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  Thursday, October 13, 2016
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Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Perfect Fitting Tee...and Sew Much More Nancy Cook Thursday
10/13/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3X
  Have you ever wanted that perfect tee shirt? You know, the one that makes you look and feel fantastic? Learn how to measure yourself and how to transf More...
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Hands on Workshop Coco's Wallet Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
10/13/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6X, B22
 

Making this detailed, clever wallet is, as you might suspect, quick and easy -- on the serger. After creating a decorative front with various thre More...

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Hands on Workshop Piano Keys and Champagne Bubbles (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Thursday
10/13/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
  While working on this elegant and contemporary wall quilt you will explore several techniques to make and applique circles. Strip piece the piano keys More...
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Hands on Workshop Candy Delight: Quilting with your Embroidery Machine Cindy Losekamp Thursday
10/13/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
  We’re just like our grandmothers…we love to make quilt tops, but the quilting…not so much. Many of us own wonderful embroidery ma More...
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Hands on Workshop Pesky Rabbit in My Tulips Helene Weber Thursday
10/13/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  Just as you enjoy seeing your tulips come forth each spring, you might also find a pesky rabbit who has decided they are fun to eat! Make this adorab More...
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Hands on Workshop Crazy 8s- Oops 9s! Marty Moon Thursday
10/13/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A10X
  Unleash your creativity with just nine squares of fabric, as you make these one-of-a-kind nine-patch blocks. Unbelievably fun and easy, good for the b More...
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Hands on Workshop Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm* Jane Hauprich Thursday
10/13/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27
  Sit-down longarm machines are one-trick ponies: built exclusively for free-motion stitching, they’ve got the space to quilt pieces up to the siz More...
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The Ultimate Guide to Digital Sewing Patterns Meg Healy of BurdaStyle Thursday
10/13/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  The great advantage of digital patterns is of course immediate access to begin your project, 24/7, no trips to the store or waiting for delivery. Lea More...
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Making You (and Your Embroidery Machine) Sew Happy John Deer Thursday
10/13/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  A happy embroidery machine purrs like a kitten when you feed it a good design, so why does it sometimes growl like an angry dog? John explores the di More...
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Tummy Tuck Jeans and Slacks Kathy Ruddy Thursday
10/13/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  ‘Magic’ fabric and specially designed pockets can team up to make your tummy look flatter and your booty perkier. Learn to work with stret More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Contours: Front Bust Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/13/16

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 5, B21
  This first of a two-part series explores and resolves fitting the front bust. As Cynthia measures each student in class, you’ll see how to locat More...
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Dress Form Fitting Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
10/13/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  When making a garment, it is faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form, which you can see and evaluate clearly from all sides. Lear More...
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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Thursday
10/13/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly beco More...
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Core Embroidery Skills: Hooping and Stabilizing Katie Bartz Thursday
10/13/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B19X
  Yikes! It stretches! It’s too fragile! It’s too thick! No it’s not! Dive right into Katie’s easy hooping techniques, wher More...
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The Three Crotch Figure! Lorraine Henry Thursday
10/13/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
 

What is that? You! …No! …Yes! All figures have three crotches, two arm “crotches” and one lower torso crotch. Therefore More...

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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Perfect Buttonholes Barb Callahan Thursday
10/13/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B26X
 
