Arlington, TX

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Monday, June 4, 2018
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin, Alicia Welcher & Connie Palmer
Monday 6/4/18
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Monday 4:00pm – Thursday 11:30am      Do you love sewing, sewing and more sewing...of all sorts and kinds...an VIEW MORE...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli with Nick Coman
Tuesday 6/5/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB200X, MDB260X, MDB300X, MDB360X

Tuesday AND Wednesday 9am-5pm    Flat patterns are necessary, but not necessarily the best starting point for accurate fitting VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Katie Bartz
Tuesday 6/5/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB204X, MDB264X, MDB304X, MDB364X

Tuesday AND Wednesday 9am-5pm    This is one of the best projects ever, for making, learning, usi VIEW MORE...

 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Judy Kessinger
Wednesday 6/6/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB301X, MDB361X

This is the day Judy shares something exciting with her sewing friends. Known as The Fit Doctor, Judy will spend the d VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cynthia Guffey
Wednesday 6/6/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB302X, MDB362X

Discover how to create your own personal drama in this “it-really-is-all-about-me-this-time” day with Cynthia. What does this have to do wit VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Wednesday 6/6/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB305X, MDB365X

Learn more about using a serger, including how to get creative with a variety of threads, and have some fun creating a custom ga VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Karen Benke
Wednesday 6/6/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB306X, MDB366X

Whether you’ve said it out loud meaning you need a big gift in a short time, or you simply need to spend the day at your machine and have something VIEW MORE...

 
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 6/7/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1X

When making a garment it becomes faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form.  Learn to make simple adjustments with easy placement of sizing material on the form to mimic your shape instantaneously. You’ll eliminate the frustration of fitting the paper patte VIEW MORE...

Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 6/7/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2X

Do you love those really gorgeous fabric landscapes? If you’re gathering the creative strength to create your own, this is your lucky day! Having created landscapes for more than 20 years, Cindy has amassed a collection of helpful tips for every step of the process, starting with a discuss VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Thursday 6/7/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 7X

Discover all the most useful techniques for embroidering the latest in "non-average" materials – cork! Create an in-the-hoop needle case that showcases a decorative spine created from embroidered cork fabric. Not only will you have created a unique and coveted sewing accessory, you’ll VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Spurlock
Thursday 6/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24

Going to the beach? Take along this strong, lightweight, colorful, see -through mesh tote! With a waterproof canvas bottom and lots of pockets, this 15” x 17” tote is really able to be called a “carry all”. See how to make a quick zipper bag with your mesh scraps, too&md VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Karen Benke
Thursday 6/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
Explore the many ways to bind your quilts and other projects as you create a series of samples in class. Discussion includes when to use straight grain vs bias binding and how to cut both with ease and accuracy; adding miters at all angles; creating two-color binding, adding flanges, piping and fa VIEW MORE...
Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Joline Wunderl
Thursday 6/7/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A11X

Have you heard the term "in the hoop" and been curious about what that means? Or why so many get such joy from these projects? Join us for this hands-on machine embroidery class, where we will complete a fruity chenille potholder, totally in the hoop. Joline will walk you through this fun proje VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 6/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A12X, B28
Spend your morning at the serger and gain a clear understanding of how sergers work. Learn a sequential tension formula that works with all types of thread on all sergers, so you’re never stuck. As you stitch, you’ll learn some of Kathy’s most used techniques, including a popular VIEW MORE...
Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Ebony Love
Thursday 6/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A13X, B29

Explore free motion quilting on a longarm with basic fills you’ll use again and again. Learn to combine designs for flow and continuity producing a lovely aesthetic for anything you quilt.  You'll gain the confidence needed to stitch them onto any project. Two students will sh VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Thursday 6/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A14X, B30

Explore the world of Itajime Shibori while creating a delightful garden of 22 inch x 22 inch bold and graphic patterns. This robust and fun technique driven class also provides you with a reusable set of acrylic specialty templates that are used to create patterns with resist, and lots of inspir VIEW MORE...

Judy Kessinger
Thursday 6/7/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
The definition of camouflage is to disguise or conceal. Tim Gunn says “I have my mantra about silhouette, proportion, and fit. I believe that when they are in harmony and balance, you’ll look great in anything. It’s not about a particular item of clothing or particular accessory: VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Cynthia Guffey
Thursday 6/7/18
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 4, B20

A perfectly fitted pants pattern can become the most valuable tool in your studio, for once the curves are correctly shaped, the resulting sloper can be used to create any style of pant at all. From conservative business basics to flowing, sheer evening pants, from skinny ankle pants to full, pl VIEW MORE...

Jill McCloy
Thursday 6/7/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5
Find inspiration and explore a wide range of artful, fun techniques as you take a tour of Jill's many and varied samples. Discover the difference between wall hangings, small quilts and minis (did you know there is a difference?). Your questions are welcome, and you will receive a two page handout VIEW MORE...
Linda Davis
Thursday 6/7/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 6

Soft pets and dolls are so much fun to make! This class will highlight favorite patterns and the many panels available for making them. Linda, who has been making stuffed creations for over 25 years and comes with an awesome trunk show to share, will focus on tips and techniques to make your cre VIEW MORE...

