All-Star Review, #STAR

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All-Star Review

All-Star Review – #STAR

Day: Wednesday, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Lecture Hall – Mezannine
Teacher: Various
Level: All Levels

Member: $24 Retail: $30


Join us for our ever-popular All-Star Review and learn techniques from many of this year’s instructors. Each instructor will give a 10-minute demonstration to all participants from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. After 7:30 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!

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Appliqué the Easy Way, #43501

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Appliqué the Easy Way

Appliqué the Easy Way – #43501

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Team Room 1
Teacher: Kathy McNeil
Level: Beginner

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Let these adorable little owls teach you how easy appliqué can be. Kathy will show you how to use the new Apliquick® method for turning your edges over Apliquick interfacing and leave the interfacing in place to create extra loft and dimension to all your appliqué shapes. Then, you will learn how to enhance the visual impact with embroidery and quilting designs. Each bird is created as a separate unit, so you can learn these easy techniques and work at your own pace. Let Kathy totally change your views on appliqué by showing you how easy it can be!

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Borders, Binding, and More! (First Offering), #48502

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Borders, Binding, and More! (First Offering)

Borders, Binding, and More! (First Offering) – #48502

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Inspire
Teacher: Kris Vierra
Level: All Levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Tired of quilts that have more waves than Miss America? Want to learn to miter single or multiple borders without worry? Maybe you just want to spice up your same old borders and bindings with something new like scallops, flanges, or prairie points. This is the class for you! Kris will cover basic and advanced binding techniques using simple methods to guarantee mitered corners and seams. She will also discuss different sashing strip techniques, various edge finishes, and other ways to spice up your borders. Demonstration and samples will be provided.

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Brooklyn Blues Quilt: Perfect Points, #47505

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Brooklyn Blues Quilt: Perfect Points

Brooklyn Blues Quilt: Perfect Points – #47505

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Integrity A
Teacher: Linda J. Hahn
Level: All Levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Discover how to take New York Beauty blocks to a new dimension with this easy-to-piece quilt. This small, manageable project allows students to learn Linda’s one-pin technique for creating perfect New York Beauty blocks. The project is designed to coordinate with many different fabric style preferences and can easily be made larger. Your foundation paper can be left in the quilt – no more ripping out! Linda will also show you how you can create a miniature quilt using the scraps and cutaways of this project quilt. 

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Glorious Hummingbirds Quilt: Picture Piecing, #47503

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Glorious Hummingbirds Quilt: Picture Piecing

Glorious Hummingbirds Quilt: Picture Piecing – #47503

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Inspire
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. It uses the Picture Piecing technique that she is known for with straight-line seams, no set-ins,” no tracing, and no pesky paper to pick out. You’ll love learning this fun and versatile technique as you create something you’ll be proud of!

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

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Hexies and Honeycombs: Get Started with English Paper Piecing

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

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Team Room 2
Teacher: Debbie Wendt
Level: Beginner

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Debbie for the morning 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, foundation 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 to learn the old and make it new!

wendtquilting.com

 

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In the Beginning: Free-Motion Quilting on a Domestic Machine, #48503

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In the Beginning: Free-Motion Quilting on a Domestic Machine

In the Beginning: Free-Motion Quilting on a Domestic Machine – #48503

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Integrity B
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. To view more of Jane’s work, click here or here.


 

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Introduction to Paints, Inks, and Foils, #46501

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Introduction to Paints, Inks, and Foils

Introduction to Paints, Inks, and Foils – #46501

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Team Room 1
Teacher: Kathy McNeil
Level: All Levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


This playful art sampler workshop will introduce you to the joys of using different art media to enhance your quilting projects. Practice painted appliqué on your preprinted parrot blocks. Kathy will demonstrate metallic Tsukineko® inks, Inktense pencils, transparent watercolor paint crayons for shading and creating gradations, opaque paints, discharging color, and foiling. Don’t miss your chance to learn how best to use each of these wonderful options on your quilts.

kathymcneilquilts.com

 

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Masterclass Retreat with Ricky Tims, #RICKY-wt

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Retreat with Ricky Tims

Masterclass Retreat with Ricky Tims – #RICKY-wt

Day: Wednesday 8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. & Thursday 8:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Lecture Hall – Mezannine
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All Levels