Experiment with both decorative and utilitarian buttonholes as you use and expand upon ones pre-programmed into the machine. Explore corded and More...
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Fun Effects Embroidery John Deer Thursday
10/13/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C34X
  This class is all about the fun techniques you can create with embroidery. Explore the steps involved in creating a host of different in-the-hoop eff More...
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Sew Elastic Waistbands Like a Pro Pattie Otto Thursday
10/13/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C36X
  Elastic waistbands, the ultimate in comfort for skirts, pants and shorts can be sewn with professional results every time. This class will show fool p More...
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink Joyce Teng Thursday
10/13/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C37X
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko® inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a divers More...
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Core Sewing Skills: Darts 101 Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/13/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  Darts can be the starting point for creating a new look or they can be the saving grace for fitting curves. Or both! This single fitting instrument i More...
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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Thursday
10/13/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  Explore the insides and outsides of creating great bags. Learn to choose interfacings for the stability and the look you’re after, then discove More...
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Hands on Workshop Knit Baby Daygown Kathy McMakin Thursday
10/13/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY
  Unbelievable! A whole baby gown in just a few hours? Are you kidding me? You can do it! We promise! It’s quick, easy, looks very professional More...
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Hands on Workshop Pretty Practical Purse Pincushion (BYOF) Katie Bartz Thursday
10/13/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
  When the project is small, you want it to be just perfect – and this one is. With its whimsical design, this slightly oversized pincushion is t More...
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Hands on Workshop Applique and More: The Digital Cutting Workshop Libby Ashcraft Thursday
10/13/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  Take your applique to the next level using an More...
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Hands on Workshop Harmonious Whirlies (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Thursday
10/13/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  You’re going to LOVE curves! See just how to execute one of Nelly’s favorite quiltmaking techniques – the one she uses to create cu More...
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Hands on Workshop Invisible Machine Applique: Bleeding Heart Flower Helene Weber Thursday
10/13/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
 

Helene’s design ability is matched by her expertise in construction and, of course, sharing it all with her students. Create this lovely col More...

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Hands on Workshop Using Rulers and Templates with your Sit-Down Longarm* Jane Hauprich Thursday
10/13/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY
  The trickiest thing for free-motion stitchers to create is a straight line. Learn safe ways to use rulers and templates to stitch-in-the-ditch and mak More...
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Dress Form Draping Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
10/13/16

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D49XY
  Joe Vecchiarelli has been working on dress forms with designers, fitters and fashion draping experts for years, leading to the development of this one More...
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You Can Do THAT with a Serger? Peggy Dilbone Thursday
10/13/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  Amazing! Discover just how quickly a serger can help with nearly all your sewing. Great for much more than professional seams and finishes, sergers More...
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Top Ten Tools for Creative Quiltmaking Jean Nolte Thursday
10/13/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  Inside the Fons & Porter office exists a quilt maker’s paradise – new tools, tried-and-true tools, notions, templates, rulers and more More...
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Yikes Stripes! Kathy Ruddy Thursday
10/13/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  Striped fabric can become your new best design friend. Not only can it be used to extend your creativity and ability to design unique statement piece More...
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Hands on Workshop Bead Ladder Bracelet Tammie Campbell Thursday
10/13/16

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D53XY
  Make this fun and easy bracelet in class, using common jewelry making tools and techniques. Light and airy, quick and easy to make, you’ll likel More...
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Tell Stories Through Memory Quilts Cindy Losekamp Thursday
10/13/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  Get your family photographs out of the drawer and allow them to take center stage in your next project. You’ll see how to turn your paper photo More...
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Fitting the Armhole Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/13/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  Eliminate uncomfortable fit and unsightly drag lines as you increase movement in a jacket or blouse by stitching a properly fitted armhole. Learn to d More...
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Pattern Alteration SOS (Swivel Our Seams) Lorraine Henry Thursday
10/13/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  Tired of cutting your pattern into puzzle pieces and trying to put it back together to make it “kind of fit”? Have you ever wanted to jus More...
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Hands on Workshop Woven Crazy Woman Barb Callahan Thursday
10/13/16

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
F81XX
 
Famous for her innovative use of small looms, take this chance to use Barb's newest one to weave this wonderful “crazy” woman from an More...
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Hands on Workshop Hands-On Digitizing Workshop John Deer Thursday
10/13/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101
  Yes, you read the title correctly! This is a hands-on digitizing workshop geared not only to those who are considering digitizing, but also to those More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Dragonfly Moon Mini (BYOF) Jill McCloy Thursday
10/13/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103
  In this miniature version of the original wall quilt, Jill shares some of her favorite needle and machine techniques. That you’ll experience the More...
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Hands on Workshop Scalloped Edge Binding (BYOF) Kaye Koler Thursday
10/13/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F88X, G104
  If you need to add that finishing touch to your baby, wedding or everyday quilt, why not make it a scalloped edge binding!? Learn to size your scallo More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Contours: Back at the Underarm Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/13/16

