Atlanta 2014 - Gwinnett Center

3/12/2014 - 3/15/2014

Gwinnett Center
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097
800-224-6422


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  Thursday, March 13, 2014
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Who’s Managing the Orphanage? Marty Moon Thursday
3/13/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2X
  Are you in charge, or are your orphan blocks and parts in charge of your sewing space? Explore the options for using orphan blocks or orphan parts t More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wonderful World of Paintstiks® Laura Murray Thursday
3/13/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5X
  Using Shiva Artist Paintsticks, learn to create subtle batik effects on plain fabrics or produce dramatic prints instead. The techniques are fun to le More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery 101: Beginner's Workshop* Barbara Moore Thursday
3/13/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6X, B22
  For first-time machine embroiderers, this is the perfect place to start. Begin with machine set-up, learn how to hoop and then complete a trio of mach More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Illusionary Bars Diane Gloystein Thursday
3/13/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
  Nothing catches the eye more than changing the surface of ordinary fabric to something illusionary! Cut one print into strips and layer it over anoth More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Modern Table Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
3/13/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
  Using a traditional chevron pattern with ¼” piecing and quilting on the serger, create this newly-designed table runner with a very moder More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Flower Power Monogrammed Tote Linda Colwell Thursday
3/13/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 9X
  This is an embroiderer’s dream – no splitting seams on this quick and easy spring tote. Stitch out a fun, 3D monogram applique in your ch More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/13/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
  Using Debby's KISS Method (Keep It Small & Simple), discover how liberating free-motion machine quilting can be. Discuss threads, batting and bast More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wired Woman Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/13/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A12X
  No, this isn’t a class about caffeine….although when you see her, you might think so. Create this whimsical pin using beautiful beads, More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Templates for Hand-Guided Quilting Perfection Pat Barry Thursday
3/13/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A13X, B29
  This is the class for people who are comfortable with free motion quilting and want to progress to using tools that help improve accuracy. Begin usin More...
   
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Cutting In...Cutting Out: The Latest One-Seam© Pants Louise Cutting Thursday
3/13/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  ‘One-Seam© Pants’© are in many designer collections. With no side seams, they are quick and easy to construct, and very comforta More...
   
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Simply Great Casual Jackets Barb Callahan Thursday
3/13/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  Sew your jackets faster and easier while maintaining the good looks you want. Barb's newest, tested and successful techniques can create a truly work More...
   
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Sewing with the Stars: Clean Sweep Debra Justice Thursday
3/13/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  Want to sew efficiently and be more organized? See a variety of sewing rooms large and small to get ideas on what works for the layout: machines, cu More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Framing the Face Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/13/14

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A11, B27
  Trying on clothes is a joy when they make you look great, but frustrating and depressing when they don’t. Remove the guesswork from sewing decis More...
   
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You Can Piece It Right Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/13/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  When connecting all those tiny pieces or making perfect points is critical, paper piecing is your answer. It’s a fun way to solve some of the pi More...
   
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The Sheath Dress Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/13/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  This wardrobe staple is “hot”. Let Kathy show you how to fit it over your various curves and construct it in a flash, fully lined, with or More...
   
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Hand Tailoring and Finishing Stitches James McFarland Thursday
3/13/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  Tailoring requires the use of a full suite of hand stitches to give beautiful results and professional finishes for each garment. Master Tailor James More...
   
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Sew Sensational Pillows Linda Lee Thursday
3/13/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
  Finally, all the fabulous techniques for creating gorgeously-embellished pillows are broken down for you into easy-to-follow how-to steps. Linda&rsquo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Knotted Scarf Alex Woodbury Thursday
3/13/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B21X
  Make an infinity scarf like no other! Sporting dozens of hand-tied knots, this is a handmade jersey knit scarf you can make in 90 minutes. Familiari More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tote-ally Sophisticated Linda Colwell Thursday
3/13/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B25X
  Start with a printed jute-look tote and discover easy ways to create with your embroidery machine, even with challenging designs and fabrics. This gl More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tints and Textiles: New Effects in Surface Design Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/13/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B28X
  Get your hands on Lutradur and T.A.P. (Transfer Artist Paper), two of the hottest new products created for surface design and art quilts. Combine a v More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hoot Owl Wool Applique Colleen Casey Thursday
3/13/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C36X
  Create a wonderful one-of-a-kind wool applique owl in class, ready to be finished as a trivet or appliqued to a larger piece of wool to become a pillo More...
   
