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  Thursday, April 03, 2014
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Who’s Managing the Orphanage? Marty Moon Thursday
4/3/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5X
  Are you in charge, or are your orphan blocks and parts in charge of your sewing space? Explore the options for using orphan blocks or orphan parts t More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Frieda’s Fun Fast Free Motion Machine Quilting Frieda Anderson Thursday
4/3/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6X, B22
  Even a beginner quilter will easily walk through the process of making her own quilted designs without marking or using templates. With the sewing mac More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Seams Logical: Pick the Right Seam Workshop Rae Cumbie Thursday
4/3/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
  Different fabrics and styles lend themselves to different seam finishes, and choosing the correct one ensure garments that wear comfortably and neatly More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Serger-y 101 Workshop Gail Yellen Thursday
4/3/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
  Whether you’re a novice or an experienced serger owner, this comprehensive hands-on workshop is great for learning and perfecting all of your se More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Amish Buggywheel (BYOF) Jean Nolte Thursday
4/3/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  Discover all the little things that bring success and confidence as you create this fun but challenging block with Jean Nolte, Love of Quilting Editor More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Simple Seminole Zippered Pouch* Soni Grint Thursday
4/3/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
  Create this detailed and simple-to-make pouch as you learn just how much fun Seminole piecing can be. Insert sashings to surround your focal point Sem More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wonderful World of Paintstiks® Laura Murray Thursday
4/3/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A11X
  Using Shiva Artist Paintsticks, learn to create subtle batik effects on plain fabrics or produce dramatic prints instead. The techniques are fun to le More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wired Woman Cindy Losekamp Thursday
4/3/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A12X
  No, this isn’t a class about caffeine….although when you see her, you might think so. Create this whimsical pin using beautiful beads, More...
   
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Embroidery Business Beginnings Carla Reale Thursday
4/3/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A13X
  This is your go-to class for all things within the embroidery business arena! Discuss all need-to-know subjects: pricing, wholesale suppliers, machine More...
   
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Fine Tune Your Sewing Skills Linda Lee Thursday
4/3/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  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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Simply Great Casual Jackets Barb Callahan Thursday
4/3/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  Sew your jackets faster and easier while maintaining the good looks you want. Barb's newest, tested and successful techniques can create a truly work More...
   
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Sewing with the Stars: Clean Sweep Debra Justice Thursday
4/3/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  Want to sew efficiently and be more organized? See a variety of sewing rooms large and small to get ideas on what works for the layout: machines, cu More...
   
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Princess Seams and Other Busty Issues Lorraine Henry Thursday
4/3/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  Princess seams are among the most flattering lines for all figures. They are also the easiest to alter for the bust area. Learn how the seam method of More...
   
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Sweatshirt University Connie Spurlock Thursday
4/3/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  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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Quilt Smarts: Cutting, Pinning and More Nelly Vileikis Thursday
4/3/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B18X
  Learn tried and true methods to start your quiltmaking out on the right foot. See how to cut and cross-cut strips, cut with triangles, curves and cros More...
   
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Style School: Texture, Fabric and You Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
4/3/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  I love that fabric….. but will it fit in with my other clothes? Understand the messages your fabric choices are sending as you see how the text More...
   
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The Sheath Dress Kathy Ruddy Thursday
4/3/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
  This wardrobe staple is “hot”. Let Kathy show you how to fit it over your various curves and construct it in a flash, fully lined, with or More...
   
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Easy-as-Pie Embroidery Diane Gloystein Thursday
4/3/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B21
  Make machine embroidery easy and doable! Learn the “how, what, when and why” of choosing the perfect stabilizers. Discover the inside sec More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Origami Flower Pin Stephanie Farrell Thursday
4/3/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B27X
  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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Hands on Workshop Tints and Textiles: New Effects in Surface Design Cindy Losekamp Thursday
4/3/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B28X
  Get your hands on Lutradur and T.A.P. (Transfer Artist Paper), two of the hottest new products created for surface design and art quilts. Combine a v More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric Beads Necklace Tammie Campbell Thursday
4/3/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B29X
  This smart, easy and infinitely creative bead-making technique is a great way to use up the scraps and snips on your cutting room floor. Embellished More...
   
