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Classes for Thursday

T100 – Appliquilting

$67.00

Cristina Arcenegui Bono

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Description: Students will learn how to appliqué and quilt at the same time with and easy and innovative method. There is no right or wrong in this class. It is a class to let your imagination run wild

Kit: This Class has no Kit

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T101 – EQ8 Designing Blocks

$40.00

Nancy Arico

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 



Class Type: Technology

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Do you have a block in mind but need an easy way to work out the math? Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) is a popular quilt designing software that has the ability to help you draw all kinds of blocks to be pieced, appliqued or paper pieced. In this class we will walk through the Block Worktable to design our own blocks through modifying stock blocks in EQ or starting from scratch. We will be using straight lines, curved lines, shapes or tracing an image. EQ8 must be loaded on your computer before class. MAC or PC.

Kit: This Class has no Kit

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T102 – Finishing Touches

$50.00

Patti Carey

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 


Kit Fee $10.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Learn professional warp-speed machine-binding. Patti guides you through a variety of binding styles to give your quilts that finishing touch.

Kit: Prepared "quilts" and binding for 3 mini quilts

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T103 – Overlapping Stars

$50.00

Barbara Cline

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Description: This is a fast project that goes together quickly. As you piece the catchy stars together you will learn how to stack and whack fabrics, how to use stripes and how to sew a triangle base layout. Size: 17" x 52"

Kit: This Class has no Kit

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T104 – Beyond the Basics Free Motion Quilting (Longarm)

$60.00

Jane Hauprich

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 



Class Type: Lonarm Lecture Demo

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Description: Don’t let the name scare you!!! If you have beginner's experience with free motion quilting, then it is time to continue your free motion journey and learn some more designs to make your quilt tops come to life. You will leave this class with more fun designs and ways to change up basic designs to give them more zing!

Kit: This Class has no Kit

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T105 – Dimensional Thread Painting with Sunflower Panel

$67.00

Joyce Hughes

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 


Kit Fee $45.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Dimensional Thread Painting class with Sunflower Panel Want to learn Dimensional Thread Painting but you think it is too hard. In this class you will start with a Beautiful Panel to Create a piece of Art! You will learn the proper steps of Dimensional Thread Painting and find it to be a fun and creative technique. Explore the various thread selection, setting up your machine for stitching techniques with free motion quilting of zig zag and straight stitching and crystals. See the fabric come to life as you sew and layer the threads on top of your design. You will use Thread as Paint –sew with different types of threads and color combinations. Learn how to create interesting texture and dimension to your quilting project. You will leave with a full knowledge of Dimensional Thread Painting and create a One of Kind piece of Art! Techniques Taught: Free Motion Quilting, Dimensional Thread Painting and Chrystal Embellishment

Kit: Panel, Batting and Muslin Threads: (17 Total) Mettler Metrosene: #9161-0778 Ivory Mettler Silk Finished Cotton 50 (Purple Spool): #9105-4000 Black - 2522- Yellow -0757 Dark Green -0163 Dark Orange -1099 Medium Green -0263 Dark Brown -0264 Dark Brown -0122 Orange Mettler Silk Finished Multi Cotton 50: #9075-9818- Mixed Greens - -9827 Mixed Yellows -9852 Mixed Browns Mettler Metallic- #7633-5833 –Green -2108- Gold Mettler Polysheen: (used for the bobbins): Green, Yellow and Brown

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T106 – Playful Portaiture: Making Patterns from Photo to Fabric

$70.00

Lyric Montgomery Kinard

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 



Class Type: Design

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Learn the secrets of making quilted portraits, from whimsical and cartoon-like silly selfie postcards to accurately proportioned quilted portraits. You will discover that it isn’t nearly as hard as you imagined. Learn to choose your photo, draft a pattern, and create a fusible appliqué quilted portrait. At the end of class, Lyric will also demonstrate how she uses technology as a tool as you get seriously silly with your selfies. This course will include two days of access to a full online course with far more content than we can cover in class, including tutorials on how to use a tablet or smartphone to speed the pattern making process.

