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Wednesday, October 12, 2022
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Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Wednesday 10/12/22
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 in this day long draping experience, as you work on your own dress form to create your personal bodice sloper -- your bo VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Wednesday 10/12/22
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...

Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Wednesday 10/12/22
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB302X, MDB362X

Need to make a quilt fast? Let Heather share with you her methods to streamline your cutting, sewing and assembly to make this lovely Irish Chain in a modern way. It will change the way you are piecing your quilts! Options to make baby sized quilts, or a bed quilt will be part of this class. So, VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pattie Otto
Wednesday 10/12/22
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB303X, MDB363X

A relaxed fit camp shirt is a must-have for every wardrobe. The drop shoulder and turn back collar lend themselves to unlimited possibilities, be it a blouse, comfortable short sleeve jacket, swimsuit cover up, etc. The fabric options are almost limitless, from pretty cotton prints to luscious ba VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Wednesday 10/12/22
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB304X, MDB364X
No patterns, no waist or hip measurements, just style and fun. This loose fitting, drop shoulder jacket without darts is an easy and flattering jacket to wear. Once you have the base, you can add a flounce, pleats, tucks or front cuff band. This jacket can be made collarless or choose from a v VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Wednesday 10/12/22
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB305X, MDB365X

Spend the day with Kathy serging-up a tunic for you or for a child. Sergers and knits go together like peanut butter and jelly - a match made in heaven! Learn all about your sergers differential feed, what needles to use, working with ribbing and interlock, perfect neck bindings, hems of all kind VIEW MORE...

 
Thursday, October 13, 2022
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Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 10/13/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2X
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...
Hands on Workshop
Nancy Sapin
Thursday 10/13/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 4 X, B20

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
Julie Luoma
Thursday 10/13/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 5X, B21

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 VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Thursday 10/13/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 6X

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
Heather Kojan
Thursday 10/13/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
Half Square Triangles (HSTs) are awesome on their own, but what if we took them to the next level. We'll explore 3 different blocks that can be made from half square triangles. Layer cake friendly! Bring your own fabric; see supply list for details.

Hands on Workshop
Nelly Vileikis
Thursday 10/13/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24

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 base VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Thursday 10/13/22
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 sq VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Nick Coman
Thursday 10/13/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
You're going to love this little draped tee; it wears perfectly at home all by itself or under a blazer or cardigan. The magic here comes from the drapey of a rayon jersey or ITY (Interlock Twist Yarn) knit and the ease of sewing it up on a serger. There is no doubt this will soon be your & VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Thursday 10/13/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27
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...
Connie Palmer
Thursday 10/13/22
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...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 10/13/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3

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...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Thursday 10/13/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A12

What is an electronic cutter? It’s an electronic die cutting machine. It can be compared to a home printer, except there is a small blade instead of ink and the blade will cut shapes, letters, intricate designs out of paper, cardstock, vinyl, fabric, and more. There is no limit to what you VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Thursday 10/13/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17

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...

Abby Riba
Thursday 10/13/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B18X

When you open your closet do you find yourself staring in and thinking “I don’t have a thing to wear!”? Let’s dig into that closet and find out what you’ve really got. Abby will guide you step-by-step through the process of purging the unworn or not so flattering pie VIEW MORE...

Kris Vierra
Thursday 10/13/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B19X
Wondering what to do with all those orphan quilt blocks? Turn them into fabulous outfits! Learn how to take your orphan quilt blocks and combine them with ready-made patterns to make one of a kind quilted outfits. We will cover how to alter your pattern to add the blocks, techniques for ensuring a g VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Thursday 10/13/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B22X

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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Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Thursday 10/13/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B28X

Create...create what?? How about a zipper pouch that everyone loves!  Personalizing your craft is made easy with the use of the electronic cutter.  You will learn techniques that can be applied to all electronic cutters including how to cut heat transfer vinyl and apply it to a premade VIEW MORE...

Pattie Otto
Thursday 10/13/22
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C33X

Well, not quite a million …. but so many tips to help perfect your garment sewing that you’ll gain confidence when sewing both woven and knit projects. Included are tips for professionally finished shirt pockets and collars, hems, knit pullovers and zipper techniques for both pants a VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Thursday 10/13/22
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C44X

What a fun way to cut fabric, even fussy cut quilting cottons, without being “fussy” about it. Learn the best practices for getting fabric ready to cut. Learn how the electronic cutter can help you in all your cutting needs including the various shapes and sizes that can be cut. Let i VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 10/13/22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34

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...

