Atlanta - Gwinnett Center

3/6/2013 - 3/9/2013

Gwinnett Center
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097
800-224-6422


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  Wednesday, March 06, 2013
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Hands on Workshop A Bag of Many Colors MDB400 Barb Callahan Wednesday
3/6/13

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  What can you create in just a morning? A fun, artistic bag! Start with a selection of fat quarters, then construct, embellish and wear. Fashion you More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fitting and Style Clinic: The Perfect Skirt MDB100 Cynthia Guffey Wednesday
3/6/13

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  With a rack full of skirts to try on and wealth of fitting expertise, Cynthia offers you an opportunity to perfect not only the fit of a skirt, but al More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Shadow Trapunto MDB300 Regina Carter Wednesday
3/6/13

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  Join Regina as she shares one of her favorite techniques on the longarm: trapunto. It’s your chance to explore as you create your own trapunto More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Chicks with Hattitude MDB200 Connie Spurlock Wednesday
3/6/13

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  Join us for this fun fusible class -- these five chicks will bring a smile to your face! Learn all about applique, how to use the pressing sheet, the More...
   
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  Thursday, March 07, 2013
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Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Tumbling Leaves Pashmina Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/7/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 7X
  Pashminas are elegant and go everywhere, over anything. We’ll use specially digitized embroidery designs, Angelina and a beautiful shawl to crea More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/7/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  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 Chameleon Block Quilt (BYOF) Holice Turnbow Thursday
3/7/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
  What is exciting and interesting about “quick-change” artists is you never know what he/she will wear next. This quilt is somewhat like t More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Great Things Come in Small Projects Lisa Sipes Thursday
3/7/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27
  The fun in this workshop comes from creating beautiful embroideries using specialty threads which don’t fit through a needle. Explore the basic More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wholecloth Bed Scarf Marty Moon Thursday
3/7/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A13X
  Using a BIG STITCH, a recent trend in quilting by hand, quilt a design on a wholecloth bed scarf. Practice makes perfect, so start with a sample sand More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Good Feathers Gone Bad for Beginners Workshop Dusty Farrell Thursday
3/7/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A14X, B30
  Having a fit getting perfect feathers? Tired of the same old thing? Get your hands busy learning Dusty’s renegade way with the rules -- and how More...
   
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Paper Piece to Perfection Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/7/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  Having trouble with accurate piecing? Paper piecing is a way to get perfection because you aren't in it alone-you are stitching fabric to the already More...
   
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Cutting In...Cutting Out: The Latest One-Seam© Pants Louise Cutting Thursday
3/7/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  ‘One-Seam© Pants’© are in many designer collections. With no side seams, they are quick and easy to construct, and very comforta More...
   
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Cut Big, Sew Small Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/7/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  Learn a potpourri of small but important, time-tested ways to make your next project a huge success. Includes steps for everything from start to fin More...
   
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Alterations for RTW: Waists to Hips Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/7/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  Altering your purchased garments gives you better fitting clothes and better use of your dollar. Gaping back waists, snug or swimming at the hips, ba More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Putting on the Glitz: Hand Beading in Surface Design June Colburn Thursday
3/7/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 5, B21
  From bridal gowns to beautiful scarves, tutus to t-shirts, contemporary quilts to home décor, shimmery beads provide the ultimate finishing touch More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Paintstiks® Inspirations Laura Murray Thursday
3/7/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6, B22
 
Learn a variety of techniques using Shiva® Artist’s Paintstiks® for layers of color, design, and texture on plain-colored fabrics. More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bag in a Flash: Serger Basics Barb Callahan Thursday
3/7/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8, B24
  Get acquainted or reacquainted with the serger as you create this fun and trendy bag. Experience basic and new serging techniques, including gatherin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fitting the Loose Jacket Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/7/13

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A12, B28
  Using three of her newest jacket patterns, Cynthia demonstrates just how simple it is to fit size 6 to 28 for a flattering ‘go with everything&# More...
   
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Successful Garments from Quilt Shop Fabrics Mary Ray Thursday
3/7/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  Some of the most beautiful prints and patterned fabrics today can be found in quilt shops, but they’re not always considered ideal for garments. More...
   