Katie Bartz
Thursday 6/7/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B17X
With dozens of thread options and nearly as many needle choices, how do we choose? Investigate the anatomy of needles and threads to understand how they work, and how they work together to create beautiful embroidery. Discover why minuscule changes to a needle’s anatomy create opportunities VIEW MORE...
Connie Palmer
Thursday 6/7/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18

Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly become easier – right before your eyes. See the many ways you can add to your sewing pleasure, saving time and delivering excellent results, as VIEW MORE...

Heather Kojan
Thursday 6/7/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19

UFO's, orphan blocks and “What was I thinking?!” We all have them, now’s the time to get some fresh ideas for stale projects. Enjoy a frank discussion of project management, how to love your WIPs again and when just to let it go.

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Hands on Workshop
Nick Coman
Thursday 6/7/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B21X

Discover the techniques and artistry to take your quilt, garment or home decor project to the next level by adding that little bit of sparkle beading brings. Learn basic beading techniques, plus how to set a cabochon with beads. All supplies provided, all you have to bring is a sense of adventu VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Thursday 6/7/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B22X

Template quilting is all the rage, and for good reason! Let Donelle McAdams help you set yourself up for a successful experience in this lecture-demo-drawing class. You’ll cover machine set-up, necessary supplies, template preparation and more, including lots of tips for a successful first VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Thursday 6/7/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B23X

You can’t hoop it, the surface is uneven and yet … you want to embroider on it. What to do? Join Alicia as she shares the keys to choosing the correct design for your definitely non-average surface, and helps resolve the hooping dilemma as well. You’ll leave with your wonder VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Sandy Vandergriff
Thursday 6/7/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B27X
Zippers and leather in a fun little bag! What could be better? The Double Zip Pouch is the perfect accessory to keep you organized and in style, and Sandy shares all her tips and tricks for sewing with unique substrates and using fun notions while you construct yours in class. With two zippered comp VIEW MORE...
Registration Full
Judy Kessinger
Thursday 6/7/18
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C35X

Learn the easy ways to take a basic tee, change the neckline and amaze yourself with a new wardrobe of styles! Easy ways to create cutouts, achieve the asymmetrical fashion, craft a built-in scarf effect, produce the slimming but soft V and form the ever-popular scoop neckline. It will inspire a VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Libby Ashcraft
Thursday 6/7/18
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C38X

Foil is all the rage! Combine foil and digital cutting in this hands-on class to create a cute framed wallhanging. Examine a variety of ways, with all the best tips, for using foil on fabric and begin adding even more sparkle to your paper creations. You'll love how easy, fun and versatile foi VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33

Learn about tools and notions used in all types of pattern work, and how to use them for better, faster and more accurate results. These are the same tools found in the toolboxes of fashion professionals – they help you to move swiftly and surely through all your pattern work. Whether you& VIEW MORE...

Cynthia Guffey
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
Start sorting out your sleeve issues! Discuss how to analyze sleeve patterns, including how to adjust the pattern piece to create the proper apex for the cap – the key element in creating a comfortable sleeve. Once achieved, this will help maintain the shape and stability of your sleeve, too. VIEW MORE...
Michelle Umlauf
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36

Have you ever seen a design that you like, but don't know how to get it to your project? Add a new skill to your list of talents when you learn to use iron-on transfer pens to create beautiful, full color designs on just about any surface, not just fabric. Inspired by the cool artwork in many of VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C37
What is the biggest difference between fitting a skirt and fitting pants? The crotch curve, of course! And getting the crotch shaped correctly is the difference between a good fit and a not-so-good fit. See a jaw-dropping comparison of all the major pattern companies’ "C" curves and size varia VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY

This jelly roll friendly quilt will make your friends jell-ous (ooh, bad pun!). And, it’s the perfect project for those who have no curve experience. Using the Quick Curve Ruler, learn the easy way to construct gentle curves that turn out perfectly – every time, for everyone! < VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C40, D56, E72
Discover some of your most helpful machine accessory feet in a ‘foot on’ experience as you piece, applique, add texture and embellish this wonderful sampler quilt. Your process will truly become easier, faster, less stressful and more accurate when you partner with your machine feet. Y VIEW MORE...
Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Katie Bartz
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C41, D57, E73
It’s called the Bazillion Bag because … once you make one, you’ll want to make ... a bazillion more! A great project for both very experienced and beginning machine embroidery students, this versatile ‘boxed’ bag is the perfect organizer for men, women and children. VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Carl Hentsch
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY

Learn the basics of foundation piecing as you create this stunning table runner. Built from just four blocks, you’ll be well on your way to finishing by the end of class. Even better, you’ll have mastered the method for achieving consistency and precision in your piecing. Discover VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY

If you missed your chance last year to enjoy sewing with the softest of fabrics (Cuddle) and having more fun than you can imagine while doing so, here’s the newest incarnation of Connie’s blanket workshop. Make a baby-sized blanket in class – a perfect gift any time of year &nd VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Chris Dolinar
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY

A pieced quilt or table runner that’s going to be used and loved can become reality in very short order -- on your serger! If you have a desire to learn why sergers have become the must-have compliment to your sewing machine, here’s your chance. Learn what a serger can do for you, h VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Gina Perkes
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY

Discover both technique and design in this exciting, hands-on class! Gain confidence in using ruler templates in your free motion quilting. Explore the ease and precision involved as you use rulers to create amazing designs, bringing your quilting to life.  Learn how to incorporate travelin VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Thursday 6/7/18
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C46, D62, E78

Ready to kick your ice dyeing up a notch? This fun and productive workshop will feed your creative muse with magical mandalas, each bursting with beautiful, crystallized patterns. Create a collection of nine unique 22" x 22" ice dyed mandalas, perfect to use in your about-to-become magical projec VIEW MORE...

