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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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Teacher
Date/Time
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Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli with Nick Coman
Wednesday 3/18/20
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB301X, MDB361X

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

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Wednesday 3/18/20
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB302X, MDB362X

Design and create your own fashion fabric for a one of a kind garment. Cindy, who has been creating phenomenal dyed pieces for years, will discuss various design patterns and technique options that are suitable for garments as well as assist with planning various dye patterns. Once you have your VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Wednesday 3/18/20
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB304X, MDB364X

One of Alicia’s greatest joys in going back to school in her youth was the ability to purchase a new Trapper Keeper. She has now created the adult version of this handy catch-all to be used for sewing! The front of this adorable organizer showcases a band of machine embroidery adorned with VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Wednesday 3/18/20
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...

Hands on Workshop
Karen Benke
Wednesday 3/18/20
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB307X, MDB367X

Whether you’ve said it out loud meaning you need a big gift in a short time, or you simply need to spend the day at your machine and have something concrete at the end, you’ll love this fast and easy approach to making a great quilt top. And … you will actually make your top in VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Eric Drexler
Wednesday 3/18/20
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB308X, MDB368X

Come and spend a full day with Eric Drexler from Sulky® threads and learn how to make your quilts come alive. Eric will show you his most time-honored methods for thread painting and free motion techniques including how to set up the machine, tying on and off, how to achieve the perfect stitc VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Wednesday 3/18/20
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB309X, MDB369X

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, March 19, 2020
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Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Nick Coman
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3X

How often have we seen that piece of fabric that takes our breath away, but said what would I do with it, and how do I sew it? You’ve come to the right place. This class covers choosing appropriate styles and sewing techniques for fine and unusual fabrics. Nick will demonstrate sewing on a VIEW MORE...

Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5X

Do you love those really gorgeous fabric landscapes? If you’re gathering the creative strength to create your own, this is your lucky day! Having created landscapes for more than 20 years, Cindy has amassed a collection of helpful tips for every step of the process, starting with a discuss VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
A 6X, B22X

Focusing on a modern approach to ancient techniques, you will learn a little bit about several different kinds of shibori. Your unique collection of 12 fat quarters will include examples of arashi, Itajime, kumo, nui, and several others. We will dye them using fiber reactive Indigo, as a modern n VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23

Learn the art of making dimensional flowers—from big and bold to small and delicate. What will you embellish? A quilt? A hat? A garment? Headband? What can you think of? Demonstrations and directions for each step will help you create both in and out of the classroom. There are seven flower VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Karen Benke
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
Learn to construct three of the quilt world’s most loved motifs: the four patch block, half-square triangle block and flying geese. You’ll assemble them to make a table topper -- with borders and binding too! Complete your project by the end of class; the basic techniques you’ll VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Barbara Moore
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25

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...

Hands on Workshop
Debby Kratovil
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26

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...

Hands on Workshop
Pat Sauer & Lyn Powers
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27

Applique continues to grow in popularity due to specialized tools that are now available, including the embroidery machine and electric cutting machines. Take the reins as you experience how the two work together while making a colorful spring placemat. You will build the applique using the desig VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A12X, B28

This skill builder class is focused on the most versatile building block in a quilter's bag of tricks, the half-square triangle. Explore a dozen ways to make half square triangles, learn the math behind it, and play with a collection of tools to help make them more quickly and accurately. Includ VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Eric Drexler
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A13X, B29

Yes, Eric is playing with thread again and this time he is mixing it up! He is going to treat you to a wonderful truck show full of inspiration, show you how and when to use Tsukineko® ink, and then on to the REALLY fun part… embellishing with Sulky® threads to create a quilt piece VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A14X, B30
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...
Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Thursday 3/19/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A15X, B31

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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Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 3/19/20
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1

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...

Pam Damour
Thursday 3/19/20
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 2, B18

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...

June Colburn
Thursday 3/19/20
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4

What makes a truly memorable piece of art WEARABLE, that’s not costumey? June has a passion for creating one-of-a-kind wearable art. Over the years she has learned a thing or two about creating these beautiful pieces. Join her as she shares her knowledge of sewing techniques, embellishment VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 3/19/20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B17X

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...

