Saturday, April 18th | mqxshow.com

Saturday, April 18th


400-20 Tumbling Blocks Weave
With Mathew Boudreaux
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$65.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $6.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Art , Quilt Piecing

Fabric weaving is one of the coolest things that you can do with fabric. This technique is magical and takes a lot less time than you’d think. Learn how to select colors and I will show how to weave the Tumbling Block. So come join me for this super fun class/fabric party.




402-20 Flying into Free Motion
With Barbara Persing
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$175.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $30.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Imagine producing a beautiful quilt without using the stitch regulator, rulers, and patterns. Allow Barbara to take you under her wing as she teaches the three basic shapes that are the foundation to all free-motion designs. With support and encouragement, she will take the time to assist with improving quilting habits and demonstrate tips for enhancing quilting skills. 

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




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.




406-20 Quilting Applique Quilts
With Julia Quiltoff
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 2 seats left!
$175.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $45.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Learn how to emphasize the beauty of applique by outlining, adding creative textures, and breaking up the space around it. We will explore a multitude of designs in this hands-on class.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




408-20 Art & Stitch - Workshop 4 - Fun Feathers & Wholecloth Design
With Karen Hogan
Saturday, April 18, 2020
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time

$150.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Product Specific, Quilting Design Software- Art and Stitch

You will need to be confident with drawing tools to attend this workshop. Learn how to draw feathers the easy way and then how to put them together in a wholecloth design. You are invited to bring along a (one) quilt top to work through the design process and create your own unique layout.

 




410-20 It's All in the Ruler
With DeLoa Jones
Saturday, April 18, 2020
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Central Time

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

As a ruler designer, DeLoa will show students how to use her rulers, the trick to holding them, and lining them up correctly. Along with the straight edge tools, learn how to use the Boomerangs for curved crosshatch, the circle busters, and heart guides then add free-motion quilting for more design opportunities. The Rope-a-Dope makes great rope designs and the ruler that started it all, Appliguide to go around appliqué smoothly. Along with instruction there will be samples and many designs that go beyond the basic use of these guides.

This class is specific to the rulers developed by DeLoa Jones.




412-20 Oh Sweet Honey Wall Quilt
With Heidi Proffetty
Saturday, April 18, 2020
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

$125.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $30.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Confident Beginner
Type of Class: Digital Cutting, Product Specific

Make the applique for this sweet wall quilt top and learn these 5 digital cutting techniques: 1. Use the shapes tool, 2. Create and cut a motif background, 3. Use the text tool for fonts, 4. Import copyright free clip art and use the auto trace feature. 5. Import a hand drawing and manually trace your design.  This is a hands on class using the Janome Artistic Edge digital cutter and  Simple Cut  software to learn basic digital cutter skills.




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.




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!




418-20 Mandala - Painted Mug
With Kyra Reps
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$50.00 Regular Price
Kit Fee: $45.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Art

In this class we will be creating my  Mandala design on a mug. We will learn the design process and dot painting technique. Students will need to bake the mug at home to finish their project. 




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

SOLD OUT
To be notified if a seat becomes available, please enter your email address and click the Add Me to the Wait List button.
$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.




426-20 Mini Mosaic Quilts
With Cheryl Lynch
Saturday, April 18, 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: Art

This is a fun no sew workshop that imitates the ancient art of mosaics, inspired by a trip to Israel. Learn how to create a mosaic picture from small pre-cut pieces of lots of colored batiks, using a technique that was developed to simplify the process. No band-aids needed! Pick one of the six patterns in class that will finish at 9”x12”, that can be bordered and quilted to your preference at home. 




WT41-20 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour -Saturday Morning
With Carolyn Tusinski
Saturday, April 18, 2020
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Eastern Time

$10.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Walking Tours

Explore the beautiful winning quilts at MQX Quilt Festival with Carolyn Tusinski. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest?  Carolyn will be your guide to the winners circle. Get new perspective of the judging process by viewing the winners up close and learning more about the winning quilts. Participants must be a registered student or have an admission wristband.




WT42-20 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour -Saturday Afternoon
With Carolyn Tusinski
Saturday, April 18, 2020
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time

$10.00 Regular Price
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level:  Everyone
Type of Class: Walking Tours

Explore the beautiful winning quilts at MQX Quilt Festival with Carolyn Tusinski. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest?  Carolyn will be your guide to the winners circle. Get new perspective of the judging process by viewing the winners up close and learning more about the winning quilts. Participants must be a registered student or have an admission wristband.




Find Us on Facebook

From Our Blog

Holiday Thoughts from MQX Quilt Festivals

November 26, 2019
MQX Wishes Everyone a Safe and Happy Holiday Season! There are so many people that contribute to the success of MQX .... sponsors, students, vendors, volunteers, staff, and friends. Everyone has a role in making the show hum and we thank you all. Here is a little ditty that Mary wrote ...

 Copyright © 2007-2019 Machine Quilters Exposition, LLC. All rights reserved.
MQX, P.O. Box 490, Hampton Falls, NH  03844
 Home  | 
Privacy Policy  | Terms of Use Registration & Cancellation Policy  | Contact Us


 MQX Quilt Festivals® is owned and operated by Machine Quilters Exposition which is a privately held Limited Liability Corporation.  
MQX Quilt Festivals®  in New England is not affiliated with, associated with, or supported by any other quilting related organization .

    

X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X