Nick Coman
Thursday 6/7/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49

Have you ever altered a pattern to fit your body and found after all was said and done that yes, it fit, but didn't look like the pattern envelope any longer? That's because patterns are just a template -- a place for you to start. Join Nick Coman in this jam-packed overview of how the industry VIEW MORE...

Cynthia Guffey
Thursday 6/7/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
Your sleeve is properly fitted and ready for installation. Learn about pre-pressing the sleeve cap before insertion, why you cannot press a pucker out once it’s there, all about trimming the amscye seam, where, when, why and how to use a heading, how to attach a shoulder pad (and why you may VIEW MORE...
Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 6/7/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51

Join Kathy as she shares her original techniques for stitching darts, zippers and pockets. We all have five curvy sections on our bodies: bust, tummy, seat, maybe thighs and top arm. We all have different “cup” sizes in these areas and the standard pattern is designed for a B cup. VIEW MORE...

Alicia Welcher
Thursday 6/7/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52

Have you been looking for ways to create more amazing projects with your embroidery machine? Maybe you want to stitch on some non-traditional surfaces ….. maybe even non-fabric materials! Join Alicia as she blazes a trail of stunning embroidery options from the not-your-average-fabric ca VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Thursday 6/7/18
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D53, E69
Luscious ribbons of all sizes and colors are folded and stitched in a variety of ways that transform them into beautiful flowers, buds and leaves. Kathy introduces these simple techniques along with how to hold your hands and fingers while twisting, flipping, rotating, or folding the ribbons. Lear VIEW MORE...
Nancy Sapin
Thursday 6/7/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D54

Did you ever wonder how some machine or free-motion designs come out from under the needle looking so good? Explore a variety of stabilizers, thread applications and correct needle choices for achieving perfect results on all your cherished projects.

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Lorene Bonewitz
Thursday 6/7/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65

Sew your entire summer wardrobe with just 5 super-simple garments! Learn how to streamline your sewing process for the most efficient use of your time, and still achieve professional looking results. Even if you have never sewn garments before, you will leave this seminar with a step-by-step plan VIEW MORE...

Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 6/7/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66

Did you know some of the most gorgeous creative thread work is executed upside down? Learn to create with beautiful, heavier weight threads in the bobbin, as Cindy discusses and demonstrates the types of threads to use, how to wind a bobbin, adjust a bobbin case and more. You’ll see how t VIEW MORE...

Connie Spurlock
Thursday 6/7/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67

Connie has more project ideas using this single ruler than most of us have in a lifetime! Get a handle on how to make the most of a single tool as she shares a collection of projects taking advantage of that little angle. Along the way Connie shares tips for cutting, stitching, embellishment, p VIEW MORE...

Alicia Welcher
Thursday 6/7/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68

Knits can confound even the most seasoned embroiderer from time to time. Alicia has had plenty of experience working with a wide range of knits over the years, and has collected all her favorite, tried and true techniques for you. Join her as she shares her collection of top tips and easy tricks VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Thursday 6/7/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E70

Have you ever sewn a garment only to throw it away because of the fit? Mistaken conceptions about fitting abound – some because of incomplete information, others because we don’t start with the correct size pattern. Lorraine will explore what to look for and how to analyze what you s VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Thursday 6/7/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103

Hexagons are (still) hot! Grab your favorite jelly roll and some background fabric to sew up this modern hexagon beauty. No Y seams - all straight sewing. This works up fast so you'll have a quilt top in no time! Bring your own fabric, see supply list for details.
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Hands on Workshop
Ebony Love
Thursday 6/7/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F88X, G104

Make new friends, swap fabric, and learn to make a new quilt block in this fun and energizing class. We’ll be making blocks, slicing them up, and exchanging them throughout the class. The best part? Perfectly matching seams are not required! Leave with a collection of blocks in fabrics new VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 6/7/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F89X, G105

Well she’s done it again: created an innovative and attractive sweatshirt conversion, just in time for the cooler weather ahead. Choose a cream or black sweatshirt in sizes Small all the way up to 5X, then begin having fun. Learn to create a dramatic lapel effect, featuring beautiful cut VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Carl Hentsch
Thursday 6/7/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F90X, G106

If you’ve had fun with foundation piecing, this is a perfect time for more advanced piecers and adventurous stitchers to meet the challenge of “more”: more visual complexity, more satisfaction, more beautiful projects. With a nod to the traditional Dresden Plate block, Carl&rs VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Gina Perkes
Thursday 6/7/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F93X, G109

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 perfectly spaced free-hand designs. Gain confidence in producing beautiful cross-hatching and unique variations using a minimum of tools; learn how to use tempora VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joyce Teng
Thursday 6/7/18
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
F94X

Expand your creative horizons when you learn new applications and effects using Tsukineko inks. This studio course will cover basic Tsukineko ink application as well as advanced techniques that utilize textured fabrics, stenciling, and collaging. Gain hands-on experience with a number of techniqu VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cynthia Guffey
Thursday 6/7/18
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F84, G100

A perfectly fitted pants pattern can become the most valuable tool in your studio, for once the curves are correctly shaped, the resulting sloper can be used to create any style of pant at all. From conservative business basics to flowing, sheer evening pants, from skinny ankle pants to full, pl VIEW MORE...