Jim Suzio
Thursday 3/19/20
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
Chanel. The one name says it all. Clean, elegant lines. Attention to one of a kind details. And, that braid... See various methods, from “basic sewing” methods to machine embroidery, on how to make your own braided trims to create your own one of a kind Chanel inspired garment. VIEW MORE...
Connie Palmer
Thursday 3/19/20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B20X

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...

John Deer
Thursday 3/19/20
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B21
Regardless of the machine brand you own, the end results should always be the same… beautiful stitches creating soft embroidery! Getting consistent results begins with a firm grasp of the basics. Explore hooping basics, choosing the right stabilizer, selecting appropriate needles and thread, VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Donelle McAdams
Thursday 3/19/20
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C34X

Template quilting is all the rage, and for good reason! Let Donelle McAdams help you set yourself up for a successful experience in this lecture-demo-drawing class. You’ll cover machine set-up, necessary supplies, template preparation and more, including lots of tips for a successful first VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Barb Callahan
Thursday 3/19/20
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C40X

Take the mystery out of inserting zippers and add fun decorative elements to any fleece project. Barb is here to share with you her fool proof method for inserting a zipper with ease and to show you that applique can be done with fleece just as easily as it can be done with cotton or wool. It&rsq VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 3/19/20
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...

Jim Suzio
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
When your car's not running, you go to the mechanic. Faucet drips, the plumber. Not feeling well, the physician. But where do you go when your embroidery design doesn't stitch out right? You know, that "perfect" design you saw online, beautifully flowing fills, textures, with detailed outlining. Onl VIEW MORE...
Connie Spurlock
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36

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 the outcome.

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Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C37

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...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C38, D54, E70

Learn by doing, as you collect all Cindy’s time-tested tips and fool-proof tricks for creating these unique ice dyed MEGA mandalas. Perfect for quilt backs, these impressive mandalas provide infinite inspiration. Working in the buddy system, each student will dye one 110 x 110 inch cotton VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
June Colburn
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY

Discover the fun of designing small collages! Useful and practical as eyeglass cases, mug rugs or postcards these small collages make wonderful gifts. They are the perfect projects to learn the art of cutting, layering, coordinating and accenting fabrics to create beautiful tiny compositions. Wor VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY

Whether you are traveling or staying cozy at home, this luscious bag protects your e-reader or tablet in elegant style. A bouquet of twelve delicate roses perfectly complements the red and white fabrics and their matching picot-edged trim. A bold scrolling frame gives the embroidery depth, and th VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
“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...
Hands on Workshop
Pat Sauer & Lyn Powers
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY

Have you ever tried making a purse using an embroidery machine? Well, here is your chance! You will embroider a zippered purse using a popular Parker on the Porch™ digital embroidery pattern. Not good at putting in a zipper? This ”in the hoop" embroidery technique is precise and best VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Debby Kratovil
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY

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...

Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY
Learn a variety of different techniques to create your own unique modern log cabin quilt blocks. The blocks are improvised, working with guidelines used to achieve certain looks. The log cabin block is one of the most versatile of all quilt blocks, allowing the creator to fool the eye, direct the e VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Nick Coman
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C46, D62, E78

This dress exudes cool stylish comfort. From the high scooped neck to the slightly tapered hem, this dress will be your summer go to. Make it up in linen for a crisp put together look or soft cotton sateen for the perfect weekend get together. With unusual style lines, pockets and optional trim a VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Thursday 3/19/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C47, D63XY

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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Jim Suzio
Thursday 3/19/20
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
One of the best garments to show off your sewing skills is the classic dress shirt. However, with its many pieces, details, and top-stitching, it can be frustrating and very intimidating for new-bees as well as seasoned sewers. We'll discuss short cuts and techniques that will not only simplify c VIEW MORE...
Jill McCloy
Thursday 3/19/20
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50

Discover your skirt silhouette, may it be long, short, straight, flared, tucked or wrapped. Jill will share with you lots of samples, lots of ideas and plenty of how to’s for finding your style and fit. Skirts are stylish, comfortable and practical and oh so easy to design and fit. Take you VIEW MORE...

Karen Benke
Thursday 3/19/20
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51

Explore and become more confident about using a variety of finishing ideas for your quilts. Discussion follows an extensive handout with photos of techniques, including: unique binding applications, prairie points, scalloped borders, flanges and piping ideas. These applications will take your qui VIEW MORE...

