An Evening with Nancy Mahoney: Making Traditional Quilts, #NANCY

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An Evening with Nancy Mahoney: Making Traditional Quilts

An Evening with Nancy Mahoney: Making Traditional Quilts – #NANCY

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


Nancy Mahoney has been making traditional quilts for over 35 years. In this fun and lighthearted trunk show and slide show, you’ll hear how Nancy’s love of vintage quilts has influenced her approach to quilting and how her quilts have evolved since 1987. You’ll see award-winning quilts as well as quilts that have been featured on the covers of magazines. Nancy will share her spin on quiltmaking, from traditional to modern. She’ll include tips for making scrappy quilts and creating wonderful secondary designs. Learn how to choose colors for any design and how to use value to make dazzling quilts. Don’t miss this entertaining and inspiring evening with Nancy.

nancymahoney.com

 

Backyard Birds Quilt: Learn Needleturn Appliqué, #13101t

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Backyard Birds Quilt: Learn Needleturn Appliqué

Backyard Birds Quilt: Learn Needleturn Appliqué – #13101t

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


Who can resist a perky bird? This needleturn hand appliqué class focuses on the invisible appliqué stitch, outer points, inner and outer curves, small shapes, and off-the-block stitching. You’ll love learning from Becky as you create this bright and beautiful bird, and you’ll leave with the confidence to make your own appliqué quilts by hand! The block finishes at 12″ x 12″.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

pieceocake.com

 

Bag Making 101: Learn the Best Methods, Tools, and Techniques (Lecture/Demo), #12502

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Bag Making 101: Learn the Best Methods, Tools, and Techniques (Lecture/Demo)

Bag Making 101: Learn the Best Methods, Tools, and Techniques (Lecture/Demo) – #12502

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Jessica VanDenburgh
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Has bagmaking got you feeling a bit challenged and overwhelmed? Join Jessica in this super informative sit-down, casual lecture/demo to learn all about bagmaking! You’ll learn about interfacing, hardware, bag styles, zippers, and so much more. Bring your questions and feel free to share your success stories (or even the not-so-successful for some friendly advice). Jessica has been a bagmaker & pattern designer for over 14 years, and she loves teaching others about bags! You’ll have a great time learning from Jessica, who infuses humor and energy into all her classes. Stop in for the afternoon and become a bagmaking pro!

sewmanycreationsny.com

 

Batik Magic: Quick and Easy Piecing, #17508

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Batik Magic: Quick and Easy Piecing

Batik Magic: Quick and Easy Piecing – #17508

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 101C
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: Beginner
Member: $56 Retail: $70


You will love making this eye-catching quilt filled with beautiful batiks. The blocks are a breeze to make with Nancy’s quick and easy piecing techniques, including tips for sewing accurate blocks and choosing fabrics. This stash-busting quilt is perfect for fat quarters (18″ x 22″) or precut strips, and would look great in any two complementary colors.

nancymahoney.com

 

Birds on a Wire Quilt: Learn the Geese on Edge Technique, #17510

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Birds on a Wire Quilt: Learn the Geese on Edge Technique

Birds on a Wire Quilt: Learn the Geese on Edge Technique – #17510

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Michelle Renee Hiatt
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Join Michelle for this fun and information-packed class and learn a variation of the Geese on Edge technique. You’ll start with a simple square, add logs, add a goose, and repeat. There are lots of possible variations! The Birds on a Wire pattern offers four different variations and four sizes using the same technique and fabric. This is a fabulous project to use scraps on! You’ll love improving your piecing and learning a great new technique with Michelle.

sewonthego.net

 

Color and Quilting 101, #15502

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Color and Quilting 101

Color and Quilting 101 – #15502

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


The purpose of this workshop is to arm you with the tools and knowledge to build your own color plans for your blocks, quilts, and other projects. Learn how to make the most of your fabric choices to create the effects you’re looking for. Whether you’re a traditional quilter or modern quilter, you’ll improve your skills and sharpen your eye. This workshop will include an audio-visual component and hands-on fabric play! Michelle will discuss how to identify a fabric’s overall color, shading, and tone, then show you how to read and use the Color Wheel. Explore Analogous, Complementary, Split-Complementary, and Triadic color plans in fabric! Appreciate colors that just naturally look good together! You’ll dive deep into your stash and figure out how to arrange your fabric, analyze your fabric, and augment your stash with wise purchases. By the end of class, you will look at your fabrics in a whole new way.  

sewonthego.net

 

Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential, #11802

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Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential

Designing Outside the Lines: How to Unlock Your Creative Potential – #11802

Day: Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $12 Retail: $15


Each person came into the world with an innate way of expressing their creativity. The art of discovering and manifesting one’s unique expression is the topic of this lecture. Great artists bring their full energy and uniqueness to each piece. The process of creating beautiful quilts with joy and purpose is an exhilarating experience, and the framework quilting offers is a good place to begin the creative journey. This exploration enables one to discover inner truths and travel beyond boundaries to begin the process of designing outside the lines. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

Feathers for the Timid: Longarm Machine Quilting, #18504

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Feathers for the Timid: Longarm Machine Quilting

Feathers for the Timid: Longarm Machine Quilting – #18504

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 102AB
Teacher: Lisa Hagstoz Calle
Level: Beginner
Member: $100 Retail: $125
(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.