 
Friday, June 8, 2018
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Katie Bartz
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H113X
Yikes! It stretches! It’s too fragile! It’s too thick! No it’s not! Dive right into Katie’s easy hooping techniques, where the personality of your fabric becomes almost irrelevant. Learn how to approach stabilizing your designs as you see how to effectively, easily and VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H117X, J133

Jill’s love for handwork and her constant, uninhibited urge to innovate for better results combine here in a wonderful variation on classic methods for hand quilting, embroidery and beading. She favors needles which are longer, and doesn’t use a hoop, (but will demonstrate how to use VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Angela Wolf
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H119X

Embellishing denim with embroidery is a major fashion detail, still a hot trend. Why not upcycle a pair of jeans from your closet! Bring your jeans, jean jacket, or shirt and create your fashion look in class. Angela shares tips for design placement, stabilizing and more, even how to choose a VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136

Gather some favorite fabrics to make this stunning quilt. The large medallion blocks sew up quickly, and create a cool secondary medallion when stitched together. We'll use the Quick Curve Ruler to sew gentle curves and achieve fantastic results! Bring your own fabric, see supply VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Losekamp
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H121X

So….you have little bags for everything, but you still have to open them to see the contents, right? Not anymore, when you start making these handy zipper bags with clear panels -- all created in the embroidery hoop! You’ll make two during class. Learn to work with clear plastic, se VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Carl Hentsch
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138

Learn three indispensable quiltmaking techniques from an expert in precision piecing as you create this gorgeous 19 inch round pillow, using block techniques from Carl’s book, New York Beauties & Flying Geese. Get your hands on the fabric as you work with foundation piecing, c VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H123X

We’re drawn to them in all their bright colors, but how on earth do you get them into your hoop? Get your hands on one of our favorite project blanks and learn how easy it can be! What seems impossible becomes a fast and easy process when you know how to approach it. Perfect as a gift on VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H124X, J140

Unbelievable! A whole knit tee-top in just a few hours? Are you kidding me? You can do it! We promise! It’s quick, easy, looks very professional, and it’s all created with your serger. We have chosen a luscious, soft-as-butter knit in combination with its dyed-to-match ribbing to make VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Ebony Love
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141

Straight lines are one of the most challenging tasks on the long arm. Mastery takes time and practice. Learn how to confidently create straight lines using reference points, then use those lines to create stunning patterns and designs. Two students will share a machine, so sign-up with VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Friday 6/8/18
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
H126X, J142, K158, L174, M190

Learn by doing, as you collect all Cindy’s time-tested tips and fool-proof tricks for creating these unique ice dyed MEGA mandalas. Perfect for quilt backs, these impressive mandalas provide infinite inspiration. Working in the buddy system, each student will dye one 110 x 110 inch cotton VIEW MORE...

Lorene Bonewitz
Friday 6/8/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114

Sew your entire summer wardrobe with just 5 super-simple garments! Learn how to streamline your sewing process for the most efficient use of your time, and still achieve professional looking results. Even if you have never sewn garments before, you will leave this seminar with a step-by-step plan VIEW MORE...

Linda Pumphrey
Friday 6/8/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
Confused by all the options in the world of quilt batting? This robust and lighthearted lecture will update your batting lingo during a discussion of batting types, where to use them, and why one type is not the answer for every project. Each batting has a purpose, and as you explore fiber, process VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Cynthia Guffey
Friday 6/8/18
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H116, J132

A perfectly fitted pants pattern can become the most valuable tool in your studio, for once the curves are correctly shaped, the resulting sloper can be used to create any style of pant at all. From conservative business basics to flowing, sheer evening pants, from skinny ankle pants to full, pl VIEW MORE...

Nick Coman
Friday 6/8/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H118

In the world of wearable art, we have many choices when it comes to the tops we make and wear, but what about the bottom half of our body? Pants…skirts... not a lot of interesting patterns out there that are both wearable and an addition worthy of being paired with the gorgeous tops we ma VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 6/8/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J129X

When making a garment it becomes faster and more accurate to create your fit on a form instead of on your own body. Learn to make simple adjustments with easy placement of sizing material on the form to mimic your shape instantaneously. You’ll eliminate the frustration of fitting the pape VIEW MORE...

Connie Palmer
Friday 6/8/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130

Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly become easier – right before your eyes. See the many ways you can add to your sewing pleasure, saving time and delivering excellent results, as VIEW MORE...

