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120-20 Quilting the Dream Big Panel
With Jane Hauprich
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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$65.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines

The Dream Big panels by Hoffman Fabrics have been very popular with machine quilters.  Let Jane show you how to quilt one creating your own work of art. In this class, students will be shown, step-by-step how to use different types of feathers and fills. This is a hands-on class and each student will have a sewing machine to themselves.

Sewing machines provided for your use in class.




122-20 Ruler Mastery for the Domestic/Home Machine
With DeLoa Jones
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$65.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $20.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines

Do you admire the fancy ruler work done on a longarm? Now you can do the fancy ruler work on your domestic/home sewing machine.  DeLoa will show how to use her new line of rulers for the home sewing machine. Students will learn stitch-in-the ditch, straight and curved crosshatching,  circles, hearts, stars, the wave tool and rope design. Learn how easy and exact these rulers are to use.

Sewing machines provided for your use in class




114-20 Lone Star Quilt
With Mathew Boudreaux
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time

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$80.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $6.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

The Lone Star Quilt is one of those quilts that look super complicated, but isn't. In this class, get ready to knock off some socks as you learn Mister Domestic's tips and tricks to maneuver this beginner-friendly design with dynamic results. 

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




148-20 Free Motion Favorites
With Christa Watson
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

$70.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines

Embrace perfectly imperfect quilting,.... that means little to no marking and a whole lot of gorgeous texture. Ease into free-motion quilting with asymmetrical wavy lines, then move onto loops, traditional and modern stippling, plus curvy fillers like wishbones and cursive l’s that can expand to fit any space. Finish it off with several swirl variations, and you’ve got a toolbox of motifs to try on your next quilt.

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




150-20 Quilted Couture Skills
With Candace West
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

$65.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Clothing, Hands On Home Sewing Machines

Elevate your fashion sewing skills while including luscious quilted texture into your garment creations. Award winner Candace West will share her secrets for creating modern wearable, quilted clothing. This class is being presented in two classes (sold separately); a morning lecture trunk show filled with tips and best practices for quilted pieces, and an afternoon of hands-on sewing to create a sample set of techniques for your reference library of couture skills.

This class is also available as a Lecture on Wednesday from 9-11 am Class #124-20.

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




220R-20 : Moroccan Mosaic Quilt Tiles
With Heidi Proffetty
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:  Confident Beginner
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines

Discover how to transform tile artwork into stunning mosaic art quilts. Learn about the ancient forms of Azulejo & Talavara sytles of tilework derived from the Arabic form of Zellige. Using my variation of these historic tile making practices, you will design your own unique mosaic quilt blocks.  Then I'll show you how to do some easy free-motion micro quilting on them. Plus, I'll share with you how I create amazing tessellated quilt designs on a much larger scale using a digital cutter. Join me for a bit of art history and mosaic quilt tile fun!
See supply list for complete kit details
Sewing machines are provided for your use in class




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




214-20 Heavy Metal Monograms
With Candace West
Thursday, April 16, 2020
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time

$80.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines

A fun mixed media mini-quilt to learn how to incorporate the ancient art of chainmail weaving into your quilts. In this hands-on class, you will weave a European 4 and 1 chainmail unit and learn the best ways to attach it to your quilt art creations. Embellish your quilt with more heavy metal techniques using tools for setting metal rivets and grommets to give your quilt that unexpected flair!

Please read supply list; students may advance order kit/tools in specific color

 Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




244-20 Walking Foot Wonders
With Christa Watson
Thursday, April 16, 2020
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

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$70.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines

Learn to stitch beyond the ditch and unleash the power of your walking foot to quilt modern or traditional designs. Walking foot motifs to be taught include: wavy lines, decorative stitches, irregular grids, large continuous spirals, several straight line variations, and more! Students will  leave class armed with the confidence that yes, you can quilt your own quilts.

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

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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.




320-20 Strung Along
With Timna Tarr
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: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

Learn the basic techniques of making a string quilt while playing and experimenting with scraps. Color theory, design, and improvisational techniques will be discussed to help students create a fun, contemporary, unique quilt.

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




322-20 Dimensional Leather Panel - FULL DAY
With Cathy Wiggins
Friday, April 17, 2020
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 2 seats left!
$85.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $50.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Art , Hands On Home Sewing Machines

Join Cathy for a full day, two-part class creating dimensional leather art. Choosing from a selection of patterns (horse, rose, Celtic heart, daisies, to name a few), part one covers transferring the image to leather, followed by quilting. Part two covers using leather dyes to add shadows and dimension. Students will leave with a completed leather panel that can be used as wall art, journal cover, tote bag pocket, etc. The possibilities are endless. 

This is an ALL  DAY, two-part class:

8am-11am Transfer of Design & Stitching
1pm-5pm   Leather Dyeing

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




314-20 Flowermania Improv Quilt Block
With Mathew Boudreaux
Friday, April 17, 2020
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 1 seat left!
$80.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $15.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

Bogged down by the precision of traditional quilt blocks? Throw all rules out the window and create your own 20" x 20" improvisational flower using this step-by-step pattern that is both freeing as it is fascinating. There is absolutely no way to get this wrong as long as you are able to embrace the wonky.

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




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.




338-20 Stitched Mosaics
With Timna Tarr
Friday, April 17, 2020
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

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$70.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $45.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Intermediate
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

Create photorealistic quilts one square at a time. Using a photo and kit provided in class, learn the process of making a fabric mosaic using turned-edge machine applique. Color, value, and fabric placement and will also be discussed.

Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




414-20 Diamond Divas: Princess Cut Diamond Quilt
With Kerin Ferrin
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

$80.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $185.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Confident Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

Designed by renowned Textile Artist, MJ Kinman, "Elizabeth" of the Diamond Divas series is a 57", sparkling, princess cut diamond. Designed for the intermediate quiltmaker, pattern includes fully coded freezer paper templates to make quilt with 5" borders.  Freezer paper piecing is not typical paper piecing as templates are ironed to the right side of the fabric.  No confusing reverse piecing and no paper bits to pull off.  

**Note: Kit Fee noted above would include - $75 Pattern, $110 Kit which is available in 4 colorways. Refer to supply list for detailed information.

 Sewing machines provided for your use in class.




420-20 Migrating Geese Technique Class
With Kathie Beltz
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 3 seats left!
$65.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Home Sewing Machines, Quilt Piecing

Migrating Geese are offset from the center and look as if they are flying in a migration pattern. As you make the geese, half will fly on the left and the other half will fly on the right. The geese are then sewn together as a continuous line, flying around your quilt. The Migrating Geese can be used as a border, or they can stand out as the main design. In this class, you will learn the technique for making the Migrating Geese only.

Sewing machines 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

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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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