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010-20 Divide and Design
With Lisa H Calle
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

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

Feeling overwhelmed when gazing upon a quilt, that something creative and beautiful is beyond your scope? The cure for such reluctance is just a class away.  Lisa’s three step process will have you discovering that anyone can transform the everyday quilt into something spectacular, and turn those special quilts into treasured heirlooms.

This class is a Special Event and students will not be charged an administration fee. Any other added classes will incur the administration fee.




100-20 Perfect Plumes
With Lisa H Calle
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$60.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Drawing and Design

Learn how to take your quilting to the next level by incorporating feathers, in various shapes and sizes into your next design. With Lisa’s love of feathers she will unravel the mystery and put all your feathering fears to rest. Step-by-step Lisa will take the idea of their complexity and enlighten you with the true simplicity of applying such elegance and beauty to your next quilt.




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

$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.




152-20 Drafting & Design with Rulers
With Jason Blackmore
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

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

Straight lines can be used for the simplest of designs, but they can also be used to create complexity and the illusion of curves! Learn the basics of this mesmerizing line design to create multiple effects that add a ton of interest to your quilting.  Jason will share inspiration and ideas of how you can use this technique in stunning wholecloths, or in every day pieced quilts.  You’ll see how easy it is to create incredible and complicated looking designs with the right foundation and tools.

 




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

$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.  




224-20 Creating a Masterpiece - Full Day Class
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Thursday, April 16, 2020
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

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$225.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Drawing and Design, Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Ever wonder what characteristics of quilt design elevate it from nice to award-winning? Join me for an all-day class where we will spend the morning analyzing characteristics of design, and the afternoon on the longarm implementing a design. With my guidance, students will design quilting for a small quilt, utilizing my techniques for breaking up a blank background to create interest as well as secondary patterns. 

This is a FULL DAY CLASS, two-part class:
8:30 am - 11:30 am - Design
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Hands-on Longarm

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.




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.




300-20 Divide and Design
With Lisa H Calle
Friday, April 17, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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

Feeling overwhelmed when gazing upon a quilt, that something creative and beautiful is beyond your scope? The cure for such reluctance is a class away.  Lisa’s three-step process will help students discover that anyone can transform the everyday quilt into something spectacular, turning special quilts into treasured heirlooms.




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

$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

$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. 




354-20 The Element of Change
With Jane Hauprich
Friday, April 17, 2020
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

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

In this drawing class, learn how to combine designs or change something about a standard design to create something extra special. Jane will guide students to move free motion quilting to the next level by taking simple designs, adding an additional design element, to dramatically expand your design repertoire.




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

$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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