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Class
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Who’s Managing the Orphanage? Marty Moon Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2X
  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 Wonderful World of Paintstiks® Laura Murray Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5X
  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 Embroidery 101: Beginner's Workshop** Peggy Dilbone Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6X, B22
  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 Binding Basics and Beyond (BYOF) Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
  Don’t come to a halt with your quilt projects just because you don’t know how to bind properly. This workshop will make the binding proces More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Modern Table Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
  Using a traditional chevron pattern with ¼” piecing and quilting on the serger, create this newly-designed table runner with a very moder More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Flower Power Monogrammed Tote* Lyn Powers Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 9X
  This is an embroiderer’s dream – no splitting seams on this quick and easy spring tote. Stitch out a fun, 3D monogram applique in your cho More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
  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 Wired Woman Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A12X
  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 Easy-Peasy Pineapple Table Runner (BYOF) Jean Ann Wright Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A13X, B29
  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 Fantabulous Feathers and Fills Gina Perkes Thursday
3/20/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A14X, B30
  Feathers are amazing to see, and amazing to create, too! Stylized and incredibly versatile, they allow you to find your own unique feather-work style More...
   
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Cutting In...Cutting Out: The Latest One-Seam© Pants Louise Cutting Thursday
3/20/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  ‘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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Sewing with the Stars: Clean Sweep Debra Justice Thursday
3/20/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  Want to sew efficiently and be more organized? See a variety of sewing rooms large and small to get ideas on what works for the layout: machines, cu More...
   
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Simply Great Casual Jackets Barb Callahan Thursday
3/20/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  Sew your jackets faster and easier while maintaining the good looks you want. Barb's newest, tested and successful techniques can create a truly work More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Framing the Face Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/20/14

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A11, B27
  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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Sew to Look Slim: Short Jacket/Long Top Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/20/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  A well-shaped jacket, constructed with proper interfacing or underlining, can perk up droopy shoulders and minimize disproportionately large arms, bus More...
   
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Embellished Clothing: Zakka Style Linda Lee Thursday
3/20/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  The Japanese word 'zakka' refers to a design style that embodies simple charm and a homemade aesthetic. Explore ways to add unique handmade touches to More...
   
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Artistic Tops 'n Tees Londa Rohlfing Thursday
3/20/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  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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Style School: Texture, Fabric and You Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/20/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
  I love that fabric….. but will it fit in with my other clothes? Understand the messages your fabric choices are sending as you see how the text More...
   
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Pants To Fit YOU! Susan Ingram Thursday
3/20/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B21X
  Take the smiles out of your pants – they belong on your beautiful face! Learn about measuring, creating your pattern, sewing and tweaking your More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tote-ally Sophisticated* Lyn Powers Thursday
3/20/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B25X
  Start with a printed jute-look tote and discover easy ways to create with your embroidery machine, even with challenging designs and fabrics. This glo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tints and Textiles: New Effects in Surface Design Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/20/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B28X
  Get your hands on Lutradur and T.A.P. (Transfer Artist Paper), two of the hottest new products created for surface design and art quilts. Combine a v More...
   
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7 Steps to a Tailored Fly Front Zipper James McFarland Thursday
3/20/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C37X
  Master Tailor James McFarland takes the stress and confusion out of the process as he shows how fly front zippers can be easily and quickly installed More...
   
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Hands on Workshop English Paper Piecing: Hexies Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/20/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C43X, D59
  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 Origami Flower Pin Stephanie Farrell Thursday
3/20/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C44X
  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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Core Sewing Skills: The Next Set Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  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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Princess Seams and Other Busty Issues Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
  Princess seams are among the most flattering lines for all figures. They are also the easiest to alter for the bust area. Learn how the seam method of More...
   
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Machine Smarts: Sewing With Knits Debra Justice Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  Discover trouble-free techniques that make sewing with knits easy, whether starting from scratch or hemming/altering ready to wear. Learn about choos More...
   
