Fabulous, Fancy Feathers on the Longarm, #58510

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Fabulous, Fancy Feathers on the Longarm

Fabulous, Fancy Feathers on the Longarm – #58510

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery AB
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: Beginner

Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is a three-step class to help you master the beloved feather. If you are new to the longarm world or have ever wanted to learn the art of mastering feathers without the extra work of marking or the extra cost of stencils and pantograph designs, then this is the class for you. This is a free-motion class that takes you step-by-step from stem to feathered finish, with extra tips and tricks and a multitude of inside feather filler designs and spine ideas that allow you to work both sides of the feather in the same direction. The feathers learned in class may be used for borders, blocks, and sashings. So put away your feather fears and come fly with us as we master the art of the feather together!

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Intro to Free Motion Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #58102w

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Intro to Free Motion Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine

Intro to Free Motion Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #58102w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: River Overlook AB
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner

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


Have you always wanted to free-motion quilt but were too anxious to try? Join Sarah in this hands-on class and be liberated with free-motion quilting! With a bit of humor and a lot of encouragement, she will take you through a series of designs that are simple yet highly effective on your quilt tops. By the end of the class, you will surely feel more comfortable and brave with using a variety of shapes & designs in different sizes. You will be working on a sit-down BERNINA Q20 longarm machine with a partner. Use each other for feedback and bounce around quilting ideas with quilters like you. The skills taught in this class are transferable to your home domestic sewing machine.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Introduction to English Paper Piecing, #57515

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Introduction to English Paper Piecing

Introduction to English Paper Piecing – #57515

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: River Overlook CD
Teacher: Catherine Redford
Level: Beginner

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


Learn the time-honored technique of English Paper Piecing using precut card templates. You will stitch a simple flower and appliqué it to your chosen background, ready for a small pillow or mug rug. You will even be introduced to some traditional and innovative quilts for inspiration for your next project. Come learn why English Paper Piecing has stood the test of time in this fun and enlightening class.

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Longarm Machine Quilting: “Patten-ted” Tips and Tricks for the True Beginner, #58103w

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Longarm Machine Quilting:

Longarm Machine Quilting: “Patten-ted” Tips and Tricks for the True Beginner – #58103w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery AB
Teacher: Sue Patten
Level: Beginner

Member: $248 Retail: $310
(Plus Kit Fee)


After years of longarm quilting, Sue has developed a few skills that she would like to share with beginners. Everyone will get their own longarm to work with for the whole day, so get ready for a fun-filled day of hands-on learning! This class begins by covering the basics: Sue will teach you about mounting and floating, squaring off a quilt so that it is square every time, and choosing the perfect thread, needles, and batting. Then, you will learn how to master free-motion quilting so that no matter what the project is, you’ll be saying, “No problem; I can quilt that!” You’ll learn about tension, texture, and balance while getting a full day’s experience on a longarm machine, no sharing required!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Machine Quilting: The Basics, #58101w

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Machine Quilting: The Basics

Machine Quilting: The Basics – #58101w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery EF
Teacher: Sue Nickels
Level: Beginner

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


In this basic workshop, students will learn many techniques needed to master machine quilting. Sue starts with a discussion on machine quilting supplies, including thread, needles, and notions. Next, you will practice the basic techniques of straight-line and free-motion machine quilting on small quilt packages. After teaching the skills to feel confident with these techniques, Sue will show a short PowerPoint to solidify your knowledge. With Sue’s patient guidance, learn all the basic skills needed to master machine quilting on your home sewing machine.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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