3-D Patchwork Fun: Transforming Tradition, #47104w

3-D Patchwork Fun: Transforming Tradition – #47104w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook EF
Teacher: Karen Combs
Level: Intermediate
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn all the tricks to take a traditional patchwork block and magically change it into a 3-D block! You will also learn how to use color to enhance the 3-D effect and how to use the blocks in many different settings. It’s so easy once you know all the tricks!

This full-day class includes show admission for Wednesday.

karenccombs.com

 

 

All-Star Review, #STAR

All-Star Review – #STAR

Day: Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ballroom D
Level: All levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30

 


Join us for our ever-popular All-Star Review and learn techniques from this year’s instructors. Each instructor will give a 10-minute demonstration to all participants from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. After 6:30 p.m., meet the instructors and purchase their books, patterns, and tools. You can even get an autograph or two. A booklet with printed handouts is provided to each participant. This event always sells out fast, so hurry and get your tickets today!

quiltweek.com

Calico Rose with Wool Appliqué, #43101w

Calico Rose with Wool Appliqué – #43101w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery EF
Teacher: Vicki McCarty
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Vicki for a morning of quilty fun and learn a new technique for string piecing. You’ll create a stunning wall quilt with hand-stitched wool appliqué and beautiful embellishments. Don’t miss this fun and unique class!

This full-day class includes show admission for Wednesday.

calicopatchdesigns.com

 

Circle and Curve Sampler Quilt, #47102w

Circle and Curve Sampler Quilt – #47102w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook AB
Teacher: Maria Shell
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100

 


Join Maria for the day and learn all the ways you can make improvisationally pieced circles and curves. While practicing these new techniques, you’ll also learn about picking a color palette and applying improvisation techniques for creating original quilts. Maria will open your mind to brand-new quiltmaking possibilities in this fun and creative class!

This full-day class includes show admission for Wednesday.

mariashell.com

 

Create an Art Quilt… by Fusing!, #45101w

Create an Art Quilt… by Fusing! – #45101w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: River Overlook AB
Teacher: Lenore Crawford
Level: All levels
Member: $88 Retail: $110
(Plus Kit Fee)


In this workshop, students will work on designing a small fused project from one of Lenore’s patterns. You will outline the pattern on freezer paper, then transfer it to a background on which the fabric design will be fused with Lenore’s easy fusing technique. Lenore will demonstrate how to add fabric painting to your design to add detail and depth. You will be amazed by the art you can create before ever going to the sewing machine!

This full-day class includes show admission for Wednesday.

lenorecrawford.com

 

EQ8: The Basics and Beyond, #49501

EQ8: The Basics and Beyond – #49501

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: River Overlook EF
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


In this class, students will learn the basics of EQ. You’ll learn how to use color tools, EQ libraries, Block worktable, and Quilt worktable. See how to set blocks in a quilt layout, add borders, and audition fabrics. Don’t miss your chance to get started with Electric Quilt.

nancymahoney.com

 

Feathered Friend: Painting on Fabric, #45502w

Feathered Friend: Painting on Fabric – #45502w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: River Overlook CD
Teacher: Linda M. Poole
Level: Beginner
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to paint, blend, and shade with Inktense Ink Pencils and Textile Acrylic Paints and make a beautiful little bird on fabric! Doodle designs get added to your bird to make it your one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Learning from Linda, an experienced painter and quilt instructor, will make this a class to remember. She promises that “anyone can do this!” Spend the day with Linda and leave with the confidence to try fabric painting again and again.

This full-day class includes show admission on Wednesday.

lindampoole.com

 

From Hands Alone: History of an Antique Quilt Collection, #42804

From Hands Alone: History of an Antique Quilt Collection – #42804

Day: Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Ballroom D
Teacher: Chris Moline
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


The quilts included in this 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 represent 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.

chrismoline.net

Granny’s Big Block Stars: Piecing a Traditional Beauty, #47503

Granny’s Big Block Stars: Piecing a Traditional Beauty – #47503

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook CD
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60

 


Star blocks, simple appliqué, and yo-yo flowers make this traditional-looking quilt a real beauty. Learn how to make the big block stars using Nancy’s quick and easy piecing techniques. Fusible appliqué techniques and tips for making perfect yo-yo flowers are included in the class. If reproduction prints aren’t for you, batik prints on a dark background will make a spectacular, eye-catching quilt. Finished quilt size: 76″ x 94″.

nancymahoney.com

 