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Fabric Painting: Cover the Territory Helene Weber Thursday
3/7/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  Enjoy the process of adding color and texture to your fabric project without the labor or limitations of fabric on fabric processes. Explore many dif More...
   
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Beyond Plop and Drop – I Can Do THAT With Software? Tamara Evans Thursday
3/7/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  Perfect placement, design correction, creating texture, amazing applique, magnificent monograms, quilting and… the list goes on. Explore both More...
   
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Tanks Again Linda Lee Thursday
3/7/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
  Tank tops are the must-have wardrobe staple. Learn to use one pattern and change it so many times you won’t recognize it. Take a basic tank pat More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidered Bowls Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/7/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B23X
  Create beautiful three dimensional bowls with your embroidery machine. Start with your base, add yarns, fibers and other secret ingredients, some pre More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Colorburst Squares (BYOM) Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/7/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C38X, D54
  Another great Magic Stax© quilt from Debby! Stack the squares, slice off parts, shuffle them up and then sew them back together, much like a Log More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Cutwork Kitchen Barbara Moore Thursday
3/7/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C39X, D55
  Create a beautiful apron for the queen of your kitchen and the envy of your guests. The bib of your apron features classic cutwork created on your emb More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Coco’s Classic Quilted Bag Cathy Gandy and Joyce Keske Thursday
3/7/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C40X, D56
  With a little inspiration from a world class designer, Cathy and her team have created the perfect accessory to any woman’s wardrobe: a quilted More...
   
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Hands on Workshop All About Zippers Darlene Guillory Thursday
3/7/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C41X, D57
  Discover your hidden zipper muse in this ‘cover it all’ insertion workshop. Learn the language and methods for several kinds of zippers i More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilter's Design Lab: Solid Color Quilt Holice Turnbow Thursday
3/7/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C42X, D58
  Beginning and experienced quilters alike will find a new freedom of design in these two quilts (see also Quilter's Design Lab: Batik Quilt), More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sheer Bliss Sunflower Diane Gloystein Thursday
3/7/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C43X, D59
  This textural adventure is designed for those ready to step out of the box and embellish to their heart’s content! Loaded with fun machine tech More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Zentangle®-ing Kim Montagnese Thursday
3/7/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C44X, D60
  Kim Montagnese, CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher)
“Anything is possible – one stroke at a time.” Explore this directed, medi
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Hands on Workshop Landscape Dreams Helene Weber Thursday
3/7/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C45X, D61
  What a reason to raid a stash! Working wtih fabric confetti, ‘paint’ your surface with color. Learn about creating depth of field with c More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Back to the Basics of Backfills Lisa Sipes Thursday
3/7/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C46X, D62
  Ready to take the leap into free motion quilting? Are you a beginner who wants to add a little more "pop" to your quilting motifs? One of the easiest More...
   
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Seven Core Sewing Skills Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/7/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  Core sewing skills are used regardless of what type of project or fabric or machine we're working on. Making them second-nature will improve the outco More...
   
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Crazy Quilt Pieces for Remarkable Garments and Bags Barb Callahan Thursday
3/7/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
  Discover Barb’s no-fail technique for designing crazy quilt pieces, and explore just how to add them to garments and bags for maximum impact. W More...
   
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Copy Cat Sewing Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/7/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  Learn the rules for copying your favorite clothes or their best details. See how Kathy uses wax paper as she copies selected garments, and shows how t More...
   
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Downtown Bags Linda Lee Thursday
3/7/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
  The real bags, the ones you carry every day to shop, to tote, to toss around. Not the fussy ones that you carry uptown to dinner. Learn how to make un More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wool Applique: Mini-Penny Colleen Casey Thursday
3/7/13

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
C37, D53
  Learn everything you need to learn about wool applique as you stitch this beautiful miniature penny rug. Your kit comes completely pre-cut, so you ca More...
   
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Pretty on the Inside Mary Ray Thursday
3/7/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  We strive to make garments that fit well and are perfectly styled so they’re pretty on the outside. But, what about the inside? The structure a More...
   
