Schaumburg - Schaumburg Convention Center

4/3/2013 - 4/6/2013

Schaumburg Convention Center
1551 North Thoreau Dr.
Schaumburg, IL 60173
847-303-4100


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  Wednesday, April 03, 2013
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Hands on Workshop A Bag of Many Colors MDB400 Barb Callahan Wednesday
4/3/13

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  What can you create in just a morning? A fun, artistic bag! Start with a selection of fat quarters, then construct, embellish and wear. Fashion you More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Elegant Scrappy Jacket MDB300 Emma Seabrooke Wednesday
4/3/13

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  Ladies that love to sew and design: bring a jacket to class. It can be a purchased RTW jacket, an older jacket that needs new life or a jacket desig More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fitting and Style Clinic: The Perfect Skirt MDB100 Cynthia Guffey Wednesday
4/3/13

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  With a rack full of skirts to try on and wealth of fitting expertise, Cynthia offers you an opportunity to perfect not only the fit of a skirt, but al More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Chicks with Hattitude MDB200 Connie Spurlock Wednesday
4/3/13

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  Join us for this fun fusible class -- these five chicks will bring a smile to your face! Learn all about applique, how to use the pressing sheet, the More...
   
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  Thursday, April 04, 2013
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Instructor Date/
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Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Tumbling Leaves Pashmina Cindy Losekamp Thursday
4/4/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 6X
  Pashminas are elegant and go everywhere, over anything. We’ll use specially digitized embroidery designs, Angelina and a beautiful shawl to crea More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Thursday
4/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
  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 Poppy Quilt Helene Weber Thursday
4/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  There’s lots to learn as you create this artistic beauty! Start by creating the pieced and sewn wavy background without using pins or snipping More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Black & White & Quilted All Over Lisa Sipes Thursday
4/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
  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 The E-Shrug Linda Lee Thursday
4/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B23
  Get your hands on the fabric as you make the hottest clothing item in fashion today -- the shrug -- in a novelty knit fabric on the serger. You&rsquo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Good Feathers Gone Bad for Beginners Workshop Dusty Farrell Thursday
4/4/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A13X, B29
  Having a fit getting perfect feathers? Tired of the same old thing? Get your hands busy learning Dusty’s renegade way with the rules -- and how More...
   
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Cut Big, Sew Small Kathy Ruddy Thursday
4/4/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  Learn a potpourri of small but important, time-tested ways to make your next project a huge success. Includes steps for everything from start to fin More...
   
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The Art of Supple Embroidery Dini Yan Thursday
4/4/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  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 Fitting the Loose Jacket Cynthia Guffey Thursday
4/4/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 4, B20
  Using three of her newest jacket patterns, Cynthia demonstrates just how simple it is to fit size 6 to 28 for a flattering ‘go with everything&# More...
   
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Body Works: Tops Emma Seabrooke Thursday
4/4/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5
  Premise: Your body is perfect and most patterns are imperfect. Working with class volunteers, Emma shows how to remove wrinkles, align patterns to YO More...
   
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Crazy Quilt Pieces for Remarkable Garments and Bags Barb Callahan Thursday
4/4/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  Discover Barb’s no-fail technique for designing crazy quilt pieces, and explore just how to add them to garments and bags for maximum impact. W More...
   
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Great Fitting Quilted Jackets Rae Cumbie Thursday
4/4/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B18X
  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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Alterations for RTW: Waists to Hips Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
4/4/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  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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Paper Piece to Perfection Connie Spurlock Thursday
4/4/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B21
  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 Embroidered Bowls Cindy Losekamp Thursday
4/4/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B22X
  Create beautiful three dimensional bowls with your embroidery machine. Start with your base, add yarns, fibers and other secret ingredients, some pre More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Paintstiks® Inspirations Laura Murray Thursday
4/4/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B27X
 
