All-Star Review, #STAR

All-Star Review

All-Star Review – #STAR

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Various
Level: All Levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30


Join us for our ever-popular All-Star Review and learn techniques from many of this year’s instructors. Each instructor will give a 10-minute demonstration to all participants from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. After 6:30 p.m., meet the instructors and purchase their books, patterns, and tools. You can even get an autograph or two. A booklet with printed handouts is provided to each participant. This event always sells out fast, so hurry and get your tickets today!

quiltweek.com

An Evening with Nancy Mahoney: Making Traditional Quilts, #NANCY

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An Evening with Nancy Mahoney: Making Traditional Quilts

An Evening with Nancy Mahoney: Making Traditional Quilts – #NANCY

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: All Levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35


Nancy Mahoney has been making traditional quilts for over 35 years. In this fun and lighthearted trunk show and slide show, you’ll hear how Nancy’s love of vintage quilts has influenced her approach to quilting and how her quilts have evolved since 1987. You’ll see award-winning quilts as well as quilts that have been featured on the covers of magazines. Nancy will share her spin on quiltmaking, from traditional to modern. She’ll include tips for making scrappy quilts and creating wonderful secondary designs. Learn how to choose colors for any design and how to use value to make dazzling quilts. Don’t miss this entertaining and inspiring evening with Nancy.

nancymahoney.com

 

An Evening with Susan Cleveland and Her Eclectic Quilt Pageant, #SUSAN

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An Evening with Susan Cleveland and Her Eclectic Quilt Pageant

An Evening with Susan Cleveland and Her Eclectic Quilt Pageant – #SUSAN

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35


Join one of the world’s most enthusiastic personalities for oohs, aahs, and laughter to learn a plethora of tips to increase accuracy and add fresh, interesting details with piping, prairie points, heavy threads, and embellishments. See how to take show pieces to new levels and add charming surprises to simple pieces. Susan will share real-live quilts with close-ups through the projector, so you are sure to see oodles of detail. You may recognize many quilts as winners in AQS Paducah shows and International Quilt Festivals in Houston! Don’t miss out on this good time!

piecesbewithyou.com

Attic Windows Quilt: Fun with Miters and Sashings, #17506

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Attic Windows Quilt: Fun with Miters and Sashings

Attic Windows Quilt: Fun with Miters and Sashings – #17506

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Susan’s mitering technique and built-in sashing for Attic Windows makes this block so much easier than traditional piecing! You’ll produce beautiful results and forget any fear of mitered corners. Join Susan for the morning and learn techniques for borders and miters that you’ll use in your quilts again and again! This is a class you don’t want to miss.

piecesbewithyou.com

 

Backyard Birds Quilt: Learn Needleturn Appliqué, #13101t

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Backyard Birds Quilt: Learn Needleturn Appliqué

Backyard Birds Quilt: Learn Needleturn Appliqué – #13101t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Becky Goldsmith
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Who can resist a perky bird? This needleturn hand appliqué class focuses on the invisible appliqué stitch, outer points, inner and outer curves, small shapes, and off-the-block stitching. You’ll love learning from Becky as you create this bright and beautiful bird, and you’ll leave with the confidence to make your own appliqué quilts by hand! The block finishes at 12″ x 12″.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

pieceocake.com

 

Bag Making 101: Learn the Best Methods, Tools, and Techniques (Lecture/Demo), #12502

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Bag Making 101: Learn the Best Methods, Tools, and Techniques (Lecture/Demo)

Bag Making 101: Learn the Best Methods, Tools, and Techniques (Lecture/Demo) – #12502

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Jessica VanDenburgh
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Has bagmaking got you feeling a bit challenged and overwhelmed? Join Jessica in this super informative sit-down, casual lecture/demo to learn all about bagmaking! You’ll learn about interfacing, hardware, bag styles, zippers, and so much more. Bring your questions and feel free to share your success stories (or even the not-so-successful for some friendly advice). Jessica has been a bagmaker & pattern designer for over 14 years, and she loves teaching others about bags! You’ll have a great time learning from Jessica, who infuses humor and energy into all her classes. Stop in for the afternoon and become a bagmaking pro!