Kit: This Class has No Kit

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T107 – Modern String Quilt

$60.00

Heather Kojan

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 


Kit Fee $10.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: : Scraps taking over your sewing space? Then spend some time during this Scrap-demic to make a Modern String Quilt. We’ll use strips of fabric scraps (string!) to make a dynamic, bold design. An optional scrappy pieced background will be taught as well as a smaller, bonus block!

Kit: Pattern

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T108 – Sofia, A Fabric Mosaic Medallion Quilt

$54.00

Cheryl Lynch

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 


Kit Fee $60.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Description: :This medallion quilt brings me back to memories of the floors while visiting churches in Italy. You can use Cheryl's new fabric line with Hoffman, called Mosaic Masterpiece , or your own choice, but the mosaic print really brings it to life. Working with strip sets helps this 40" x 40" wall hanging go together quickly.

Kit: Fabric for the top and binding, available in 2 different colorways

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T109 – Beautiful Machine Binding

$50.00

Jenny Kae Parks

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Description: Quilt binding can be challenging and frustrating for all quilters. Either it takes too long or never looks quite right. Either you have trouble joining your ends or your corners are bulky. Have no fear; it is time to learn a new way to bind your quilts. From start to finish, Jenny Kae shares her most-requested technique: machine quilt binding. With just a few tips and tools you will create fast, accurate and beautiful binding. You’ll never dread binding your quilt again!

Kit: This Class has No Kit

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T110 – Creative Crosshatching with Westalee Design Templates

$50.00

Kate Quinn

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Take your Crosshatching from just okay to Fabulous using Westalee Templates. Learn Stitch in the Ditch, Straight and Curved Crosshatching, Vanishing Point Curved Crosshatching, and Diamond Crosshatching, along with lots of tips and tricks to plan your designs and the pathways for maximum visual effect and efficiency.

Kit: You may purchase template items from the instructor, your local Sew Steady retailer, or sewsteady.com

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T111 – African Folklore Embroidery

$50.00

Leora Raikin

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 


Kit Fee $35.00



Class Type: Hand Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: A fun and creative class where we break the rules- learn basic embroidery and embelishment stitches to complete an African Folklore Embroidery design.

Kit: design, needle and had dyed variegated threads and basic instructions

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T112 – Conquer Your Fear of Sewing Curves with Cosmos

$94.00

Linda Sullivan

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 


Kit Fee $10.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Liberated slash ‘n sew strips come together in a traditional drunkard’s path block to form the gorgeous, strippy, 22 inch diameter Cosmos circle. This workshop is perfect for beginning or advanced students to learn fun, easy and wonky strip piecing while conquering their fear of sewing curves with Linda’s easy tips and tricks.

Kit: Cosmos Pattern (PDF download) - CW101

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T113 – Hand Hewn Log Cabin

$40.00

Katrina Walker

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 


Kit Fee $2.50



Class Type: Hand Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Build a beautifully reversible log cabin block - by hand! Explore the ancient art of pojagi piecework as you learn to construct a basic log cabin block with a simply elegant flat-felled seam. You'll be amazed at how easy it is to create a pieced block perfectly finished on both sides. This hand sewing technique is a great way to relax and enjoy working with your favorite fabrics.

Kit: Fully illustrated and detailed written instructions for creating the reversible log cabin block will be emailed to participants.

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T114 – Scattering Triangles

$54.00

Nancy Arico

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $12.00



Class Type: Design

Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Description: This pattern is so fun. It is made from 3 different block patterns which you can arrange into different designs. We will be using strip sets, half square triangles, and partial seams to make the blocks and then play with layouts so you can see how many of each block you will need for your desired design.

Kit: PDF Pattern

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T115 – Luminous Painted Irises

$94.00

Esterita Austin

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $16.00



Class Type: Painting

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: It’s as easy as doing a coloring book, with a few extra strokes of paint. This original technique utilizes fusible web to transfer your painted imagery to Organza. You will create a completely new and unique form of art quilt by combining and overlapping layers of paint and transferring it onto organza. This is a process at which anyone can master, you don't have to be an artist to succeed with this fun and user-friendly technique.

