Fredericksburg - Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center

10/2/2013 - 10/5/2013

Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center
2371 Carl D. Silver Pkwy
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-548-5555


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Value Package A: $95.00 (Save $49.00!) Includes 5 class sessions, General Admission Ticket (VP), General Admission Ticket (VP), General Admission Ticket (VP), Shopping Bag & Neck Wallet (VP), VIP Reward – Save $5, and VIP Reward – Save $5. Additional sessions only $17.00 each.

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  Wednesday, October 02, 2013
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Hands on Workshop Beginning Feathers and Fleathers (MDB100) Linda V. Taylor Wednesday
10/2/13

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
 

Celebrate Linda V. Taylor’s 20 years as a Longarm Quilter!
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Start an Embroidery Business In Your Home (MDB300) Barbara Jones Wednesday
10/2/13

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Turn your passion for embroidery into a profitable home-based business. Whether in the thinking stage or already stitching for profit, you’ll f More...
   
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  Thursday, October 03, 2013
  Class
Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Who’s Managing the Orphanage? Marty Moon Thursday
10/3/13

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

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5X
  Create sensational no-sew designs with Paintstiks®, StarBuilder™ stamps and fusible web.  Learn a breakthrough method which puts amazin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Soft and Cuddly: Embroider a Stuffed Animal Cindy Losekamp Thursday
10/3/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 8X
  Learn to hoop an unusually shaped object while making an awesome gift for a special child (or inner child). Choose from an assortment of cute animals More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sew Crazy: Zippered Pouch Darlene Guillory Thursday
10/3/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
 

If you’re happier with organized piecing, but want a Crazy Patch look, try this!  Us More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Hot Mama In-The-Hoop Party Hope Yoder Thursday
10/3/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27
  Embroider a freestanding quilted trapunto block with delicate micro stippling as you experience Hope’s special techniques for achieving high dim More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Free Motion Machine Quilting Jean Ann Wright Thursday
10/3/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A12X, B28
  Have you ever doodled on a scrap of paper? If so, you can easily master free-hand machine quilting also known as 'fabri-doodling'. Learn the secrets o More...
   
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Hands on Workshop A Case of the Allovers Dusty Farrell Thursday
10/3/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A13X, B29
  Explore great designs that can be used edge to edge or made smaller an awesome background fill. Learn to make simple motifs into an incredible allove More...
   
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20 Tips for Terrific T-Shirts Sarah Veblen Thursday
10/3/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  T-shirts are a staple in most women’s wardrobes, but there’s no need for them to be plain or boring. Sharing neckline treatments to hem an More...
   
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Industry Insider Techniques: Sewing Louise Cutting Thursday
10/3/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  Learn the professional way to construct a garment’s details, section by section. They’ll tell the story when it comes to sewing fashion, a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Framing the Face Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/3/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 4, B20
  Trying on clothes is a joy when they make you look great, but frustrating and depressing when they don’t. Remove the guesswork from sewing decis More...
   
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Hems: The Ups and Downs Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
10/3/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 7
  Back to basics! Everything is hemmed, so learn the art of making them look good!  Discuss straight hems, curved hems, cuffed hems, asymmetrical More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bag in a Flash: Serger Basics Barb Callahan Thursday
10/3/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9, B25
  Get acquainted or reacquainted with the serger as you create this fun and trendy bag. Experience basic and new serging techniques, including gatherin More...
   
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Pants Fitting Concepts Sarah Veblen Thursday
10/3/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B17X
  Not only are pants a staple in most women’s wardrobes, they’re also easy to sew. Sadly, many women don’t make pants because of fitti More...
   
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Wearable Art Knit Jackets Londa Rohlfing Thursday
10/3/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B18X
  You want wonderful clothing as unique as you are! Whether you create on a comfy sweatshirt base (as Londa has become known for) or use a nice, full-b More...
   
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Paper Piece to Perfection Connie Spurlock Thursday
10/3/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  Having trouble with accurate piecing? Paper piecing is a way to get perfection because you aren't in it alone-you are stitching fabric to the already More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Knotted Scarf Alex Woodbury Thursday
10/3/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B21X
  Make an infinity scarf like no other! Sporting dozens of hand-tied knots, this is a handmade jersey knit scarf you can make in 90 minutes. Familiari More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wool Applique: Mini-Penny Colleen Casey Thursday
10/3/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B22X
  Learn everything you need to learn about wool applique as you stitch this beautiful miniature penny rug. Your kit comes completely pre-cut, so you ca More...
   
