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Art, Drawing and Design Classes

E108-17 Modern Mojo Design and Quilt - Mark That Top

E108-17 Modern Mojo Design and Quilt - Mark That Top

With Linda Thielfoldt
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 80.00
Handout Fee: $5.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Come spend the day with Linda while she helps you create some Modern Mojo to fill up all those wide open spaces. Linda will share tips and tricks to dividing the space and filling them in. Student will bring to class a completed top (pattern to be provided to every student) and if they have a modern quilt they would like some design help with they can bring that as well for discussion. Students need to bring a straight ruler, any stencils they think may help (grid based or backgrounds but not required) and several blue washout marking pens (or marker of choice).

Optional $5 handout. Supply list.




E122-17 Old Meets New - TWO PART CLASS

E122-17 Old Meets New - TWO PART CLASS

With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 250.00
Kit Fee: $25.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Sold out smallLove old-fashioned linens, but afraid to do anything with them? This 2-part class (2 hr lecture/design and 4 hr hands-on longarm) will teach you how to create a unique and modernized vintage quilted piece. In the "class room", I will cover where to find vintage linens and their care. I will also teach my award-winning design techniques for creating a unique quilting plan for each piece. Each student will receive a lovely vintage piece, with embroidery and crochet-lace edge. In the 'hands-on", we will mark the linens, mount on silk or satin, and implement the quilting. This is a design & longarm quilting class which utilizes vintage linens as the vehicle.

Wednesday Part A - 8am-10am -  Drawing
Wednesday Part B - 1pm-5pm - Hands-on
     Part B will automatically appear on student schedule

Required $25 kit. Supply list. Bring thread snips. One student per machine.




E124-17 Dye Boot Camp

E124-17 Dye Boot Camp

With Lisa Reber
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $35.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Create gorgeous, wash-fast color on cotton fabric and bring home the skills you need to make yards more! This intro starts with a discussion of safety, and of the supplies needed to dye cotton fabric. Dyeing a solid color AND dyeing mottled, crackled-looking fabrics will be covered.

$35 Required kit fee. Supply list.




E172-17 Finding your Path

E172-17 Finding your Path

With Dorie Hruska
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM Eastern Time
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$ 45.00
Handout Fee: $5.00

Raddison Hotel/Center of New Hampshire

Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Create complex looking freehand designs by using stencils as a guide. In this hands-on class, Dorie will demonstrate the many ways to quilt the connecting designs from her book, Making Connections.

Optional $5 handout.




E212-17 Take Two - Simple Shapes, Stunning Results!

E212-17 Take Two - Simple Shapes, Stunning Results!

With Sue Heinz
Thursday, April 6, 2017
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $3.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Discover a new approach to free-motion quilting design. Be amazed at the variety of unique mid to high custom designs that work seamlessly together to fill a border, block or an entire quilt top, all from just two simple shapes. Say goodbye to wondering what to put where and hello to the fabulous new designs you will learn in this drawing class. Take Two - Simple shapes, Stunning results!

Required $3 kit. Supply list.




E220-17 Remarkable Stained Glass Quilt

E220-17 Remarkable Stained Glass Quilt

With Mark Sherman
Thursday, April 6, 2017
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 85.00
Kit Fee: $40.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

In this class you will learn to take your own photograph and turn it into a stunning stained glass quilt without any computer assistance. You will be amazed at your results.

Required $40 kit. Supply list.




E228-17 Fusing Fabric Painting to Create Realistic Art Quilts

E228-17 Fusing Fabric Painting to Create Realistic Art Quilts

With Lenore Crawford
Thursday, April 6, 2017
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 85.00
Kit Fee: $15.00

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Raddison Hotel/Center of New Hampshire

Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

 
In this workshop the designing of a small fused project will begin. Students will work from one of Lenore's patterns from which a freezer paper pattern will be made. Using Lenore's simple fusing technique the design will be created on a fabric background. No sewing will be done during the workshop. Students will learn how to make patterns from their own photos, how to see value differences, and create texture with fabric. Lenore will also demonstrate how to add fabric paints to the finished design to add detail and depth.

Required $15 kit. Supply list.