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To Line or Not to Line? Sarah Veblen Thursday
4/3/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C33X
  Lining a garment can increase its comfort and longevity, but not all garments need to be lined. Learn how to decide whether or not to line a garment, More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hoot Owl Wool Applique Colleen Casey Thursday
4/3/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C44X
  Create a wonderful one-of-a-kind wool applique owl in class, ready to be finished as a trivet or appliqued to a larger piece of wool to become a pillo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Intro to Zentangle®-ing Kim Montagnese Thursday
4/3/14

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
C45X, D61XY
  Kim Montagnese, CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher)
For those with little or no ‘tangling’ experience, this workshop introduces langu
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The Bias That Binds Pattie Otto Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
  An easy alternative to the traditional turned and topstitched finish, the bias binding is quick and easy to do and adds color and texture to almost an More...
   
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Machine Smarts: Sewing With Knits Debra Justice Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  Discover trouble-free techniques that make sewing with knits easy, whether starting from scratch or hemming/altering ready to wear. Learn about choos More...
   
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Sloper Savvy Lorraine Henry Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
  What is a sloper and how do I use it? Discover the advantages of having a sloper to help you in making your personal pattern alterations. Learn how t More...
   
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Accessories From the Attic Barb Callahan Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C37
  Whether your treasures are in the attic or have already made it into your sewing stash, see how they can be used to bring your projects to life. Gath More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tessa (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY
  Caught somewhere between the traditional pinwheel and a tessellating motif, these dynamic windmill blocks come together as if by magic! Fun and easy More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Road To Modern (BYOF) Heather Scrimsher Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
  Modern Quilting is all the rage and super fun. While the rules are different than traditional quilting, it’s completely approachable. This clas More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Fashion Savvy Serger Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  Working with half-scale pieces, learn to make quick tees, pants and tanks on your serger using easy construction techniques. Add some of the newest em More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Easy Churn Dash Block + Tips For Beginners (BYOF) Mary Fons Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  Learn how to use the Fons & Porter Half & Quarter Ruler to make an easy Churn Dash block with Mary Fons, editor/host of Quilty and co-host of More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bento Box Exchange (BYOF) Ebony Love Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
  Enjoy a ‘block party’ in this fun and relaxing workshop. Make several fun Bento blocks during class, slice them up, and exchange them with More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Iris Frieda Anderson Thursday
4/3/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY
  Inspired by the glory of Frieda’s garden, this art quilt is the perfect setting for the use of detailed cutting, fusing and dynamic color combin More...
   
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Strategies for High Impact Mixed Fabric Jackets Rae Cumbie Thursday
4/3/14

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D49XY
  Love the look of mixed fabric tops but unsure where to begin? Walk through the decisions that lead to successful art garments with Rae’s trunk s More...
   
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You Can Do That on a Serger? Gail Yellen Thursday
4/3/14

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D50XY
  Refined finishes, quick, artful embellishments …. learn to use your serger for construction and cosmetic improvements for all kinds of projects More...
   
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DIY Pants Fitting Linda Lee Thursday
4/3/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  Not many of us enjoy the benefit of having an expert pants fitter at our fingertips, so we are left to our own devices when it comes to altering our p More...
   
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Sew to Look Slim: Short Jacket/Long Top Kathy Ruddy Thursday
4/3/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  A well-shaped jacket, constructed with proper interfacing or underlining, can perk up droopy shoulders and minimize disproportionately large arms, bus More...
   
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You Can Piece It Right Connie Spurlock Thursday
4/3/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D53
  When connecting all those tiny pieces or making perfect points is critical, paper piecing is your answer. It’s a fun way to solve some of the pi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink 101 Joyce Teng Thursday
4/3/14

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D60XY
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a diverse ran More...
   