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F82, G 98
  This is the second of the two-part series exploring and resolving bustline fitting issues. This time, looking exclusively at the back across the unde More...
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  Friday, October 14, 2016
  Class
Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Digitizing Made Easy John Deer Friday
10/14/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H113X
  Being and artist or computer geek is not a prerequisite for digitizing. All you need is a bit of time and the right teacher! Digitizing software may h More...
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Knits for the Absolutely Terrified Pattie Otto Friday
10/14/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H114X
  Racks are filled with them, as are your closets and drawers. Knits are everywhere, so why aren’t you sewing with them? A little hesitant? Palms More...
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Hands on Workshop Floating Block Tote Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
10/14/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134
  With fabric strips and a bold color palette, creating this stunning tote is fun and easy. You’ll build the tote sections from smaller squares w More...
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Hands on Workshop Little Bonnet: Beginning French Sewing by Machine Kathy McMakin Friday
10/14/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
  “Little French Bonnet” is loved the world over and is possibly our most well attended class at Martha Pullen. This sweet bonnet is the per More...
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Hands on Workshop Deco Rose (BYOF) Jill McCloy Friday
10/14/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  A combination of dimensional roses, paper pieced roses, appliqued roses, two types of leaves, mitered corners, use of directional border fabric, a min More...
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Hands on Workshop Cardinal At My Window Helene Weber Friday
10/14/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  The classic Attic Window design is a fun and easy pattern with extraordinary visual dimension. That it lends itself to so many variations is a bonus! More...
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Beautiful, Unusual Seams Barb Callahan Friday
10/14/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H122X
  Seams are not just the basic structure holding a garment together. They can also make a decorative statement, either bold or subtle. Discover a seri More...
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Hands on Workshop Start with a Stencil** Jane Hauprich Friday
10/14/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
  Use a stencil as your foundation for a beautiful free-motion design. Explore ways to alter stencil designs, then enhance with free-motion quilting. Le More...
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Top Ten Tools for Creative Quiltmaking Jean Nolte Friday
10/14/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  Inside the Fons & Porter office exists a quilt maker’s paradise – new tools, tried-and-true tools, notions, templates, rulers and more More...
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First We Go Up, Then We Come Down Lorraine Henry Friday
10/14/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
  How does a basic law of physics apply to fitting patterns? No, we’re not talking about weight, we’re talking about a basic law of fitting: More...
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Hands on Workshop Essential Hand Stitches Cynthia Guffey Friday
10/14/16

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H117, J133
  Geoffrey Beene said (more or less) “I’m going to stitch this beautifully by machine, no matter how much hand-basting I have to do to get t More...
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Core Embroidery Skills: Needles and Threads Katie Bartz Friday
10/14/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J129X
  With dozens of thread options and nearly as many needle choices, how do we choose? Investigate the anatomy of needles and threads to understand how t More...
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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Friday
10/14/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
  Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly beco More...
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Sparkle It Up! Cindy Losekamp Friday
10/14/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Adding a little sparkle to your garments is so much fun to do. Admit it…we’re all drawn to things that shine! See many new and exciting More...
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Millefiori: La Passacaglia Quilt Kaye Koler Friday
10/14/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J132
  Your friends are talking about them…..you’ve seen these quilts online, on Facebook, on Instagram and Pinterest....are you still wavering? More...
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Pleats, Ruffles, Scallops Barb Callahan Friday
10/14/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J138X
  Add any or all of these three different details to your sewing projects quickly -- and with no stress on you or your sewing machine. You’ll disc More...
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How to Fit A Dress Form to Your Body Shape Joe Vecchiarelli Friday
10/14/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K145X
 

When making a garment it becomes faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form.  Learn to make simple adjustments wit More...

