Sharon Blackmore | mqxshow.com

Sharon Blackmore is a Professional Long Arm Quilter, Gammill Quilt Artist, Published Author, Designer & Educator. She has been quilting for almost 20 years now; teaching piecing and longarm quilting at workshops extensively both internationally and online. Sharon is a self taught quilter, drawing inspiration from everything she sees around her to create designs that flow with and compliment each quilt naturally.  She enjoys sharing her passion for quilting with each encounter. Her quilting style ranges from traditional to modern, simple to complex, combining both freehand and computerized quilting. Sharon also enjoys quilting on leather and cork.  She lives in Southern Alberta, Canada with her husband and 3 children. You can see her work on Instagram at @loveshackquilts or at www.loveshackquilts.ca


128-20 The Dream Team
With Sharon Blackmore and Jason Blackmore
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time

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

Are you considering starting a quilting business with your main squeeze? Did you know that 1 in 5 small businesses are run by a couple? Join Jason & Sharon Blackmore as they share their heartwarming story about running a successful quilting business while raising a family. Gain insights on running a day-to-day quilting operation with your partner so that you can earn and income and strengthen your relationship at the same time.




134-20 Humanized Quilting
With Sharon Blackmore
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

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$60.00 Regular Price
Doubletree / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Drawing and Design

You are unique and as an expression of who you are, your quilting should be unique too! So how do you develop your own style? By tapping into the natural way you quilt; own it, build on it, and nurture it into a special style that is all you. Through several exercises, we will work together to discover your natural talents and you will come away from this class feeling energized and excited about who you are as a quilter, an artist, a human.




212-20 Practice with Purpose
With Sharon Blackmore
Thursday, April 16, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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$65.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Drawing and Design, Lecture - Demo

This class will give you the tools to Practice with Purpose. Students will learn how to make every stitch count toward better control, increased and accurate muscle memory, develop intuition and consistency in shape/size of designs. Sharon will share her secrets to “fast-track” your skill development, so that every moment spent practicing has been well spent.  




312-20 Decorative Collage Quilting
With Sharon Blackmore
Friday, April 17, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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$65.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Drawing and Design, Lecture - Demo

Explore the endless ways to combine simple design elements in a collage style to create a unique harmony and flow in any quilted piece in this drawing and demonstration class. Start with some simple design ideas and then add a bit of imagination and a dose of intuition and you’ll be well on your way to creating something unique and spectacular. And guess what.... No drawing skills are required.




334-20 Frame it with Feathers
With Sharon Blackmore
Friday, April 17, 2020
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

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$65.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree/ Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Drawing and Design, Lecture - Demo

Feathers make fantastic border treatments! Learn how to design unique feathers for borders and open spaces; then learn how to mark and quilt them during this drawing and demonstration class. Struggle to quilt feathers in the first place? Sharon will teach her secrets for nailing feathers to quilt feather designs with ease. 




416-20 From Block to Wholecloth
With Sharon Blackmore
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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$60.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $10.00
Doubletree/ Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Drawing and Design

There are so many lovely quilting designs for blocks, why not use them as inspiration  and structure for a wholecloth quilt? You will learn all of the steps: from choosing & sizing the design, auditioning quilting ideas for open spaces, and marking & quilting techniques. Explore the wonderful world of wholecloth quilts in a whole new way!




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