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Thursday
10:30
Essentials for your Studio
Marty Moon of Early Times Workshop
11:45 Make it Again: Mash Up Patterns That Fit for Fun New Looks
Rae Cumbie of Fit For Art Patterns
1:15 Towel Embossing with Masterworks III
Brad Martin of Ellicott City Sew-Vac
2:00 Strip, Stitch, Trim!
Jean Ann Wright of Jean Ann Quilts
3:00
Why Bernina?
Spanky Rykiel of Bear’s Paw Fabrics
5:15
Super Prize Drawing 

Friday
10:30
Why Bernina?
Spanky Rykiel of Bear’s Paw Fabrics
11:45 Style Makeover
Rae Cumbie of Fit For Art Patterns
12:30
Towel Embossing with Masterworks III
Brad Martin of Ellicott City Sew-Vac
1:15 Essentials for your Studio
Marty Moon of Early Times Workshop
2:00 Strip, Stitch, Trim!
Jean Ann Wright of Jean Ann Quilts
2:45
Make it Again: Mash Up Patterns That Fit for Fun New Looks
Rae Cumbie of Fit For Art Patterns 
5:15
 
Super Prize Drawing
 
Saturday
10:30
Strip, Stitch, Trim!
Jean Ann Wright of Jean Ann Quilts
11:45 Essentials for your Studio
Marty Moon of Early Times Workshop
12:30 Towel Embossing with Masterworks III
Brad Martin of Ellicott City Sew-Vac
1:15 The Modern Quilt Guild
Deb Kleiner of The Modern Quilt Guild
2:00 Style Makeover
Mary Ray of Mary Ray Designs
2:45 Make it Again: Mash Up Patterns That Fit for Fun New Looks
Rae Cumbie of Fit For Art Patterns
3:30 Why Bernina?
Spanky Rykiel of Bear’s Paw Fabrics 
4:45
 
Super Prize Drawing
  
Essentials for Your Studio
Marty Moon of Early Times Workshop
Customize your studio to fit your specific needs. Learn about favorite “must haves” and about new, re-purposed and recycled items that can complete your tool set. Enjoy a humorous approach to working within a budget to create an idea sewing space.

Make It Again: Mash Up Patterns That Fit for Fun New Looks
Rae Cumbie of Fit for Art Patterns
Tops, jackets and pants start with well-fitting Fit For Art Patterns, then incorporate new details using variations and mash-ups from other patterns. This trunk show will inspire you to make a wardrobe of comfortable, stylish and artful clothing based on just two patterns.

Strip, Stitch, Trim!
Jean Ann Wright of Jean Ann Quilts
Join the strip piecing revolution by using Creative Grids® trimming rulers. With Jean Ann’s no-math, no-measure methods, you’ll make your favorite log cabin, pineapple and hexagon strip pieced blocks easily, accurately and in half the time.

Style Makeover

Rae Cumbie of Fit For Art Patterns
Mary Ray of Mary Ray Designs

Come see a style transformation right before your very eyes. Attend our Style Makeover event during the Expo, and you could participate in an unforgettable opportunity to refresh your look! One of the lucky attendees will be chosen to work with one of our talented Expo designers to create a whole new, flattering look with style, color and panache. See the “before” and the fabulous “after” and learn how to create a new look for yourself this season. 

Do YOU want to be part of the Style Makeover? 
Do you want to update your look? Step out in style this season? Well you can! Our designer will work with you to find the most flattering styles, colors, fabrics and details to make a whole “new” you. If chosen, you will receive an Expo Shopping Spree certificate so you can start creating your new fashion trend right away. If you would like to become part of the Style Makeover, be sure to attend this unforgettable event at the Expo!

Super Prize Drawing
Win fabulous prize packages worth hundreds of dollars! You could win a sewing machine, plus patterns, books, videos, fabric, embroidery designs, notions, tools, and more from the exhibitors you'll meet at the Expo! Click here for more Super Prize Drawing information.

The Modern Quilt Guild
Deb Kleiner of Modern Quilt Guild
Learn about the Modern Quilt Guild and how you can share in the inspiration and experience of innovation in quilting.

Towel Embossing with Masterworks III
Brad Martin of Ellicott City Sew N Vac
Learn how to use Masterworks III to make personalized embossed towel designs to use with your embroidery machine. With this technique, you can easily make beautiful, monogrammed embossed linens for your home or to give a very impressive and much-appreciated gifts.


Why Bernina?

Spanky Rykiel of Bear’s Paw Fabrics
Travel back in time and learn the history of this well-known, innovative company. Noted for always being at the beginning, never at the end, Bernina offers premier sewing machines and software designed for creative minds and crafted with Swiss precision engineering. See what you can do with a Bernina!