Beginning Landscapes with Fabric and Free-Motion Stitching, #34505

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Beginning Landscapes with Fabric and Free-Motion Stitching

Beginning Landscapes with Fabric and Free-Motion Stitching – #34505

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Bonnie Langenfeld
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Join Bonnie and learn how to make a realistic landscape picture using only fabric and thread. You will learn perspective techniques with color, shape, and space and find out how to choose appropriate fabrics. Then Bonnie will teach you how to stitch in free motion to enhance your picture. When you’re finished, you’ll have a landscape that can be part of a quilt, framed, or made into a wallhanging.

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Bicycle Art Quilt, (2-Day Class) #34201

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Bicycle Art Quilt (Day 1)

Bicycle Art Quilt (2-Day Class) – #34201

Day: Monday, 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Sally Manke
Level: Intermediate

Member: $210 Retail: $250
(Plus Handout Fee)


Use all of your quilting skills and learn some brand-new ones to create this delightful art quilt. Learn the tips and tricks of this project, which include piecing, Dresden plate, bias tape creation, fabric weaving, and unique fusible and raw-edge appliqué. You’ll be amazed by what you can create with some simple tricks, and you’ll love your new art quilt!

Lunch is provided each day.

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Coneflower Quilt: Fabulous, Fusible Flowers, #34511

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Coneflower Quilt: Fabulous, Fusible Flowers

Coneflower Quilt: Fabulous, Fusible Flowers – #34511

Day: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Melinda Bula
Level: All Levels

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


Make this beautiful quilt that was featured on the cover of Melinda’s book, Cutting-Garden Quilts. Learn how Melinda builds amazing fusible flowers using layers and how to choose just the right values in your fabric to make your flower look real. This is a fun and easy paint-by-number technique – using just fabric – that even a beginner can master.

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Fabulous and Fusible Sunflower Quilt, #34509

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Fabulous and Fusible Sunflower Quilt

Fabulous and Fusible Sunflower Quilt – #34509

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Melinda Bula
Level: All Levels

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


Join quilt artist Melinda Bula and make this fun and easy quilt that even a beginner can master. You’ll learn how Melinda creates amazing fusible flowers that look like paintings without any paint. She will show you how to build your flower in layers, how to choose just the right values in your fabric, and how to make your flower look real. Come learn with Melinda and make something you’ll want to show off.

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Fabulous, Fusible Flowers: Clematis Quilt, #34107t

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Fabulous, Fusible Flowers: Clematis Quilt

Fabulous, Fusible Flowers: Clematis Quilt – #34107t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Melinda Bula
Level: All Levels

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


Laugh, learn, and play with color as you join Melinda Bula for the day. You’ll learn Melinda’s amazing technique for creating award-winning flower quilts that look like paintings! See how color and value add depth and realism to your work and learn how Melinda layers her colors just like paint to make her flowers pop. You’ll love creating your very own clematis quilt in this fun and eye-opening class.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Fabulous, Fusible Flowers: Zinnias Quilt, #34102w

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Fabulous, Fusible Flowers: Zinnias Quilt

Fabulous, Fusible Flowers: Zinnias Quilt – #34102w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Melinda Bula
Level: Beginner

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


Look through the eyes of an artist as Melinda shows how she builds her award-winning flower quilts. See how color and values add depth and realism to your work. You’ll learn how to layer your colors just like paint to make your flowers pop. This is a great class for art quilt beginners and veterans alike! Melinda’s easygoing and humorous teaching style will have you learning and laughing all day. Don’t miss this fun and inspiring class! You’ll make one flower in class, and Melinda will get you started on adding the other two. Please note: this class starts half an hour later than other classes; students are invited to join Melinda for the unveiling of her quilt’s mural on the floodwall outside the Convention Center at 8 a.m.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Girl with Flowers Quilt: Mosaic Quiltmaking, #34506f

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Girl with Flowers Quilt: Mosaic Quiltmaking