Connie Palmer
Thursday 3/19/20
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
Discover easy ways to achieve a collection of wonderful fine sewing details – the very techniques that elevate a garment and make it truly special. Classically romantic, the techniques Connie shares include decorative bias on sleeves and neck edges, pin stitching, puffing, piping, plackets, VIEW MORE...
Eric Drexler
Thursday 3/19/20
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D53XY

Eric has a love for sharing his knowledge of sewing and loves to push the creative boundaries. Are we surprised that he has come up with new and unique ways to use stabilizer? He will first explain what each stabilizer is typically used for and then the fun begins! You’ll be guided on a jo VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Barb Callahan
Thursday 3/19/20
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D56XY

The wing needle, also known as the hemstitch needle, can make so many projects easier and at the same time more professional looking. Barb will demonstrate how to hem and finish table linens, create interesting bindings for quilts and finish all raw edges on a garment. Applique takes on a whole n VIEW MORE...

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Jim Suzio
Thursday 3/19/20
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
In our hectic lives, many of us find it hard at times to dedicate time to our fashion sewing (more so if you're on the road teaching it!). Needless to say, any shortcuts that help with time as well as improve our sewing skills are greatly beneficial to the end product. In class, we'll discover un VIEW MORE...
Jill McCloy
Thursday 3/19/20
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66

Whether you have had your serger for a while or you are new to serging get a fresh start on the right foot. Familiarity breeds comfort and confidence, so let's get familiar with the little beast. Learn why threading order makes a difference whether you are threading from scratch or if the tread h VIEW MORE...

Kaye Koler
Thursday 3/19/20
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
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...
Connie Spurlock
Thursday 3/19/20
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68

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...

Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday 3/19/20
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F81X, G 97

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
John Deer
Thursday 3/19/20
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
F82XX

Yes, you read the title correctly! This is a hands-on digitizing workshop geared not only to those who are considering digitizing, but also to those who have been digitizing for years. The class is all about the initial foundation of theory John learned from his Schiffli mentor more than 33 yea VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joyce Teng
Thursday 3/19/20
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
F87XX

Create a dreamy underwater world using vibrant Tsukineko® fabric inks and the new versatile AquaFlo brushes. Joyce will demonstrate innovative ways to produce watercolor effects for cloudy skies, luscious landscapes and flowing water. Add details and character with stencils, sponges and marke VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 3/19/20
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F89X, G105

Turn a plain sweatshirt (you choose the color - plum, sand or dark chocolate) into a beautiful explosion of lace. We’ll put a pleat in the back using a lace panel, add lace around the bottom and finish off with beautiful embroidery. This is the most elegant sweatshirt conversion Cindy has VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Barb Callahan
Thursday 3/19/20
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
F90X

Create a one of a kind tote, using hand sewn quilt blocks from the 1800’s, hankies from the 1950’s and a vintage button from Barb’s own collection. Barb will discuss how to get the most out of vintage textiles and how to handle them without compromising their integrity. You have VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Marsha Kirsch
Thursday 3/19/20
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F92X, G108

Some feet new and some feet old,
Some sew stars and some sew cars.
O what a lot of feet there are!
It’s a class like no other and you’ll be able to experience the fun you can have with your feet…sewing feet that is. Marsha loves to have fun as she shares VIEW MORE...

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Friday, March 20, 2020
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Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H113X

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...

Hands on Workshop
June Colburn
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H114X, J130

If color has you stymied, find out why as you practice some fundamental principles. Learn how our biology influences what we see and how culture affects our choices. Whether designing quilts, a wardrobe, a room or a bouquet, the workbook of fabric swatches you put together will end the color myst VIEW MORE...