sewmanycreationsny.com

 

Be Inspired to Try Something New: A Trunk Show, #11805

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Be Inspired to Try Something New: A Trunk Show

Be Inspired to Try Something New: A Trunk Show – #11805

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Sally Manke
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Join award-winning fiber artist Sally Manke for a up-close look at her work. Enjoy a lighthearted presentation on what sparks her designs, what techniques she uses, and special materials and tips for you to create your own masterpiece. See a parade of quilts using confetti art, raw-edge appliqué, fiber painting, and mixed media techniques. These original designs will inspire you to step out of your box to try something new. You’ll even have a chance to ask questions about your own work. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

sallymanke.com

Birds on a Wire Quilt: Learn the Geese on Edge Technique, #17510

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Birds on a Wire Quilt: Learn the Geese on Edge Technique

Birds on a Wire Quilt: Learn the Geese on Edge Technique – #17510

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Michelle Renee Hiatt
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Join Michelle for this fun and information-packed class and learn a variation of the Geese on Edge technique. You’ll start with a simple square, add logs, add a goose, and repeat. There are lots of possible variations! The Birds on a Wire pattern offers four different variations and four sizes using the same technique and fabric. This is a fabulous project to use scraps on! You’ll love improving your piecing and learning a great new technique with Michelle.

sewonthego.net

 

Bullseye Quilt: Foundation Paper Piecing, #17105f

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Bullseye Quilt: Foundation Paper Piecing

Bullseye Quilt: Foundation Paper Piecing – #17105f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 101C
Teacher: Becky Goldsmith
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


This eye-catching block is easier to make than it looks. Come to class and learn the techniques that make foundation paper piecing fun! You will work on one 20″ x 20″ block in class. Choose fabrics and colors for your own block to set the mood you want, either traditional or modern. You can repeat blocks to make a bigger quilt, or you can use this block alone or as a center medallion.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

pieceocake.com

 

Cactus Collage Quilt: Put a Fine Point on Your Skills!, #14502

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Cactus Collage Quilt: Put a Fine Point on Your Skills!

Cactus Collage Quilt: Put a Fine Point on Your Skills! – #14502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


The Cactus Collage Quilt class is an excellent introduction to creating an art quilt with an understanding of values and color theory. Learn Emily’s methods for creating a quilt with depth and dimension using her unique preprinted cotton foundation panel. Join Emily and make a fun and eye-opening collage quilt!

collagequilter.com

 

Color and Quilting 101, #15502

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Color and Quilting 101

Color and Quilting 101 – #15502

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Michelle Renee Hiatt
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


The purpose of this workshop is to arm you with the tools and knowledge to build your own color plans for your blocks, quilts, and other projects. Learn how to make the most of your fabric choices to create the effects you’re looking for. Whether you’re a traditional quilter or modern quilter, you’ll improve your skills and sharpen your eye. This workshop will include an audio-visual component and hands-on fabric play! Michelle will discuss how to identify a fabric’s overall color, shading, and tone, then show you how to read and use the Color Wheel. Explore Analogous, Complementary, Split-Complementary, and Triadic color plans in fabric! Appreciate colors that just naturally look good together! You’ll dive deep into your stash and figure out how to arrange your fabric, analyze your fabric, and augment your stash with wise purchases. By the end of class, you will look at your fabrics in a whole new way.  

sewonthego.net

 

Cup of Tea Collage Quilt: Understand Color and Value, #14509

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Cup of Tea Collage Quilt: Understand Color and Value

Cup of Tea Collage Quilt: Understand Color and Value – #14509

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join the collage quilt tea party! Learn the principles of collage quilts through making CUP OF TEA, an intermediate still life art quilt. Topics covered will be supplies and products, principles of color theory, and methodology for making gorgeous collage quilts. You’ll love making this adorable piece, and you’ll leave with the confidence to make collage quilts again and again!

collagequilter.com

 

