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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Blue Moon Quilt: Design as You Go with Easy Curves, #37104w

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Blue Moon Quilt: Design as You Go with Easy Curves

Blue Moon Quilt: Design as You Go with Easy Curves – #37104w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Karla Alexander
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Join Karla for the day and create a fun, design-as-you-go quilt! Do not worry if you have never sewn curves before; you will learn a successful, fail-proof method! Beginners are welcome! You can audition the moon colors and sizes as you go and even make changes well into the project if you change your mind. Follow Karla’s design exactly or make the quilt your own. With some easy tips and techniques along the way, Karla will inspire you to create your own awesome and unique quilt!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Bobbin Work Beardie: Create Fiber Art with Your Bobbin, #36501

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Bobbin Work Beardie: Create Fiber Art with Your Bobbin

Bobbin Work Beardie: Create Fiber Art with Your Bobbin – #36501

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Bonnie Langenfeld
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Spend the evening with Bonnie learning a completely new technique! Students will create a darling 10” Bearded Collie while learning how to do bobbin work on their home machine. The Beardie is suitable to appliqué on any fiber art project. You’ll be amazed at the new things your bobbin can do.

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Disappearing Dresdens Quilt, #37134t

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Ringleader Quilt: Piece Perfect Rings

Disappearing Dresdens Quilt – #37134t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Double points put a contemporary spin on this long-time favorite and they eliminate the need of a traditional appliquéd circle in the center! Using quarter circles, half circles, and three-quarter circles adds another interesting bit of character. Learn Susan’s tips for turning wedge points with the Prairie Pointer Tool and use tricky piecing to assemble the arcs, circle, and background. Points are three-dimensional and design possibilities are endless! Finished quilt is 27″ x 24″.

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Equal Exchange Quilt: Sewing Curves, #37515

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Equal Exchange Quilt: Sewing Curves

Equal Exchange Quilt: Sewing Curves – #37515

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Karla Alexander
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Sewing curves has never been so much fun! You will be surprised by your success as you learn Karla’s techniques. No worries if you’re not a fan of curves or if your preference has always been straight seams. Once you master this technique, a whole new world of designs will open up to you and you’ll never fear curves again! A handout with over five additional layout possibilities will be available for you in class. Come ready to get your curves on!

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Feather Faster! Longarm Machine Quilting, #38515

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Feather Faster! Longarm Machine Quilting

Feather Faster! Longarm Machine Quilting – #38515

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Love feathers? Frustrated by how time-consuming they can be with lots of marking, planning, or rolling a quilt? Spend a few hours with Bethanne and learn to feather faster. In this hands-on class, Bethanne will teach you her unmarked, spineless, no-backtrack approach to one-pass feathering on the longarm. Learn ten feather shapes that look amazing no matter how high-contrast the quilting! Speed up your feathering without giving up that feathered look. You will leave class with instructions for completing a bird-on-a-wire wallhanging!

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Perfect Plumes: Quilting Feathers on a Domestic Machine, #38537

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Follow the Ruler: Rulerwork on the Domestic Machine (Second Offering)

Perfect Plumes: Quilting Feathers on a Domestic Machine – #38537

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Lisa Hagstoz Calle
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Feathers are considered one of the most complex and beautiful designs you can put on your quilt; no wonder they can be so daunting! Never fear: Lisa loves making feathers come to life on quilts of all shapes and sizes. Join her as she takes the mystery out of these formal beauties while taking students step-by-step from simple feathers to ones of amazing elegance and beauty.

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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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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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Mega Impact with Micro Quilting, #38522

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Mega Impact with Micro Quilting

Mega Impact with Micro Quilting – #38522

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
Teacher: Sarah Thomas
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Add dimension, interest, and personality to your quilt design with micro quilting! Feel the difference between stitch regulation settings and experiment with many designs as you stitch in miniature in this class. From microstippling to pebbles, radiator coils, and more, Sarah will help you navigate through the many miniature options and also show you how to combine average-sized designs with micro quilting to achieve a stunning finished result. Just like handwriting, everyone’s microquilting will have its own unique variations, so there’s no wrong way to achieve your micro-quilted “signature.” Sarah will 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. Two people per machine. 