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One Pattern…HOW Many Garments? Sandy Miller Thursday
3/7/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  It seems so obvious, so efficient. Yet most of us use a pattern a second time to make another garment just like the first one. Sandy decided to expe More...
   
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Fearless Figure Evaluation Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/7/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  Discover the keys to recognizing your own figure variations and figure shape. See a real body, real figure evaluation demonstration, with fits, smart More...
   
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Get to the Finish Line: Binding Made Easy Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/7/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  You have those finished tops lying around - but then you quit?! You are almost done - add batting and backing a BIND those things! Success is just ar More...
   
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The Creative Business Model Barb Callahan Thursday
3/7/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  You’ve got a good business started, but how do you keep it healthy? For thirty years, Barb has continued to perfect and change her business, pr More...
   
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Pant Lessons Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/7/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  When accurate measurements are applied to the pattern and good fit is not yet achieved, what’s the problem? Our unique contours, which a standa More...
   
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The “Heart” of Applique Susan Clark Thursday
3/7/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  Explore six different and exciting machine embroidered appliques using ribbons, decoupage, and needle-turn, reverse, shadow and dimensional techniques More...
   
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Building a Core Wardrobe Linda Lee Thursday
3/7/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  This showcase of handmade garments will challenge you to rethink how you dress and what you want to sew. Linda will interpret how to read the trends o More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Shimmering Landscapes Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/7/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E69
  Create this amazing little landscape without the use of a machine. We’ll use silk gauze as our base, lay in mohair fibers, Angelina for a little More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Color Cups Stacy Michell Thursday
3/7/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F81X, G 97
  Create your own colorful fabric for piecing and applique. Starting with 100% cotton fabric and adding Procion Dyes, a colorfast rainbow will appear. More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Poppies and Hummingbirds Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/7/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103
  Create this remarkable quilted tote bag using a collection of Cindy’s easy techniques. The best: all the patchwork and appliqués are cre More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Trish’s Magical Vest Barb Callahan Thursday
3/7/13

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
F90XX
  Create a very light weight vest in two hours max. With just enough coverage to hide whatever needs hiding, this quick and easy-to-wear vest adds a fl More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hipster Chick Hope Yoder Thursday
3/7/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F91X, G107
  Travel in style with this hip purse, perfect for keeping all your essentials close at hand. A zippered closure keeps everything safe and secure while More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Get Stitching: Longarm Basics (and a Feather) Regina Carter Thursday
3/7/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F94X, G110
  Learn 6 different techniques and of course, one special feather that can be used in everyday quilting. The techniques combine well to create a wall q More...
   
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  Friday, March 08, 2013
  Class
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Class
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Hands on Workshop StarBuilder™ Sensations Laura Murray Friday
3/8/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H117X
  Create sensational no-sew designs with Paintstiks®, StarBuilder™ stamps and fusible web.  Learn a breakthrough method which puts amazin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Modern Quilt Blocks (BYOM) Debby Kratovil Friday
3/8/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134
  Here’s your chance to explore the “clean lines and open spaces” approach that’s taking the quilt world by storm. Walk through More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidered Slippers Extraordinaire Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/8/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H119X
  You just won’t believe you can embroider on these slippers! Using specially created designs to make a pair for you or a special child, learn a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Glitz Blitz Clutch Darlene Guillory Friday
3/8/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  This will be perhaps the most fun (and full of techniques) embellishing class you've ever taken. Choose from your favorite colors to create your own More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The 1600 Quilt Colleen Casey Friday
3/8/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  VRR VRRRM ….off to the races....with the Rockin' Rollin' Stripe Quilt! Using 40 strips of tone on tone fabric, create a quick and powerful(ly) More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Black & White & Quilted All Over Lisa Sipes Friday
3/8/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
  Learn a cluster of techniques including proper positioning for embroidery, simple trapunto, the "tack and trim" technique of embroidered applique and More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Painting with Crayons Helene Weber Friday
3/8/13

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
H124X, J135X
  Learn again as an adult how great a new box of Crayons can make you feel – full of hope and promise and hours of creativity. This time use them More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The E-Shrug Linda Lee Friday
3/8/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J136
  Get your hands on the fabric as you make the hottest clothing item in fashion today -- the shrug -- in a novelty knit fabric on the serger. You&rsquo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilting Negative Space Pat Barry Friday
3/8/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H126X, J142
  Explore examples of great ways your quilting can enhance the simple piecing found in modern quilts. This new aesthetic provides an opportunity to show More...
   
