Class Descriptions for Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA

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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Judy Kessinger
Wednesday 5/1/24
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB300X, MDB360X

Spend the day with Judy and learn all the tips and tricks to making the PERFECT jacket for your lifestyle that fits perfectly and adds zing to your wardrobe. Even beginners can accomplish this simple pattern that fits with your choice of fabric and closure and then finishes with fun details. Zipp VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Classic Sewing Educator
Wednesday 5/1/24
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB301X, MDB361X

Whether you are planning an exciting new adventure or simply dreaming of one, we have got you covered! Join us as we guide you through the art of embroidering essential travel items, ensuring you are not just ready to go, but ready to go in style.

 

In this immer VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Catherine Redford
Wednesday 5/1/24
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB302X, MDB362X

Who says quilting has to be done on a longarm? Learn how to finish your quilts on your domestic sewing machine while enjoying all the control your walking foot has to offer. We will cover the preparation basics to get you started, then you will make several stitched samples with different quiltin VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Dianne Springer
Wednesday 5/1/24
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MDB303X, MDB363X

Unleash your creativity in this wildly enjoyable class where participants embark on the adventure of transforming a simple folding chair into a cozy masterpiece that reflects your own unique style and personality.

 

Explore the world of sewing and basic upholstery techniq VIEW MORE...

 
Thursday, May 2, 2024
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Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Thursday 5/2/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 2X, B18

Did you know that most geometric smocking designs are made up of just four basic stitches, configured in different ways? The age-old technique of hand-stitching on pleated fabric is appreciated by all and can be used in so many ways! Smocking is found not only on vintage garments but is showing u VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 5/2/24
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3X

The fashions of athleisure -- yoga pants, leggings, and tops -- are now part of our everyday wardrobes. And they are 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 knits of all VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Melissa Bryan
Thursday 5/2/24
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4 X

Spice up your kitchen with our sizzling new class, Hot Off the Hoop! Go on an exciting embroidery adventure where creativity seamlessly merges with functionality. Discover the secrets to crafting the coolest (and hottest) in-the-hoop embroidered hot pads that will not only add f VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Catherine Redford
Thursday 5/2/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 5X, B21

Discover the magic of free motion quilting. We will start with putting pens to paper to learn how to combine basic shapes to create a variety of interesting quilting designs. Once you are comfortable with drawing the shapes on paper, we will put the feed dogs down and learn how to translate these VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Thursday 5/2/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6X, B22

A trio of dragonflies flirt with the moon on this little charmer. Tapered satin stitch branches hold luscious willow leaves. The dragonfly wings are enhanced with delicate stitching. You'll learn a nifty mitering technique as well as some free motion stitching. Not a free motion fan? Y VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joyce Keske
Thursday 5/2/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23

Unlock the world of efficient quilting with the 3 Yard Serger Quilt! In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to achieve an accurate ¼-inch seam on a serger to streamline the quilting process. With just three yards of coordinating fabric, you will create a stunning and cozy lap size q VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Legit Kits Ambassador
Thursday 5/2/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24

Embark on an exciting quilting journey with our Building Blocks mini quilt class! Discover the revolutionary block approach crafted by Legit Kits and unravel the secrets to frustration-free sewing. No curves or Y seams are involved, just pure quilting joy! The Building Blocks mini quilt features VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Courtney Douthat
Thursday 5/2/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25

Unlock the full potential of your Brother ScanNCut in this beginner-friendly class, where we break down functions and answer the most frequently asked questions. From understanding mysterious buttons to setting up seamless wifi connectivity, we will demystify the ScanNCut experience. Learn the in VIEW MORE...

Susan Miller
Thursday 5/2/24
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1

Have you ever been stuck on a project because you cannot find the right matching trim? In this trunk show demonstration, Susan will show you how Quick Points Rulers are HERE to rescue YOU! See how easy it is to make your own continuous trim and embellishments using Janet Platt’s Quick Point VIEW MORE...