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You Can Piece It Right Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
  When connecting all those tiny pieces or making perfect points is critical, paper piecing is your answer. It’s a fun way to solve some of the pi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Leaves, Wings and Wildflowers Eric Drexler Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY
  Ever the thread artist, Eric shares how fun and easy it is to make realistic looking leaves, wings, and wildflowers, which add depth and dimension to More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tessa (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
  Caught somewhere between the traditional pinwheel and a tessellating motif, these dynamic windmill blocks come together as if by magic! Fun and easy More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Fashion Savvy Serger Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  Working with half-scale pieces, learn to make quick tees, pants and tanks on your serger using easy construction techniques. Add some of the newest em More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Julia’s Joyous Rose (BYOF) Kim Montagnese Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  Created for Kim's granddaughter, Julia Rose.... this sweet (but not too) block is a perfect place to experience Kim’s amazingly easy finished-ed More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sewing Machine Smarts: Extraordinary Applique Darlene Guillory Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
  Add creativity to your applique using built-in utility and decorative machine stitches. Even a satin stitch can be enhanced to add sizzle and make you More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Graphic Quilts that POP (BYOF) Colleen Casey Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY
  Looking for a bit of POP in your next quilt? Explore Terry Atkinson's new book Graphic Mixx as you m More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Beauteous Blocks and Borders Gina Perkes Thursday
3/20/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C46, D62XY
  Learn to create quilting designs to fit your borders and design one-of-a-kind block motifs as you find inspiration and the practical knowledge to make More...
   
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Fashion Knits 101 Linda Lee Thursday
3/20/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  Fashion knit fabrics have a delicious drape and create elegant yet comfortable garments, but construction often brings up many questions. Master the t More...
   
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Accessories From the Attic Barb Callahan Thursday
3/20/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  Whether your treasures are in the attic or have already made it into your sewing stash, see how they can be used to bring your projects to life. Gath More...
   
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The Sheath Dress Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/20/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  This wardrobe staple is “hot”. Let Kathy show you how to fit it over your various curves and construct it in a flash, fully lined, with or More...
   
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Iconic American Sportswear Sandy Miller Thursday
3/20/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
 

Would you like to refresh your wardrobe, incorporating style and practicality at the same time? You might be surprised at what a good plan America More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric Beads Necklace Tammie Campbell Thursday
3/20/14

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D53XY
  This smart, easy and infinitely creative bead-making technique is a great way to use up the scraps and snips on your cutting room floor. Embellished More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Knotted Scarf Alex Woodbury Thursday
3/20/14

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D60XY
  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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Out of the Ordinary Embroidery Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/20/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  When your fabric is not ‘average’, how do you create wonderful embroideries? See an amazing collection of items Cindy has turned into per More...
   
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Sloper Savvy Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/20/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  What is a sloper and how do I use it? Discover the advantages of having a sloper to help you in making your personal pattern alterations. Learn how t More...
   
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Perfecting Ruffles, Gathers and Pleats Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/20/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  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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Hems: The Ups and Downs Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/20/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  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 Ruffled Flower Neckpiece Barb Callahan Thursday
3/20/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101
  Barb and her husband have designed an innovative new loom which is used to create many items, including flowers that make the perfect embellishment fo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Impromptu Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Thursday
3/20/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103
  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 Elegant Magic Box Dini Yan Thursday
3/20/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F89X, G105
  Learn to create and stitch out embroidery designs that magically transform a flat surface into a charming container! Peek behind the curtain as Dini r More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fitting the Four Bs: The Workshop Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/20/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F92X, G108
  Bellies, boobs, backs and butts! Experience altering for all four - singly and in combinations - without causing distortions to your pattern. Example: More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Poppies In A Black and White Field Helene Weber Thursday
3/20/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F93X, G109
  Three inch strips, stitched, cut and sewn, form the asymmetrical framed backdrop for the poppies, always eye-catching but even more so in this dramati More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bread and Butter Dusty Farrell Thursday
3/20/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F94X, G110
 