Dancing Feathers: Composition with Fabric, #15101w

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Dancing Feathers: Composition with Fabric

Dancing Feathers: Composition with Fabric – #15101w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Design a whimsical “Fancy Dancer” piece with Barbara’s expert guidance. You will start by cutting lots of feathers using acrylic templates, then learn how to use the fabric as your paintbrush to create one-of-a-kind artwork. The fabric is your guide; learn to explore it for just the right lines, color, and texture for the feathers. Translate your feathers into a composition filled with transparencies and depth. You may even turn your feathers into flower petals! See what emerges in this fun and enlightening all-day class.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

 

Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential, #11802

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Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential

Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential – #11802

Day: Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Each person came into the world with an innate way of expressing their creativity. The art of discovering and manifesting one’s unique expression is the topic of this lecture. Great artists bring their full energy and uniqueness to each piece. The process of creating beautiful quilts with joy and purpose is an exhilarating experience, and the framework quilting offers is a good place to begin the creative journey. This exploration enables one to discover inner truths and travel beyond boundaries to begin the process of designing outside the lines. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

Diamonds in the Sky Quilt: Piece Brilliant Diamonds, #17515

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Diamonds in the Sky Quilt: Piece Brilliant Diamonds

Diamonds in the Sky Quilt: Piece Brilliant Diamonds – #17515

Day: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 101C
Teacher: Michelle Renee Hiatt
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Michelle designed this dazzling quilt for Studio 180 Design. DIAMONDS IN THE SKY creates a brilliant four-piece diamond that really radiates, plus a beautiful alternating block that gives this quilt dimension and allows it to shine! If you want high contrast, use assorted bright fabrics for your Diamonds and a dark or light background. Learn how to use Deb Tucker’s Corner Beam® as you make this fun quilt. The class will include step-by-step instructions for use of the Corner Beam®, as well as tips on matching points and piecing on-point quilts. You’ll also learn strip piecing techniques and general machine piecing hints and tips that you’ll use again and again. This quilt shimmers!

sewonthego.net

 

Dresden Bursts Quilt: A Twist on Tradition, #17113f

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Dresden Bursts Quilt: A Twist on Tradition

Dresden Bursts Quilt: A Twist on Tradition – #17113f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Double-pointed Dresdens wrapped over the quilt’s edge put a contemporary spin on this longtime favorite and eliminates the need for a traditional appliquéd circle in the center! Learn Susan’s tips for turning wedge points and using foundation sew & flip to assemble perfectly flat rings. Learn to ditch-stitch Dresdens accurately to a quilted quilt for a time-saving, modern, and dynamic Dresden quilt!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

piecesbewithyou.com

 

English Paper Piecing: History, Techniques, and Trunk Show, #11803

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English Paper Piecing: History, Techniques, and Trunk Show

English Paper Piecing: History, Techniques, and Trunk Show – #11803

Day: Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Jennifer Lee
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Come find out what all the fuss is about with English Paper Piecing! English Paper Piecing dates back to the late 1700s, when hexagon quilts became popular in England. The technique involves basting fabrics over paper templates and then sewing the shapes together by hand. In this one-hour lecture, Jen will discuss the basic tools needed as well as techniques, including how to cut the fabric, baste the pieces, and hand sew them together, along with tips and tricks to make your projects shine. You’ll see examples of successful quilts and be inspired to try new things with English Paper Piecing in your own quilts! Come for a fun and insightful learning experience and leave with the confidence to tackle English Paper Piecing. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

redthreadstudio.com

Freeform Funky Castles: Get Creative with Fabric, #14504

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Freeform Funky Castles: Get Creative with Fabric

Freeform Funky Castles: Get Creative with Fabric – #14504

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Join Barbara for the afternoon and let the fabric be your guide as you create these spontaneous and fun wallhangings! Barbara will show you how to explore your fabrics for shape, color, texture, and shading so that while you’re working on this fun quilt, you’re also learning key skills for all your future quiltmaking. Don’t miss your chance for fun, fusing, and new information all in one three-hour class.

