An Evening with Susan Cleveland and Her Eclectic Quilt Pageant, #SUSAN

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An Evening with Susan Cleveland and Her Eclectic Quilt Pageant

An Evening with Susan Cleveland and Her Eclectic Quilt Pageant – #SUSAN

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $28 Retail: $35


Join one of the world’s most enthusiastic personalities for oohs, aahs, and laughter to learn a plethora of tips to increase accuracy and add fresh, interesting details with piping, prairie points, heavy threads, and embellishments. See how to take show pieces to new levels and add charming surprises to simple pieces. Susan will share real-live quilts with close-ups through the projector, so you are sure to see oodles of detail. You may recognize many quilts as winners in AQS Paducah shows and International Quilt Festivals in Houston! Don’t miss out on this good time!

piecesbewithyou.com

Be Inspired to Try Something New: A Trunk Show, #11805

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Be Inspired to Try Something New: A Trunk Show

Be Inspired to Try Something New: A Trunk Show – #11805

Day: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Sally Manke
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Join award-winning fiber artist Sally Manke for a up-close look at her work. Enjoy a lighthearted presentation on what sparks her designs, what techniques she uses, and special materials and tips for you to create your own masterpiece. See a parade of quilts using confetti art, raw-edge appliqué, fiber painting, and mixed media techniques. These original designs will inspire you to step out of your box to try something new. You’ll even have a chance to ask questions about your own work. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

sallymanke.com

Blooming Feathered Star Quilt: Piecing Perfect Points, #17114f

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Blooming Feathered Star Quilt: Piecing Perfect Points

Blooming Feathered Star Quilt: Piecing Perfect Points – #17114f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110


This is the perfect class for any quilter wanting to improve their piecing. Nancy will walk students through step-by-step instructions with rotary cutting and piecing techniques for making accurate triangle squares. Her methods make short work of this tricky-looking block, and you’ll be so proud of what you can accomplish!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

nancymahoney.com

 

Bullseye Quilt: Foundation Paper Piecing, #17105f

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Bullseye Quilt: Foundation Paper Piecing

Bullseye Quilt: Foundation Paper Piecing – #17105f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 101C
Teacher: Becky Goldsmith
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


This eye-catching block is easier to make than it looks. Come to class and learn the techniques that make foundation paper piecing fun! You will work on one 20″ x 20″ block in class. Choose fabrics and colors for your own block to set the mood you want, either traditional or modern. You can repeat blocks to make a bigger quilt, or you can use this block alone or as a center medallion.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

pieceocake.com

 

Cup of Tea Collage Quilt: Understand Color and Value, #14509

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Cup of Tea Collage Quilt: Understand Color and Value

Cup of Tea Collage Quilt: Understand Color and Value – #14509

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join the collage quilt tea party! Learn the principles of collage quilts through making CUP OF TEA, an intermediate still life art quilt. Topics covered will be supplies and products, principles of color theory, and methodology for making gorgeous collage quilts. You’ll love making this adorable piece, and you’ll leave with the confidence to make collage quilts again and again!

collagequilter.com

 

Dresden Bursts Quilt: A Twist on Tradition, #17113f

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Dresden Bursts Quilt: A Twist on Tradition

Dresden Bursts Quilt: A Twist on Tradition – #17113f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Double-pointed Dresdens wrapped over the quilt’s edge put a contemporary spin on this longtime favorite and eliminates the need for a traditional appliquéd circle in the center! Learn Susan’s tips for turning wedge points and using foundation sew & flip to assemble perfectly flat rings. Learn to ditch-stitch Dresdens accurately to a quilted quilt for a time-saving, modern, and dynamic Dresden quilt!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

piecesbewithyou.com

 

English Paper Piecing: History, Techniques, and Trunk Show, #11803

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English Paper Piecing: History, Techniques, and Trunk Show

