Cleveland - IX Center

3/28/2012 - 3/31/2012

I-X Center
1111 Street
City, OH 1111
111-111-1111


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  Wednesday, March 28, 2012
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Hands on Workshop Making Your Bed(ding) MDB400 Karen Erickson Wednesday
3/28/12

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Dreams about beautiful bedding can come true if you sew. Learn to measure, calculate yardage, cut and sew bed covers as you discuss which style of be More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pattern Adjusting: Un-Boxing the Boxy Jacket MDB100 Cynthia Guffey Wednesday
3/28/12

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  Join Cynthia for a day of patternwork for excellent fit and flattery. This time, adjust a boxy jacket pattern to fit like a dream, all the while main More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ruffles by the Bolt MDB500 Emma Seabrooke Wednesday
3/28/12

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  Emma’s ruched fabric comes on bolts and lays very flat (no weight gain here!). It comes printed or solid and feels light on the body. You can ma More...
   
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Start an Embroidery Business in Your Home MDB700 Carla Reale Wednesday
3/28/12

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
 
Discover how to turn your passion for embroidery into a profitable home-based business. Whether in the thinking stage or already stitching for p More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sunspots Mini MDB600 Kim Montagnese Wednesday
3/28/12

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  It’s easier than you can imagine! Make this “Inside-Out” wall quilt in a snap and never piece a curve. Really! Kim’s assembly More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Dream Coat MDB200 Barb Callahan Wednesday
3/28/12

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  It's green, it's fun and it's oh, so great to wear! Choose your color palette and learn how to use a variety of knits and woven fabrics to create this More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Jelly Roll Expedition Tote MDB400 Connie Spurlock Wednesday
3/28/12

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Take a jelly roll expedition as you use a collection of wonderful batik fabric strips to create your special tote bag. Add lots of pockets including More...
   
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  Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Name
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Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Stuffed Embroidery Workshop Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/29/12

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 7X
  Embroider an adorable little baby blanket, so soft you won’t want to give it up! Besides learning how to create Stuffed Embroidery – the More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/29/12

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  Using Debby's KISS Method (Keep It Small & Simple), discover how liberating free-motion machine quilting can be. Discuss threads, batting and bast More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Perfect Tee Peggy Sagers Thursday
3/29/12

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
  Try ‘em on, adjust the pattern and leave with all the how-to to carry on to other designs and the best tee-shirt pattern you’ll ever own & More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Shibori Techniques Marty Moon Thursday
3/29/12

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A12X
  With all the drama and beauty of ancient Japanese textiles, your hands-on exploration of Shibori designs may be the beginning of your journey. Shibor More...
   
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Surface Design for Great Interiors June Colburn Thursday
3/29/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  Now that we can create our own fabric designs (and have so many others available to us), the next question is… where and how do I work them into More...
   
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Color Basics Barb Callahan Thursday
3/29/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  Learn simple solutions to selecting and combining colors that will give your projects a balance that neither bores nor over-taxes the eye. Learn tech More...
   
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Streamlined Construction for Contemporary Jackets Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/29/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  A well-shaped jacket using the proper interfacing, underlining and/or lining provides camouflage, confidence and comfort. And, they’re faster t More...
   
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One Jacket Twelve Ways Gail Yellen Thursday
3/29/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  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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It’s More Useful Than You Think Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/29/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5
  You may have one of the best tools on the market lurking, unused, in your sewing stash. Fusible applique may be the highest and best use for the appli More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Good Feathers Gone Bad Drawing Workshop Dusty Farrell Thursday
3/29/12

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6, B22
  Get a modern flare on traditional quilting with freehand feathers, pencil on paper. As Dusty helps free your stitching inhibitions with drawing exerc More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Waterfall Scarf* Diane Gloystein Thursday
3/29/12

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A11, B27X
  Create a scarf that has people asking, "How did you do that?" A magical illusion of suspended fabrics floating on air is simpler than you think. Hav More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Paintstiks® Inspirations Laura Murray Thursday
3/29/12

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A13, B29X
 
Learn a variety of techniques using Shiva® Artist’s Paintstiks® for layers of color, design, and texture on plain-colored fabrics. More...
   
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Supporting the Modern Sillhouette Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/29/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  Today’s casual, body conscious clothing still depends on subtle but effective garment underpinnings. Jackets are not overly constructed, but co More...
   
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Pillows and Cushions Karen Erickson Thursday
3/29/12

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B18X
  Cushions are for sitting, while pillows provide back support and beauty. Discover the differences inside and out, and learn about the correct constru More...
   
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Crotchety Crotches Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/29/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  Temper, temper! Having crotch issues? Learn the principles related to fitting all three of our crotches – the two “arms” and the &# More...
   
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Fabulous Feet Debra Justice Thursday
3/29/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
  Sewing machine feet help you sew better. Learn to use the overcast, shirring, rolled hem, pintuck, piping, bias tape, fringe, Teflon®, flower sti More...
   