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

 

Free-Motion Feathers Four Ways on a Domestic Machine, #18106t

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Free-Motion Feathers Four Ways on a Domestic Machine

Free-Motion Feathers Four Ways on a Domestic Machine – #18106t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Jenny K. Lyon
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn how to create beautiful feathers to add to your own quilts. You’ll work on four different kinds of feathers that can be used on traditional, modern, contemporary, or art quilts. You CAN do feathers! Those with some free-motion experience will enjoy this class, but Jenny will break it down into baby steps that make creating feathers simple, easy, and fun for everyone!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

quiltskipper.com

 

From Sublime to Ridiculous! A Trunk Show, #11801

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From Sublime to Ridiculous! A Trunk Show

From Sublime to Ridiculous! A Trunk Show – #11801

Day: Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Teddy Pruett
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


It’s time to get creative! This trunk show illustrates exciting ways to venture from the mundane. Teddy will share a traditional quilt followed by one in the same pattern that’s a little out of the box, then yet another quilt that blows the box completely out of the water! Many of the non-traditional examples are Teddy’s own nationally-award-winning artworks. Audience participation is always welcome! This lecture will wow you and inspire you to let your creativity shine. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

teddypruett.com

Granny’s Big-Block Stars: Piecing a Traditional Beauty, #17501

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Granny's Big-Block Stars: Piecing a Traditional Beauty

Granny’s Big-Block Stars: Piecing a Traditional Beauty – #17501

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Star blocks, simple appliqué, and yo-yo flowers make this traditional-looking quilt a real beauty. Learn how to make the big-block stars using Nancy’s quick and easy piecing techniques. Fusible appliqué techniques and tips for making perfect yo-yo flowers are included in the class. If reproduction prints aren’t for you, batik prints on a dark background will make a spectacular, eye-catching quilt. Finished quilt size: 76″ x 94″.

nancymahoney.com

 

Half-Square Twisted Triangles: Use Your Precuts!, #17502

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Half-Square Twisted Triangles: Use Your Precuts!

Half-Square Twisted Triangles: Use Your Precuts! – #17502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Join Nancy in this fun and informative class. Students will learn ten different ways to make half-square triangle units! This stash-busting lap-size quilt is perfect for fat quarters (18″ x 22″) or fat eighths (9″ x 22″). The blocks are oh-so-easy to make and look great in any color combination. Finished quilt size: 53″ x 60″.

nancymahoney.com

 

Harvest Collage Quilt: Learn “Block Collage” Quiltmaking, #14508

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Harvest Collage Quilt: Learn

Harvest Collage Quilt: Learn “Block Collage” Quiltmaking – #14508

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Emily and learn the principles of collage quilts as you work on your own collaged veggie quilt! HARVEST is a great project to teach you the foundations of color and design as you create a cute collection of small vegetables. You’ll leave class ready to tackle your own collage quilts at home!

collagequilter.com

 

Jump Start Your Creativity!, #14106f

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Jump Start Your Creativity!

Jump Start Your Creativity! – #14106f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


It’s time to jump start your creativity! Join Barbara for the day and learn how to be creative and playful in your quiltmaking. A flower pattern, a variety of fabrics, and a willing spirit are all you need to create this beautiful and unique piece. Turned-edge machine appliqué will also be demonstrated.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

 

Landscape Confetti Art Quilt, #14507

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Landscape Confetti Art Quilt

Landscape Confetti Art Quilt – #14507

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 203AB
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.

sallymanke.com

 

Little Bird: Using Ink on Wholecloth, #16503

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Little Bird: Using Ink on Wholecloth

Little Bird: Using Ink on Wholecloth – #16503

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Linda M. Poole
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to paint, blend, and add whimsical details with ink pencils and inks on your wholecloth quilt top. Learn from Linda – an experienced painter and quilt instructor – how to make your quilt a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. This is a relaxing, doable, and fun project that will help you to learn how to paint on fabric!

lindampoole.com

 

Majesty LeMoyne Quilt: Piece Brilliant Log Cabin and LeMoyne Star Blocks, #17112f