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7 Steps to a Tailored Fly Front Zipper James McFarland Thursday
3/13/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C37X
  Master Tailor James McFarland takes the stress and confusion out of the process as he shows how fly front zippers can be easily and quickly installed More...
   
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Core Sewing Skills: The Next Set Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  Core skills are those practices you put into action every time you sew. Understanding the why, where and how is essential; practice helps you move swi More...
   
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Princess Seams and Other Busty Issues Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
  Princess seams are among the most flattering lines for all figures. They are also the easiest to alter for the bust area. Learn how the seam method of More...
   
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Style School: Texture, Fabric and You Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  I love that fabric….. but will it fit in with my other clothes? Understand the messages your fabric choices are sending as you see how the text More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Binding Basics and Beyond (BYOF) Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY
  Don’t come to a halt with your quilt projects just because you don’t know how to bind properly. This workshop will make the binding proces More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sewing Machine Smarts: Extraordinary Applique* Soni Grint Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
  Add creativity to your applique using built-in utility and decorative machine stitches. Even a satin stitch can be enhanced to add sizzle and make you More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Fashion Savvy Serger Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  Working with half-scale pieces, learn to make quick tees, pants and tanks on your serger using easy construction techniques. Add some of the newest em More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Spontaneous Quilt (BYOF) Kim Montagnese Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  Follow your muse as you make a quilt with gentle curves or dramatic angles using this surprisingly easy “Inside-Out Broken Quilting” techn More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Easy-Peasy Pineapple Table Runner (BYOF) Jean Ann Wright Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
  Fun, fast and perfect pineapple cabin blocks! No math, no measuring, no paper piecing, just strip, stitch and trim. The newly-designed Pineapple Trim More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Allover Awesome Accuracy: Edge-to-Edge or Border-to-Border Pat Barry Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY
  Part I in the Statler Stitcher® Beginner Series
Allover quilting is a quick and easy way to stitch a very simple
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Hands on Workshop English Paper Piecing: Hexies Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY
  Hexagons are once again taking the quilt world by storm! This great take-along project is perfect for making Grandmother’s Flower Garden (GFG) More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fantabulous Feathers and Fills Gina Perkes Thursday
3/13/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY
  Feathers are amazing to see, and amazing to create, too! Stylized and incredibly versatile, they allow you to find your own unique feather-work style More...
   
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Iconic American Sportswear Sandy Miller Thursday
3/13/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
 

Would you like to refresh your wardrobe, incorporating style and practicality at the same time? You might be surprised at what a good plan America More...

   
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Sew to Look Slim: Short Jacket/Long Top Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/13/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  A well-shaped jacket, constructed with proper interfacing or underlining, can perk up droopy shoulders and minimize disproportionately large arms, bus More...
   
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Machine Smarts: Sewing With Knits Debra Justice Thursday
3/13/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  Discover trouble-free techniques that make sewing with knits easy, whether starting from scratch or hemming/altering ready to wear. Learn about choos More...
   
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Fine Tune Your Sewing Skills Linda Lee Thursday
3/13/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  It’s the small things that make a difference. You know how to sew, but disappointments abound. The focus here are the fine, subtle details that More...
   
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Accessories From the Attic Barb Callahan Thursday
3/13/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D53
  Whether your treasures are in the attic or have already made it into your sewing stash, see how they can be used to bring your projects to life. Gath More...
   
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Out of the Ordinary Embroidery Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/13/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  When your fabric is not ‘average’, how do you create wonderful embroideries? See an amazing collection of items Cindy has turned into per More...
   