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Sewing With the New Ruffle Fabrics Lorene Bonewitz Thursday
10/3/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B23
  Oh my! Rows upon rows of already ruffled ruffles … by the yard! They’re elegant and a little bit sassy, super soft, drape well and make More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tea for Two Apron Cindy Losekamp Thursday
10/3/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B24X
  Make this adorable apron from just two dishtowels as the process of creating with your embroidery hoop gets more exciting! Learn how to do “in- More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Intro to Zentangle®-ing Kim Montagnese Thursday
10/3/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C36X, D52
  Kim Montagnese, CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher)
For those with little or no ‘tangling’ experience, this workshop introduces langu
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Hands on Workshop Origami Flower Pin Stephanie Farrell Thursday
10/3/13

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C37X
  Learn how to fold fabric to create a decorative floral embellishment. With just a few hand stitches, you’ll secure the floral form for a brooch More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bead Soup to Nuts Bracelet Tammie Campbell Thursday
10/3/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C38X, D54
  You won’t believe how easy (and fun) this goes-with-almost-everything-and-everyone-wants-one bracelet is to make! Even if you’ve never ma More...
   
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Perfecting Ruffles, Gathers and Pleats Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  Of course she has a system for creating these fabulous details! Explore Cynthia’s approach and methods for incremental marking, multiplication More...
   
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Stabilizer 101 Meg Covalt Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
  You’ve got your wonderful embroidery machine at long last, but where to begin?! Gain the confidence that comes with understanding as you learn More...
   
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Knit Knacks Pattie Otto Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  We’re living in knits, so why aren’t you sewing with them? They’re truly as easy to make as they are to wear. Gather all the lates More...
   
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Great Fitting Quilted Jackets Rae Cumbie Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C39
  Using the Tabula Rasa Jacket as her starting point, Rae shares how to gather great materials, plan your designs, work modularly and build your well-fi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery 101: Beginner's Workshop* Barbara Moore Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  For first-time machine embroiderers, this is the perfect place to start. Begin with machine set-up, learn how to hoop and then complete a trio of mach More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Coco’s Classic Quilted Bag* Cathy Gandy and Susan Zellers Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  With a little inspiration from a world class designer, Cathy and her team have created the perfect accessory to any woman’s wardrobe: a quilted More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Lickety-Split Log Cabin (BYOF) Jean Ann Wright Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
  Eliminate hours spent precision cutting fabrics to exact lengths and just start sewing these dynamic log cabin blocks from the get-go. Use the trim-to More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Black & White & Quilted All Over Lisa Sipes Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C43, D59, E75
  Learn a cluster of techniques including proper positioning for embroidery, simple trapunto, the "tack and trim" technique of embroidered applique and More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Contemporary Crazy Quilt Karen Lee Carter Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C44, D60, E76
  Discover a fun and simple machine construction method for creating contemporary crazy quilt blocks, and use your creative energy to enhance yours with More...
   
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Hands on Workshop In The Beginning: Quilting Machine Basics Linda V. Taylor Thursday
10/3/13

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C45, D61, E77
  Celebrate Linda V. Taylor’s 20 years as a Longarm Quilter!
Linda V. Taylor is world renowned for her incredible trai
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Flowers, Flowers, Flowers Barb Callahan Thursday
10/3/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  Barb’s own garden includes flowers she’s made from so many textiles, many of which are upcycled and reinvented: men's ties, elegant ladie More...
   
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Scrap Stash Busters Sandy Miller Thursday
10/3/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  We all have leftover bits of fabric once we’ve cut out our garments – too much to toss, but not enough to make another garment. Don&rsquo More...
   
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Solve Your Tension Headaches Rick Taylor Thursday
10/3/13

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D51, E67
  This class is for longarm quilting machine owners. Rick helps you understand some of the common causes of poor tension or thread breakage, which ensur More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Playing With Color and Texture Sarah Veblen Thursday
10/3/13

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D53, E69
  There’s a subtle difference between garments that look like separates and garments that look complete and cohesive on their own. The secret lies More...
   