Hands on Workshop
Kris Vierra
Thursday 10/13/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C35, D51XY

You may have seen these intricate, traditional Indian henna tattoos also known as Mehndi. They are beautiful in their intricacy, but have you ever thought about using these designs to add spice to the background of your quilt? It may seem like a daunting task until you know the technique. If you VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Thursday 10/13/22
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, bonded appliqué as a base, and step by step coloring. Jill will show the hand appliqué stitches she enjoys using, and you can do the stitching at home. The c VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nick Coman
Thursday 10/13/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C37, D53XY

This class is a continuation of hand beading basics. In this class we will take a lace motif and use silk ribbon, embroidery and beading to make a small element that could be used on garments, hats, or even as a closure. Lots of fun, no machines, just your needles, threads, and beautiful shiny be VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nelly Vileikis
Thursday 10/13/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY

Caught somewhere between the traditional pinwheel and a tessellating motif, these dynamic windmill blocks come together as if by magic! Fun and easy to make, they start as a pattern printed on freezer paper … and end up as a stunning table runner, square wall hanging or full-size quilt. Le VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Thursday 10/13/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY

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
Heather Kojan
Thursday 10/13/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY

Come and learn how to create half rectangle triangles two different ways without special templates and learn some foundation piecing along the way. Heather will guide you on this journey while offering her tips and tricks. By the end of class, you will have the beginning of a stunning wall hangin VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Thursday 10/13/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
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...
Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Thursday 10/13/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY

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...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Thursday 10/13/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY

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...

Lorraine Henry
Thursday 10/13/22
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D49XY

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...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 10/13/22
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...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Thursday 10/13/22
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D60XY

Decorating your favorite coffee mug can be lots of fun! Christine will walk you through the steps to make the process go smoothly. You will be amazed how quickly you can transform a “common” mug into an “outstanding” one, and it’s all done with the electronic cutter. VIEW MORE...

Nancy Sapin
Thursday 10/13/22
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
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...
Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 10/13/22
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 10/13/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101

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...

Hands on Workshop
Pattie Otto
Thursday 10/13/22
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
F86XX

Transform ordinary stitches into something extraordinary with a Wing Needle. This uniquely shaped needle manipulates fibers in a way you never thought possible. Pattie will share tips on fabric selection, proper stabilizing methods and identifying the best stitches to use with the wing needle. Af VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kris Vierra
Thursday 10/13/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103

Always loved the look of hexagon quilts? Intrigued with Grandma’s flower gardens, but don’t want to spend months hand piecing? Then this class is for you. In this class, you will learn how to make and piece a variety of different hexagon quilts all on your domestic sewing machine. And VIEW MORE...

 
Friday, October 14, 2022
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Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Pattie Otto
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H114X

Elastic waistbands, the ultimate in comfort for skirts, pants and shorts can be sewn with professional results every time. This class will show foolproof tips for both insertion and hidden applications to eliminate bulk. Pattie will discuss the appropriate elastic types, show you how to measure, VIEW MORE...

Kris Vierra
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H115X, J131

Do you hate the words “quilt as desired?” Think this phrase should be considered a four-letter word? Then you need this class. Kris will walk you through how to find the perfect quilting design for your quilt; from where to find inspiration, to how to decide what quilting will suit yo VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H116X

Have you struggled with sleeves that are too big, too small, or just don’t seem quite right? Join Joe for this hands-on sleeve pattern drafting class. You will be using your very own measurements to create a pattern that is perfect for you. Once you have a basic well-fitting sleeve, you can VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H117X

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 qu VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Barbara Moore
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134

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
Nelly Vileikis
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135

The visual drama and movement in this seemingly complex design are created with the greatest of ease, making this block a favorite for one-block projects and full-sized bed quilts alike. Discover Nelly’s favorite paper piecing technique as you create this beautiful design in class. You will VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nancy Sapin
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136

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
Heather Kojan
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
Open up your creativity to make this modern, improvisationally pieced quilt with Heather Kojan. Improv newbies will appreciate baby steps to help you get out of your comfort zone. You'll be calling this your favorite technique in no time! Bring your own fabric; see supply list for detail VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138

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
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139

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...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Friday 10/14/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H124X

An electronic cutter does a lot more than just cut. It also has a scanner that allows you to scan just about anything…stamped images, hand drawn designs, magazine cutouts and even photos. You will learn how to scan images as well as work with the settings for the best possible scan. The sc VIEW MORE...

Connie Palmer
Friday 10/14/22
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...

Jill McCloy
Friday 10/14/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129
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...
Kathy Ruddy
Friday 10/14/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
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...
Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 10/14/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J132

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...

Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Friday 10/14/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J133X

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 cr VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Friday 10/14/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J140X

Beginners need not be intimidated by cutting cork fabric. This beginner level class is designed to take out all the mystery.  You’ll learn tips and techniques that will help you cut your cork fabric effortlessly while creating your key fob. Cork key fobs are all the latest in the &ldqu VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Friday 10/14/22
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K156X

Calling all bling lovers! Electronic cutters are just the thing you need to add bling to your garments and accessories.  Learn how easily you can bling up your life with just that extra bit of sparkle. Join us for this fun class and don’t forget sunglasses. All the techniques you learn VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145

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...

