Big-Stitch Quilting by Hand, #28510

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Big-Stitch Quilting by Hand

Big-Stitch Quilting by Hand – #28510

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Chestnut Boardroom
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels

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


Have you admired the beauty of hand quilting but felt intimidated by all that stitching? Fear no more! In this medley, you’ll learn three different “fast” hand quilting stitches, plus which needle to use, which thread works best, and how to select and use the right stencil. Big-stitch quilting gives you full control of your design and quilting process, and the finished product is so beautiful! Join Gyleen and learn this skill you’ll want to use again and again. At the end of the day, you will leave with your own personal hand stitch.

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Engaged Quilt: Use Your Stash!, #27103w

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Engaged Quilt: Use Your Stash!

Engaged Quilt: Use Your Stash! – #27103w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hickory AB
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: Intermediate

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


Are you ready for love? This beautiful quilt combines four shapes (diamonds, pyramids, hexagons, and cones) into one stunning piece, all cut from your stash. You will learn how to piece together perfect polygons and even practice a butterfly seam for effortless stitching. Have fun using your favorite fabrics from your stash and create something you’ll want to show off to your friends and family. It’s so easy, you’ll fall in love!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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It’s a Polygon Affair! Perfect Your Piecing, #21809

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It's a Polygon Affair! Perfect Your Piecing

It’s a Polygon Affair! Perfect Your Piecing – #21809

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Ballroom C
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


Step outside the “square” to evaluate the mechanics of pyramid, diamond, and hexagon quilts. Gyleen has used her background in engineering to completely change the game when it comes to quiltmaking. It starts with the simplicity and elegance of the One-Patch and continues with the Polygon Affair. You’ll love seeing how simple it is to bring new life and new shapes to your quilts. After this lecture, you’ll be inspired to try a whole host of new techniques in your piecing! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Over and Under Rainbow with Strips: Use Your Stash!, #27516

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Over and Under Rainbow with Strips: Use Your Stash!

Over and Under Rainbow with Strips: Use Your Stash! – #27516

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hickory AB
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels

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


Do you have a Jelly Roll in your stash that you aren’t sure what to do with? Join this class and use some scraps to give your quilting a modern twist! It is “knot” as hard as you think! The finished quilt will be visually dynamic with fast, easy piecing. Don’t miss this class! You’ll have a blast creating this beautiful quilt with Gyleen and you’ll learn piecing techniques to use again and again.

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Sunny Side Up Quilt: Piecing with Polygons, #27108t

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Sunny Side Up Quilt: Piecing with Polygons

Sunny Side Up Quilt: Piecing with Polygons – #27108t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federal AB
Teacher: Gyleen Fitzgerald
Level: All Levels

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


A field of sunflowers just makes you happy. Recreate your favorite sunflowers or imagine new eclectic varieties in this fun and informative class. SUNNY SIDE UP cleverly uses two sizes of kite polygon cut from 3″ and 5″ strips. You will learn how to construct a perfect “Crisscross” and “Butterfly Seam” for effortless stitching. It’s so easy, you’ll fall in love.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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