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Crazy About Sewing Mary Mulari Thursday
3/29/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B21
  The most frequent guest on PBS television's Sewing with Nancy shares her latest collection of projects to inspire and boost your sewing creativity wit More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Modern Floral Tote Chris Dolinar Thursday
3/29/12

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B23X
  Create this wonderful modern tote the easy way and experience three different machine techniques in the process. Personalized with your initials in m More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Suzanne Wrap Emma Seabrooke Thursday
3/29/12

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B24X
  Suzanne always wrapped you in her warmth and made you feel like a beautiful person -- as does this wrap named for her. Make the wrap with two rectangl More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Victorian Ladies Redwork Karen Pharr Thursday
3/29/12

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B28X
  Want a great way to relax and have stitchery you can carry anywhere? Learn everything necessary to create your own time treasured hand-stitched motif More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pattern Alteration: “One Thing Leads to Another” Lorraine Henry Thursday
3/29/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C38X, D54
  In a perfect world, all figures would be alike – in perfect form. In the real world, we come in all shapes and sizes. Learn measurement analysis More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sew-Ology Gail Yellen Thursday
3/29/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C39X, D55
  Whether you’re a sewing novice, want to sharpen your skills or are looking for tips to take your sewing to a higher level, this is the perfect c More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Batik Braids Debby Kratovil Thursday
3/29/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C41X, D57
  Sewing with ONLY half-hexagon shaped patches, this braid quilt is a dream to put together! There is NO trimming of excess fabric on the sides as is th More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Simple Binding (BYOM) Holice Turnbow Thursday
3/29/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C42X, D58
  Accurately applied borders and binding are essential in maintaining the symmetry of a finished quilt. Uneven borders and binding, especially the corn More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Foot Steps with Knits and Stay Tapes Emma Seabrooke Thursday
3/29/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C43X, D59
  All the little things you do while sewing on knits can add up to a very big difference in how your finished garments look. Get your hands on an assort More...
   
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Hands on Workshop A Gaggle of Geese, So Easily Pieced (BYOM) Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/29/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
C44X, D60
  It’s so easy and precise, even a beginner can sew it! Create your gaggle of flying geese in miniature and with amazing accuracy as you discover More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Beaded Hankie Flower Pin Barb Callahan Thursday
3/29/12

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C45X
  These charming accessories are quick, fun and fashionable. Create a couple in class, one to give and one to keep. Some simple turns of the fabric, a l More...
   
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Hoop to Piece Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/29/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  One of Cindy’s latest projects puts a twist on piecing in the hoop. Of course you can piece these embroidery designs, but what else can you do More...
   
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Alterations for RTW: Jean and Pant Solutions Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/29/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
  Denim is with us to stay –jeans are our favorite “go to” garment. Getting them to fit is challenging and makes the difference betwe More...
   
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Sew to Look Slim: Knits, Slinky and Stretch Wovens Kathy Ruddy Thursday
3/29/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  The hardest part of sewing clothing is getting the fit just right. A garment made from a pattern fitted just for you can make you appear 10 to 20 poun More...
   
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Software Solutions to Embroidery Challenges: Perfect Your Designs Before Pressing Go Tamara Evans Thursday
3/29/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
  With so many digitizers offering so many designs, we often learn the hard way to test before we commit to an embroidery. But what if you could evaluat More...
   
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Pucker Up Your Machine Embroidery Pattie Otto Thursday
3/29/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C37
  Add texture to your embroidery with simple, yet elegant embroidery techniques coupled with the new steam and shrink stabilizers. Discuss design selec More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Mini Messenger Tote Kathy Stachowicz Thursday
3/29/12

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C40, D56, E72
  Designed to be a mini version of the popular messenger tote, this piece is full of fun serger techniques. A decorative chain stitch is used to embelli More...
   
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Darts: Who, When, Where, Why and How Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/29/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  Many times the ease of wearing or desired embellishments points towards choosing a boxy jacket. Yet we still desire good fit. Learn to keep the bottom More...
   
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Extreme Embroidery* Susan Clark Thursday
3/29/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  So…… how would you set up for embroidery on wood, real or synthetic leather, paper, a camp chair or a bath mat? Get the lowdown on all kin More...
   
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Texture Transformations Diane Gloystein Thursday
3/29/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  Explore the exciting possibilities textural details add to your creations. Learn exciting techniques for texturizing fabric, playing with stabilizers, More...
   
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Breaking Down the Borders Kim Montagnese Thursday
3/29/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  Triangles, circles, wonky strips…..appliqued, pieced, undulating or pointed. Constructed with as much thought and design sense as the quilts th More...
   
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Intro to Dimensional Wool Applique Dorothy Koldeway Thursday
3/29/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D53
  Explore the beauty of dimensional applique using beautiful hand-dyed wools and simple hand embroidery stitches. Share in an expert’s secrets fo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Picture and Landscape Quilting Karen Pharr Thursday
3/29/12

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D61, E77
  If you’ve wanted to know how to approach re-creating your favorite view, scenery or photo as a quilt, this is a good place to start. Learn how More...
   