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How to Sew Your Best Jacket: Interior Structure Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/8/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  Jackets are meant to wear longer and hold their shape better than blouses. The difference is the interior structure, including kinds of stabilizers, More...
   
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Who’s the Boss? You or the Fabric? Mary Ray Friday
3/8/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  Every fabric has its unique properties – some we love and some….not so much. Understanding a fabric’s characteristics is essential More...
   
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The Art of Supple Embroidery Dini Yan Friday
3/8/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  From her extensive background in art and design, Dini shows you how to create, select, place and embroider luxurious yet soft, supply embroidery desig More...
   
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Industry Insider Techniques: Fitting Louise Cutting Friday
3/8/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
  Look around you – how many women are the same size as you are – and how many of those are the same shape? Discover ways to choose and mak More...
   
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How to Sew Your Best Jacket: Lining Essentials Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/8/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129
  Lining your jacket helps it live a long and beautiful life, but is also the reward you build into it for the wearer – you! Learn all the little More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Friday
3/8/13

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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Sewing Machine ABCs and 1-2-3s Lynn Lunoe Friday
3/8/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J131X
  Nearly every machine sold in the last half-century provides us with a number of essential stitches, accessory feet and functions. Get the basics unde More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pattern Alterations: Seams & Hinges Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/8/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J132X
  Does the idea of eliminating frustration and flat pattern distortion intrigue you? See and learn how moving your pattern alterations to the seamline More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Painted Quilt Blocks Laura Murray Friday
3/8/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J133X
  Using Paintstiks®, stamps and fusible web, explore Laura’s “Stackers” technique as you create the intricately detailed appearanc More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hand Embellishments From A to Z Barb Callahan Friday
3/8/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J140X
  We all enjoy the easy but beautiful little touches that give projects the WOW factor. Explore basic hand embroidery stitches, decorative seam and fin More...
   
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Crafting Profits Connie Spurlock Friday
3/8/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J141
  Having cash flow is not necessarily having a profit! Learn what it takes to cut the "loss" out of your profit; how to buy wholesale; how to manage you More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ruffled Scarf in a Flash Stephanie Farrell Friday
3/8/13

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K149X
  Scarves are the perfect accessory to any outfit. Knit or crochet a ruffled scarf to jazz up your ensemble! The unique novelty yarn used allows for j More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilter's Design Lab: Batik Quilt (BYOM) Holice Turnbow Friday
3/8/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K150X, L166
  Beginning and experienced quilters alike will find a new freedom of design in these two quilts (see also Quilter's Design Lab: Solid Color Qu More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Let’s Make Up: Laminated Beauty Bag Gina Hodges Friday
3/8/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K151X, L167
  Explore the use of novelty fabrics and specialty feet to create a chic, go-everywhere beauty bag. Learn how easy it is to sew with laminated fabrics More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Poppy Quilt Helene Weber Friday
3/8/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K153X, L169
  There’s lots to learn as you create this artistic beauty! Start by creating the pieced and sewn wavy background without using pins or snipping More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Arrowheads Quilt (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
3/8/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K154X, L170
  Are you looking for a new and interesting twist on a traditional block? This only LOOKS hard! Begin by creating an 8” square from three large t More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bead Soup to Nuts Bracelet Tammie Campbell Friday
3/8/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K156X, L172
  You won’t believe how easy (and fun) this goes-with-almost-everything-and-everyone-wants-one bracelet is to make! Even if you’ve never ma More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Going Home Quilt Stacy Michell Friday
3/8/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K157X, L173
  My house or yours? Perfect for a little girl’s bedroom or a welcoming entryway hanging, this quilt is full of interesting shapes and fabrics. More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Template Freestyle Pat Barry Friday
3/8/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K158X, L174
  Discover how to use quilting machine templates for custom free motion quilting. Begin using the rulers (straight edges) for outlining and stitch&ndash More...
   