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Alterations: Zipper 911 Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
10/3/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D55
  Another broken zipper?! Don’t toss out those pants or give up on that jacket. Instead, learn about the tools you’ll need and get step-by- More...
   
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Core Sewing Skills: The Next Set Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/3/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  Core skills are those practices you put into action every time you sew. Understanding the why, where and how is essential; practice helps you move swi More...
   
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Art-to-Wear: What to Put Where, and Why Londa Rohlfing Thursday
10/3/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  Designing wearable art can be challenging with so many great fabrics and so many ideas. How do you choose? How do you know when to stop? Explore fund More...
   
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Crafting Profits Connie Spurlock Thursday
10/3/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E71
  Having cash flow is not necessarily having a profit! Learn what it takes to cut the "loss" out of your profit; how to buy wholesale; how to manage you More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Slashed Velvet Bag June Colburn Thursday
10/3/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F81X, G 97
  Velvet and beads…. what could be more glamorous? June’s ever-curious nature brings us this wonderful ‘slashed’ velvet bag. T More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Impromptu Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Thursday
10/3/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F90X, G106
  Mix modern and traditional without the fuss, and wow everyone with this looks-harder-than-it-really-is quilt. A fun variation of the Disappearing Nin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Binding by Machine (BYOF) Ebony Love Thursday
10/3/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F91X, G107
  Not every project needs a judged-show caliber binding. Sometimes fast, secure and good-looking is what we’re after. Learn to achieve a beautif More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Flower Seeds: A Skinny Quilt Nelly Vileikis Thursday
10/3/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F92X, G108
  Imagine a curvy quilt made entirely from fabric squares and rectangles! Some say it’s like Cathedral Windows by machine … and while the m More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Art Quilt: Longarm Techniques Helene Weber Thursday
10/3/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F93X, G109
  Discover what’s different about quilting art quilts and other types of quilts. Explore quilting techniques and supplies, from basics like batti More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabulously Fluffy, Ruffle-y Scarf Barb Callahan Thursday
10/3/13

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F84, G100
  From the inventive workshop that is Barb’s imagination comes her newest embellishment toy -- a hand ‘ruffling’ fabric loom. Use one More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Crochet A Rug Colleen Casey Thursday
10/3/13

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F85, G101
  Here is a wonderful way to use up that fabric you loved so much you bought a lot. Learn to make hundreds of yards of ‘yarn’ from your fabr More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Piping Perfection: The Workshop Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/3/13

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F88, G104
  Cynthia’s trademark piping gives her garments a subtle and extraordinary finish, even as it stabilizes the curves of neckline and armhole edges. More...
   
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  Friday, October 04, 2013
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Class
Codes
Quiltology 101 Marty Moon Friday
10/4/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H115X
  Are you a new/beginning quilter or a "wanna be" quilter but totally perplexed when you pick up a pattern or book? Join Marty as she starts at the beg More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wired Woman Cindy Losekamp Friday
10/4/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H116X
  No, this isn’t a class about caffeine….although when you see her, you might think so. Create this whimsical pin using beautiful beads, More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tank Topping (BYOF) Alex Woodbury Friday
10/4/13

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
H117X, J137X
  Ready for a fun and practical addition to your all-year-long wardrobe? Make a scoop-neck tank without darts for no-hassle fitting, perfect for layeri More...
   
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Hands on Workshop English Paper Piecing: Hexies Debby Kratovil Friday
10/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134
  Hexagons are once again taking the quilt world by storm! This great take-along project is perfect for making Grandmother’s Flower Garden (GFG) More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Easy-Peasy Pineapple (BYOF) Jean Ann Wright Friday
10/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  Fun, fast and perfect pineapple cabin blocks! No math, no measuring, no paper piecing, just strip, stitch and trim. The newly designed Pineapple Trim More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pinwheel Sampler Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Friday
10/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  In this fun sampler, enjoy making different versions of one of the most timeless blocks in quilting:  the pinwheel.  Create eight different More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Gifts in Minutes: Hot and Cold Sensations Hope Yoder Friday
10/4/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H123X
  Your sleepy eyes will pop open when greeted by this bright, happy, colorful coffee koozie created with phoomph™ for fabric, the newest thing fro More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Very Dancey Indeed Nelly Vileikis Friday
10/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H124X, J140
  Half-rectangles add to the visual movement of these triangle-rich blocks, which almost appear to dance across the quilt singly or in groups. Learn to More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Star Gazing Linda V. Taylor Friday
10/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141
  Celebrate Linda V. Taylor’s 20 years as a Longarm Quilter!
Linda V. Taylor is world renowned for her incredible trai
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Pattern Prep for Alteration and Fitting Cynthia Guffey Friday
10/4/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  Start right, finish right. Discover the basic and practical steps involved in preparing your paper pattern for custom fitting and alteration. Learn w More...
   