Kit: Transparent Organza Mistyfuse Silicon base Pattern Photo Handout

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T116 – Triangle Frenzy, Swirl, Runner, or Hexagon

$50.00

Bunnie Cleland

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

 



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Description: Use a border print to make a stunning table runner. Learn the designer's techniques. Choose some strips, cut some triangles, spin them around, rearrange them, sew them together. Table runner, mantle runner, bed runner, table topper. Long or short, large or small. The possibilities are stunning. It's a Triangle Frenzy®!

Kit: Optional Fabric Kit

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T117 – Its All About the Face Class

$50.00

Phyllis Cullen

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Description: Students will send me three photos and I will choose one with each student and create a custom pattern for each student, and send them the instructions for choosing fabrics. . I will also approve the fabrics choices by email all prior to class. Students will print the patterns and have them ready at class time. In class we will prepare, cut and fuse the portrait, I will demonstrate how to create patterns in Photoshop elements, and students will create overlays for quilting with my help, and will be able to quilt their portraits after class. I will be happy to check the overlays and critique the portraits and the quilting by email after class .

Kit: Kits are available along with generic patterns if preferred.

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T118 – Moonrise: Intro to Curved Piecing

$67.00

Bobbie Gentili

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $10.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Description: Learn to make this bold, modern quilt in your choice of wall hanging or lap size. You will learn: •How to set up your sewing machine for curved piecing. •How to cut curves using templates and rulers. •How to mark, pin, and glue baste curved pieces. •How to work with small curves. •How to assemble the moon blocks. Class will also include a discussion on fabric preparation to avoid distortion on the bias, favourite tools, and supplies to set you up for success. Students should be comfortable with their sewing machines. By the end of class, they will have at least 1 moon block assembled and have all the skills needed to finish the quilt top!

Kit: Moonrise Quilt Pattern

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T119 – Beyond the Basics Free Motion Quilting (Domestic)

$80.00

Jane Hauprich

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $20.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Intermediate

Description: Don’t let the name scare you!!! If you have beginner's experience with free motion quilting, then it is time to continue your free motion journey and learn some more designs to make your quilt tops come to life. You will leave this class with more fun designs and ways to change up basic designs to give them more zing

Kit: Preprinted Fabric Tops

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T120 – Improv Log Cabin

$60.00

Heather Kojan

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $10.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Ready to dip your toes into improvisational piecing? We’ll take a familiar traditional block – the log cabin – and make it all kinds of wonky! Learn to trust your intuition to make good choices, construct some unique blocks, and enjoy the freedom of improvisational quilting! This is a fun one!

Kit: Pattern

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T121 – Math for Quilters

$70.00

Cyndi McChesney

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $1.00



Class Type: Lecture/Demo

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Explore math for the creative quilter who wants to know how to quickly and easily figure yardages, enlarge or decrease block sizes, quilts or other projects including existing patterns. Learn to calculate borders, bindings and backings. Discover the fun of drafting quilt blocks to several sizes, as well as figuring the best way to economize fabric.

Kit: Handouts

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T122 – Moyouzashi Sashiko Essentials

$60.00

Shannon & Jason Mullett-Bowlsby

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $20.00



Class Type: Hand Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: oin the slow stitching and visible mending movement with this Moyouzashi Sashiko class. Moyouzashi – a version of the sashiko running stitch that is worked in curves or straight lines to create beautiful motifs representing traditional images from Japanese art such as waves, coins, and repeating geometric patterns - is a perfect addition to fabric alterations, clothing enhancements, and especially quilting.

Kit: Sashiko needles, Sashiko thimble, Threads, Marking pen, Fabric, Plastic grid, Handout with sashiko charts, Pre-work video (to be completed before class)

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T123 – Walking Foot Quilting - Beyond the Ditch

$80.00

Catherine Redford

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: A comprehensive overview of modern walking foot techniques for finishing your quilts on a domestic machine. Start with steps for success before making samples of many different styles including matchstick quilting, grids, altered stitches, organic curves and straight and curved line spirals.

