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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli and Nick Coman
Wednesday 3/9/22
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB300X, MDB360X

Flat patterns are necessary, but not necessarily the best starting point for accurate fitting of your three-dimensional figure. Join expert fitter and designer Joe Vecchiarelli along with Nick Coman in this day long draping experience, as you work on your own dress form to create your personal bo VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Wednesday 3/9/22
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB301X, MDB361X

We can never have enough baskets and bins! In this class, we will learn all about different types of materials that can be used to create various forms of structure and shape for your fabric baskets and bins. You will create a pop-up bin perfect for travel; two fabric baskets with different struc VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Wednesday 3/9/22
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB304X, MDB364X

You will have loads of fun making this versatile bag for yourself or as a gift. The bag is smaller than a tote, but big enough to carry everything you need, form cell phone wallet and keys, to a sewing project on the go. The best part is that it’s all made on the serger.

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Thursday, March 10, 2022
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Hands on Workshop
Julie Luoma
Thursday 3/10/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 4 X, B20
Explore new techniques of freehand cutting, template cutting and raw edge applique that will create movement and interest to not only this quilt top, but future quilt tops as well. You will be amazed how easily this quilt top comes together right before your eyes. You don't want to miss this worksh VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Barbara Moore
Thursday 3/10/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 5X, B21

Have you ever thought about using your embroidery machine for quilting? Join Barbara to learn the best kept secret of using the embroidery machine to create a quilted pillow top which will teach students how to incorporate embroidery into their quilting projects using batting, fabrics, threads, a VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nancy Sapin
Thursday 3/10/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6X, B22

That’s all free motion? Really? Well, yes, it is! Adopt Nancy’s easy approach to learning and mastering free-motion stitching and trapunto work. Learn how to take a photo and turn it into a line drawing so you can create your own free motion embroidered block with expert looking resul VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Thursday 3/10/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23

Using a serger to piece a quilt top? Absolutely! Come learn how quick and easy quilt piecing can be when done on a serger. Learn how to determine if a quilt pattern is suitable for serging, how to serge 1/4-inch seams and much, much more! You’ll even leave with a completed quilt top! Finish VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Thursday 3/10/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
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 professional (even if you’re not). Knowing your serger, what it can do and how to do it, will take your sewing to a whole new level. Learn how a s VIEW MORE...
Registration Full
Rae Cumbie
Thursday 3/10/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1

Knit fabrics are everywhere and knits are even more fun when you learn about the piecing and embellishment techniques that take them from basic to artistic. Enjoy a trunk show of piecing and embellishing techniques that move knits from flat to fabulously multidimensional. Watch some of these tech VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 3/10/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2

When making a garment it becomes faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form. Learn to make simple adjustments with easy placement of sizing material on the form to mimic your shape instantaneously. You’ll eliminate the frustration of fitting the paper pattern (flat) to you VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Thursday 3/10/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3

One standard pattern shape does not fit all figure shapes! Larger curvier buttocks need a curvier pattern angle in the back and flat buttocks need a flatter angle. The angle is as important as the width differences that are needed. This applies to the abdomen issues as well. Flat abdomens can hav VIEW MORE...

Connie Spurlock
Thursday 3/10/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17

And you thought that a 10 Degree Ruler was just another ruler! Think again. This simple ruler can add so much variety and speed to your projects...use it to quickly decorate a jacket, make a table runner, a tree skirt or just piece 150 pieces of fabric in an hour. You will love the potential and VIEW MORE...

Pam Damour
Thursday 3/10/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B18X

The difference between custom-made and handmade is in the hardware when it comes to bags. Join Pam as she shows you how to install metal feet, make adjustable straps, insert wallet frames and more in this fun and informative lecture. It’s time to kick it up a notch with great looking bags! VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 3/10/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19

Explore how the serger operates from the inside out as you learn how width is used to improve stitches, how to create a perfect balanced-tension control strip to test your stitches for each new fabric and thread you use, a sequential tension formula that works on any model and with all thread typ VIEW MORE...

