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Art, Drawing and Design Classes

M001-18 Ice Dyed-Scarf Make'n Take - PreShow
M001-18 Ice Dyed-Scarf Make'n Take - PreShow
With Cindy Lohbeck
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Central Time

$ 20.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

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 45 minute project will leave you with a fabulous fashion accessory to remind you of your fun at MQX every time you wear it!  

You will have plenty of time to complete this project. Don't hestiate to Show It Off at the Ice Cream Social Event that evening.




M003-18 Ice-Dyed Scarf Make'n Take - PreShow
M003-18 Ice-Dyed Scarf Make'n Take - PreShow
With Cindy Lohbeck
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Central Time

$ 20.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

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 45 minute project will leave you with a fabulous fashion accessory to remind you of your fun at MQX every time you wear it!

You will have plenty of time to complete this project. Don't hestiate to Show It Off at the Ice Cream Social Event that evening.




M113-18 Fusapalooza XXL
M113-18 Fusapalooza XXL
With Robbi Joy Eklow
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $12.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Fused applique is a great way to make a quilt. It goes quickly and you can edit at anytime! Choose a pattern in class and get started on an art quilt! 3 x 4 foot patterns  to create 3x4 foot quilts or even bigger! Robbi's quilts have won many awards. www.robbieklow.com

 




M115-18 Applique the Easy Way - Owls
M115-18 Applique the Easy Way - Owls
With Kathy McNeil
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $18.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Let these adorable little owls teach you how easy appliqué can be. Each bird is created as a unit off block. Apliquick has a swift learning curve and people are so excited with this method that is sweeping the appliqué world. Enhance the visual impact of your little owls by adding details with embroidery stitches.

Appliquick Tools are required for this class, bring your own or purchase in class for $55. Please read the detailed supply list before booking this class.




M119-18 Freezing Your Backsides!
M119-18 Freezing Your Backsides!
With Cindy Lohbeck
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 90.00
Kit Fee: $100.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Designed for the long arm enthusiast, this class offers an opportunity to practice ice dyeing techniques on large pieces of fabric. Study samples, discuss, plan and execute 2 different pieces of fabric. Learn a helpful buddy system for folding fabric, and select your own color combinations. This class will have limited availability to ensure plenty of room to maneuver, as well as individual class time attention. While it is not absolutely necessary, some previous fabric dyeing experience will be helpful.




M207-18 Feathered Borders
M207-18 Feathered Borders
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Thursday, September 20, 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Central Time

$ 50.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Feathers are always a lovely treatment for borders. This class explores tips for marking and execution for a variety of feathered borders including serpentine, twirling, cable and more. Suited to both domestic & longarmer quilters. Come learn & draw with me!




M209-18 Visual Guide to Free-Motion Quilting Feathers
M209-18 Visual Guide to Free-Motion Quilting Feathers
With Natalia Bonner
Thursday, September 20, 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Central Time

$ 45.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Take the fear out of quilting feathers! Explore 68 modern feather designs with step-by-step guidance from award-winning quilter Natalia Bonner. Quilt stunning feathers on a variety of blocks and borders with this beginner-friendly, visual guide.

Also available as a hands-on class, Friday, 8am-12pm  M305




M215-18 Introduction to Paints, Foiling, & More
M215-18 Introduction to Paints, Foiling, & More
With Kathy McNeil
Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $26.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

This playful art sampler workshop will introduce you to the joys of using different art mediums to enhance your quilting projects. Kathy will demonstrate, metallic Tsukineko inks, Ink tense pencils, transparent water color paint crayons for shading, opaque paints, discharging color, image transfers and foiling. Practice painted appliqué on your pre-printed parrot blocks. We will discuss how best to use each of these wonderful options on your next quilting project! 




M219-18 Rad Ombre`s
M219-18 Rad Ombre`s
With Cindy Lohbeck
Thursday, September 20, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 90.00
Kit Fee: $100.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

We are going to Ombre' the day away on the top deck of the Crown Plaza 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.




M251-18 Quilt that Shape: Triangles & Squares
M251-18 Quilt that Shape: Triangles & Squares
With Julia Quiltoff,
Thursday, September 20, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Central Time

$ 45.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Quilting a classic geometrical shape isn't boring! Learn new designs and open new horizons in quilting basic shapes turning them into little shining pieces. This class is devoted to the most common shapes: triangles and squares.