Kit: This Class has no Kit

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T124 – Feathers for Modern Quilts

$60.00

Kathleen Riggins

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $15.00



Class Type: Longarm Lecture Demo

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Think feathers only belong on your grandmothers quilt? Think again! Despite their more traditional roots, feathers can be a great addition to modern quilts— you just might have to think about them a little differently! Kathleen shows you her favourite feather variations as well as modern uses for those feathers.

Kit: PDF copy of my book, Happily Feather After

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T126 – Compass Points

$80.00

Tammy Silvers

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $125.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine work

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Description: Are you ready to have some fun? AND create awesome Mariner’s Compass style blocks using an easy technique that marries improv piecing and traditional blocks for amazing results?! Compass Points using a fun “guided improv” technique to create lovely, long sharply pointed stars, or compass blocks, with no paper piecing or templates required. All you need to do is relax and enjoy the slightly “wonky” compass stars as you work on your project!

Optional Kit: All fabrics for the quilt top, plus the Compass Points pattern.

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T127 – Explore the World of English Paper Piecing with Hexagons

$40.00

Michele Crawford

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 


Kit Fee $20.00



Class Type: Handwork Work

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: Slow down, relax, and enjoy sewing with English Paper Piecing (EPP)! A SUPER portable project where you can sew on this project anywhere! There are MANY different shapes that are used in creating designs with fabric and thread in EPP, and hexagons are all the rage! Michele will teach you a quick and easy way to create EPP 2” wide hexagons using scraps! A short power point program on what you can make and do with hexagons will be presented for inspiration.
In Project 1, learn the basic skill in how to hand sew the 19 finished hexies together into 2 connecting rows around a center hexie; and appliqué it to a base fabric.
In Project 2, Michele will teach you a “twist” on a hexie, and how to make a diamond; and after the design is sewn together, it can be appliquéd to a base fabric.
In Project 3, learn how to sew hexagons and diamonds together to make a star.
* Please note that this is a FUN, stress free technique class so the projects will not be finished in class.

Kit: Fabric for all the shapes for the 3 projects, 8 ½” square of backing (project 1 only); paper pieces for each shape to make 3 projects; two needles (#9 and #10); thread; 3 Mini Wonder Clips; a Sewline water soluble fabric glue pen; and a pattern.

Supply List: a small sharp pair of scissors; and, if needed or desired, a thimble, portable light, magnifying glass and/or bifocals.


T128 – Explore the World of English Paper Piecing: Diamonds

$40.00

Michele Crawford

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $20.00



Class Type: Hand Work

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: Slow down, relax, and enjoy sewing with English Paper Piecing (EPP)! A SUPER portable project where you can sew on this project anywhere! There are MANY different shapes that are used in creating designs with fabric and thread in EPP, and diamonds are a FUN shape to sew by itself or connect with a triangle! Michele will teach you a quick and easy way to create EPP diamonds (they are a girl’s “best friend”) using scraps! A short power point program on what you can make and do with diamonds will be presented for inspiration. In Project 1, learn the basic skill in how to hand sew 6 diamonds, sew them together to make a star, and then add 6 connecting diamonds to make a hexagon.
In Project 2, Michele will teach you how to sew 4 small diamonds together to make a larger diamond, and then sew 6 large diamonds together to make a star.
In Project 3, learn how to sew 3 diamonds together to make a “baby block”, then sew 6 equilateral triangles to the blocks to connect them.
* Please note that this is a FUN, stress free technique class so the projects will not be finished in class.

Kit: Fabric for all the shapes for the 3 projects - paper pieces for each shape to make 3 projects; two needles (#9 and #10); thread; 3 Mini Wonder Clips; a Sewline water soluble fabric glue pen; and a pattern

Supply List: a small sharp pair of scissors; and, if needed or desired, a thimble, portable light, magnifying glass and/or bifocals.


T201 – Winters Night Flight

$100.00

Patti Laird

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $22.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Intermediate

Description: A perfect seasonal wall hanging! You can hang this before the December holidays and leave it up through February. This is a paper pieced pattern, and the pattern includes full-size foundation paper piecing templates. The blue geese and green trees are a great use for scraps and the star points come out perfect using Foundation Paper Piecing. The quilt is made of 16 squares, 4" each. The finished size is 32" square.