Abby Riba
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
It happens to all of us. You make a perfectly fitting garment only to gain, or better yet, lose a few pounds and find that the garment is now uncomfortable to wear. Or you lovingly make a child’s garment and discover they have grown! What if there were a way that you could construct garments t VIEW MORE...
Kris Vierra
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K147, L163XY

You love finishing quilts and now you are thinking about making some extra money on the side or even going into business full-time, but where do you start? There are many questions to be answered when starting and running a longarm business including startup, pricing, scheduling, attracting, and VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy Ruddy
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K148, L164, M180

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
Donelle McAdams
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K149, L165XY

Join Donelle and learn how to CREATE your own designs for template quilting. You will be drawing the stitching map for a 24-inch medallion with a 4-inch-wide border to complete the design. It is hard to believe that there are only 4 starts and 4 stops in this whole design. Amazing isn’t it! VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K150, L166XY

Hooped machine embroidery provides the base for this stylish petite clutch.  You'll then choose from a trio of embellishment techniques to make your own unique additions. A fabric covered snap closure and finishing techniques bring it all together.  Select from hand beading, heat se VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nick Coman
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K151, L167, M183

Palazzos are back! Contrary to popular belief, they are super flattering on just about everyone, and so very comfortable, like a favorite pair of sweats, but stylish enough to wear out. Create your very own pair of this simple yet elegant style with full or not so full legs. You decide. The secre VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nelly Vileikis
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY

While working on this elegant and contemporary wall quilt you will explore several techniques to make and applique circles. Strip piece the piano keys and then cut a gentle free form curve to create. via seam or applique, a frame for the bubbles. The applique may be done by hand or machine. Inclu VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K153, L169XY

There’s not a fabric or non-fabric that stumps Connie. Why?  Because she figures out all the easiest, no-fail methods, which notions help most and how to choose designs that ensure success. Share in all of that knowledge as you create this practical portfolio in class.  Learn all VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K154, L170XY

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 ni VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Friday 10/14/22
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY

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...

Nancy Sapin
Friday 10/14/22
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161

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...

Pattie Otto
Friday 10/14/22
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162

The alphabet has taken over the world of modern knit fabrics! ITY, DBP, DTY and more all add to the confusion. Names like Ponte de Roma, Performance, Liverpool and Scuba can cause your head to spin. Get to know the fiber, feel and properties of these hi-tech knits and how to sew with them. Pattie VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Friday 10/14/22
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
L172XY

The advent of electronic cutters makes it possible to make unique, personalized gifts for your loved ones, friends, or even for craft shows. Personalized designs can be created quickly and easily with a precision that is just not possible if you are cutting by hand. In class you will be making yo VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Friday 10/14/22
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177

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 ma VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Stephanie Chini
Friday 10/14/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N195X, P211

A match made for sewers. Make these adorable wool projects and stop losing your needles and pins! Let’s take it one step at a time and learn the best practices for working with wool. Then learn some hand embroidery stitches to personalize your new sewing helpers. We’ll keep it simple. VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 10/14/22
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
Annye Driscoll
Friday 10/14/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N197X, P213

Halloween is just around the corner. Have you figured out your costume yet? If not, this could be the perfect class to get your creative juices flowing. Learn the basics of creating foam armor! Craft your own "leafy" armguard that is perfect for adding to a costume or using as décor. Yo VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kris Vierra
Friday 10/14/22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N200X, P216
Tired of quilts that have more waves than Miss America? Want to learn to miter single or multiple borders without worry? Maybe you just want to spice up your same old borders and binding with something new: like scallops, flanges, or prairie points. Join Kris as she covers basic and advanced binding VIEW MORE...
 
Saturday, October 15, 2022
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Donelle McAdams
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226X

Do you have questions about template quilting? Want to see projects in the making as well as fully completed? Do you desire to see how using templates with related supplies and notions can make your quilting job much easier? Donelle will explore all avenues and answer your questions. This interac VIEW MORE...

