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!

thequiltedgoose.com

 

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For the Birds Quilt: Learn Picture Piecing, #57517

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For the Birds Quilt: Learn Picture Piecing

For the Birds Quilt: Learn Picture Piecing – #57517

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook CD
Teacher: Cynthia England
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


It’s feeding time for the chickadee, cardinal, blue jay, and goldfinch featured in this fun Picture-Pieced wall quilt by Cynthia England! Hang this wallhanging near your window, then brag to your friends that there are birds at your bird feeder around the clock. You’ll love learning how easy this piecing technique is as you create this fun and beautiful piece! 

englanddesign.com

 

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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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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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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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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.

sariditty.com

 

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Slow Stitching: Beginning Hand Stitches, #56502

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Slow Stitching: Beginning Hand Stitches

Slow Stitching: Beginning Hand Stitches – #56502

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: River Overlook EF
Teacher: Cynthia Wismann
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Slow down a little and learn simple hand stitches to make beautiful projects for quilts, home decorating, bags, and even garments. You will be stitching on a hand-painted piece of fabric big enough to make a conversation pillow. The painted design teaches you how to create movement and shadowing with threads, and you will leave class with the confidence to take hand stitching with you wherever you go.

fiberartchix.com

 

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Therapy Sewing and Designing, #57109f

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Therapy Sewing: Piecing with Scraps

Therapy Sewing and Designing – #57109f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook CD
Teacher: Cynthia Wismann
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Sewing spontaneously makes for an interesting day! Simple color suggestions, simple guidelines, and very simple instructions all come together to make a showstopper quilt. Students will organize their scraps and then rev up their sewing machines to create! This is a fun and exciting exercise to make something beautiful from scraps. You will quickly see that every scrap you have can be saved for a Therapy Day! 

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

fiberartchix.com

 

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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!

catherineredford.com

 

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