Cincinnati, OH

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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Joe Vecchiarelli
Wednesday 9/15/21
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 in this day long draping experience, as you work on your own dress form to create your personal bodice sloper -- your b VIEW MORE...

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Cindy Lohbeck
Wednesday 9/15/21
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB302X, MDB362X

Learn to ombre the easy way, using Cindy’s new ‘drip rig’ in this fun and productive fabric dyeing class. No bending or unpredictable dip dyeing when you follow her fast and easy method for creating value gradations (light to dark) and color blends (yellow into blue). Working i VIEW MORE...

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Alicia Welcher
Wednesday 9/15/21
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB303X, MDB363X
Ever wish you had a perfect hostess or housewarming gift on hand? This is your chance! Or you can just keep it for yourself! During this one-day class, you will learn how to embroider on several types of blanks, including a mini market tote, a tea towel and a mini apron. You will also sew up a VIEW MORE...
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Pattie Otto
Wednesday 9/15/21
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB304X, MDB364X
Create a stunning zipped front vest or jacket with curved pockets using the Great Copy Denali Vest and Jacket pattern. Class will begin with try-ons to aid in selecting the correct size and Pattie is happy to help with any needed alterations. In addition to how to cut and sew lofty outerwear fa VIEW MORE...
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Pam Damour
Wednesday 9/15/21
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB305X, MDB365X

This clever organizer opens to have five clear vinyl pouches to hold anything you desire. It can be a great sewing kit, travel organizer, great for crafters, and knitters too! It folds neatly into a smart looking bag. The handles are designed to hang on a door or hook, and Velcro™ allows th VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Wednesday 9/15/21
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB307X, MDB367X
The tiny new angel in your life will have sweet dreams under this instant heirloom set! This precious quilt with a coordinating pillowcase is sure to become two of your most favorite serger projects. Accented with Victorian embroideries, beading, and ribbons, this delightful quilt looks as if it too VIEW MORE...
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Thursday, September 16, 2021
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Nancy Sapin
Thursday 9/16/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 3X, B19

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...

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Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 9/16/21
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4 X

The fashions of athleisure -- yoga pants, leggings and tops -- are now part of our everyday wardrobes. And they’re really fun to sew. Learn to make the most fashionable and wearable versions as you explore the components with an expert. Kathy, an experienced fitter who loves to work with k VIEW MORE...

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Cindy Lohbeck
Thursday 9/16/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 5X, B21
Master the art of mixing a 24-step color gradation out of 3 packets of dye! Cover the basics of hand dyeing fabric and learn to take the color wheel beyond primary, secondary and tertiary colors. You will learn dyeing math, color terminology as well as the emotion of color. This is a great colo VIEW MORE...
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Alicia Welcher
Thursday 9/16/21
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 6X

Many times, these adorable bodysuits are the first thing to come to mind when a machine embroiderer wants to foray into embroidery on knits. Then comes the excitement of bringing one (or more) home and getting ready to embroider – almost always followed by “Oh my! How am I going to do VIEW MORE...

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Nelly Vileikis
Thursday 9/16/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
The goal: to become confident about choosing and executing quilting motifs which enhance the piecing on a quilt. Sometimes background fillers are the best answer, since they can elevate a quilt, giving it that little extra. Explore how to select, draw and stitch many background fillers, some based VIEW MORE...
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Debby Kratovil
Thursday 9/16/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24

Are you looking for a creative way to use a stack of 10-inch squares? Often referred to as Layer Cakes (yum, yum), we often wish there was some icing to go along with them, right? 32 squares (plus some light background fabric) will make this Big Block Hexagon quilt. We cut our hexagons – an VIEW MORE...

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Donelle McAdams
Thursday 9/16/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
Even though it may be your very first time to try Template Quilting with rulers, you will AMAZE yourself with the success that you will experience with this project. First, we will stitch the Borders to the center fabric and then dive right into Template Quilting and create a beautiful 16-inch squa VIEW MORE...
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Kathy McMakin
Thursday 9/16/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
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 serger VIEW MORE...
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Connie Palmer
Thursday 9/16/21
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1

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...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 9/16/21
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17

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...

