20 Tips and Tricks for Better Machine Quilting, #31806

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20 Tips and Tricks for Better Machine Quilting

20 Tips and Tricks for Better Machine Quilting – #31806

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Cindy Seitz-Krug
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


In Cindy’s twenty-plus years of making award-winning quilts on her home sewing machine, she has compiled a list of simple tips and tricks that will make anyone a better machine quilter. Cindy illustrates these tips with a PowerPoint presentation chock full of photos and examples to demonstrate the items covered in the lecture. Take the mystery out of home machine quilting! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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After the War: A Textile Show and Tell, #31801

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After the War: A Textile Show and Tell

After the War: A Textile Show and Tell – #31801

Day: Wednesday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Allison Rainboth
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


The period following the Civil War from 1870-1920 brought many changes to American society. Great social movements such as suffrage and temperance swept the nation. America celebrated her 100th birthday, and pioneers settled the West. The era of the Gibson Girl and the end of the Victorian age produced more fabric choices than ever before. In this presentation, quilt historian Allison Rainboth will look at these events in the context of her collection of antique quilts and quilt tops and will share many examples of period fabrics. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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An Afternoon with Edyta Sitar: Patches of Blue, #SITAR

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An Afternoon with Edyta Sitar: Patches of Blue

An Afternoon with Edyta Sitar: Patches of Blue – #SITAR

Day: Thursday, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Edyta Sitar
Level: All Levels

Member: $24 Retail: $30


Restful and relaxing. Simple, yet elegant. No matter how you think of the classic combination of blue and white, this collection of breathtaking quilts is sure to capture your imagination. Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts shares a dozen antique and current designs in this beloved color combination. Each season allows for a new take on blue and white; the versatility of these colored quilts is amazing. Whether a light spring refresh, a cozy winter wonderland, or a patriotic Fourth of July, these quilts will inspire you to add a beautiful sparkle to your home.

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An Afternoon with Victoria Findlay Wolfe: Creativity and Play, #WOLFE

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An Afternoon with Victoria Findlay Wolfe: Creativity and Play

An Afternoon with Victoria Findlay Wolfe: Creativity and Play – #WOLFE

Day: Wednesday, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Level: All Levels

Member: $24 Retail: $30


Join Victoria Findlay Wolfe for an afternoon of quilt fun and creativity. Victoria will share her creative process and demonstrate how play creates an open field for creativity while boosting your confidence. She will inspire you to let go and remember that quilting is FUN! You’ll learn about Victoria’s new work as well as her world-famous Double Wedding Ring quilts. Victoria will send you home with a creative spark to start something new! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Appliqué All Ways, #31802

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Appliqué All Ways

Appliqué All Ways – #31802

Day: Wednesday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Alex Anderson
Level: All Levels

Member: $24 Retail: $30


In this interactive presentation, Alex will guide you through many different appliqué techniques – everything you wanted to learn but were afraid to ask or attempt! She will break down and simplify the basic steps for raw-edge, machine needle-turn, hand needle-turn, and much more. You will gain the skills and knowledge to help you decide which style best suits your project and to utilize it with confidence, reaching your maximum creative potential on every appliqué project. Learn from a pro and amaze yourself and others with the results! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

alexandersonquilts.com

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Basic, Beautiful, Blue-Ribbon Binding, #31809

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Basic, Beautiful, Blue-Ribbon Binding

Basic, Beautiful, Blue-Ribbon Binding – #31809

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: David Taylor
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


Binding your quilt should not put you in a bind. With one secret weapon and accurate trimming, David will demonstrate how you can ensure your quilt will be squared up and will hang straight on the wall. David’s lectures are fun and full of great tips for even better quiltmaking. This is an event you do not want to miss! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Eleven Cool Things Every Quilter Should Know, #31805

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Eleven Cool Things Every Quilter Should Know

Eleven Cool Things Every Quilter Should Know – #31805

Day: Thursday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels

Member: $24 Retail: $30
(Plus Handout Fee)