Eric Drexler
Thursday 5/2/24
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B17X

Break free from the ordinary as Eric introduces you to the exciting world of thread variety. Explore the entire spectrum of Sulky threads, from Sulky Rayons to Bright Neon's, Metallics in four different styles, Glow-in-the-Dark, Fluffy Acrylic, Reflective, Invisible, and top-notch Cottons for VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Thursday 5/2/24
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19

So many of us sewists sew alone and we need to fit ourselves. The easiest way to do this is to use the Measurement Method of fitting as we cannot reach our backs easily. And how many of us need different changes on each side of our body? Patterns are made for the right side. When our left side is VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Melissa Bryan
Thursday 5/2/24
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B20X

Take an enchanting journey into the world of quilting with a creative twist in our workshop, Stitching Stories. Join us for a captivating experience where the magic of piecing quilt blocks comes to life right in the hoop of your embroidery machine. Unleash your inner quilter as we guide VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jim Suzio
Thursday 5/2/24
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C36X, D52

Three-dimensional machine embroidery is gaining popularity among enthusiasts. Jim has produced a way for you to recreate this 3D lotus flower that literally blooms before your eyes upon completion- all done in-the-hoop on an embroidery machine! Use it as a stunning centerpiece on the table for yo VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Catherine Redford
Thursday 5/2/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C33, D49XY

Step into the world of mid-20th century needlework with our class inspired by the work of the talented needlewoman, Olivia Pass. Join us as we explore the art of Dorset Button Stitchery, where you will master the basic four stitches—chain, buttonhole, single, and double feather stitches&mda VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Thursday 5/2/24
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C34, D50, E66

Embark on a creative journey with Temari, where the name itself, meaning hand ball, encapsulates the simplicity and beauty of this traditional art form. Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Temari as you witness the allure of numerous artistic variations. Guided by Jill, you will VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Thursday 5/2/24
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35

Unlock the secret to perfect-fitting pants! Ever find yourself scrutinizing your backside in the mirror, frustrated by the wrinkles in your pants? Pants fitting can be a challenge, but fear not—we have the solutions! Join us as we dive into the nuances of pant fitting, exploring the reasons VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Dianne Springer
Thursday 5/2/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C37, D53XY

It is time to quilt a clock in this hands-on workshop where quilting meets liberation and creativity knows no bounds! In this exciting class, participants will embark on a journey to create a unique 12-inch quilt square that will be beautifully showcased within an acrylic frame.

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Hands on Workshop
Joyce Keske
Thursday 5/2/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY

Introducing the Two-in-One Bag - a must for those in search of a simple yet stylish companion for sewing retreats or cruises. Learn to create a versatile bag that effortlessly shifts from a chic shoulder bag to a practical backpack in mere moments, ensuring convenience wherever your adve VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Thursday 5/2/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY

Intimidated? Fear not! The serger is your friend! It is the perfect companion for your sewing machine, as it always makes you look like a professional (even if you are 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
Eric Drexler
Thursday 5/2/24
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C40, D56, E72

Dive into Dimension: Create a Stunning 3D Tree with Eric! Join Eric as he guides you through the art of creating a unique three-dimensional tree using Sulky water-soluble stabilizers and Sulky Rayon threads. Learn to fashion distinctive leaves from cotton fabric, enhanced with the vibrant hues of VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Courtney Douthat
Thursday 5/2/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY

Discover the magic of quilting with efficiency in this class dedicated to showcasing how the Brother ScanNCut becomes a quilter's best friend. Dive into the world of precise quilt block cutting and explore the unique ability to add seam allowances to any shape instantly and easily with the Sc VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Thursday 5/2/24
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51

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...

Jim Suzio
Thursday 5/2/24
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67

Step into the Spotlight: Join us for a live showcase of Jim's Greatest Hits from 'Make It Monday'! Experience the magic up close as we bring your favorite sewing, serging, and crafting tutorials to life. From thread to fabric, discover a world of creative possibilities – there i VIEW MORE...