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Industry Insider Techniques: Fitting Louise Cutting Friday
10/4/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  Look around you – how many women are the same size as you are – and how many of those are the same shape? Discover ways to choose and mak More...
   
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Alterations for RTW: Waists to Hips Carol Steinbrecher Friday
10/4/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H119
  Altering your purchased garments gives you better fitting clothes and better use of your dollar. Gaping back waists, snug or swimming at the hips, ba More...
   
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Fashion Engineering Sarah Veblen Friday
10/4/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129
  It’s rare that a garment doesn’t need any structure or support at all, but the mistake most sewers make is adding too much. Sometimes add More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Friday
10/4/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
  Get a grip on the newest notions to make your projects easier, faster, more fun and much more creative! If you've been at the sewing machine "forever" More...
   
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No-Fizz Fusibles Connie Spurlock Friday
10/4/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Fusible applique does not need to fizzle out! Learn to choose the right fusible, how to easily trace your pattern pieces without mess and what it take More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ruffled Scarf in a Flash Stephanie Farrell Friday
10/4/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J132X
  Scarves are the perfect accessory to any outfit. Knit or crochet a ruffled scarf to jazz up your ensemble! The unique novelty yarn used allows for j More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Painted Blocks Laura Murray Friday
10/4/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J133X
  Using Paintstiks®, stamps and fusible web, explore Laura’s “Stackers” technique, which creates the intricately detailed appearan More...
   
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Wool Applique Reinvented Barb Callahan Friday
10/4/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J135
  Revise your vision of how to applique wool! The popular return to penny rugs and other folk art pieces sent Barb in a different direction with her ap More...
   
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Hands on Workshop 15 Minutes of Play Workshop Victoria Findlay Wolfe Friday
10/4/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J139X
  Learn "made fabric" techniques by creating fabric from, well….. scraps. By doing so, you’ll build confidence in making choices and decisi More...
   
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Sewing Machine ABCs and 1-2-3s Lynn Lunoe Friday
10/4/13

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K146X
  Nearly every machine sold in the last half-century provides us with a number of essential stitches, accessory feet and functions. Get the basics unde More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric Die Cutting for Beginners (BYOF) Ebony Love Friday
10/4/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K148X, L164
  Learn the best tips and techniques for fabric die cutting from the leading expert on the topic! Die cutting is accurate, fast and painless. Get start More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pattern Alterations: Seams & Hinges Carol Steinbrecher Friday
10/4/13

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K150X
  Does the idea of eliminating frustration and flat pattern distortion intrigue you? See and learn how moving your pattern alterations to the seamline More...
   
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Wearable Art Inspirations Rae Cumbie Friday
10/4/13

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K151X
  Repetition leads to inspiration. Finding a great jacket and mastering its fit can lead to one great jacket after another, each with a new design twis More...
   
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Hands on Workshop 15 Minutes of Play Workshop Victoria Findlay Wolfe Friday
10/4/13

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K155X
  Learn "made fabric" techniques by creating fabric from, well….. scraps. By doing so, you’ll build confidence in making choices and decisi More...
   
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Crinkle, Sparkle and Shine Cindy Losekamp Friday
10/4/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  Mylar® for embroidery? What about the new angelina film? Can you wash and dry this stuff, how do you use it, which designs work best, what can More...
   