Cheryl Sleboda
Thursday 3/10/22
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C34X
If you are new to garment sewing, deciphering what all those crazy terms and numbers on the pattern envelope mean can be a bit daunting. During this class, you will learn how to decode the pattern envelope and see how the information given has evolved over time. VIEW MORE...
Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 3/10/22
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C35X
We all have garments in our wardrobe that fit well and feel fabulous when worn. Wouldn’t it be great if you could take a pattern from those same finished garments and create a whole new wardrobe of styles inspired by your favorite looks? Kathy will guide you through the process of taking a 3-d VIEW MORE...
Rae Cumbie
Thursday 3/10/22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33

Take your sewing in fun new directions, using the fabrics and threads you love while achieving successful results. Layer with invisible or artful techniques, that require no more than your basic sewing tools, to create garments that will be beautiful to wear for years to come. We will consider a VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Thursday 3/10/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C36, D52XY

Adding color to your applique can be fun and sometimes unexpected. In this in-depth hands-on class, you will learn, about realistic shading in class, bonded appliqué as a base, then step by step coloring. Jill will show what appliqué stitches she likes, and you can do the stitching at home. The c VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Thursday 3/10/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C37, D53XY

This clever, fully lined bag is made to hold almost anything. The boxed bottom allows the bag to stand without tipping over and beautiful machine embroidery offers the opportunity for personal customization. The two-way zipper goes around the entire bottom, so when open, it lies almost flat for e VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kaye Koler
Thursday 3/10/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY

The Half Hexie is versatile and easy to master! Choose your favorite colorway to create this difficult looking quilt which is oh so easy to create! We'll learn how to cut the half hexies using an acrylic template and jelly roll strips, fat quarters or your 2.5-inch scrap strips. Then try your VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Thursday 3/10/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY

Do you love that vintage look but think you don’t have enough sewing time to complete something so intricate? Well, think again! Heirloom details completed on your serger are fast, fun and easy. Never done heirloom before? Absolutely no worries! Kathy will introduce you to the world of heir VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Thursday 3/10/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY

Have fun and build your serger skills at the same time. This is the perfect class for everyone who loves to sew and wants to increase her dexterity with the serger. Discover a fantastic collection of bags, zipper techniques and serger tricks – all wrapped up in helpful tips and lots of VIEW MORE...

Nancy Sapin
Thursday 3/10/22
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49

Water soluble stabilizers can be useful in so many different ways! Explore a variety of applications, including free-motion quilting, 3-D applique, machine embroidery, paper piecing, making designer scarves and much, much more. Learn the "ins and outs" of proper storage, printing on a stabilize VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 3/10/22
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50

Learn about the specialty tools and notions used in the fashion industry for all types of pattern work, and how to use them for better, faster and more accurate results. These are the same tools found in the toolboxes of fashion professionals in NYC and Hollywood – they help you to move sw VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Thursday 3/10/22
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D51XY

There are three different methods of pattern alteration one may use - the original slash and spread, the pivot and slide which was more accurate in many cases, and now the "new" seam method which was developed off the pivot and slide but is much more "user friendly". It has produced many "Ah-ha" VIEW MORE...

Cheryl Sleboda
Thursday 3/10/22
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65

“I just don’t have enough hours in the day!” How many times have you said this when talking about your project backlog? When you adopt Cheryl’s best time and project management tips, you’ll find more time to do what you love. Make time for your sewing as you learn VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 3/10/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F84X, G100

Discover why draping is the secret to truly fit the body and develop basic draping and patternmaking skills with hands on experience. Create a draped bodice (back and front) using a standard dress form, then turn the resulting muslin into a pattern using garment industry techniques. The resulting VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Thursday 3/10/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101
The heart fan is the 4th in Jill's asymmetric fan series and uses a template to shape the fan. It has an interlacing turned fan base for perfect curves and features machine "hand quilting". You'll have a choice between a new dimensional flower or an appliqué flower if you'd prefer a flat surf VIEW MORE...
 
Friday, March 11, 2022
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Rae Cumbie
Friday 3/11/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H113X

What pants look best with the tops and jackets in your closet? Can you buy pants with the waist, leg and pocket details that you prefer? Take a quick look at how pants can complete a wardrobe and how to start every pair with one basic well-fitting pattern. Pants are not hard to sew, just tricky t VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nancy Sapin
Friday 3/11/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H116X, J132

Let’s make sense of stabilizers. Understanding stabilizing, what to use where, when and how can be very confusing and frustrating. In this class, we will be creating a notebook that will guide you to the correct stabilizer for all your sewing and embroidery needs. We will explore each type VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Friday 3/11/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H117X

Cords, cords everywhere! Today’s electronic conveniences all come with cords – charging cords, power cords, you name it. Tame that jumble of cords today! These handy cord minders are made from durable cork and marine vinyl fabrics and will keep your cords organized and labeled and the VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Spurlock
Friday 3/11/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134

