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Happy NEW MQX Classes for You

  January 8, 2019

Happy New Year! 

Have you ever been in a class that you felt like you weren't able to learn the skill or technique? Then, because the teacher of that class has walked in your shoes and knows how to give you a "LIGHT BULB MOMENT" you get it? We see this so often at MQX. Students come up to us and say, "NOW I get it, what a great teacher Sally Sue Quiltsalot is!" We love those moments and try to hire faculty that brings that can-do attitude into the classroom. We'd love to hear about the light bulb moments you've had at MQX. Comment below or on the MQX Facebook page

Where did 2018 go? We were chatting the other day about how long ago one of the MQX shows was and realized that our 2019 show will be our TWENTY-FIFTH show! How mind-boggling is that? It simply proves that when you do what you love, it isn't work.

Did you make any New Year's Resolutions?  How about learning a new piecing or quilting skill? At MQX , we offer many choices for our students. With machine quilting being the focus of the show, there are a myriad of choices for beginners and more advanced classes to keep our previous students enlightened.

Did you know that MQX is NOT only for machine quilters? So bring a quilting buddy to take a piecing class, learn about Electric Quilter (EQ8), fabric dyeing, digital cutting, and so much more. Take a look at the class offerings or let us know how we might assist you. REGISTER NOW!

Create a Masterpiece from Start to Finish
Class E020 Dyeing to Cut
 with Cindy Lohbeck and Karen Marchetti This is a TWO DAY workshop where you will dye all the coordinating fabric with Cindy Lohbeck  and then the next day, work with Karen Marchetti to learn Karen's method of designing with the hand-dyed fabric you create to learn how to make your own stunning masterpiece..... 

Karen's Andromeda quilt was the spark for this immersion class !

MQX Faculty complete list - click here 
     Here's a few more of our faculty..... there's 20 others too! 
Carolina Asmussen - rulers (domestic), thread painting
Kathie Beltz - piecing, walking tours
Eva Birch - panel quilting, straight lines, longarm applique
Jackie Gauker - wool dyeing, make a pincushion
Bethanne  Nemesh - feathers, florals, finishing details, texture
Gina Perkes-Tidwell - longarm applique, rulers, tools, beginner, edge-to-edge
Karen Sievert - tools/templates, beginner longarm, feathers, trapunto, details, fillers
Timna Tarr - string quilt piecing
Lynne Tyler - pieced birds

Digital Cutters are becoming all the rage! Learn about them at MQX with two digital cutting gurus, Candace West and Heidi Proffetty.

Candace West
E168 - Custom Cuts - The New World of Computerized Cutting
E428 - Cutting Laboratory - bring your cutter to class to learn how to use it well

Heidi Proffetty
E126 - You can do WHAT with a Digital Cutter? Janome Artistic Edge Digital Cutter & trunk show

     The deadline for MQX New England entries is February 1st at 11:59 pm

Entry rules and categories - click here

Entry form - click here

Vendors - a few spaces remain at MQX New England!

Do you have a product that our attendees might be interested in? We like to offer a variety of vendors; fabric, tools, machines, jewelry, rulers, antique quilts, threads, yarns, quilt display systems......why not join us in Manchester, New Hampshire at The Center of NH/DoubleTree Hotel? Contact Janet-Lee at 

THREE (3) spaces in the Expo Center, all 10' x 10' 
FIVE (5) spaces in the Armory, 1 @ 10' x 10', 2 @ 20' x 10' 

Lodging at MQX - Make your hotel reservations ASAP. The DoubleTree is close to being sold out. There are two other properties available and MQX provide a free shuttle to/from the convention center. All the hotels provide free airport transport to/from any of the listed properties. Click here for lodging information.

Going to a Quilt Show? Guild Meeting? Mail Fabric or Product? - We have handouts (1/3 page, 8.5" x 4" size) and more detailed flyers (6" x 9") we would love for you distribute. Message Janet-Lee how many to send and she will get them out to you .


We're looking forward to seeing everyone in April!

Janet-Lee Santeusanio & Mary Schilke
MQX Founders

MQX New England
DoubleTree Hotel / Center of NH
700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH

Classes begin Tuesday April 9
     through Saturday, April 13

Public Quilt Show
     Admission $12 
good for all show days
Wednesday 4/10 Preview 7-9 pm
     No daytime show hours on Wednesday
Thursday 4/11 - 10 am-6 pm
Friday 4/12 - 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday 4/13 - 10 am - 5 pm


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