Optional Kit: Add-a-Quarter ruler and required templates printed on Foundation Piecing Paper. (If students do not purchase the kit, they will have to print the foundation pieces from a PDF before class begins.)

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T202 – Floral Improv

$80.00

Ellen Lindner

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

 



Class Type: Design

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: In this class you’ll learn how to make flowers without a pattern. Then, you’ll learn how to create a dynamic composition. With Ellen’s pointers on design you’ll be guaranteed to make a masterpiece. Finally, you’ll learn a quick technique for facing and finishing your quilt with NO hand sewing!

Kit: This Class has No Kit

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T203 – Planning Your Walking Foot Quilting

$100.00

Melissa Marginet

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $30.00



Class Type: Design

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: As a participant in this class, you will work with pencil and paper (or computer if you prefer). You will be guided through various exercises to help you understand the process in designing a custom quilting plan. We will start with diagrams of quilts I have designed as well as some basic traditional designs and then you will work on planning the quilting for one or more of your own projects. As a class we will work together and share ideas to come up with successful quilting plans. Based on my book, Edge-to-Edge Walking Foot Quilting Designs which is required for the class.

Kit: Book: Edge-to-Edge Walking Foot Quilting Designs

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T204 – Embellishing Printed Fabric with Thread Painting

$100.00

Nancy Prince

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

 


Kit Fee $16.00



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Black and white fabric is prevalent in most quilt shops and is a very creative option to thread paint some amazing designs. Thread painting on commercial fabric is as easy as 1.2.3. In this workshop you will learn how to blend thread to make the finished flower look realistic. With a printed design, it is easy to begin your thread painting adventure. The comprehensive video will guide you through each step of the project and is almost like having a private lesson with me. Once you have taken this class, you will never look at black and white fabric the same!!

Kit: Custom printed background fabric; (1) piece of batting; Instructional booklet

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T205 – Modern Tools Sampler

$140.00

Jennifer Rapacki

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

 



Class Type: Technology

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: Sample Photoshop Elements and Electric Quilt to see how the software can fit into your quilting toolbox. In class you will be introduced to the basic tools of the software programs using a photo in Elements and creating a quilt in Electric Quilt. For more info and samples go to: jenniferrapacki.com/sampler

Kit: This Class has No Kit

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T206 – Riffing on Tradition - Explore Design Elements with Quilt Blocks

$140.00

Maria Shell

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

 



Class Type: Design

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: In this workshop, we combine the basic design elements of art with the traditional quilt block to create interesting, new, and dynamic quilt units. The workshop begins with a presentation of design elements—line, shape, pattern, composition, motion, and color. We will look at a variety of quilts from all traditions of quilt making to see how individual makers use design elements to create original quilt compositions. From there, students will begin to stitch their own quilt blocks based on design elements.

Kit: This Class has No Kit

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T207 – Hawaiian Applique by Machine

$140.00

Sarah Ann Smith

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

 



Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Description: Hawaiian quilts are beautiful in symmetry and bold design, but hand appliqué is time-consuming. Learn to create a Hawaiian-style masterpiece in a fraction of the time. Select an 18” block pattern provided by the instructor to begin a pillow top, small wall hanging, or begin a larger quilt, or work on a 6" block in class as practice for your 18" block at home. To see a blogpost about this class, go here. Full day.

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TL01 – Timeless with a Twist - Timeless Quilt Blocks

$20.00

Michelle Renee Hiatt

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

 



Description: Explore the magic Michelle found in her Oma's under the bed box, filled with 70+ years of newspaper clipping. Learn about the 50 blocks she selected for her Timeless Series and how she went about modernized the piecing. Explore a little history, some cherished memories, and discover some beautiful blocks.