 

E242-17 Design for the Block

With Mandy Applebee
Thursday, April 6, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 40.00
Handout Fee: $5.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Beginner  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

A draw and design class we will take common Quilt blocks and go over ideas to quilt them ranging from simple to complex, then design our own and share with the class. Anyone can join us these designs can be created on a domestic or longarm machine. After class you will have a library of ideas to refer to when you find yourself unsure how to quilt a block in your quilt.

Optional $5 handout. Supply list.




E246-17 Fill Harmonics

E246-17 Fill Harmonics

With Sue Heinz
Thursday, April 6, 2017
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $3.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Create a symphony of harmonious background designs that group well together on any type of quilt- or use just one for a dramatic textural effect. You’ll learn how to draw an array of free-motion and grid pattern backgrounds while Sue demonstrates with step-by-step illustrations and how-to hints. Your quilt will be shouting, “Bravo!”

Required $3 kit. Supply List.




E264-17 Crosshatching Extravaganza

E264-17 Crosshatching Extravaganza

With Dorie Hruska
Thursday, April 6, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 45.00
Kit Fee: $5.00

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Raddison Hotel/Center of New Hampshire

Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Crosshatching comes in many forms. From straight, curved, wavy to modern. So where do you start? Join Dorie as she shows you some creative ways to quilt out Crosshatching designs with ease. During the class you will practice drawing out different designs using rulers. You will leave the class with the confidence needed to try crosshatching on your next quilt project.

Required $5 kit.




E312-17 Feather Primer 101

E312-17 Feather Primer 101

With Sue Heinz
Friday, April 7, 2017
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $3.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Beginner  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

How do I turn the corner? How do I fill that space? Where do I start? How come my feathers don’t look “right”? HELP! If this sounds familiar, this class is for you! Squares, triangles and borders will become far less stressful, as Sue guides you through different ways to fill these and other shapes with beautiful feathers in this drawing workshop. You’ll come away from this class with a sound understanding of feather anatomy, tips for how to identify and correct problem feathers without ripping - along with other tricks - and of course, beautiful designs. Traditional and Bump-Back feathers taught.

Required $3 kit. Supply list.




E326-17 Learn to Create a Shredded Fabric Art Quilt

E326-17 Learn to Create a Shredded Fabric Art Quilt

With Lenore Crawford
Friday, April 7, 2017
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 85.00
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Raddison Hotel/Center of New Hampshire

Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design


In this workshop students will learn to create a shredded fabric impressionistic art quilt using a technique originated by Noriko Endo. Fabrics are shredded using a rotary cutter and are then used to design a scene. The design is covered in tulle and top-stitched using free-motion sewing or they can be pinned and taken home to be sewn later. Students will learn about value and texture created with the fabric shreds. Finishing techniques will also be covered such as bindings and hanging methods. Lenore will also show how to use fabric paint to enhance the designs. Supply list.




E338-17 Get your Custom On!

E338-17 Get your Custom On!

With Jane Hauprich
Friday, April 7, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 45.00
Kit Fee: $15.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

In this drawing class you will learn designs that will take your free motion quilting from ordinary to custom. Learn how thread can also help with this process.Then let me show you how to take a focus fabric and turn it into a work of art. We will be drawing and coming up with a quilting plan so that you can go home and quilt your masterpiece. 

Supply list. Everything is included in the kit.

Required $15 kit.




E342-17 It’s All About the Sashing

E342-17 It’s All About the Sashing

With Sue Heinz
Friday, April 7, 2017
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $3.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Do you know that one good sashing design can unify an entire quilt? If you’ve only got a few worn-out sashing designs in your quilting toolbox, then it’s time to turn up the heat on your quilts with some unique designs. Learn just how easy it is to let the sashing design do the work of unifying the overall quilt top for you, by echoing the same design into feathers, blocks, borders, and backgrounds. Come experience sashing in a whole new way and see how Sue serves up sizzling designs sure to spice up any style quilt - because it’s all about the sashing!

Required $3 kit. Supply list.




E426-17 Manipulations for Dyeing

E426-17 Manipulations for Dyeing

With Lisa Reber
Saturday, April 8, 2017
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time
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$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $35.00

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Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire

Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Combine fabric, dye, and sewing plus office supplies to create designs on cloth, and learn the basics of dyeing cotton with MX dyes along the way. Folding, pleating, clamping, stitching and tying will be covered.

Required $35 kit fee. Supply list.




 

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