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  Thursday, March 31, 2016
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Hands on Workshop Beading for the Traditional Quilter Kathy Lincoln Thursday
3/31/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 5X, B21
 

This workshop is just what you need to learn the basics for beading a quilt. It is not only art quilts that are being beaded; traditional quilts ar More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Custom Made Fabric with Paintstiks (BYOF) Laura Murray Thursday
3/31/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 6X
  Have you ever been partway into a project, and find you now urgently need a fabric your  stash just doesn’t contain? Learn how to create t More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hoop-It-Up Jelly Roll Stasher Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/31/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 7X
  Create a lined and quilted zipper pouch in no time at all as you discover a new way to use the beautiful (but sometimes hard to use) jelly roll strips More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Coco's Wallet Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
3/31/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
 

Making this detailed, clever wallet is quick and easy on the serger. After creating a decorative front with threads and stitching, move onto addin More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Piano Keys and Champagne Bubbles (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Thursday
3/31/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  While working on this elegant and contemporary wall quilt you will explore several techniques to make and applique circles. Strip piece the piano keys More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Crazy 8s- Oops 9s! Marty Moon Thursday
3/31/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A10X
  Unleash your creativity with just nine squares of fabric, as you make these one-of-a-kind nine-patch blocks. Unbelievably fun and easy! After the con More...
   
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Hands on Workshop More 30 Minute Gifts: A Project Workshop Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/31/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27
  Join in the fun as you learn valuable, quick and easy sewing techniques to improve your sewing skills as you make these fun projects.  There are More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm Diane Henry Thursday
3/31/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A12X, B28
  Sit-down longarm machines are one-trick ponies: built exclusively for free-motion stitching, they’ve got the space to quilt pieces up to the siz More...
   
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Sewing Tissue Knits Linda Lee Thursday
3/31/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  Learn to sew what we want to wear - super lightweight, semi-sheer and open weave knit fabrics. Linda gives you her well-researched tips for getting yo More...
   
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Tummy Tuck Jeans and Slacks Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/31/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  ‘Magic’ fabric and specially designed pockets can team up to make your tummy look flatter and your booty perkier. Learn to work with stret More...
   
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Working With Non-Average Fabrics Connie Palmer Thursday
3/31/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  We’re so attracted to them …. they’re more fun, they make a bigger impression and they can be some of the simplest to work with --- when you know how! More...
   
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Getting Back to Garment Sewing Sarah Veblen Thursday
3/31/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  Many of us who like to sew move away from garment sewing at one point or another. Sometimes fit is an issue, sometimes it’s time (not enough) or More...
   
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Pattern Alteration SOS (Swivel Our Seams) Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/31/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  Tired of cutting your pattern into puzzle pieces and trying to put it back together to make it “kind of fit”? Have you ever wanted to jus More...
   
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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Thursday
3/31/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly beco More...
   
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Dress Form Draping Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
3/31/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B20X
  Joe Vecchiarelli has been working on dress forms with designers, fitters and fashion draping experts for years, leading to the development of this one More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hand Quilting Basics Holice Turnbow Thursday
3/31/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B22X
  You’ve wanted to learn hand quilting but never got around to trying it? This is your chance to learn about and practice the most fundamental pa More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pieced & Quilted Zipper Pouch Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/31/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B23X
  Create this adorable zipper bag in class! Compose your pouch completely in the hoop, including piecing, quilting, installing a zipper (really!) and e More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Pleats, Ruffles, Scallops Barb Callahan Thursday
3/31/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B26X
  Add any or all of these three different details to your sewing projects quickly -- and with no stress on you or your sewing machine. You’ll disc More...
   
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Perfect Fitting Tee...and Sew Much More Nancy Cook Thursday
3/31/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C33X
  Have you ever wanted that perfect tee shirt? You know, the one that makes you look and feel fantastic? Learn how to measure yourself and how to transf More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink Joyce Teng Thursday
3/31/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C37X
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko® inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a divers More...
   
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Hands on Workshop One Size Does Not Fit All: English Paper Piecing (BYOF) Kaye Koler Thursday
3/31/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C38X
  Are you looking for a portable project so your hands are never idle? Whether seeking a strategy to keep from munching in front of the TV, or a way to More...
   