In a class packed full of everyday real-life quilting situations, Dusty shares his creative short cuts. More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Ombre: Hand Dying for Variegation June Colburn Thursday
3/20/14

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F81, G 97
  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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  Friday, March 21, 2014
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Creative Jacket Journey Londa Rohlfing Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H115X
  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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Hands on Workshop Tank Topping (BYOF) Alex Woodbury Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
H117X, J136X
  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 Soft and Cuddly: Embroider a Stuffed Animal Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H118X
  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 Facade Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
  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 DeColourant Decor June Colburn Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H120X
  Wake up tired bedroom decor with creative bed linens! Bring a pair of pillowcases to decorate with DeColourant colors and you’ll fall in love wi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pick a Pocket or Two Marty Moon Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H121X
  Learn to make the two-fabric prairie points used in so many of the fun Karie Patch Designs patterns. They can be used in so many places and a variety More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Simple Seminole Zippered Pouch Darlene Guillory Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  Create this detailed and simple-to-make pouch as you learn just how much fun Seminole piecing can be. Insert sashings to surround your focal point Se More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bluebird in Spring Helene Weber Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
  Discover how an artist sees the landscape as you build your own striking “first breath of spring” scene. The medium: bits of fabric cut in More...
   
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Hands on Workshop WhatchamaClutch Kim Montagnese Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
H124X, J137X
  Create one of these fun, whimsical and definitely artful clutches from the fabric on up. You’ll spend the first half of class creating your fab More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Flower Seeds: A Skinny Quilt Nelly Vileikis Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141
  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 Glorious Grids With Fillers Gina Perkes Friday
3/21/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H126X, J142
   Fear grids and fills no more! Instead, make straight lines your best friend. Learn to use grids for both ruler work and as a guide for perfect More...
   
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Pattern Prep for Alteration and Fitting Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/21/14

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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Cutting To The Chase: Sewing Great Garments Louise Cutting Friday
3/21/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  Modernizing your sewing techniques will help improve your finished garments. Learn how leading design houses create smooth curves, great collars and More...
   
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Fine Tune Your Sewing Skills Linda Lee Friday
3/21/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
  It’s the small things that make a difference. You know how to sew, but disappointments abound. The focus here are the fine, subtle details that More...
   
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From Mockup to Paper Pattern Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/21/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129
  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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Sew News Live! Sewing With Your Feet Debra Justice Friday
3/21/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
  Debra’s Footwork column from Sew News magazine comes to life in the classroom as she shows a wide variety of presser feet: the standard use and More...
   
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What Comes First in Fit? Lorraine Henry Friday
3/21/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  This is lots easier than the chicken or the egg riddle! Understanding the principles of adjusting patterns dictates the order of making the changes o More...
   
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Color Blocking Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/21/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J132
  The fashion forward technique of color blocking…it will transform plain garments into creative, unique color-block designs! Take your basic top More...
   
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Buttons to Boast About Barb Callahan Friday
3/21/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J133
  Something as simple as a hand-made button can change the attitude of a garment or accessory in a flash. Learn to make your own beautiful buttons usin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tea for Two Apron Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/21/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J134X
  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 Tantalizing Tile Blocks Laura Murray Friday
3/21/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J140X
  Create unique quilt blocks inspired by Mexican hand painted ceramic tiles using Paintstiks®, stamps, and fusible web. Painted and layered shapes a More...
   
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Easy Fit for a Wardrobe of Style Choices Susan Ingram Friday
3/21/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K149X
  Learn how and where to measure and transfer your numbers to your pattern for truly custom fit. Gather professional tips for ‘tweaking’ yo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Flower Power Monogrammed Tote* Lyn Powers Friday
3/21/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K153X
  This is an embroiderer’s dream – no splitting seams on this quick and easy spring tote. Stitch out a fun, 3D monogram applique in your cho More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hoot Owl Wool Applique Colleen Casey Friday
3/21/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K155X
  Create a wonderful one-of-a-kind wool applique owl in class, ready to be finished as a trivet or appliqued to a larger piece of wool to become a pillo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink 101 Joyce Teng Friday
3/21/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K156X
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a diverse ran More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  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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DIY Pants Fitting Linda Lee Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
  Not many of us enjoy the benefit of having an expert pants fitter at our fingertips, so we are left to our own devices when it comes to altering our p More...
   