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Working with Weightless Fabrics Mary Ray Friday
3/8/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  Very lightweight fabrics like chiffon, voile, organza, batiste, gauze, and handkerchief linen feel wonderful and can drape like a dream, but sewing th More...
   
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Crinkle, Sparkle and Shine Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/8/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
  Mylar® for embroidery? What about the new angelina film? Can you wash and dry this stuff, how do you use it, which designs work best, what can More...
   
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/8/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  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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Easy Techniques for Fleece and Wool Barb Callahan Friday
3/8/13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
  Pick up a treasure trove of contemporary techniques to use with fleece and wool. Includes simple seams (no serger needed), decorative seams, buttonho More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Serger Classmate Tote Cathy Gandy and Joyce Keske Friday
3/8/13

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K152, L168, M184
  Make this perfect carryall for all those necessary class supplies or as a project portfolio in this technique-packed workshop. Learn what a serger can More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Perfectly Pretty Caddy Hope Yoder Friday
3/8/13

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K155, L171, M187
  Add delicate machine embroidery and fashion a romantic and handy caddy for all those essentials you need close at hand – in so many places! Emb More...
   
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Fashion Sewing Fundamentals: Blouse & Shirt Construction Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/8/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  The basic or not-so-basic shirt’s success rests on correct execution of key construction elements, with the biggest challenge at the seam inters More...
   
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Make Your Patterns Fit Again Louise Cutting Friday
3/8/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  Receive a measuring chart to end all measuring charts for starters. Then learn where to measure yourself and where that transfers onto the tissue pat More...
   
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Fitting the Frame Linda Lee Friday
3/8/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  Most fitting solutions start at the shoulders, and what happens there can influence the fit of an entire garment. See what tools to gather and learn t More...
   
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The “Heart” of Applique Susan Clark Friday
3/8/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  Explore six different and exciting machine embroidered appliques using ribbons, decoupage, and needle-turn, reverse, shadow and dimensional techniques More...
   
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Free-Motion Play Time Nancy Sapin Friday
3/8/13

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165
  Learn about basic free-motion machine stitching from the very beginning. See Nancy's trunk show of exciting samples and new ideas, and learn fun ways More...
   
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Demystifying Machine Embroidery: Why, What, Where and When Diane Gloystein Friday
3/8/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  Learn the basic concepts needed to make decisions which result in stunning embroideries every time. Explore the mechanics of hooping, stabilizers and More...
   
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Are You Ready for Some Sweatshirts? Connie Spurlock Friday
3/8/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  Re-use, recycle and rejoice with this fun fabric! Get more ideas than you can imagine using sweatshirts to make jackets, vests, Christmas stockings, More...
   
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Four Steps to Perfect Pants Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/8/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  Pattern, fit, fabric and technique. Kathy has the answers and YEARS of hands-on experience developing the system for creating perfect pants. Using se More...
   
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Wardrobe Strategy: Ensemble Solutions Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/8/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  Take your wardrobe beyond where it is today. Learn the basics of design to find your fabulous figure flattering best. Trigger you imagination, elimi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hand Dyed Scarf in an Hour Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/8/13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M181
  Since so many have asked how Cindy dyes her scarves…..here’s your chance! Use procion dyes to create a thing of beauty as you pick up al More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Silk Screening for Your Home June Colburn Friday
3/8/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N193X, P209
  Become your own designer/decorator! Explore some of the basic principles professional fabric designers follow to create drapery and upholstery fabric More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Color Me Confident Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/8/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N196X, P212
  Do you know what colors really make you look great? Learn the dimensions of color and their effect on clothing design, fabric choice, and wardrobe pl More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Anatomy of a Collar Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/8/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N197X, P213
  A collar frames your head and draws attention up and away from the results of eating “too many cookies”. And it’s easy to add or ch More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidered Spiral Purse Dini Yan Friday
3/8/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
  Fashion accessories take a new twist with this fascinating zippered spiral purse. You’ll learn how to place designs attractively and how to hoo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hoop Weaving Barb Callahan Friday
3/8/13

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N204X, P220
  Just when you think you’ve seen it all…. Barb comes up with weaving on a hoop! Learn how as you create a round piece of weaving in class More...
   