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Majesty LeMoyne Quilt: Piece Brilliant Log Cabin and LeMoyne Star Blocks

Majesty LeMoyne Quilt: Piece Brilliant Log Cabin and LeMoyne Star Blocks – #17112f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103A
Teacher: Michelle Renee Hiatt
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Join Michelle and make this radiant and colorful quilt featuring her brand-new pattern! Michelle alternates the Majesty LeMoyne with the first block her grandmother ever taught her to make, the Log Cabin. Learn Michelle’s fun and easy methods for strip piecing and use your scraps, precuts, or favorite yardage! This class will teach you how to utilize Studio 180 Design’s Rapid-Fire LeMoyne Star® and Tucker Trimmer III®. This is a class not to be missed!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

sewonthego.net

 

Make an Art Quilt on the Longarm: Sari Silk Couching, #14511

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Make an Art Quilt on the Longarm: Sari Silk Couching

Make an Art Quilt on the Longarm: Sari Silk Couching – #14511

Day: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 102AB
Teacher: Sally Manke
Level: All Levels
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Come see why couching is all the rage! Discover a new way to use the longarm machine’s couching foot while creating a landscape art quilt. You’ll discover uses for sari silk ribbon, batik scraps, and novelty yarns and threads. Learn to use perspective, color, and texture to add depth to your work. You’ll love creating art on the longarm, and you’ll learn free-motion couching techniques that can be used on your domestic machine as well.

sallymanke.com

 

Mermaid Quilt: Painting with Ink Pencils and More, #16106f

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Mermaid Quilt: Painting with Ink Pencils and More

Mermaid Quilt: Painting with Ink Pencils and More – #16106f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Linda M. Poole
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Come enjoy the day as Linda teaches you her techniques for fabric painting with inks, ink pencils, and ink blocks. Learn how to paint, blend, and shade your Mesmerizing Mermaid and start on your way to a stunning wallhanging. There is no need to know how to paint beforehand. Linda teaches everyone from beginners to those who are “in the know” and looking to add techniques to their repertoire. You’ll love finding your inner artist in this fun and enriching class.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

lindampoole.com

 

Monarch Butterfly: Paint, Blend, and Shade, #16501

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Monarch Butterfly: Paint, Blend, and Shade

Monarch Butterfly: Paint, Blend, and Shade – #16501

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Linda M. Poole
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Explore wholecloth painting with Linda! You will learn to paint, blend, and shade with Derwent® Inktense pencils and pigments, then add doodle designs to your butterfly to make it your one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Learning from Linda, an experienced painter and quilt instructor, will make this a class to remember and give you the confidence to use this technique again and again. She promises that “anyone can do this!”

lindampoole.com

 

Perfectly Pretty Hexie Garden: Needleturn Appliqué, #13102w

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Perfectly Pretty Hexie Garden: Needleturn Appliqué

Perfectly Pretty Hexie Garden: Needleturn Appliqué – #13102w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Becky Goldsmith
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Becky for the day and learn how to create beautiful needleturn appliquéd circles and stems in your very own “Perfectly Pretty Hexie Garden.” Becky will take you step by step as you learn her proven methods for perfectly turned edges. You’ll love letting your creativity shine as you make this block your own with your personal fabric and color choices. Don’t miss your chance to perfect your appliqué skills and create something you’ll be proud of!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

pieceocake.com

 

Piping Hot Binding: Create Perfect Bindings with Added Flair, #18103t

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Piping Hot Binding: Create Perfect Bindings with Added Flair

Piping Hot Binding: Create Perfect Bindings with Added Flair – #18103t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110


Piped bindings add spark and a professional finish to any piece. Every detail of binding and tiny, perfect piping will be covered in class, with step-by-step demos and printed instructions. Machine differences will be addressed so students will be successful with their own machines. Students work on their practice piece to achieve making perfect piping, preparing the quilt, applying piping, applying binding, mitering corners, joining tails, and finishing for a show-quality back. Variations will be on display and discussed. Many major award winners are using this technique to achieve stunning results!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

piecesbewithyou.com

 