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Pattie Otto
Thursday 9/16/21
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
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 a bit sweaty? Admit it. You're secretly terrified of sewing with knits. Put all your fears to rest during this fun and confidence-building class fill VIEW MORE...
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Lorraine Henry
Thursday 9/16/21
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
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, the order in which measurements are used that, if followed, will simplify the fitting process. Explore techniques of a master fitter to obtain the ne VIEW MORE...
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Alicia Welcher
Thursday 9/16/21
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B22X

Pashminas are wonderfully versatile scarves that can be used in a variety of different ways! What better way to spice them up than to add machine embroidery? Come learn all the stabilization and design selection techniques that allow you to achieve beautifully embroidered pashmina scarves without VIEW MORE...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33

Now that you've padded your dress from, it’s time to make it work for you!
Joe is here to answer all the questions you may have for where to begin. The front? The back? Do I use tissue paper or make a muslin? Let’s dive into that arsenal of garment patterns and see what we can VIEW MORE...

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Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34

All serger owners and prospective serger owners will love this class! 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 seq VIEW MORE...

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Debby Kratovil
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C35, D51XY

Here’s your opportunity to expand your hand piecing skills with 3-Dimensional fabric techniques. Create a garden inspired mini quilt with folded fabric hexagons (our flowers), yo-yos (made from fabric circles), prairie points (from folded squares) and even bias binding for flower stems! Eac VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
Details always make the difference! From easy tricks for the smallest of garments, to creating perfect collars, added piping, pintucks, folded tucks, puffing, spaghetti bias, rick rack, covered buttons, pearl buttons and other embellishments….. you’ll explore dozens of wa VIEW MORE...
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Cindy Lohbeck
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C37, D53, E69

Ready to kick your ice dyeing up a notch? This fun and productive workshop will feed your creative muse with magical mandalas, each bursting with beautiful, crystallized patterns. Create a collection of nine unique 22" x 22" ice dyed mandalas, perfect to use in your about-to-become magical projec VIEW MORE...

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Barbara Moore
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY

Best foot forward, or path of least resistance? Either way, a workshop that starts at the beginning (or very nearly) of your machine embroidery experience is priceless! Discuss options, logical approaches, materials (including stabilizers) and designs, as you embroider your project in class. The VIEW MORE...

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Pam Damour
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
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 strap o VIEW MORE...
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Connie Palmer
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY

Have you ever found yourself digging around in the trash looking for a sewing project? Probably not! But for some reason, Connie did just that and has come up with a great way to upcycle an empty candy or cookie bag. After you have carefully opened your candy or cookie bag (see Student Supply Lis VIEW MORE...

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Nelly Vileikis
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
Sunset #19 is beautiful in its simplicity and is easily created with half-triangle-squares. These shapes are very versatile and the possibilities are endless. However, sewing them together is harder than it looks. Let Nelly show you several ways to make them and then how to sew them together to get VIEW MORE...
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Alicia Welcher
Thursday 9/16/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY

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...

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Pattie Otto
Thursday 9/16/21
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
Elastic waistbands, the ultimate in comfort for skirts, pants and shorts can be sewn with professional results every time. This class will show fool proof tips for both insertion and hidden applications that eliminates bulk. Pattie will discuss the appropriate elastic types, show you how to measure, VIEW MORE...
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Nancy Sapin
Thursday 9/16/21
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
Trapunto—what is it? Trapunto is an excellent way to add interest and dimension to your works of art, everyday quilt projects and wall hangings by using batting to build height to an otherwise flat project. Explore the various ways this can be achieved and discover how you can create even mor VIEW MORE...
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Lorraine Henry
Thursday 9/16/21
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D52XY

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...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 9/16/21
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F83X, G 99

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...

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Pam Damour
Thursday 9/16/21
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F81, G 97

The perfect bag for you is the one you can create yourself. Learn new and improved ways to make bag straps, bag bottoms, pockets, corners and zippers. Pam is a master at time-saving techniques and will demonstrate ways to improve your bag making skills as well as bag finishing techniques from her VIEW MORE...