Let us show you one of the best tools we have found to not only make a variety of quick gifts but to do it in a minimal amount of time. Six cuts using 6 fabrics will be enough for a Christmas tree skirt or a centerpiece. We'll show you several projects that you will love and make a 42" t VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Friday 3/11/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
Take your serging skills to a new level while completing three creative bags. Pam will walk you through three different zipper insertion techniques and offer a lesson on different types of stabilizers that will make the job quicker and easier. By the end of class, you will be a bag making pro!
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Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Friday 3/11/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136

Can you ever have tooooo many totes? Absolutely not, never!!! We always need something to carry all of our stuff. This easy-to-construct tote will be completed in three hours and ready to fill!! For your tote pockets, you will attach and create piping with your sergers AND insert a zipper. Plus, VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Friday 3/11/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114

There is an order to follow in making pattern alterations that will make all the difference in achieving successful fit. Receive tips on effective measuring and watch a demonstration of altering a pattern for a figure with multiple variations which so many of us have. It works wonders for figures VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Friday 3/11/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
Kathy shares her 70 years' experience of finding the easiest ways to sew the clothes that she copies. You will learn how to finish a ruffle hem neckline using bias stay tape & sheer delight interfacing for perfect control, sew a scarf collar neckline finish from the Hallmark movie "Fixing Pete", VIEW MORE...
Connie Palmer
Friday 3/11/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129

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 become easier – right before your eyes. See the many ways you can add to your sewing pleasure, saving time and delivering excellent results, as Co VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 3/11/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
Have you struggled with sleeves that are too big, too small or just don’t seem quite right? Join Joe for this lecture-demo to learn about creating a sleeve pattern for you, from your very own measurements, which will start you on your journey to a sleeve that is well-fitted. See how the sleeve VIEW MORE...
Cheryl Sleboda
Friday 3/11/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J131X
A well-made corset has a very carefully balanced fit. To create a beautiful shape that is wearable by a human requires great attention to the distribution of ease and negative ease. Cheryl will explain the when, where, and why to adjust a pattern and offer suggestions for altering existing corsets, VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Friday 3/11/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J133X

This adorable pincushion and matching scissor case will add a touch of whimsey to any sewing room! They are both created in the embroidery hoop – no sewing required! Come learn how easy it is to create projects using the embroidery functions of your sewing/embroidery machine!

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Cheryl Sleboda
Friday 3/11/22
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K145X

Unleash your inner designer by taking pieces and parts of various patterns to create your ultimate unique masterpiece. During this lecture, you will learn what patterns work best together, and how to make your creation fit properly.

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Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 3/11/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K148X, L164

Have fun with wool felt appliqué and some wonderfully easy hand embroidery. No turning or edge finishing, just go straight to the fun and creativity of embroidery, with dimensional petals and beaded accents. We'll do a simple central motif and add some progressive borders that will allow you VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Friday 3/11/22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
Many styles require more thought and care in alteration procedures. Styles without darts make it harder to alter for larger busts. Raglan and dolman sleeves are more challenging to alter for shoulder variations. Shoulder alterations can mean collar alterations, too. One-piece dress alterations may b VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Kathy Ruddy
Friday 3/11/22
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K147, L163, M179

Create the only pant pattern you’ll need for years to come! Measurements and visual keys are the foundation for creating your own custom pants pattern. Each member of the class will receive a visual fit chart on which Kathy will analyze and record the changes you’ll be making to your VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Friday 3/11/22
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K149, L165, M181

Make this great wallet from Pam Damour, embellished with a lovely, embroidered sunflower. This wallet has six card pockets, a pen loop, two currency pockets, an outer pocket for your cell phone and a zippered pocket for change and other loose items. You'll want to make one for yourself and to VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Friday 3/11/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K150, L166XY

Quick, easy and accurate piecing all made possible using a piecing grid. In class, we will use 1 1/2-inch finished size grid to make the front of this handy zipper bag that is completely lined with no seams showing. The fun doesn’t stop there, we will jazz it up with a fold-over elastic and VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Friday 3/11/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY

Unbelievable! A whole knit tee-top in just a few hours? Are you kidding me? You can do it! We promise! It’s quick, easy, looks very professional, and it’s all created with your serger. We have chosen a luscious, soft-as-butter knit in combination with its dyed-to-match ribbing to make VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Friday 3/11/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY

Ready to take your serging skills beyond the basics? Come join serger expert, Alicia Welcher, for a few hours as she shares her best methods for perfecting techniques such as serging in the round, attaching elastic for waistbands, beautifully pointed corners, serging knits like a pro and many mor VIEW MORE...