Practical Color for Quilters, #15503

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Practical Color for Quilters

Practical Color for Quilters – #15503

Day: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Becky Goldsmith
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


It’s time to finally master color! This is a fun, no-sew class filled with surprises and lots of discussion. You will play with color and value as you glue fabric to paper to make pieced blocks. Everyone puts their blocks together, and you’ll get to see what works, what doesn’t, and most importantly, how to make color work for you! This class will set you up for success in all your future quilts. Don’t miss out!

pieceocake.com

 

Precision and Panache: Learn Susan’s Favorite Techniques (Lecture/Demo), #12501

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Precision and Panache: Learn Susan's Favorite Techniques (Lecture/Demo)

Precision and Panache: Learn Susan’s Favorite Techniques (Lecture/Demo) – #12501

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


This is your chance to get up close and personal with Susan Cleveland’s techniques. Via live (and lively) projected demos, learn to add eye-catching details to quilts and increase accuracy with precision piecing, decorative threads (for quilting and appliqué), piping in seams, fancy Prairie Points, embellishing, skinny borders, and helpful tools. Susan will show plenty of quilts up close to demonstrate how you can make her methods work for you. You’ll be amazed by all the new and inspiring information packed into this three-hour lecture/demo. Bring a notebook and get ready to learn a lot!

piecesbewithyou.com

 

Simple Quilting with Style: Alternatives to Free-Motion (Lecture/Demo), #12503

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Simple Quilting with Style: Alternatives to Free-Motion (Lecture/Demo)

Simple Quilting with Style: Alternatives to Free-Motion (Lecture/Demo) – #12503

Day: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Come join this quilting masterclass! With lively projected demos, you’ll learn to prepare a quilt top for a successful finish. Discover secrets of ditch quilting, learn when and how to mark or not mark a quilt, and study stitching with heavy threads. Get excited about big-stitch hand quilting, bobbin quilting, and couched quilting! These skills empower those whose free-motion skills are less than stellar, but may be combined with free-motion quilting as well. Quilt your quilts with style and the techniques you enjoy the most!

piecesbewithyou.com

 

String of Diamonds Quilt: Use Your Scraps!, #17517

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String of Diamonds Quilt: Use Your Scraps!

String of Diamonds Quilt: Use Your Scraps! – #17517

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Teddy Pruett
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Simple yet stunning, this stash-buster quilt utilizes scraps and leftovers and is the perfect place to use your “ugly” fabrics or those pieces you bought but don’t know what to do with. Foundation-pieced rectangles, while individually unexciting, create magical effects when set together. You can’t make just one! Teddy will supply foundation papers for class. Join Teddy to try your hand at foundation piecing and make a beautiful quilt that’s unique to you! To facilitate time, precut scraps randomly any measurements between 1¼” to 2″.

teddypruett.com

 

Sublime Collage Quilt: Create an Impressionistic Art Quilt, #14105t

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Sublime Collage Quilt: Create an Impressionistic Art Quilt

Sublime Collage Quilt: Create an Impressionistic Art Quilt – #14105t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Join quilt artist Emily Taylor for the day and make this stunning SUBLIME collage quilt! Emily will teach her tricks and techniques for beautiful collage quiltmaking. You’ve seen these amazing collage quilts all over the quiltmaking scene; now it’s your turn to make one! Emily will teach you foundational concepts about color, fabric choice, and design that you can apply to all your future projects. You’ll love what you accomplish in this fun and inspiring class.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

collagequilter.com

 

Summer Heat Quilt: Learn Paper Piecing, #17509

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Summer Heat Quilt: Learn Paper Piecing

Summer Heat Quilt: Learn Paper Piecing – #17509

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 101C
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Learn how to create a stunning quilt with perfect points using paper piecing techniques. Class will encompass all aspects of paper foundation piecing, including positioning the right fabric piece, paper piecing efficiently and accurately, assembly line piecing, and accurately joining units. This is a great class whether you’re new to paper piecing or you’re a more seasoned piecer looking for a fun project. You can use fabric colors listed below, choose your own colors, or make a scrappy project!

