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Dorie Hruska has a deep passion for color, texture and design. She is a 4th generation quilter beginning at 15 secretly creating a Lone Star quilt for her mother. After purchasing her first longarm in 2002, she opened her successful longarm business, Forever Quilting. Dorie's work has been featured in several books and publications and she has won numerous awards for her machine quilting at the local and national levels. Although she uses a variety of quilting designs and styles, Dorie is best known for her connecting designs, as seen in her book, Making Connections. Click here for Dorie's website.


E144-19 Floral Confetti
E144-19 Floral Confetti
With Dorie Hruska
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 45.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

In this class we will explore all things Floral. Flowers, stems and leaves...with cherries, swirls, ribbons, starburst, butterflies, bees, and dragonflies 'sprinkled' all around. Freehand overall designs that are simple, yet when combined, appear to be very complex. Join Dorie as she breaks down these designs and teaches you how to stitch them out continuously.




E202-19 Grids Galore
E202-19 Grids Galore
With Dorie Hruska
Thursday, April 11, 2019
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Discover the creative possibilities that can be achieved when you start with a foundation of grid lines. By laying down a grid you now know where to place, position, and scale all the elements of the design. In this hands on class you will learn how to stitch out over 20 intricate grid based designs.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




E246-19 Dazzling Diamond Designs
E246-19 Dazzling Diamond Designs
With Dorie Hruska
Thursday, April 11, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 45.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

Who doesn't love Diamonds? In this drawing class we will explore many ways to quilt Diamonds using pieced blocks or a Diamond grid that has been marked with a stencil. These designs can be quilted with one start and one stop. Adding gorgeous texture to your borders, sashing and blocks has never been more fun!




E264-19 Finding your Path
E264-19 Finding your Path
With Dorie Hruska
Thursday, April 11, 2019
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 45.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

In this drawing class you 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. You will also learn how to quilt these designs in a square grid that has been marked with a stencil. Great for borders or sashing. Based on Dorie's book, Making Connections. Students are encouraged to bring quilt tops for design discussion.




E302-19 Crosshatching with Stencils & Rulers
E302-19 Crosshatching with Stencils & Rulers
With Dorie Hruska
Friday, April 12, 2019
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Crosshatching comes in many forms. From straight, curved, wavy to modern. So where do you start? Join Dorie as she shows you some creative ways to quilt out Crosshatching designs with ease. Students will quilt out these designs on a border style sampler. You will leave the class with the confidence needed to try crosshatching on your next quilt project.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




E358-19 Row by Row Free Motion Designs
E358-19 Row by Row Free Motion Designs
With Dorie Hruska
Friday, April 12, 2019
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 45.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

Quilting is not always about precision. Sometimes you just have to let loose and quilt without any rules. This beginner freemotion class will fill your mind with countless modern ideas for quilting in those small spaces. If you are new to longarm quilting or not comfortable in front of the machine, this class is for you.




E406-19 Crosshatching with Stencils & Rulers
E406-19 Crosshatching with Stencils & Rulers
With Dorie Hruska
Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time

$ 45.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

Crosshatching comes in many forms. From straight, curved, wavy to modern. So where do you start? Join Dorie as she shows you some creative ways to quilt out Crosshatching designs with ease. During the class you will practice drawing out different designs using rulers. You will leave the class with the confidence needed to try crosshatching on your next quilt project.


E432-19 Floral Confetti
E432-19 Floral Confetti
With Dorie Hruska
Saturday, April 13, 2019
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

In this hands on class we will explore all things Floral. Flowers, stems and leaves...with cherries, swirls, ribbons, starburst, butterflies, bees, and dragonflies 'sprinkled' all around. Freehand overall designs that are simple, yet when combined, appear to be very complex. Join Dorie as she breaks down these designs and teaches you how to stitch them out continuously.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




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