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  Get comfortable with your serger! Control serger tensions with a formula that works on any serger and see factors that affect stitch quality plus some More...
   
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Sweatshirt University Connie Spurlock Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
  It’s a jam-packed course full of tips and ideas for designing one-of-a-kind jackets for adults and kids. Learn to re-use, recycle and rejoice w More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pinwheel Sampler Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K150, L166XY
  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 Vortex Quilt (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY
  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 Coco’s Got a Brand New (Quilted) Bag Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K152, L168, M184
  Coco’s first bag was such a huge hit, Baby Lock has designed a sequel. Using classic techniques like channel quilting to create the signature lo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tiki Run (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K154, L170XY
  Create a unique quilt with a modern aesthetic using pre-cut batik strips (included in the kit) and a unique construction process. You’ll learn f More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tie Up A Bag Barb Callahan Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K157, L173XY
  It’s silk, it’s ‘green’ and it’s creative. Use a handful of men's ties, a special closure and some decorative stitches More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Art Quilt: Longarm Techniques Helene Weber Friday
3/21/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K158, L174XY
  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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Convex to Concave Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/21/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  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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Ruffles 10 Ways Debra Justice Friday
3/21/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  Learn to make and apply ruffles quickly and easily by machine. Directions for ten different ways to make ruffles from cotton to chiffon, knits to lace More...
   
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Fit: Measure Like a Master Lorraine Henry Friday
3/21/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  Who fits the dressmaker? Accurate measurements are the key to getting a good fit for yourself by yourself. The four measurements listed on the pattern More...
   
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Do It In The Hoop! Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/21/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  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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Hand Tailoring and Finishing Stitches James McFarland Friday
3/21/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165
  Tailoring requires the use of a full suite of hand stitches to give beautiful results and professional finishes for each garment. Master Tailor James More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Decorating Geometry: Couch Cube (BYOF) Alex Woodbury Friday
3/21/14

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L169, M185
  Cubed and lovely, zip one up of these delightful pillows in no-time and you’ll be having fun from start-to-finish – from the mind-blowing More...
   
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Spyro Quilting Dusty Farrell Friday
3/21/14

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L171, M187
  Remember making Spirographs® as a kid? Well just imagine quilting with those designs. Great for kids’ quilts, those with really bright, fun More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric Die Cutting for Beginners (BYOF) Ebony Love Friday
3/21/14

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L172, M188
  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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Classic White Shirts: Techniques for Great Results Sandy Miller Friday
3/21/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  White shirts are an American standard, including the tailored boyfriend shirt, silk tunic, sporty camp shirt and pullover tops with distinctive detai More...
   
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Art-to-Wear: What to Put Where, and Why Londa Rohlfing Friday
3/21/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  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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Sew Instantly Slimming Pants Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/21/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  Learn a drafting technique to make you look slimmer instantly with special stitching on the interior of your pants from hip to hip. This super-slimmi More...
   
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Business Series: Where to Begin? Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/21/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  Starting a business may seem daunting, whether it’s sewing, alterations, embroidery or more, but it is can be so rewarding. It starts with a pla More...
   
