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After placing your Expo order, click here to register for the Martha Pullen School of Art Fashion Boutique a "Pre-Treat" event at Original Sewing & Quilt Expo. Relax in the camaraderie of like-minded enthusiasts over two and a half days as you sew, create and learn. Choose from six Schools, planned for your interests by Missy Billingsley, Cynthia Guffey, Linda Lee, Kathy McMakin, Kari Mecca or Connie Palmer.
Pre-Registration Pricing
Pre-registration ends 3/8/15

Daily General Admission..........$10
1-5 Class Sessions..........$19/session
Processing Fee..........$3 per order




Value Package A:
$114 (save $50!)

Includes:
  • 6 Class Sessions
  • 3 General Admission Tickets
  • Shopping Bag

Additional sessions only $16 each.

Value Package B: $165 (save $75)

Includes:
  • 10 Class Sessions
  • 3 General Admission tickets
  • Shopping Bag

Additional sessions only $14 each.

Value Package C: $225 (save $110) 

Includes:
  • 15 Class Sessions
  • 3 General Admission tickets
  • Shopping Bag

Additional sessions only $12 each.

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  Thursday, March 12, 2015
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Instructor Date/
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Class
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Hands on Workshop Elegant Flowers…Purse in the Hoop Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 6X
  Create this beautiful purse in the hoop using silk dupioni, a touch of UltraSuede®, a little batting and a magnetic clasp for that special evening More...
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Hands on Workshop Modern Improv Workshop: Part I (BYOF) Heather Kojan Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
  In each part of this fun, fast paced class, explore at least four different techniques for making unique, improvisational blocks. If you've wanted to More...
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Hands on Workshop All Wrapped Up Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
  A wrap is the perfect addition to any wardrobe or outfit, and spot-on with current trends. From start to finish, from construction to embellishment, c More...
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Hands on Workshop Intro to In-the-Hoop Embroidery Missy Billingsley Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  Have fun with in-the-hoop embroidery designs as Missy leads you through this great in-the-hoop zippered bag. All her favorite tips come into play, as More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Blooming Beauties Kari Mecca Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
  Learn to make a trio of elegantly crafted millinery flowers from silk organza, taffeta and wired ribbons. Made using Whimsy Sticks looped trim, each More...
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Hands on Workshop Batik Magic (BYOF) Nancy Mahoney Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27
 

You'll really enjoy making this eye-catching quilt! The blocks are a breeze to make with Nancy's quick and easy piecing techniques, including tips More...

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Hands on Workshop Fidget Quilt Marty Moon Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A12X
  Fidget Quilts are small projects (20" x 25") that can be used for both children with autism and Alzheimer’s patients to sooth fidgety hands. Co More...
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Hands on Workshop Seven Sisters 'Scrap Buster' Table Topper (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A13X, B29
  From Debby's "Turning 60" pattern series, Seven Sisters is a traditional block updated for easy construction. With no y-seams and quick cutting and p More...
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Hands on Workshop Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm** Mary Beth Krapil Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A14X, B30
  Sit-down longarm machines are one-trick ponies: built exclusively for free-motion stitching, they’ve got the space to quilt pieces up to the siz More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Quilting Primer Eva Birch Thursday
3/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A15X, B31
  You're in control – and that’s what it’s all about! Discover how to feel comfortable as you simply turn on your machine and get sta More...
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Let the Sewing Party Begin! Martha Pullen Thursday
3/12/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Martha Pullen will tickle your funny bone with her hysterical stories – things that have really transpired as she’s traveled the world tea More...
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Learn the Ropes Louise Cutting Thursday
3/12/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  Why do some sewing techniques yield perfect results, but others result in that “loving hands at home” look? Louise’s methods are no More...
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Underneath It All: Interfacing, Underlinings, Linings Linda Lee Thursday
3/12/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  Sometimes the most important element of a garment is “what’s going on inside”. Linda shares new information about today’s fash More...
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Leather and Lace Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/12/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  At seemingly opposite ends of the spectrum, both leather and lace are intriguing textures to sew and wear. Adding style and panache when used in ever More...
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The Sheath Dress and Upper Body Fit Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/12/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  This wardrobe staple has never been more on trend. Explore pattern selection and ways to camouflage what you like least about your figure. Kathy&rsqu More...
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Hands on Workshop Matching Plaids Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/12/15

