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Bethanne Nemesh PortraitBethanne Nemesh has always been an artist, having earned her BFA in 1995 from Longwood College in Virginia followed by a MS in Art Therapy from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1997. Bethanne is a national award winning quilter, having won top awards at every major national show with her unique pictographic quilting style, detailed finish work and contemporary wholecloth quilts. Bethanne is a dynamic teacher, often adapting the content of her classes to individual student needs, especially in her hands on classes. Please visit Bethanne's website, www.whitearborquilting.com for a complete list of her awards, book and magazine publications and museum exhibitions. Listen to Bethanne talk about her classes here.


E106-18 Creative Texture from A to Zen (Longarm)

E106-18 Creative Texture from A to Zen (Longarm)

With Bethanne Nemesh
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Traditional free motion background fillers are a wonderful starting point, but what happens when you let yourself be influenced by natural patterns, macro photography, and the textures of everyday objects? Be inspired by Bethanne’s fresh take on backgrounds, using physical objects to inspire new textures, perfect for filling those big open spaces of more modern quilts! Explore the alphabet from A to Z with new eyes.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E160-18 On The Edge: The Devil is Still in the Details

E160-18 On The Edge: The Devil is Still in the Details

With Bethanne Nemesh
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Bethanne’s popular Devil in the Details class is back with 4 new knife edge techniques! Students will learn Bethanne’s signature beaded piping technique, applied in a new way, scalloped tongue edge, covered cording edge, and tiny swag scallop edge. Taking the original Devil in the Details class is NOT necessary, students will learn new dramatic techniques to make their quilt stand out on the show floor.

Sewing machines provided for your use in class



E224-18 Creative Texture from A to Zen (Domestic)

E224-18 Creative Texture from A to Zen (Domestic)

With Bethanne Nemesh
Thursday, April 12, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 100.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Traditional free motion background fillers are a wonderful starting point, but what happens when you let yourself be influenced by natural patterns, macro photography, and the textures of everyday objects? Be inspired by Bethanne’s fresh take on backgrounds, using physical objects to inspire new textures, perfect for filling those big open spaces of more modern quilts! Explore the alphabet from A to Z with new eyes.

Sewing machines provided for your use in class



E318-18 Couching Coaching

E318-18 Couching Coaching

With Bethanne Nemesh
Friday, April 13, 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time



$ 45.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

Yarn couching by machine is so much more than the quilted line! Discover yarn couching by longarm AND domestic sewing machine as an art form. Add amazing textural elements to quilts, garments, home décor, and accessories with yarn. Learn to create a variety of textures and tricks for controlling problem yarn. Discover a whole new sandbox of creativity to play in with yarn on the machine! Any domestic sewing machine can be used with a simple foot attachment and many longarms as well!

E348-18 From Fast to Fancy: Freehand Feathers

E348-18 From Fast to Fancy: Freehand Feathers

With Bethanne Nemesh
Friday, April 13, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 45.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

Freehand feathers are a quilter’s best friend. Learn to grow your freehand feathers at your own pace with the addition of details and inserts. Based on Bethanne’s popular new book of the same title, see how even beginner feathers can grow to fancy heirloom ones with a few simple changes, perfect for quilters who want the content of two of Bethanne’s hands on classes in a fast paced visual style to perfect on their own.

E366-18 Wholecloth: Intertwined and Interlocked

E366-18 Wholecloth: Intertwined and Interlocked

With Bethanne Nemesh
Friday, April 13, 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 45.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Lecture

Creating a whole cloth quilt that captures the imagination and makes the viewer sigh with delight is a daunting process. Bethanne with share her tips on dynamic designs for contemporary wholecloth quilts that feature intertwining and interlocking quilted features. Learn how to draw and manipulate slide, flip, and rotational repeats. Bethanne will also review design fundamentals of scale, balance and negative space for successful design in this class that blends lecture and demonstration with take home practice materials for each student.

E430-18 Border Me Beautiful

E430-18 Border Me Beautiful

With Bethanne Nemesh
Saturday, April 14, 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time



$ 45.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Break away from boring borders! 20+ border units using only a non-backtrack feather combined with straight lines create glorious secondary design frames. This class is for those quilt tops made for love, needing a soft, beautiful mid-custom plan, or get creative, use formal feathers and go full custom!

E450-18 Freehand, Fabulous: Edge-to-Edge

E450-18 Freehand, Fabulous: Edge-to-Edge

With Bethanne Nemesh
Saturday, April 14, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Edge-to-edge quilting is the most beautiful basic quilting we can do on a quilt. Learn three major freehand thread paths; echo, meandering chains, and curling Amish feather…for solid edge to edge coverage, personalizing your quilting for each quilt!

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



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