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Sloper Savvy Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/13/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  What is a sloper and how do I use it? Discover the advantages of having a sloper to help you in making your personal pattern alterations. Learn how t More...
   
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Hems: The Ups and Downs Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/13/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  Back to basics! Everything is hemmed, so learn the art of making them look good!  Discuss straight hems, curved hems, cuffed hems, asymmetrical More...
   
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Perfecting Ruffles, Gathers and Pleats Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/13/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  Of course she has a system for creating these fabulous details! Explore Cynthia’s approach and methods for incremental marking, multiplication More...
   
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Intricate Quilting for Show Gina Perkes Thursday
3/13/14

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
F84X
  Explore Gina’s process of creating beautiful, one of a kind quilting designs and learn how and why they can be executed on many different quilt More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ruffled Flower Neckpiece Barb Callahan Thursday
3/13/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101
  Barb and her husband have designed an innovative new loom which is used to create many items, including flowers that make the perfect embellishment fo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Impromptu Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Thursday
3/13/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F86X, G102
  Mix modern and traditional without the fuss, and wow everyone with this looks-harder-than-it-really-is quilt. A fun variation of the Disappearing Nin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Elegant Magic Box Dini Yan Thursday
3/13/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F89X, G105
  Learn to create and stitch out embroidery designs that magically transform a flat surface into a charming container! Peek behind the curtain as Dini r More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Free Motion Quilting for Art Quilts: The Workshop Helene Weber Thursday
3/13/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F90X, G106
  Discover what’s different about quilting art quilts and other types of quilts. Explore quilting techniques, from basics like battings, needles More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fitting the Four Bs: The Workshop Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/13/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F92X, G108
  Bellies, boobs, backs and butts! Experience altering for all four - singly and in combinations - without causing distortions to your pattern. Example: More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ombre: Hand Dying for Variegation June Colburn Thursday
3/13/14

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F81, G 97
  Conventional wisdom dictates: you can never own too many silks! These will be the ones you use and wear most often, with pride. Creating ombre is a More...
   
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Spyro Quilting Dusty Farrell Thursday
3/13/14

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F91, G107
  Remember making Spirographs® as a kid? Well just imagine quilting with those designs. Great for kids’ quilts, those with really bright, fun More...
   
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  Friday, March 14, 2014
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Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Tank Topping (BYOF) Alex Woodbury Friday
3/14/14

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
H117X, J136X
  Ready for a fun and practical addition to your all-year-long wardrobe? Make a scoop-neck tank without darts for no-hassle fitting, perfect for layeri More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Soft and Cuddly: Embroider a Stuffed Animal Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/14/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H118X
  Learn to hoop an unusually shaped object while making an awesome gift for a special child (or inner child). Choose from an assortment of cute animals More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Facade Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Friday
3/14/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
  A quick and easy quilt that’s sure to be among your go-to gift giving favorites! The hardest part is picking the fabrics (a layer cake and yard More...
   
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Hands on Workshop DeColourant Decor June Colburn Friday
3/14/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H120X
  Wake up tired bedroom decor with creative bed linens! Bring a pair of pillowcases to decorate with DeColourant colors and you’ll fall in love wi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pick a Pocket or Two Marty Moon Friday
3/14/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H121X
  Learn to make the two-fabric prairie points used in so many of the fun Karie Patch Designs patterns. They can be used in so many places and a variety More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Walk Before You Run: Walking Foot Machine Quilting Jane Plisga Friday
3/14/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  For beginning machine quilters or those who feel like beginners! Start by using the walking foot for quilting in ways you never thought possible. Pro More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bluebird in Spring Helene Weber Friday
3/14/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
  Discover how an artist sees the landscape as you build your own striking “first breath of spring” scene. The medium: bits of fabric cut in More...
   