Pam Damour
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H115X

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...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134

Cindy will guide you step-by-step through the process of creating pattern and texture with soy wax! A soap and water rinse makes batiking fun and easy! We will work with tjaps and tjantings to create an authentic batik experience, and overdye with thickened dye to spice up your surface design ski VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135

Get in on the fabric weaving craze! Warning: this is totally addictive. Heather will guide you through the basic foundation set up and how to weave a tumbling block textile. Then you will get to see several examples of how color and pattern play out in different ways using this technique. We'll d VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nick Coman
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136

Quilting without rulers, and almost, no rules is a fantasy for many quilters. Join Nick to learn all about piecing curves, how to deal with mini pieces and extremely thin lines while creating a quilt that can be either figurative or abstract. Bring your own fabrics in colors and patterns that spe VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Losekamp
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H121X

Experience the ease of transferring a beautiful picture using a new and easy to use iron-on transfer paper as you create this heartfelt project. Cindy has some amazing images for you to choose from and lovely verses to complement the image that you'll embroider in class. You'll learn so much in t VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Spurlock
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138

Learn the easy steps to fusible applique while you enjoy the humor of these chicks with their hats. Applique can easily be enlarged and reduced and is quick and easy with fusible web and an applique pressing sheet. Learn the process and how to finish this 15 x 27-inch wall hanging.

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Hands on Workshop
Pat Sauer & Lyn Powers
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139

Become an artist as you make your own whimsical monogrammed wall hanging by embroidering on paper! Paper? Really?! Experience the ease of building your embroidery design right on the embroidery machine and then add a monogram using the built-in monogram fonts. It’s easier than you think and VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Barb Callahan
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H124X, J140

One of the “newest” sensations in the fashion industry is the wrap. Whether it’s a dress, skirt or even a pant, this style can be seen on the streets and runways alike. This versatile wrap pant can be made in many different lengths, from shorts to full-length, to anything in bet VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Debby Kratovil
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141

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...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H126X, J142

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...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 3/20/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H127X, J143

Shawl, pashmina, ruana, whatever you choose to call this striking wrap; you can also call it completed in class. Take a few simple measurements (no hips, waists or busts), figure your size, tear your fabric, embellish with a pretty flatlock stitch and finish with the always popular rolled edge. L VIEW MORE...

Kathy McMakin
Friday 3/20/20
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
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...
Jim Suzio
Friday 3/20/20
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H117

Well, that’s the truth! Problem solving tricks abound in this class dedicated to clothes we love to wear as opposed to those that look best on the hanger. Discover to how to "fix" gaping necklines (besides taking in the sides, darts or shoulders), how to add elastic that doesn't gather th VIEW MORE...

Eric Drexler
Friday 3/20/20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J129X
Yes, jump right in! The water is fine outside the box. Join Eric in this fun, fast paced ride through the water soluble world of Sulky Wash-Aways! Begin with some very useful tips and a few of Eric’s favorite tricks, then finish up with unexpected ideas for more inspiration. He always bring VIEW MORE...
Jim Suzio
Friday 3/20/20
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
Texture can add so much interest to a fabric and can enhance a garment. Sadly, that fabric of your dreams is not always available. So, why not create your own? See various samples on how using a standard (and wing) needle can texture a fabric when combined with a utility stitch on the machine. How a VIEW MORE...
Connie Palmer
Friday 3/20/20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J132X

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...

John Deer
Friday 3/20/20
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J133

This class is all about the fun techniques you can create with embroidery. Explore the steps involved in creating a host of different in-the-hoop effects: appliqué, reverse appliqué and cutwork, fringe embroidery, 3D embroidery, embroidery with Mylar, free-standing lace and much, m VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Losekamp
Friday 3/20/20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J137X

Make a tissue holder, key chain and zippered eyeglass case in the blink of an eye using the embroidery machine. See how easy it is to attach clasps, hardware and put in zippers. Join us for fun and learning during this fulfilling time together as you finish not just one or two projects... but < VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Friday 3/20/20
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K149X

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...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Friday 3/20/20
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K152X, L168

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 empty candy or cookie bag. After you have carefully opened your candy or cookie bag (see Student Supply List a VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Friday 3/20/20
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K153X

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...

Hands on Workshop
Debby Kratovil
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K145, L161, M184

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...

Hands on Workshop
Karen Benke
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K146, L162XY

You've marveled at the large photographs that are created using small photographs...you know, the pixelated ones. Now, through the magic of software, take a beautiful photograph and create a pattern to make your very own picture quilt wall hanging using squares of fabric. To get you off to a fast VIEW MORE...

Connie Spurlock
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147

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 as she shares her best-loved tricks for finishing your projects. You will take that l VIEW MORE...

