Barbara Persing | mqxshow.com

Faculty: Barbara Persing for Listen to Your QuiltBarbara Persing is an author, pattern designer, professional longarm quilter and award winner quilt artist. She lives in Pennsylvania and started her quilting business in 2000. Embracing the challenge of providing unique, creative machine quilting for her customers, it became the beginning of her quilting approach “Listen to Your Quilt” which also inspired her book of the same name. Barbara’s quilt designs have a broad range and she has won many prizes for her work. Barbara has a pattern business with her sister, Mary Hoover, named 4th & 6th Designs. Mary lives in NY and shares Barbara’s love of quilting and they have a book, StrataVarious Quilts. Despite a hectic schedule Barbara still continues to find time for her dedicated clients and enjoys collaborating with them. www.barbarapersing.com


106-20 Flying into Free Motion
With Barbara Persing
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 1 seat left!
$175.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $30.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Imagine producing a beautiful quilt without using the stitch-regulator, rulers, and patterns. Allow Barbara to take you under her wing as she teaches you the three basic shapes that are the foundation to all free-motion designs. With support and encouragement, she will take the time to assist you with improving quilting habits and demonstrate tips for enhancing your quilting skills. 

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




242-20 Background Magic
With Barbara Persing
Thursday, April 16, 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

$45.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $8.00
DoubleTree Hotel/ Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Art , Drawing and Design

In this no rulers class, we will explore using simple waves, squiggles, and wiggles, plus a few lines to give you the recipe for  perfect background fills. This technique can be adapted for all quilt types including modern, traditional, and pictorial. The class handout has over 42 designs which are perfect to mix and match creating unique quilting backgrounds.




266-20 Pictorial Art Quilts
With Barbara Persing
Thursday, April 16, 2020
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

$40.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Lecture

Barbara shares her unique journey of becoming an art quilter without any formal art training.  Participants will gain enormous insight about various techniques and products which ultimately brings her pieces to life.  Learn how she uses a photo to create a line drawing, enlarging the image, choosing fabrics, batting, thread, and quilting textures. Be inspired and learn some new tools to use on the next art quilt. 




346-20 Pictorial Edge Coloring Applique Full Day - 2 Part Class
With Barbara Persing
Friday, April 17, 2020
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

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$225.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $45.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Quilting-Applique , Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Learn Barbara's award winning applique technique.  Create block #2, Pears, from The Orchard. Beginner to advanced quilters are welcome as all levels of quilters will find success with this technique. The class will cover the applique process for raw edge applique, tracing and cutting out the applique pieces, gluing the block, and finally stitching down the applique. No applique experience is needed and we will do all the applique by machine.

All day, Two-part class
9am-12pm - Applique
1pm-5pm - HandsOn
One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




402-20 Flying into Free Motion
With Barbara Persing
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$175.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $30.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Imagine producing a beautiful quilt without using the stitch regulator, rulers, and patterns. Allow Barbara to take you under her wing as she teaches the three basic shapes that are the foundation to all free-motion designs. With support and encouragement, she will take the time to assist with improving quilting habits and demonstrate tips for enhancing quilting skills. 

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




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