Hexies and Honeycombs: Getting Started with English Paper Piecing, #47501

Hexies and Honeycombs: Getting Started with English Paper Piecing – #47501

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: River Overlook EF
Teacher: Debbie Wendt
Level: Beginner
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Debbie for the afternoon and get started with English Paper Piecing! Hexies and Honeycombs are great designs for any fabric choice, and they can be modern, traditional, or anywhere in between. Debbie will teach you the basics of English Paper Piecing using paper, Paper Pieces, and freezer paper. You’ll choose the method and shape that suits you and then get to work on a hand-stitching project you’ll be proud of. Come and learn the old and make it new!

wendtquilting.com

 

Jane’s Textile Treasure Garden: Stories and Trunk Show, #42803

Jane’s Textile Treasure Garden: Stories and Trunk Show – #42803

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Ballroom D
Teacher: Jane Sassaman
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Join Jane for a glimpse into the inspirations for and processes of designing fabric, from dreaming to drawing, coloring, and cutting. This is a colorful journey through the creative process. Jane will bring many quilts and accessories made with her FreeSpirit fabrics, and everyone will enjoy seeing how to use contemporary prints to make dramatic quilts. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

janesassaman.com

Longarm Quilting for Beginners: From the Group Up, #48101w

Longarm Quilting for Beginners: From the Ground Up – #48101w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery AB
Teacher: Margaret Solomon Gunn
Level: Beginner
Member: $248 Retail: $310
(Plus Kit Fee)


Whether you are considering purchasing a longarm or are just ready to learn the basics, this class is for you. In a one-on-one environment, Margaret will guide students on fundamental aspects from loading a quilt to proper tensioning and safe ergonomics to keep your body healthy. You will learn interesting background designs appropriate to your level so you can quilt happily and creatively from the front side of the longarm. Class will start with simple motifs, then Margaret will add features and new components to create complex-looking yet beginner-friendly designs. You’ll also discuss using templates and a few simple custom features all beginners can use. This class is intended to leave students with the confidence they need to quilt on their own when they go home. Spend all day learning on your own machine with one of the top longarm quilters in the industry!

One student per machine. This full-day class includes show admission for Wednesday.

mainelyquiltsoflove.com

 

Quilt Judging, Appraising, Documenting: Understanding the Difference and Removing the Mystique, #42801

Quilt Judging, Appraising, Documenting: Understanding the Difference and Removing the Mystique – #42801

Day: Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:59 a.m.
Location: Ballroom D
Teacher: Sue Reich
Level: All levels
Member: $8 Retail: $10

 


Join Sue for an in-depth look at the similarities and differences in judging, appraising, and documenting quilts. Participants will have a first-hand opportunity to actually judge, appraise, and document quilts provided by Sue, which makes this an experience not to be missed for any aspiring quilt appraiser, documenter of historic quilts, and a judge who provides constructive criticism. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

suereichquilts.com

Quilts of Valor II: Free Film Viewing, #42802

Quilts of Valor II: Free Film Viewing – #42802

Day: Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ballroom D
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

ReMARKable Hand Appliqué by Machine, #43103w

ReMARKable Hand Appliqué by Machine – #43103w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery CD
Teacher: Mark Sherman
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Mark for this reMARKable class, where you will learn his method of turned-edge machine appliqué. What you will learn in this class can be used over and over again to get stunning results. Unlike other methods of appliqué out there, your appliqué will be soft to the touch and durable. This will be a hands-on, step-by-step learning experience that you will never forget.

This full-day class includes show admission for Wednesday.

remarkablequilts.com

 

Simplified 3D Table Runner, #47517

Simplified 3D Table Runner – #47517

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook CD
Teacher: Ruth Ann Berry
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Ruth Ann for a fun afternoon and make this eye-bending 3D quilt. You’ll love learning the basics of 3D quiltmaking and your project will look beautiful on your table at home. Ruth Ann will show you how to take simple triangles and transform them into a beautiful 3D quilt.

quiltersclinic.com

 

You CAN Free-Motion Quilt on a Domestic Machine! (First Offering), #48102w

You CAN Free-Motion Quilt on a Domestic Machine! (First Offering) – #48102w

Day: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Gallery Overlook GH
Teacher: Jenny K. Lyon
Level: Beginner
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(Plus Kit Fee)


Learn to free-motion quilt in a supportive and fun atmosphere on a home machine! 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 skill set 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!

This full-day class includes show admission for Wednesday.

quiltskipper.com

 

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