A Bevy of Beautiful Bindings, #58504

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A Bevy of Beautiful Bindings

A Bevy of Beautiful Bindings – #58504

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook AB
Teacher: Linda Thielfoldt
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Come learn several unique and fun ways to finish off the edges of your quilts from an award-winning quilter who always gets high marks for her bindings. Straight, bias, curved, pieced and piped, and two-tone binding will be covered in this fun class. Join Linda for some great tips on binding your quilts, including the super-fast, totally-by-machine method she uses on all her charity quilts. If you struggle with binding your quilts, this class is not to be missed!

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Follow the RuleR: Domestic Machine Quilting with Rulers (First Offering), #58505

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Follow the RuleR: Domestic Machine Quilting with Rulers (First Offering)

Follow the RuleR: Domestic Machine Quilting with Rulers (First Offering) – #58505

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Grand Gallery EF
Teacher: Sue Nickels
Level: All Levels

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


Join Sue Nickels and explore rulerwork for the home sewing machine. Play with the BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot and rulers to achieve curves and straight lines. You’ll start with some basic concepts and then continue with lots of interesting ideas for using rulers. Join in the fun of using rulers for creative ways to quilt your quilt tops. Sue will also show you ways to incorporate free-motion fillers to add interest to your rulerwork. Come find out what all the fuss is about!

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Follow the RuleR: Domestic Machine Quilting with Rulers (Second Offering), #58517

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Follow the RuleR: Domestic Machine Quilting with Rulers (Second Offering)

Follow the RuleR: Domestic Machine Quilting with Rulers (Second Offering) – #58517

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Grand Gallery EF
Teacher: Sue Nickels
Level: All Levels

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


Join Sue Nickels and explore rulerwork for the home sewing machine. Play with the BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot and rulers to achieve curves and straight lines. You’ll start with some basic concepts and then continue with lots of interesting ideas for using rulers. Join in the fun of using rulers for creative ways to quilt your quilt tops. Sue will also show you ways to incorporate free-motion fillers to add interest to your rulerwork. Come find out what all the fuss is about!

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Fun and Fancy Rulerwork on the Domestic Machine, #58111f

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Fun and Fancy Rulerwork on the Domestic Machine

Fun and Fancy Rulerwork on the Domestic Machine – #58111f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery EF
Teacher: Sue Nickels
Level: Intermediate, Advanced

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


Students will learn to machine quilt using rulers on the home sewing machine. Start with straight line framework, then continue with circles and arcs. Sue will take you step-by-step through the process of quilting with rulers, then show you how to complement your rulerwork with feathers and fillers. This is a great class to hone your machine quilting skills.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Fun Feather Foundations, #58518

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Fun Feather Foundations

Fun Feather Foundations – #58518

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: River Overlook AB
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Are you new to quilting or comfortable with basic free-motion quilting and now want to add a few feathers to your quilt tops? Join Sarah as she takes you through a handful of feather motifs and styles that work well together and can be customized to each individual’s likes and abilities. This class will have you both drawing and working on the machine to determine your personal feather style as well as learning various techniques to create feather blocks, borders, and motifs. You will be sharing a BERNINA Q20 sit-down longarm machine with a partner in this hands-on class. The skills taught in this class are transferable to your home domestic sewing machine.

sariditty.com

 

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Intro to Free Motion Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #58102w

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Intro to Free Motion Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine

Intro to Free Motion Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #58102w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: River Overlook AB
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner

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


Have you always wanted to free-motion quilt but were too anxious to try? Join Sarah in this hands-on class and be liberated with free-motion quilting! With a bit of humor and a lot of encouragement, she will take you through a series of designs that are simple yet highly effective on your quilt tops. By the end of the class, you will surely feel more comfortable and brave with using a variety of shapes & designs in different sizes. You will be working on a sit-down BERNINA Q20 longarm machine with a partner. Use each other for feedback and bounce around quilting ideas with quilters like you. The skills taught in this class are transferable to your home domestic sewing machine.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

sariditty.com

 

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Machine Quilting: The Basics, #58101w

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Machine Quilting: The Basics

Machine Quilting: The Basics – #58101w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery EF
Teacher: Sue Nickels
Level: Beginner

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


In this basic workshop, students will learn many techniques needed to master machine quilting. Sue starts with a discussion on machine quilting supplies, including thread, needles, and notions. Next, you will practice the basic techniques of straight-line and free-motion machine quilting on small quilt packages. After teaching the skills to feel confident with these techniques, Sue will show a short PowerPoint to solidify your knowledge. With Sue’s patient guidance, learn all the basic skills needed to master machine quilting on your home sewing machine.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Mega Impact with Micro Quilting, #58508

