Dorset Buttons: A Traditional English Craft, #59522

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Dorset Buttons: A Traditional English Craft

Dorset Buttons: A Traditional English Craft – #59522

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: River Overlook CD
Teacher: Catherine Redford
Level: All Levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Come relax and enjoy this traditional English craft that’s experiencing a resurgence! Learn how to make functional buttons you can use to embellish your next project, wear as jewelry, or just do up your cardigan. You’ll love making buttons that represent your own unique style. Students start with a basic cartwheel before exploring other options. Then it’s up to you! 

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Exploration of Embroidery: Stitches, Techniques, and More, #56101t

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Exploration of Embroidery: Stitches, Techniques, and More

Exploration of Embroidery: Stitches, Techniques, and More – #56101t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: River Overlook CD
Teacher: Catherine Redford
Level: All Levels

Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


If you’ve ever been interested in hand stitching, this is the class for you. Students will start with the traditional stitches of ethnic embroidery before moving on to some more advanced stitches and special embellishment techniques. You will work with hand-dyed threads on a preprinted sampler panel and then prepare your own design to carry on the adventure at home. Catherine will have you learning and laughing in this fun, information-packed class.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Folk Art Embroidery Stitches: A Trip Around the World, #51801

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Folk Art Embroidery Stitches: A Trip Around the World

Folk Art Embroidery Stitches: A Trip Around the World – #51801

Day: Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Ballroom D
Teacher: Catherine Redford
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


Join Catherine for a humorous, educational, and interactive lecture that includes a game with prizes! Catherine will take you on a trip around the globe with the hand-embroidered quilts from her special collection. You’ll get up close and personal with Catherine’s quilts as she explores the hand stitches that made their way into her work from all over the world. Learn how she found her inspiration, the stitches she used, and the finishing techniques she employed. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Introduction to English Paper Piecing, #57515

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Introduction to English Paper Piecing

Introduction to English Paper Piecing – #57515

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: River Overlook CD
Teacher: Catherine Redford
Level: Beginner

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn the time-honored technique of English Paper Piecing using precut card templates. You will stitch a simple flower and appliqué it to your chosen background, ready for a small pillow or mug rug. You will even be introduced to some traditional and innovative quilts for inspiration for your next project. Come learn why English Paper Piecing has stood the test of time in this fun and enlightening class.

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Walking Foot Quilting: Beyond the Ditch!, #58520

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Walking Foot Quilting: Beyond the Ditch!

Walking Foot Quilting: Beyond the Ditch! – #58520

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook AB
Teacher: Catherine Redford
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn how you can confidently finish your quilts yourself on your domestic machine with all the control of your walking foot! Class will start with a brief discussion of preparing your quilts for quilting including marking, and then students will make some samples of different styles including modern grids, matchstick quilting, and spirals. Try a different thread and take a look at Catherine’s examples to inspire you to go home and transform your tops into quilts!

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Wrapped in Scraps Fabric Bowl, #59523

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Wrapped in Scraps Fabric Bowl

Wrapped in Scraps Fabric Bowl – #59523

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery CD
Teacher: Catherine Redford
Level: All Levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Make a beautiful bowl from clothesline and fabric on the sewing machine. You’ll start with the basic technique, and then you can choose your project and stitch away. This will be a fun and relaxing class for students of all levels, and you’ll go home ready to start your next fabulous piece.

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