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E404-19 Breaking Down the Block
E404-19 Breaking Down the Block
With Karen Marchetti
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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

Karen will share stitch variations of several common blocks - using only one start and stop. You'll leave class with a multitude of ideas for any type of block. This class is a spin-off of her Block Breakdown series. You will then stitch your favorite version of each block on a custom printed panel.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




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.


E408-19 Edge-to-Edge Quilting
E408-19 Edge-to-Edge Quilting
With Gina Perkes-Tidwell
Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time

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

Discover how to quilt amazing edge to edge designs while working from the front of the machine. You will come away with many new designs that you can use in your quilting whether as a business or for personal quilts. Gina will show you how to select the right style of designs for your quilt and how to achieve balance with the scale of your designs. This class is filled with creativity and technique!




 
E410-19 Transferring Designs for Longarm Quilting
With DeLoa Jones
Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time

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

Design ideas can come from coloring books, architecture, fabric, and so many, many places. How can you use these resources in your quilting? Let me show you many different ways to transfer designs to your quilts. We will explore the use of stencils, light boxes, laser lights, and chalk transfer. You don’t need a computer system to put fun stuff on your quilts.

 




E412-19 Strung Along
E412-19 Strung Along
With Timna Tarr
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 85.00
Handout Fee: $2.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: 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 all of which will put you well on your way to making a fun, contemporary quilt unique to you.

Sewing machines provided for your use in class.




E414-19 Rad Ombre`s
E414-19 Rad Ombre`s
With Cindy Lohbeck
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $100.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

We are going to Ombre' the day away in this Dye All the Fabric You Can workshop! That's right! Working in 22" x 55" panels, dye as many one color, light to dark shaded gradations, or two color blended transitions as you can dye! This class will count as your cardio for the week as we will be bending and stretching and dip dyeing our way into subtle transitions of value and hue.  Dye all the fabric you want!!!




E416-19 Free-Motion Mastery in a Month: A Block a Day to Machine Quilting Success
E416-19 Free-Motion Mastery in a Month: A Block a Day to Machine Quilting Success
With RaNae Merrill
Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 85.00
Kit Fee: $38.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Master the fundamentals of free motion quilting in 30 days -- one block and one day at a time. Want to learn to do free-motion quilting but don’t know where to start? Afraid you’ll ruin that beautiful top you spent weeks piecing? This is the class for you! We'll set up and begin a block-a-day quilt that you can finish in one month (but no guilt if you take longer!). If you mess up a block, no worries - it’s just one block, not a whole quilt. Just do another one! This class is based on my book Free-Motion Mastery in a Month: A Block a Day to Machine Quilting Success. In class we’ll introduce all the techniques and skills you’ll practice in the 30-day program, while making the first three blocks. Finish them into the project shown above, or use them in a larger quilt. Learn how to: - Pre-train your hands anytime, anywhere, before you sit down at the sewing machine. - Set up your machine for free-motion quilting - Move your hands, your body and the quilt for relaxed, efficient quilting - Quilt the fundamental shapes that are the basis for all quilting patterns - Join pre-quilted blocks to make a quilt of any size The class is taught on domestic sewing machines, but the principles and exercises work equally well on a long-arm. The workbook includes instructions for domestic machines, as well as both sit-down and frame-mounted long-arm machines.

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.




E424-19 Sheer Floral Fantasy
E424-19 Sheer Floral Fantasy
With Esterita Austin
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $35.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Sheer fabrics are the building blocks for a translucent shimmering still life that will glow and sparkle while adding depth to your fiber art piece. Create colorful irises and see the possibilities when new shapes and colors are created by simply overlapping transparent fabrics. Various manipulation techniques will be incorporated to make a “WOW” still life.


E426-19 Fabulous Flowers – Fast, Fun, Fused
E426-19 Fabulous Flowers – Fast, Fun, Fused
With Marjan Kluepfel
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 85.00
Kit Fee: $10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Learn my easy techniques for producing floral quilts with oversized images. You will use an original flower drawing, which we will translate into a fabric collage using contemporary methods and innovative art quilting techniques. See my flower quilts at http://www.marjankluepfel.com

Sewing Machines not provided. Bring your domestic machine to class.




