Ask David Taylor and Melinda Bula: An Advice Show for Today’s Quilters!, #ADVICE

Ask David Taylor and Melinda Bula: An Advice Show for Today’s Quilters! – #ADVICE

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Melinda Bula and David Taylor
Level: All levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35

 


David Taylor and Melinda Bula are two of the quilt world’s biggest stars, and tonight they are your personal advice column! Join them for a night of laughs, stories, and honest answers about YOUR deepest quilt questions. You’ll love the humor and insight these two bring to every answer. Submit your questions, then come to the show to see what advice David and Melinda have to share. You may have your question answered live at AQS QuiltWeek®! This is a fun and inspiring night you don’t want to miss.

davidtaylorquilts.com

melindabula.com

Begin Your Journey in Free-Motion Quilting on a Home Machine, #68505

Begin Your Journey in Free-Motion Quilting on a Home Machine – #68505

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 8/9
Teacher: Jane Hauprich
Level: Beginner
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


If you have always wanted to finish your own quilts, then start your free-motion journey at the beginning. 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

 

Continuous Quilting: How to Get from Here to There, #68503

Continuous Quilting: How to Get from Here to There – #68503

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 6/7
Teacher: Kris Vierra
Level: All levels
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Do you love the look of custom quilting but feel concerned about the time and skill involved? Maybe you don’t like to start and stop but still want that personalized quilting design for your quilt? This is the class for you! Yes, you can do custom quilting fast and affordably. This class will cover how to get from one side of your quilt to the other with minimal stops and starts and little or no marking. You’ll be amazed by how easy it can be to create quilting designs that are totally customized to your unique quilt. Join Kris for the morning and leave with the confidence to quilt with a continuous line again and again!

quilterontherun.com

 

Easy Background Fills for Longarm Quilting, #68504

Easy Background Fills for Longarm Quilting – #68504

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 6/7
Teacher: Kris Vierra
Level: All levels
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Kris for the afternoon and learn how to fill in the blanks! If you’ve ever felt unsure about how to fill space in your quilts, this is the class for you. You’ll learn pebbles, swirls, feathers, flowers, flames, McTavishing, and more! No matter the quilt or the space, this class has fillers you can use again and again on your quilts or your customer’s quilts.

quilterontherun.com

 

Fabulous and Fusible Flowers: Zinnias Quilt, #65103t

Fabulous and Fusible Flowers: Zinnias Quilt – #65103t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 5
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.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

melindabula.com

 

Glorious Hummingbirds: Learn Picture Piecing, #67507

Glorious Hummingbirds: Learn Picture Piecing – #67507

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 10/11
Teacher: Cynthia England
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Colorful hummingbirds sip nectar from beautiful morning glories in Cynthia England’s 17″ x 26″ design. Join Cynthia and learn her award-winning Picture Piecing technique. She will share her tips and tricks for beautiful quilts with no curves, no set-in seams, no tracing, and no pesky papers to pull out! This technique will revolutionize your quiltmaking, and you’ll leave with something to be proud of.

englanddesign.com

 

Going Full Circle: How to Do It All in Your Quilts, #62805

Going Full Circle: How to Do It All in Your Quilts – #62805

Day: Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Cynthia Wismann
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Have you ever wondered where you fit in in the quilting world? Have you asked yourself, “Am I a piecer or a fuser? Am I a traditionalist or an art quilter?” Cynthia says, “Let’s do it all!” The quiltmaking process is fun and exciting, and there’s no reason to limit yourself. See a trunk show of quilts that range from traditional to modern and include a wealth of techniques. It’s a parade of quilts! Let Cynthia show you how you can “do it all!” Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

fiberartchix.com

Happy Birthday, America! A Trunk Show of Centennial and Bicentennial Quilts, #62804

Happy Birthday, America! A Trunk Show of Centennial and Bicentennial Quilts – #62804

Day: Thursday, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Sue Reich
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Join quilt historian and AQS Certified Appraiser Sue Reich for a trunk show and slide presentation of quilts celebrating our nation’s history. You’ll learn about Centennial and Bicentennial quilts and the role they play in telling the story of America. Then, get an up-close and in-person look at the Presidential Quilt Exhibit, which features quilts honoring Presidents from George Washington to the present day. Don’t miss this fun step into American history! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

suereichquilts.com

Introduction to Freezer Paper Foundation Piecing, #67504

Introduction to Freezer Paper Foundation Piecing – #67504

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Wando Room (Embassy Suites)
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: Beginner
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