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Hems: The Ups and Downs Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
4/3/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  Back to basics! Everything is hemmed, so learn the art of making them look good!  Discuss straight hems, curved hems, cuffed hems, asymmetrical More...
   
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Essential Tips for Fitting Yourself Sarah Veblen Thursday
4/3/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  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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Out of the Ordinary Embroidery Cindy Losekamp Thursday
4/3/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E69
  When your fabric is not ‘average’, how do you create wonderful embroideries? See an amazing collection of items Cindy has turned into per More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Elegant Magic Box Dini Yan Thursday
4/3/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F86X, G100
  Learn to create and stitch out embroidery designs that magically transform a flat surface into a charming container! Peek behind the curtain as Dini r More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Impromptu Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Thursday
4/3/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103
  Mix modern and traditional without the fuss, and wow everyone with this looks-harder-than-it-really-is quilt. A fun variation of the Disappearing Nin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop A New Way To Strip (BYOF) Heather Scrimsher Thursday
4/3/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F89X, G105
  Love to buy precuts, especially 2 1/2" rolls, but find them stacking up in your stash? Use them in this basic, beginning-quilter-friendly quilt. With More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Paper Piece Something Sweet: Holland Tulips Connie Spurlock Thursday
4/3/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F90X, G106
  Nothing splashes color like tulips, and these fabric versions are no different! Learn to paper piece as you create your 16" square wall hanging. Anyo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fitting the Four Bs: The Workshop Lorraine Henry Thursday
4/3/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F91X, G107
  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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Hands on Workshop Style School: Personal Color Choices Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
4/3/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F92X, G108
  The colors you wear can make or break your overall appearance. Go beyond basic color theory and learn to incorporate colors that work for you as you s More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ruffled Flower Neckpiece Barb Callahan Thursday
4/3/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F93X, G109
  Barb and her husband have designed an innovative new loom which is used to create many items, including flowers that make the perfect embellishment fo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ombre: Hand Dying for Variegation June Colburn Thursday
4/3/14

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F81, G 97
  Conventional wisdom dictates: you can never own too many silks! These will be the ones you use and wear most often, with pride. Creating ombre is a More...
   
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  Friday, April 04, 2014
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Quiltology 101 Marty Moon Friday
4/4/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H116X
  Are you a new/beginning quilter or a "wanna be" quilter but totally perplexed when you pick up a pattern or book? Join Marty as she starts at the beg More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Soft and Cuddly: Embroider a Stuffed Animal Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/4/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H118X
  Learn to hoop an unusually shaped object while making an awesome gift for a special child (or inner child). Choose from an assortment of cute animals More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Vortex Quilt (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
4/4/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
  Work with pre-cut strips to create this amazing two-color quilt using a simple acrylic template. Choose ANY COLOR! You’ll strip piece, then cut More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Cover Hem Workshop Gail Yellen Friday
4/4/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  With its built-in stretch, the cover hem is a wonderful way to hem knits. But that’s not all! Create a notebook of useful techniques as you lea More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Easy Star Block + Tips For Beginners (BYOF) Mary Fons Friday
4/4/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  You can make a gorgeous Sawtooth Star block without cutting triangles! Learn the "flippy corner" Flying Geese method with Mary Fons, editor/host of Qu More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Facade Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Friday
4/4/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  A quick and easy quilt that’s sure to be among your go-to gift giving favorites! The hardest part is picking the fabrics (a layer cake and yard More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Field Poppies Frieda Anderson Friday
4/4/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
  Learn easy new ways to create dynamic contemporary quilts. Vibrant red and orange poppies, blue-to-green leaves and stems on the subtle colorations of More...
   
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Hands on Workshop StarBuilder™ Sensations Laura Murray Friday
4/4/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H124X
  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 Fabric Die Cutting for Beginners (BYOF) Ebony Love Friday
4/4/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141
  Learn the best tips and techniques for fabric die cutting from the leading expert on the topic! Die cutting is accurate, fast and painless. Get start More...
   