E428-19 Cutting Laboratory
E428-19 Cutting Laboratory
With Candace West
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 125.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

Join Candace West for a hands-on cutting laboratory with your computerized cutting machine. Students will cut a variety of materials and learn what settings work best for each material. Practical applications using our newly cut projects will be covered in this fun filled class. Become one with your cutting machine and use it to its full potential! Students must be able to use the basic functions of their machine, including loading the mat, adding new designs and the basic cutting commands of their system.

MQX will not assume liability for electrical setup or issues experienced.




E430-19 Borders out of Nowhere
E430-19 Borders out of Nowhere
With Julia Quiltoff
Saturday, April 13, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

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

Bring some magic and create beautiful border designs on plain borders. Learn how to break the border's space and build complex quilting architecture.




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.




E434-19 Quilts Rule with Ruler Work
E434-19 Quilts Rule with Ruler Work
With Jane Hauprich
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: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Take your free motion quilting to the next level by adding ruler work. Take Longarm rulers and use them to get perfect designs and precision with your quilting. Learn what rulers work best and how to add great texture and designs to your quilts by using different rulers mixed with free motion quilting.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




E436-19 Dream Big Fills
E436-19 Dream Big Fills
With Karen Sievert
Saturday, April 13, 2019
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

There is no doubt that the “Dream Big” panel by Hoffman has captured the attention of the quilting community and none more so than the longarmers! SO many petals, each of which can be filled differently, giving the quilt an amazing amount of visual interest! However, that means we need a lot of fills at our disposal. This Hands -On Class focuses on fills, large and small, simple to complex to give YOU the confidence to have your own, one-of-a-kind “Dream Big” thing!!!! Join us- this class will be tons of fun!!!!

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




E440-19 Functional Fills
E440-19 Functional Fills
With Karen Marchetti
Saturday, April 13, 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

Fills are fantastic, fun, and functional too! Whether filling oodles of empty space or accentuating beautiful appliqué, fills are a very necessary part of quilting. In class Karen will share many of her favorite background fills, including her signature fan fill, as well as combining fills for maximum effect. We’ll also cover density and scale of various designs and when to know which to use.

 




E901-19 Ice Cream Social
E901-19 Ice Cream Social
With Janet-Lee Santeusanio & Mary Schilke
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 20.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events

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This is MQX's kickoff event. Meet many of your favorite faculty members and check out their new products and classes being offered. Ice cream smorgasbord and door prizes along with Janet-Lee and Mary's song and the concert-style T-Shirt toss. 

The MQX Ice Cream Social is generously sponsored by APQS

$20 admission
 
No administration fee is required to attend. 
Advance purchase required.




E902-19 Awards Ceremony
E902-19 Awards Ceremony
With Janet-Lee Santeusanio
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 5.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events

 
     Be the first to learn who the winners are!


 The MQX Awards Ceremony is generously sponsored by Gammill Quilting Systems

 
The Sneak Peek Preview follows the Awards Ceremony and a Wristband purchase is required. 

Pre-registration is required. 
No administration fee is required to attend.




E903-19 Quilters Fun Night Ice Dyed Scarf Make 'n' Take - NO KIT
E903-19 Quilters Fun Night Ice Dyed Scarf Make 'n' Take - NO KIT
With Cindy Lohbeck
Thursday, April 11, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 20.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events

THIS SELECTION  DOES NOT INCLUDE THE KIT - Come join the fun, for an evening of laughs and socializing with your fellow quilters. Cindy will be taking kit participants through the dye process for a quick and easy scarf project. Cost of event includes dinner of pizza, salad and of course - a dessert.

Pre-registration is required. 
No administration fee is required to attend.




E903-19 Quilters Fun Night Ice-Dyed Scarf Make 'n' Take with KIT
E903-19 Quilters Fun Night Ice-Dyed Scarf Make 'n' Take with KIT
With Cindy Lohbeck
Thursday, April 11, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 40.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events

THIS PRICE INCLUDES THE KIT - Come join the fun, for an evening of laughs and socializing with your fellow quilters.  You will have several styles of rayon scarves to choose from, a folding station with instructions, examples, tools and bindings, and a fully stocked color bar of ready mixed dye to custom color your ice dyed palette! This project will leave you with a fabulous fashion accessory to remind you of your fun at MQX every time you wear it!  Cost of event includes dinner of pizza, salad and of course - a dessert.