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 5, B21
  Learn the easy process for matching plaids using pieces of fabric and miniature pattern pieces in class. Learn the proper sequence of placing pattern More...
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Sew Drapey Rae Cumbie Thursday
3/12/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  Start sewing some of those luscious, drapey fabrics to add fashionable, soft garments to your wardrobe. Explore the process as you learn to begin with More...
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Mastering Measuring Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/12/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  Who fits the dressmaker? Accurate measurements are key to getting a good fit, even for yourself. The four measurements listed on the pattern envelope More...
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Sweatshirt University Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/12/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  It’s a jam-packed course full of tips and ideas for designing one-of-a-kind jackets for adults and kids. Learn to re-use, recycle and rejoice w More...
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Solutions for that Unstable Feeling Nancy Sapin Thursday
3/12/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
 

Not sure which stabilizer to use with what project and which thread? Sulky's color coding helps to simplify your stabilizer and thread uncertainty, More...

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Hands on Workshop Butterflies and Picket Fences Tote Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/12/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B22X
  Grab your hoop and have some fun making this adorable tote bag with a white picket fence, flowers, butterflies and a single hummingbird sipping nectar More...
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Hands on Workshop Needles and Stitches: Making the Most of Utility Stitches Barb Callahan Thursday
3/12/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B28X
  Learn just how important needles and stitches can be in expanding your sewing satisfaction and practice. See ways to use what you likely already own, More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Kaleidoscope Magic Laura Murray Thursday
3/12/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C34X
 

Learn “everyday magic” of using kaleidoscope rubbing plates and Paintstiks® as you complete up to five different designs on 9&rdquo More...

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Dress Form Fitting Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  When making a garment, it is faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form, which you can see and evaluate clearly from all sides. Lear More...
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20 Tips for Terrific Tees Sarah Veblen Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  T-shirts are a staple in most women’s wardrobes, but there’s no need for them to be plain or boring. Sharing neckline treatments to hem an More...
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Jacket Improvisations Barb Callahan Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
  Explore how a dozen different jackets can emerge when a single pattern is used as the starting point. Using imagination, artistry, sewing knowledge a More...
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Hands on Workshop Tropical Beauty (BYOF) Nancy Mahoney Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C37, D53XY
  Explore easy fusible applique techniques and learn how to choose the correct fusible web for any project. Class will encompass all aspects of fusible More...
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Hands on Workshop Snap! ‘N-Go Bag Connie Palmer Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY
  This bag has a “cute factor” with a capital “C” and you can make it in a snap! Of course the other snap is the sound the bag m More...
   