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Friday, September 17, 2021
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Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Friday 9/17/21
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H116X
Template quilting is all the rage, and for good reason, it makes free motion quilting quicker and easier! Meet me at the drawing board to draw the stitch patterns you will use on your quilt blocks. The process is made easy using quilting templates to bring out the DESIGNER in you! Drawing your quil VIEW MORE...
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Cindy Lohbeck
Friday 9/17/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H117X, J133
If we can fold, clamp and dye fat quarters and yards, why not quilt backs?!? After a year alone in my studio, I learned a few tips and tricks to folding large quilt backs solo, and I am eager to share them with you! When you use jumbo fabric cuts, you need jumbo itajime templates and jumbo clamps, a VIEW MORE...
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Debby Kratovil
Friday 9/17/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134

Try your hand at stitching 4 Patch Diamonds and setting them with a bold and beautiful single print diamond. There are NO set-in seams or funky templates. All are rotary cut using a standard acrylic ruler with a 60-degree marked line. The option of making a variety of sizes will appeal to everyon VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Friday 9/17/21
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 perfect project for those who have never done any heirloom sewing, those who need a refresher course or those who want a handmade, precious baby gift. T VIEW MORE...
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Nelly Vileikis
Friday 9/17/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
If you’re ready to move to the next level in free-motion quilting, this is the perfect time to do so! Learn to draw and stitch easy feathers of various shapes, and size them to fit in different shapes — just like you would have to do in a quilt, all using minimal marking. Practice your f VIEW MORE...
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Nancy Sapin
Friday 9/17/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
“What's inside?” will be the first question asked as friends and family examine the best ever trivet. Begin with Nancy's center block design, which showcases theme fabric. Your project is created using the fabric wrapped clothesline technique – fun, easy and a mystery to others VIEW MORE...
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Alicia Welcher
Friday 9/17/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138

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...

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Connie Palmer
Friday 9/17/21
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113

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...

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Pattie Otto
Friday 9/17/21
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114

Fleece is everywhere you look: catalogs, websites and store racks. And you should be filing your closet with these easy to sew projects. Jackets and pullovers can be sewn in an evening, hats, mittens and other accessories in even less time if you know the basics for sewing with fleece. Let Pattie VIEW MORE...

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Lorraine Henry
Friday 9/17/21
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115

If you have struggled with fitting the bust and back, you are not alone. There are a myriad of measurements to be taken and once that is accomplished what do you do with all those numbers? What are the measurement requirements for each area? What is the difference between a rounded back and a dow VIEW MORE...

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Kathy Ruddy
Friday 9/17/21
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J129X

Once you get a pattern that fits, you can use it to make almost anything. Kathy will teach you easy ways to fit your shoulder bust and arms and then learn her wax paper techniques to copy details from finished garments and add them to your pattern. Learn how to change necklines, hemlines and slee VIEW MORE...

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Pam Damour
Friday 9/17/21
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J130X

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...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 9/17/21
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J131X

Learn to use a grading ruler to change up or change down an existing pattern size. Knowing how to grade a pattern allows you to achieve correct dimension and shape for all parts of the body, regardless of what size your pattern is. You can adapt a single pattern for multiple sizes (think bridal p VIEW MORE...

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Donelle McAdams
Friday 9/17/21
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J132X
Template quilting is all the rage, and for good reason! Meet me at the drawing board to see how creating designs with quilting templates for borders brings out the DESIGNER in you! In this class, we will be creating border designs. Use Westalee Design Templates from Sampler Set 1 and Hearts to cre VIEW MORE...
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Alicia Welcher
Friday 9/17/21
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K150X
There is no easier or precise way to insert a zipper into your project than by using an embroidery machine! It also makes creating projects using vinyl a snap! Come join us and create this zippered bag with a vinyl window and see how easy it is to complete the entire bag in one machine embroidery ho VIEW MORE...
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Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 9/17/21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145

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...

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Kathy McMakin
Friday 9/17/21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
When sewists talk about sergers do you feel like you need a translator? Upper loopers…lower loopers… chain loopers…differential feed…five needles….WHAT??? You have got to be kidding! Kathy will start at the VERY BEGINNING, explaining the ins and outs of sergers an VIEW MORE...
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Lorraine Henry
Friday 9/17/21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147

Just as figures have different shapes, the pants to fit each figure may also need to be a different shape. Flat buttocks need less curvature built into the shape of the pattern back. More rounded buttocks need more curvature built into the pattern. Learn how to use a Flex Curve to determine what VIEW MORE...

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Kaye Koler
Friday 9/17/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K148, L164XY

Love all the collage quilts, but aren't sure where to begin? Explore artistic and technical considerations as Kaye walks through the process, including discussions about choosing fabric wisely, placement, color considerations and the fusibles and the other materials that have worked best for her VIEW MORE...

