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Hands On Machine Quilting - Stand Up Frame

E104-18 Templates 101

E104-18 Templates 101

With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT

$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

This class is geared to new longarm users, those who are new to using templates or desire confidence-building skills. Starting at square one, I will teach technique and basic patterns that use straight and curved templates. If you have used templates some, please consider Creative Templates II as an alternative.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



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.



E102-18 Border Symphony

E102-18 Border Symphony

With Jessica Gamez
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Grab a sketchbook and head to the ballroom! In this class, Jessica will demonstrate how to use different rulers to create a layered symphony of design. Learn about ruler techniques, marking and design strategies to give students the tools to orchestrate creative, customized designs.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E152-18 Creative Templates II

E152-18 Creative Templates II

With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

This is a template class for those that are beyond the newby user, but are in search of guidance on how to create great patterns like Cathedral windows, curved-crosshatching and mandalas. Students will quilt a sampler-style quilt using several different templates.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E132-18 Get a Grip

E132-18 Get a Grip

With Deborah Poole
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Let rulers bring control to your quilting. Deborah uses some sort of ruler on each quilt she quilts, but crosshatching is her love. She will take you from the basics and beyond. Cross it, double it, diamond it, and curve it, and as usual it will all be done with little to no backtracking. By the time you finish this class you'll be seeing crosshatching everywhere you turn. So, let's get a grip!

Offered as a lecture Saturday E448

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E154-18 Introduction to Freemotion

E154-18 Introduction to Freemotion

With Barbara Persing
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Enjoy free motion quilting. Learn the basic shapes that will help you build your free motion skills. You will see how one shape leads to another and then another until there are no shapes you can not quilt.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E202-18 Narrow Border - Big Designs

E202-18 Narrow Border - Big Designs

With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Thursday, April 12, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT

$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

We will explore how to get the most out of the smallest real estate. This Hand's-on class will quilt nearly 20 fun and inventive and freehand borders aimed at 2-4" wide borders.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E204-18 Textures from Nature

E204-18 Textures from Nature

With Barbara Persing
Thursday, April 12, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Sand, sea, sky and more. See fills that are inspired by nature and also how to add textures to your pictorial art quilts. Simple continuous line designs can easily mimic water, sky, feathers and more.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E200-18 Filler Combos

E200-18 Filler Combos

With Jessica Gamez
Thursday, April 12, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Are you getting bored of using the same background designs? Kick it up a notch and start combining them together for a whole new look.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E232-18 Ordinary To Extraordinary

E232-18 Ordinary To Extraordinary

With Jane Hauprich
Thursday, April 12, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Learn some more advanced designs, micro-quilting, and how to combine designs to make them pop!! We are going to take your quilting to the next level!!! We will also do some design work, when we take a pre-printed mini whole cloth and learn to "make it our own" by customizing it. Once you have a plan, you will be quilting this piece and end up with a fabulous mini whole cloth to show off!!

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E248-18 Gettin' in the Groove

E248-18 Gettin' in the Groove

With Lisa Calle
Thursday, April 12, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Are you feeling a little out of the groove?  Perhaps it’s because you don’t have the Quilter’s Groove Rulers.  Waste no more time and join this 4 hour class that is guaranteed to get your groove on! Yes, these design specific rulers have been implemented on Lisa’s award winning quilts, and now she shares their magic with you.  Groove along your quilt after participating in this class with Lisa’s newly designed templates.  With Lisa’s knowledge and experience, she will reveal the relevance and uniqueness of each tool.  In no time at all it will become apparent that having the right ruler makes the quilter's life groovy! 

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



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.



E302-18 Rulers for Rookies

E302-18 Rulers for Rookies

With Lisa Calle
Friday, April 13, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

So you’re not ready for the Major Leagues when it comes to working with rulers, no worries. Join Lisa in Rulers for Rookies and be ready for four full hours of ruler action. This class is a comprehensive hands on class incorporating not only straight edges and circles BUT some of the other Quilter’s Groove Rulers as well. Regardless of whether you’ve never touched a ruler, or feel that your skills could use a little coaching, this class is for you! Lisa will coach her team of temporary Rookies to victory while working on the Ohio star quilt block panel. She will have you pushing those days of feeling like a Rookie aside and have you ready for the Pros!