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The Bias That Binds Pattie Otto Friday
10/4/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  An easy alternative to the traditional turned and topstitched finish, the bias binding is quick and easy to do and adds color and texture to almost an More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Cardinal in Winter Helene Weber Friday
10/4/13

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K149, L165XY
  Discover how an artist sees the landscape as you build your own striking winter scene. The medium: bits of fabric cut into confetti and small strips. More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Facade Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Friday
10/4/13

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY
  A quick and easy quilt that’s sure to be among your go-to gift giving favorites! The hardest part is picking the fabrics (a layer cake and yard More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Serger Classmate Tote* Cathy Gandy and Susan Zellers Friday
10/4/13

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K153, L169, M185
  Make this perfect carryall for all those necessary class supplies or as a project portfolio in this technique-packed workshop. Learn what a serger can More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Arrowheads Quilt (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
10/4/13

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K154, L170XY
  Are you looking for a new and interesting twist on a traditional block? This only LOOKS hard! Begin by creating an 8” square from three large t More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sun and Moon Doorhanger Karen Lee Carter Friday
10/4/13

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY
  Learn a variety of machine embellishing techniques as you create this clever reversible door hanger, with a cheerful and inviting sun on one side, rev More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Freehand Quilting For Beginners: Turning Doodles Into Dollars Linda V. Taylor Friday
10/4/13

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K157, L173, M189
  Celebrate Linda V. Taylor’s 20 years as a Longarm Quilter!
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From Mockup to Paper Pattern Cynthia Guffey Friday
10/4/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  Making your mock-up fit is the first step, but transferring adjustments back to the paper pattern is the next. Discover reasons for tweaking the mock More...
   
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Artistic Tops 'n Tees Londa Rohlfing Friday
10/4/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  Explore unique upscale techniques for basic top and tee construction, followed by fabric manipulation techniques for knits to make your tees look even More...
   
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One Pattern…HOW Many Garments? Sandy Miller Friday
10/4/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  It seems so obvious, so efficient. Yet most of us use a pattern a second time to make another garment just like the first one. Sandy decided to expe More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Magic of Underlining Sarah Veblen Friday
10/4/13

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L166, M182
  Underlining a fashion fabric can add a subtle aura of quality, sophistication, and elegance to many garments; it also reduces the amount your garment More...
   
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1-2-3 Color My Quilt Nelly Vileikis Friday
10/4/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L167
  Nelly, whose color sense is the combined influence of several cultures and constant auditioning of fabrics for quilts, discusses how to approach color More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Great Things Come in Small Projects Lisa Sipes Friday
10/4/13

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L171, M187
  The fun in this workshop comes from creating beautiful embroideries using specialty threads which don’t fit through a needle. Explore the basic More...
   
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Convex to Concave Cynthia Guffey Friday
10/4/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  Explore how the correct preparation of concave seams, with emphasis on identification of grainline changes, allows this important seam to be stitched More...
   
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Stabilizer 101 Meg Covalt Friday
10/4/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  You’ve got your wonderful embroidery machine at long last, but where to begin?! Gain the confidence that comes with understanding as you learn More...
   
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Sewing With the New Ruffle Fabrics Lorene Bonewitz Friday
10/4/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  Oh my! Rows upon rows of already ruffled ruffles … by the yard! They’re elegant and a little bit sassy, super soft, drape well and make More...
   
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The Creative Business Model Barb Callahan Friday
10/4/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  You’ve got a good business started, but how do you keep it healthy? For thirty years, Barb has continued to perfect and change her business, pr More...
   
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Are You Ready for Some Sweatshirts? Connie Spurlock Friday
10/4/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M183
  Re-use, recycle and rejoice with this fun fabric! Get more ideas than you can imagine using sweatshirts to make jackets, vests, Christmas stockings, More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Petunias on Blue Helene Weber Friday
10/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N197X, P213
  Learn about color value, fusibles and raw edge applique as you create a pleasing arrangement of blues in various color values as your background. Onc More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Color Me Confident Carol Steinbrecher Friday
10/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  Do you know what colors really make you look great? Learn the dimensions of color and their effect on clothing design, fabric choice, and wardrobe pl More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fractured Landscapes Mini Quilt Cindy Losekamp Friday
10/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N200X, P216
  Let the machine piece the fractured background …chop it apart with a rotary cutter…back to the embroidery machine…more piecing in More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The 1600 Quilt Colleen Casey Friday
10/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218
  VRR VRRRM ….off to the races....with the Rockin' Rollin' Stripe Quilt! Using 40 strips of tone on tone fabric, create a quick and powerful(ly) More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidered Spiral Purse Dini Yan Friday
10/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N203X, P219
  Fashion accessories take a new twist with this fascinating zippered spiral purse. You’ll learn how to place designs attractively and how to hoo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bento Box Exchange (BYOF) Ebony Love Friday
10/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N204X, P220
  Enjoy a ‘block party’ in this fun and relaxing workshop. Make several fun Bento blocks during class, slice them up, and exchange them with More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Back to the Basics of Backfills Lisa Sipes Friday
10/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N205X, P221
  Ready to take the leap into free motion quilting? Are you a beginner who wants to add a little more "pop" to your quilting motifs? One of the easiest More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ombre: Hand Dying for Variegation June Colburn Friday
10/4/13