lisahcalle.com

 

Freeform Funky Castles: Get Creative with Fabric, #14504

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Freeform Funky Castles: Get Creative with Fabric

Freeform Funky Castles: Get Creative with Fabric – #14504

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 203AB
Teacher: Barbara Olson
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Join Barbara for the afternoon and let the fabric be your guide as you create these spontaneous and fun wallhangings! Barbara will show you how to explore your fabrics for shape, color, texture, and shading so that while you’re working on this fun quilt, you’re also learning key skills for all your future quiltmaking. Don’t miss your chance for fun, fusing, and new information all in one three-hour class.

barbaraolsonquiltart.com

 

Free-Motion Feathers Four Ways on a Domestic Machine, #18106t

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Free-Motion Feathers Four Ways on a Domestic Machine

Free-Motion Feathers Four Ways on a Domestic Machine – #18106t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 103C
Teacher: Jenny K. Lyon
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn how to create beautiful feathers to add to your own quilts. You’ll work on four different kinds of feathers that can be used on traditional, modern, contemporary, or art quilts. You CAN do feathers! Those with some free-motion experience will enjoy this class, but Jenny will break it down into baby steps that make creating feathers simple, easy, and fun for everyone!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

quiltskipper.com

 

Little Bird: Using Ink on Wholecloth, #16503

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Little Bird: Using Ink on Wholecloth

Little Bird: Using Ink on Wholecloth – #16503

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Linda M. Poole
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to paint, blend, and add whimsical details with ink pencils and inks on your wholecloth quilt top. Learn from Linda – an experienced painter and quilt instructor – how to make your quilt a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. This is a relaxing, doable, and fun project that will help you to learn how to paint on fabric!

lindampoole.com

 

Piping Hot Binding: Create Perfect Bindings with Added Flair, #18103t

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Piping Hot Binding: Create Perfect Bindings with Added Flair

Piping Hot Binding: Create Perfect Bindings with Added Flair – #18103t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102C
Teacher: Susan Cleveland
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110


Piped bindings add spark and a professional finish to any piece. Every detail of binding and tiny, perfect piping will be covered in class, with step-by-step demos and printed instructions. Machine differences will be addressed so students will be successful with their own machines. Students work on their practice piece to achieve making perfect piping, preparing the quilt, applying piping, applying binding, mitering corners, joining tails, and finishing for a show-quality back. Variations will be on display and discussed. Many major award winners are using this technique to achieve stunning results!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

piecesbewithyou.com

 

Rulers for Rookies: Longarm Quilting, #18505

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Rulers for Rookies: Longarm Quilting

Rulers for Rookies: Longarm Quilting – #18505

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

lisahcalle.com

 

String of Diamonds Quilt: Use Your Scraps!, #17517

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String of Diamonds Quilt: Use Your Scraps!

String of Diamonds Quilt: Use Your Scraps! – #17517

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 103B
Teacher: Teddy Pruett
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70


Simple yet stunning, this stash-buster quilt utilizes scraps and leftovers and is the perfect place to use your “ugly” fabrics or those pieces you bought but don’t know what to do with. Foundation-pieced rectangles, while individually unexciting, create magical effects when set together. You can’t make just one! Teddy will supply foundation papers for class. Join Teddy to try your hand at foundation piecing and make a beautiful quilt that’s unique to you! To facilitate time, precut scraps randomly any measurements between 1¼” to 2″.

teddypruett.com

 

Sublime Collage Quilt: Create an Impressionistic Art Quilt, #14105t

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Sublime Collage Quilt: Create an Impressionistic Art Quilt

Sublime Collage Quilt: Create an Impressionistic Art Quilt – #14105t

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 201AB
Teacher: Emily Taylor
Level: All Levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Join quilt artist Emily Taylor for the day and make this stunning SUBLIME collage quilt! Emily will teach her tricks and techniques for beautiful collage quiltmaking. You’ve seen these amazing collage quilts all over the quiltmaking scene; now it’s your turn to make one! Emily will teach you foundational concepts about color, fabric choice, and design that you can apply to all your future projects. You’ll love what you accomplish in this fun and inspiring class.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

collagequilter.com

 

Summer Heat Quilt: Learn Paper Piecing, #17509

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Summer Heat Quilt: Learn Paper Piecing

Summer Heat Quilt: Learn Paper Piecing – #17509

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 101C
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Learn how to create a stunning quilt with perfect points using paper piecing techniques. Class will encompass all aspects of paper foundation piecing, including positioning the right fabric piece, paper piecing efficiently and accurately, assembly line piecing, and accurately joining units. This is a great class whether you’re new to paper piecing or you’re a more seasoned piecer looking for a fun project. You can use fabric colors listed below, choose your own colors, or make a scrappy project!

nancymahoney.com

 

Whimsical Watercolor Butterfly: Painting on Fabric, #16504

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Whimsical Watercolor Butterfly: Painting on Fabric

Whimsical Watercolor Butterfly: Painting on Fabric – #16504

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 204AB
Teacher: Linda M. Poole
Level: All Levels
Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to paint on fabric as you create this beautiful butterfly! Linda will cover all the steps you need to get comfortable with fabric painting, and you’ll leave with a beautiful piece that can be turned into a wallhanging or appliquéd onto a larger quilt. Come for a fun afternoon and expand your creativity!

lindampoole.com

 

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