English Paper Piecing: History, Techniques, and Trunk Show – #11803

Day: Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Jennifer Lee
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Come find out what all the fuss is about with English Paper Piecing! English Paper Piecing dates back to the late 1700s, when hexagon quilts became popular in England. The technique involves basting fabrics over paper templates and then sewing the shapes together by hand. In this one-hour lecture, Jen will discuss the basic tools needed as well as techniques, including how to cut the fabric, baste the pieces, and hand sew them together, along with tips and tricks to make your projects shine. You’ll see examples of successful quilts and be inspired to try new things with English Paper Piecing in your own quilts! Come for a fun and insightful learning experience and leave with the confidence to tackle English Paper Piecing. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

redthreadstudio.com

Harvest Collage Quilt: Learn “Block Collage” Quiltmaking, #14508

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Harvest Collage Quilt: Learn

Harvest Collage Quilt: Learn “Block Collage” Quiltmaking – #14508

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Emily and learn the principles of collage quilts as you work on your own collaged veggie quilt! HARVEST is a great project to teach you the foundations of color and design as you create a cute collection of small vegetables. You’ll leave class ready to tackle your own collage quilts at home!

collagequilter.com

 

Introduction to Japanese Sashiko Embroidery, #16505

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Introduction to Japanese Sashiko Embroidery

Introduction to Japanese Sashiko Embroidery – #16505

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Jennifer Lee
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Are you looking to learn a fun and relaxing technique that you can take with you on the go? This is the class for you! Sashiko is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching or functional embroidery from Japan. In this introductory workshop to hand sashiko, students will learn about the history of sashiko and the basic supplies needed to stitch this unique style. Jen will also show you how to work the stitch and transfer designs, as well as discuss Sashiko’s application in big-stitch hand quilting and boro, Japanese mending. Students will stitch a preprinted coaster that can be finished in class or at home. Time permitting, students will also mend clothing using sashiko stitches. Stitchers beware… Sashiko is addictive!

redthreadstudio.com

 

Jump Start Your Creativity!, #14106f

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Jump Start Your Creativity!

Jump Start Your Creativity! – #14106f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 202AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


It’s time to jump start your creativity! Join Barbara for the day and learn how to be creative and playful in your quiltmaking. A flower pattern, a variety of fabrics, and a willing spirit are all you need to create this beautiful and unique piece. Turned-edge machine appliqué will also be demonstrated.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

 

Landscape Confetti Art Quilt, #14507

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Landscape Confetti Art Quilt

Landscape Confetti Art Quilt – #14507

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Sally Manke
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


See color, proportion, depth, and shadows through an art teacher’s eyes. In this fun and eye-opening class, you’ll create a woodland scene with confetti-cut fabrics “painted” on quilt batting. Layers and layers of tiny bits of batik and hand-dyed fabrics create a beautiful landscape. Fussy-cut trees, rocks, and flowers will be added before topping with a layer of tulle. Return home to free-motion quilt and embellish your masterpiece. You can bring a photo to work from or borrow one from the instructor.

sallymanke.com

 

Majesty LeMoyne Quilt: Piece Brilliant Log Cabin and LeMoyne Star Blocks, #17112f

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Majesty LeMoyne Quilt: Piece Brilliant Log Cabin and LeMoyne Star Blocks

Majesty LeMoyne Quilt: Piece Brilliant Log Cabin and LeMoyne Star Blocks – #17112f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103A
Teacher: Michelle Renee Hiatt
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Join Michelle and make this radiant and colorful quilt featuring her brand-new pattern! Michelle alternates the Majesty LeMoyne with the first block her grandmother ever taught her to make, the Log Cabin. Learn Michelle’s fun and easy methods for strip piecing and use your scraps, precuts, or favorite yardage! This class will teach you how to utilize Studio 180 Design’s Rapid-Fire LeMoyne Star® and Tucker Trimmer III®. This is a class not to be missed!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

sewonthego.net

 

Mermaid Quilt: Painting with Ink Pencils and More, #16106f

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Mermaid Quilt: Painting with Ink Pencils and More