Rae Cumbie
Friday 3/11/22
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161

The hems used in any given garment can keep it simple and basic or elevate it to something more special. As the designer, you make the call, but since the hem is added last, sometimes its creative options are not considered in a rush to finish the garment. Explore easy changes to tried and true p VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 3/11/22
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162

As we age our body also changes. Things have shifted or become rounder or hopefully slimmer. When dealing with the armhole, patterns may have the same measurement front and back. However, is your body really the same front and back? How will that affect the fit and look of the sleeve?  Let&r VIEW MORE...

Cheryl Sleboda
Friday 3/11/22
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177

Sewing with an unfamiliar fabric can be intimidating. What is the best way to handle a particular fabric? As an enthusiastic cosplayer, Cheryl has learned what it takes to work with many different types of fabrics. She will share the secrets of the trade to tame even the most challenging of fabri VIEW MORE...

Connie Spurlock
Friday 3/11/22
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178

Making and finishing a project is always fun and after 40 years of sewing, Connie has figured out more than a few shortcuts and helpful methods for making things easier and faster. Discover invaluable techniques, while you enjoy a collection of quick gift ideas, as she shares her best-loved trick VIEW MORE...

Kaye Koler
Friday 3/11/22
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
Do you have a box filled with tee shirts that hold fond memories and you just can't part with them? Discover how to use them for a memorable, unique and fun quilt that really makes a statement. It's easier than you think with this fast strip piecing method! Really! VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 3/11/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N196X, P212

Learn the fundamentals of draping pants as you work along with Joe to create a basic straight pant using a body form. Includes learning about taking proper measurements, comparing them to the body form, calculating for and drawing the initial pattern from those measurements and then tweaking it o VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nancy Sapin
Friday 3/11/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214

Hobby bags are so useful for sewers, knitters, or just when you need a small handbag. We will learn to add a set-in zipper and/or a hidden zipper. We will create a pocket that will be between the bag layers. This bag is also a reversible handbag which becomes two bags in one. Nancy will also show VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 3/11/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215

What is a Ruana? It is a versatile sleeveless over the shoulder wrap. Using basic shapes as a design canvas, the final outcome is totally up to you! Add sleeves and you have a jacket. Work with one fabric or join a number of fabrics together to spice up your design. How about flatlocked inserts, VIEW MORE...

 
Saturday, March 12, 2022
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Hands on Workshop
Lorraine Henry
Saturday 3/12/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q228X, R244
Bellies, boobs, butts and backs: the four main areas of our bodies that give us our "fitting fits!" Since there are 88 different figure variations, this workshop is the beginning of building your own pattern alteration reference file. Working with half-scale practice patterns, learn how to alter for VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Saturday 3/12/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q229X, R245

This great little clutch is an elegant accessory and easy as pie to make. And of course, if zippers have intimidated you at any point, you will quickly become their master during class. The Chrissie Clutch features zipper pockets made with Pam’s metallic zippers and pulls, a lining and stra VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Spurlock
Saturday 3/12/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246

Is the thought of binding your quilt perfectly giving you some anxiety? There is hope!! You can bind your quilt, keep your sanity, and have success with strip binding and even bias binding. Learn an easy tip that makes a perfect mitered corner every time without tools! It’s so easy even a r VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Saturday 3/12/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247
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 professional (even if you’re not). Knowing your serger, what it can do and how to do it, will take your sewing to a whole new level. Learn how a s VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Saturday 3/12/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248

Learn how easy it can be to whip up a structured fabric basket using your serger! These baskets are very popular for organizing just about anything around your home and they make really great gifts, especially when filled with favorite things. A cute gathered fabric flower tops the basket off nic VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 3/12/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225

When making a garment it becomes faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form. Learn to make simple adjustments with easy placement of sizing material on the form to mimic your shape instantaneously. You’ll eliminate the frustration of fitting the paper pattern (flat) to you VIEW MORE...

Nancy Sapin
Saturday 3/12/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
See clothesline projects galore.......explore Nancy's journey from creating wrapped clothesline bowls and hats, to designing square-center based trivets, coasters, purses, boxes and much, much more. Don't miss this awesome trunk show as Nancy explains her secrets and how different Sulky products so VIEW MORE...
Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 3/12/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227

With knowledge of different sewing skills the same pant pattern can be turned into any style that you prefer. Kathy knows the easiest fast ways and in this class she will share them with you. Lern more about basic pull-on waist,"Eat Cookies" comfy tailored waist, contour elastic waist, faced wais VIEW MORE...

Connie Palmer
Saturday 3/12/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241

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 become easier – right before your eyes. See the many ways you can add to your sewing pleasure, saving time and delivering excellent results, as Co VIEW MORE...