M265-18 Quilt that Shape: Diamonds & Hexagons
M265-18 Quilt that Shape: Diamonds & Hexagons
With Julia Quiltoff
Thursday, September 20, 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Central Time

$ 45.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Quilting a classic geometrical shape is not boring! Learn new designs and open new horizons in quilting basic shapes turning them into little shining pieces. This class is devoted to diamonds and hexies.




M309-18 Finding your Path
M309-18 Finding your Path
With Dorie Hruska
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Central Time

$ 40.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
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.




M313-18 Fearless Feathers
M313-18 Fearless Feathers
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Central Time

$ 50.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Who doesn't absolutely LOVE the classic Victorian feather?... Join me as I show you how easy this feather is to quilt. We will also explore several fun ways to jazz them up to suit any style of quilt from fast & casual to more modern.  I'll show you many ways to fit feathers within the most common shapes, as well as how to execute a stunning feathered wreath. Fear Feathers no more! This class is perfectly suited to both domestic quilters as well as longarmers.




M315-18 Great Blue Heron
M315-18 Great Blue Heron
With Kathy McNeil
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $12.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Let’s make one of these beautiful Herons together. Learn the EASY, new Apliquick method of turned edges. This method is sweeping the appliqué world. Small, complex pieces

Refer to supply list prior to registering for class.




M319-18 Fiddy Shadz!
M319-18 Fiddy Shadz!
With Cindy Lohbeck
Friday, September 21, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $75.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Fill your stash with - You guessed it! - grays and other neutrals! Tricky to dye, neutrals can read flat and dull. Grays and blacks can read too blue, green, purple, or even brown. This experimental class will offer a wide variety of neutral fiber reactive dye to blend and shade your ombre fabric, including some HOT water fiber reactive dye that will help us find the perfect Shade of Gray! ....and Black....and Brown.




M325-18 Fusapalooza Mini
M325-18 Fusapalooza Mini
With Robbi Eklow
Friday, September 21, 2018
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Central Time

$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $10.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Fused appliqué is a great way to make a quilt. It goes quickly and you can edit at anytime! Choose a pattern in class and get started on an art quilt! A dozen patterns, in all sizes. Robbi's quilts have won many awards. www.robbieklow.com




M347-18 Slip me some Skin
M347-18 Slip me some Skin
With Cindy Lohbeck
Friday, September 21, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $75.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Our world is a rich and diverse place filled with all kinds of people! Capturing their beauty in a portrait quilt requires a rich array of skin tones, shadows and highlights. You will create a 3 yard collection of beautifully blended Ombre` Skin Tones in this fun and energetic class!




M359-18 Dense & Dainty
M359-18 Dense & Dainty
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Friday, September 21, 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Central Time

$ 50.00
Handout Fee: $2.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
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! Class is perfectly suited to BOTH domestic and long arm quilters.


 




M413-18 The Creative Process
M413-18 The Creative Process
With Karen Marchetti
Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Handout Fee: $5.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

We’ll start with a blank piece of paper, and by the end of class, you will have designed your very own
original quilt! Yes, it really is that easy. With just a little guidance and some creativity, you’ll soon be
on your way to designing many original quilts. This process can be used to create both appliqué and
wholecloth designs. Karen will share information on the next steps after the initial design, and will
also share some tips on proceeding from design to fabric.




M415-18 Winter Landscape
M415-18 Winter Landscape
With Kathy McNeil
Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $12.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

Let’s get started on the joys of landscape quilting with this winter scene. Discover the secrets that will bring your landscapes alive. Learn to choose fabrics that will create depth and dimension in your composition. Play with fabric paints to create those realistic highlights and shadows. Kathy will demonstrate two appliqué techniques.




M421-18 Ice-Dyed Scarf Make'n Take
M421-18 Ice-Dyed Scarf Make'n Take
With Cindy Lohbeck
Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Central Time

$ 20.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

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 45 minute project will leave you with a fabulous fashion accessory to remind you of your fun at MQX every time you wear it!




M439-18 Ice Dyed-Scarf Make'n Take II
M439-18 Ice Dyed-Scarf Make'n Take II
With Cindy Lohbeck
Saturday, September 22, 2018
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 20.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

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 45 minute project will leave you with a fabulous fashion accessory to remind you of your fun at MQX every time you wear it!




M447-18 Magical Mini Mandalas
M447-18 Magical Mini Mandalas
With Cindy Lohbeck
Saturday, September 22, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $75.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Art, Drawing and Design

A mandala is an intricate circular pattern representing the universe and our deep connection within it. Master a collection of 9 unique radiant ice dyed mandalas, each measuring 22" x 22". We start with the basics, and add interest to the patterns as we go. This fun and productive class will have leave you filled with awe and inspiration.




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