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Faculty: Gyleen Fitzgerald for Bending StarGyleen Fitzgerald makes quilts that blend color, pattern and texture to provide a contemporary essence in traditional quilting. Her strength as a quilter is demonstrated by the infusion of engineering tools and innovative techniques to simplify visually complex quilts. She shares her enthusiasm for quilting through interactive lectures and workshops. As a writer, Gyleen centers on haiku poetry, quilt project books, magazine articles and children’s books. www.ColourfulStitches.com


222-20 Simon Says
With Gyleen Fitzgerald
Thursday, April 16, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$65.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $30.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

Do this! Oh no, you forgot to wait for Simon Says. Just follow these stylized modern geese on a new flight to stress free piecing. Bold Pyramids takes form using three different polygon shapes. Learn how to construct a perfect butterfly seam, Simon says.

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class




246-20 Sunny Side Up
With Gyleen Fitzgerald
Thursday, April 16, 2020
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT
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$70.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

A field of sunflowers just makes you happy. Recreate your favorite sunflowers or imagine electric new varieties. This design cleverly uses two sizes of kite polygons cut from 3" and 5" strips. Learn "crisscross" and "butterfly" seams for effortless piecing. 

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




324-20 Creative Art of Finishing
With Gyleen Fitzgerald
Friday, April 17, 2020
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time

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

Stop the madness! Don't get bogged down with unfinished projects instead, consider them as new possibilities. Vintage or newly abandoned and discover creative ways to reconfigure or up-cycle orphan projects to suit today's life style. Let's talk about how to finish.




340-20 Modern Free Wheeling Circles
With Gyleen Fitzgerald
Friday, April 17, 2020
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 3 seats left!
$70.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $12.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

Modern and bold stitched with speed and ease...with an extra curve or two. Learn the raw edge technique to achieve perfect stress-free" curves without piecing. Experiment with different layouts to produce a unique design. Game on!

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




422-20 CHILDREN'S WORKSHOP: Precision Piecing Basics, Blue Berry Buckle
With Gyleen Fitzgerald
Saturday, April 18, 2020
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT
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$60.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

Age: 7 and up
Must have an adult in class...need not be related. Class tuition covers both the child and one adult with one sewing machine provided for the child's use in class.

Learn how to piece blocks perfectly, set blocks on point, set float triangles and perfectly fit a pieced border. And still have plenty of "negative space" to show off machine quilting. 

Sewing machines provided for your use in class.




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