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Cindy Lohbeck
Friday 9/17/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K149, L165XY

Everyone loves batiks! Creating your own fabric is fun and easy with Cindy as your guide. She has been dyeing for years and loves to share her experience and knowledge of this artform. Cindy has an extensive collection of real copper tjaps and tjantings that you will use in class to create an aut VIEW MORE...

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Debby Kratovil
Friday 9/17/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY

Recreate this vintage quilt using NO templates and your rotary cutter and ruler. 45-degree diamonds and simple half-square triangles swirl around a center as swallows might in the air. No y-seams make this doable for just about any quilter (who can sew with an accurate 1/4-inch seam).  VIEW MORE...

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Connie Palmer
Friday 9/17/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY

Quick, easy and accurate piecing all made possible using easy piecing grid. Use 1-inch size grid for a delightful pincushion with a scrap catcher attached. Keep it next to your sewing machine to catch the threads and trimmings and keep your pins handy, too. You’ll have so much fun you&rsquo VIEW MORE...

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Donelle McAdams
Friday 9/17/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K153, L169XY
You know the basics of template quilting and love the results that you are getting but just want a little something more. Let’s move to the next level and push the boundaries of working with rulerwork templates. You’ll work on echo stitching, ditch stitching and learn the use of the VIEW MORE...
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Pam Damour
Friday 9/17/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K154, L170XY

Create the perfect place setting entirely on the serger. You will learn the ladder stitch, flat-lock stitch, rolled edge and overlock. Work with stabilizers, templates and binding while making this pocket placemat with matching napkin and napkin ring. Kits will be available in assorted colorways, VIEW MORE...

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Nancy Sapin
Friday 9/17/21
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161

Explore threads -- types, weights, and uses! Discuss free motion techniques and learn how to decide what to put where. All the knowledge Nancy shares will help your projects look professional every time, and her trunk show will inspire everyone, from the very beginner to the most experienced stit VIEW MORE...

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Kathy McMakin
Friday 9/17/21
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162

While you never really know what you’ll see in Kathy’s classroom, you can count on learning lots! And when it comes to sergers, she has much to share. Learn how to use the cover and chain stitch functions on the serger, the accessory feet that really make them sing and leave confide VIEW MORE...

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Kathy Ruddy
Friday 9/17/21
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163

A jacket is a perfect cover-up, so Kathy learned how to make them in as little as 3 hours -- AND with the finished look of classic tailoring, using her “quik” sew techniques and fusibles. Learn what you can do on the inside to make the outside of your jackets smooth, balanced and perk VIEW MORE...

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Alicia Welcher
Friday 9/17/21
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
L166XY
In-the-hoop machine embroidered projects are more popular than ever. In this class, we will be creating a collapsible knickknack tray that can be used for travel or in your home. When not in use, it collapses to almost nothing so that it can be easily stored. When in use, it provides tons of space f VIEW MORE...
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Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 9/17/21
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N195X, P211

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...

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Pam Damour
Friday 9/17/21
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N200X, P216
This wallet is fast and easy to make. With only three pieces of fabric, your wallet will have a currency pocket, four card pockets and zippered pocket for loose change. The metal clasp is a cinch to use and you’ll enjoy the compliments every time you use it! Just think of all the possibil VIEW MORE...
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Saturday, September 18, 2021
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Lorraine Henry
Saturday 9/18/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q227X, R243
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...
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Donelle McAdams
Saturday 9/18/21
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228X
Be entertained and gain valuable piecing and quilting information as Donelle shares years of experience in the quilting world. She will answer some of your most pressing questions from which threads to use, the importance of basting, mitering borders and bindings to her choice of scissors and more. VIEW MORE...
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Cindy Lohbeck
Saturday 9/18/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q229X, R245
With a modern approach to this ancient art form, discover the stunning snowflowers that can be achieved using fabric folding techniques including the elusive asanoha (hemp leaf) fold. Cindy will share her vast knowledge of the art and science of fabric dyeing along the way. You’ll be amaz VIEW MORE...
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Barbara Moore
Saturday 9/18/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246

You’ve seen those lovely monogrammed and embroidered towels in the latest home magazines. Can you really create that for yourself? Join Barbara to learn all the best practices to choosing the correct stabilizer as well as hooping techniques for beautiful embroidery on towels and terry fabri VIEW MORE...

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Nancy Sapin
Saturday 9/18/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247

Discover how easy it is to create your own one-of-a-kind designer scarf. Sulky's 30 wt cotton threads along with your machine’s built-in decorative stitches give your unique couture batik scarf that head turning look. Sulky's wash away stabilizer makes this project quick, easy, fun and poss VIEW MORE...

