Cleveland, OH

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Thursday, April 5, 2018
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Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 4/5/18
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...

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Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 4/5/18
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...

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Donelle McAdams
Thursday 4/5/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5X

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-hands-on 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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Jill McCloy
Thursday 4/5/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6X, B22

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...

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Alicia Welcher
Thursday 4/5/18
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...

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Debby Kratovil
Thursday 4/5/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24

Red, black and white is a timeless color combination for quilts, as we can see in this updated Waterwheels quilt – we first saw the original in 2001. Learn to create those awesome, sharp points (which spin in two directions) using paper piecing techniques. You’ll also learn about ac VIEW MORE...

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Chris Dolinar
Thursday 4/5/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25

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...

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Heather Kojan
Thursday 4/5/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26

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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Frieda Anderson
Thursday 4/5/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27

Even a beginner quilter can easily make her own quilted designs without marking or using templates. With the sewing machine used as a drawing tool, learn to handle the quilt sandwich with confidence as Frieda leads you through a series of fun exercises. Each exercise carries you along, step by VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Thursday 4/5/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A12X, B28

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...

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Karen Benke
Thursday 4/5/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A13X, B29
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...
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Deb Canham
Thursday 4/5/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3

Well, yes, they do! Today’s sergers have some of the best accessories and attachments imaginable, expanding their practical uses even as they make your serging easier. Check out what they are, how to use them and what they can do to help you create more professional-looking, decorative, f VIEW MORE...

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Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 4/5/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4

A jacket is a perfect cover-up, so Kathy learned how to make them in as little as 3 hours -- AND with the finished look of classic tailoring, using her “quik” sew techniques and fusibles. Learn what you can do on the inside to make the outside of your jackets smooth, balanced and perk VIEW MORE...

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Nick Coman
Thursday 4/5/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17

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...

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Connie Palmer
Thursday 4/5/18
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...

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Pam Damour
Thursday 4/5/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19

Do you have any unfinished quilts? Or a few leftover orphan blocks? Gather inspiration about how to transform those UFOs into great projects for yourself and your home, and discover some of the professional finishing techniques Pam is known for. A little block or a leftover, unfinished top can VIEW MORE...

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Lorraine Henry
Thursday 4/5/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20

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...

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Laura Murray
Thursday 4/5/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B21X
If you can color on paper, you can color on fabric to create exactly the right color, texture or print for your projects - all washable -- from bold graphics to subtle batiks and more. You’ll create a series of samples illustrating a variety of techniques for your own reference and inspirati VIEW MORE...
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Alicia Welcher
Thursday 4/5/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B23X

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...

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Joyce Teng
Thursday 4/5/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B30X

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...

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Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 4/5/18
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C33X

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...

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Pam Damour
Thursday 4/5/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C37X, D53

Join Pam for fun and inspiration during her easy step-by-step break-down about how to create Zentangle® patterns. You’ll make several patterns while learning the principles of Zentangle. Your kit will include supplies to make Zentangle tiles, fabric blocks and an embroidered panel that VIEW MORE...

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Diane Gloystein
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34

Thread choices play an important role in adding depth, excitement and pizzazz to your creations. Explore a collection of important tips for stitching successfully with a wide variety of threads. Enjoy Diane’s trunk show of beautiful samples, each illustrating the visual effects various thr VIEW MORE...

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Pattie Otto
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
Those luscious spring sweaters are just begging to be embroidered! Think falling leaves on a tan tweed cardigan, or elegant swirls on a zip front pullover…. and of course those fabulous (not so ugly) Christmas sweaters (for next year). Pattie shows how easy it is to embroider on sweaters when VIEW MORE...
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Connie Spurlock
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36

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...

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Barb Callahan
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C38

Fabric used in the proper way can become the basis for an amazing, eye popping garment. But the combination of fabric, design and construction methods which will reliably deliver the “wow” factor is not always obvious. Let Barb share with you the techniques that give her own garments VIEW MORE...

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Jill McCloy
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C39, D55, E71
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...
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Helene Weber
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
You have completed your quilt top, now what? How about quilting it with your walking foot? If you’re not confident with free-motion, the walking foot is a great way to go. Get your hands on this ‘magic’ machine accessory as you learn all about the many quilting designs you can e VIEW MORE...
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Deb Canham
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY

If you love leggings (especially the soft ones from the brand that starts with “L”), why not learn to make them for yourself? They’re fun, fast and easy to make…on a serger! In the process, you’ll discover why sergers are the perfect machine for sewing knits, lear VIEW MORE...