 
Friday, May 3, 2024
Title
 
Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 5/3/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H116X, J132

Capture the spirit of New Orleans with this French Quarter Pillow, where the vibrant French Quarter becomes the muse for a delightful and embellished home decor project. Inspired by the eclectic charm of NOLA, this sweet pillow features a medley of techniques that promise both creativity and flai VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Catherine Redford
Friday 5/3/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H117X, J133

Discover the art of quilting with your walking foot as you elevate your technique to new heights! Catherine will guide you through the process of embellishing your quilts with beautiful organic curves, breaking away from traditional straight lines. Learn to execute sharp turns and create precise VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Legit Kits Ambassador
Friday 5/3/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134

Elevate your Foundation Paper Piecing skills in our exclusive Hazy Hills series class! Dive into the revolutionary block approach by Legit Kits and gain invaluable tips and tricks for frustration-free sewing—no curves or Y seams required! Your focus will be on the class-exclusive Hazy Hills VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joyce Keske
Friday 5/3/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135

Are you new to sergers or curious about what they can do? In this hands-on class, you will learn a variety of serger techniques; quilt piecing, easy zipper insertion and how to go around corners with piping! You will learn about the different types of serger stitches and when to use them, giving VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Dianne Springer
Friday 5/3/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136

Welcome to Goin' Commando, where fashion meets freedom! In this empowering class, each student will embark on a journey to create a stunning dress using luxurious fabrics that speak to their individual style.

 

Whether you prefer to dress it up with accessori VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Courtney Douthat
Friday 5/3/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137

Step into the exciting world of fabric design in this class where your imagination takes center stage. Explore the innovative capabilities of the NEW Brother PrintModa fabric printer, and dive into the intricacies of the Artspira app, an exciting tool that brings your pictures, designs, and ideas VIEW MORE...

Kathy McMakin
Friday 5/3/24
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113

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 VIEW MORE...

Jim Suzio
Friday 5/3/24
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114

Unleash Your Style: From Ordinary to Extraordinary! Elevate the back yoke of your standard dress shirt with bold flair. Join us for a transformative session where we dive into creative tips and techniques to turn every garment into a standout piece. Plus, learn how to repurpose leftovers to make VIEW MORE...

Classic Sewing Educator
Friday 5/3/24
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115

Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You will 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 we unr VIEW MORE...

Kathy McMakin
Friday 5/3/24
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129

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

Kathy Ruddy
Friday 5/3/24
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130

Embark on a creative journey with Kathy as she unveils her innovative methods for crafting stylish tops that not only defy the conventional sewing norms but also promise quicker and more efficient results. Join her in exploring the art of sewing, where she masterfully employs interfacings, bias s VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Friday 5/3/24
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131

Of course, we will cover busts but also rounded backs. Different curves are often needed but we do not want to change what does not need to change like armscyes, side seams, or necklines. These changes are easy to do with the seam method of pattern alteration. Learn about darts; their different s VIEW MORE...

Joyce Keske
Friday 5/3/24
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K147X

Understand the process of basic digitizing for machine embroidery in this lecture-demo class where you will learn diverse features within the Embrilliance software such as applique, redwork, intricate fill stitches, and lettering techniques to create unique designs. Dive into the world of digitiz VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Melissa Bryan
Friday 5/3/24
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K148X

Join us for a delightful journey into the captivating world of in-the-hoop embroidery to create charming mini pillows with a quilted twist! Our workshop, Pillow Talk, caters to both embroidery enthusiasts and quilting fanatics, offering a unique opportunity to seamlessly blend the best o VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Catherine Redford
Friday 5/3/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K145, L161XY

Unlock the art of successful whip stitch wool applique in this immersive workshop. Join Catherine as she guides you through the intricacies of this timeless technique, working on a small design that can be transformed into a charming pincushion or needle case.