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Hands on Workshop WhatchamaClutch Kim Montagnese Friday
3/14/14

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
H124X, J137X
  Create one of these fun, whimsical and definitely artful clutches from the fabric on up. You’ll spend the first half of class creating your fab More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Beauteous Blocks and Borders Gina Perkes Friday
3/14/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141
  Learn to create quilting designs to fit your borders and design one-of-a-kind block motifs as you find inspiration and the practical knowledge to make More...
   
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Pattern Prep for Alteration and Fitting Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/14/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  Start right, finish right. Discover the basic and practical steps involved in preparing your paper pattern for custom fitting and alteration. Learn w More...
   
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Cutting To The Chase: Sewing Great Garments Louise Cutting Friday
3/14/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  Modernizing your sewing techniques will help improve your finished garments. Learn how leading design houses create smooth curves, great collars and More...
   
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Color Blocking Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/14/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  The fashion forward technique of color blocking…it will transform plain garments into creative, unique color-block designs! Take your basic top More...
   
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Fashion Knits 101 Linda Lee Friday
3/14/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
  Fashion knit fabrics have a delicious drape and create elegant yet comfortable garments, but construction often brings up many questions. Master the t More...
   
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From Mockup to Paper Pattern Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/14/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129
  Making your mock-up fit is the first step, but transferring adjustments back to the paper pattern is the next. Discover reasons for tweaking the mock More...
   
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Buttons to Boast About Barb Callahan Friday
3/14/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
  Something as simple as a hand-made button can change the attitude of a garment or accessory in a flash. Learn to make your own beautiful buttons usin More...
   
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What Comes First in Fit? Lorraine Henry Friday
3/14/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  This is lots easier than the chicken or the egg riddle! Understanding the principles of adjusting patterns dictates the order of making the changes o More...
   
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Sew News Live! Sewing with Your Feet Debra Justice Friday
3/14/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J132
  Debra’s Footwork column from Sew News magazine comes to life in the classroom as she shows a wide variety of presser feet: the standard use and More...
   
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Setting in Perfectly Tailored Pockets James McFarland Friday
3/14/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J133X
  Add pockets to any skirt or pants pattern and insert them more easily than ever. See how front pockets, welt pockets and double pipe besom pockets ca More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tea for Two Apron Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/14/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J134X
  Make this adorable apron from just two dishtowels as the process of creating with your embroidery hoop gets more exciting! Learn how to do “in- More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tantalizing Tile Blocks Laura Murray Friday
3/14/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J140X
  Create unique quilt blocks inspired by Mexican hand painted ceramic tiles using Paintstiks®, stamps, and fusible web. Painted and layered shapes a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink 101 Joyce Teng Friday
3/14/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K149X
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a diverse ran More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Flower Power Monogrammed Tote Linda Colwell Friday
3/14/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K153X
  This is an embroiderer’s dream – no splitting seams on this quick and easy spring tote. Stitch out a fun, 3D monogram applique in your ch More...
   
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Hands on Workshop StarBuilder™ Sensations Laura Murray Friday
3/14/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K156X
  Create sensational no-sew designs with Paintstiks®, StarBuilder™ stamps and fusible web.  Learn a breakthrough method which puts amazin More...
   
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Easy-as-Pie Embroidery Diane Gloystein Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  Make machine embroidery easy and doable! Learn the “how, what, when and why” of choosing the perfect stabilizers. Discover the inside sec More...
   
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DIY Pants Fitting Linda Lee Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
  Not many of us enjoy the benefit of having an expert pants fitter at our fingertips, so we are left to our own devices when it comes to altering our p More...
   
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  Get comfortable with your serger! Control serger tensions with a formula that works on any serger and see factors that affect stitch quality plus some More...
   