Angela Wolf
Friday 6/8/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J131X

Want to learn about pattern designing from a sloper? Experience an in-depth lesson on converting a basic princess seamed jacket into many different styles, including: designing a biker style asymmetrical jacket, creating a yoke where there wasn’t one (and learning why you might want to do VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Michelle Umlauf
Friday 6/8/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J134X

Learning the differences between all of the stabilizers can open up a world of possibility, and allow you to choose confidently whenever you have a project in mind. But, as Michelle knows, it can be a bit overwhelming. So, she’s going to share the best secret weapon in her creative stitchi VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Libby Ashcraft
Friday 6/8/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J135X

Fondness for machine embroidered appliqué can quickly grow into love with the ease of using an electronic (digital) cutter to create your applique pieces. Pick up great tips for embroidering on knits, too, as you create this "baby soft" bib in class.

 

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Hands on Workshop
Cindy Losekamp
Friday 6/8/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J137X
Make this darling hat using ever-popular polar fleece while learning to work with the latest in embroidery innovation…glitter fabric. Assemble the hat and then embroider the sweet 3D Cutie face – sure to make you smile! You may not stop at making just one … you’ll have so VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Joline Wunderl
Friday 6/8/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J139X

Have you heard the term "in the hoop" and been curious about what that means? Or why so many get such joy from these projects? Join us for this hands-on machine embroidery class, where we will complete a fruity chenille potholder, totally in the hoop. Joline will walk you through this fun proje VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Friday 6/8/18
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K146X

The fashions of athleisure -- yoga pants, leggings and tops -- are now part of our everyday wardrobes. And they’re really fun to sew. Learn to make the most fashionable and wearable versions as you explore the components with an expert. Kathy, an experienced fitter who loves to work with k VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Friday 6/8/18
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K148X

Template quilting is all the rage, and for good reason! Let Donelle McAdams help you set yourself up for a successful experience in this lecture-demo-drawing class. You’ll cover machine set-up, necessary supplies, template preparation and more, including lots of tips for a successful first VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Libby Ashcraft
Friday 6/8/18
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K150X
Have big fun as you learn to use a unique leatherette material to create two cute tassels, the perfect accent for your key chains and zipper pulls. Discuss how to use alcohol inks to customize and personalize your projects, and pick up lots of creative ideas along the way.

 

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Kathy McMakin
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
When sewists talk about sergers do you feel like you need a translator? Upper loopers…lower loopers… chain loopers…differential feed…five needles….WHAT??? You have got to be kidding! Kathy will start at the VERY BEGINNING, explaining the ins and outs of sergers an VIEW MORE...
Lorraine Henry
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147

Often when we begin a pattern alteration process, we focus on the biggest change first. STOP! Look instead at the whole picture, putting the entire body being fitted into the frame. Why? So you can see if there’s a need for multiple alterations, some of which might be combined, or some wh VIEW MORE...

Judy Kessinger
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K149
Did you quit sewing for yourself? Do you have issues with getting garments to FIT? The Fit Doctor is ready for class and will cover the most common issues and how to fix them. The prognosis: your garments will come alive and compliment your body instead of just covering it. VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Carl Hentsch
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY

Learn to use templates for accurate cutting, and discover a new world of quiltmaking and design options. A straightforward design, which appears as if it would be complicated to create in fabric, turns out to be easy, as you follow Carl’s steadying template practices. Get comfortable wit VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY

The 7-hole cord foot and the braiding foot are both forms of couching feet that complement each other but act very differently. Playing with a variety of threads, fibers, fabrics and trims, create samples of more than a dozen different techniques both practical and decorative. The techniques wil VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Katie Bartz
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K153, L169, M185

Stitch up one of Katie’s famous nesting portfolios and an accompanying keychain wristlet in this wonderful workshop about weird materials and achieving a professional finish. For starters, the portfolio: engineered with pet screening (really!) and anchored by quilted fabric panels, it is t VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Linda Pumphrey
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K154, L170XY
Love a pallet of just red and white? Capture some of the drama for yourself as you make a stunning Four-Leaf Clover pillow sham in class. Taken directly from her popular new book, Red & White Quilting: An Iconic Tradition in 40 Blocks, the block is fun and simple to make, with very gra VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY

What are we talking about? Simply one of the most versatile and dynamic special touches you can add to your projects for visual depth or quiet elegance. Nearly any shape will work, but curves are the most fun, as you’ll be working with spaghetti bias in all cases … bright prints or VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY

Have fun and build your serger skills at the same time. This is the perfect class for everyone who loves to sew and wants to increase her dexterity with the serger. Discover a fantastic collection of bags, zipper techniques and serger tricks – all wrapped up in helpful tips and lots of VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Gina Perkes
Friday 6/8/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K157, L173XY

This class takes the beginning machine quilter to a new level. Gain confidence with your free motion quilting and begin learning how to use rulers for straight lines. As she introduces a wide variety of exercises, Gina helps quilters successfully execute many different designs in a relaxed, fun VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Friday 6/8/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161

While you never really know what you’ll see in Kathy’s classroom, you can count on learning lots! And when it comes to sergers, she has much to share. Learn how to use the cover and chain stitch functions on the serger, the accessory feet that really make them sing and leave confide VIEW MORE...

Heather Kojan
Friday 6/8/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162

Not sure where to start when you want to design your own quilt? Walk through a time-tested design process from inspiration to realization, as Heather shares how it works in her world – and how you can get started on your very own (original!) quilt.