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N193, P209
  Conventional wisdom dictates: you can never own too many silks! These will be the ones you use and wear most often, with pride. Creating ombre is a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hemming Decisions: The Workshop Cynthia Guffey Friday
10/4/13

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N196, P212
  Get your hands on the essentials of proper hem preparation and execution as you create a notebook of samples to use for the balance of your sewing lif More...
   
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  Saturday, October 05, 2013
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The Art of Supple Embroidery Dini Yan Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227X
  From her extensive background in art and design, Dini shows you how to create, select, place and embroider luxurious yet soft, supply embroidery desig More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Almost Whole Cloth Nelly Vileikis Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Q228X, R252, S268, T284X
 

Explore easy ways to carry out a quilting theme to enhance your “almost whole cloth” art quilt.  Discover appropriate motifs in th More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Flowers In A Vase Helene Weber Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q229X, R245
  With just a little imagination, scissors and the freedom to embellish like crazy, you’ll be able to produce a multitude of flowers (no two neces More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ink-tensifying Your Colors Cindy Losekamp Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q230X
  Add the shades with wash-fast watercolors…don’t worry…you don’t have to be an artist. It’s as easy as when you were a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Let’s Make Up: Laminated Beauty Bag* Barbara Moore Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Explore the use of novelty fabrics and specialty feet to create a chic, go-everywhere beauty bag. Learn how easy it is to sew with laminated fabrics j More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric Frenzy Serger Quilt* Cathy Gandy and Susan Zellers Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  Create 10” blocks using a selection of 5” square prints that dance together. It’s fast (we know speed is important sometimes) and lo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Vortex Quilt (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  Work with pre-cut strips to create this amazing two-color quilt using a simple acrylic template. Choose ANY COLOR! You’ll strip piece, then cut More...
   
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Hands on Workshop 15 Minutes of Play Workshop Victoria Findlay Wolfe Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q235X
  Learn "made fabric" techniques by creating fabric from, well….. scraps. By doing so, you’ll build confidence in making choices and decisi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop One Zip Pouch Alex Woodbury Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q236X
  Learn basic bag construction quickly by making an easy and trendy zip-up pouch in just 90 minutes. Using the easiest zipper installation of all, comb More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Straight Lines Made Simple Lisa Sipes Saturday
10/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Straight lines look so simple……Achieving simplicity is more difficult than some think, and less difficult than what others expect. Lear More...
   
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Divine Details Sarah Veblen Saturday
10/5/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  Garment details are often what catch our eye. You probably don’t hold up a blouse and say, “Hey, look at this perfectly plain shirt!&rdquo More...
   
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Cutting In...Cutting Out: The Latest One-Seam© Pants Louise Cutting Saturday
10/5/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  ‘One-Seam© Pants’© are in many designer collections. With no side seams, they are quick and easy to construct, and very comforta More...
   
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Get to the Finish Line: Binding Made Easy Connie Spurlock Saturday
10/5/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q231
  You have those finished tops lying around - but then you quit?! You are almost done - add batting and backing a BIND those things! Success is just ar More...
   
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Core Sewing Skills: The Next Set Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/5/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  Core skills are those practices you put into action every time you sew. Understanding the why, where and how is essential; practice helps you move swi More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Saturday
10/5/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242
  Get a grip on the newest notions to make your projects easier, faster, more fun and much more creative! If you've been at the sewing machine "forever" More...
   
