Begin Your Journey in Free-Motion Quilting on a Longarm, #68509

Begin Your Journey in Free-Motion Quilting on a Longarm – #68509

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 6/7
Teacher: Jane Hauprich
Level: Beginner
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


If you have always wanted to finish your own quilts, then start your free-motion longarming journey at the beginning with Jane Hauprich. Jane will teach you fun and easy designs that will allow you to finish your quilts with impressive results. Learn designs for every area of your quilt and start your journey in custom free-motion quilting! This is a fun and informative hands-on class.

stitchbystitchcustomquilting.com

 

Borders, Binding, and More (Second Offering) – #68507

Borders, Binding, and More (Second Offering) – #68507

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Cooper Room (Embassy Suites)
Teacher: Kris Vierra
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Tired of quilts that have more waves than Miss America? Want to learn to miter single or multiple borders without worry? Maybe you just want to spice up your same old borders and bindings with something new like scallops, flanges, or prairie points. This is the class for you! Kris will cover basic and advanced binding techniques using simple methods to guarantee mitered corners and seams. She will also discuss different sashing strip techniques, various edge finishes, and other ways to spice up your borders. Demonstration and samples will be provided.

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Fabulous and Fusible Flowers: Sunflower Quilt, #65506

Fabulous and Fusible Flowers: Sunflower Quilt – #65506

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 5
Teacher: Melinda Bula
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Make this fun and easy quilt that even a beginner can master. Learn how Melinda creates amazing fusible flowers that look like paintings without any paint. She will show you how to build your flower in layers, how to choose just the right values in your fabric, and how to make your flower look real.

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Feathers in Free-Motion: Longarm Machine Quilting, #68510

Feathers in Free-Motion: Longarm Machine Quilting – #68510

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 6/7
Teacher: Jane Hauprich
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Who doesn’t love feathers? In this class, we will learn as many feathers as we can and have fun stitching them out. You will discover how to quilt formal and traditional feathers, contemporary and spiky feathers, and everything in between! You will also explore how to do feathers in borders and how to make them fit into different areas on your quilts.

stitchbystitchcustomquilting.com

 

From Flower Photo to Finished Quilt (Lecture/Demo), #65505

From Flower Photo to Finished Quilt (Lecture/Demo) – #65505

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 4
Teacher: Melinda Bula
Level: Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


In this lecture/demo class, Melinda will show you how she takes a photograph and turns it into a beautiful flower quilt. The demo includes a PowerPoint presentation and advice on finding the right photo, making a pattern, identifying the perfect colors and values, fusing in layers, and finishing with Renegade Thread Play. You’ll laugh and learn in this in-depth look into Melinda’s process. Learn her secrets for success and follow her step-by-step techniques. You’ll love this humorous and informative afternoon, and you’ll leave with the information to make your own fabulous fused art quilts. Do not miss this look into Melinda Bula’s quiltmaking process!

melindabula.com

 

From Hands Alone: History of an Antique Quilt Collection, #62811

From Hands Alone: History of an Antique Quilt Collection – #62811

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Chris Moline
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


The quilts included in the From Hands Alone: History of an Antique Quilt Collection exhibit are selected from the collection of Chris Moline and represent items that display the artistry and innovation of quilts made by hand. Get the background information on this exhibit straight from the collector. These hand-pieced, appliquéd, and quilted items present a range of styles and time periods. Chris will talk about the makers and give as much history on each piece as is known. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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I Got It Pieced, Now What? Ideas for Quilting, #62810

I Got It Pieced, Now What? Ideas for Quilting – #62810

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Kris Vierra
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Everyone has gotten to the end of a quilt pattern and read with dread the words “Quilt as Desired.” What exactly does this mean? This class will talk about different ways to quilt your quilts, such as what quilting patterns complement piecework versus appliqué and straight lines versus curves. Kris will also discuss quilting density, which type of thread to use, and ways to plan out your quilting with minimal marking. Please bring your “trouble tops”, and Kris will talk about how to quilt as many as possible. Learn how to quilt your work from the winner of the 2018 APQS Best Movable Machine Workmanship Award at AQS QuiltWeek® – Spring Paducah. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quilterontherun.com