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Connie Palmer
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY

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...

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Debby Kratovil
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY

Make a Lone Star Quilt in a day! No need to tediously cut out templates when you can simply rotary cut and strip piece for accuracy with NO y-seams. This is a wonderful BIG block (29”) and makes a great wall or child’s quilt (40” with borders). Bring your own f VIEW MORE...

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Alicia Welcher
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY

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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Heather Kojan
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY

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...

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Frieda Anderson
Thursday 4/5/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C46, D62XY
Raw-edge fusing makes for a fun and fast finished piece. Explore the process of cutting and fusing as you learn new, easy ways to make landscape quilts. Using collage techniques with raw-edge fusing, create a landscape filled with strong shapes and subtle movement. These are the little quilts you VIEW MORE...
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Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 4/5/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49

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...

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Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 4/5/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50

If you’ve modified a sweatshirt (because who doesn’t love a nice, soft, warm, toss-on jacket?), but see opportunity for a better finished garment, here’s your chance. See every step leading to a fabulous finish as Cindy takes a plain sweatshirt and readies it for creating a jack VIEW MORE...

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Nick Coman
Thursday 4/5/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51

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...

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Lorraine Henry
Thursday 4/5/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
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...
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Kathy McMakin
Thursday 4/5/18
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D54, E70
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...
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Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 4/5/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65

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...

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Betty Mitchell
Thursday 4/5/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66

Betty really never makes the same design twice, although she uses the same basic pattern many, many times. What she does is create an adaptation each time, taking inspiration from the internet, ready-to-wear and her own imagination. The result: a wardrobe of on-trend tee-tops for special days a VIEW MORE...

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Pattie Otto
Thursday 4/5/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67

Scuba, Ponte de Roma, Leggero, ITY and more! The new knits are fabulous and oh so popular -- but they also have their own construction challenges. Easily handle these specialty knits as you see how to work with different stretch ratios and weights, and how they relate to your garment’s need VIEW MORE...

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Connie Spurlock
Thursday 4/5/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68

Because the steps are the opposite of what you traditionally do in sewing, some feel like they can't conquer paper piecing. That's simply a myth! Easy steps and a little instruction allow anyone to experience not only paper piecing success, but paper piecing joy! Skeptics welcome and you will lov VIEW MORE...

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Barb Callahan
Thursday 4/5/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E69

Throughout history, buttons were an indication of one’s standing in society, with many of the most interesting buttons having been made by hand. See Barb demonstrate several techniques for making your own handmade buttons, including hand embroidered, covered and woven versions. Find inspira VIEW MORE...

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Helene Weber
Thursday 4/5/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101

Handwork – whether on quilts or not – is trending again. See how easy it is to elevate your “appliqué” from basic and nice to the “wow” factor with embroidery embellishments. Using a simple design and the latest innovative techniques learn the steps VIEW MORE...

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Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 4/5/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103

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...

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Pam Damour
Thursday 4/5/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F88X, G104

Learning how to execute perfect miters to professionally finish the corners of your home décor, garment and quilting projects. In this technique workbook class, you’ll learn mitered corners with and without linings, mitered banding, mitered borders, reverse miters, asymmetrical mite VIEW MORE...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 4/5/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F94X, G110

Discover why draping is the secret to truly fit the body, and develop basic draping and patternmaking skills with hands on experience. Create a draped bodice (back and front), using a standard dress form, then turn the resulting muslin into a pattern using garment industry techniques. The resul VIEW MORE...

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Friday, April 6, 2018
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Donelle McAdams
Friday 4/6/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H117X

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-hands-on 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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Cindy Losekamp
Friday 4/6/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H119X

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...

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Helene Weber
Friday 4/6/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136

When you want to make a BIG quilt from start to finish on your domestic machine, you’re bound to be stressed. The space to the right of your needle is limited, so you are limited, too. Instead, why not quilt in bite-sized pieces -- by the block -- and allow your quilt to grow to the size VIEW MORE...

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Kathy Ruddy
Friday 4/6/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
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...
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Connie Palmer
Friday 4/6/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138

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...

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Pam Damour
Friday 4/6/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139

From her new book, Hold Everything, Pam has chosen three easy bags, each of which has its own fun trick – a zippered case for your rotary cutter or eyeglasses, a quick make-up bag and a super simple bag using only one side of a zipper. The perfect workshop for taking your sewing s VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Friday 4/6/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H124X, J140
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...
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Debby Kratovil
Friday 4/6/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141

It’s hard to believe this traditional block, Gretchen, can be sewn without a single template. Everything is cut from two sizes of simple squares; the magic arrives with a quick rotary cutting trick. Debby chose a bright collection of florals and deep hued blenders for this quilt, but you c VIEW MORE...

