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Bethanne Nemesh PortraitBethanne Nemesh has always been an artist, having earned her BFA from Longwood College in Virginia followed by a MS in Art Therapy from Eastern Virginia Medical School. Bethanne is a national award winning quilter, having won top awards at major national shows with her unique pictographic quilting style, detailed finish work, and contemporary wholecloth quilts. Bethanne is a dynamic teacher, often adapting the content of her classes to individual student needs, especially in her hands on classes. Please visit Bethanne's website, www.whitearborquilting.com for additional, detailed information.
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E136-19 Building the Basics: Freehand Foundations - 2 Part Class
E136-19 Building the Basics: Freehand Foundations - 2 Part Class
With Bethanne Nemesh
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern Time

Only 2 seats left!
$ 260.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

If you are a newer longarm quilter ready to move beyond loops and swirls and get down to the business of becoming a confident freehand quilter, this 6 hour split class is the perfect choice. Begin with two hours of drawing and transition to the longarm. Master smoothly nesting freehand shapes using an echo style for professional edge to edge coverage, transforming your shapes into complex modern fills. Learn a complete repertoire of non-backtracking freehand feathers, gaining confidence until you are able to complete freehand, unmarked serpentine designs and master tucking feathers into curls. Address the use of threads, trouble shooting, and especially ergonomic safety to protect your body for years of happy quilting.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.
2 part class
9am-11pm  Drawing
1pm-5pm  Hands-On  




E210-19 Feather Faster
E210-19 Feather Faster
With Bethanne Nemesh
Thursday, April 11, 2019
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time

$ 50.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Love feathers? Yes! Frustrated by how time consuming they can be with lots of marking, planning, or rolling a quilt? Learn to feather faster. In this hands on class, Bethanne will teach you her unmarked, spineless, no-backtrack approach to one pass feathering on the longarm, perfect for a mid-custom quilt. Learn ten feather shapes that look amazing no matter how high contrast the quilting! Speed up your feathering without giving up that feathered look.




E240-19 Freehand Florals
E240-19 Freehand Florals
With Bethanne Nemesh
Thursday, April 11, 2019
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

All the exotic shapes of your garden are at your command. Every shape in the garden can be broken down into three simple thread paths. Learn them and find your floral creativity exploding on the surface of your quilt. Quilt your bouquets on blocks, borders, and edge to edge. Bethanne’s easy step by step construction method will help you master any floral shape! Bring some photos for on the spot design fun!

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




E320-19 Details to Die For
E320-19 Details to Die For
With Bethanne Nemesh
Friday, April 12, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

Only 5 seats left!
$ 150.00
Kit Fee: $30.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Bethanne’s Devilish Details just keep growing! Learn the newest techniques to take your special projects to the next level. Learn complex cording with stand alone self facing, large beaded split binding, contrast cathedral window gradation prairie points, and single accent beads. Learn to mix and match your Devilish Details and apply them by hand and machine, for over the top perfection!

Sewing machines provided for your use in class.




E418-19 Creative Texture from A to Zen (Domestic)
E418-19 Creative Texture from A to Zen (Domestic)
With Bethanne Nemesh
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 150.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Traditional free motion background fillers are a wonderful starting point, but what happens when you let yourself be influenced by natural patterns, macro photography, and the textures of everyday objects? Be inspired by Bethanne’s fresh take on backgrounds, using physical objects to inspire new textures, perfect for filling those big open spaces of more modern quilts! Explore the alphabet from A to Z with new eyes.

Sewing machines provided for your use in class.




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