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Fit & Fun Nancy Cook Friday
10/14/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K147X
  Did you quit sewing for yourself because of poor fit? Frustrated with patterns that just won't ‘work’ for your figure? Let Nancy show yo More...
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Hands on Workshop Pattern Drafting 101: The Custom-Fit Skirt Meg Healy of BurdaStyle Friday
10/14/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K146, L162XY
  Learn how to properly measure yourself for creating your own skirt pattern based on those measurements. Working together with Meg and fellow students More...
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
10/14/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
  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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Hands on Workshop Seasonal Table Topper with Prairie Points Helene Weber Friday
10/14/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K149, L165XY
  This small topper is the perfect way to carry the seasons into your home. Fun and simple to create, the process is one you’ll want to use over More...
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Hands on Workshop Modern Quilt Block Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
10/14/16

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K150, L166, M182
   Piecing on a serger is something most quilting/sewing enthusiasts never consider. But we should! This fast, easy alternative to traditional ma More...
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Hands on Workshop Triangle Party (BYOF) Jean Nolte Friday
10/14/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY
  Learn how to cut and sew both large and small 60-degree triangles with ease, and combine them artfully in this versatile motif. The quilt looks great More...
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Hands on Workshop Core Embroidery Skills: The Workshop Katie Bartz Friday
10/14/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY
  One of the most popular embroidery techniques is in-the-hoop applique, which is the first embroidery experience you’ll have as you create your p More...
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Hands on Workshop Finding Feathers (BYOF) Kaye Koler Friday
10/14/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K153, L169XY
  Learn to expertly paper piece this modern version of an old favorite in this small but striking feather trio. It’s a BYOF (Bring Your Own Fabri More...
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Hands on Workshop Quilting by the Foot Jill McCloy Friday
10/14/16

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K154, L170, M186
  Discover some of your most helpful machine accessory feet in a ‘foot on’ experience as you piece, applique, add texture and embellish this More...
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Hands on Workshop Free Motion for All (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Friday
10/14/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY
  The goal: to become confident about choosing and executing quilting motifs which enhance the piecing on a quilt. Sometimes background fillers are the More...
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Making Money with Embroidery John Deer Friday
10/14/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  We all know it’s important to love what you do… so why not make money doing it? It’s simple… the more money you make&hellip More...
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Core Sewing Skills: Secret Matchpoints Cynthia Guffey Friday
10/14/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  We all see triangles, circles and squares on our pattern pieces. What’s the difference? How important are they? Learn your way around these pr More...
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Who Fits the Dressmaker? Lorraine Henry Friday
10/14/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  She does! When you have no one to help, you learn to fit yourself. The easiest way to do this is through measurements. Learn the art of measuring, More...
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Applique and More: Discover Digital Cutting Libby Ashcraft Friday
10/14/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  The amazingly versatile digital home cutting machine takes appliqué and crafting to the next level. See how easy it is to scan images directly i More...
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Easy Embellishments Barb Callahan Friday
10/14/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  How many ideas can you absorb in just one hour? See easy, fast and versatile embellishments appropriate for a wide range of projects – garments More...
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Shirts, Chiffon and Skinny Pants Kathy Ruddy Friday
10/14/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
 

 Kathy's recent trip to NYC inspired this class, when she observed how great women of all sizes and shapes looked in this type of outfit. A l More...

