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Thursday
10:30
 
15 Minute Serger Pants
Patsy Smith of The Sewing Room
11:45 Machine Embroidered 3D Carnation
Johan Viljoen of Embroidershoppe
12:30
Creating with Specialty Stabilizers and Designs
Angela Mullins, Floriani Educator
1:15 Banish Bad Bindings
Linda Winner of Martelli Enterprises
2:00 See What's New in Quilting from Husqvarna Viking Platinum™ 16
Dana Cherry for Thimbles
2:45
Sew to Look Slimmer
Kathy Ruddy of kathyruddy.com
3:30
Layout and Editing with Embroidery Software
Sharon Taylor of Brother

Friday
10:30
Using Software to Modify an Existing Design
Sharon Taylor of Brother
11:45 Cut Straight, Sew Straight
Linda Winner of Martelli Enterprises
12:30 Fitting Made Easy for the Faint Hearted
Lorraine Henry for Conselle
1:15 Machine Embroidered 3D Carnation
Johan Viljoen of Embroidershoppe
2:00 15 Minute Serger Pants
Patsy Smith of The Sewing Room
2:45 See What's New in Quilting from Husqvarna Viking Platinum™ 16
Dana Cherry for Thimbles
 
Saturday
10:30
Modern Quilting for the Perpetually Busy Quilter
Colleen Casey of Some Art Fabric
11:45 Fitting Made Easy for the Faint Hearted
Lorraine Henry for Conselle
12:30 Machine Embroidered 3D Carnation
Johan Viljoen of Embroidershoppe
1:15 See What's New in Quilting from Husqvarna Viking Platinum™ 16
Dana Cherry for Thimbles
2:00 Essentials for Your Studio
Marty Moon of Early Times Workshop
2:45
Fun with Fonts in Embroidery Software
Sharon Taylor of Brother
  

15 Minute Serger Pants
Patsy Smith of The Sewing Room
In just 10 easy steps, you can make darling ruffled children’s pants in just 15 minutes with the Enlighten Babylock serger with ExtraordinAir™ Threading.

Banish  Bad Bindings!
Linda Winner of Martelli Enterprises
Do you have a stack of quilts waiting to be bound? Do you dread the binding process? Are your bindings “just not good enough” or, downright embarrassing? See how fast and easy it can be to get perfect mitered corners and beautiful bindings by hand or by machine.

Creating with Specialty Stabilizers and Designs by Floriani
Angela Mullins, Floriani Educator
It’s so easy to create on-going borders, applique, special effects and more when you select the right stabilizer and embroidery design. See the latest new products and design collections. You’ll get lots of great new project ideas.

Cutting Straight, Sewing Straight!
Linda Winner of Martelli Enterprises
Cutting straight and sewing straight always makes your sewing better! For quilting, sewing, crafting, embroidering, see how the right tool choices and simple techniques brings more professional results.

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.

Fitting Made Easy for the Faint Hearted
Lorraine Henry for Conselle
Sew your own fashions with renewed confidence and success. Learn how to get that favorite pattern to fit your unique and ever-changing figure. Learn some new tricks that assure great fit and make your fashions a success every time.

Fun with Fonts in Embroidery Software
Sharon Taylor
Personalize anything and everything with embroidery software using built-in fonts. Then, create new designs with transforming text and fit text to path.

Layout and Editing with Embroidery Software
Sharon Taylor
See how to use versatile drawing tools and shape tools to create designs, then do even more as you merge, remove overlap, sew around holes and appliqué.

Machine Embroidered 3D Carnation
Johan Viljoen of Embroidershoppe
Wow! A fresh new twist in machine embroidery! Learn the secrets of successful 3D flower embroidery using the right stabilizers and techniques. These flowers are so real you may just want to add water!

Modern Quilts for the Perpetually Busy Quilter
Colleen Casey of Some Art Fabric
Do you love beautiful quilts but only have time to make the simple ones? Learn how to select the right fabric and pattern right off the bat to help you create dynamic and visually beautiful quilts without fussy points and tricky seams. Simply beautiful.

Using software to modify an existing design
Sharon Taylor
Learn easy techniques for editing and customizing embroidery designs. Take an existing design cut out segments and add elements to create your own unique twist.

Sew To Look Slimmer
Kathy Ruddy of kathyruddy.com
The right style and fit can take 10 or more pounds off of the way you look! Sewing can give you a high-end wardrobe that fits, is comfortable and camouflages your weak points! Watch Kathy Ruddy as she models and shows you clothes that make you look and feel good. Learn about techniques and tools to make your creative process fun and successful.