Jim Suzio
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148

Gather tricks for everything from how to make an invisible zipper installation look near flawless, and how to make most any zipper invisible (without the hand work) to how easy it is to create a perfect double welt pocket on most any garment (all sewing from the inside). And then even more &hell VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K150, L166, M182

Spirals have been a staple in tie dye since the 60s and can provide tons of inspiration! We're going to kick them up a notch and explore several different ways to dye these fun and playful patterns including traditional tie dye as well as ice dyeing. Materials fee is paid at time of VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kaye Koler
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY

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...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K154, L170XY

Basic sewing, decorative sewing, buttonholes, overcast, blind hem, rolled hems, the feet to create these techniques often come with our machines. What are they designed for and (perhaps more importantly) what else can they do? Jill loves to figure these kinds of things out and will help you get t VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pat Sauer & Lyn Powers
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY

Split monograms are crazy popular! You may have seen them on towels, wood plaques, pillows and more. Now you can create your own personalized project while building a potholder in the hoop and dressing up a tea towel with built in monogram fonts. What could be easier? This project is so fun and e VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Nick Coman
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY

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 easy to wear and versatile. Depending on the fabric you choose, it can VIEW MORE...

Registration Full
Hands on Workshop
Eric Drexler
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K157, L173XY

Make a belt or scarf with this fun, simple, lace technique using artsy circles. It can also be adapted to use for many different projects. It’s not hard to do and Eric will guide you through the process. While you are experimenting with some specialty threads, Eric will show you many useful VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
K158, L174, M190, N206XX

The serger can do so much more than just finish seams. Pam has pushed the limits on the creative use of the serger and she even wrote a book about it, Power Serge, and will share some of her best embellishing and finishing techniques. Serge your way to a new favorite carry all and build VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Friday 3/20/20
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K159, L175XY

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 tops!

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Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 3/20/20
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163

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...

Jim Suzio
Friday 3/20/20
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
You've often admired the welt pockets on well-made garments wondering how they accomplished such a feat. Learn how with a few "tricks". Armed with the secrets to creating perfect welt pockets you’ll be able to create everything from a classic double welt to a shaped welt pocket. You can even i VIEW MORE...
John Deer
Friday 3/20/20
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165
We all know it’s important to love what you do… so why not make money doing it? It’s simple… the more money you make… the more toys you can buy! This class will cover all the basics: choosing the right machine, setting up shop, where to buy and what to sell, how muc VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Friday 3/20/20
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
L169XY

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...

Connie Spurlock
Friday 3/20/20
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177

Shark Tank's Mr. Wonderful says "I need to make money!" Are you making money in your business? Yes, but is it profit or just income? Let Connie show you how you can know if that "green" is actually yours.

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Cindy Losekamp
Friday 3/20/20
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
Are you new to embroidery or you’ve been embroidering a long time but you’re ready for some new challenges? Maybe you want to ramp up what you do. Glitter fabric, soft and fuzzy appliques, indestructible mylar, and Cindy’s favorite five stabilizers are just a few of the things tha VIEW MORE...
June Colburn
Friday 3/20/20
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180

June loves to hunt for exotic fabrics in bazaars and markets in faraway lands. That is where she discovered her love of Asian art and textiles. But what to do with an old kimono? Turn it into something new! Browse through a closet bursting with artful clothing. Which kimono work best for which st VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Friday 3/20/20
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M181

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...

Hands on Workshop
Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday 3/20/20
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N193X, P209

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
Eric Drexler
Friday 3/20/20
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N194X, P210

Eric Drexler has been a sewing machine mechanic for over 35 years, and he wants to share his love and knowledge for, what he considers his “Baby”, the Singer 221 Featherweight. Eric will walk you through how to take off all the covers, where to oil and what to watch out for. Your &ld VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Friday 3/20/20
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N205X, P221

One of the coolest new trends in piecing is Interleave. This one will leave your friends wondering "How did she do that?" We'll learn the foundations first, then see how the interplay of simple shapes can make simply amazing patchwork. Once you learn the basics, the sky is the limit with this tec VIEW MORE...