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Connie Spurlock
Friday 6/8/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163

Sometimes it's just a little information that turns a struggle into a happy success. See lots of gift ideas made quickly by using easy techniques to speed up the process AND give you better results. This is the class that will change how you think about the process, and provide plenty of tips a VIEW MORE...

Cynthia Guffey
Friday 6/8/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
A comfortable, flattering collar is a simple combination of directional sewing, proper grainline and fit. Explore each of these areas by starting with fit, where you’ll see how to check for proper fit and make adjustments to the paper pattern, including how to “petite” a neckline VIEW MORE...
Angela Wolf
Friday 6/8/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165

Learn to absolutely love sewing with knits! Known for her stylish knit tops and dresses, Angela shares all her favorite tips and tricks for sewing and serging success with knit fabrics. Learn about choosing the best fabrics, which stitches to use in various applications and more, including all a VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 6/8/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L166

Discussion will focus on an exploration of the four basic, natural fiber fabrics: cottons, wools, linens and silks; touch on manufactured fabrics such as polyesters, nylons, and spandex; and include commentary about ‘smart’ fibers and cotton blends. Armed with swatch cards for futur VIEW MORE...

Linda Davis
Friday 6/8/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177

Soft pets and dolls are so much fun to make! This class will highlight favorite patterns and the many panels available for making them. Linda, who has been making stuffed creations for over 25 years and comes with an awesome trunk show to share, will focus on tips and techniques to make your cre VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Friday 6/8/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178

Learn how to pick a pattern that suits your shape best, make it fit YOU and then add your own personal styling detail changes. Construction skills include darts, sleeves, facings zippers, lining and hems.

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Lorraine Henry
Friday 6/8/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
Wrapping your arms around the science of darts leads to the need for some artistry, too. Darts simply improve the fit of EVERYTHING! Learn about three different dart shapes and which body parts need each. See how to stitch them correctly, to eliminate those little ‘dimples’ at the poin VIEW MORE...
Nick Coman
Friday 6/8/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180

Ever had one of those projects that should be amazing, but just falls short? Color is probably the culprit. Join Nick in this thorough, understandable presentation about picking color, using color theory and why it is different than the color theory you learned in art class. You will walk away wi VIEW MORE...

Angela Wolf
Friday 6/8/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M181

Thinking of starting an alteration or custom sewing business? “How to Start a Home-based Fashion Design Business”, Angela Wolf, ran a successful alteration and custom apparel business for over 18 years. She will share strategies for starting a business, including: setting up a profe VIEW MORE...

Libby Ashcraft
Friday 6/8/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M182

Discover a world of digital cutting beyond fabric and vinyl! Explore the variety of specialty materials available, gather practical tips, helpful techniques and lots of clever ideas for using each. Leave class with inspiration for projects using tattoo paper, printable materials, specialty adhes VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Lorraine Henry
Friday 6/8/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N196X, P212
No more discarding newly made clothes because of poor fit! Learn the elements of fit and pattern alteration that will enable you to become a better sewer and fitter, including how to choose the right size pattern, necessary amounts of ease, three different methods of alteration, how to combine them VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Kathy Ruddy
Friday 6/8/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N197X, P213
Learn a series of new techniques which enable you to sew clothes just like the ones you already own and love. In this longer-form interactive demonstration, you'll discuss favorite garments of fellow students (maybe yours!), identify the reasons they're so well liked, then decide what to copy and h VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Melissa Marie Collins
Friday 6/8/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N203X, P219

This class is a way to use the cotton art fabric we love and create a one-size-fits-most tunic to wear with jeans, leggings and boots! Perfectly on-trend, this easy-to-wear, simple-to-make piece is the perfect project to complete in an evening. Melissa Marie Collins designed this concept and we VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cynthia Guffey
Friday 6/8/18
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N198, P214

Everything you do while you are creating a garment is influenced by the grain of the fabric, from laying out your pattern pieces and making your very first stitches, to the last stitch of the hem. With a handful of swatches in hand, cut a variety of pattern shapes and learn how to confidently ide VIEW MORE...

Marianne Fons
Friday 6/8/18
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

In this delightful, insightful presentation, Marianne Fons discusses quilt style nomenclature in current, and sometimes controversial, use...including Traditional, Studio/Art, Contemporary, and Modern. Using images of quilts past and present, Marianne celebrates the elements all quilts, and quilt VIEW MORE...

 
Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225X

When making a garment it becomes faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form.  Learn to make simple adjustments with easy placement of sizing material on the form to mimic your shape instantaneously. You’ll eliminate the frustration of fitting the paper patte VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Losekamp
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q230X
Use a wide range of supplies and media as you create a large fused fabric panel for use in quilts and garments. Everything is washable so you can use your panel in anything you’d like. Explore dyeing, burning to create lace effects, making Angelina sections for the sparkle and glitz, and dime VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247

A modern take on a classic Orange Peel block, Mod Citrus is pieced (no applique!) with gentle curves and over-sized blocks. We'll use the Quick Curve Ruler to get excellent results. This one sews up fast - you can do a wall hanging in an afternoon! Bring your own fabric, see supp VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248

Edge joining and edge stitching feet work together … Jill calls them "sister feet" because they help with similar techniques, but each has its own specialty. Get your hands on them, making samples both decorative and practical, while you learn exactly which foot to use when, why and how. VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Darlene Guillory
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249