Kris Vierra
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227X

Social media and the web are the must have tools to grow and expand your business. So why do you need both? Kris will cover everything from websites to Facebook and Instagram. Students will learn the basics of social media and the best use to benefit your business. Is there a best time to post? H VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Lorraine Henry
Saturday 10/15/22
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 VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Annye Driscoll
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q229X, R245

It’s coming up on that time of year again when you begin to wonder what you will be for Halloween. Why not learn the art of Foamsmithing? Learn the basics of foam prop making. Participants will be making and designing their own "wooden" mini shield that is perfect for adding to a VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nick Coman
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246

This beautiful woven tee has a bias drape and cut on sleeves. There are only two pieces to cut, the sewing is easy, and the length and look are variable depending on the look you want. This is a great wardrobe builder that is versitle and easy to wear. Depending on the fabric you choose, it can g VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Marsha Kirsch
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247

If you have ever taken a class with Marsha, you know that fun is in the making. If you haven’t, now is the time to join in the fun as you create a cute basket. It’s great for holding thread, bobbins, clips, etc...and it makes a perfect gift for that special friend. You will learn how VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248

This class is a real mix of techniques. The pinks fabric makes use of a bleach pen to discharge color for blended variegation in the dimensional petals. The vases feature both appliqué shading and pencil shading; there is ruching for flower shaping; paper piecing for the background, colored penci VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nelly Vileikis
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249

An exercise in optical illusions made easy, this quilt is reminiscent of the 1930s, but with a modern flair. Learn to accurately cut and construct complex shapes and place them strategically, allowing the fabric to visually construct itself into flower-like shapes. Make enough sections in class t VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250

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
Kathy McMakin
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251

Don't you love a bag or project pouch that you can see-through! Make a small and large version of this bag using vinyl. These zippered, see-through, "I can't have enough of these" pouches are such fun to serge while learning to work with vinyl, insert zippers and box bottoms and VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Saturday 10/15/22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q236X

An electronic cutter does a lot more than just cut. It also has a scanner that allows you to scan just about anything…stamped images, hand drawn designs, magazine cutouts and even photos. You will learn how to scan images as well as work with the settings for the best possible scan. The sc VIEW MORE...

Connie Palmer
Saturday 10/15/22
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225

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
Saturday 10/15/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241

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 10/15/22
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...

Kris Vierra
Saturday 10/15/22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R243X
Learn how to use your quilting skills to take your cosplay costumes to the next level. Kris will teach you how to add quilting to your cosplay garments, tips and tricks for working with non-traditional quilting fabrics including, but not limited to silk, satin, acetate, rayon, and leather. She&rsquo VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Saturday 10/15/22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R252

What is an electronic cutter? It’s an electronic die cutting machine. It can be compared to a home printer, except there is a small blade instead of ink and the blade will cut shapes, letters, intricate designs out of paper, cardstock, vinyl, fabric, and more. There is no limit to what you VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 10/15/22
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...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Saturday 10/15/22
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S268X

Curious minds are intrigued by the electronic cutters and marvel at all they can do. Learn the ins and outs of making no sew hair bows, bows for home décor or bows for fast and easy gifts using an electronic cutting machine. All techniques covered in this class will apply to all electronic cutter VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258

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...

Abby Riba
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
Let’s talk about why commercial patterns don’t fit and what we can do about it. First, we will start with proper body measurements and then apply those measurement to the pattern. We will discuss what to alter, which order to alter, ease, and making a muslin to test fit. Once you have th VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Stephanie Chini
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S260, T276X

Brighten up your winter days and enjoy the scenes from the comfort of your home with this cute wall hanging. Create a flourish of winter scenes as you work with wool applique on a cotton background. Stephanie will guide you every step of the way as you learn the basic embroidery stitches you&rsqu VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S261, T277X

Quilting Feathers! Feathers seem to be on most quilters BUCKET LIST these days. If that sounds like you, join Donelle as she helps you prepare to check that one off your list. You will be drawing with templates and learning how to stitch feathers in straight and curved lines for multiple uses. Le VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X

Connie is always on the lookout for great projects to share and this cute little tote for your sewing supplies and more is no exception. The piecing on the front is done quickly and easily using Ten Sister’s Easy Piecing Grid. No worries about matching corners. It all comes together perfect VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X

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 VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Julie Luoma
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X

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
Nancy Sapin
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X

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
Nick Coman
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X

This Dolman sleeve jacket is “Magic” because it works on all figure types and makes up in fabrics from Knits to Linen or Rayon. Easy to sew, and great for wearable art applications. This will be your go-to jacket for that quick to make easy to wear wardrobe essential. Brin VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Saturday 10/15/22
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X

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...

Lorraine Henry
Saturday 10/15/22
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T273X
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...
Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 10/15/22
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274

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

Pattie Otto
Saturday 10/15/22
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275

The classic V-neck, so flattering to wear yet so many sewing challenges. Pattie will show you how to stabilize, measure and calculate the correct neckband length to cut and how to apply a wide variety of styles from classic mitered Vs to overlap Vs. Also included will be shawl collar and hooded v VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Christine Hall
Saturday 10/15/22
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T284X

The holidays are approaching and will be here before you know it. So, make your list and let’s get busy! Decorative canvas signs are very popular gifts that can be made quickly and easily with an electronic cutter. Cut first then weed. Wait! Weed? Weeding vinyl is the process of removing th 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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