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Hands on Workshop 30 Minute Gifts: A Project Workshop (BYOF) Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
  Do you ever wish you could whip something up in 30 minutes for a quick gift? Here is where you discover just how you can! Four projects will be pres More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Going in Circles Quilt Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C40, D56, E72
  By combining simple block construction with cut-out circles, a modern quilt is created on the serger. Add a new twist by adding the chain stitch and More...
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Hands on Workshop Perfect Portable Project Bag (BYOF) Heather Kojan Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  This is the perfect bag for carrying your knitting or hand sewing projects, and you’ll complete your first one in class. A wonderful canvas for More...
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Hands on Workshop Hollow Cubes (BYOF) Kim Montagnese Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
  A fun, super-easy variation of Tumbling Blocks, this quilt’s visually stunning 3-D block is the result of carefully placed fabrics of different More...
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Hands on Workshop Tight Knit Circles (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY
  Learn two methods of machine appliqué in this small and colorful quilt with a modern appeal. In the first, interlocking circles are interfaced More...
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Hands on Workshop Tartary Quilt (BYOF) Tammy Silvers Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY
  Big strips and simple piecing combine to make a dramatic statement with modern appeal. Stunning as a lap quilt or wallhangng, the large scale pieces More...
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Hands on Workshop Walk Before You Run: Walking Foot Machine Quilting* Karen Pharr Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY
  For beginning machine quilters or those who feel like beginners! Start by using the walking foot for quilting in ways you never thought possible. Prog More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Free-motion Fillers** Diann Loper Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C46, D62XY
  Begin class with a review of basic free-motion techniques and go on from there to create a sampler with at least fifteen different free-motion filler More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Background Fills in a Different Perspective Eva Birch Thursday
3/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C47, D63XY
  Learn and practice a variety of fresh and interesting fills to add interest and dimension to your quilt top. Explore how different fills help create e More...
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Pants Fitting Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/12/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  Explore Cynthia’s precision measuring process as you discover how to locate and maintain straight grain (and why this is so important) define th More...
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Five Narrow Hem Options Linda Lee Thursday
3/12/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  Small hems are narrow finishes used in garments when the hem is meant to be a subtle detail, the fabric is lightweight and/or sheer, or the hem shows More...
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Finish with a Flourish Sandy Miller Thursday
3/12/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  The best garments feel good on the skin, are long-wearing, and look as beautiful on the inside as they do on the outside. Seam finishes make the diffe More...
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Sew What You Want! Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/12/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  Learn a series of new techniques which enable you to sew clothes just like the ones you already own and love. See how to choose your garment, draft t More...
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De-Mystifying Bobbin Work Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/12/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  Join the ‘Upside Down Queen’ as she takes you through the many secrets to perfect bobbin work. Learn about decorative stitching, free mot More...
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Creative Alterations Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/12/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  Stumped about what to do with some of your purchased garments? Are they too big, too small, too out of date? Some pieces require good traditional alte More...
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Pattern Alteration Can Seam Easy Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/12/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  The seam method of pattern alteration is a technological break-through in achieving a good fit! Tested and proven to be the easiest to understand, it More...
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Decorative Hems and Edges Barb Callahan Thursday
3/12/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  Discover easy techniques used to finish pieces with professional looking hems and edges with an embellished look. Techniques include wing needles on w More...
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Hands on Workshop Quick and Easy Fabric Bracelets Tammy Silvers Thursday
3/12/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F82X, G 98
  Create a little bit of bohemian flair for your wrist with felted wool or exotic bamboo and inn-spire™, a moldable fusible interfacing, to create More...
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Hands on Workshop Sparkle, Sparkle, Twinkle & Shine Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/12/15

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
F84X
  Use a wide range of supplies and media as you create a large fused fabric panel for use in quilts and garments. Everything is washable so you can use More...
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Hands on Workshop Glitz With a Twist: Designing with Beads June Colburn Thursday
3/12/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101
 

Inspired by a vintage beaded evening bag, June’s design is a perfect pallet for using simple geometric lines and shapes to create an exciting More...

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Hands on Workshop Knit Baby Daygown Kathy McMakin Thursday
3/12/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F88X, G104
  Unbelievable! A whole baby gown in just a few hours? Are you kidding me? You can do it! We promise! It’s quick, easy, looks very professional More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Broken Plates (BYOF) Diane Merritt Thursday
3/12/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F90X, G106
  Dresden plates in a fun new way! Wedges are divided and placed on large triangles for a completely different, modern look. Learn about accurate pieci More...
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Business Set Up, Start Up and Market Launch Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/12/15

