An Evening with Susan Cleveland and Her Eclectic Quilt Pageant, #SUSAN

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An Evening with Susan Cleveland and Her Eclectic Quilt Pageant

An Evening with Susan Cleveland and Her Eclectic Quilt Pageant – #SUSAN

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35


Join one of the world’s most enthusiastic personalities for oohs, aahs, and laughter to learn a plethora of tips to increase accuracy and add fresh, interesting details with piping, prairie points, heavy threads, and embellishments. See how to take show pieces to new levels and add charming surprises to simple pieces. Susan will share real-live quilts with close-ups through the projector, so you are sure to see oodles of detail. You may recognize many quilts as winners in AQS Paducah shows and International Quilt Festivals in Houston! Don’t miss out on this good time!

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Attic Windows Quilt: Fun with Miters and Sashings, #17506

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Attic Windows Quilt: Fun with Miters and Sashings

Attic Windows Quilt: Fun with Miters and Sashings – #17506

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Susan’s mitering technique and built-in sashing for Attic Windows makes this block so much easier than traditional piecing! You’ll produce beautiful results and forget any fear of mitered corners. Join Susan for the morning and learn techniques for borders and miters that you’ll use in your quilts again and again! This is a class you don’t want to miss.

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Dresden Bursts Quilt: A Twist on Tradition, #17113f

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Dresden Bursts Quilt: A Twist on Tradition

Dresden Bursts Quilt: A Twist on Tradition – #17113f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Double-pointed Dresdens wrapped over the quilt’s edge put a contemporary spin on this longtime favorite and eliminates the need for a traditional appliquéd circle in the center! Learn Susan’s tips for turning wedge points and using foundation sew & flip to assemble perfectly flat rings. Learn to ditch-stitch Dresdens accurately to a quilted quilt for a time-saving, modern, and dynamic Dresden quilt!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Piping Hot Binding: Create Perfect Bindings with Added Flair, #18103t

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Piping Hot Binding: Create Perfect Bindings with Added Flair

Piping Hot Binding: Create Perfect Bindings with Added Flair – #18103t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110


Piped bindings add spark and a professional finish to any piece. Every detail of binding and tiny, perfect piping will be covered in class, with step-by-step demos and printed instructions. Machine differences will be addressed so students will be successful with their own machines. Students work on their practice piece to achieve making perfect piping, preparing the quilt, applying piping, applying binding, mitering corners, joining tails, and finishing for a show-quality back. Variations will be on display and discussed. Many major award winners are using this technique to achieve stunning results!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Precision and Panache: Learn Susan’s Favorite Techniques (Lecture/Demo), #12501

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Precision and Panache: Learn Susan's Favorite Techniques (Lecture/Demo)

Precision and Panache: Learn Susan’s Favorite Techniques (Lecture/Demo) – #12501

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


This is your chance to get up close and personal with Susan Cleveland’s techniques. Via live (and lively) projected demos, learn to add eye-catching details to quilts and increase accuracy with precision piecing, decorative threads (for quilting and appliqué), piping in seams, fancy Prairie Points, embellishing, skinny borders, and helpful tools. Susan will show plenty of quilts up close to demonstrate how you can make her methods work for you. You’ll be amazed by all the new and inspiring information packed into this three-hour lecture/demo. Bring a notebook and get ready to learn a lot!

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Simple Quilting with Style: Alternatives to Free-Motion (Lecture/Demo), #12503

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Simple Quilting with Style: Alternatives to Free-Motion (Lecture/Demo)

Simple Quilting with Style: Alternatives to Free-Motion (Lecture/Demo) – #12503

Day: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Come join this quilting masterclass! With lively projected demos, you’ll learn to prepare a quilt top for a successful finish. Discover secrets of ditch quilting, learn when and how to mark or not mark a quilt, and study stitching with heavy threads. Get excited about big-stitch hand quilting, bobbin quilting, and couched quilting! These skills empower those whose free-motion skills are less than stellar, but may be combined with free-motion quilting as well. Quilt your quilts with style and the techniques you enjoy the most!

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