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Frieda Anderson
Friday 4/6/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H126X, J142

Inspired by the glory of her garden, Frieda’s floral quilt designs provide the perfect setting for the use of detailed cutting, fusing and color combinations to create drama and whimsy together in a single piece. Use the cheery, we-can’t-wait-for-the-real-thing daffodils pattern as yo VIEW MORE...

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Deb Canham
Friday 4/6/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113

Sergers seem to have been invented for sewing with knits! Take a logical walk through Deb’s list of tips and techniques for sure-fire success at home, as you learn about fitting, neckband and hemming techniques, decorative finishes, bands and binders. You’ll find you love to create y VIEW MORE...

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Alicia Welcher
Friday 4/6/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114

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...

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Betty Mitchell
Friday 4/6/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115

Betty really never makes the same design twice, although she uses the same basic pattern many, many times. What she does is create an adaptation each time, taking inspiration from the internet, ready-to-wear and her own imagination. The result: a wardrobe of on-trend tee-tops for special days a VIEW MORE...

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Heather Kojan
Friday 4/6/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116

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 4/6/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H118

Got your quilt finished? Now it's time to bind it. Learn what you need to know to properly prepare the quilt for binding, discuss different types of binding and how to make a perfectly mitered corner every time. Includes strip binding, bias binding, ruffles and prairie points -- all of which can VIEW MORE...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 4/6/18
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...

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Alicia Welcher
Friday 4/6/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130

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...

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Barb Callahan
Friday 4/6/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J131X

The Dream Coat, using upcycled garments and simple construction techniques, offers a creative opportunity for anyone to create an artful, stylish garment that’s really fun to wear. Watch Barb demonstrate the process as she shares her time-tested methods for cutting sweaters and ot VIEW MORE...

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Heather Kojan
Friday 4/6/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J132

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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Jill McCloy
Friday 4/6/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J133
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...
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Nick Coman
Friday 4/6/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J134X

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...

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Cindy Losekamp
Friday 4/6/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J135X
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...
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Laura Murray
Friday 4/6/18
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K149X

Complete a modern version of the classic cathedral window quilt block using Paintstiks®, stamps and fusible-backed shapes arranged on a background fabric. No experience necessary, just bring your sense of adventure! Explore and learn a no-fail, easy to assemble technique that requires no sew VIEW MORE...

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Debby Kratovil
Friday 4/6/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K155X, L171
Using Debby's KISS Method (Keep It Small & Simple), discover how liberating free-motion machine quilting can be. Discuss appropriate threads, various batting choices and basting your layers, then use your time for lots of PRACTICE. Play with doodles, swirls, curves and other simple shapes, as VIEW MORE...
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Pattie Otto
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145

Fleece is everywhere you look: catalogs, websites and store racks. You could be filling your closet with these easy to sew projects! Jackets and pullovers can be sewn in an evening; hats, mittens and other accessories in even less time if you know the basics of sewing on fleece. Let Pattie show VIEW MORE...

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Connie Palmer
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146

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...

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Michelle Umlauf
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147

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...

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Lorraine Henry
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
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...
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Connie Spurlock
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K150

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...

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Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY

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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Heather Kojan
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY

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...

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Deb Canham
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K153, L169, M185

Learn to use a serger, discover why it’s such an asset in your sewing room and create a wonderful kimono robe in the process. Using a gorgeous, contemporary print from Kaffe Fasset, you’ll explore the proper seam sequence and pick up a collection of helpful tips to use with all your VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K154, L170XY

Discover classic heirloom sewing techniques while creating a truly memorable piece: the also classic neckroll pillow cover. Great for a baby’s room or to add that special touch to any little girl’s frilly bedroom décor, this pillow is the perfect pallet for some of the most lo VIEW MORE...

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Betty Mitchell
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY

Creative play and fearless stitching have led Betty to really get the most from her sergers. Explore a variety of fabulous serger techniques including beading, lace, pleats and more as you create your own technique notebook in class. You’ll want to take notes (and maybe some pictures) duri VIEW MORE...

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Karen Benke
Friday 4/6/18
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
K157, L173, M189, N205X, P221

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 concrete at the end, you’ll love this fast and easy approach to making a great quilt top. And … you will actually make your top i VIEW MORE...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 4/6/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161

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...