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F81, G 97
  Congratulations! You have started or are thinking of starting your business. Whether your main product or service is related to sewing, alteration More...
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  Friday, March 13, 2015
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Name
Instructor Date/
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Class
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Embroidery Software 101: What Can Software Help Me Do? Soni Grint Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H116X
  Explore what embroidery software can help you do in this ‘cover the basics’ class. Includes color changing, rotation of designs, scaling More...
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Hands on Workshop Shapeshifting Laura Murray Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H117X
  Use some ‘playtime’ to explore options for a collaged design using prepainted, fusible-backed fabric shapes. The method is fun, fast, and More...
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Hands on Workshop Connie’s Purse Organizer Connie Palmer Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134
  Don’t you just wish you had something to help organize the inside of your purse? We’re all pretty tired of digging around in the bottom, More...
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Hands on Workshop Phantom Hexagons (BYOF) Diane Merritt Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
  Hexagons so often bring to mind complicated quilts with dozens and dozens of six sided patches, pieced together with multiple Y-seams. Not true! Mak More...
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Hands on Workshop Serging on a Small Scale: Techniques for the 18” Doll Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  Learn a variety of construction skills on the serger using the 18” doll as inspiration. You will create a simple top with a ruffled edge, a pair More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Table Runner a la Mode(rn) Eva Birch Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  Make a thoroughly modern table runner with Eva! Lessons include a bit of artistry along with practical techniques. Learn to applique circles invisib More...
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Hands on Workshop Spaghetti Outlined Appliqués Kari Mecca Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H122X
  Appliques are a great way to add color, dimension and even a touch of Whimsy to your sewing. By outlining the applique elements in spaghetti, the raw More...
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Hands on Workshop Dot to Dot (BYOF) Nancy Mahoney Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
  Class opens with the use of strip piecing techniques to make the patchwork blocks, then shifts focus to easy invisible machine applique techniques. More...
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Hands on Workshop Mug Rugs Marty Moon Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H124X
  Larger than a coaster and smaller than a placemat, Mug Rugs are an ideal 'canvas' on which to try a new technique and/or use orphan parts from other p More...
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Hands on Workshop Spiked Punch (BYOF) Colleen Casey Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141
  Tula Pink is the real deal: a long time quilter who has a traditional background but the ability to put a twist on it for more fun. Work with her pa More...
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H126X, J142
  Using Debby's KISS Method (Keep It Small & Simple), discover how liberating free-motion machine quilting can be. Discuss threads, batting and bast More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilting in the Modern Aesthetic Nelly Vileikis Friday
3/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H127X, J143
  One of the greatest things about a modern quilt is all the open space to be filled with quilting motifs. And yet, all that space can seem overwhelmin More...
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Guide to Modern Tailoring: Pre-Construction Prep Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/13/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
 

Guide To Modern Tailoring Series:
Starting with the paper pattern and ending with the final lining stitches, explore and define essentia More...

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It's Sew Easy: Sewing With Knits Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/13/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  You’ll love how easy it is to "body fit" your fabric and sew with knits – even if you’ve sewn knits before! Learn pattern sizing, ho More...
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Style Q & A Louise Cutting Friday
3/13/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  Start with placing yourself in the correct pattern size; update your personal style. Keep your ‘half’ measurements at your fingertips; lea More...
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Follow the Lines to Great Fitting Pants Rae Cumbie Friday
3/13/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J129X
  Women's bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Using a fitting grid drawn on a pant mock-up, learn how to tweak the back and crotch curve to fit real fi More...
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Friday
3/13/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
  Get a grip on the newest notions to make your projects easier, faster, more fun and much more creative! If you've been at the sewing machine "forever" More...
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Fine Tune Your Sewing Skills Linda Lee Friday
3/13/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  It’s the small things that make a difference. You know how to sew, but disappointments abound. The focus here are the fine, subtle details that More...
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It’s All About the Bling Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/13/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J132
  You know it’s all about sparkly, glitzy, catch your eye BLING! This jam-packed lecture explores how to add just the right touches of eye popping More...
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Hands on Workshop Wire Crochet Beaded Necklace Tammie Campbell Friday
3/13/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J133X
  Tammie is known for using materials in unconventional ways – much to our delight! This time you’ll crochet with wire and beads to make a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Disney® Ducks in the Bath!* Barbara Jones Friday
3/13/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J138X
  Learn how to make this fun Disney® inspired hooded towel, and let the fun continue once bath time ends. Learn which stabilizers work best on terry More...
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Hands on Workshop Needles and Stitches: Decorative Stitches for Hems and Edges Barb Callahan Friday
3/13/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J140X
  Learn how stitches can enhance hems, necklines, garment edges and even your craft and quilt projects when paired with the correct needles and some ima More...
   
