Be Inspired to Try Something New: A Trunk Show, #11805

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Be Inspired to Try Something New: A Trunk Show

Be Inspired to Try Something New: A Trunk Show – #11805

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Sally Manke
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Join award-winning fiber artist Sally Manke for a up-close look at her work. Enjoy a lighthearted presentation on what sparks her designs, what techniques she uses, and special materials and tips for you to create your own masterpiece. See a parade of quilts using confetti art, raw-edge appliqué, fiber painting, and mixed media techniques. These original designs will inspire you to step out of your box to try something new. You’ll even have a chance to ask questions about your own work. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

sallymanke.com

Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential, #11802

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Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential

Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential – #11802

Day: Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Each person came into the world with an innate way of expressing their creativity. The art of discovering and manifesting one’s unique expression is the topic of this lecture. Great artists bring their full energy and uniqueness to each piece. The process of creating beautiful quilts with joy and purpose is an exhilarating experience, and the framework quilting offers is a good place to begin the creative journey. This exploration enables one to discover inner truths and travel beyond boundaries to begin the process of designing outside the lines. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

English Paper Piecing: History, Techniques, and Trunk Show, #11803

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English Paper Piecing: History, Techniques, and Trunk Show

English Paper Piecing: History, Techniques, and Trunk Show – #11803

Day: Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Jennifer Lee
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Come find out what all the fuss is about with English Paper Piecing! English Paper Piecing dates back to the late 1700s, when hexagon quilts became popular in England. The technique involves basting fabrics over paper templates and then sewing the shapes together by hand. In this one-hour lecture, Jen will discuss the basic tools needed as well as techniques, including how to cut the fabric, baste the pieces, and hand sew them together, along with tips and tricks to make your projects shine. You’ll see examples of successful quilts and be inspired to try new things with English Paper Piecing in your own quilts! Come for a fun and insightful learning experience and leave with the confidence to tackle English Paper Piecing. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

redthreadstudio.com

From Sublime to Ridiculous! A Trunk Show, #11801

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From Sublime to Ridiculous! A Trunk Show

From Sublime to Ridiculous! A Trunk Show – #11801

Day: Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Teddy Pruett
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


It’s time to get creative! This trunk show illustrates exciting ways to venture from the mundane. Teddy will share a traditional quilt followed by one in the same pattern that’s a little out of the box, then yet another quilt that blows the box completely out of the water! Many of the non-traditional examples are Teddy’s own nationally-award-winning artworks. Audience participation is always welcome! This lecture will wow you and inspire you to let your creativity shine. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

teddypruett.com

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads, #11806

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Threadology 101 with Superior Threads

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads – #11806

Day: Friday, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: A Superior Threads Threadologist
Level: All Levels
Member: $8 Retail: $10


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

 

Use Your Fabric Panels! Create a Custom Layout, #11804

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Use Your Fabric Panels! Create a Custom Layout

Use Your Fabric Panels! Create a Custom Layout – #11804

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Ruth Ann Berry
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Do you have beautiful fabric panels at home but don’t know what to do with them? This is the lecture for you! Join Ruth Ann and learn how to draft custom layouts to feature a favorite panel or large-scale fabric. She will show you how to design a quilt that goes beyond traditional straight-line setting, and you’ll see plenty of examples that will inspire you to create your own one-of-a-kind quilt using fabric panels. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quiltersclinic.com

 

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