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E304-18 Hardcore Heirloom Feathers

E304-18 Hardcore Heirloom Feathers

With Deborah Poole
Friday, April 13, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Feathers, feathers, whose got the feathers? Twist them, turn them, and bend them. Learn the ins and outs of heirloom feathers from a master feather maker, who Kim Diehl dubbed the Quilting Goddess. Feathers are her thang! Always wanted to make a feathered cable but were too afraid to start? Fear no more, you'll make one in this class.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E300-18 Introduction to Feathers

E300-18 Introduction to Feathers

With Jessica Gamez
Friday, April 13, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Heirloom, flowing, echoed and stacked. Feathers come in all different shapes and sizes. Join Jessica in mastering the shape of your plumes and applying them in borders, blocks and overall patterns.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E316-18 A is for Applique - 2 Part Class

E316-18 A is for Applique - 2 Part Class

With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Friday, April 13, 2018
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT

$ 250.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Don't let quilts with applique scare you away! This 2-part (3hr lecture/design & 4 hr longarm hand's-on) class uses lecture time to discuss threads, battings, tools. I will also teach my award-winning design techniques for creating a quilting plan for each applique piece. In the hand's on, you will learn marking methods, tips for creating the appliquéd masterpiece (without any stress or tears!). Each student will receive their own floral applique piece. This is a design & longarm quilting class which utilizes an applique top as the vehicle.

Part One: 8:30-11:30 Drawing
Part Two: 1:00-5:00 Hands-On

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E338-18 Beyond the Basics with Free Motion Quilting

E338-18 Beyond the Basics with Free Motion Quilting

With Jane Hauprich
Friday, April 13, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Are you ready to take your free motion quilting to the next level? Let's move beyond beginner designs and learn to make your quilt tops sing with custom quilting!!

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E342-18 Bohemian Quilting Hands-On

E342-18 Bohemian Quilting Hands-On

With Judi Madsen
Friday, April 13, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Have you ever wondered how Judi Madsen approaches the quilting on her quilts? Well, this is the perfect class for you. You will learn about all the details in the quilting for her new quilt pattern design, Bohemian. We will learn step by step how to quilt this fabulous quilt starting with design concept and ending with the execution of each quilted line. This will be a fabulous class that you won’t want to miss out on!

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E400-18 Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting

E400-18 Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting

With Natalia Bonner
Saturday, April 14, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

In this hands-on class, you will learn all the basics of free-motion quilting, from choosing the correct thread, batting, and fabric to the basics of stitching on your quilt top.

Read supply list prior to registering.
Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



E404-18 Background Check

E404-18 Background Check

With Dustin Farrell
Saturday, April 14, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

A brand new class for both the modern or traditional quilter alike. Everyone uses background fillers... they are great for adding depth and texture to quilts. Students will learn how to use fillers with free-motion or ruler work to create a unique style for traditional or modern quilts by making a few simple changes to the same designs.

NOTE: Bring thread snips. One student per machine.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



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



E442-18 Next Steps in Machine Quilting

E442-18 Next Steps in Machine Quilting

With Natalia Bonner
Saturday, April 14, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Supply List
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Free-motion your way to modern, beautiful quilts! Free-motion fans, rejoice! Natalia Bonner is back with a follow-up to her wildly successful first book that boasts 50 new modern, sophisticated designs that encourage quilters of all skill levels to stretch their skills on a home sewing machine or long-arm machine.

Check supply list prior to registering.
Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



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.



E444-18 Ruler Basics In Action

E444-18 Ruler Basics In Action

With Dustin Farrell
Saturday, April 14, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time



$ 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

In this class Dusty will start at the beginning from base plate to template. Everything you need to know about your longarm before you attempt quilting with tools. He will demonstrate different methods of holding your tools and a few tricks to keep them from sliding around on your fabric. In class you will be marking your very own mini whole cloth that you will quilt at home on your very own machine. Dusty will bring lots of templates and rulers to share and will give lots of tips on filling in areas with free motion work as well.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.



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