Pictorial Quilts: Artistry Through Appliqué (Lecture/Demo), #65504

Pictorial Quilts: Artistry Through Appliqué (Lecture/Demo) – #65504

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 4
Teacher: David Taylor
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Join David Taylor for an in-depth look into his quiltmaking process. Learn how he creates appliqué art quilts that look like paintings but only use fabric and thread. From pattern drawing to binding the quilt, every step is included in this lecture/demo event. David’s technique requires only a love of fabric and quilting and a little bit of patience. Join him for this funny and informative morning and leave with the knowledge to make your own beautiful quilts.

davidtaylorquilts.com

Resist ‘n Paint Silk Scarf: Create Your Own Fashion, #65507

Resist ‘n Paint Silk Scarf: Create Your Own Fashion – #65507

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 5
Teacher: Cynthia Wismann
Level: Beginner
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Resist ‘n Paint is an easy way to make batiking lines and designs on fabric. Cynthia will show you how to use Dye-Na-Flow® to create color on fabric and how to use water-based resist along with stencils to make a dynamic, one-of-a-kind scarf. Your family and friends will want you to make scarves for them, too! Be as playful as you wish!

fiberartchix.com

 

Scrumptious Star Stitchery: Paper Foundation Piecing, #67109f

Scrumptious Star Stitchery: Paper Foundation Piecing – #67109f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Wando Room (Embassy Suites)
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Handout Fee)


This class is especially tailored for the novice paper foundation piecer. Working with one of Gail’s designs, learn the ins and outs of this fascinating technique that enables you to stitch very complex designs with ease and accuracy.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

gailgarber.com

 

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads, #62809

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads – #62809

Day: Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Superior Threads Certified Threadologist
Level: All levels
Member: FREE Retail: FREE


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

Tile Table Runner Twins, #67110f

Tile Table Runner Twins – #67110f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 8/9
Teacher: Sue Pelland
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110


Do you have a friend who is new to quilting? Bring them with you to this fun class perfect for pairs! Whether you come alone or with a partner, you’ll love learning Sue’s quick and easy techniques for rotary cutting shapes and fusing to make a quilt. Plus, you’ll leave with something beautiful for your home! You and a friend can make two table runners or join forces to make a baby quilt. This is a great class for everyone and the perfect opportunity to bring a buddy to class. Laughs, learning, and lots of fun make this a class not to be missed! Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday. If you bring a friend to class, both people must register in order to have a seat.

suepellanddesigns.com

 

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor®, #62808

To Cover Military and Veterans Touched by War: Quilts of Valor® – #62808

Day: Friday, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Sue Reich and Ann Holte
Level: All levels
Member: FREE Retail: FREE


Attend this free lecture to learn about the Quilts of Valor Foundation® and how you can award members of your family or community with a Quilt of Valor (QOV) to thank them for their service. Discover how to make a Quilt of Valor, begin a QOV group in your area, or become a contributing member of QOVF to help fulfill the mission of “covering Military and Veterans touched by war.” QOVF president, Sue Reich and QOVF member Ann Holte will share popular quilting techniques such as quilt-as-you-go variations, “Y” seams, new patterns, and the appropriate standards for creating a Quilt of Valor along with many examples of actual quilts. Hear about “QOV: A 50 State Salute” currently on exhibit featuring quilts representing 24 states. These quilts will be awarded at The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky in February 2020. Make time to add a patriotic hexagon to a QOV in the making. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

coveringquilthistory.com

Waterfall Quilt: Picture Piecing, #67111f

Waterfall Quilt: Picture Piecing – #67111f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 10/11
Teacher: Cynthia England
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Cynthia and create one of the beautiful designs from her Scenic America series. This design is 26″ X 36″, made using the Picture Piecing technique. Learn how to create a realistic picture using only straight line stitching. Cynthia shares tips and tricks to make the process not only doable, but enjoyable!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

englanddesign.com

 

 

Yes, You Can Stipple! Domestic Machine Quilting, #68508

Yes, You Can Stipple! Domestic Machine Quilting – #68508

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Cooper Room (Embassy Suites)
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.

davidtaylorquilts.com

 

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