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Kathy McNeil – Kathy McNeil is an internationally award winning quilt artist, judge, teacher and designer. Sewing thousands of little scraps of fabric together by hand, she creates quilts that look like paintings. Her pictorial quilts are frequently featured in museums, magazines, calendars and international shows. Many of her quilts are in private collections. You can find out more about Kathy’s art quilts at - www.kathymcneilquilts.com

Click here to watch a short video to learn more about Kathy's classes 


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.




M147-18 Razzle Dazzle your Borders
M147-18 Razzle Dazzle your Borders
With Kathy McNeil
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Central Time

$ 45.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Level: Everyone  
Type of Class: Lecture

Let’s take it up a notch. The quilt is done. Do your borders enhance the “ Visual Impact” of your quilts or are they just necessary finishing elements? Kathy’s tips will help you choose the best patterns, styles and sizes of borders to add some razzle dazzle to your finish line. Handouts include suggestions and instructions for Inner borders, Fancy Outer borders, No border-Fancy Bindings.




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! 




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. 




M903-18 Quilters Fun Night - No Kit
M903-18 Quilters Fun Night - No Kit
With Kathy McNeil
Thursday, September 20, 2018
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Central Time

$ 20.00
Radisson Hotel / Center of New Hampshire
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 

NOTE: When adding to cart... this option does not include the kit.  




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.




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.




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