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Alicia Welcher
Friday 4/6/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162

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...

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Nick Coman
Friday 4/6/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163

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...

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Kathy Ruddy
Friday 4/6/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164

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...

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Barb Callahan
Friday 4/6/18
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165

Bags of all sizes and shapes are quick, easy projects, and offer great opportunity for embellishment to make them special. Discover dozens of ideas for embellishing your own favorite bag designs, including the use of fabric flowers, decorative stitches and a variety of fabrics, including vintage VIEW MORE...

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Diane Gloystein
Friday 4/6/18
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L166, M187

This is a project to delight gardeners and nature lovers alike -- and stitchers and painters, too. Learn to create a magnificent, realistic coneflower -- green thumb or not! We’ll play with a brand new paint form that is so easy and vibrant, it makes even the most beginning art gardener lo VIEW MORE...

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Kaye Koler
Friday 4/6/18
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
L174XY

The beauty of vintage buttons never ceases to capture our attention, and no better way to wear a collection than on your wrist, where you can admire it all day long! Discover how to choose, combine and position a group of vintage buttons, circa 1920 - 1960, to create a dynamic and very wearable VIEW MORE...

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Pam Damour
Friday 4/6/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177

Join Pam as she shares her hard-earned secrets for making high-end designer wallets. She’s taken her eight wallet patterns, morphed them, and created dozens of designs in every size and configuration. Learn how to avoid some of the more common pitfalls when constructing wallets, while fin VIEW MORE...

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Alicia Welcher
Friday 4/6/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
There’s a very good reason machine embroidered applique is such a favorite with embroiderers. In fact, there are many reasons, including the ability to work creatively with not only thread, but with fabric, too, as you create your design. With limitless options, it’s also one of the mo VIEW MORE...
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Lorraine Henry
Friday 4/6/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180

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...

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Connie Spurlock
Friday 4/6/18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M181

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...

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Barb Callahan
Friday 4/6/18
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
N198X

Dorset buttons emerged from Dorset, England, before the birth of manufactured buttons. Offering a new pallet for creative needlework, these little gems add a special touch wherever they are used. Explore the art of making them yourself, as you begin a wheel motif to master the basics, and progr VIEW MORE...

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Jill McCloy
Friday 4/6/18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218

In this miniature version of the original wall quilt, Jill shares some of her favorite needle and machine techniques. You’ll experience them while making this evocative 7” x 12” mini, with dragonflies crossing the inner border and leaves both appliqued and outline stitched, well VIEW MORE...

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Melissa Marie Collins
Friday 4/6/18
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...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 4/6/18
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N206XX

Learn the fundamentals of draping pants as you watch Joe drape several styles of pants on a full body form. Styles include cigarette, trouser and palazzo. Leave class with the tools and knowledge to begin draping your own pants at home.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226X

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...

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Joyce Teng
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229X

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...

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Lorraine Henry
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246
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...
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Jill McCloy
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247

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...

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Heather Kojan
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248

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...

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Alicia Welcher
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249

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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Connie Spurlock
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250

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...

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Debby Kratovil
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251

Hexagons branch out into double stars with this easy-to-piece block with NO y-seams! No kidding! You’ll create a block with the illusion of intricate piecing and the bonus of a large space in the center to showcase an awesome motif. All patches are cut with a 60 degree ruler, assembly is VIEW MORE...

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Pam Damour
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q236X, R252
Make this high-end wallet and clear a little bit of your stash, too! This mini-wallet goes together in a snap, and has four pockets, perfect to hold a few credit cards, business cards, a driver’s license and some cash, but still fit easily into your back pocket! You’ll always glean con VIEW MORE...
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Barb Callahan
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q237X

With the most recognized shape in the needle world, the wing needle (also known as the hemstitch needle) has nearly magical powers. Discover how it can be used to best effect, whether you’re adding visual interest to necklines and hems, simplifying a construction or finishing detail, creat VIEW MORE...

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Frieda Anderson
Saturday 4/7/18
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q238X, R254

Get your hands on the newest, easiest ways to make a multi-colored, fantastical tree quilt. Using collage techniques and raw edge fusing with Frieda’s opulent hand-dyed cottons, you will swiftly establish your pine’s character. Full of whimsy, drama and a little bit of magic, this is VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Saturday 4/7/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
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...
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Cindy Losekamp
Saturday 4/7/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
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...
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Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 4/7/18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228

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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Kathy McMakin
Saturday 4/7/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241

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...

