Beginning Bargello: Make a Bargello Quilt, #57516

Beginning Bargello: Make a Bargello Quilt – #57516

Day: Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt I Room
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


This quilting style was originally inspired by the Bargello embroidery stitch, also called flame stitch, and it is easy to see why! The class offers a choice of three designs, and although it looks complicated, it is suitable for beginners as well as the more experienced. There will be lots of hints and tips to make construction easier. By the end of the workshop, you will not only be on the way to creating a gorgeous quilt, you will also understand how variations and more complex designs are created. You will also be able to design Bargello patterns for yourself.

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Constellation Quilt: Fun with Star Blocks, #57104w

Constellation Quilt: Fun with Star Blocks – #57104w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Handout Fee)


Create a unique constellation by making your choice of star blocks in different sizes, then scatter your own design across the quilt top. Judi will focus on ways to improve accuracy so that the small blocks look good, and she will provide lots of star designs for inspiration. This project appeals to both traditional and modern quilters and is suitable for quilters of all levels. You can create designs based on simple patterns or more challenging ones. A great variety of fabric styles and colors are suitable, so let your creativity shine! The workshop sample measures 44″ x 60″, but you can make the quilt in any shape or size you desire. Don’t want to make a whole quilt? Just bring scraps and work through the exercises to improve your piecing skills.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Modern Log Cabin: Piece Something New, #57519

Modern Log Cabin: Piece Something New – #57519

Day: Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Take the classic Log Cabin block and give it a modern twist in this cute little quilt. Not ready for a modern quilt? The design also looks good in batiks, solids, Christmas fabrics, etc., and would make a delightful baby quilt. You will start the day with a quick chat on how to sew your blocks with more accuracy, then move on to make four blocks as in the sample. However, be warned most people get hooked and want to make more blocks for a larger quilt!

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Quilted in a Flash! Walking Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine (First Offering), #58513

Quilted in a Flash! Walking Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine (First Offering) – #58513

Day: Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Van Buren Room
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


You may love to free-motion quilt yourself, or you may find it easier and more effective to “quilt by checkbook” and send tops to be longarm quilted. But what can you do with charity quilts, baby quilts for your neighbors’ relatives, or other times when you may not want to spend a lot of time or money to get a quilt finished? Judi will show you how to use the walking foot on your domestic sewing machine, combined with straight or decorative stitches, to create a host of easy designs that will allow you to get quilts finished faster and easier than you ever imagined! You may even find that you like the look of this quilting style so much that you want to use it for all your quilts.

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Quilted in a Flash! Walking Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine (Second Offering), #58521

Quilted in a Flash! Walking Foot Quilting on Your Home Machine (Second Offering) – #58521

Day: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Room
Teacher: Judi Kirk
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


You may love to free-motion quilt yourself, or you may find it easier and more effective to “quilt by checkbook” and send tops to be longarm quilted. But what can you do with charity quilts, baby quilts for your neighbors’ relatives, or other times when you may not want to spend a lot of time or money to get a quilt finished? Judi will show you how to use the walking foot on your domestic sewing machine, combined with straight or decorative stitches, to create a host of easy designs that will allow you to get quilts finished faster and easier than you ever imagined! You may even find that you like the look of this quilting style so much that you want to use it for all your quilts.

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