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Debby Kratovil
Saturday 9/18/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
Start your quilting experience on the right foot --- with Debby’s liberating, beyond-straight-lines, feed-dogs-down process. You’ll enjoy her simple methods for taking your stitches beyond beginners’ meanders and loops. In the dozen years she’s been teaching beginning machine VIEW MORE...
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Hands on Workshop
Nelly Vileikis
Saturday 9/18/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
Urban Garden is one of Nelly’s newest modern designs. The inspiration comes from empty walls of buildings, high and low, that are being transformed into beautiful hanging gardens all throughout the world to help combat pollution. Learn some of the tricks to strip piece this modern quilt using VIEW MORE...
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Alicia Welcher
Saturday 9/18/21
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250

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 serger works, t VIEW MORE...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 9/18/21
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...

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Pattie Otto
Saturday 9/18/21
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226

Get over it! If fear of inserting a zipper, cutting a buttonhole or stitching a welt-style pocket keeps you from sewing fleece pullovers, jackets or vests, this class is for you. Take the cure with Pattie’s fool-proof outerwear fleece techniques. Zipper challenges, like fabric puckering, VIEW MORE...

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Connie Palmer
Saturday 9/18/21
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242

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...

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Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 9/18/21
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R244X
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...
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Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 9/18/21
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
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...
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Nancy Sapin
Saturday 9/18/21
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
There are so many different ways to create a 3-D appliqué. Let Nancy be your guide as you explore some of the options that are sure to put pizazz and produce professional results in all that you create whether it be garments, quilts, wall hangings or even art projects. If you are a beginner o VIEW MORE...
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Pattie Otto
Saturday 9/18/21
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259

Bias binding is not just for quilts! It is also an easy alternative to the traditional turned and topstitched finish on jackets and other garments. Bias binding is quick and easy to do, and adds color and texture to almost any garment. Simplify linings and make reversible jackets a snap. Pattie w VIEW MORE...

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Alicia Welcher
Saturday 9/18/21
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260

Curious about all of those wonderful serger feet? Come learn how to use the most popular feet available for today’s sergers. Discover how the various feet can help you insert flawless piping and zippers, create fully adjustable gathers, use flatlocking for function and form and turn fishin VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Saturday 9/18/21
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X

Connie has done it again! She has a way of coming up with cute projects and then taking away all the road bumps for smooth sailing in the classroom. Make this useful zipper bag complete with pretty, custom embroidery, iron-on vinyl and did I mention the zipper is two-way? It’s a great littl VIEW MORE...

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Kaye Koler
Saturday 9/18/21
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
Modern Hexies is a fresh, innovative twist on traditional English paper piecing. In this class Kaye will show you how Modern Hexies get their foundation, but we will bring them into a modern setting by switching things up. Instead of joining the hexies to one another by hand, they are laid out in a VIEW MORE...
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Nelly Vileikis
Saturday 9/18/21
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
Sunrise in The Smokies creates a lovely display of color and shape in this simple yet elegant modern design. Using a roll of 2.5-inch-wide fabric strips, some white fabric and a few piecing tricks you will be able to stitch your very own sunrise. Nelly will share her process for playing with co VIEW MORE...
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Donelle McAdams
Saturday 9/18/21
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
TempLee Quilting is similar to reverse applique but much easier. We will stitch a beautiful medallion using Westalee Design® rulerwork templates and then cut out sections of the top fabric to reveal the ‘peeker’ fabric while creating a beautiful 20-inch square wall hanging. Class i VIEW MORE...
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Pam Damour
Saturday 9/18/21
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X

Step into the world of serging  with Pam Damour, as she shows how much fun and how easy sewing on a serger can be. You’ll make three very easy projects on the serger while learning basic skills and techniques that will stay with you a lifetime. Your kits will have everything you need, VIEW MORE...

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 9/18/21
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
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. Is your body really the same front and back? How will that affect the fit and look of the sleeve? What to do? Let’s VIEW MORE...
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Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 9/18/21
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T274X

It’s amazing how much information Kathy can pack into just one hour!  This is a great session for anyone who sews garments, offering so much of what we need to know, logically and with great samples to illustrate her lessons. Learn how to decide what fabric works best for your garment VIEW MORE...

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

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