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Embroidery Software 102: Lettering and Monograming Soni Grint Friday
3/13/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K148X
  Go well beyond your machine lettering features with software. Learn about the anatomy of a letter and explore pre-digitized vs TrueType creation, lar More...
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink 101 Joyce Teng Friday
3/13/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K149X
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko® inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a divers More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Cuddle with Disney’s® Mickey or Minnie* Barbara Jones Friday
3/13/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K154X
  Make an 18” “softee” baby square using the cuddliest fabric around: More...
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Hands on Workshop Needles and Stitches: Over the Top Embellishments Barb Callahan Friday
3/13/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K156X
  Learn to use all the tools in your box! See how Barb’s passion for using wing needles, double needles and even universal needles allows her cre More...
   
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Guide to Modern Tailoring: Constructing the Jacket Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  Guide To Modern Tailoring Series:
Starting with the paper pattern and ending with the final lining stitches, explore and define essential s
 More...
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The Wrap Dress Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
  Learn all about this iconic fashion design and find variations that will work for you. Created by designer Diane Von Furstenburg 40 years ago, this ve More...
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Mastering Color for Traditional Quilts Nancy Mahoney Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  Are you are trapped in a color rut? Or do you simply want a better understanding about how to choose colors for any style quilt? Color choices don't More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery 201: Exploring Special Effects* Barbara Moore Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K150, L166XY
  Get more creative with your machine embroidery projects. Learn to use fabrics, add special effects and explore other, more advanced techniques. You& More...
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Hands on Workshop Modern Improv Workshop: Part II (BYOF) Heather Kojan Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY
  In each part of this fun, fast paced class, explore at least four different techniques for making unique, improvisational blocks. If you've wanted to More...
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Hands on Workshop Coco's Bucket Bag Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K152, L168, M184
  Accented with a suede bottom and handles, this bucket tote uses classic techniques like channel quilting to create the quilted look, piping to accent More...
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Hands on Workshop Lone Tree (BYOF) Diane Merritt Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K153, L169XY
  A favorite from Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Volume 9, Lone Tree adapts to any season or style. Work with More...
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Hands on Workshop Flower Seeds: A Skinny Quilt Nelly Vileikis Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY
  Imagine a curvy quilt made entirely from fabric squares and rectangles! Some say it’s like Cathedral Windows by machine … and while the m More...
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Hands on Workshop Thousand Pyramids Quilt (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K157, L173XY
  Seen recently in Modern Patchwork magazine and using only a stack of solid 5" charm squares (40+) and 3/4 yard of a light colored fabric, make the Tho More...
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Hands on Workshop Using Rulers and Templates with your Sit-Down Longarm** Mary Beth Krapil Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K158, L174XY
  The trickiest thing for free-motion stitchers to create is a straight line. Learn safe ways to use rulers and templates to stitch-in-the-ditch and mak More...
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Hands on Workshop Feathers Galore Eva Birch Friday
3/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K159, L175XY
  Learn the basic feather shape by drawing and committing the shape to memory before you start stitching. Discuss different styles of feathers and how t More...
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Dress Form Fitting Joe Vecchiarelli Friday
3/13/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  When making a garment, it is faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form, which you can see and evaluate clearly from all sides. Lear More...
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Paper Piecing: It’s the Best! Connie Spurlock Friday
3/13/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  It’s not hard, it’s not confusing, and don’t worry about the paper! Just a little information and a few key tips can alleviate all More...
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What Comes First for a Fabulous Fit! Lorraine Henry Friday
3/13/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  This is lots easier than the chicken or the egg riddle! Understanding the principles of adjusting patterns dictates the order of making the changes o More...
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/13/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  Get comfortable with your serger! Control serger tensions with a formula that works on any serger and see factors that affect stitch quality plus some More...
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Hands on Workshop Almost Steampunk Junk Kim Montagnese Friday
3/13/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L165, M181
  Create beautiful and unique wearables using pieces of your abandoned or broken jewelry, items found around home or discovered at DIY and thrift stores More...
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Hands on Workshop Create-A-Cat June Colburn Friday
3/13/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L170, M186
  Charming cat pillows please cat lovers of all ages! Create your own by piecing a variety of fabrics onto a pre-marked muslin foundation, appliqueing More...
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Hands on Workshop Magnificent Morticia Scarf Nancy Sapin Friday
3/13/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L172, M188
  Experience just how easy it is to create your own designer batik scarf. Using Sulky's 30 weight cotton Blendables® and built-in decorative stitche More...
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Essential Tips for Fitting Yourself Sarah Veblen Friday
3/13/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  Fitting yourself can be difficult, since any movements you make impact where the fabric falls on your body. But with a little know-how, it is possibl More...
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Guide to Modern Tailoring: Finishing for Fashion Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/13/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
 