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The Captain and Chenille Pattie Otto Thursday
3/31/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
  Let the captain (your embroidery machine) lead the way to making delightful dimensional chenille embroidery. Pattie explores fabric choices, designs More...
   
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Make It Reversible - Two Jackets in One Rae Cumbie Thursday
3/31/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  Explore the possibilities and learn about planning and sewing wonderful reversible jackets. Consider closures, pockets, interfacings and other structu More...
   
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Binding for Beginners Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/31/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
  Got your quilt (or other project) finished? Now you have to bind it. Learn what you need to know to properly prepare the quilt for binding, discuss More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Let's Get Started (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Thursday
3/31/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
 

For beginner-beginners and those who feel the need to sharpen their basic quiltmaking skills, here’s your chance.  Start right at the be More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Modern Quilt Block Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
3/31/16

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C40, D56, E72
   Piecing on a serger is something most quilting/sewing enthusiasts never consider. But we should! This fast, easy alternative to traditional ma More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fearless Free Motion Quilting Basics (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Thursday
3/31/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  Learn all about free motion quilting without fear or intimidation, and discover how simple and fun free motion quilting can be. It’s easy! (Cynd More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Regal Rooster Helene Weber Thursday
3/31/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
  Work with hand-dyed fabrics and commercial batiks to create this impressive quilt. Build your background using a clever piecing formula you’ll More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Cuddle® Blanket Workshop Connie Palmer Thursday
3/31/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY
  OK, we all love to fondle these yummy fabrics ….. but just how on earth do we sew them? Well, time to get your hand on experience with the gui More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Using Rulers and Templates with your Sit-Down Longarm Diane Henry Thursday
3/31/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY
  The trickiest thing for free-motion stitchers to create is a straight line. Learn safe ways to use rulers and templates to stitch-in-the-ditch and mak More...
   
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The Anatomy of a Sleeve Linda Lee Thursday
3/31/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  The set of a sleeve is the telltale sign of a quality garment. Whether you are tailoring a jacket or making a casual linen top, the sleeves should ha More...
   
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Yikes Stripes! Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/31/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  Striped fabric can become your new best design friend. Not only can it be used to extend your creativity and ability to design unique statement piece More...
   
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20 Tips for Terrific Tees Sarah Veblen Thursday
3/31/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  T-shirts are a staple in most women’s wardrobes, but there’s no need for them to be plain or boring. Sharing neckline treatments to hem an More...
   
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Tell Stories Through Memory Quilts Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/31/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  Get your family photographs out of the drawer and allow them to take center stage in your next project. You’ll see how to turn your paper photo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop How and Why I Quilted That as I Did Nelly Vileikis Thursday
3/31/16

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D53, E69
  Using her award winning quilts as examples, Nelly explores how to deal with all kinds of quilts, from applique and traditional quilts to pieced and mo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Beginning Hand Smocking Kathy McMakin Thursday
3/31/16

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D54, E70
  Did you know that most geometric smocking designs are made up of just four basic stitches, configured in different ways? The age-old technique of han More...
   
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Create a Bevy of Bands Rae Cumbie Thursday
3/31/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  Ah, the blank slate of possibilities offered the creative sewer who chooses a pattern with a kimono band! Learn how to develop new neck band shapes a More...
   
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New Clues in Solving the Pants Puzzle Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/31/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  Frustrated with making pants? Crotchety crotches that don’t fit comfortably, wrinkles under the buttocks, diagonal wrinkles from the side down t More...
   
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Making the Most of Your Scraps Kaye Koler Thursday
3/31/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  Many quilters’ and sewing enthusiasts’ passion for fabric comes with an ingrained sense not to waste one single inch. But sooner or later More...
   
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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Thursday
3/31/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  Explore the insides and outsides of creating great bags. Learn to choose interfacings for the stability and the look you’re after, then discove More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Seasonal Table Topper with Prairie Points Helene Weber Thursday
3/31/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101
  This small topper is the perfect way to carry the seasons into your home. Fun and simple to create, the process is one you’ll want to use over More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Textured Vines and Leaves (BYOF) Alice Ridge Thursday
3/31/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103
  During this exploration of fabric manipulation and three dimensional applique you’ll create a fun and dynamic wallhanging. Discover and perfec More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Mark Your Designs and Follow the Lines Cyndi Souder Thursday
3/31/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F89X, G105
  She’s learned a few things over the years (we won’t say how many), and Cyndi is happy to share! Learn and practice her 3 simple and effec More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilted "Two Tie" Bag Barb Callahan Thursday
3/31/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F90X, G106
 