Learn a variety of techniques using Shiva® Artist’s Paintstiks® for layers of color, design, and texture on plain-colored fabrics. More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Zentangle®-ing Kim Montagnese Thursday
4/4/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C36X, D52
  Kim Montagnese, CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher)
“Anything is possible – one stroke at a time.” Explore this directed, medi
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Hands on Workshop Let’s Make Up: Laminated Beauty Bag Gina Hodges Thursday
4/4/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C38X, D54
  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 More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Coco’s Classic Quilted Bag Cathy Gandy and Joyce Keske Thursday
4/4/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C39X, D55
  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 All About Zippers Darlene Guillory Thursday
4/4/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C40X, D56
  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 Colorburst Quilt Block Debby Kratovil Thursday
4/4/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C41X, D57
  Another great Magic Stax© quilt from Debby! Stack the squares, slice off parts, shuffle them up and then sew them back together, much like a Log More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sheer Bliss Sunflower Diane Gloystein Thursday
4/4/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C42X, D58
  This textural adventure is designed for those ready to step out of the box and embellish to their heart’s content! Loaded with fun machine tech More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Landscape Dreams Helene Weber Thursday
4/4/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C43X, D59
  What a reason to raid a stash! Working wtih fabric confetti, ‘paint’ your surface with color. Learn about creating depth of field with c More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Back to the Basics of Backfills Lisa Sipes Thursday
4/4/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C45X, D61
  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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Transitional Fitting: Shoulders to Bust to Tummy Cynthia Guffey Thursday
4/4/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  For most of us ‘normal’ is a figure which is one size in the bust, another in the shoulders and another in the hips and tummy. Learn how More...
   
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What Comes First in Fit? Lorraine Henry Thursday
4/4/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
  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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Beyond Plop and Drop – I Can Do THAT With Software? Tamara Evans Thursday
4/4/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  Perfect placement, design correction, creating texture, amazing applique, magnificent monograms, quilting and… the list goes on. Explore both More...
   
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Body Works: Bottoms Emma Seabrooke Thursday
4/4/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C37
  Premise: Your body is perfect and patterns are imperfect. Let Emma show you, by working with real people, how to fit pant crotch lines, remove wrink More...
   
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Tanks Again Linda Lee Thursday
4/4/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  Tank tops are the must-have wardrobe staple. Learn to use one pattern and change it so many times you won’t recognize it. Take a basic tank pat More...
   
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What Does This Fabric Want to Be? Sarah Veblen Thursday
4/4/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  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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Tools of the Trade Pat Barry Thursday
4/4/13

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D51, E67
  A ‘must’ for people who are just beginning their platform quilting machine adventures, Pat’s lecture begins with a tour of her studi More...
   
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Easy Techniques for Fleece and Wool Barb Callahan Thursday
4/4/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D53
  Pick up a treasure trove of contemporary techniques to use with fleece and wool. Includes simple seams (no serger needed), decorative seams, buttonho More...
   
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Pant Lessons Cynthia Guffey Thursday
4/4/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  When accurate measurements are applied to the pattern and good fit is not yet achieved, what’s the problem? Our unique contours, which a standa More...
   
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No-Fizz Fusibles Connie Spurlock Thursday
4/4/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  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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Wardrobe Strategy: Ensemble Solutions Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
4/4/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  Take your wardrobe beyond where it is today. Learn the basics of design to find your fabulous figure flattering best. Trigger you imagination, elimi More...
   
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Crinkle, Sparkle and Shine Cindy Losekamp Thursday
4/4/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E69
  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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Hands on Workshop Silk Screening for Your Home June Colburn Thursday
4/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F81X, G 97
  Become your own designer/decorator! Explore some of the basic principles professional fabric designers follow to create drapery and upholstery fabric More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The 1600 Quilt Colleen Casey Thursday
4/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F89X, G105
  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 Hipster Chick Hope Yoder Thursday
4/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F90X, G106
  Travel in style with this hip purse, perfect for keeping all your essentials close at hand. A zippered closure keeps everything safe and secure while More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hoop Weaving Barb Callahan Thursday
4/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F91X, G107
  Just when you think you’ve seen it all…. Barb comes up with weaving on a hoop! Learn how as you create a round piece of weaving in class More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Magic of Underlining Sarah Veblen Thursday
4/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F92X, G108
  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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Hands on Workshop Sashings and Open Spaces Nelly Vileikis Thursday
4/4/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F93X, G109
  Free-hand fillers take center stage in this panel printed with large, stylized flowers on a white ground. Treat each motif as an actual applique, add More...
   
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  Friday, April 05, 2013
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Class
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Business Know Power: Alterations & Sewing Carol Steinbrecher Friday
4/5/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H115X
  Thinking of starting your own alteration business or another type of sewing business? Discover what moves you out of the hobby category and into a RE More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Good Luck Quilt Block (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
4/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134
  The secret to this block is NOT templates but a magical way with your rotary cutter! Traditionally sewn with odd-shaped templates, this creative techn More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Glitz Blitz Clutch Darlene Guillory Friday
4/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  This will be perhaps the most fun (and full of techniques) embellishing class you've ever taken. Choose from your favorite colors to create your own More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Swirling Leaves Quilt Nelly Vileikis Friday
4/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  Bring nature inside with this outdoor-inspired quilt! Learn a technique to create curvy shapes and dynamic movement as you stitch this dramatic quilt More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Great Things Come in Small Projects Lisa Sipes Friday
4/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  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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Hands on Workshop Tiny Spring Sampler Marty Moon Friday
4/5/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H123X
  Fall in love with smaller projects, especially those which are portable. Learn or hone your foundation piecing skills with this nearly miniature Spri More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilting Negative Space Pat Barry Friday
4/5/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141
  Explore examples of great ways your quilting can enhance the simple piecing found in modern quilts. This new aesthetic provides an opportunity to show More...
   