This popular lecture combines tons of “a-ha” moments that will leave you wondering why you didn’t know these cool tricks before. Don’t think of this as a typical lecture; Ricky’s Master Class Lectures are true learning events, but you won’t leave with a UFO – and there is no supply list! Don’t miss this chance to learn Ricky’s favorite quilting secrets! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Flour Sacks Make Better Underwear: The History of Flour Sacks as Fabric, #31807

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Flour Sacks Make Better Underwear: The History of Flour Sacks as Fabric

Flour Sacks Make Better Underwear: The History of Flour Sacks as Fabric – #31807

Day: Friday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Alma Moates
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


Come learn, laugh, and look at some wonderful flour sack items. Alma will take you through the history of using sacks such as flour sacks and feed sacks as fabric. Sacks were used in quilts, clothing, and more! You may even know someone who once wore a flour sack dress. Come see all sorts of creative uses of sacks as you’re taken back in time for some stones from the past. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Free-Motion Mastery in a Month, #31812

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Free-Motion Mastery in a Month

Free-Motion Mastery in a Month – #31812

Day: Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: RaNae Merrill
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


Master the fundamentals of free-motion quilting one day and one block at a time. In this lecture, RaNae breaks down the process of learning free-motion quilting into individual skills that you can put together for quilting success. Because you’re practicing the right things, the right way, in the right order, you really can learn to do free-motion quilting in as little as a month. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Photographing Quilts: Easy Tips and Tricks, #31811

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Photographing Quilts: Easy Tips and Tricks

Photographing Quilts: Easy Tips and Tricks – #31811

Day: Saturday, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


Would you like to know the dos and don’ts of taking quilt photos on your own when you can’t get professional assistance? Ricky shares insights on how to do it and how to be sure your quilt submissions have the best chance possible when being juried by photos. Included will be guidance on taking style shots, flat shots, and detail shots. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

rickytims.com

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Secrets for Successful Fabric Selection, #31808

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Secrets for Successful Fabric Selection

Secrets for Successful Fabric Selection – #31808

Day: Friday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Alex Anderson
Level: All Levels

Member: $24 Retail: $30


Everyone loves a trip to the quilt shop, but choosing just the right fabrics can be challenging. Join Alex on a virtual fabric shopping spree as she shares her secrets for smart, successful fabric selection. Whether seeking the perfect combo for a special quilt or simply shopping to enrich your stash, you’ll collect tons of tips for making your next project sing! Alex will share great ideas for working with your current stash as well. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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The Power and Secrets of Color, #31810

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The Power and Secrets of Color

The Power and Secrets of Color – #31810

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Melinda Bula
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


Have you ever wanted to build your confidence in knowing how to pick just the right colors? Why is it that some people can just gravitate to the right color and others struggle? Learn how the artist looks at color and the science behind color. Melinda will demonstrate how this color magic works and give you more color confidence than you had before. Learn some color tricks that are sure to help you when making your next quilt. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Threadology 101 with Superior Threads, #31803

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Threadology 101 with Superior Threads

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads – #31803

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Superior Threads Certified Threadologist
Level: All Levels

Member: $8 Retail: $10


Have you ever looked at the beautiful threads in your quilt shop and thought “I’d have no clue how to use that?” This is the lecture for you! If you’ve experienced frustration when deciding what type of thread to use or how to incorporate decorative or specialty threads, you’re not alone. A Certified Superior Threadologist will teach you about thread, needles, and tension so you can finally get to work with those beautiful threads. Supplies are not required for a lecture, but you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Women’s Work is Never Done, #31804

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Women's Work is Never Done

Women’s Work is Never Done – #31804

Day: Thursday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Gerald Roy
Level: All Levels

Member: $12 Retail: $15


Women’s Work is Never Done has been a popular event at AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah for many years. This year, Gerald will exhibit some of the classic tops that have been favorites throughout the years, as well as many of the classic antique quilt tops from the Pilgrim/Roy collection dating from 1840 to 1940. Come and enjoy this history-rich lecture that is sure to please! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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