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M105-18 Floral Confetti
M105-18 Floral Confetti
With Dorie Hruska
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
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, butterflies, bees & dragonflies 'Sprinkled' all around. Freehand overall designs that are simple, yet when combined, appear to be very complex.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




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.




M117-18 Trash to Treasure Pineapple Quilts
M117-18 Trash to Treasure Pineapple Quilts
With Gyleen Fitzgerald
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 85.00
Kit Fee: $30.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Quilt Piecing

Okay isn’t it time to clear the clutter in your life? What about using up all those bits and pieces stuff in nooks, crannies and boxes? Better? Let’s make an old fashion favorite pineapple quilt with a new and contemporary twist; sewn with perfection and totally random; and without paper piecing! This workshop turns trash to a treasured one of a kind pineapple quilt. Kit Fee includes: Pineapple Tool by Gyleen ($15) and Trash to Treasure Pineapple Book ($15) are mandatory. Sewing machines are provided for your use in 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.




M123-18 Ruler Quilting FUNdamentals
M123-18 Ruler Quilting FUNdamentals
With Valli Schiller
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $30.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Add a new technique to your sit-down free motion quilting repertoire! Ruler guided quilting lets you stitch smooth straight lines and curves with minimal marking. With feed dogs dropped, you can stitch in any direction to create complex designs without turning your quilt.

Sewing machines are NOT provided for your use in class, you must bring your own. 




M135-18 Creating a Masterpiece - Two-Part Class
M135-18 Creating a Masterpiece - Two-Part Class
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time

Only 3 seats left!
$ 260.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Ever wonder what attributes of design make quilts go from pretty to stunning? Join me as we do a 2 part class. Three hours in the morning will be devoted to studying the features of design which make quilts great. We'll discuss making the most of negative (AKA empty!) space, marking tools, and which combinations of designs work best together (and why!). Then, each student will create their design for a lovely vintage quilt top, with assistance from me. In the afternoon, we will execute these designs on the longarm, learning the proper order for quilting the many motifs. For students who have previously taken my "A is for Applique" class, this is very similar.

Part 1 - 8:30am - 11:30am (drawing)
Part 2 - 1pm - 5pm (hands-on)

One student per machine. Bring thread snips. 




M137-18 Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting
M137-18 Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting
With Natalia Bonner
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

SOLD OUT
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$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

In this hands-on class, you will learn all the basics of free-motion quilting, from choosing the correct thread, batting, and fabric to the basics of stitching on your quilt top. Then you’ll have a chance to try your skills with more than 50 step-by-step tutorials for stitching allover quilting, quilting borders and sashing, and adding background fillers as well as quilting on individual blocks and appliqué.

Be sure to review supply list prior to registering for class.
One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




M149-18 Mini Quilts - A Baker's Dozen
M149-18 Mini Quilts - A Baker's Dozen
With Valli Schiller
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $17.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Turn simple shapes into bright, bold, sculptural designs using fabric marker “faux couching” and freehand doodle quilting. Come with a spool of black thread and leave with an 8” square mini quilt/potholder along with patterns and ideas for a dozen more.  

Sewing machines are NOT provided for your use in class, you must bring your own.  Students may remain to sew in the class till 8:30 pm at your own risk.




M169-18 EQ7 Digital Design Wall – Electric Quilt
M169-18 EQ7 Digital Design Wall – Electric Quilt
With Candace West
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 125.00
Kit Fee: $10.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

So you have EQ7 but you are not quite sure what to do with it? Ever wonder what all these Libraries are for or all those tools? EQ7 can make quilt design a fun activity if you know the basics. In this class we will cover the basic layout set up and quickly begin to design quilts. Leave this class with the confidence to turn your computer into a digital design wall! Bringing your laptop with EQ7 installed and activated is the best way to get the most out of this class, but is not required.   **For users of Electric Quilt Version 7 only**




M205-18 Row-by-Row Freemotion Designs
M205-18 Row-by-Row Freemotion Designs
With Dorie Hruska
Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

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.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.
Offered as a Lecture/Demo,  Wednesday 1pm-3pm  M141




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! 




M217-18 Road to Redemption
M217-18 Road to Redemption
With Gyleen Fitzgerald
Thursday, September 20, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 85.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Quilt Piecing

By definition, redemption is the act of saving or being saved from sin, error, evil or fabric hoarding! The Strips, Stripes and Strata Series will help you use your stash, pre-cut, and scraps in a creative, functional and playful quilt. The piecing and coloring are straight forward. All the magic happens in the design layout where you are in the driver’s seat. My job is to coach you through to the finish. Sewing machines are provided for your use in class.