Make this fun new “two tie” bag, coming to you straight from Barb’s creative design brain. You will learn to control the bias More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pixie Sticks (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/31/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F91X, G107
  Using just a charm pack of 5" squares (at least 32) and 3/8 yard for your "sticks" (my stripe), these blocks are cut and stitched using Debby’s More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Design a Rhinestone Iron-On Template Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/31/16

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F83, G 99
  Are you tired of gluing on hot fix crystals one-at-a-time?  Well, those days are over!  See how to create the design, what kinds of graphics More...
   
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  Friday, April 01, 2016
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Hands on Workshop Mock Molas Alice Ridge Friday
4/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H117X, J133
  Have you looked at the beautiful Molas from Panama and gone green with envy? The look – with layer upon layer of colored fabrics and fancy stit More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Painted Petaliferous Block Laura Murray Friday
4/1/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H118X
  Painted Petals create beautiful abstract flowers in this unusual 5 1/4” block design, based on Laura's Tileworks techniques. Learn to use Paint More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Madeira Applique and Lace Shaping Kathy McMakin Friday
4/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
  The intricate look of Madeira applique and lace shaping can be achieved in minutes with today’s machines and notions. Does anything compare to More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Floating Block Tote Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
4/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  With fabric strips and a bold color palette, creating this stunning tote is fun and easy. You’ll build the tote sections from smaller squares w More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Unappreciated Walking Foot Holice Turnbow Friday
4/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  Most quilters tend to use the walking foot machine accessory only for stitching (quilting) in the ditch (SID), but much more can be accomplished! Dis More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Paper Piecing for Beginners Cyndi Souder Friday
4/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  Learn to paper piece and walk away with a wonderful 20” table square! You’ll learn all the skills you need to incorporate this super-accu More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ezekiel's Crown (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
4/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
 

Satisfy your desire to learn both paper piecing and working with curved units to create this dynamic Ezekiel’s Crown quilt. Composed of 16 b More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Start with a Stencil** Lynn Blevens Friday
4/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H124X, J140
  Use a stencil as your foundation for a beautiful free-motion design. Explore ways to alter stencil designs, then enhance with free-motion quilting. Le More...
   
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Divine Details Sarah Veblen Friday
4/1/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  Garment details are often what catch our eye. You probably don’t hold up a blouse and say, “Hey, look at this perfectly plain shirt!&rdquo More...
   
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First We Go Up, Then We Come Down Lorraine Henry Friday
4/1/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  How does a basic law of physics apply to fitting patterns? No, we’re not talking about weight, we’re talking about a basic law of fitting: More...
   
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Trims and Embellishments for Garments, Gifts and Home Connie Palmer Friday
4/1/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  Making a nice pillow is easy. Making a decorator pillow, with wonderful details, is also easy. The same applies to garments and other sewing project More...
   
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Conquering Paper Piecing Connie Spurlock Friday
4/1/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
  Paper piecing is easy, but depending on your previous experience you may feel IT has conquered you. People either love or hate paper piecing, but by More...
   
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Notions Commotion* Cynthia Fellows-White Friday
4/1/16

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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Stretch Your Knit Knowledge Rae Cumbie Friday
4/1/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
 
Get a robust introduction to a variety of knit fabrics and the techniques that make for great knit garments. Catch up on the latest techniques fo More...
   
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Sparkle It Up! Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/1/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Adding a little sparkle to your garments is so much fun to do. Admit it…we’re all drawn to things that shine! See many new and exciting More...
   
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Sew Elastic Waistbands Like a Pro Pattie Otto Friday
4/1/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J132X
  Elastic waistbands, the ultimate in comfort for skirts, pants and shorts can be sewn with professional results every time. This class will show fool p More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabrics for Fashion Swatch Book Linda Lee Friday
4/1/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J134X
  Touch, study and cut the best of the fabrics to sew for today’s fashions, allowing you to make informed choices about how to spend your time sew More...
   