 

Discover VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy Ruddy
Friday 5/3/24
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K146, L162, M178

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 will be making to your base VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Friday 5/3/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K149, L165XY

Unleash the potential of your sewing machine with our Foot Feats workshop, where we explore the versatility of the 7-hole cord foot and the braiding foot. These couching feet may seem similar but offer unique capabilities that, when combined, open the door to a world of creative stitchin VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Eric Drexler
Friday 5/3/24
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K150, L166, M182

Elevate your stitching with Sulky Metallic threads, exploring the diverse effects of round, twisted, and flat varieties. Fear not—Eric is here to demystify metallic threads with valuable tips and tricks for a smoother experience. Dive into a hands-on exploration of these stunning metallics VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Friday 5/3/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY

Do you love that vintage look but think you do not 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 heirloom VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jim Suzio
Friday 5/3/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY

Elevate your style with this designer DIY sweatshirt transformation! In this hands-on class, discover the magic of turning a basic sweatshirt into a sophisticated zippered cardigan using just a basic sewing machine and a touch of accent fabric.

 

Our expert instructor wil VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Courtney Douthat
Friday 5/3/24
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K153, L169XY

Explore the exciting world of sewing with vinyl in our hands-on workshop as you uncover the secrets of working with various vinyl types on the Brother ScanNCut. Find answers to your burning questions such as where to find the best vinyl, understanding the differences between vinyl varieties, mast VIEW MORE...

Lorraine Henry
Friday 5/3/24
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163

Have you ever tried building a bodice from the waist up? As clothing architects, we can build our clothes in an orderly fashion that will give us a well-fitting garment. Do you know that patterns generally have an 8-inch side seam? What is yours? That is the first step in building your bodice  VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joyce Keske
Friday 5/3/24
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L164, M180

Seeing what you digitized stitched out is an important part of the digitizing process. In this hands-on class you will see the designs created in our Intro to Embrilliance lecture class come to life in-the-hoop on an embroidery machine! Watch how features used within the software such as VIEW MORE...

 
Saturday, May 4, 2024
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Teacher
Date/Time
Codes
Lorraine Henry
Saturday 5/4/24
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225X

Arms EYE (armscye that is!) Some arms are heavier in the back – some need more room in front. Standard cap shapes may not be the best fit for many arms. Some arms are short above the elbow, some are long. Same from elbow to wrist! Forward arm joint anyone?? Learn how to measure the VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joyce Keske
Saturday 5/4/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q228X, R244

Embark on a stitching adventure with our Drive in Style series, where creativity meets practicality! If you find joy in collecting take-out napkins and dream of a stylish way to keep them neat, clean, and accessible in your car, then this is the class you have been waiting for! In this hands-on m VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Catherine Redford
Saturday 5/4/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q229X, R245

Experience the art of quilting with your walking foot in Catherine's second class in the Walking Foot Quilting Series, where you will transcend traditional straight lines and elevate your technique with captivating organic curves. Learn from Catherine as she demonstrates the mastery of execut VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jim Suzio
Saturday 5/4/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246

Unlock the full potential of your sewing machine as we unveil a simple yet powerful method to elevate ordinary stitches into extraordinary masterpieces. Bid farewell to disappointment and welcome a new era of sewing excellence with these game-changing techniques. Join Jim and watch your stitching VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Saturday 5/4/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247

Serge up a pair of black leggings you will love in just three hours! Pair this versatile, slimming piece of clothing with a T-shirt or your favorite tunic. In this class we will discuss the particulars of serging with knits, how to adjust your serger to create perfect seams with no waffling or pu VIEW MORE...

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Hands on Workshop
Dianne Springer
Saturday 5/4/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248

If you are a quilter, we invite you to Sit on It!—where quilting meets upholstery in a delightful fusion of creativity and comfort. As a seasoned quilter, you have likely created numerous cozy quilts to snuggle under. Now, it is time to extend that warmth to your seating with our i VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Courtney Douthat
Saturday 5/4/24
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249

Say goodbye to applique scissors forever! Join us for a revolutionary class on creating appliques with the ScanNCut. Discover the seamless process of taking any applique design and effortlessly sending it to the ScanNCut for precision cutting – no additional software required! Unlock the po VIEW MORE...

Jill McCloy
Saturday 5/4/24
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227

Get ready to break boundaries and stitch up some magic in the ultimate playdate with embroidery designs! Learn to transform designs into a symphony of creativity. You might have that customization software, or you are eyeing it with uncertainty. Fear not! Jill is here to guide you through the pos VIEW MORE...