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Fashion Knits 101 Linda Lee Friday
4/4/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  Fashion knit fabrics have a delicious drape and create elegant yet comfortable garments, but construction often brings up many questions. Master the t More...
   
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Giving Garments Personality Sarah Veblen Friday
4/4/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  When creating garments, we use the potential to say a lot or a little. Our garments make a statement – subtle or strong, and we have control o More...
   
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Sew News Live! Sewing With Your Feet Debra Justice Friday
4/4/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  Debra’s Footwork column from Sew News magazine comes to life in the classroom as she shows a wide variety of presser feet: the standard use and More...
   
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Accessories From the Attic Barb Callahan Friday
4/4/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H117
  Whether your treasures are in the attic or have already made it into your sewing stash, see how they can be used to bring your projects to life. Gath More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Friday
4/4/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129
  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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Color Blocking Carol Steinbrecher Friday
4/4/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
  The fashion forward technique of color blocking…it will transform plain garments into creative, unique color-block designs! Take your basic top More...
   
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Free Motion Quilting for Art Quilts Helene Weber Friday
4/4/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Discover what’s different about quilting art quilts and other types of quilts. Explore quilting techniques, from basics like battings, needles More...
   
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What Comes First in Fit? Lorraine Henry Friday
4/4/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J132
  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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10 Steps to Easy Fusible Applique Connie Spurlock Friday
4/4/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J133
  Has your fusible fizzled out? More fusible web on your ironing board than on your applique pieces? Leave frustration behind as you discover the appliq More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tea for Two Apron Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/4/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J134X
  Make this adorable apron from just two dishtowels as the process of creating with your embroidery hoop gets more exciting! Learn how to do “in- More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tantalizing Tile Blocks Laura Murray Friday
4/4/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J140X
  Create unique quilt blocks inspired by Mexican hand painted ceramic tiles using Paintstiks®, stamps, and fusible web. Painted and layered shapes a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Decorating Geometry: Couch Cube (BYOF) Alex Woodbury Friday
4/4/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K150X
  Cubed and lovely, zip one up of these delightful pillows in no-time and you’ll be having fun from start-to-finish – from the mind-blowing More...
   
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Hands on Workshop 15 Minutes of Play Workshop Victoria Findlay Wolfe Friday
4/4/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K153X
  Learn "made fabric" techniques by creating fabric from, well….. scraps. By doing so, you’ll build confidence in making choices and decisi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Explosion Pillow (BYOF) Heather Scrimsher Friday
4/4/14

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K154X
  Create a visual explosion in a pillow you can be proud of! No paper piecing, no Y-seams, just the opportunity to try a small piece of the larger quil More...
   
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Hands on Workshop WhatchamaClutch Kim Montagnese Friday
4/4/14

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
K157X, L166XY
  Create one of these fun, whimsical and definitely artful clutches from the fabric on up. You’ll spend the first half of class creating your fab More...
   
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Finding Pants Heaven Rae Cumbie Friday
4/4/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  Take control of the pant-making process and create a closet full of pants you love to wear. Comfort and fit, finishing details ….. all the ele More...
   
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Embellished Clothing: Zakka Style Linda Lee Friday
4/4/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
  The Japanese word 'zakka' refers to a design style that embodies simple charm and a homemade aesthetic. Explore ways to add unique handmade touches to More...
   
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Quilts from the Backside Ebony Love Friday
4/4/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  Why subject your quilts to plain, uninspired backings? Explore the many ways you can combine leftover quilt blocks, trimmings, scraps, and random yard More...
   