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Take Your Pants Off - Let's Make Some That Fit Nancy Cook Friday
4/1/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K148X
  Take the smiles out of your pants, they belong on your beautiful face! Learn easy tricks for measuring, sewing, fitting and adjusting your pattern. D More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bead Ladder Bracelet Tammie Campbell Friday
4/1/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K149X
  Make this fun and easy bracelet using common jewelry making tools and techniques. You’ll choose your bead color, and when your bracelet is finis More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Beautiful, Unusual Seams Barb Callahan Friday
4/1/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K154X
  Seams are not just the basic structure holding a garment together. They can also make a decorative statement, either bold or subtle. Discover a seri More...
   
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How to Fit A Dress Form to Your Body Shape Joe Vecchiarelli Friday
4/1/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
 

When making a garment it becomes faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form.  Learn to make simple adjustments wit More...

   
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/1/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
  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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Details Make the Bag Connie Palmer Friday
4/1/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  So you’re interested in making a grown-up tote, purse or clutch. Well, here’s a chance to learn what a world-class fabric designer (Tula More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tsukineko® Inks (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Friday
4/1/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K150, L166XY
  Learn to use these versatile inks in two ways: to add delicate, controlled color for highlights or tinting with the fantastix™ applicators, or t More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Embroidery 101 Barbara Moore Friday
4/1/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY
  Get a solid machine embroidery foundation in a class designed to take you through the basics of in-the-hoop embroidery and prepare you for more advanc More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Heirloom Sewing Techniques on a Serger Kathy McMakin Friday
4/1/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY
  Do you love that vintage look but think you don’t have enough sewing time to complete something so intricate? Well, think again! Heirloom deta More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Freeform Quilting (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Friday
4/1/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K153, L169XY
 

Your top is pieced and …. now what?  Explore your next steps as you learn to prepare your quilt for quilting (sandwiching and basting) More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Playing with Dimension: Tucks, Textures and Embellishments (BYOF) Alice Ridge Friday
4/1/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY
  Explore a variety of ways to manipulate and embellish fabric, adding new dimension and detail to your quiltmaking and garment sewing. Use a variety o More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Make Mine Modern Gina Perkes Friday
4/1/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY
  Let’s face it, modern quilts provide a beautiful canvas to showcase amazing quilting designs. Join Gina as she shares a variety of modern desig More...
   
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DIY Pants Fitting Linda Lee Friday
4/1/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  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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Who Fits the Dressmaker? Lorraine Henry Friday
4/1/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  She does! When you have no one to help, you learn to fit yourself. The easiest way to do this is through measurements. Learn the art of measuring, More...
   
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Machine Embroidery Bag of Tricks Diane Gloystein Friday
4/1/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  Allow the magical world of machine embroidery to unfold and reveal its secrets! Using a few simple tricks, and working with a foundation of informati More...
   
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Stretching: A Little Challenge Takes You a Long Way Rae Cumbie Friday
4/1/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  A little challenge goes a long way when you want to take your sewing up a notch. Choose to push your art or skill set with a self-defined challenge to More...
   
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Hands on Workshop English Paper Piecing: Hexies Debby Kratovil Friday
4/1/16

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L165, M181
  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 Machine Techniques: Perfect Buttonholes Barb Callahan Friday
4/1/16

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
L170XY
 
Experiment with both decorative and utilitarian buttonholes as you use and expand upon ones pre-programmed into the machine. Explore corded and More...
   
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Fashion Engineering Sarah Veblen Friday
4/1/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  It’s rare that a garment doesn’t need any structure or support at all, but the mistake most sewers make is adding too much. Sometimes addi More...
   
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Shirts, Chiffon and Skinny Pants Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/1/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
 

 Kathy's recent trip to NYC inspired this class, when she observed how great women of all sizes and shapes looked in this type of outfit. A l More...

   
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Working With Non-Average Fabrics Connie Palmer Friday
4/1/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  We’re so attracted to them …. they’re more fun, they make a bigger impression and they can be some of the simplest to work with --- when you know how! More...
   
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Binding for Beginners Connie Spurlock Friday
4/1/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  Got your quilt (or other project) finished? Now you have to bind it. Learn what you need to know to properly prepare the quilt for binding, discuss More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Woven Crazy Woman Barb Callahan Friday
4/1/16

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N195XX
 
Use Barb's newest loom to weave this wonderful “crazy” woman from an array of fun fibers. Learn easy tapestry weaving, then enjoy emb More...
   
