Domestic Machine Quilting: The Basics and Beyond (First Offering), #38102w

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Domestic Machine Quilting: The Basics and Beyond (First Offering)

Domestic Machine Quilting: The Basics and Beyond (First Offering) – #38102w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Cindy Seitz-Krug
Level: Beginner

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


Don’t miss your chance to spend a day with Cindy Seitz-Krug learning several of her basic machine quilting techniques. To start, students will learn the basics of using a walking foot and the many designs that can be done with simple, straight lines. Then, you will spend quite a bit of time working on three different types of free-motion feathers. Lastly, Cindy will teach her technique for background stippling. Many other things will be covered in this class, such as threads, needles, and batting. You will also learn the “order of quilting” so that when you quilt your own quilts, you’ll know which type of quilting to do first, second, and so on. Let Cindy lead the way, and you’ll learn how to easily manage your large quilts on your home sewing machine!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Domestic Machine Quilting: The Basics and Beyond (Second Offering), #38119f

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Domestic Machine Quilting: The Basics and Beyond (Second Offering)

Domestic Machine Quilting: The Basics and Beyond (Second Offering) – #38119f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Cindy Seitz-Krug
Level: Beginner

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


Don’t miss your chance to spend a day with Cindy Seitz-Krug learning several of her basic machine quilting techniques. To start, students will learn the basics of using a walking foot and the many designs that can be done with simple, straight lines. Then, you will spend quite a bit of time working on three different types of free-motion feathers. Lastly, Cindy will teach her technique for background stippling. Many other things will be covered in this class, such as threads, needles, and batting. You will also learn the “order of quilting” so that when you quilt your own quilts, you’ll know which type of quilting to do first, second, and so on. Let Cindy lead the way, and you’ll learn how to easily manage your large quilts on your home sewing machine!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Fabulous, Fusible Flowers: Zinnias Quilt, #34102w

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Fabulous, Fusible Flowers: Zinnias Quilt

Fabulous, Fusible Flowers: Zinnias Quilt – #34102w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Melinda Bula
Level: Beginner

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


Look through the eyes of an artist as Melinda shows how she builds her award-winning flower quilts. See how color and values add depth and realism to your work. You’ll learn how to layer your colors just like paint to make your flowers pop. This is a great class for art quilt beginners and veterans alike! Melinda’s easygoing and humorous teaching style will have you learning and laughing all day. Don’t miss this fun and inspiring class! You’ll make one flower in class, and Melinda will get you started on adding the other two. Please note: this class starts half an hour later than other classes; students are invited to join Melinda for the unveiling of her quilt’s mural on the floodwall outside the Convention Center at 8 a.m.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Feathers for the Timid on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #38536

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Quilting Feathers on the Sit-Down Longarm Machine

Feathers for the Timid on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine – #38536

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
Teacher: Lisa Hagstoz Calle
Level: Beginner

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


Do you have a love of feathers but feel they are out of reach? Come join Lisa as she shares the first five feathers she learned to quilt and just how easy and fun they are to execute and embellish. This class is a combination of drawing and stitching, so students are sure to find their own personal feather. You will be wowing friends and customers in no time. This is a fun hands-on class for the true beginner.

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Freehand Foundations: Bethanne’s Tips for Longarm Beginners (First Offering), #38107w

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Freehand Foundations: Bethanne's Tips for Longarm Beginners (First Offering)

Freehand Foundations: Bethanne’s Tips for Longarm Beginners (First Offering) – #38107w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Beginner

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


Are you a brand-new longarm quilter? This six-hour class will be a deep immersion into the pool of freehand quilting… but you will use the stairs! Each student will get to use their own longarm machine all day – no sharing required. Begin perfecting your ability to smoothly nest freehand shapes and transform simple shapes into more complex ones, ending with contemporary blended background fills. Next, learn perfect freehand feathers that do not rely on backtracking, making you look like a pro immediately. Finally, learn simple serpentine feathers and master tucking feathers into curls. Leave class ready to take on the freehand world! Beyond the technical skills of quilting, learn about threads, troubleshooting, and especially ergonomic safety to protect your body for years of happy quilting.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Freehand Foundations: Bethanne’s Tips for Longarm Beginners (Second Offering), #38125f