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What Does This Fabric Want to Be? Sarah Veblen Saturday
10/5/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  Selecting an appropriate style for a particular fabric is the first step to a successful garment. Explore basic garment silhouettes and which types More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wonderful World of Paintstiks® Laura Murray Saturday
10/5/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R244X
  Using Shiva Artist Paintsticks, learn to create subtle batik effects on plain fabrics or produce dramatic prints instead. The techniques are fun to le More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Delightful Wool Flowers Barb Callahan Saturday
10/5/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R246X
  Create a beautiful flower using hand-dyed wool from Barb’s stash. You’ll learn to manipulate your fabric with some simple turns and folds More...
   
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Sew Drapey Rae Cumbie Saturday
10/5/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R247
  Start sewing some of those luscious, drapey fabrics to add fashionable, soft garments to your wardrobe. Explore the process as you learn to begin with More...
   
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Hands on Workshop 15 Minutes of Play Workshop Victoria Findlay Wolfe Saturday
10/5/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R251X
  Learn "made fabric" techniques by creating fabric from, well….. scraps. By doing so, you’ll build confidence in making choices and decisi More...
   
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Creative Jacket Journey Londa Rohlfing Saturday
10/5/13

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S258X
  The creative process is an intriguing journey. Walk through the step-by-step design and construction methods used to create some of Londa’s jack More...
   
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Applique Six Ways: Machine Embroidery Hope Yoder Saturday
10/5/13

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S259X
  In-the-hoop means more than you might think! Explore the 6 most popular and innovative applique styles used by today’s modern quilt and embroide More...
   
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Alteration Business Know Power Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
10/5/13

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S263X
  Thinking of starting your own alteration business? Want to know what it takes? Learn to sell yourself first, and get a handle on all the basic requi More...
   
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Do It In The Hoop! Cindy Losekamp Saturday
10/5/13

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  Creating with your machine embroidery hoop is so much fun --- just hoop up some stabilizer and you’re on your way. Discover ideas and how-to fo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop More Zentangle®-ing Kim Montagnese Saturday
10/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S260, T276X
  Kim Montagnese, CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher)
If you took Kim’s class previously or have tangle experience, this is your workshop. Be
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Hands on Workshop From Rotary Cutting to Die Cutting Ebony Love Saturday
10/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S261, T277
  Learn to turn your rotary cutting directions into die cut-able quilts, quickly identify whether you have the right dies to complete your project and m More...
   
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Rulers, Markers, Gadgets and Gizmos Dusty Farrell Saturday
10/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X
  It’s a class full of everything you need to know about quilting stuff.  Longarm or domestic stitcher, this is time to learn about the lates More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Saturday
10/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  Using Debby's KISS Method (Keep It Small & Simple), discover how liberating free-motion machine quilting can be. Discuss threads, batting and bast More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Serging 101: The Wear It Everywhere Vest* Cathy Gandy and Susan Zellers Saturday
10/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S265, T281
  Get acquainted with the serger as you learn basic seaming for straight and curved seams, easing a neck edge and a no-pin match point system which work More...
   
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Hands on Workshop All About Zippers Darlene Guillory Saturday
10/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  Discover your hidden zipper muse in this ‘cover it all’ insertion workshop. Learn the language and methods for several kinds of zippers i More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Beauty of Bias Workshop Barb Callahan Saturday
10/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S267, T283
  Bias makes smooth curves and turns as trim or binding. Garments cut on the bias move gracefully, are softer and more supple than on straight of grain More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Practical Quilting Linda V. Taylor Saturday
10/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  Celebrate Linda V. Taylor’s 20 years as a Longarm Quilter!
Linda V. Taylor is world renowned for her incredible trai
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Taking Away the Sleeves Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/5/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  Summertime temperatures, excess bulk under jackets or your personal style may create a desire to bare your arms. Learn about adjustments for shoulder More...
   
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Waisting Away Pattie Otto Saturday
10/5/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  With elastic waistbands, comfort doesn’t always equal great fit. Pattie will explain the basics of casing and applied waistbands. The class also More...
   
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Scrap Stash Busters Sandy Miller Saturday
10/5/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  We all have leftover bits of fabric once we’ve cut out our garments – too much to toss, but not enough to make another garment. Don&rsquo More...
   
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Don't Forget to Copyright Connie Spurlock Saturday
10/5/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T279
  Got some ideas and would like to get them to the market? Your decisions will determine your success. Pattern development and printing is one element, More...
   
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Neck Wallet $5.00 view
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Project Pouch $5.00 view
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myPad $14.00 view
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