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  Saturday, March 09, 2013
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Hands on Workshop Gifts in Minutes: Pretty, Practical Projects Hope Yoder Saturday
3/9/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q231X
  Create a pieced travel tissue cover using fashionable fabrics and some simple piecing techniques. Hate to do machine binding? No problem, get the look More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric Frenzy Serger Quilt Cathy Gandy and Joyce Keske Saturday
3/9/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Create 10” blocks using a selection of 5” square prints that dance together. It’s fast (we know speed is important sometimes) and lo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sew Crazy: Zippered Pouch Darlene Guillory Saturday
3/9/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
 

If you’re happier with organized piecing, but want a Crazy Patch look, try this!  Us More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Beginner Piecing: Disappearing 9-Patch Holice Turnbow Saturday
3/9/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  New quilters often start with the 9-Patch quilt block, likely the most popular in the quilt block inventory. … then imaginative quilters begi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hexie Freestyle Tote Lisa Sipes Saturday
3/9/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
  This is a fast and fun way to master piecing hexies. An interesting and versatile shape, hexagons form the basis of so many quilts we love and are be More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tiny Spring Sampler Marty Moon Saturday
3/9/13

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q236X
  Fall in love with smaller projects, especially those which are portable. Learn or hone your foundation piecing skills with this nearly miniature Spri More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Paintstiks® for Your Art Quilts Helene Weber Saturday
3/9/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Learn to use one of the most versatile tools in the artist’s box when you see just how easy it is to create using Shiva Paintstiks. Explore col More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pantograph Quilting Pat Barry Saturday
3/9/13

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q238X, R254
  Learn to follow a pantograph pattern and stitch an Edge–To–Edge (E2E) design across the quilt. Explore how to load the pattern, align the More...
   
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Transitional Fitting: Shoulders to Bust to Tummy Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/9/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  For most of us ‘normal’ is a figure which is one size in the bust, another in the shoulders and another in the hips and tummy. Learn how More...
   
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Industry Insider Techniques: Sewing Louise Cutting Saturday
3/9/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  Learn the professional way to construct a garment’s details, section by section. They’ll tell the story when it comes to sewing fashion, a More...
   
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Alterations: Zipper 911 Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
3/9/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Another broken zipper?! Don’t toss out those pants or give up on that jacket. Instead, learn about the tools you’ll need and get step-by- More...
   
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Downtown Bags Linda Lee Saturday
3/9/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  The real bags, the ones you carry every day to shop, to tote, to toss around. Not the fussy ones that you carry uptown to dinner. Learn how to make un More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hand Dyed Scarf in an Hour Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/9/13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229
  Since so many have asked how Cindy dyes her scarves…..here’s your chance! Use procion dyes to create a thing of beauty as you pick up al More...
   
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Skirt Tactics Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/9/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  A skirt can be one of your best avenues to balanced body proportions. It’s also one of the most comfortable garments and easy to sew garments y More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Saturday
3/9/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242
  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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Design for Fit Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/9/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  Learn skills to speed up your sewing process by designing style changes to solve fitting issues, including the addition of swinging hemlines, yokes, p More...
   
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Successful Garments from Quilt Shop Fabrics Mary Ray Saturday
3/9/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  Some of the most beautiful prints and patterned fabrics today can be found in quilt shops, but they’re not always considered ideal for garments. More...
   
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Don't Forget to Copyright Connie Spurlock Saturday
3/9/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R245
  Got some ideas and would like to get them to the market? Your decisions will determine your success. Pattern development and printing is one element, More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tie Flowers with a Twist and a Twirl Barb Callahan Saturday
3/9/13

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R246
  Learn a fast and fabulous way to upcycle men’s silk ties -- with a twist and a twirl. Voila! A beautiful flower and leaf appears. Complete yo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hot Oven – Cool Mitts Barbara Moore Saturday
3/9/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R247X
  You’ll fall in love with embroidery (or fall in love all over again) when you make these insulated oven mitts. Quilted on the back with a whims More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Origami Flower Pin Stephanie Farrell Saturday
3/9/13

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R252X
  Learn how to fold fabric to create a decorative floral embellishment. With just a few hand stitches, you’ll secure the floral form for a brooch More...
   