Guide To Modern Tailoring Series:
Starting with the paper pattern and ending with the final lining stitches, explore and define essentia More...

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Treasures from the 30s Nancy Mahoney Friday
3/13/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  See quilts from the 1930s alongside Nancy’s own quilts made using 30s reproduction fabrics. Her favorite approach is to use traditional patte More...
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Sewing Luxury Fabrics: Silks and Velvets Linda Lee Friday
3/13/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  The focus of this class is to elevate your knowledge of sewing and finishing details, both basic and creative, when sewing with a range of fine silks More...
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Hands on Workshop Pants for YOU: Personal Fit and Styling Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/13/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N193X, P209
 

Create the only pant pattern you’ll need for years to come! Measurements and visual keys are the foundation for creating your own custom pan More...

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Hands on Workshop Off the Edge Cutwork Needlelace Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/13/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  Join us for this luxurious project, which features hand dyed silk noil for applique and beautiful floral embroidery designs stitched in silky rayon th More...
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Hands on Workshop Urban Runner (BYOF) Heather Kojan Friday
3/13/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
  Adding movement by their very existence, curves bring excitement and grace to your quilts.  Explore the versatile Quick Curve Ruler, which will h More...
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Hands on Workshop Elegant Embroidered Table Runner Dini Yan Friday
3/13/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N201X, P217
  Machine embroidery lessons multiply in this elegant, reversible table runner! Working with two different fabrics, stabilizers and machine feet, a vari More...
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Hands on Workshop Prairie Points Kitchen Set Barb Callahan Friday
3/13/15

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N204XX
  It’s a whimsical, retro apron, made by combining a tea towel with a fabric print from the 1902 World’s Fair in St. Louis. Barb’s ne More...
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Hands on Workshop Drafting Lining Patterns Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/13/15

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N194, P210
  Lined garments are more comfortable and last longer, yet so many of today’s patterns don’t contain any pieces for creating linings. Pract More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting the Four Bs: The Workshop Lorraine Henry Friday
3/13/15

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N197, P213
  Bellies, boobs, backs and butts! Experience altering for all four - singly and in combinations - without causing distortions to your pattern. Example: More...
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  Saturday, March 14, 2015
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Hands on Workshop Photo Bomb Kim Montagnese Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q229X, R245
  Save and display precious memories and personal sentiments in this elegant, expanding photo box. When closed, it looks innocent enough for display on More...
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Hands on Workshop In the Hoop (Times Two)! Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q230X
  Zippers and handles! Oh so sweet! Perfect for giving as gifts or enjoying them yourself. Make a large makeup bag with dimensional flowers and a name More...
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Hands on Workshop Designer Appliqued Trivet Nancy Sapin Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247
  This fully washable trivet is a wonderful “Nancy” creation constructed from cotton clothesline, cotton fabric, a special Sulky® stabil More...
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Hands on Workshop Inspiring Serger Confidence Kathy McMakin Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Intimidated? Fear not! The serger is your friend! It’s the perfect companion for your sewing machine, as it always makes you look like a profess More...
   
