MQX is the premier educational experience helping quilters to reach their quilting goals. We have set up a schedule of classes for students to expand current skills and to learn new and exciting techniques. Whether you're a beginner, intermediate, or advanced quilter, MQX has something for everyone. Did you sign up yet?
As we march through the month of March, we are closing in on yet another record year. If you waited a bit too long to sign up, the old adage "good things come to those who wait" applies. We have added on an additional Rulers for Rookies hands-on class with Lisa Calle. Join her on Saturday Morning from 8 am 'till Noon. Click here to save your seat. This is an awesome class where each student has their own machine to work on..... no sharing!
Today's Teacher Spotlight
Is the inner artist in you trying to shine through?
MQX is very fortunate to have Esterita Austin teaching several technique classes. Click here to view Esterita's classes.
Luminous Painted Illusions - Class 010 - create an art quilt from an image
Animal Portraits - Class 224 - create a fabric portrait
Sheer Floral Fantasy - Class 424 - creative, shimmering still life
Karen Marchetti is an award-winning, master quilter who empowers her students with her can-do teaching style. Check out all her classes here.
Dyeing To Cut It - Class #020 - this first part is actually dyeing the fabric with Cindy Lohbeck and Part II (see below) to create applique out of it this is part 1 of a two part class but each section may be taken separately. Call Mary at 866-675-7247 if only one part suits your schedule.
Build-A-Stitch - Class 106 - a confidence builder class to learn or expand your repertoire of stitches.
Scrollwork - Class 138 - scrolls can be used anywhere with numerous styles created from the basic scroll.
Spunky Funky Feathers - Class 156 - whimsical, simple, or funky feathers can be used on any style quilt.
Dyeing to Cut it Part II Andromeda - Part II - Class 270 learn how to create applique out of any hand-dyed fabric or what you made in Part I; this is part II of a two part class but each section may be taken separately call Mary at 866-675-7247 if only one part suits your schedule.
Pop those Lines - Class 340 - learn new background fills using straight or curved rulers.
Eva Birch - has the ability to break down designs so that they are easy to do yet look complex and difficult. Eva's classes are designed for all levels and will give beginners a whole new skill set. View Eva's classes here.
Fun with Straight Lines - Classes 142 (lecture/demo) and 204 (hands-on) go beyond piano keys and crosshatching creating new designs with simple lines.
Creative Longarm Applique with Background Fills - Class 160 - create a modern style applique quilt ON the longarm. Learn now to create texture to enhance the applique shapes.
The MQX Vendor Mall is SOLD OUT! There are many of your favorites that are returning and many new ones. Do you have your shopping list ready? Here's a list we prepared; simply print it out and fill in what you need! Click here for vendors.
Friday Night Dinner - This is our final get together of the show. Each year we try to have a speaker that has an interesting story to tell and makes us laugh. This year we have Bob and Heather Purcell of Superior Threads fame. We will get to learn about how they got into all this quilting business. Bob has been the face of Superior Threads for more than 20 years and we're sure there's a lot of stories to go along with that many years in the quilting business! Viewer's Choice is also announced. Click here to join us.
Fast Pass is now available if you want to not have to wait in line at the admission booths. You may purchase your wristband here.
See You soon ~
Janet-Lee Santeusanio & Mary Schilke
MQX New England
700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH
Classes begin Tuesday April 9
through Saturday, April 13
Public Quilt Show
Admission $12 good for all show days
Wednesday 4/10 Preview 7-9 pm
No daytime show hours on Wednesday
Thursday 4/11 - 10 am-6 pm
Friday 4/12 - 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday 4/13 - 10 am - 5 pm