What appears to be a beautifully embellished clutch unfolds to reveal a surprise ..... a beautifully embellished shopping tote! Have fun with decorative stitches, specialty threads and couching as you learn to choose colors, motifs and place them for an artful accessory. You’ll convert it VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Karen Benke
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q234X

Become a paper piecing prodigy in just 90 minutes when you get your hands busy! Sometimes confusing in the abstract, this is the perfect piecing method when you’re after the sharpest, most accurate points you’ve ever imagined, regardless of angle or number. Discover the secrets and VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Gina Perkes
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251

Discover both technique and design in this exciting, hands-on class! Gain confidence in using ruler templates in your free motion quilting. Explore the ease and precision involved as you use rulers to create amazing designs, bringing your quilting to life.  Learn how to incorporate travelin VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q236X, R252
Intimidated? Fear not! The serger is your friend! It’s the perfect companion for your sewing machine, as it always makes you look like a professional (even if you’re not). Knowing your serger, what it can do and how to do it, will take your sewing to a whole new level. Learn how a serger VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Ebony Love
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253

Make your quilting stand out with these miniaturized designs! Microquilting adds texture and interest to the background, and helps to fill in negative space so your main design pops. Learn how to scale down your free motion to fit, and get the tips and techniques you need to make your microquilt VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Saturday 6/9/18
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Q238X, R254X

Value, Value, Value! The show stopping, eye popping quilts all have great use of value! Learn this fast, fun, and organized method for dyeing a 6-shade value gradation, from light and pastel to deep and rich. Each student will choose 4 of the 14 available colors, for a total of 24 fat quarters! G VIEW MORE...

Connie Spurlock
Saturday 6/9/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226

Did you know that you could be making and selling items that are actually putting you "in the hole"? Just because you have brought in money does not mean that you are making a profit. Learn what you need to know, assess what your profit is, see where you can cut costs and know your market. Where VIEW MORE...

Cynthia Guffey
Saturday 6/9/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
Explore the basic process for measuring and altering patterns for upper body garments: blouses, tops, jackets and dresses. See exactly how to take accurate measurements for both front and back bodices, and how and where they relate to the pattern dimensions. Includes how to choose the correct pa VIEW MORE...
Angela Wolf
Saturday 6/9/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228

Jeans are a wardrobe staple and sewing your own is easier than you might think! Join Angela Wolf for tips and tricks to make sewing your own designer jeans a snap. Angela ran a custom apparel business for over 20 years, and jeans were one of her specialties. Discover fitting tips, how to choos VIEW MORE...

Alicia Welcher
Saturday 6/9/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229

Feel like you’re missing out on something? Like knowing how to hoop things that just don’t look hoop-able? Those days are over, as Alicia shares easy ways to tame those seemingly impossible items and get them under your embroidery needle without a struggle. As with all her courses, VIEW MORE...

Linda Pumphrey
Saturday 6/9/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
Confused by all the options in the world of quilt batting? This robust and lighthearted lecture will update your batting lingo during a discussion of batting types, where to use them, and why one type is not the answer for every project. Each batting has a purpose, and as you explore fiber, process VIEW MORE...
Connie Palmer
Saturday 6/9/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242

Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly become easier – right before your eyes. See the many ways you can add to your sewing pleasure, saving time and delivering excellent results, as VIEW MORE...

Cynthia Guffey
Saturday 6/9/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
Explore the basic process for measuring and altering patterns for pants and skirts. Learn how to define and measure waistline, hipline, upper hip and more, and discover the importance of measuring the front and back separately. Discover how to determine your best pattern size from measurements and VIEW MORE...
Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 6/9/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244

All serger owners and prospective serger owners will love this class! Explore how the serger operates from the inside out as you learn how width is used to improve stitches, how to create a perfect balanced-tension control strip to test your stitches for each new fabric and thread you use, a seq VIEW MORE...

Judy Kessinger
Saturday 6/9/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R245
Take the smiles out of your pants—they belong on your beautiful face! Learn how to measure yourself and create a pattern that only fits you. See how to eliminate fitting issues, make tweaks so the finished garment is comfortable and then how to transfer all that back to your MASTER PATTERN. Le VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Libby Ashcraft
Saturday 6/9/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R246X
Take your electronic cutting fun to the next level when you learn to use two different types of magnet material. As you create your own magnets in class, you’ll be preparing to be the most popular maker in your social circle, as you start gifting these fast and oh-so-easily-customized treats.< VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Karen Benke
Saturday 6/9/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R250X

Get comfortable and confident as you grow your quiltmaking skills. Master two of quiltmaking’s most oft-used techniques: piecing Y-seams and mitering. Used in 60-degree triangle and hexagon piecing, Y-seams are not nearly as tricky as they first appear. Let Karen share her easy, fool-pro VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Saturday 6/9/18
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S261X

Template quilting is all the rage, and for good reason! Let Donelle McAdams help you set yourself up for a successful experience in this lecture-demo-drawing class. You’ll cover machine set-up, necessary supplies, template preparation and more, including lots of tips for a successful first VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Angela Wolf
Saturday 6/9/18
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S263X

Machine embroidery is a fantastic technique for creating great garments, quilts, home decor items, party decorations, wedding veils, lace and more. Learn to embroider on the most delicate of sheer fabrics, including chiffon and tulle. Experience a variety of materials as you learn to choose the VIEW MORE...