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Business Know Power: Alterations & Sewing Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
3/9/13

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S259X
  Thinking of starting your own alteration business or another type of sewing business? Discover what moves you out of the hobby category and into a RE More...
   
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Button Alternatives Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  Art buttons, feature buttons, buttons much too large for an attractive stitched buttonhole…. Learn alternatives for using these fabulous buttons More...
   
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Working with Weightless Fabrics Mary Ray Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  Very lightweight fabrics like chiffon, voile, organza, batiste, gauze, and handkerchief linen feel wonderful and can drape like a dream, but sewing th More...
   
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Sewing With Silks Linda Lee Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  Start thinking of silk as an all-purpose fabric, properly defying the outdated idea that it is delicate, hard to work with and way too expensive. Dis More...
   
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No-Fizz Fusibles Connie Spurlock Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S261
  Fusible applique does not need to fizzle out! Learn to choose the right fusible, how to easily trace your pattern pieces without mess and what it take More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Radical Rulers for Beginners: A Drawing Class for Quilters Dusty Farrell Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X
  Master the art of using rulers and templates for quilting with your longarm, midarm, home machine or for hand quilting. Dusty will work his one of a k More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Build-a-Box for Trinkets & Treasures Nancy Sapin Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  Wrapped fabric clothesline has gone dimensional with Nancy's newest design! Showcase your beautiful fabric as you create this great box – perfec More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Serging 101: The Wear It Everywhere Vest Cathy Gandy and Joyce Keske Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  Get acquainted with the serger as you learn basic seaming for straight and curved seams, easing a neck edge and a no-pin match point system which work More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Seams Make the Difference Barb Callahan Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S265, T281
  Discover new alternatives to finishing your seams as you create a workbook of seams and finishes including Hong Kong, flat felled, French and Barb's o More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Basic Machine Quilting Holice Turnbow Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  Practice improves skill and confidence; starting with the right foot, supplies and tools useful to good machine quilting helps too. These first step More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Good Luck Quilt Block (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X
  The secret to this block is NOT templates but a magical way with your rotary cutter! Traditionally sewn with odd-shaped templates, this creative techn More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Zentangle®-ing Kim Montagnese Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X
  Kim Montagnese, CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher)
“Anything is possible – one stroke at a time.” Explore this directed, medi
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Hands on Workshop The Biology of Color June Colburn Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  We use color in all aspects of our daily lives: in wardrobe and home décor decisions as well as when selecting fabric for our quilts. Color i More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Modern Motifs Lisa Sipes Saturday
3/9/13

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S270, T286X
  Some of today’s most dynamic pieced quilts offer the challenge of irregularly shaped pieces and wonkiness galore. Explore and practice simple m More...
   
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Copy Cat Sewing Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/9/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  Learn the rules for copying your favorite clothes or their best details. See how Kathy uses wax paper as she copies selected garments, and shows how t More...
   
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Scrap Stash Busters Sandy Miller Saturday
3/9/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  We all have leftover bits of fabric once we’ve cut out our garments – too much to toss, but not enough to make another garment. Don&rsquo More...
   
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Tools of the Trade Pat Barry Saturday
3/9/13

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T275X
  A ‘must’ for people who are just beginning their platform quilting machine adventures, Pat’s lecture begins with a tour of her studi More...
   
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Beyond Plop and Drop – I Can Do THAT With Software? Tamara Evans Saturday
3/9/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  Perfect placement, design correction, creating texture, amazing applique, magnificent monograms, quilting and… the list goes on. Explore both More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Shimmering Landscapes Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/9/13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T277
  Create this amazing little landscape without the use of a machine. We’ll use silk gauze as our base, lay in mohair fibers, Angelina for a little More...
   
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