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Fusible Applique Success Connie Spurlock Friday
3/21/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M181
  Has your fusible fizzled out? More fusible web on your ironing board than on your applique pieces? Leave frustration behind as you discover the appli More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Slashed Velvet Bag June Colburn Friday
3/21/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N196X, P212
  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 One Pattern Many Looks: Pants Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/21/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N197X, P213
  Kathy will measure one lucky class member and build her custom pattern in class. Using this demonstration as the jumping off point, learn to create a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Diamonds Are Still a Girl’s Best Friend: Sweatshirt Jacket Transformation Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/21/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  Learn to take an ordinary sweatshirt and turn it into a jacket with enough bling to impress. Add a new Austrian Crystal zipper and gorgeous embroider More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Free Motion Machine Quilting Jean Ann Wright Friday
3/21/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
  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 Bento Box Exchange (BYOF) Ebony Love Friday
3/21/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218
  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 Style School: Personal Color Choices Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/21/14

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N203, P219
  The colors you wear can make or break your overall appearance. Go beyond basic color theory and learn to incorporate colors that work for you as you s More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hemming Decisions: The Workshop Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/21/14

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N204, P220
  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, March 22, 2014
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Hands on Workshop Eureka Top Linda Lee Saturday
3/22/14

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Q229X, R247X
  Ready for a fun and practical addition to your all-season wardrobe? Using an easy-fit pattern, make this perfect-for-layering, scoop neck, cap sleeve More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilt-essential Quilt Starter Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/22/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q230X
  Combine quilt starters, Mylar and hooped embroidery to make a beautiful four block quilt or pillow top. Learn reverse appliqué, where the midd More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Almost Whole Cloth Nelly Vileikis Saturday
3/22/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R245
 

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 Pillowcases Pillowcases! (BYOF) Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
3/22/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Create two different pillowcases as you use the serger for speed and good looks. They’re so fast and easy to make, you’ll be giving them More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Spontaneous Quilt (BYOF) Kim Montagnese Saturday
3/22/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  Follow your muse as you make a quilt with gentle curves or dramatic angles using this surprisingly easy “Inside-Out Broken Quilting” techn More...
   
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Hands on Workshop A Scrap Bag Full of Jelly Beans (BYOF) Jean Ann Wright Saturday
3/22/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  Big and little Log Cabin blocks come together to make an innovative contemporary quilt. Cut jelly bean-colored strips and offset them with black for a More...
   
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Quiltology 101 Marty Moon Saturday
3/22/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q236X
  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 Twisted Hexagons by Machine (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Saturday
3/22/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Create these large blocks using a single template and pre-cut strips. There is no handwork as in traditional English Paper Piecing, and many ways for More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Longarm Applique and Embellishment Gina Perkes Saturday
3/22/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q238X, R254
  Consider using the long arm machine for more than quilting! Get your hands busy as you expand ideas about what’s possible. Every creative quilt More...
   
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I Love You To Death…Now CHANGE! Louise Cutting Saturday
3/22/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  Keep those artistic juices flowing while you sew clothes you'll love to wear, as you ‘marry’ your shape and patterns together. A few patt More...
   
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Business Series: How to Market Yourself Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
3/22/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  Do you know what you want and how to launch your business into the marketplace? While you get your creative juices flowing, discover some steps to fol More...
   
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12 Sewing Skills to Master Debra Justice Saturday
3/22/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Start right at the beginning as Debra shares the skills everyone who uses a sewing machine should know: balancing your stitch and choosing correct nee More...
   
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Simply Great Casual Jackets Barb Callahan Saturday
3/22/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  Sew your jackets faster and easier while maintaining the good looks you want. Barb's newest, tested and successful techniques can create a truly work More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Felted Zipper Art Pin Tammie Campbell Saturday
3/22/14

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235, R251
  The most interesting part of the zipper is the coil, so let it lead you, as it curls and meanders, to a shape you love. Add needle-felted wool roving, More...
   
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The Perfectly Set Sleeve Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/22/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  The goal is to create clothing with no restrictions to physical activity but which shows off great-looking fit when standing still. Learn to reach tha More...
   
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Pants: Different Cuts for Different Curves Lorraine Henry Saturday
3/22/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242
  Some butts are flat, some are curvy.....some very and others not so much. What are YOU? Learn to make a template of your shape using a mirror, your More...
   