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/4/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
  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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Waisting Away Pattie Otto Friday
4/4/14

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K149
  With elastic waistbands, comfort doesn’t always equal great fit. Pattie will explain the basics of casing and applied waistbands. The class also More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pinwheel Sampler Quilt (BYOF) Rachel Griffith Friday
4/4/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY
  In this fun sampler, enjoy making different versions of one of the most timeless blocks in quilting:  the pinwheel.  Create eight different More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Coco’s Got a Brand New (Quilted) Bag Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
4/4/14

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K152, L168, M184
  Coco’s first bag was such a huge hit, Baby Lock has designed a sequel. Using classic techniques like channel quilting to create the signature lo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hand Applique (BYOF) Debbie Grifka Friday
4/4/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY
  Have you always wanted to master needle-turned hand appliqué? Yes? Then this is your class. Learn to appliqué several basic shapes an More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bluebird in Spring Helene Weber Friday
4/4/14

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY
  Discover how an artist sees the landscape as you build your own striking “first breath of spring” scene. The medium: bits of fabric cut in More...
   
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One Jacket Twelve Ways Gail Yellen Friday
4/4/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  If you think you need a plethora of patterns for casual, business and dressy jackets, think again! Explore how a single pattern can take you to weeken More...
   
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Easy-as-Pie Embroidery Diane Gloystein Friday
4/4/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  Make machine embroidery easy and doable! Learn the “how, what, when and why” of choosing the perfect stabilizers. Discover the inside sec More...
   
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12 Sewing Skills to Master Debra Justice Friday
4/4/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  Start right at the beginning as Debra shares the skills everyone who uses a sewing machine should know: balancing your stitch and choosing correct nee More...
   
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Fit: Measure Like a Master Lorraine Henry Friday
4/4/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  Who fits the dressmaker? Accurate measurements are the key to getting a good fit for yourself by yourself. The four measurements listed on the pattern More...
   
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Buttons to Boast About Barb Callahan Friday
4/4/14

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165
  Something as simple as a hand-made button can change the attitude of a garment or accessory in a flash. Learn to make your own beautiful buttons usin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop 15 Minutes of Play Workshop Victoria Findlay Wolfe Friday
4/4/14

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
L169XY
  Learn "made fabric" techniques by creating fabric from, well….. scraps. By doing so, you’ll build confidence in making choices and decisi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sewing Machine Smarts: Quilting Sampler* Soni Grint Friday
4/4/14

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
L170, M186X
  This "catchy" quilted travel tray is infinitely useful in your hotel room or at home. It’s also the perfect project on which to experience a va More...
   
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Color and Pattern Sarah Veblen Friday
4/4/14

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L173, M189
  Everyone has colors they love to wear, and most garment sewers have a pretty good idea about which colors work for them. Take it a step further, and More...
   
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Do It In The Hoop! Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/4/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  Creating with your machine embroidery hoop is so much fun --- just hoop up some stabilizer and you’re on your way. Discover ideas and how-to fo More...
   
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Business Series: Where to Begin? Carol Steinbrecher Friday
4/4/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  Starting a business may seem daunting, whether it’s sewing, alterations, embroidery or more, but it is can be so rewarding. It starts with a pla More...
   
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Want to Earn a Little Extra? Connie Spurlock Friday
4/4/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  Selling your creations may generate some cash, but how can you really know you’re on the right track? Immerse yourself in the tricks of the tra More...
   
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Pattern Drafting From Favorite Garments Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/4/14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  Learn the rules for copying clothes or their best details. See how Kathy copies selected garments brought to class (maybe yours!), and shows how to re More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Diamonds Are Still a Girl’s Best Friend: Sweatshirt Jacket Transformation Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/4/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  Learn to take an ordinary sweatshirt and turn it into a jacket with enough bling to impress. Add a new Austrian Crystal zipper and gorgeous embroider More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Yellow Daylily Helene Weber Friday
4/4/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
  Straight strip piecing, cutting and creatively rejoining yield the creation of a pleasing art background as you master sewing accurate long ¼&r More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Graphic Quilts that POP (BYOF) Colleen Casey Friday
4/4/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N201X, P217
  Looking for a bit of POP in your next quilt? Explore Terry Atkinson's new book Graphic Mixx as you m More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tie Up A Bag Barb Callahan Friday
4/4/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218
  It’s silk, it’s ‘green’ and it’s creative. Use a handful of men's ties, a special closure and some decorative stitches More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bias Applique (BYOF) Debbie Grifka Friday
4/4/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N203X, P219
  The beauty of bias lies in its limitless flexibility. Learn to make your own bias strips and practice working with them as you make a coffee mug tabl More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Slashed Velvet Bag June Colburn Friday
4/4/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N204X, P220
  Velvet and beads…. what could be more glamorous? June’s ever-curious nature brings us this wonderful ‘slashed’ velvet bag. T More...
   