Girl with Flowers Quilt: Mosaic Quiltmaking – #34506f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Heidi Proffetty
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Heidi Proffetty is a multiple-award-winning quiltmaker for her mosaic quilts, which earned her a first-place award at AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah. Learn her mosaic technique while you create a beautiful mini art quilt. Heidi will discuss each step she takes to create a mosaic quilt from a photograph, including how to draw shapes, how to recognize values in photos and translate them to the correct colors, and how to choose just the right fabrics for your quilt. As you learn, you’ll create a lovely mini quilt from a precut mosaic quilt kit. Once you’ve finished your design, layer the quilt and do some simple free-motion quilting to add depth and dimension to your piece. You’ll love creating this mini quilt and you’ll leave inspired to try your own mosaic quilts at home!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Landscape Confetti Art Quilt, #34503

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Landscape Confetti Art Quilt

Landscape Confetti Art Quilt – #34503

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Sally Manke
Level: All Levels

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


See color, proportion, depth, and shadows through an art teacher’s eyes. In this fun and eye-opening class, you’ll create a woodland scene with confetti-cut fabrics “painted” on quilt batting. Layers and layers of tiny bits of batik and hand-dyed fabrics create a beautiful landscape. Fussy-cut trees, rocks, and flowers will be added before topping with a layer of tulle. Return home to free-motion quilt and embellish your masterpiece. You can bring a photo to work from or borrow one from the instructor.

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Learn to Make a Mosaic Quilt, #34110

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Learn to Make a Mosaic Quilt

Learn to Make a Mosaic Quilt – #34110

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Heidi Proffetty
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Come for the day and learn the mosaic technique that earned Heidi Proffetty a first-place award at AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah! Heidi will take you step by step through the process of mosaic quiltmaking. As you create a mosaic from a precut kit, Heidi will teach you how to draw a mosaic design from a photo, how to trace and mark your design, the best ways to prepare and cut your pieces, and how to put it all together. Once your design is complete, you’ll do a little free-motion quilting to add depth and dimension to your work. Join Heidi to make this pretty little floral mosaic and learn techniques you can use in your future quilts!

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Majesty Raw-Edge Lion Quilt, #34112w

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Majesty Raw-Edge Lion Quilt

Majesty Raw-Edge Lion Quilt – #34112w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Gina Reddin
Level: Beginner

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


Learn Gina’s techniques for beautiful raw-edge appliqué and how it can be used to create fiber art! First you’ll appliqué shapes to create the image, then you’ll learn how to add depth and interest with thread painting. With a little guidance and creativity, you’ll be amazed by what you can create!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Moroccan Mosaic Quilt Tiles: Learn to Make a Mosaic Quilt, #34504

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Moroccan Mosaic Quilt Tiles: Learn to Make a Mosaic Quilt

Moroccan Mosaic Quilt Tiles: Learn to Make a Mosaic Quilt – #34504

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Heidi Proffetty
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Discover how to transform ancient tile artwork into stunning mosaic art quilts. Learn about the ancient forms of Azulejo & Talavara styles of tilework derived from the Arabic form of Zellige. Then, using Heidi’s variation of historic tile-making practices, you will create your own unique mosaic quilt blocks. Plus, Heidi will share with you how she creates these amazing tessellated quilt designs on a much larger scale using a digital cutter. Join Heidi for a bit of history and some mosaic quilt tile fun!

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Spectacular Stars: Create with Paintstiks and Fusing, #34508

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Spectacular Stars: Create with Paintstiks and Fusing

Spectacular Stars: Create with Paintstiks and Fusing – #34508

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Laura Murray
Level: Beginner

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


Even if you are a novice, you can easily create spectacular designs with Paintstiks, stamps, and fusible web. Join Laura and learn a breakthrough fusible appliqué method that removes the sewing challenge from complex designs. Students will enjoy use of Laura’s Paintstiks and stamps while learning fun coloring and fusing techniques to complete a unique design in class. You’ll be amazed by what you can create!

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