnie Browning
Level: All levels
Member: FREE Retail: FREE

 


Start your visit to Charleston by learning tips for getting around the event, the Charleston Area Convention Center, and the city of Charleston, South Carolina. AQS QuiltWeek® staff and representatives from the Charleston Area Convention Center and the Charleston Convention and Visitor’s Bureau will give you the information you need to find your classrooms, find the food court, and enjoy all the exhibits. If you start here, the rest of your visit will be a breeze! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quiltweek.com

Quilts of Valor II: Free Film Viewing, #62807

Quilts of Valor II: Free Film Viewing – #62807

Day: Thursday, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Various
Level: All levels
Member: FREE Retail: FREE

 


Quilts of Valor® II reunites national quilting celebrities Alex Anderson, Mark Lipinski, and host Marianne Fons from the original Quilts of Valor film to work on one magnificent new Quilt of Valor. As they sew, the quilting gurus share quiltmaking tips with viewers and speak from the heart about what being involved in making quilts for veterans has come to mean to them. The program also features stories from Nebraska, California, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C., introducing viewers to the people who make Quilts of Valor and the people who receive them. 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

Stylish Free-Motion Quilting, #62801

Stylish Free-Motion Quilting – #62801

Day: Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Cindy Grisdela
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Are you curious about using different stitch motifs in your free-motion quilting? Author and award-winning artist Cindy Grisdela shows you how in this fun lecture. Put different motifs in different areas of your quilt or mix it up all in the same space! Cindy uses her quilts as examples to give you ideas you can put to use in your next quilt. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

cindygrisdela.com

The Power and Secrets of Color, #62803

The Power and Secrets of Color – #62803

Day: Wednesday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Melinda Bula
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Have you ever wanted to build your confidence in knowing how to pick just the right colors? Why is it that some people can just gravitate to the right color and others struggle? Learn how the artist looks at color and the science behind color. Melinda will demonstrate how this color magic works and give you more color confidence than you had before. Learn some of these color tricks that are sure to help you when making your next quilt. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

melindabula.com

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads, #62809

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads – #62809

Day: Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Superior Threads Certified Threadologist
Level: All levels
Member: FREE Retail: FREE


Have you ever looked at the beautiful threads in your quilt shop and thought “I’d have no clue how to use that?” This is the lecture for you! If you’ve experienced frustration when deciding what type of thread to use or how to incorporate decorative or specialty threads, you’re not alone. A Certified Superior Threadologist will teach you about thread, needles, and tension so you can finally get to work with those beautiful threads. Supplies are not required for a lecture, but you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

superiorthreads.com

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor®, #62808

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor® – #62808

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Room 12/13
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 at 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.

coveringquilthistory.com

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