 
Saturday, March 21, 2020
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Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Connie Palmer
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225X

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...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Lohbeck
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246

With roots in pointillism, dotted mandalas have become very popular! Pillows, canvases, mugs, and even rocks! It's everywhere! But you can't sew with rocks! After taking a very fun dot painting class, Cindy was determined to figure out how to dot with dye on fabric. Sounds simple but it took a fe VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Spurlock
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248

Colorful batiks and easy applique combine for a fun and finished wallhanging. Learn all about fused applique, including how to select the right fusible, use the applique pressing sheet, easily transfer your pattern to fabric and more. Binding a problem for you? Learn to make a perfectly mitered VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Barbara Moore
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249

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...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250

Tweaking the scale of the Dresden "blades" just a bit creates an entirely new look to this lovely traditional quilt block and gives us the perfect place for embellishment. Jill has designed a very special, yet simple to duplicate, lady’s face specifically for that embellishment. The simplic VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pat Sauer & Lyn Powers
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251

Keep all your important sewing notions in view with this handy tote. It may look complicated but is made simple in this class. Take advantage of the Brother “My Design Center” and embroidery capabilities to add a perfectly placed zipper in the hoop while learning how to embroider and VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Heather Kojan
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q236X, R252

A bold, graphic quilt made with simple patchwork. We'll discuss how to integrate several different sizes of blocks into your quilts, plus how to improvise and innovate to make the blocks your own. Let your favorite medium to large scale prints take center stage! Students will learn the "partial VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Debby Kratovil
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
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...
Hands on Workshop
Pam Damour
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q238X, R254

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 possibilit VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Saturday 3/21/20
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q239X, R255

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
Wendi Owens
Saturday 3/21/20
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Q226, R242

Toss out the old notion of using graph paper, rulers, pencils and MATH to design a quilt. Electric Quilt 8 makes designing a quilt fast, easy and fun! Choose horizontal quilts with plain squares, or an intricate custom quilt with blocks of all different sizes. The quilt options are endless. Bri VIEW MORE...

Jim Suzio
Saturday 3/21/20
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
When your car's not running, you go to the mechanic. Faucet drips, the plumber. Not feeling well, the physician. But where do you go when your embroidery design doesn't stitch out right? You know, that "perfect" design you saw online, beautifully flowing fills, textures, with detailed outlining. Onl VIEW MORE...
Alicia Welcher
Saturday 3/21/20
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228

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...

John Deer
Saturday 3/21/20
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229
Regardless of the machine brand you own, the end results should always be the same… beautiful stitches creating soft embroidery! Getting consistent results begins with a firm grasp of the basics. Explore hooping basics, choosing the right stabilizer, selecting appropriate needles and thread, VIEW MORE...
Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 3/21/20
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q231

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
Donelle McAdams
Saturday 3/21/20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R241X

Template quilting is all the rage, and for good reason! Let Donelle McAdams help you set yourself up for a successful stitching experience in this lecture-demo-drawing class. Use Westalee Design Templates from Sampler Set 1 and Hearts to create borders that can be used in a variety of ways and di VIEW MORE...

Jim Suzio
Saturday 3/21/20
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
Seems just a few years ago, one was elated when they received a party invitation. Now, the feeling is often stressful, wondering what one can bring that isn't the cause for an allergic reaction or health hazard. Why not embroider something instead? Instead of a dozen iced cookies, why not a dozen co VIEW MORE...
Alicia Welcher
Saturday 3/21/20
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
Ever wonder how all of those beautiful serged edges and other decorative elements are created? Come learn how easy it is to embellish fabrics with your serger! We will cover all sorts of serger stitches, including flatlock, rolled hems, wide and narrow overlocks and even a bit of cover stitch. Learn VIEW MORE...
Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 3/21/20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R245X

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...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Losekamp
Saturday 3/21/20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R247X

Starting with a loved one’s picture, a little silkscreening and a few artfully placed crystals, you will create a one of a kind shirt you’ll be proud to wear. You will be transferring the picture, adding silk screens and crystals…quick and easy. Email Cindy a picture of your lo VIEW MORE...