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Hands on Workshop In the Hoop: Crazy Quilting Notebook Holder Missy Billingsley Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  Learn to create a crazy quilt block the easy way… in the embroidery hoop! Using beautiful silk dupioni and cotton fabrics, create this cute an More...
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Hands on Workshop Cuddle with Disney’s® Mickey or Minnie* Barbara Jones Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q234X
  Make an 18” “softee” baby square using the cuddliest fabric around: More...
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Hands on Workshop Mitered Tamari Apron (BYOF) Linda Lee Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
  Miters are the cleanest and most professional way to finish corners. Transferring woodworking techniques to fabric, you will make the Tamari Apron fro More...
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Hands on Workshop Zig With a Bit of Zag (BYOF) Colleen Casey Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Work with a new pattern from Tula Pink to make a stunning quilt in the modern aesthetic. Field Study is a new take on the Chevron quilt, this time wit More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Free-motion "Cheating"** Diann Loper Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q238X, R254
  Use a stencil as your foundation for a beautiful free-motion wall quilt. Explore ways to expand, alter and subtract from stencil designs, then enhance More...
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Hands on Workshop Easy Background Fillers Nelly Vileikis Saturday
3/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q239X, R255
  The goal: choose and execute quilting motifs which enhance the piecing on a quilt. Sometimes background fillers are the answer, since they just give More...
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Searching for a Pant That’s Always On The Cutting Edge Louise Cutting Saturday
3/14/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  With 5 pant styles in her pattern line, Louise provides many options from which to choose. Discover how to make the various designs fit your own shap More...
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Bits and Pieces Barb Callahan Saturday
3/14/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  See just how many beautiful things you can create from bits and pieces. Nobody likes to throw scraps away – they’re too good! Discover pr More...
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Great Fitting Quilted Jackets Rae Cumbie Saturday
3/14/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Using the Tabula Rasa Jacket as her starting point, Rae shares how to gather great materials, plan your designs, work modularly and build your well-fi More...
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Embroidery Software 201: Editing a Design That’s Not Quite Right Soni Grint Saturday
3/14/15

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Q228, R244
  Discover how to work with existing designs and turn them into exactly what you want! Learn to visualize what you want to change, add color stops. Cap More...
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Hands on Workshop Log Cabin Improv Workshop (BYOF) Heather Kojan Saturday
3/14/15

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Q236, R252X
  Learn a variety of different techniques to create your own unique modern log cabin quilt blocks. The blocks are improvised, working with guidelines us More...
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The Skirt: Seams, Darts, Pleats and Zippers Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/14/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  The Skirt Series
You may not buy an $1800.00 skirt, but you can own and wear one! Learn everything you’ll need to create them in th
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Eliminate Pant "Fitting Fits" Lorraine Henry Saturday
3/14/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242
  Let’s talk “butts!” And legs! And the “C” word (ssshhhhhh – “crotches”)! All of which combine to rai More...
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The Beginner's Checklist Eva Birch Saturday
3/14/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R243X
  Sharing her simple step by step method for the beginning quilter, Eva methodically addresses the challenges most new quilters face. First and foremost More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroider, Color and Stitch Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/14/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R246X
  Hoop up some pretty fabric and embroider an outline design with a few areas of satin stitching for impact, then color in the details with Inktense mar More...
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Hands on Workshop Disney® Ducks in the Bath!* Barbara Jones Saturday
3/14/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R250X
  Learn how to make this fun Disney® inspired hooded towel, and let the fun continue once bath time ends. Learn which stabilizers work best on terry More...
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink 201 Joyce Teng Saturday
3/14/15