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Pattern Drafting From Favorite Garments Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/22/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  Learn the rules for copying clothes or their best details. See how Kathy copies selected garments brought to class (maybe yours!), and shows how to re More...
   
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Want to Earn a Little Extra? Connie Spurlock Saturday
3/22/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  Selling your creations may generate some cash, but how can you really know you’re on the right track? Immerse yourself in the tricks of the tra More...
   
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Hands on Workshop One Zip Pouch Alex Woodbury Saturday
3/22/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R246X
  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 StarBuilder™ Sensations Laura Murray Saturday
3/22/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R252X
  Create sensational no-sew designs with Paintstiks®, StarBuilder™ stamps and fusible web.  Learn a breakthrough method which puts amazin More...
   
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Wearable Art Knit Jackets Londa Rohlfing Saturday
3/22/14

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S259X
  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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Tools and Tricks of the Trade Susan Ingram Saturday
3/22/14

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S261X
  Notions – and knowing how to make the most of them -- make all the difference in your sewing. Discover ways to make your sewing easier, faster More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  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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Make It With Lace Debra Justice Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  Lace is timeless and adds a soft romantic look and feel to fashions and accessories like nothing else can. Learn the secrets to successfully sew, fini More...
   
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RTW Alterations: Men's (and Women's) Pants Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  Droopy drawers are never flattering, and men need their clothes altered too. See the step-by-step process for creating a tailored, flattering fit when More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery 201: Exploring Special Effects** Peggy Dilbone Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X
  Get more creative with your machine embroidery projects. Learn to use fabrics, add special effects and explore other, more advanced techniques. You&rs More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Beauty of Bias Workshop Barb Callahan Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  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 Serger Organizer Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  We all need a little organizational help, and here it is! A travel tote for your jewelry, handy case for knitting needles or crochet hooks, each of th More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Binding by Machine (BYOF) Ebony Love Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  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 Sewing Machine Smarts: Quilting Sampler Darlene Guillory Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  This "catchy" quilted travel tray is infinitely useful in your hotel room or at home. It’s also the perfect project on which to experience a var More...
   
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No-Stress Binding Success Connie Spurlock Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S267
  If the binding step brings your quilt project to a serious halt, now’s the time to find an easier, no-stress method. Even beginners can do this More...
   
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Iconic American Sportswear Sandy Miller Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S268
 

Would you like to refresh your wardrobe, incorporating style and practicality at the same time? You might be surprised at what a good plan America More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Yellow Daylily Helene Weber Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  Straight strip piecing, cutting and creatively rejoining yield the creation of a pleasing art background as you master sewing accurate long ¼&r More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Freehand Filigree Dusty Farrell Saturday
3/22/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S270, T286X
  Have you refreshed your free-hand quilting lately, adding options for the new “modern” quilts? This is your chance to get a handle on the More...
   
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Core Sewing Skills: The Next Set Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/22/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  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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Grid Magic for Easy Fit Lorraine Henry Saturday
3/22/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  Unlock mysteries of fit by using a grid – like on your cardboard cutting board – to help with altering skirts, pants and tops. Discover ho More...
   
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Fast Accurate Ways to Sew Darts, Zippers and Pockets Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/22/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  Kathy’s streamlined construction methods are amazing! You’ll love her easy way to handle zippers, and pockets that are versatile and work More...
   
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Sew Sensational Pillows Linda Lee Saturday
3/22/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  Finally, all the fabulous techniques for creating gorgeously-embellished pillows are broken down for you into easy-to-follow how-to steps. Linda&rsquo More...
   
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The Business of Longarm Quilting Gina Perkes Saturday
3/22/14

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T277X
  Running a longarm quilting business can be both rewarding and lucrative, though sometimes overwhelming. Gina shares her tips for running a successful More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Crochet A Rug Colleen Casey Saturday
3/22/14

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T283X
  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 Inktens-ifying Your Colors Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/22/14

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T284X
  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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