Cleveland, OH

The Spot Demonstrations

 

See your favorite sewing and quilting designers and personalities show what's new and trending. Catch all the excitement as you get up close for how-to demonstrations in The Spot – a more intimate setting. 

FREE with your General Admission ticket.

 

Thursday

9:30 Sewing for Your Little Ones | Sis Hutchison of Martha Pullen Company
 10:30 Love the Wine You're With | Pattie Otto of Great Copy Patterns
11:15 Renew and Reuse | Barb Callahan of Barb Originals
 12:00 Sewing Savvy...What it Takes | Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu
 1:00 Pattern Alteration for Busty Issues | Lorraine Henry for Conselle 
 1:45 Quick Points to the Rescue | Janet Platt of Quick Points Ruler
2:30
The Enchantment of Fabric and Ink | Joyce Teng of TSC Designs
3:15 Marking Your Quilt Made Easy | Bernie Collier of Hancy Creations Inc.

 

Friday

 

9:30 Sewing for Your Little Ones | Sis Hutchison of Martha Pullen Company 
10:30
Love the Wine You're With | Pattie Otto of Great Copy Patterns
11:15 Using Your Cutting Board as a Fitting Tool | Lorraine Henry for Conselle
12:00 Swag Your Bag | Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu
1:00 Really - I can quilt with templates on MY machine? | Donelle McAdams, representing Sew Steady
1:45 Quick Points to the Rescue | Janet Platt of Quick Points Ruler
2:30 Caring for your Skin under your Fabric: Goat Milk Soap, Cream & Essential Oils | Dan Curtin of Swiss Frau Farm
3:15
Marking Your Quilt Made Easy | Bernie Collier of Hancy Creations Inc.

 

Saturday

 

10:30 Sewing for Your Little Ones | Sis Hutchison of Martha Pullen Company 
11:15 Marking Your Quilt Made Easy | Bernie Collier of Hancy Creations Inc.
12:00 Quick Points to the Rescue | Janet Platt of Quick Points Ruler
1:00 Love the Wine You're With | Pattie Otto of Great Copy Patterns
1:45 Caring for your Skin under your Fabric: Goat Milk Soap, Cream & Essential Oils | Dan Curtin of Swiss Frau Farm
2:30 Comfortable Clothes the Fast and Easy Way | Kathy Ruddy of Kathyruddy.com
3:15 Really - I can quilt with templates on MY machine? | Donelle McAdams, representing Sew Steady

 

 

Caring for your Skin under your Fabric: Goat Milk Soap, Cream & Essential Oils

Dan Curtin  of Swiss Frau Farm 

We know all fabrics are not created equal and some even wreak havoc on our skin. There's hope to counter that havoc and care for your skin properly under the fabric. Dan will discuss the advantages of using Swiss Frau Farm's goat milk soap, Lanolin Lavender, outdoor creams and essential oils. You'll even learn a bit about the farm life where all the magic takes place!

 

Comfortable Clothes the Fast and Easy Way
Kathy Ruddy of Kathyruddy.com
Learn how to use Kathy's Techniques combined with her favorite notions to make your creative process fun and successful! Watch as she models her wardrobe and shows you when and how she used her favorite sewing tools to create them.

 

Love the Wine You're With

Pattie Otto of Great Copy Patterns  

Just a little sip of inspiration and you'll be creating wonderful winter themed projects such as adorable wine aprons, cocktail napkins, clever gift bags and chefs apparel. Pattie from Great Copy Patterns will show you why you don't have to settle for naked wine bottles ever again.

 

Marking Your Quilt Made Easy

Bernie Collier of Hancy Creations Inc  

Increase your precision while quilting with the use of marking tools, stencils, pounce pads and marking pencils.

 

Pattern Alteration for Busty Issues

Lorraine Henry for Conselle

Are you larger or smaller than standard patterns? Learn how to alter for either without causing the problems that old methods will cause. Lorraine will discuss Princess Seam alteration as well as standard darts. All have never been easier.

 

Quick Points to the Rescue
Janet Platt of Quick Points Ruler
From the creative mind of Janet Platt, inventor of the amazing Quick Points Ruler, comes a collection of fun to make, fun to give projects. See everything from fanciful aprons to sassy towels, from the prettiest pillowcases and bindings to … well, whatever whimsy she’s created lately. There’s an idea for every occasion, and lots of tips for easiest construction techniques so you have more fun making something simple look amazing.

 

Really - I can quilt with templates on MY machine?

Donelle McAdams representing Sew Steady

Quilt like a professional on your home machine! Learn the basics of free motion quilting with the aid of templates designed for the home sewing machine. Achieve beautiful quilted effects without the investment of a long arm machine. Watch as Donelle demonstrates how easy and stress free quilting can be with these templates and it's easy as a changing the presser foot. End your love-hate relationship of doing free motion quilting!

 

Renew and Reuse

Barb Callahan of Barb Originals

Barb will show you how linens, shirts and even buttons become part of a new project. She will inspire you to use all of your things you just couldn't throw out.

 

Sewing for Your Little Ones
Sis Hutchison of Martha Pullen Company
Don’t miss this wonderful, inspirational trunk show of adorable babies’ and children’s clothing. See beautiful garments from Children’s Corner Patterns, Creations by Michie' and also a Martha Pullen Licensed Teacher curriculum. Discover how much difference adding a little trim here, a little lace there, a perfect button and a coordinating fabric trim will make to a special outfit. You’ll be stitching up memorable and well-loved clothes for your own ‘littles’ in no time!

 

Sewing Savvy...What it Takes
Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu
Calling all new and experienced sewists and quilters! Join Judy Phillips for a presentation on the must-know essentials of all projects. After hearing her invaluable techniques, your projects will never be the same.

 

Swag Your Bag

Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu  

Give your bag some swag with new hardware, cork leather and great techniques for professional results.

 

The Enchantment of Fabric and Ink

Joyce Teng of TSC Designs  

Have you ever wanted to transform a piece of dull, boring fabric into something bright and beautiful? Joyce's passion for fiber art has led her to discover unique techniques for creating printed and colored on silk scarves, jackets, velvet shoes, handbags, laces and blue jeans which enrich your hand painted wardrobe.

 

Using Your Cutting Board as a Fitting Tool

Lorraine Henry for Conselle   

You know that cardboard cutting board grid that's been in your closet? Well - join Lorraine Henry as she uses that grid to give you insights into fitting your skirts, pants and even bodices like you've never done before. You will have some ""Ah Ha""  moments, as her presentation will expand your skills in identifying changes that need to be made.

       
Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.