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Hands on Workshop So You Want to Sew Clothes... Lorraine Henry Friday
10/14/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N194X, P210
  You’ll need to know a bit (or more) about fit and pattern alteration. Don't waste time and money making a garment that will be thrown away beca More...
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Hands on Workshop Cut and Go – Gifts in Minutes Libby Ashcraft Friday
10/14/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N197X, P213
  Join this fun-filled morning of quick and easy gift-making! Learn about the Brother Scan ‘n Cut as you create using different media and techniqu More...
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Hands on Workshop QuiltEssential Jacket Cindy Losekamp Friday
10/14/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N200X, P216
  Join us for an evening of sheer pleasure while creating something beautiful. We’ll be starting with a plain sweatshirt, then use a collection of More...
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Hands on Workshop The Sleeve Workshop: Fit, Feel and Fashion Kathy Ruddy Friday
10/14/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N201X, P217
  Armholes and sleeves, sleeves and armholes. One of the trickiest parts of our garments to get right, the opposing circles need not only to fit togethe More...
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Hands on Workshop Paperbag Quilt aka Chinese Coins Marty Moon Friday
10/14/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218
  Enjoy the serendipity of a project involving a mystery or two, fabric exchanges and working on a ‘need to know’ basis – all the whil More...
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  Saturday, October 15, 2016
  Class
Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Crocheted Cutie Cindy Losekamp Saturday
10/15/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226X
  Grandma used her hands to crochet tiny, perfect rows of beautiful edgings…if you love the look, now’s your chance to learn how to make t More...
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Hands on Workshop Bead Ladder Bracelet Tammie Campbell Saturday
10/15/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229X
  Make this fun and easy bracelet in class, using common jewelry making tools and techniques. Light and airy, quick and easy to make, you’ll likel More...
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Hands on Workshop Inspiring Serger Confidence Kathy McMakin Saturday
10/15/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246
  Intimidated? Fear not! The serger is your friend! It’s the perfect companion for your sewing machine, as it always makes you look like a profess More...
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Hands on Workshop A Quarter of Nine (BYOF) Jill McCloy Saturday
10/15/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247
  This is a project that can truly be finished in class …. if you are diligent. Stitch, cut, reposition, stitch again. Mark and layer. The layer More...
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Hands on Workshop Applique and More: The Digital Cutting Workshop Libby Ashcraft Saturday
10/15/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Take your applique to the next level using an More...
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Hands on Workshop Runner on Point (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Saturday
10/15/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  Learn the easiest, most accurate way to make unexpected and dynamic graphic shapes – no curves, just lots of possibilities. Explore the artful More...
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Hands on Workshop Chunky Churndash (BYOF) Kaye Koler Saturday
10/15/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  A new take on the old favorite, these Chunky Churndash blocks provide the perfect opportunity to pick up paper piecing tips and techniques. They&rsqu More...
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Hands on Workshop Easy Free Motion Designs for Borders & Sashings Helene Weber Saturday
10/15/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
  Learn fun, freemotion quilting designs for borders, sashing and backgrounds -- designs that will become the ‘go to’ choices in your studio More...
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Core Sewing Skills: Pockets! Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/15/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  Look at and discuss a wide range of pockets, including sewn-on patch pockets with no topstitching and patch pockets with topstitching; side inset poc More...
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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Saturday
10/15/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Explore the insides and outsides of creating great bags. Learn to choose interfacings for the stability and the look you’re after, then discove More...
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Core Embroidery Skills: Special Effects Katie Bartz Saturday
10/15/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  Take your embroidery up a notch, adding special effects to go from ordinary to extraordinary. Explore all facets of free-standing lace, free-motion e More...
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Dress Form Fitting Joe Vecchiarelli Saturday
10/15/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  When making a garment, it is faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form, which you can see and evaluate clearly from all sides. Lear More...
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Embroidery Basic Essentials John Deer Saturday
10/15/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R242X
  Regardless of the machine brand you own, the end results should always be the same… beautiful stitches creating soft embroidery! Getting consis More...
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Take Your Pants Off - Let's Make Some That Fit Nancy Cook Saturday
10/15/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R243X
  Take the smiles out of your pants, they belong on your beautiful face! Learn easy tricks for measuring, sewing, fitting and adjusting your pattern. D More...
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Today’s Dress: A Foundation for Creativity Kathy Ruddy Saturday
10/15/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  Learn how to select a pattern, pick the right size and alter the fit to include the armhole, sleeve, bust, shoulder angle and hips. Then get to the f More...
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink Joyce Teng Saturday
10/15/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R245X
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko® inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a divers More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery Effects: Textured Applique Alicia Welcher Saturday
10/15/16