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Freehand Foundations: Bethanne's Tips for Longarm Beginners (Second Offering)

Freehand Foundations: Bethanne’s Tips for Longarm Beginners (Second Offering) – #38125f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Adams I and II Room
Teacher: Bethanne Nemesh
Level: Beginner

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


Are you a brand-new longarm quilter? This six-hour class will be a deep immersion into the pool of freehand quilting… but you will use the stairs! Each student will get to use their own longarm machine all day – no sharing required. Begin perfecting your ability to smoothly nest freehand shapes and transform simple shapes into more complex ones, ending with contemporary blended background fills. Next, learn perfect freehand feathers that do not rely on backtracking, making you look like a pro immediately. Finally, learn simple serpentine feathers and master tucking feathers into curls. Leave class ready to take on the freehand world! Beyond the technical skills of quilting, learn about threads, troubleshooting, and especially ergonomic safety to protect your body for years of happy quilting.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

whitearborquilting.com

 

Intro to Free-Motion Quilting on a Sit-Down Longarm Machine, #38105w

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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 – #38105w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Room
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 do so? Join Sarah in this hands-on class and be liberated with free-motion quilting! With a bit of humor and a lot of encouragement, Sarah 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 and 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. Two people per machine. 

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Majesty Raw-Edge Lion Quilt, #34112w

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Majesty Raw-Edge Lion Quilt

Majesty Raw-Edge Lion Quilt – #34112w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Gina Reddin
Level: Beginner

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


Learn Gina’s techniques for beautiful raw-edge appliqué and how it can be used to create fiber art! First you’ll appliqué shapes to create the image, then you’ll learn how to add depth and interest with thread painting. With a little guidance and creativity, you’ll be amazed by what you can create!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Spectacular Stars: Create with Paintstiks and Fusing, #34508

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Spectacular Stars: Create with Paintstiks and Fusing

Spectacular Stars: Create with Paintstiks and Fusing – #34508

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Truman Room
Teacher: Laura Murray
Level: Beginner

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


Even if you are a novice, you can easily create spectacular designs with Paintstiks, stamps, and fusible web. Join Laura and learn a breakthrough fusible appliqué method that removes the sewing challenge from complex designs. Students will enjoy use of Laura’s Paintstiks and stamps while learning fun coloring and fusing techniques to complete a unique design in class. You’ll be amazed by what you can create!

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Tulip Table Runner: Piece, Quilt, and Bind, #37133t

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Poppy Field Quilt: Improvisational Piecing

Tulip Table Runner: Piece, Quilt, and Bind – #37133t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Nancy McNally
Level: Beginner

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


Join Nancy for the day and complete a fun tulip quilt! It may not be springtime in Paducah this year, but we can have spring in our hearts with this beautiful tulip table runner. You’ll learn techniques for piecing, quilting, and binding as Nancy takes you step by step. You can even use your scraps! Don’t miss your chance to try your hand at rulerwork, free-motion quilting, scrap quilting, and binding while you create something you can be proud of.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

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Uncommon Values Quilt: Piece a Quilt that Pops!, #37108w

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Uncommon Values Quilt: Piece a Quilt that Pops!

Uncommon Values Quilt: Piece a Quilt that Pops! – #37108w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt II Room
Teacher: Sarah J. Maxwell
Level: Beginner

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


Light, dark, medium- can a print be all three in a single quilt? Explore how value impacts quilt design when you make simple Nine-Patch and Shoo Fly blocks to create blocks that pop and blocks that recede. You’ll be amazed by how color and value choices can affect the whole look of a quilt. Learn how to choose fabrics to accent certain areas of your quilts and make simple blocks into a stunning finished piece.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Yes, You Can Stipple! Domestic Machine Quilting, #38518

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Yes, You Can Stipple! Domestic Machine Quilting

Yes, You Can Stipple! Domestic Machine Quilting – #38518

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: McKinley Room
Teacher: David Taylor
Level: Beginner

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


This class is a fast and fun approach to learning basic free-motion quilting on your home machine. It uses a series of quilt sandwiches specifically chosen to teach the rhythm and movement that makes free-motion quilting so much fun. Students will learn how to find their own rhythm without a stitch regulator. David discusses thread types, tension, and burying the thread ends. This is a wonderful beginner’s class for newbies to learn free-motion quilting.

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