Novi, MI

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

 11:15 Give Your Bag "Purse"onality | Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu
 12:00 Really - I can quilt with templates on MY machine? | Donelle McAdams for Sew Steady
 1:00 Fascinating Wool World | Bob Moosa of The Wool House
 1:45 Fun & Easy Quilt Borders | Julie Luoma of Off The Wall Quilt
2:30 Something Fishy Going On | Pam Manthei of Fiskur Leather
3:15
Applique the Quiltworx Way Using Your Accuquilt Go! | Kathryn Groves of Country Stitches & Bobkat Quilts
4:00
Quick Points to the Rescue | Janet Platt of Quick Points Ruler

 

Friday

 

11:15 Fun & Easy Quilt Borders | Julie Luoma of Off The Wall Quilt
12:00
Free Motion Quilting with Templates | Donelle McAdams for Sew Steady
1:00 Something Fishy Going On | Pam Manthei of Fiskur Leather
1:45 Quiltworx Mixers – Designing Your Own Quiltwork Quilt | Kathryn Groves of Country Stitches & Bobkat Quilts
2:30
Fascinating Wool World | Bob Moosa of The Wool House
3:15
How Do I Fit My Bust? | Lorraine Henry for Conselle

 

Saturday

 

10:30 Sewing Savvy-What It Takes | Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu
11:15 Fun & Easy Quilt Borders | Julie Luoma of Off The Wall Quilt
12:00 Really - I can quilt with templates on MY machine? | Donelle McAdams for Sew Steady
1:00
Feeling "WHIPPED" When it Comes to Binding? | Connie Spurlock of Sew Wonderful Dreams
2:30 Applique the Quiltworx Way Using Your Accuquilt Go! | Kathryn Groves of Country Stitches & Bobkat Quilts
3:15
Fascinating Wool World | Bob Moosa of The Wool House

 

 

Applique the Quiltworx Way Using Your Accuquilt Go!
Kathryn Groves of Country Stitches & Bobkat Quilts (Quiltworx Certified Instructor)
Applique with no raw edges, no fusible web and sewn by machine, and not hand turned! See how easy it is to do finished edge applique can be by doing it the Quiltworx Way!

 

Fascinating Wool World
Bob Moosa of The Wool House
Get some insight into the product of wool from fiber to garment. Learn about the unique benefits, performance and fabric attributes of wool. This presentation will answer the question “What is Wool” and outlines the benefits and properties of wool and detailed uses for wool.

 

Feeling "WHIPPED" When it Comes to Binding?
Connie Spurlock of Sew Wonderful Dreams
You really can experience victory over those unfinished edges ~ every time! Learn to make perfect mitered corners with strip binding and we will show you a few other techniques in binding as well. All are easily done and very successful!  

 

Free Motion Quilting with Templates
Donelle McAdams for Sew Steady
Quilt like a professional on your home machine! Learn the basics of free motion quilting and witness the benefits you can reap with the investment of a long arm machine. Watch as Donelle demonstrates how easy and stress-free quilting can be. 

 

Fun & Easy Quilt Borders
Julie Luoma of Off the Wall Quilt
Keeping it simple and breaking a few rules is all it takes to create quilt borders that will jazz p any quilt. Bring a camera and notepad and prepare to be inspired!  

 

Give Your Bag "Purse"onality
Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu
Check out the latest products to and tricks to give your bags a professional and unique look.  

 

How Do I Fit My Bust?
Lorraine Henry for Conselle
Are you larger or smaller than the standard B cup pattern. Learn how to alter for either without causing the problems that old methods of alteration created. See how to change dart sizes for large, prominent, or small busts. Princess seam adjustments as well as the standard side dart will be shown. Alterations for this part of the body 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. 

 

Quiltworx Mixers-Designing Your Own Quiltwork Quilt
Kathryn Groves of Country Stitches & Bobkat Quilts (Quiltworx Certified Instructor)
Click and point your way to beautiful custom designed foundation pieced quilts using Quiltster, a Quiltworx software application. Design print and stitch!  

 

Really - I can quilt with templates on MY machine?
Donelle McAdams for 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!  

 

Sewing Savvy-What It Takes
Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu
Achieve the best sewing results for any project. Learn how needles and threads work together with your chosen fabrics, check out some everyday sewing tips and become a more confident sewer.  

 

Something Fishy Going On
Pam Manthei of Fiskur Leather
Since 2011 Pam has incorporated Fish Leather in her sewing and quilting projects. This unique fabric comes in many colors and textures and is so easy to sew on a home machine. Come and check out this interesting fabric as Pam offers her best tips and tricks for work with this fabric.  

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