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Mega Impact with Micro Quilting

Mega Impact with Micro Quilting – #58508

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: River Overlook AB
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Add dimension, interest, and personality to your quilt designs with micro quilting! Feel the difference between stitch regulation settings and experiment with many designs as you stitch miniature in this class. From micro-stippling to pebbles, radiator coils, and more, Sarah will help you navigate through the many miniature options and combine average-sized designs with micro quilting to achieve a stunning finished result. Just like handwriting, everyone’s micro quilting will have its own unique variations, so there’s no wrong way to achieve your micro-quilted “signature.” We’ll also discuss and demonstrate how thread can impact and change the appearance of your quilting. You will be sharing a BERNINA Q20 sit-down longarm machine with a partner in this hands-on class. The skills taught in this class are transferable to your home domestic sewing machine.

sariditty.com

 

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Quilted in a Flash! Walking-Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine, #58506

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Quilted in a Flash! Walking-Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine

Quilted in a Flash! Walking-Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine – #58506

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery EF
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All Levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70


You may love to free-motion quilt yourself, or you may find it easier and more effective to “quilt by checkbook” and send tops to be longarm quilted. But what can you do with charity quilts, baby quilts for your neighbors’ relatives, or other times when you may not want to spend a lot of time or money to get a quilt finished? Judi will show you how to use the walking foot on your domestic sewing machine, combined with straight or decorative stitches, to create a host of easy designs that will allow you to get quilts finished faster and easier than you ever imagined! You may even find that you like the look of this quilting style so much that you want to use it for all your quilts.

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Ruler Basics and Beyond on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #58512

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Ruler Basics and Beyond on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine

Ruler Basics and Beyond on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #58512

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: River Overlook AB
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Are you ready to add the structured look of quilting with rulers to your quilt tops? Perhaps you want to mix and match free-motion quilting designs with perfect lines, arcs, and waves? This is the class for you! Sarah will guide you through three hours of hands-on quilting utilizing basic straight edge, curve, and wave rulers to create crosshatching, arcs, and more! Whether you’re new to using rulers or simply want to hone your skills, you will leave this class with an abundance of ideas, encouragement, and motivation to add ruler quilting to your repertoire! The skills taught in this class are transferable to your home domestic sewing machine.

sariditty.com

 

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Simple Beginner Machine Quilting, #58516

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Simple Beginner Machine Quilting

Simple Beginner Machine Quilting – #58516

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook AB
Teacher: Charlotte Angotti
Level: All Levels

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


Learn all the little things you need to start machine quilting. With some hints, a few tricks, and the practice that you need, you will be quilting before you know what happened. This class is for the absolute beginner. If you are afraid of machine quilting, this is the place for you! Charlotte will prove to you once and for all that machine quilting is not too much for you to handle. She has just the right mixture of fun and instruction to make you feel comfortable. Don’t miss your chance to spend a fun time with friends and leave with the confidence to quilt your own quilts at home!

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Sketchbook Quilting, #58513

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Sketchbook Quilting

Sketchbook Quilting – #58513

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: River Overlook AB
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Sketchbook Quilting is Sarah’s approachable, uninhibited, “no-rules” style of free-motion quilting. In this fun hands-on class, you will become more comfortable with drawing your own style of free-motion designs and seeing them come to life on the fabric. You’ll turn these designs into multiple groupings and combinations by building off the foundation pieces Sarah will teach. In doing so, you’ll be ready to create your own set of personal “go-to” designs and practice fillers while also developing the muscle memory for quilting. Sarah will also show you how to use a variety of rulers and stencils to help create basic shape and line guides for doodle quilting. This class will teach and encourage you to quilt without rules, thus making each finished quilt unique to your personal style and abilities. The skills taught in this class are transferable to your home domestic sewing machine.

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Threaducation for Machine Quilting, #58507

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Threaducation for Machine Quilting

Threaducation for Machine Quilting – #58507

Day: Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: River Overlook AB
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: All Levels

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


Have you ever said, “My machine doesn’t like that thread” or “I can only quilt with XYZ thread?” Then this is the class for you to learn about different weights of thread for quilting. Education is key, and Sarah will explain the uses and finished effects of 12wt, 28wt, 40wt, 50wt, and 80wt threads as well as cotton, metallic, water-soluble, and monofilament fibers in this hands-on class. Sarah will cover thread basics, including information on weight and ply, spool positioning, needle recommendations, and tension settings. She will offer helpful tips and tricks, then share projects and photos aimed to inspire and expand your use of threads. You will be sharing a BERNINA Q20 sit-down longarm machine in this hands-on class. The skills taught in this class are transferable to your home domestic sewing machine.

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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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