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Sweatshirt University Connie Spurlock Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
  It’s a jam-packed course full of tips and ideas for designing one-of-a-kind jackets for adults and kids. Learn to re-use, recycle and rejoice w More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pinwheel Sampler Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K150, L166XY
  In this fun sampler, enjoy making different versions of one of the most timeless blocks in quilting:  the pinwheel.  Create eight different More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Vortex Quilt (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY
  Work with pre-cut strips to create this amazing two-color quilt using a simple acrylic template. Choose ANY COLOR! You’ll strip piece, then cut More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Coco’s Got a Brand New (Quilted) Bag Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K152, L168, M184
  Coco’s first bag was such a huge hit, Baby Lock has designed a sequel. Using classic techniques like channel quilting to create the signature lo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tie Up A Bag Barb Callahan Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K154, L170XY
  It’s silk, it’s ‘green’ and it’s creative. Use a handful of men's ties, a special closure and some decorative stitches More...
   
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Borders and Corners and More Pat Barry Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY
  Part II in the Statler Stitcher® Beginner Series
Borders are often as much of the quilt design as the center bloc
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Hands on Workshop Glorious Grids With Fillers Gina Perkes Friday
3/14/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K157, L173XY
   Fear grids and fills no more! Instead, make straight lines your best friend. Learn to use grids for both ruler work and as a guide for perfect More...
   
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Convex to Concave Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/14/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  Explore how the correct preparation of concave seams, with emphasis on identification of grainline changes, allows this important seam to be stitched More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Friday
3/14/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  Get a grip on the newest notions to make your projects easier, faster, more fun and much more creative! If you've been at the sewing machine "forever" More...
   
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Fit: Measure Like a Master Lorraine Henry Friday
3/14/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  Who fits the dressmaker? Accurate measurements are the key to getting a good fit for yourself by yourself. The four measurements listed on the pattern More...
   
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12 Sewing Skills to Master Debra Justice Friday
3/14/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  Start right at the beginning as Debra shares the skills everyone who uses a sewing machine should know: balancing your stitch and choosing correct nee More...
   
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Do It In The Hoop! Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/14/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165
  Creating with your machine embroidery hoop is so much fun --- just hoop up some stabilizer and you’re on your way. Discover ideas and how-to fo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Yellow Daylily Helene Weber Friday
3/14/14

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L169, M185
  Straight strip piecing, cutting and creatively rejoining yield the creation of a pleasing art background as you master sewing accurate long ¼&r More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Felted Zipper Art Pin Tammie Campbell Friday
3/14/14

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L172, M188
  The most interesting part of the zipper is the coil, so let it lead you, as it curls and meanders, to a shape you love. Add needle-felted wool roving, More...
   
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Classic White Shirts: Techniques for Great Results Sandy Miller Friday
3/14/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  White shirts are an American standard, including the tailored boyfriend shirt, silk tunic, sporty camp shirt and pullover tops with distinctive detai More...
   
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Fusible Applique Success Connie Spurlock Friday
3/14/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  Has your fusible fizzled out? More fusible web on your ironing board than on your applique pieces? Leave frustration behind as you discover the appli More...
   
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Pattern Drafting From Favorite Garments Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/14/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  Learn the rules for copying clothes or their best details. See how Kathy copies selected garments brought to class (maybe yours!), and shows how to re More...
   
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Business Series: Where to Begin? Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/14/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  Starting a business may seem daunting, whether it’s sewing, alterations, embroidery or more, but it is can be so rewarding. It starts with a pla More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Slashed Velvet Bag June Colburn Friday
3/14/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N196X, P212
  Velvet and beads…. what could be more glamorous? June’s ever-curious nature brings us this wonderful ‘slashed’ velvet bag. T More...
   
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Hands on Workshop One Pattern Many Looks: Pants Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/14/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N197X, P213
  Kathy will measure one lucky class member and build her custom pattern in class. Using this demonstration as the jumping off point, learn to create a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Diamonds Are Still a Girl’s Best Friend: Sweatshirt Jacket Transformation Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/14/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  Learn to take an ordinary sweatshirt and turn it into a jacket with enough bling to impress. Add a new Austrian Crystal zipper and gorgeous embroider More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Graphic Quilts that POP (BYOF) Colleen Casey Friday
3/14/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218
  Looking for a bit of POP in your next quilt? Explore Terry Atkinson's new book Graphic Mixx as you m More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Style School: Personal Color Choices Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/14/14

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N203, P219
  The colors you wear can make or break your overall appearance. Go beyond basic color theory and learn to incorporate colors that work for you as you s More...
   