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S261X
  This hands-on, self-paced class will recap and build on techniques covered during the Fabric, Stencil and Ink 101 course. Review methods for transfor More...
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Dress Form Fitting Joe Vecchiarelli Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  When making a garment, it is faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form, which you can see and evaluate clearly from all sides. Lear More...
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Sweatshirt University Connie Spurlock Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  It’s a jam-packed course full of tips and ideas for designing one-of-a-kind jackets for adults and kids. Learn to re-use, recycle and rejoice w More...
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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly beco More...
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Fearless Jackets Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  A well-shaped jacket, using the proper interfacing or underlining, can improve the look of droopy shoulders and help large arms, bust or hips look mor More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery 101: Beginner's Workshop* Barbara Moore Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X
  For first-time machine embroiderers, this is the perfect place to start. Begin with machine set-up, learn how to hoop and then complete a trio of mach More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Slash ‘N Slide Reversible Pieced Pincushion* Darlene Guillory Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  Create a surprisingly complex look with this clever, simple to sew, "easier than traditional 9-patch" block. In the end you’ll have created an a More...
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Hands on Workshop Hole in the Wall Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  Created by Quilt in a Day, adapted for the serger by Baby Lock this modern looking runner will fit any room. Using fat quarters,1/4 inch piecing on th More...
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Hands on Workshop Little Bonnet: Beginning French Sewing by Machine Kathy McMakin Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  “Little French Bonnet” is loved the world over and is possibly our most well attended class at Martha Pullen. This sweet bonnet is the per More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Whimsy Borders and Edges… and a Pillowcase Kari Mecca Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  Make fun borders and sassy edgings using Whimsy Sticks and several styles of ribbon. Basic Whimsy trims are made in one and two colors, and in a varie More...
   
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Hands on Workshop A Case for the Emperor: Fun Foundation Piecing June Colburn Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X
  This small project packs a big punch--a regal penguin provides protection for your favorite sunglasses or readers! Learn the basics of paper piecing, More...
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Hands on Workshop Three Bags Say A Lot! Barb Callahan Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S268, T284
  Make three little bags, cute as can be! Create them with the easiest construction ever, including a fast and simple zipper insertion technique. You More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Whirly Gigs Table Runner (BYOF) Tammy Silvers Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  Capture the spring breeze with pinwheels set against a simple background. The variety of pinwheel sizes and the scrappy nature of the quilt gives you More...
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Hands on Workshop Quilted Feathers: The Beginning Nelly Vileikis Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S270, T286X
  If you are ready to move to the next level in free-motion quilting, this is your class! Learn to draw and stitch easy feathers and fit them into diffe More...
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Hands on Workshop Shapely Longarm Applique Eva Birch Saturday
3/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S271, T287X
  There’s more to applique than traditional needle turn! Discover just how far you can go as you turn scraps of fabric into the shapes of your ch More...
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What Does This Fabric Want to Be? Sarah Veblen Saturday
3/14/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  Selecting an appropriate style for a particular fabric is the first step to a successful garment. Explore basic garment silhouettes and which types More...
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Sewing Fashion Knits Linda Lee Saturday
3/14/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  Sewing today’s knits can be mysterious and feel a little daunting. Many are tissue weight and wispy, others are mesh and lace-like. Almost all More...
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Sew & Style: 5 Easy Pieces and Beyond Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
3/14/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  Learn how to sew and build clusters of outfits out of 5-8 individual pieces. Explore putting outfits together and creating a plan for yourself, inclu More...
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The Professional Touches Sandy Miller Saturday
3/14/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  Have you avoided those beautiful shirts showcased in fashion magazines and websites? Details like collar bands, sleeve plackets, and cuffs can seem pr More...
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Hands on Workshop Fabulous Felt Flower Necklace Tammie Campbell Saturday
3/14/15

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T277X
  Felt flowers like none you’ve ever seen! Learn to use a Sizzix™ die cutter for a fast start, then follow Tammie’s quick steps to cr More...
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The Skirt: Waistbands, Linings and Hems Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/14/15

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V289
  The Skirt Series
You may not buy an $1800.00 skirt, but you can own and wear one! Learn everything you’ll need to create them in th
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Understanding Measurement Relationships Lorraine Henry Saturday
3/14/15

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V290
  Now that you know what measurements are needed, learn how they relate to one another. How is the side seam related to full bodice length? How is the More...
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Fast Ways To Sew Better Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/14/15

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V291
  You'll love Kathy’s “it’s a process” attitude towards fashion sewing as she abandons outdated methods in favor of her own fool More...
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Crafting for Profit Connie Spurlock Saturday
3/14/15

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V292
  Selling your creations doesn't guarantee that you will make a profit, but you can make decisions that will greatly influence the bottom line. Learn wh More...
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