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Sewing With Silks Linda Lee Friday
4/5/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  Start thinking of silk as an all-purpose fabric, properly defying the outdated idea that it is delicate, hard to work with and way too expensive. Dis More...
   
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How to Sew Your Best Jacket: Interior Structure Cynthia Guffey Friday
4/5/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  Jackets are meant to wear longer and hold their shape better than blouses. The difference is the interior structure, including kinds of stabilizers, More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Shimmering Landscapes Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/5/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
  Create this amazing little landscape without the use of a machine. We’ll use silk gauze as our base, lay in mohair fibers, Angelina for a little More...
   
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Sew Drapey Rae Cumbie Friday
4/5/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H117
  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 Bag in a Flash: Serger Basics Barb Callahan Friday
4/5/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H119, J135
  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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Hands on Workshop Playing With Color and Texture Sarah Veblen Friday
4/5/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H124, J140
  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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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Friday
4/5/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129
  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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How to Sew Your Best Jacket: Lining Essentials Cynthia Guffey Friday
4/5/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
  Lining your jacket helps it live a long and beautiful life, but is also the reward you build into it for the wearer – you! Learn all the little More...
   
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Fitting the Four Bs Lorraine Henry Friday
4/5/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Bellies, boobs, butts and backs…. the four most fit-worthy areas on the body. Too much, too little, no matter! Following the sequence in this & More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Painting with Crayons* Helene Weber Friday
4/5/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J132X
  Learn again as an adult how great a new box of Crayons can make you feel – full of hope and promise and hours of creativity. This time use them More...
   
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Jacket Up Your Style Part II Emma Seabrooke Friday
4/5/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J133
  Explore an entirely new range of style details for creating stunning jackets with the ever-comfortable knit collections. They look like jackets but f More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Origami Flower Pin Stephanie Farrell Friday
4/5/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J139X
  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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Pants Fitting Concepts Sarah Veblen Friday
4/5/13

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K147X
  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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Hands on Workshop The Cutwork Kitchen Barbara Moore Friday
4/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K150X, L166
  Create a beautiful apron for the queen of your kitchen and the envy of your guests. The bib of your apron features classic cutwork created on your emb More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Arrowheads Quilt (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
4/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K152X, L168
  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 Mitered Corners and Setting Triangles Nelly Vileikis Friday
4/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K153X, L169
  This elegant, modern small quilt brings lessons on mitering corners, correctly cutting side and corner setting triangles and the key to accurate stitc More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bead Soup to Nuts Bracelet Tammie Campbell Friday
4/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K155X, L171
  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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Hands on Workshop Paintstiks® for Your Art Quilts Helene Weber Friday
4/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K156X, L172
  Learn to use one of the most versatile tools in the artist’s box when you see just how easy it is to create using Shiva Paintstiks. Explore col More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Template Freestyle Pat Barry Friday
4/5/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K157X, L173
  Discover how to use quilting machine templates for custom free motion quilting. Begin using the rulers (straight edges) for outlining and stitch&ndash More...
   
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Building a Core Wardrobe Linda Lee Friday
4/5/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  This showcase of handmade garments will challenge you to rethink how you dress and what you want to sew. Linda will interpret how to read the trends o More...
   
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/5/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
  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 Hand Dyed Scarf in an Hour Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/5/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
  Since so many have asked how Cindy dyes her scarves…..here’s your chance! Use procion dyes to create a thing of beauty as you pick up al More...
   
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Are You Ready for Some Sweatshirts? Connie Spurlock Friday
4/5/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K149
  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 Serger Classmate Tote Cathy Gandy and Joyce Keske Friday
4/5/13

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K151, L167, M183
  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 The Perfectly Pretty Caddy Hope Yoder Friday
4/5/13

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K154, L170, M186
  Add delicate machine embroidery and fashion a romantic and handy caddy for all those essentials you need close at hand – in so many places! Emb More...
   