Jill McCloy
Saturday 5/4/24
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241

Why settle for big when you can go mini? Mini quilts are the unsung heroes of the quilting world – they are not just adorable; they are the secret weapon for leveling up your quilting skills!

 

Learn how a 3-inch nine-patch can become your accuracy superhero. Mini q VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 5/4/24
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R242X

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 taking a 3-dimensional g VIEW MORE...

Eric Drexler
Saturday 5/4/24
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R243X

Break free from the ordinary as Eric introduces you to the exciting world of thread variety. Explore the entire spectrum of Sulky threads, from Sulky Rayons to Bright Neon's, Metallics in four different styles, Glow-in-the-Dark, Fluffy Acrylic, Reflective, Invisible, and top-notch Cottons for VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Melissa Bryan
Saturday 5/4/24
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S260X

Elevate your embroidery expertise with our comprehensive class on creating fully lined in-the-hoop zipper pouches! Dive into the world of stylish and practical pouches created entirely on your embroidery machine, suitable for all skill levels from novices to seasoned embroiderers. Led by Melissa, VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Lorraine Henry
Saturday 5/4/24
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S257, T273X

In a perfect world, all figures would be alike – in perfect form. In the real world, we come in all shapes and sizes. Learn what comes first in selecting the right size, what measurements you need, conduct measurement analysis to determine where and what to change for a combo pack figure, a VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Catherine Redford
Saturday 5/4/24
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S258, T274X

Elevate your projects with a touch of sparkle and dimension in our 'Beaded Bliss' class! Join us as we unravel the art of attaching beads seamlessly to add a luxurious touch to your creations. In this hands-on workshop, we will focus on transforming your own small pre-made postcard-sized VIEW MORE...

Kathy Ruddy
Saturday 5/4/24
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259

Inspired by the enchantment of my first Disney Cruise, I designed a unique wardrobe for this extraordinary occasion. Immerse yourself in the art of fashion as we blend the elegance of a 100 percent cotton border print with the versatility of Athleisure techniques.

 

Disco VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Marsha Kirsch
Saturday 5/4/24
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S261, T277X

This delightful bag is packed with techniques and whatever you choose to put in it! Marsha will share some of her creative tips and tricks for easy piecing, putting in a two-way zipper, creating embellishments on your sewing machine and other goodies you do not want to miss. The bag is e VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Kathy McMakin
Saturday 5/4/24
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X

Little French Bonnet is loved all over the world and is 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. The techniques use VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Jill McCloy
Saturday 5/4/24
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X

Discover the art of creating your own unique kimono-style jacket with just shoulder and length measurements – no bust or hip fuss! Join Jill for an inspiring fashion journey where creativity knows no bounds. In this hands-on class, you will design and craft your personalized garment, guided VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Joyce Keske
Saturday 5/4/24
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X

Tired of your purse constantly taking a backseat? Join our Drive in Style series to discover some ingenious solutions to keep your essentials within arm's reach while on the road. In this hands-on session, we will guide you through the creation of a stylish and functional purse organ VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Courtney Douthat
Saturday 5/4/24
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X

Unleash the unexpected with PyroCraft, a class that pushes the boundaries of creativity by harnessing the power of the Brother ScanNCut to burn wood! Say goodbye to disbelief and join us for a hands-on experience where you will learn the intriguing art of wood burning with this cutting-e VIEW MORE...

Jim Suzio
Saturday 5/4/24
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T275X

There is a difference between “Home Made” and “Hand Made” when it comes to garment sewing. Jim will share some of his best sewing secrets to put an end to “Home Made.” He will discuss how to make an invisible zipper installation look flawless, make any zipper i VIEW MORE...

Hands on Workshop
Melissa Bryan
Saturday 5/4/24
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T276X

Pack your creativity and venture on a whimsical journey into the enchanting world of in-the-hoop embroidery in our workshop, Tag It Yours. Join us as we explore the joy of creating custom bag tags that are as unique as you are, designed to add a touch of personality and flair to your sui VIEW MORE...

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

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