TL02 – Templates (Rulers) and Machine Quilting - A Primer Course

$20.00

Patricia Simons

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

 



Description: Are you ready to take the next step beyond stitching in the ditch and meandering with your home machine? Perhaps you have heard of a "ruler" foot you can put on your home machine to use templates when quilting? Or perhaps you have a mid- or long-arm machine and you want to try using templates? Learn the basics of machine quilting with templates; Strategies for getting really small or getting points. Get the fact and knowledge before you leap into the exciting world of templates and all the possibilities available.


TL03 – Dancing with Templates

$20.00

Patricia Simons

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 



Description: Do you dream of being able to create your own quilting designs? Are you convinced the Artistic fairy bypassed you when she was handing out talent? Learn how to move templates to create stunning designs that look complicated, but are in reality the simplest of shapes. Learn four techniques for moving templates which can be sued by all regardless of you method of quilting (hand, domestic machine, long-, mid-, or short-arm machine). Learn about how to create border designs, block designs, and even non-traditional crosshatching. Release the creativity inside of you.


TL04 – Interesting Quilts from Unusual Fabrics

$20.00

Patti Carey

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

 



Description: Have you ever wondered what to do with those panels, stripes and large prints that you see in the quilt shop or have in your stash? Using a trunk show, Patti will spark your creativity and fill your head with ideas on how to use those unusual fabrics.


TL06 – Playing with Colors

$20.00

Cindy Grisdela

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

 



Description: Cindy Grisdela is an award-winning artist who’s happiest in her studio surrounded by piles of colorful fabrics. In this presentation, she’ll use examples of her work to take away some of the mystery about choosing colors effectively for your quilts. Not sure what colors “go” together? This is the lecture to reduce your stress about color!


TL07 – Fusing Creative Worlds through Stitching and Art

$20.00

Leora Raikin

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

 



Description: Through stitches, Leora Raikin great niece of artist David Labkovski (1906-1991) and founder of African Folklore Embroidery has fused her two worlds and shares the fascinating journey of these tapestry quilts she has stitched from Vilna, Lithuania to South Africa, Europe and America and how these two pieces of mixed media art are educating audiences today about " the world that was" The visually entertaining lecture combining art, history and stitchery will leave an impact on you forever.


TL08 – Tools of the Trade - Whats New Plus My Favorite Tips

$20.00

Adele Scott

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

 



Description: A fast moving, fun lecture & demo on a wide variety of topics. Always the newest notions so this talk is always changing. From sewing machine aids to specialty rulers, appliqué tricks to perfect flying geese, what markers work and why do we need different sizes & types of pins, plus so much more… We'll solve problems, learn to save time, eliminate trouble and make sewing more enjoyable.


TL09 – Aurifilosophy - Thread Matters

$20.00

Annie Smith

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

 



Description: As quilters, we spend more time understanding our fabric than we do with another important component of our quilts: Thread. Learn the history of Aurifil threads and the process of thread making. Annie will share information all about cotton thread including weights, needle recommendations and more. Annie will show a photo collection of quilts made with the entire collection of Aurifil thread weights, designed to inspire and expand your knowledge of everything Aurifil.


TPD01 – Lets Talk About Teaching

$40.00

Linda Hahn

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 



Description: Thinking about teaching a quilt class or giving a lecture? Here's the class for you! Linda will cover how teachers evolve, teaching at shops, guilds and shows, how to deal with various student personalities, advertising, basic contract considerations, moral and ethical issues, reviews, preparing promotional materials, supply lists, playing nice with your peers, social media, resources, calendar management, shipping, life on the road, how to deal with uncomfortable situations, hotel vs. home stay, and much more. Linda will answer your questions with no sugar coating.


TPD02 – Getting Your Work Published

$34.00

Christa Watson

Location:

One day

Thursday, January 21st 2021

From 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

 



Description: Whether you are looking to partner with industry brands or trying to get your foot in the door with your favorite quilting company, make it easy for them to say yes! In this lecture, author, quilter, and fabric designer Christa Watson shares her secrets for business success. She’ll share why it’s important to NOT be a diva, how easy it is to “just ask,” and more importantly, teach you strategies to deal with rejection so that a “no” from one corner can turn into a “yes” for something else!