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  Saturday, March 15, 2014
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Hands on Workshop Eureka Top Linda Lee Saturday
3/15/14

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Q229X, R246X
  Ready for a fun and practical addition to your all-season wardrobe? Using an easy-fit pattern, make this perfect-for-layering, scoop neck, cap sleeve More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilt-essential Quilt Starter Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/15/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q230X
  Combine quilt starters, Mylar and hooped embroidery to make a beautiful four block quilt or pillow top. Learn reverse appliqué, where the midd More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Twisted Hexagons by Machine (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Saturday
3/15/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247
  Create these large blocks using a single template and pre-cut strips. There is no handwork as in traditional English Paper Piecing, and many ways for More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pillowcases Pillowcases! (BYOF) Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
3/15/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Create two different pillowcases as you use the serger for speed and good looks. They’re so fast and easy to make, you’ll be giving them More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Julia’s Joyous Rose (BYOF) Kim Montagnese Saturday
3/15/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  Created for Kim's granddaughter, Julia Rose.... this sweet (but not too) block is a perfect place to experience Kim’s amazingly easy finished-ed More...
   
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Hands on Workshop A Scrap Bag Full of Jelly Beans (BYOF) Jean Ann Wright Saturday
3/15/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  Big and little Log Cabin blocks come together to make an innovative contemporary quilt. Cut jelly bean-colored strips and offset them with black for a More...
   
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Building Beautiful Blocks Pat Barry Saturday
3/15/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
  Part III in the Statler Stitcher® Beginner Series
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Quiltology 101 Marty Moon Saturday
3/15/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q236X
  Are you a new/beginning quilter or a "wanna be" quilter but totally perplexed when you pick up a pattern or book? Join Marty as she starts at the beg More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Freehand Filigree Dusty Farrell Saturday
3/15/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Have you refreshed your free-hand quilting lately, adding options for the new “modern” quilts? This is your chance to get a handle on the More...
   
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I Love You To Death…Now CHANGE! Louise Cutting Saturday
3/15/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  Keep those artistic juices flowing while you sew clothes you'll love to wear, as you ‘marry’ your shape and patterns together. A few patt More...
   
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Want to Earn a Little Extra? Connie Spurlock Saturday
3/15/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  Selling your creations may generate some cash, but how can you really know you’re on the right track? Immerse yourself in the tricks of the tra More...
   
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Pants: Different Cuts for Different Curves Lorraine Henry Saturday
3/15/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Some butts are flat, some are curvy.....some very and others not so much. What are YOU? Learn to make a template of your shape using a mirror, your More...
   
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Ruffles 10 Ways Debra Justice Saturday
3/15/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  Learn to make and apply ruffles quickly and easily by machine. Directions for ten different ways to make ruffles from cotton to chiffon, knits to lace More...
   
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Core Sewing Skills: The Next Set Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/15/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  Core skills are those practices you put into action every time you sew. Understanding the why, where and how is essential; practice helps you move swi More...
   
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Simply Great Casual Jackets Barb Callahan Saturday
3/15/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242
  Sew your jackets faster and easier while maintaining the good looks you want. Barb's newest, tested and successful techniques can create a truly work More...
   
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Sew Instantly Slimming Pants Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/15/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  Learn a drafting technique to make you look slimmer instantly with special stitching on the interior of your pants from hip to hip. This super-slimmi More...
   
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Business Series: How to Market Yourself Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
3/15/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  Do you know what you want and how to launch your business into the marketplace? While you get your creative juices flowing, discover some steps to fol More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric Beads Necklace Tammie Campbell Saturday
3/15/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R245X
  This smart, easy and infinitely creative bead-making technique is a great way to use up the scraps and snips on your cutting room floor. Embellished More...
   