Joe Vecchiarelli
Saturday 3/21/20
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S259X

If you’re baffled by how to create fitted sequined garments without darts, or what is used to create inner support for the sheerest of fabrics, clear up the mystery! Join Joe as he shares the inner secrets of creating Hollywood glamour, dancing and skating costumes or even some historical c VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Karen Benke
Saturday 3/21/20
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S264X

Explore the many ways to bind your quilts and other projects as you create a series of samples in class. Discussion includes when to use straight grain vs bias binding and how to cut both with ease and accuracy; adding miters at all angles; creating two-color binding, piping and faux piping. A r VIEW MORE...

Barb Callahan
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257

You’ve heard the term recycle but what about upcycle? Upcyling is taking something you would throw away or something you don’t like and making it into something new and wonderful! Barb loves looking for old treasures like men’s jackets and ties, which have been staples in her ba VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joyce Teng
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S258, T274

Lace motifs, trims and fabric take on new life when colored with vibrant Tsukineko® fabric inks and Fabrico® markers. Whether your lace is vintage or newly purchased, its colorful focus will add dimension to your quilts, embellishment to your clothing creations and enhance your mixed medi VIEW MORE...

Heather Kojan
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260

UFOs, orphan blocks and “What was I thinking?!” We all have them, now’s the time to get some fresh ideas for stale projects. Enjoy a frank discussion of project management, how to love your WIPs again and when just to let it go.

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John Deer
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S261

You know that old saying: “what will they think of next?” Well with regards to combining embroidery and quilting industry, innovator John Deer has opened a new door, with what we call Flexi-Quilt Elements. Creating quilting patterns for machine embroidery has never been so quick & VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
Luscious ribbons of all sizes and colors are folded and stitched in a variety of ways that transform them into beautiful flowers, buds and leaves. Kathy introduces these simple techniques along with how to hold your hands and fingers while twisting, flipping, rotating, or folding the ribbons. Lear VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
Jim Suzio
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
Well, the day has come when you decide to pass along Grandmother's prized pearls. While you have a plain box to put them in, you want for something "more." What better way than to make one yourself! An "in the hoop" embroidery design that will make that heirloom even more special. Create VIEW MORE...
Hands on Workshop
June Colburn
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X

Turn any favorite button-front shirt (no darts please) into a comfortable keepsake pillow. It’s a fun, easy way to remember a person, time, place or event. June will show you how to take proper measurements, cut and sew your shirt into a removable pillow cover. You’ll even learn the s VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Pat Sauer & Lyn Powers
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X

Never be caught without a tape measure again! Create this wonderful, in the hoop, tape measure holder and learn to install Kamsnaps® along the way. Working in the hoop takes the guess work out placement and provides accurate stitching. Clip it to your bag and always be prepared to measure up. VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X

Appliqué, embellishment with lovely dimensional apple or orange blossoms, beautiful and simple colored pencil work to bring your bird to life with added texture and dimension. Perhaps most importantly, learn an easy technique to bring the bird's eye to life. Use Jill's die cut appliqu&eacu VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Connie Palmer
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X

Quick, easy and accurate piecing all made possible using easy piecing grid. Use ½” 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 VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Alicia Welcher
Saturday 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S270, T286X

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 3/21/20
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S271, T287X

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...

Hands on Workshop
Cindy Losekamp
Saturday 3/21/20
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T273X

Cindy has the magic touch for getting things hooped with no stress. Just bring one of your medium size embroidery hoops to class along with a t-shirt and let Cindy be your guide for all things hooping. You will be amazed at how easy it can be to get perfectly hooped items when you take this class VIEW MORE...

Kaye Koler
Saturday 3/21/20
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
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...
Connie Spurlock
Saturday 3/21/20
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276

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 the outcome.

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Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 3/21/20
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T277

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...

Hands on Workshop
Barb Callahan
Saturday 3/21/20
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T278X

Sashiko, a simple running stitch that was used in northern Japan to mend, strengthen and recycle household goods has come a long way. This simple stitch is now used to create decorative elements on garments, home décor and quilts. Come and see how this one stitch can add an interesting ele VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Karen Benke
Saturday 3/21/20
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T280X

Explore the alternative ways to bind your quilts and other projects as you create a series of samples in class. Discussion includes adding flanges, back to front binding, scalloped binding (and when to use it), plus hanging sleeves and prairie points. A robust workshop with finishing your quilt i VIEW MORE...

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


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