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Karlee Porter – Quilting since 2009, but an artist all her life, Karlee has traveled the world to teach quilting and loves connecting with and inspiring her students to quilt on their own terms. She is a notorious Quilt-Police evader and loves all things in rainbow order. Karlee loves to push the boundaries in her quilting and design work, and tends to blur the lines between traditional quilting techniques and 21st century technology. She designs and prints her own fabric, and is also an avid computerized quilting and embroidery design creator. She resides in Northern Utah with her husband Andrew and their baby boy, Nate. When she isn't in the studio, she loves exercising and cooking


E108-18 Graffiti Quilting

E108-18 Graffiti Quilting

With Karlee Porter
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 80.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Graffiti Quilting is a freemotion quilting style that combines tons of simple quilting motifs into one cohesive piece. Learn how to mix and match tons of various designs and make a unique quilt with a style all your own! 



E156-18 From Hobby to Professional: How to transform creative passion into cold hard cash

E156-18 From Hobby to Professional: How to transform creative passion into cold hard cash

With Karlee Porter
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time



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

So your friends found out you have a quilting machine… and now everyone asks you for quotes! Karlee’s lecture will help you figure out how to make things official, and how to set prices, educate your customers, and maximize your time. Whether you want to pay your bills, or fund your fabric addiction, if you want to accept money for your work THIS CLASS IS FOR YOU. 



E164-18 Evading the Quilt Police: Karlee's Stories of her Years on-the-run.

E164-18 Evading the Quilt Police: Karlee's Stories of her Years on-the-run.

With Karlee Porter
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time



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

Join Karlee for a trunk show lecture where she tells you all about how she started her quilting journey, how and why she breaks the "quilting rules" and her many run-ins with the quilt police! Learn how to throw your caution to the wind and create for the sake of progression, not perfection! While you may not take away much technical knowledge on how to quilt, you will walk away with sore cheeks (from smiling) and sore abs from laughing. Sometimes we all just need a pick me up, and a reminder that our work is beautiful- imperfections and all. Also, there will be door prizes given and goodies for sale.



E216-18 Frickin' Fun Free-Motion Fillers!

E216-18 Frickin' Fun Free-Motion Fillers!

With Karlee Porter
Thursday, April 12, 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time



$ 45.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

Are you sick of meandering all your quilts? Me too! Come and learn a bunch of new free-motion fillers! From simple pebbles, to clamshell variations, to the infamous “Karlee Curl”, this class is sure to help you fill up your quilting design tool box and take your skills to the next level. 

Also offered Friday,  E346



E250-18 Feathers and Flourishes

E250-18 Feathers and Flourishes

With Karlee Porter
Thursday, April 12, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time



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

If you like all things feathery, soft, and flowy, you are going to love this class! In this hands-on style course, you will learn not only the basic anatomy of how to quilt a feather, but also a ton of variations to spice up your feathers in your quilting! Whether you are a feather fiend, or you’ve never quilted a feather in your life, this class is a great way to familiarize yourself with go-with-the-flow-motions and sharpen up your feathering and flourishing toolbox.

Also offered on Saturday, E436

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E306-18 Graffiti Quilting (Lec/Demo)

E306-18 Graffiti Quilting (Lec/Demo)

With Karlee Porter
Friday, April 13, 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time



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

Graffiti Quilting is a freemotion quilting style that combines tons of simple quilting motifs into one cohesive piece. Learn how to mix and match tons of various designs and make a unique quilt with a style all your own! 



E346-18 Frickin' Fun Free-Motion Fillers!

E346-18 Frickin' Fun Free-Motion Fillers!

With Karlee Porter
Friday, April 13, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 45.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

Are you sick of meandering all your quilts? Me too! Come and learn a bunch of new free-motion fillers! From simple pebbles, to clamshell variations, to the infamous “Karlee Curl”, this class is sure to help you fill up your quilting design tool box and take your skills to the next level. 

Also offered Thursday E216



E436-18 Feathers and Flourishes

E436-18 Feathers and Flourishes

With Karlee Porter
Saturday, April 14, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time



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

If you like all things feathery, soft, and flowy, you are going to love this class! In this hands-on style course, you will learn not only the basic anatomy of how to quilt a feather, but also a ton of variations to spice up your feathers in your quilting! Whether you are a feather fiend, or you’ve never quilted a feather in your life, this class is a great way to familiarize yourself with go-with-the-flow-motions and sharpen up your feathering and flourishing toolbox.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.
Also offered Thursday, E250



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