Dorie Hruska | mqxshow.com

Dorie Hruska is a 4th generation quilter, author, pattern designer, APQS dealer and Professional Longarm quilter since 2002, with a background in Business & Accounting. Dorie's work has been featured in several books & publications and she has won numerous awards for her machine quilting at the local and national levels. Although she uses a variety of quilting designs and styles, Dorie is best known for her ability to find a continuous quilting path on any quilt, a technique she teaches in her book, Making Connections, A Free-Motion Quilting Workbook. She has also designed quilting stencils, several grid based design books and numerous quilt patterns. Including patterns on English Paper Piecing, which she also loves to teach. Sharing her passion of quilting and encouraging others to quilt with confidence is what she loves most about teaching.  Click here for Dorie's website.


104-20 Floral Confetti
With Dorie Hruska
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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

In this hands-on class we will explore all things floral. Flowers, stems and leaves...with cherries, swirls, ribbons, starburst, butterflies, bees, and dragonflies sprinkled all around. Freehand overall designs that are simple, yet when combined, appear to be very complex. Join Dorie as she breaks down these designs and teaches how to stitch them out continuously.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




160-20 Crosshatching with Stencils & Rulers
With Dorie Hruska
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

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$45.00 Regular Price
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

Crosshatching comes in many forms; straight, curved, wavy, and modern. So where do you begin? Join Dorie as she shows you some creative ways to quilt out crosshatching designs with ease. During the class students will see how to apply different designs using rulers and leave with the confidence needed to try crosshatching on your next quilt project.




248-20 Row-by-Row Free Motion Quilting
With Dorie Hruska
Thursday, April 16, 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

$45.00 Regular Price
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Drawing and Design

Quilting is not always about precision, sometimes you have to let loose and quilt without any rules. This beginner ,free motion, drawing class will fill your mind with countless modern ideas for quilting in small spaces. This class applies to new free motion quilters or those that want to broaden their free motion skills.




268-20 Finding your Path
With Dorie Hruska
Thursday, April 16, 2020
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

$45.00 Regular Price
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Drawing and Design

Do you struggle with how to quilt a top with the least amount of starts and stops? In this class students will learn the strategies Dorie uses to find the continuous path around pieced blocks. Then take it to the next level by connecting these free-motion designs across the width of the quilt top with one start and one stop. This class is based on Dorie's book, Making Connections. Students are encouraged to bring a quilt top to class for design discussion.




302-20 Quilted Mandalas
With Dorie Hruska
Friday, April 17, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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$175.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Intermediate, Advanced
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Mandalas draw us in and captivate us with its repetitive designs and symmetry. By using stencils and rulers we can now create these designs with quilting. We will start out by designing Mandalas on paper, then move to the longarm machine where students will quilt out their own personal Mandala design.

 One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




332-20 Floral Confetti
With Dorie Hruska
Friday, April 17, 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

$45.00 Regular Price
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

In this lecture/demo class we will explore all things Floral. Flowers, stems and leaves...with cherries, swirls, ribbons, starburst, butterflies, bees, and dragonflies sprinkled all around. Freehand overall designs that are simple, yet when combined, appear to be very complex. Join Dorie as she breaks down these designs and teaches you how to stitch them out continuously.




404-20 Grids Galore
With Dorie Hruska
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 5 seats left!
$175.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Intermediate, Advanced
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Start with a foundation of grid lines to discover and achieve the creative possibilities. By laying down a grid students will learn where to place, position, and scale all the elements of the design. This is a hands-on class to learn how to stitch out over 20 intricate, grid based designs.

 One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




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