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Fashion Sewing Fundamentals: Blouse & Shirt Construction Cynthia Guffey Friday
4/5/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  The basic or not-so-basic shirt’s success rests on correct execution of key construction elements, with the biggest challenge at the seam inters More...
   
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Mastering Measurements for Fabulous Fit Lorraine Henry Friday
4/5/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  Want the key to understanding measurement relationships? Step to the side seams, please, to find the key to altering patterns for a great fit. Accurat More...
   
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Simple Tunics and Dresses Emma Seabrooke Friday
4/5/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  Learn to create the right tunics and dresses for you – for your figure, your lifestyle and your sewing time. They’ll make you feel attrac More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Radical Rulers for Beginners: A Drawing Class for Quilters Dusty Farrell Friday
4/5/13

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L164, M180
  Master the art of using rulers and templates for quilting with your longarm, midarm, home machine or for hand quilting. Dusty will work his one of a k More...
   
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Demystifying Machine Embroidery: Why, What, Where and When Diane Gloystein Friday
4/5/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165
  Learn the basic concepts needed to make decisions which result in stunning embroideries every time. Explore the mechanics of hooping, stabilizers and More...
   
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Fitting the Frame Linda Lee Friday
4/5/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  Most fitting solutions start at the shoulders, and what happens there can influence the fit of an entire garment. See what tools to gather and learn t More...
   
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Four Steps to Perfect Pants Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/5/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  Pattern, fit, fabric and technique. Kathy has the answers and YEARS of hands-on experience developing the system for creating perfect pants. Using se More...
   
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20 Tips for Terrific T-Shirts Sarah Veblen Friday
4/5/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  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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The Creative Business Model Barb Callahan Friday
4/5/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M181
  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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Hands on Workshop Color Me Confident Carol Steinbrecher Friday
4/5/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N196X, P212
  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 Poppies and Hummingbirds Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/5/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  Create this remarkable quilted tote bag using a collection of Cindy’s easy techniques. The best: all the patchwork and appliqués are cre More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidered Spiral Purse Dini Yan Friday
4/5/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218
  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 The Anatomy of a Collar Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/5/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N203X, P219
  A collar frames your head and draws attention up and away from the results of eating “too many cookies”. And it’s easy to add or ch More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Putting on the Glitz: Hand Beading in Surface Design June Colburn Friday
4/5/13

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N204, P220
  From bridal gowns to beautiful scarves, tutus to t-shirts, contemporary quilts to home décor, shimmery beads provide the ultimate finishing touch More...
   
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  Saturday, April 06, 2013
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Hands on Workshop StarBuilder™ Sensations Laura Murray Saturday
4/6/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228X
  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 Embroidered Slippers Extraordinaire Cindy Losekamp Saturday
4/6/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q230X
  You just won’t believe you can embroider on these slippers! Using specially created designs to make a pair for you or a special child, learn a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric Frenzy Serger Quilt Cathy Gandy and Joyce Keske Saturday
4/6/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247
  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 Tumbling Blocks Nelly Vileikis Saturday
4/6/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Optical illusions made easy! Learn the importance of value in color while building these easy 3D strip-pieced blocks. A great class for the intermedia More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Gifts in Minutes: Pretty, Practical Projects Hope Yoder Saturday
4/6/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q234X
  Create a pieced travel tissue cover using fashionable fabrics and some simple piecing techniques. Hate to do machine binding? No problem, get the look More...
   
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It’s a Wacky, Wild, Wonderful, Water-Soluble World Eric Drexler Saturday
4/6/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q235X
  Grab your notebook and jump right in--the water is fine! Join a fast-paced ride through the water soluble world of wash-away stabilizers! Your adventu More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Modern Motifs Lisa Sipes Saturday
4/6/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Some of today’s most dynamic pieced quilts offer the challenge of irregularly shaped pieces and wonkiness galore. Explore and practice simple m More...
   
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Seven Core Sewing Skills Cynthia Guffey Saturday
4/6/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  Core sewing skills are used regardless of what type of project or fabric or machine we're working on. Making them second-nature will improve the outco More...
   
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Downtown Bags Linda Lee Saturday
4/6/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  The real bags, the ones you carry every day to shop, to tote, to toss around. Not the fussy ones that you carry uptown to dinner. Learn how to make un More...
   