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Hands on Workshop So You Want to Sew Clothes... Lorraine Henry Friday
4/1/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N196X, P212
  You’ll need to know a bit (or more) about fit and pattern alteration. Don't waste time and money making a garment that will be thrown away beca More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Sleeve Workshop: Fit, Feel and Fashion Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/1/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N197X, P213
  Armholes and sleeves, sleeves and armholes. One of the trickiest parts of our garments to get right, the opposing circles need not only to fit togethe More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Starting from Scratch: Go Where the Dummy Books Don’t Marty Moon Friday
4/1/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  This is the workshop you’ll remember for a lifetime of quiltmaking: actually draft (on graph paper) one or more quilt blocks, then learn to mea More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Vintage Clasp Purse: Taffeta and Beads Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/1/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
  It’s a purse with lots of lessons for your sewing and embroidery ventures, but the best part is how much you’ll use it! Think about weari More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fundamentals of Freemotion Quilting Gina Perkes Friday
4/1/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N201X, P217
 

This class takes the beginning machine quilter to a new level! Students gain confidence in free motion quilting and begin learning how to use ruler More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Tune Up Your Piecing (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Friday
4/1/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218
 

Skill-building runs rampant!  Here’s a great workshop to help develop the basis of a satisfying quilting life.  Explore and practic More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Harmonious Whirlies (BYOF) Nelly Vileikis Friday
4/1/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N203X, P219
  You’re going to LOVE curves! See just how to execute one of Nelly’s favorite quiltmaking techniques – the one she uses to create cu More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Feathers: Use Them Everywhere! Nelly Vileikis Saturday
4/2/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q229X, R245
  Learn some of Nelly’s graceful free-formed feathers and how to adjust them to fill in spaces that commonly appear in quilts. You will learn to More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fast & Easy Woodblock Printing (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Saturday
4/2/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246
  Print your own fabric and create your own designs! Working with woodblocks and fabric paint, learn how to get clean impressions, how to plan overall p More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Elegant Way to Applique Cindy Losekamp Saturday
4/2/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q231X
  Enjoy one of the most beautiful ways to applique, when everything is created by the embroidery machine including the dimensional flower. It’s j More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Inspiring Serger Confidence Kathy McMakin Saturday
4/2/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Intimidated? Fear not! The serger is your friend! It’s the perfect companion for your sewing machine, as it always makes you look like a profess More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Free Motion Applique Gina Perkes Saturday
4/2/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  This fun and creative class combines two great techniques, quilting and applique’, into one great process! The applique’ is stitched free More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tee Shirt Quilts the Easy Way: The Workshop (BYOF) Kaye Koler Saturday
4/2/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
 

Get those tee shirts out of the box and into a quilt -- the fast way! Using your pre-cut 2 or 3 inch fabric strips and a collection of memory-fille More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Sailing Out of the Storm Helene Weber Saturday
4/2/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
 

Helene’s focus is on easy precision piecing methods to simplify your process and achieve proper seam alignment, essential to the successful v More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Saturday
4/2/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q236X, R252
  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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Story Board of Inspiration Linda Lee Saturday
4/2/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  So you want to sew fashion ensembles, but can't pull it all together? Discover how to build story boards as planning tools to help you make artful an More...
   
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Sewing 911: 10 Steps to Sewing Success Kathy Ruddy Saturday
4/2/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  Learn what happens when the paper pattern that fits is cut out of real fabric that changes things! See how to ‘fabric fit’ each garment y More...
   
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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Saturday
4/2/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly beco More...
   
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Show Me the Money! Connie Spurlock Saturday
4/2/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  Did you know that you could be making and selling items that are putting you "in the hole"? Just because you have brought in money does not mean that More...
   
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Pants Fitting Concepts Sarah Veblen Saturday
4/2/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R241X
  Not only are pants a staple in most women’s wardrobes, they’re also easy to sew. Sadly, many women don’t make pants because of fitti More...
   
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The Three Crotch Figure! Lorraine Henry Saturday
4/2/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242
 

What is that? You! …No! …Yes! All figures have three crotches, two arm “crotches” and one lower torso crotch. Therefore More...