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S263X
  It's a quick but valuable lesson! Learn how to add texture to your machine-embroidered applique by using stitches from the sewing side of the machine More...
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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly beco More...
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Hands on Workshop Pattern Transformation 101: Skirts! Meg Healy of BurdaStyle Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S258, T274X
  Use a basic skirt pattern to create new patterns in a variety of skirt styles. You are welcome to bring your custom-drafted skirt pattern from Patter More...
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Substituting Waistbands Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  Skirts and pants can become more comfortable as we move when the correct waistline treatment is used. Learn about straight waistbands and which body More...
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New Clues in Solving the Pants Puzzle Lorraine Henry Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  Frustrated with making pants? Crotchety crotches that don’t fit comfortably, wrinkles under the buttocks, diagonal wrinkles from the side down t More...
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Wallhangings, Small Quilts and Minis: Does Size Matter? Jill McCloy Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S261
  Find inspiration and explore a wide range of artful, fun techniques as you take a tour of Jill's many and varied samples. Discover the difference betw More...
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Hands on Workshop Coco Meets Kelly Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X
  This clever clutch is as much fun to make as it is to show-off. The front and back are embellished with decorative threads for a sophisticated look. More...
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Hands on Workshop Boreal Trees (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  A smaller version of Nelly’s popular quilt in the Winter 2016 issue of Modern Patchwork, Boreal Trees, at 44” x 22”, is a perfectly More...
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Hands on Workshop Tee Shirt Quilts the Easy Way: The Workshop (BYOF) Kaye Koler Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
 

Get those tee shirts out of the box and into a quilt -- the fast way! Using your pre-cut 2 or 3 inch fabric strips and a collection of memory-fille More...

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Hands on Workshop Quilted "Two Tie" Bag Barb Callahan Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S266, T282
 
Make this fun new “two tie” bag, coming to you straight from Barb’s creative design brain. You will learn to control the bias More...
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Hands on Workshop Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm* Jane Hauprich Saturday
10/15/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X
  Sit-down longarm machines are one-trick ponies: built exclusively for free-motion stitching, they’ve got the space to quilt pieces up to the siz More...
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Fab Fleece Pattie Otto Saturday
10/15/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  That oh-so-soft fabric keeps us so warm! Fleece comes in a wide variety of weights, types and textures. From outerwear fleece to Cuddle® and Minky More...
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Digital Cutting Software: Click to Creativity Libby Ashcraft Saturday
10/15/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
 
Software for digital cutting equipment makes it fun and easy to expand the capabilities of a digital cutter. Look at the process of importing an More...
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Sewing 911: 10 Steps to Sewing Success Kathy Ruddy Saturday
10/15/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  Learn what happens when the paper pattern that fits is cut out of real fabric that changes things! See how to ‘fabric fit’ each garment y More...
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Hands on Workshop Go Crystal Crazy Cindy Losekamp Saturday
10/15/16

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T277X
  Bring a shirt, bring a jacket, bring some jeans…or bring them all and hot fix crystallize them to the moon! We’ll be using templates tha More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery Effects: Cutwork Alicia Welcher Saturday
10/15/16

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T279X
  Cutwork is an elegant, timeless effect that has been adorning natural fabrics used in clothing, home décor items and more for hundreds of years More...
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Core Sewing Skills: Topstitching Details Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/15/16

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V289
  Nothing speaks of quality more than beautiful topstitching detail on a garment. Whether you choose a simple single line of stitching for subtle contro More...
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Essential Editing Techniques for Digitizing John Deer Saturday
10/15/16

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V291
  Not everyone wants to learn how to digitize their own designs, but most embroiderers do utilize software to modify the designs they already own. This More...
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Dealing with the Ds Lorraine Henry Saturday
10/15/16

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V292
  Age has a way of changing our figures in ways and places we may not enjoy. Whether Dropped bust level or Drooping buttocks, everything seems to have More...
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Lapel Pin $5.00 view
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Project Pouch $7.00 view
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