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The Business of Longarm Quilting Gina Perkes Saturday
3/15/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R252X
  Running a longarm quilting business can be both rewarding and lucrative, though sometimes overwhelming. Gina shares her tips for running a successful More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Crochet A Rug Colleen Casey Saturday
3/15/14

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S260X
  Here is a wonderful way to use up that fabric you loved so much you bought a lot. Learn to make hundreds of yards of ‘yarn’ from your fabr More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  Get a grip on the newest notions to make your projects easier, faster, more fun and much more creative! If you've been at the sewing machine "forever" More...
   
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Make It With Lace Debra Justice Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  Lace is timeless and adds a soft romantic look and feel to fashions and accessories like nothing else can. Learn the secrets to successfully sew, fini More...
   
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RTW Alterations: Men's (and Women's) Pants Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  Droopy drawers are never flattering, and men need their clothes altered too. See the step-by-step process for creating a tailored, flattering fit when More...
   
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Hand Tailoring and Finishing Stitches James McFarland Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S261
  Tailoring requires the use of a full suite of hand stitches to give beautiful results and professional finishes for each garment. Master Tailor James More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery 201: Exploring Special Effects* Barbara Moore Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X
  Get more creative with your machine embroidery projects. Learn to use fabrics, add special effects and explore other, more advanced techniques. You& More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sewing Machine Smarts: Quilting Sampler* Soni Grint Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  This "catchy" quilted travel tray is infinitely useful in your hotel room or at home. It’s also the perfect project on which to experience a va More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Serger Organizer Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  We all need a little organizational help, and here it is! Serge a travel tote for your jewelry, or a handy case for knitting needles or crochet hooks. More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Decorating Geometry: Couch Cube (BYOF) Alex Woodbury Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S265, T281
  Cubed and lovely, zip one up of these delightful pillows in no-time and you’ll be having fun from start-to-finish – from the mind-blowing More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Beauty of Bias Workshop Barb Callahan Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S266, T282
  Bias makes smooth curves and turns as trim or binding. Garments cut on the bias move gracefully, are softer and more supple than on straight of grain More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Statler Digital Design Pat Barry Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X
  Statler Stitcher owners will learn to use the new Creative Studio 5.0 features to plan, design and stitch faster and more efficiently. The newest equi More...
   
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Iconic American Sportswear Sandy Miller Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S268
 

Would you like to refresh your wardrobe, incorporating style and practicality at the same time? You might be surprised at what a good plan America More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Longarm Applique and Embellishment Gina Perkes Saturday
3/15/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  Consider using the long arm machine for more than quilting! Get your hands busy as you expand ideas about what’s possible. Every creative quilt More...
   
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The Perfectly Set Sleeve Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/15/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  The goal is to create clothing with no restrictions to physical activity but which shows off great-looking fit when standing still. Learn to reach tha More...
   
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Grid Magic for Easy Fit Lorraine Henry Saturday
3/15/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  Unlock mysteries of fit by using a grid – like on your cardboard cutting board – to help with altering skirts, pants and tops. Discover ho More...
   
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Fast Accurate Ways to Sew Darts, Zippers and Pockets Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/15/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  Kathy’s streamlined construction methods are amazing! You’ll love her easy way to handle zippers, and pockets that are versatile and work More...
   
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Embellished Clothing: Zakka Style Linda Lee Saturday
3/15/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  The Japanese word 'zakka' refers to a design style that embodies simple charm and a homemade aesthetic. Explore ways to add unique handmade touches to More...
   
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No-Stress Binding Success Connie Spurlock Saturday
3/15/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T277
  If the binding step brings your quilt project to a serious halt, now’s the time to find an easier, no-stress method. Even beginners can do this More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Inktens-ifying Your Colors Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/15/14

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T284X
  Add the shades with wash-fast watercolors…don’t worry…you don’t have to be an artist. It’s as easy as when you were a More...
   
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