Mermaid Quilt: Painting with Ink Pencils and More – #16106f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Linda M. Poole
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Come enjoy the day as Linda teaches you her techniques for fabric painting with inks, ink pencils, and ink blocks. Learn how to paint, blend, and shade your Mesmerizing Mermaid and start on your way to a stunning wallhanging. There is no need to know how to paint beforehand. Linda teaches everyone from beginners to those who are “in the know” and looking to add techniques to their repertoire. You’ll love finding your inner artist in this fun and enriching class.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

lindampoole.com

 

Pebbles, Echoes, Crosshatches, Oh My! Fillers on the Longarm, #18508

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Pebbles, Echoes, Crosshatches, Oh My! Fillers on the Longarm

Pebbles, Echoes, Crosshatches, Oh My! Fillers on the Longarm – #18508

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 102AB
Teacher: Lisa Hagstoz Calle
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(Plus Kit Fee)


With so many fills to choose from, how do we decide which ones to use to complement our design? Come explore the wide array of fills and learn how to select the appropriate one for the job. Lisa will delve into how to choose the correct scale for the fill, and even how to choose the right thread for the job. Don’t let your fillwork be an afterthought. With a little planning, these amazing fills will make your quilt shine! Don’t miss this chance to build your quilt library with some beautiful stitches.

lisahcalle.com

 

Perfect Plumes: Feathers on the Longarm, #18513

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Perfect Plumes: Feathers on the Longarm

Perfect Plumes: Feathers on the Longarm – #18513

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102AB
Teacher: Lisa Hagstoz Calle
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(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. Lisa loves making them 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.

lisahcalle.com

 

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads, #11806

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Threadology 101 with Superior Threads

Threadology 101 with Superior Threads – #11806

Day: Friday, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: A Superior Threads Threadologist
Level: All Levels
Member: $8 Retail: $10


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

 

Use Your Fabric Panels! Create a Custom Layout, #11804

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Use Your Fabric Panels! Create a Custom Layout

Use Your Fabric Panels! Create a Custom Layout – #11804

Day: Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Ruth Ann Berry
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Do you have beautiful fabric panels at home but don’t know what to do with them? This is the lecture for you! Join Ruth Ann and learn how to draft custom layouts to feature a favorite panel or large-scale fabric. She will show you how to design a quilt that goes beyond traditional straight-line setting, and you’ll see plenty of examples that will inspire you to create your own one-of-a-kind quilt using fabric panels. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quiltersclinic.com

 

VIP Quilt Tour (Second Offering), #TOUR2

VIP Quilt Tour (Second Offering)

VIP Quilt Tour (Second Offering) – #TOUR2

Day: Friday, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Location: Show Entrance
Teacher: Liz Hammonds
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Be the first to see the winning quilts and get a special up-close tour with AQS Director of Education Liz Hammonds. Enjoy an intimate tour of the Special Exhibits and learn where each quilt came from and the inspiration behind the artwork. You’ll get a chance to ask questions and get up-close photographs of the quilts before class starts and the crowds roll in! Don’t miss your chance to become a know-it-all about the quilts and be first to see the amazing quilts on display!

This is the same special event as the Wednesday tour.

quiltweek.com

 

You CAN Free-Motion Quilt on a Domestic Machine! (Second Offering), #18107f

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You CAN Free-Motion Quilt on a Domestic Machine! (Second Offering)

You CAN Free-Motion Quilt on a Domestic Machine! (Second Offering) – #18107f

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Jenny K. Lyon
Level: Beginner
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to free-motion quilt on a home machine in a supportive and fun atmosphere! Jenny’s approach is simple, approachable, and encouraging. You will work on five motifs that you can put on your own quilts, and each motif will teach a skillset useful for future quilting. Jenny will share numerous quilts, photos, and samples to illustrate what is taught in class, and you’ll even learn how to create the best setup for easy free-motion quilting. You can do this; come find out how!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

quiltskipper.com

 

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