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.




M223-18 Folk Art Free-motion Quilting
M223-18 Folk Art Free-motion Quilting
With Valli Schiller
Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $6.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Go BOLD with your free motion quilting! Learn how fabric marker “faux couching" and freehand doodles can take simple shapes from basic to breathtaking. You’ll get hands-on free motion quilting practice on a whimsical 16”x 22” whole cloth quilt that you’ll finish at home.

Sewing machines are NOT  provided for your use in class, you must bring your own.




M227-18 EQ8 Digital Design Wall – Electric Quilt
M227-18 EQ8 Digital Design Wall – Electric Quilt
With Candace West
Thursday, September 20, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 125.00
Kit Fee: $10.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Product Specific

EQ8 is all new with an updated user interface and even more functionality! This powerful application can take you into design nirvana if you know the basics. In this class we will cover the new workspaces and quickly begin to design quilts. Leave this class with the confidence to turn your computer into a digital design wall! Part 1 - Learn how to add to and gain control of your Sketchbook fabrics, blocks and quilt designs to only use what you really need. Part 2 - Create an Easy Draw block in EQ8 and scan and import fabrics from your stash to truly represent your quilt. Bringing your laptop with EQ8 installed and activated is the best way to get the most out of this class, but is not required. This class is exclusively EQ8 focused.




M235-18 Narrow Border - Big Designs
M235-18 Narrow Border - Big Designs
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Thursday, September 20, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

Only 1 seat left!
$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
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.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




M237-18 Crosshatching with Stencils & Rulers
M237-18 Crosshatching with Stencils & Rulers
With Dorie Hruska
Thursday, September 20, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

Only 4 seats left!
$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
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.
Also available as a Lecture/Demo, Saturday 9am-11am  M409




M249-18 Quilting on the Half Shell
M249-18 Quilting on the Half Shell
With Valli Schiller
Thursday, September 20, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $18.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Explore the clamshell family of quilting designs for fills, motifs, and borders. Though these versatile designs look complex, they’re surprisingly easy to free motion quilt using grids and simple circles for marking. Optional ruler quilting makes them even faster and more accurate.

Sewing machines are not provided for your use in class. You must bring your own.  Students may remain to sew in the class till 8:30PM at your own risk.




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.




M305-18 Visual Guide to Free-Motion Quilting Feathers
M305-18 Visual Guide to Free-Motion Quilting Feathers
With Natalia Bonner
Friday, September 21, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

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.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.
Also available as a drawing class, Thursday, 9am-11am  M209




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.




M317-18 Over and Under Rainbows
M317-18 Over and Under Rainbows
With Gyleen Fitzgerald
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 85.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Quilt Piecing

Modern with a twist! "KNOT" as hard as you think! It's visually dynamic with fast easy piecing. Don't let cutting "Tie" you up. All you need is one 2.5" strip set and 3.5 yards of background. Required class Kit Fee includes pattern ($10) and tool ($15)

Machines are provided for your use in 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.




M323-18 Painted Mountains
M323-18 Painted Mountains
With Kelly Ashton
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 80.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  Advanced  
Type of Class: Quilt Piecing

Painted Mountains is a wonderful exploration of using proportionately-sized triangles. There are no set-in seams in this visually interesting project, just lots of color play and a fun, unexpected strippy setting. Kelly will guide the participant through playing with triangles, offering loads of tips along the way!

Sewing machines are NOT provided for your use in class, you must bring your own. Students may remain to sew in the class till 8:30PM at your own risk.




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




M329-18 Cutting Laboratory
M329-18 Cutting Laboratory
With Candace West
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 125.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
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.

 

 




M337-18 Quilt that Shape!
M337-18 Quilt that Shape!
With Julia Quiltoff
Friday, September 21, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

This class takes you through the common shapes used for quilting: triangles, squares, diamonds and hexies and teaches several styles and ideas of how to quilt them unusually and turn a simple shape into an interesting shining piece. 

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.
Also available Wednesday, 1pm-5pm  M133




M343-18 Let your Stars Shine
M343-18 Let your Stars Shine
With Diane Wingo
Friday, September 21, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Central Time

$ 45.00
Kit Fee: $5.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

In class we will draw different quilting designs on several star blocks that can easily be transferred to a quilt. We will include sashings and borders to complement the block designs. These designs will range from the simple to the more elaborate. 




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!




 
M357-18 See it, Make it, Quilt it
With Diane Wingo
Friday, September 21, 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Central Time

$ 45.00
Kit Fee: $5.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Lecture - Demo

Have you seen a motif or design and think it would be a perfect quilting design? Learn how to make your own stencils and templates to achieve quilting motifs and how to mark on your quilt top. Using several different techniques you will be making simple to elaborate quilting motif stencils to transfer to your quilt top.