Pre-registration is required. 
No administration fee is required to attend.




E904-19 Friday Night Dinner with Heather & Bob Purcell
E904-19 Friday Night Dinner with Heather & Bob Purcell
With Bob Purcell
Friday, April 12, 2019
7:00 PM Doors open 6:30 to 9:30 PM Eastern Time

$ 50.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events

Join us for a relaxing evening with friends old and new. The Friday Night Dinner is the final evening event for the show and we are pleased to have Heather and Bob Purcell of Superior Threads as our special guest speakers. With Bob's dry humor and Heather's more laid back style, their talk "Thread Tales" will surely be a lot of fun.

Heather began their thread journey with the need find a quilt to decorate their bedroom when they moved to Utah from Hawaii in 1994. When she couldn't find a quilt in the size and color she wanted, it was kismet when she drove by a quilt store on the way home. As Heather says, "The rest is history!" We'll leave the rest of the story for Heather and Bob. 

Pre-registration is required. 
No administration fee is required to attend.




M342-19 Ribbon Work & Embroidered Flowers on the Longarm
M342-19 Ribbon Work & Embroidered Flowers on the Longarm
With DeLoa Jones
Friday, April 12, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time

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

Learn what else your longarm can do. These techniques will also work on domestic sewing machines too! These embroidered flowers are made on toile with the longarm and then applied to your quilt. This free flowing ribbon work adds another artistic layer to simple piecing. If you like the look of thread painting and want to add these touches to your quilt without overquilting it then these techniques are for you.




WT20-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Thursday Morning
WT20-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Thursday Morning
With Carolyn Tusinski, MQX Judging Room Manager
Thursday, April 11, 2019
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Eastern Time

$ 10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events, Walking Tours

Carolyn will be this tour's guide while Kathie is teaching a class. 

Explore the beautiful winning quilts 
with Carolyn Tusinski, MQX Judging Room Manager. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest? Carolyn has many years of experience to 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.




WT22-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Thursday PM
WT22-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Thursday PM
With Kathie Beltz
Thursday, April 11, 2019
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events, Walking Tours

Explore the beautiful winning quilts at MQX Quilt Festival with Kathie Beltz. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest? Kathie 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.




WT24-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Thursday PM
WT24-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Thursday PM
With Kathie Beltz
Thursday, April 11, 2019
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events, Walking Tours

Explore the beautiful winning quilts at MQX Quilt Festival with Kathie Beltz. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest? Kathie 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.




WT30-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Friday Morning
WT30-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Friday Morning
With Kathie Beltz
Friday, April 12, 2019
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Eastern Time

$ 10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events, Walking Tours

Explore the beautiful winning quilts at MQX Quilt Festival with Kathie Beltz. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest? Kathie 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.




WT32-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Friday Afternoon
WT32-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Friday Afternoon
With Kathie Beltz
Friday, April 12, 2019
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events, Walking Tours

Explore the beautiful winning quilts at MQX Quilt Festival with Kathie Beltz. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest? Kathie 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.




WT34-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Friday PM
WT34-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Friday PM
With Kathie Beltz
Friday, April 12, 2019
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events, Walking Tours

Explore the beautiful winning quilts at MQX Quilt Festival with Kathie Beltz. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest? Kathie 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.




WT40-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Saturday Morning
WT40-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Saturday Morning
With Kathie Beltz
Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Eastern Time

$ 10.00
DoubleTree Lobby
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events, Walking Tours

Explore the beautiful winning quilts at MQX Quilt Festival with Kathie Beltz. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest? Kathie 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.




WT42-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Saturday Afternoon
WT42-19 Why Quilts Win, a Winning Quilts Tour - Saturday Afternoon
With Kathie Beltz
Saturday, April 13, 2019
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time

$ 10.00
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events, Walking Tours

Explore the beautiful winning quilts at MQX Quilt Festival with Kathie Beltz. What makes one quilt stand out above the rest? Kathie 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.




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