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Nick Coman
Saturday 4/7/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242

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...

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Pattie Otto
Saturday 4/7/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243

Scuba, Ponte de Roma, Leggero, ITY and more! The new knits are fabulous and oh so popular -- but they also have their own construction challenges. Easily handle these specialty knits as you see how to work with different stretch ratios and weights, and how they relate to your garment’s need VIEW MORE...

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Connie Palmer
Saturday 4/7/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244

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...

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Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Saturday 4/7/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R245X

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-hands-on 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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Barb Callahan
Saturday 4/7/18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R253X
Get your hands on Barb’s newest construction techniques in this latest version of a bag constructed from men’s ties. Choose to create a monochromatic look with a single tie, or two-tone using ties which complement each other as you shape your bag with darts and elastic. Of course, you& VIEW MORE...
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Alicia Welcher
Saturday 4/7/18
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S263X

If you like to create with applique, you’ll want to see how much easier an electronic cutter will make the entire process. Create baby’s softest burp cloth, adorned with a spray of applique hearts as you see how to successfully pre-cut your applique shapes for the easiest, most accura VIEW MORE...

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Michelle Umlauf
Saturday 4/7/18
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S270X

You can be creative and mindful with slow sewing! Learn 5 basic hand stitches using Sulky 12 wt. Cotton Petites Thread to stitch a mandala by Stephanie Cake. You will learn about the benefits of using these threads for hand embroidery, plus a few tricks for easily copying patterns or make your ow VIEW MORE...

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Jill McCloy
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
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...
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Nick Coman
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258

Walk the path from choosing and ordering fabric to the final rinse and press of a hand dyed piece. Pictures, video and lecture will combine with a trunk show of beautiful hand dyed fabrics and clothing as you learn about process, inspiration and more. Walk away with an instruction sheet complete VIEW MORE...

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Betty Mitchell
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259

Arrive with questions, leave with an understanding of how sergers actually work, and you’ll find them even easier to use with confidence. Betty’s years of serger experience allow her to share how she avoids issues before they occur, diagnose issues that crop up, and sort out what&rsq VIEW MORE...

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Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
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...
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Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X

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...

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Helene Weber
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X

 You’ll fall in love with this happy, scrappy quilt before you start cutting, as it uses up all of the small bits and pieces of fabric that were too pretty to throw away. Don’t be afraid to pull together all kinds of colors, prints and textures … the 'white’ unifies VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
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...
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Connie Palmer
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X

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...

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Frieda Anderson
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X

Even a beginner quilter can easily make her own quilted designs without marking or using templates. With the sewing machine used as a drawing tool, learn to handle the quilt sandwich with confidence as Frieda leads you through a series of fun exercises. Each exercise carries you along, step by VIEW MORE...

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Deb Canham
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X

Learn to use a serger – or use a serger more confidently – in this “for Rookies” workshop. You’ll make a fun knit cardigan in the process, as you learn about basic serger functions, how to start and end seams, working with knits on a serger and construction tips inc VIEW MORE...

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Heather Kojan
Saturday 4/7/18
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X

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...

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Pattie Otto
Saturday 4/7/18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273

Fleece is everywhere you look: catalogs, websites and store racks. You could be filling your closet with these easy to sew projects! Jackets and pullovers can be sewn in an evening; hats, mittens and other accessories in even less time if you know the basics of sewing on fleece. Let Pattie show VIEW MORE...

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Barb Callahan
Saturday 4/7/18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274

Fabric used in the proper way can become the basis for an amazing, eye popping garment. But the combination of fabric, design and construction methods which will reliably deliver the “wow” factor is not always obvious. Let Barb share with you the techniques that give her own garments VIEW MORE...

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Connie Spurlock
Saturday 4/7/18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275

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...

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Lorraine Henry
Saturday 4/7/18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
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...
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Kaye Koler
Saturday 4/7/18
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T277X

The beauty of vintage buttons never ceases to capture our attention, and no better way to wear a collection than on your wrist, where you can admire it all day long! Discover how to choose, combine and position a group of vintage buttons, circa 1920 - 1960, to create a dynamic and very wearable VIEW MORE...

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Alicia Welcher
Saturday 4/7/18
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T279X

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...

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Cindy Losekamp
Saturday 4/7/18
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T286X

Cindy’s been asked so many times … “How did you make that shirt?” Now’s your chance to make one of your own! Cindy has created a class to share her well-practiced techniques – you supply the t-shirt, Cindy supplies everything else. Learn to create the resis VIEW MORE...

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


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