Member: $175 Retail: $210


Join Ricky Tims in Lancaster for an exclusive day-and-a-half event featuring six of his Masterclass lectures! Don’t be deceived into thinking these lectures are show-n-tell chit chat and an overview of quilting. Ricky Tims digs deep to deliver to you the most comprehensive learning experience you can have in two days. You will learn a multitude of techniques, methods, and projects that will inspire you and make you think completely differently about how you go about making a quilt – and there is NO SEWING. This Master Class Lecture series is for all quilters, from beginners to advanced, from traditional to contemporary, from modern to art. The course comes with the exclusive four-color syllabus and provides a heavy dose of inspiration to find the creative muse. It will build confidence and give you new ideas for all your creative endeavors. You will learn to think outside the typical quilting box. Topics covered are: Improvisational Patchwork, Convergence Quilts, Design and Composition, Designing Your Own Ideas, No Pins Precision Curved Patchwork, Fabric Dyeing Basics, Color for Quilters, Rhapsody Quilts, Beautiful Machine Appliqué, Eleven Cool Things Every Quilter Should Know, Machine Quilting Tips and Tricks, and Finding Your Creative Muse. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring pen and paper to take notes.

Registration for this 2-day class includes show admission for Wednesday and Thursday.

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Quilts Rule with Rulerwork! Domestic Machine Quilting, #48504

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Quilts Rule with Rulerwork! Domestic Machine Quilting

Quilts Rule with Rulerwork! Domestic Machine Quilting – #48504

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Integrity B
Teacher: Jane Hauprich
Level: Intermediate, Advanced

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 and intermediate and advanced quilters.

stitchbystitchcustomquilting.com

 

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Shoreline Quilt, #49141w

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Shoreline Quilt

Shoreline Quilt – #49141w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Motivate B
Teacher: Tula Pink
Level: All Levels

Member: $88 Retail: $110


Here’s your chance to create a beautiful quilt with Tula Pink! Shoreline is a simple yet stunning quilt that evokes the image of the sea as it rolls in and out. You’ll love learning Tula’s methods for quiltmaking as you build this lovely piece. Bring Tula Pink fabric or make the quilt your own with your unique fabric selections. This class is suitable for everyone, so don’t miss out!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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Spin the Wheel Quilt: A Bold and Colorful Creation, #47504

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Spin the Wheel Quilt: A Bold and Colorful Creation

Spin the Wheel Quilt: A Bold and Colorful Creation – #47504

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Integrity A
Teacher: Linda J. Hahn
Level: All Levels

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Pattern Fee)


Join Linda for the morning and make a colorful quilt that pops! Linda will have you learning and laughing as you practice how to adapt a design to eliminate set-in seams. This project goes together quite fast and is suitable for beginners and up. Learn Linda’s amazing piecing techniques as you create something new!

froghollowdesigns.com

 

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Stitch it Slow: Handwork on the Go, #47502

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Stitch it Slow: Handwork on the Go

Stitch it Slow: Handwork on the Go – #47502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Team Room 2
Teacher: Debbie Wendt
Level: Beginner

Member: $56 Retail: $70
(Plus Kit Fee)


Join Debbie for a fun and relaxing afternoon as you learn the fundamentals of piecing by hand. Learn the basics of constructing blocks that are fun and easy to carry with you. You’ll love the freedom of being able to work wherever you are, whether it’s at home, on a long trip, or in a waiting room.  Learn, go, sew!

wendtquilting.com

 

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The Fundamentals of Longarm Quilting, #48101w

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The Fundamentals of Longarm Quilting

The Fundamentals of Longarm Quilting – #48101w

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Motivate A
Teacher: Gina Perkes-Tidwell
Level: Beginner

Member: $248 Retail: $310
(Plus Kit Fee)


This class is designed for the beginning longarm quilter. Students will gain confidence in longarm quilting and begin learning how to use rulers for straight lines. Gina will begin by showing you how to set up the machine, how to get threads and tension just right, and what the best tools of the trade are. Then, she will introduce you to a wide variety of exercises which will train you to successfully execute many different designs while relaxing and having fun! Everyone will work on their own machine all day; no sharing required! Don’t miss your chance to get an all-day longarm education hands-on with Gina Perkes-Tidwell.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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VIP Quilt Exhibit Tour, #TOUR

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VIP Quilt Exhibit Tour

VIP Quilt Exhibit Tour – #TOUR

Day: Wednesday, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall Show Area
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 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!

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