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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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Ruler Basics and Beyond on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #38530

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Ruler Basics and Beyond on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine

Ruler Basics and Beyond on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #38530

Day: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
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. Two people per machine. 

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Rulers for Rookies on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #38533

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The Basics of Rulerwork on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine

Rulers for Rookies on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #38533

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
Teacher: Lisa Hagstoz Calle
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


So you’re not ready for the major leagues when it comes to working with rulers? No worries! Join Lisa in Rulers for Rookies and be ready for three full hours of ruler action. This class is a comprehensive hands-on experience incorporating not only straight edges and circles but some of the other Quilter’s Groove rulers as well. Regardless of whether you’ve never touched a ruler or just feel that your skills could use a little coaching, this class is for you! Lisa will coach her team of temporary rookies to victory while working on the Ohio Star quilt block panel. She will have you working like a pro in no time!

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Seven Sisters Simplified: No Y Seams, #37510

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Seven Sisters Simplified: No Y Seams

Seven Sisters Simplified: No Y Seams – #37510

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Marti Michell
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Learn to cut and sew this classic block with no set-in seams. The traditional Seven Sisters is a well-loved but seldom-made quilt pattern because traditionally, every seam is a Y-seam. With Marti’s method, you replace the six diamonds in each of the seven stars with one large and three small equilateral triangles. Every seam is sewn edge-to-edge. You’ll be amazed by how easy this traditional beauty can be!

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Sew on the Go: Learn Hand Piecing, #37524

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Sew on the Go: Learn Hand Piecing

Sew on the Go: Learn Hand Piecing – #37524

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Sarah J. Maxwell
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Portable and oh-sew-relaxing, you’ll be addicted to hand piecing once you’ve learned all the tips and tricks for success. Learn how to prepare fabric and then accurately transfer shapes to it, then experiment with how color and value variations can update the classic Cotton Boll block. Sarah will cover her approach to developing and auditioning color variations for a pattern and help students settle on a color scheme for their projects. Students will then stitch a small piece that can be finished as a wallhanging or a pillow, or even expanded to create a throw-size quilt.

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Sketchbook Quilting: No-Rules Free Motion, #38523

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Sketchbook Quilting: No-Rules Free Motion

Sketchbook Quilting: No-Rules Free Motion – #38523

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
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. Two people per machine. 

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Whirling Dervish Mystery Quilt, #37109t

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Whirling Dervish Mystery Quilt

Whirling Dervish Mystery Quilt – #37109t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: Kimberly Einmo
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Kimberly has done it again with another fabulous new mystery quilt design! Do you love to make mystery quilts, or does the thought of making a quilt for which you have no idea what the end result will be scare you? Fear not! Whether you are a seasoned veteran who enjoys the intrigue and suspense of not knowing the final outcome or you have never had the courage to tackle making a mystery quilt before, Kimberly’s ultra-popular mystery quilt classes and patterns are perfect for you! She has designed the entire process to be simple and stress-free so you can take a risk with your fabric selections or risk nothing at all. Step out of your “quilt comfort zone” and try something new. If your fabrics have good contrast, look great when lined up together, and match the values given in the fabric requirements table, then they’ll look beautiful when sewn together. Not sure? Simply send Kimberly a photo of your fabrics at kimberly@kimberlyeinmo.com. She’ll make sure you’re on track!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Woven Stars Quilt: Traditional Piecing with a Stunning Result, #37527

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Woven Stars Quilt: Traditional Piecing with a Stunning Result

Woven Stars Quilt: Traditional Piecing with a Stunning Result – #37527

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Nancy McNally
Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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


Learn how to take half-square triangles, slice and dice, and switcheroo to create these unique stars. Along with learning how to create the stars, you’ll also learn a special trick to create the 16-Patch found in the middle of the Star block. This is all done using a 10″ square bundle of dark to medium fabrics and yardage for background or light-colored fabric. Join Nancy for the evening and make these fun and beautiful stars.

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