Cindy Losekamp
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
See scores of new and exciting ways to add a little (or a lot of) embellishment to your creative life! From what’s new in the embroidery world to new iron-on glitter fabric and 3D techniques for ‘jump off the surface’ surprises, you’ll find inspiration and how-to for adding VIEW MORE...
Connie Spurlock
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258

Sometimes it's just a little information that turns a struggle into a happy success. See lots of gift ideas made quickly by using easy techniques to speed up the process AND give you better results. This is the class that will change how you think about the process, and provide plenty of tips a VIEW MORE...

Nick Coman
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259

Have you ever altered a pattern to fit your body and found after all was said and done that yes, it fit, but didn't look like the pattern envelope any longer? That's because patterns are just a template -- a place for you to start. Join Nick Coman in this jam-packed overview of how the industry VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
She does! When you have no one to help, you learn to fit yourself. The easiest way to do this is through measurements. Learn the art of measuring, the order in which measurements are used that, if followed, will simplify the fitting process. Explore techniques of a master fitter to obtain the ne VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S262, T278

Learn to use a grading ruler to change up or change down an existing pattern. Knowing how to grade a pattern allows you to achieve correct size for all parts of the body, regardless of what size your pattern is. You can adapt a single pattern for multiple sizes (think bridal party), use patterns VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X

A pineapple quilt made of pineapple blocks? Yes! We'll achieve pineapple perfection using a “magic” specialty ruler, simple quarter inch seams and deliberate color assignment for a visual twist on this fun favorite. Bring your own fabric, see supply list for details.  VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Barbara Moore
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X

In a class designed to take you through the basics of machine embroidery and beyond, begin at the beginning, as you explore the effects stabilizers, hooping techniques, needles and threads will have on your embroidery projects. As you discover the keys to successful embroidery, you’ll find VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nancy Sapin
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X

That’s all free motion? Really? Well, yes, it is! Adopt Nancy’s easy approach to learning and mastering free-motion stitching for creative freedom with quilting and embellishment projects. It’s not hooped machine embroidery -- it’s all free motion, no tracing necessary, VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X

If you missed your chance last year to enjoy sewing with the softest of fabrics (Cuddle) and having more fun than you can imagine while doing so, here’s the newest incarnation of Connie’s blanket workshop. Make a baby-sized blanket in class – a perfect gift any time of year &nd VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X

Have fun and build your serger skills at the same time. This is the perfect class for everyone who loves to sew and wants to increase her dexterity with the serger. Discover a fantastic collection of bags, zipper techniques and serger tricks – all wrapped up in helpful tips and lots of VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Gina Perkes
Saturday 6/9/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X

Let’s face it, modern quilts provide a beautiful canvas to showcase amazing quilting designs and technique. Join Gina as she shares a variety of modern designs to enhance your quilts perfectly. Includes grid work basics (an introduction to rulers), geometric patterns, modern filler designs, VIEW MORE...

Judy Kessinger
Saturday 6/9/18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273

Start with a basic tee pattern that includes a front, back and sleeve. Now turn it into a wardrobe of tops. You have to see it to believe it, really. Learn all the little tricks to keep up with fashion while keeping inside the comfort zone. Go from simple, to simply amazing. Don’t have t VIEW MORE...

Cynthia Guffey
Saturday 6/9/18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
Drafting lining patterns is easy once you know how to manage the details. Collect the precision methods Cynthia uses to create her gorgeous, lined garments, details and all, including how to adjust for the turn of the fabric, the presence or elimination of shoulder pads and the application of a lin VIEW MORE...
Jill McCloy
Saturday 6/9/18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
Find inspiration and explore a wide range of artful, fun techniques as you take a tour of Jill's many and varied samples. Discover the difference between wall hangings, small quilts and minis (did you know there is a difference?). Your questions are welcome, and you will receive a two page handout VIEW MORE...
Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 6/9/18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
Pattern, fit, fabric and technique. Kathy has the answers and YEARS of hands-on experience developing a system for creating perfect pants. Using selected models from the class, she’ll demonstrate how to measure and adjust the crotch curve, change the leg style to suit the silhouette and show h VIEW MORE...
Ebony Love
Saturday 6/9/18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T277
Why subject your quilts to plain, uninspired backings? Explore the many ways you can combine leftover quilt blocks, trimmings, scraps and random yardage to create interesting backs for your quilts -- and keep your stash under control, too. This lecture includes a trunk show of selected quilts from E VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Angela Wolf
Saturday 6/9/18
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T279X

Create a beautiful quilted mug run, all with a few touches of a button, as you design your own in-the-hoop embroidery project in class! Start by scanning your hand-written message, then add a few designs and stippling of your choice. This is such an easy project, so personal, and you’ll l VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joyce Teng
Saturday 6/9/18
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T286X

Expand your creative horizons when you learn new applications and effects using Tsukineko inks. This studio course will cover basic Tsukineko ink application as well as advanced techniques that utilize textured fabrics, stenciling, and collaging. Gain hands-on experience with a number of techniqu VIEW MORE...

General Admission
$8.00
Shopping Bag
$5.00
Lapel Pin
$5.00
Project Pouch
$7.00


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