This is the perfect class for a first-time paper piecer! Let Gail introduce you to the quickest, easiest way to piece intricate designs. Her freezer paper foundation method is quick and fun to learn. You’ll be on your way to piecing a single block of the Winding Ways pattern that can be expanded to make a full quilt or stitched into an adorable tote bag. Come pick up plenty of tips to make paper piecing fun!

gailgarber.com

 

Playing with Color: A Color Lesson and Trunk Show, #62806

Playing with Color: A Color Lesson and Trunk Show – #62806

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

 


Cindy Grisdela is an award-winning artist who is happiest in her studio surrounded by piles of colorful fabrics. In this lecture and trunk show, she will use examples of her work over the last 30 years to take away some of the mystery of choosing colors effectively for your quilts. Not sure what colors “go together?” This is the lecture to reduce your stress about color! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

cindygrisdela.com

Quilts of Valor II: Free Film Viewing, #62807

Quilts of Valor II: Free Film Viewing – #62807

Day: Thursday, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12/13
Teacher: Various
Level: All levels
Member: FREE Retail: FREE

 


Quilts of Valor® II reunites national quilting celebrities Alex Anderson, Mark Lipinski, and host Marianne Fons from the original Quilts of Valor film to work on one magnificent new Quilt of Valor. As they sew, the quilting gurus share quiltmaking tips with viewers and speak from the heart about what being involved in making quilts for veterans has come to mean to them. The program also features stories from Nebraska, California, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C., introducing viewers to the people who make Quilts of Valor and the people who receive them. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

iptv.org/quilts-of-valor

Quilts Rule with Rulerwork! Home Machine Quilting, #68506

Quilts Rule with Rulerwork! Home Machine Quilting – #68506

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 8/9
Teacher: Jane Hauprich
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Take your domestic machine free-motion quilting to the next level by adding rulerwork. You will learn how to adapt longarm rulers and use them on your domestic machine to get perfect designs and precision within your quilting. Learn which rulers work best and how to add great texture and designs to your quilts by using different rulers mixed with free-motion quilting! This is a great class for confident beginners, intermediate, and advanced quilters.

stitchbystitchcustomquilting.com

 

Ring Around the Rosy Block: Cut, Fuse, and Stitch, #63103t

Ring Around the Rosy Block: Cut, Fuse, and Stitch – #63103t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 4
Teacher: Sue Pelland
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110


Join Sue for the day and create this beautiful block from her My Magical Garden quilt! You’ll learn to cut fusible appliqué shapes with your rotary cutter without tracing! Then, fuse your pieces to a background and learn the secrets to perfect buttonhole stitching. You’ll love making this beautiful block and learning rotary cutting, fusing, and stitching skills you can use again and again in your own home! The block can be incorporated into a larger quilt or bound to make a beautiful wallhanging.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

suepellanddesigns.com

 

 

Santa Fe Stonework Quilt: Precision Piecing, #67106t

Santa Fe Stonework Quilt: Precision Piecing – #67106t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Cooper Room (Embassy Suites)
Teacher: David Taylor
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Now is your chance to learn precision piecing on your home sewing machine. Learn how to get accurate results with David’s guidelines for fabric preparation and precision cutting. Students will be able to complete one 18″ block in this full-day workshop. You’ll have a great time learning and laughing with David Taylor in this fun and eye-opening class!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

davidtaylorquilts.com

 

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Santa Pooch: Picture Piece a Furry Friend, #67508

Santa Pooch: Picture Piece a Furry Friend – #67508

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 10/11
Teacher: Cynthia England
Level: All levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


This cute Christmas weenie dog has attitude! Learn the Picture Piecing technique from the lady that developed it. This is not foundation-pieced! It is sewn with straight seams and is such a fun and forgiving process! You’ll be amazed by what you can accomplish with Cynthia’s award-winning technique, and you’ll love making this fast and easy quilt. The completed quilt will be 26½” x 18½”.

englanddesign.com

 

Something Fishy: Easy Paper Piecing, #67505

Something Fishy: Easy Paper Piecing – #67505

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Wando Room (Embassy Suites)
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Come make this cute little fishy in rainbow-bright colors! This design is perfect for a baby quilt or a wallhanging. Students will learn several different paper piecing techniques in this single block that contains several elements: Flying Geese, Pointy Dudes, simple appliqué, and 3D design. A pattern will be provided for a larger quilt so you can expand on your new skills at home. Registration includes the March 2017 issue of AQ Magazine with this pattern printed inside.

gailgarber.com

 

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