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Margaret Solomon Gunn has sewn everything from heirloom smocked dresses to curtains, with a current love of hand-piecing and appliqué. She made her first quilt while in college studying to be an engineer. Fifteen years later, she traded in the career to stay at home, raise her children, and realized that her love of quilting could be fostered at the same time and bought herself a longarm to start a business, Mainely Quilts of Love. Known for her often intricate secondary patterns and use of templates, Margaret is a freemotion quilter with many national awards and published articles to her credit. www.QuiltsofLove.blogspot.com  


E152-18 Creative Templates II
E152-18 Creative Templates II
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT
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$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

This is a template class for those that are beyond the newby user, but are in search of guidance on how to create great patterns like Cathedral windows, curved-crosshatching and mandalas. Students will quilt a sampler-style quilt using several different templates.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.




E202-18 Narrow Border - Big Designs
E202-18 Narrow Border - Big Designs
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Thursday, April 12, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 1 seat left!
$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

We will explore how to get the most out of the smallest real estate. This Hand's-on class will quilt nearly 20 fun and inventive and freehand borders aimed at 2-4" wide borders.

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.




E230-18 Dense & Dainty (lecture & drawing)
E230-18 Dense & Dainty (lecture & drawing)
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Thursday, April 12, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 5 seats left!
$ 60.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
Tower 1, Left of Expo entrance
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Join me for a feast of fabulous, completely free-hand fillers! Students will learn to draw a multitude of gorgeous and textural fillers, suitable to enhance both traditional and modern quilts! My sample shows forty-one different fillers - students may come up with more!




E270-18 Feathered Borders
E270-18 Feathered Borders
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Thursday, April 12, 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 60.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
Tower 1, Left of Expo Entrance
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

This class explores tips for marking and execution for a variety of feathered borders. Suited to domestic & longarmers. Come learn & draw with me!




E316-18 A is for Applique - 2 Part Class
E316-18 A is for Applique - 2 Part Class
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Friday, April 13, 2018
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM Eastern Time

SOLD OUT
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$ 250.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Don't let quilts with applique scare you away! This 2-part (3hr lecture/design & 4 hr longarm hand's-on) class uses lecture time to discuss threads, battings, tools. I will also teach my award-winning design techniques for creating a quilting plan for each applique piece. In the hand's on, you will learn marking methods, tips for creating the appliquéd masterpiece (without any stress or tears!). Each student will receive their own floral applique piece. This is a design & longarm quilting class which utilizes an applique top as the vehicle.

Part One: 8:30-11:30 Drawing
Part Two: 1:00-5:00 Hands-On

Bring thread snips. One student per machine.




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