nancymahoney.com

 

Thread Makes the Design: Freeform Quilting and Thread Techniques, #18512

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Thread Makes the Design: Freeform Quilting and Thread Techniques

Thread Makes the Design: Freeform Quilting and Thread Techniques – #18512

Day: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Give the thread top billing with freeform quilting designs and an array of beautiful threads. Students will develop new quilting designs and experience stitching them with different types and weights of thread. Learn how to add dimension and design through your machine quilting and let Barbara take the mystery out of thread selection. You will be amazed at what you can create with a sewing machine and beautiful thread!

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

 

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads, #11806

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Threadology 101 with Superior Threads

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads – #11806

Day: Friday, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: A Superior Threads 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.

superiorthreads.com

 

Under the Sea Quilt: Painting on Wholecloth, #16502

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Under the Sea Quilt: Painting on Wholecloth

Under the Sea Quilt: Painting on Wholecloth – #16502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Linda M. Poole
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Linda for an underwater adventure as you learn to color, blend, shade, outline, and paint a whimsical watercolor seahorse. Linda’s technique eliminates the need to stitch many pieces together. Instead, you will create one piece to appliqué to the oval. You will love painting with quilter friends in class, and with Linda’s expertise, you’ll leave with the confidence to paint on fabric again and again. You’ll even receive instructions for making your own designer bias tape! Don’t miss this fun and creative class.

lindampoole.com

 

Use Your Fabric Panels! Create a Custom Layout, #11804

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Use Your Fabric Panels! Create a Custom Layout

Use Your Fabric Panels! Create a Custom Layout – #11804

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Ruth Ann Berry
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Do you have beautiful fabric panels at home but don’t know what to do with them? This is the lecture for you! Join Ruth Ann and learn how to draft custom layouts to feature a favorite panel or large-scale fabric. She will show you how to design a quilt that goes beyond traditional straight-line setting, and you’ll see plenty of examples that will inspire you to create your own one-of-a-kind quilt using fabric panels. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quiltersclinic.com

 

VIP Quilt Tour (First Offering), #TOUR1

VIP Quilt Tour (First Offering)

VIP Quilt Tour (First Offering) – #TOUR1

Day: Wednesday, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Location: Show Entrance
Teacher: Liz Hammonds
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Be the first to see the winning quilts and get a special up-close tour with AQS Director of Education Liz Hammonds. Enjoy an intimate tour of the Special Exhibits and learn where each quilt came from and the inspiration behind the artwork. You’ll get a chance to ask questions and get up-close photographs of the quilts before class starts and the crowds roll in! Don’t miss your chance to become a know-it-all about the quilts and be first to see the amazing quilts on display!

This is the same special event as the Friday tour.

quiltweek.com

 

VIP Quilt Tour (Second Offering), #TOUR2

VIP Quilt Tour (Second Offering)

VIP Quilt Tour (Second Offering) – #TOUR2

Day: Friday, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Location: Show Entrance
Teacher: Liz Hammonds
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Be the first to see the winning quilts and get a special up-close tour with AQS Director of Education Liz Hammonds. Enjoy an intimate tour of the Special Exhibits and learn where each quilt came from and the inspiration behind the artwork. You’ll get a chance to ask questions and get up-close photographs of the quilts before class starts and the crowds roll in! Don’t miss your chance to become a know-it-all about the quilts and be first to see the amazing quilts on display!

This is the same special event as the Wednesday tour.

quiltweek.com

 

Whimsical Watercolor Butterfly: Painting on Fabric, #16504

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Whimsical Watercolor Butterfly: Painting on Fabric

Whimsical Watercolor Butterfly: Painting on Fabric – #16504

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Linda M. Poole
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to paint on fabric as you create this beautiful butterfly! Linda will cover all the steps you need to get comfortable with fabric painting, and you’ll leave with a beautiful piece that can be turned into a wallhanging or appliquéd onto a larger quilt. Come for a fun afternoon and expand your creativity!

lindampoole.com

 

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