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Hands on Workshop One Pattern Many Looks: Pants Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/4/14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N205X, P221
  Kathy will measure one lucky class member and build her custom pattern in class. Using this demonstration as the jumping off point, learn to create a More...
   
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  Saturday, April 05, 2014
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Hands on Workshop Quilt-essential Quilt Starter Cindy Losekamp Saturday
4/5/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q230X
  Combine quilt starters, Mylar and hooped embroidery to make a beautiful four block quilt or pillow top. Learn reverse appliqué, where the midd More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pick a Pocket or Two Marty Moon Saturday
4/5/14

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q231X
  Learn to make the two-fabric prairie points used in so many of the fun Karie Patch Designs patterns. They can be used in so many places and a variety More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Modern Table Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
4/5/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Using a traditional chevron pattern with ¼” piecing and quilting on the serger, create this newly-designed table runner with a very moder More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Binding by Machine (BYOF) Ebony Love Saturday
4/5/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  Not every project needs a judged-show caliber binding. Sometimes fast, secure and good-looking is what we’re after. Learn to achieve a beautif More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Julia’s Joyous Rose (BYOF) Kim Montagnese Saturday
4/5/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  Created for Kim's granddaughter, Julia Rose.... this sweet (but not too) block is a perfect place to experience Kim’s amazingly easy finished-ed More...
   
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Hands on Workshop English Paper Piecing: Hexies Debby Kratovil Saturday
4/5/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
  Hexagons are once again taking the quilt world by storm! This great take-along project is perfect for making Grandmother’s Flower Garden (GFG) More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Eureka Top Linda Lee Saturday
4/5/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q236X, R247
  Ready for a fun and practical addition to your all-season wardrobe? Using an easy-fit pattern, make this perfect-for-layering, scoop neck, cap sleeve More...
   
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Hands on Workshop 5 Essential Handstitches for Every Garment Sewer Sarah Veblen Saturday
4/5/14

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Handstitches help your garments look terrific and function better when used in the right situations. Explore five different types of hand stitches: ca More...
   
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1-2-3 Color My Quilt Nelly Vileikis Saturday
4/5/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  Nelly, whose color sense is the combined influence of several cultures and constant auditioning of fabrics for quilts, discusses how to approach color More...
   
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Ruffles 10 Ways Debra Justice Saturday
4/5/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Learn to make and apply ruffles quickly and easily by machine. Directions for ten different ways to make ruffles from cotton to chiffon, knits to lace More...
   
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Pants: Different Cuts for Different Curves Lorraine Henry Saturday
4/5/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  Some butts are flat, some are curvy.....some very and others not so much. What are YOU? Learn to make a template of your shape using a mirror, your More...
   
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Simply Great Casual Jackets Barb Callahan Saturday
4/5/14

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229
  Sew your jackets faster and easier while maintaining the good looks you want. Barb's newest, tested and successful techniques can create a truly work More...
   
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Knit Knacks Pattie Otto Saturday
4/5/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  We’re living in knits, so why aren’t you sewing with them? They’re truly as easy to make as they are to wear. Gather all the lates More...
   
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You Can Do That on a Serger? Gail Yellen Saturday
4/5/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R242X
  Refined finishes, quick, artful embellishments …. learn to use your serger for construction and cosmetic improvements for all kinds of projects More...
   