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Fashion Engineering Sarah Veblen Saturday
4/6/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  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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Get to the Finish Line: Binding Made Easy Connie Spurlock Saturday
4/6/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229
  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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Hands on Workshop Seams Make the Difference Barb Callahan Saturday
4/6/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233, R249
  Discover new alternatives to finishing your seams as you create a workbook of seams and finishes including Hong Kong, flat felled, French and Barb's o More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Mastering Multiple Pattern Changes Lorraine Henry Saturday
4/6/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Q236, R252
  If you have sliced, diced, slashed and extended your patterns, and find they still don’t fit, this is the class for you. Learn the principles a More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Saturday
4/6/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  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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Copy Cat Sewing Kathy Ruddy Saturday
4/6/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242
  Learn the rules for copying your favorite clothes or their best details. See how Kathy uses wax paper as she copies selected garments, and shows how t More...
   
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Sewing Machine ABCs and 1-2-3s Lynn Lunoe Saturday
4/6/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R243X
  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 Painted Quilt Blocks Laura Murray Saturday
4/6/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R244X
  Using Paintstiks®, stamps and fusible web, explore Laura’s “Stackers” technique as you create the intricately detailed appearanc More...
   
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Wearable Art Inspirations Rae Cumbie Saturday
4/6/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R245X
  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 Hot Oven – Cool Mitts Barbara Moore Saturday
4/6/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R246X
  You’ll fall in love with embroidery (or fall in love all over again) when you make these insulated oven mitts. Quilted on the back with a whims More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Gifts in Minutes: Hot and Cold Sensations Hope Yoder Saturday
4/6/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R250X
  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 Wool Applique: Mini-Penny Colleen Casey Saturday
4/6/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R251X
  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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Divine Details Sarah Veblen Saturday
4/6/13

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S258X
  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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Hands on Workshop Ruffled Scarf in a Flash Stephanie Farrell Saturday
4/6/13

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S268X
  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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Skirt Tactics Cynthia Guffey Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  A skirt can be one of your best avenues to balanced body proportions. It’s also one of the most comfortable garments and easy to sew garments y More...
   
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Alterations: Zipper 911 Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  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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Hands on Workshop Zentangle®-ing Kim Montagnese Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S260, T276X
  Kim Montagnese, CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher)
“Anything is possible – one stroke at a time.” Explore this directed, medi
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Crafting Profits Connie Spurlock Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S261
  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 Let’s Make Up: Laminated Beauty Bag Gina Hodges Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X
  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 More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Nancy Vest or Cardigan Emma Seabrooke Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  Nancy is quite the girl. She can be a vest or a cardigan/jacket, has a soft front drape you can make either curved or with a straight fall and fits al More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sew Crazy: Zippered Pouch Darlene Guillory Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
 

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

   
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Hands on Workshop Walk Before You Run: Walking Foot Machine Quilting Jane Plisga Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  For beginning machine quilters or those who feel like beginners! Start by using the walking foot for quilting in ways you never thought possible. Pro More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hexie Freestyle Tote Lisa Sipes Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  This is a fast and fun way to master piecing hexies. An interesting and versatile shape, hexagons form the basis of so many quilts we love and are be More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Biology of Color June Colburn Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X
  We use color in all aspects of our daily lives: in wardrobe and home décor decisions as well as when selecting fabric for our quilts. Color i More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pantograph Quilting Pat Barry Saturday
4/6/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  Learn to follow a pantograph pattern and stitch an Edge–To–Edge (E2E) design across the quilt. Explore how to load the pattern, align the More...
   
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Tanks Again Linda Lee Saturday
4/6/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  Tank tops are the must-have wardrobe staple. Learn to use one pattern and change it so many times you won’t recognize it. Take a basic tank pat More...
   
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Design for Fit Kathy Ruddy Saturday
4/6/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  Learn skills to speed up your sewing process by designing style changes to solve fitting issues, including the addition of swinging hemlines, yokes, p More...
   
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Beyond Plop and Drop – I Can Do THAT With Software? Tamara Evans Saturday
4/6/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  Perfect placement, design correction, creating texture, amazing applique, magnificent monograms, quilting and… the list goes on. Explore both More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hand Embellishments From A to Z Barb Callahan Saturday
4/6/13

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T284X
  We all enjoy the easy but beautiful little touches that give projects the WOW factor. Explore basic hand embroidery stitches, decorative seam and fin More...
   
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Button Alternatives Cynthia Guffey Saturday
4/6/13

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V289
  Art buttons, feature buttons, buttons much too large for an attractive stitched buttonhole…. Learn alternatives for using these fabulous buttons More...
   
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Pants for the Not-So-Perfect Figure Lorraine Henry Saturday
4/6/13

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V290
  There are an infinite number of figure variations that cause pant fitting problems. Need more length in back and less in front? Flat butt and larger a More...
   
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