Nancy Sapin
Saturday 3/12/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242

If you wish to just learn a technique in class or on your own, and not create an entire project that you probably won’t finish, let’s learn how to create a technique page and make a fabric technique notebook. Also, you will learn how to print your directions onto a permanent stabilize VIEW MORE...

Jill McCloy
Saturday 3/12/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
Designed for those of you with ideas, but not sure of the direction to take and for those seeking inspiration. Jill will have examples of how and where she finds her ideas. Get insight on how to turn your own ideas into a usable pattern with an interesting and exciting focal point and learn how to c VIEW MORE...
Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 3/12/22
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S257X

Joe Vecchiarelli, professional garment fitter for Dancing with the Stars, will demonstrate how to alter a combination of commercial patterns and ready-made garments together to achieve an accurate and comfortable fit on the body form. With his trade secrets, you too can have better fitti VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Saturday 3/12/22
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S258X
Do you realize there is a direct relationship between fitting sleeves and fitting pants, think crotch shape and depth. All correlations will be revealed in this sleeve seminar. You may have a “mature” arm or a thin arm, forward arm joint, inward, or outward rotation of the elbow. These a VIEW MORE...
Jill McCloy
Saturday 3/12/22
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
Flattering your figure is all about proportion, style and drape. This wardrobe of fast and easy garments that you design to reflect your personal style will keep you looking good, feeling comfortable and make a unique statement. Jill will illustrate and explain how to construct the many samples she VIEW MORE...
Rae Cumbie
Saturday 3/12/22
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260

Choosing the best project for each unique garment fabric will assure successful garments that look and feel great. In addition to learning to identify great garment fabrics, learn which thread, machine settings and needles compliment your fabric. Follow along with the sample kit to consider the n VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Saturday 3/12/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S261, T277X

You won't believe how simple it is to create graceful curves of spaghetti bias that is shaped and stitched over peek-a-boo cotton fabric in this easy-to-finish pillowcase. The ready-made bias finishes the shaping process as quick-as-a-wink. You'll have a contemporary heirloom in less time VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Julie Luoma
Saturday 3/12/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X

Measure, chop and create amazing borders by using only strips of fabric. Creativity does not have to be complicated. You will be pleasantly surprised and pleased with where you can go when you let go of the rules. Sign up for this class with Julie today! Bring your own fabric; see sup VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Saturday 3/12/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X

Have fun and build your serger skills at the same time. This is the perfect class for everyone who loves to sew and wants to increase her dexterity with the serger. Discover a fantastic collection of bags, zipper techniques and serger tricks – all wrapped up in helpful tips and lots of VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Saturday 3/12/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X

From Pam’s newest book, Power Serge, experience a series of functional and beautiful techniques on the serger. Chosen for their popularity and versatility, Pam’s collection includes double piping, pintucks, zipper insertions, ruffles, pleats and more. Plus a trunk show to jump-start t VIEW MORE...

Connie Spurlock
Saturday 3/12/22
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273

Because the steps are the opposite of what you traditionally do in sewing, some feel like they can't conquer paper piecing. That is simply a myth! Easy steps and a little instruction allow anyone to experience not only paper piecing success but paper piecing joy! Skeptics are welcome on this "han VIEW MORE...

Kaye Koler
Saturday 3/12/22
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
During this most informative lecture, you will get a better understanding of how to determine the amount of binding you will need for any size quilt, how to cut, sew and attach the binding and how to achieve that perfect mitered corner. And, for those of you who enjoy hand sewing, Kaye will also off VIEW MORE...
Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 3/12/22
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275

You will see how easy it is to "body fit" your fabric and sew with knits. Discussion includes dresses and workout/leisure wear, with focus on pattern sizing, how to handle different stretch factors, plus marking, cutting, needle choice, thread options, seaming and setting in sleeves. Learn to st VIEW MORE...

Rae Cumbie
Saturday 3/12/22
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276

What interesting elements do you want to design into your DIY garments? Is there a scrap or fabric chunk that is calling you to action, a beloved out of date garment that needs refashioned or an embellishment technique that has captured your imagination? Spend some time planning for successful cr VIEW MORE...

General Admission
$8.00
Shopping Bag
$5.00
Lapel Pin
$5.00
Project Pouch
$5.00

Refund Policy: General admission, class and product tickets for Original Sewing & Quilt Expo are non-refundable. Please send someone in your place if you are unable to attend. If the event cannot occur on the scheduled dates, then a credit for a future event will be issued.

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