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Business Series: How to Market Yourself Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
4/5/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  Do you know what you want and how to launch your business into the marketplace? While you get your creative juices flowing, discover some steps to fol More...
   
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Sew Instantly Slimming Pants Kathy Ruddy Saturday
4/5/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  Learn a drafting technique to make you look slimmer instantly with special stitching on the interior of your pants from hip to hip. This super-slimmi More...
   
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You Can Piece It Right Connie Spurlock Saturday
4/5/14

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R245
  When connecting all those tiny pieces or making perfect points is critical, paper piecing is your answer. It’s a fun way to solve some of the pi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop 15 Minutes of Play Workshop Victoria Findlay Wolfe Saturday
4/5/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R246X
  Learn "made fabric" techniques by creating fabric from, well….. scraps. By doing so, you’ll build confidence in making choices and decisi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Knotted Scarf Alex Woodbury Saturday
4/5/14

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R252X
  Make an infinity scarf like no other! Sporting dozens of hand-tied knots, this is a handmade jersey knit scarf you can make in 90 minutes. Familiari More...
   
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Seams Logical: Pick the Right Seam Rae Cumbie Saturday
4/5/14

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S261X
  Different fabrics and styles lend themselves to different seam finishes, and choosing the correct one ensure garments that wear comfortably and neatly More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Crochet A Rug Colleen Casey Saturday
4/5/14

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S267X
  Here is a wonderful way to use up that fabric you loved so much you bought a lot. Learn to make hundreds of yards of ‘yarn’ from your fabr More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  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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RTW Alterations: Men's (and Women's) Pants Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  Droopy drawers are never flattering, and men need their clothes altered too. See the step-by-step process for creating a tailored, flattering fit when More...
   
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Make It With Lace Debra Justice Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  Lace is timeless and adds a soft romantic look and feel to fashions and accessories like nothing else can. Learn the secrets to successfully sew, fini More...
   
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No-Stress Binding Success Connie Spurlock Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  If the binding step brings your quilt project to a serious halt, now’s the time to find an easier, no-stress method. Even beginners can do this More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tiki Run (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X
  Create a unique quilt with a modern aesthetic using pre-cut batik strips (included in the kit) and a unique construction process. You’ll learn f More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Applique (BYOF) Debbie Grifka Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  Learn the ins and outs of beautiful machine appliqué as you get acquainted with this adorable family of birds (and some text). Focus on appliq More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Serger Organizer Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  We all need a little organizational help, and here it is! A travel tote for your jewelry, handy case for knitting needles or crochet hooks, each of th More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Beauty of Bias Workshop Barb Callahan Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S265, T281
  Bias makes smooth curves and turns as trim or binding. Garments cut on the bias move gracefully, are softer and more supple than on straight of grain More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  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 Petunias on Blue Helene Weber Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X
  Learn about color value, fusibles and raw edge applique as you create a pleasing arrangement of blues in various color values as your background. Onc More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Felted Zipper Art Pin Tammie Campbell Saturday
4/5/14

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  The most interesting part of the zipper is the coil, so let it lead you, as it curls and meanders, to a shape you love. Add needle-felted wool roving, More...
   
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Essential Tips for Fitting Yourself Sarah Veblen Saturday
4/5/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  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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Grid Magic for Easy Fit Lorraine Henry Saturday
4/5/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  Unlock mysteries of fit by using a grid – like on your cardboard cutting board – to help with altering skirts, pants and tops. Discover ho More...
   
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Fast Accurate Ways to Sew Darts, Zippers and Pockets Kathy Ruddy Saturday
4/5/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  Kathy’s streamlined construction methods are amazing! You’ll love her easy way to handle zippers, and pockets that are versatile and work More...
   
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The Great Gored Skirt Gail Yellen Saturday
4/5/14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T277
  Take an in-depth look at one of the most versatile and flattering skirts around -- beautiful on all figures, easy to fit and comfortable to wear. Lear More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Origami Flower Pin Stephanie Farrell Saturday
4/5/14

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T283X
  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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