   
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Quilt Trip Around the World Trunk Show Alice Ridge Saturday
4/2/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  As a military wife, Alice and her husband have traveled all over the world. This trunk show is an exploration of the different styles of quilting and More...
   
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Tame Those ITY Curls Pattie Otto Saturday
4/2/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  The new darling in knit fabrics, ITY and other specialty knits are making their way into fabric stores. From ITY to jersey knits to sheers, learn to m More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Pleats, Ruffles, Scallops Barb Callahan Saturday
4/2/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R247X
  Add any or all of these three different details to your sewing projects quickly -- and with no stress on you or your sewing machine. You’ll disc More...
   
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Dress Form Draping Joe Vecchiarelli Saturday
4/2/16

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S259X
  Joe Vecchiarelli has been working on dress forms with designers, fitters and fashion draping experts for years, leading to the development of this one More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Alabama Chanin Stitched Organic Scarf Linda Lee Saturday
4/2/16

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S261X
  Make a one-of-a-kind scarf using the much-coveted and (for most of us) sorely-needed "slow sewing” hand stitching technique made famous by Natal More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Exotica Quilt Block Laura Murray Saturday
4/2/16

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S262X
  Evoke the exotic designs of ancient Persia while completing your one-of-kind quilt block in class. You’ll have fun while learning how to use Pai More...
   
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10 Tips for Successful Fusible Applique Connie Spurlock Saturday
4/2/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  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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Today’s Dress: A Foundation for Creativity Kathy Ruddy Saturday
4/2/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  Learn how to select a pattern, pick the right size and alter the fit to include the armhole, sleeve, bust, shoulder angle and hips. Then get to the f More...
   
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Take the Stress out of Seamstress Nancy Cook Saturday
4/2/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  Take the stress out -- and put the excitement and creativity back in! See creative touches such as machine and serger embellishments, embroidery desi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Faux Piping: Binding by Machine (BYOF) Kaye Koler Saturday
4/2/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
 
Binding your quilt by machine is the quickest way to completion, we’re all in agreement. When you’re looking for that extra somethin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Coco Meets Kelly Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
4/2/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  This clever clutch is as much fun to make as it is to show-off. The front and back are embellished with decorative threads for a sophisticated look. More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Leave-in Foundation Piecing Gina Perkes Saturday
4/2/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  Gina shares her award winning techniques for foundation piecing, which eliminates the need to remove the foundation. Her unique stabilizer (her found More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Invisible Machine Applique: Bleeding Heart Flower Helene Weber Saturday
4/2/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
 

Create this lovely collage using hand-dyed cotton/silk blends and commercial batiks. Skill building includes turned edge appliqué, easy invi More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Patty's Summer Parasol (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Saturday
4/2/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X
 
This variation on the traditional Double Wedding Ring makes for a delightful summer quilt. Not for true beginners, it’s enjoyable and very More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Surface Embellishment with a Sit-Down Longarm** Lynn Blevens Saturday
4/2/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X
  A quick change of the machine feet on the HQ Sweet Sixteen opens a whole new world of design possibilities. Learn how to echo quilt accurately and eas More...
   
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Shirt Style Rae Cumbie Saturday
4/2/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  How do you make a great shirt? Start by considering the special fitting challenges of the shirt shape and bone up on how to adjust the pattern for a More...
   
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Dealing with the Ds Lorraine Henry Saturday
4/2/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  Age has a way of changing our figures in ways and places we may not enjoy. Whether Dropped bust level or Drooping buttocks, everything seems to have More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilt Blocks from Your Photos Cindy Losekamp Saturday
4/2/16

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T275X
  Get those important family pictures out of your computer, phone or shoebox and create something amazing with them! Even if you’re not a quilter More...
   
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What Does This Fabric Want to Be? Sarah Veblen Saturday
4/2/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  Selecting an appropriate style for a particular fabric is the first step to a successful garment. Explore basic garment silhouettes and which types More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hand Quilting Basics Holice Turnbow Saturday
4/2/16

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T277X
  You’ve wanted to learn hand quilting but never got around to trying it? This is your chance to learn about and practice the most fundamental pa More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink Joyce Teng Saturday
4/2/16

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T278X
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko® inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a divers More...
   
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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Saturday
4/2/16

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V290
  Explore the insides and outsides of creating great bags. Learn to choose interfacings for the stability and the look you’re after, then discove More...
   
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