M401-18 Writing on the Wall
M401-18 Writing on the Wall
With Diane Wingo
Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $10.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Mark and quilt a wallhanging using rulers. motifs, lettering,feathers and background fills. Can't quilt feathers? Never fear, learn to quilt feathers with no back tracking and they will be free flowing and beautiful. Motifs will be a snap. Background fills and grid work will make the motifs pop.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




M403-18 Templates 101
M403-18 Templates 101
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $20.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

This class is geared to new longarm users, those who are new to using templates or desire confidence-building skills. Starting at square one, I will teach technique and basic patterns that use straight and curved templates. If you have used templates some, please consider Creative Templates II as an alternative.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




M405-18 Next Steps in Machine Quilting
M405-18 Next Steps in Machine Quilting
With Natalia Bonner
Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 250.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  Intermediate  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Free-motion your way to modern, beautiful quilts! Free-motion fans, rejoice! Natalia Bonner is back with a follow-up to her wildly successful first book that boasts 50 new modern, sophisticated designs that encourage quilters of all skill levels to stretch their skills on a home sewing machine or long-arm machine.

This is a full day class. One student per machine. Bring thread snips.

 




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.




M417-18 Jump into Free Motion Quilting!
M417-18 Jump into Free Motion Quilting!
With Robbi Joy Eklow
Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time

$ 80.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Beginner  Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Home Machines

Great class for quilters who have been afraid to try free motion quilting. It's much much easier than you think! No marking, no need for perfection and no stress. Come have fun!


M423-18 I'm Partial to Red
M423-18 I'm Partial to Red
With Kelly Ashton
Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Confident Beginner  
Type of Class: Quilt Piecing

I'm Partial to Red, and you can be, too! (Or, to blue, purple,....) No matter the color, Kelly will guide you through sewing partial seams and explore allowing your fabric to work FOR you!

Sewing machines are NOT provided for your use in class, you must bring your own. 

 




M433-18 Not to be Negative, but I Must
M433-18 Not to be Negative, but I Must
With Clementine Buzick
Saturday, September 22, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

$ 175.00
Kit Fee: $15.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Hands On Machine Quilting Stand Up Frame

Does negative space scare you? The words "Quilt as desired" make your life flash before your eyes? Well, fear no more! Learn how to divide & conquer that quilt top with fun freehand deigns as simple or complex as you want. Marking tricks & just plain fun with Clem for all skill levels!

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.
Also available as a Lecture/Demo, Friday 9am-11am  M311




M435-18 Creative Templates II
M435-18 Creative Templates II
With Margaret Solomon Gunn
Saturday, September 22, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

$ 200.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
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.

One student per machine. Bring thread snips.




M437-18 Inner City
M437-18 Inner City
With Kelly Ashton
Saturday, September 22, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Central Time

$ 65.00
Kit Fee: $25.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Intermediate  
Type of Class: Quilt Piecing

Inner City provides the student with the joy of playing with color and value while learning to sew set-in seams ("Y-seams") by machine. Kelly will give step by step instructions with LOTS of tips. C'mon! Give it a try!

Sewing machines are NOT provided for your use in class, you must bring your own. Students may remain to sew in the class till 8:30pm at your own risk.




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.




M903-18 Quilters Fun Night - Includes Kit
M903-18 Quilters Fun Night - Includes Kit
With Kathy McNeil
Thursday, September 20, 2018
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Central Time

$ 50.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Special Events

You are cordially invited to an Octopus Garden Party! 

Join us for an evening of fun! Kathy McNeil will present her lecture on, "How Quilting can make you Smarter, Richer, Healthier, and more fun!"

        After Kathy’s lecture and trunk show please stay for a special event.

Step into the world of pictorial quilting while having fun creating your unique under the sea quilt. You will need to bring a pre made background ready to add your octopus too. To save time and concentrate on just having fun together, Kathy has kits all made for you. Just cut your pre fused shapes and finger press the fused fabric pieces to your background. Add novelty fussy cut images to personalize your quilt. The complete pattern is 21 x 24.

Includes: All the octopus and coral pieces from twelve different fabrics. They have been traced onto lite Steam a Seam 2 and fused to the fabrics. You will just need to cut them out and finger press them onto your pre-made background. Irons will be available to fuse them into position.

You can also select the NO KIT option ($20) by selecting  M903-18  and create your own with Kathy's supply list... or come join us and see Kathy's trunk show and lecture. 




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