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Fitting Yourself by Yourself Peggy Sagers Thursday
3/29/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  Everyone says you need a fitting buddy for truly great fit. Better to have one person who knows what they are doing, then 2 who do not! Learn what to More...
   
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Alterations for RTW: Jackets and Tops Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
3/29/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  T-shirts too shapeless? Jackets looking too bulky? Tops too blousy or not blousy enough? Gaping necklines? Droopy shoulders? Look at the most com More...
   
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Snip It, Stitch It, Wear It! Cindy Losekamp Thursday
3/29/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  Discover all the best techniques as Cindy takes a plain sweatshirt and readies it for creating a jacket. You’ll see her trim off ribbings, find More...
   
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Your Sewing Space: Make It Work Debra Justice Thursday
3/29/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  Learn to rearrange your sewing space and ‘creative clutter’ to become efficient and organized. See where some of your favorite sewing cele More...
   
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For Profit: Bringing Designs to Market Connie Spurlock Thursday
3/29/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E69
  Have an idea you would like to get to market? Learn how to put it in presentable form, how to protect yourself with copyright and where to find your More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Dyeing by the Yard June Colburn Thursday
3/29/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F81X, G 97
  Explore the fascinating art of fabric design and take home a yard (or more) of dyed, patterned silk fabric for your next garment or art quilt project. More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Iridescent Evening Wrap Dini Yan Thursday
3/29/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103
  Delight in how easy it is to embroider on the sheerest of fabrics as you create this lovely evening wrap. Known for embroideries designed specificall More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Zipper and Ribbon Tote Mary Mulari Thursday
3/29/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F89X, G105
  You've seen this magical bag zipped and unzipped on Sewing with Nancy. Now you can make your own with help from the project's inventor and engineer. T More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Fractured Crystals (BYOM) Nelly Vileikis Thursday
3/29/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F90X, G106
  These three hours are packed with piecing and design information! Discover endless possibilities using half-triangle-squares which have been built wit More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Cutting and Piecing For Rookies Holice Turnbow Thursday
3/29/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F91X, G107
  Get a proper start with the essentials of machine piecing as you learn the three basics: accurate marking, cutting and piecing. Learn to use rotary cu More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Edge Finishes: Stitching Perfect Piping (BYOM) Cynthia Guffey Thursday
3/29/12

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F92, G108
  Cynthia’s signature piping is a couture detail frequently found at the neckline and armhole edges of her garments. Learn to create this fine pi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Small Handwoven Beaded Bag Barb Callahan Thursday
3/29/12

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F93, G109
  Learn an easy way to do the seemingly impossible! Insert beads during the weaving process as you create a small woven bag using a collection of inter More...
   
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  Friday, March 30, 2012
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Hands on Workshop Sheer Applique: Three Little Jewelry Bags Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/30/12

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H119X
  Okay, be truthful…you never really have enough of those little drawstring bags to put special necklaces in or one for a flash drive you don̵ More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sugarloaf Jewels Debby Kratovil Friday
3/30/12

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  Discover the fun of this no-template, no fabric waste, no bias-edged quilt block - no kidding! Stack your pre-cut squares and slice them using a free More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Signature Seams I Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/30/12

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H123X
  The Guffey Seam and the Bias Wrapped Seam are two of Cynthia’s favorite details. Learn to construct both of these signature seams, making sampl More...
   
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Favorite Factory Methods Peggy Sagers Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  All of ready to wear is made in factories....and it does not take a year to make a blouse! Discover just how factories make these blouses, jackets an More...
   
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Apple? Pear? What’s REALLY Your Style? Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  Are you an apple or a pear? Can you pick out the silhouettes and design features best for your shape? Learn the basics of design to find your fabulo More...
   
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Quick and Easy Garments to Make In a Day Barb Callahan Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  It’s Barb’s take on how to sew a garment today and wear it tonight. Explore style, finishing techniques and fitting fixes to make your pr More...
   
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Machine Needle Boot Camp Debra Justice Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
  Explore the creative and practical uses for a range of specialty machine needles. Discover how to use them for creating fine pintucks, perfect topstit More...
   
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Knit Fit: Pants Emma Seabrooke Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H117
  Emma’s fitting expertise is legendary, and her knit know-how even more so. Watch her fit an audience member, and take away priceless lessons. I More...
   
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I Know How to Do It, But Where Do I Put It? Gail Yellen Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H118
  When you know how to do lots of unusual and beautiful embellishment techniques, the big question is where to put them. Whether it’s a garment, q More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Serging For Rookies: Wear It Everywhere Vest Kathy Stachowicz Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H120, J136
  Get acquainted with the serger as you learn basic seaming for straight and curved seams, corners, easing a neck edge and a no-pin match point system w More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hand Quilting Basics Holice Turnbow Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
H122, J138X
  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 Crazy Quilting (BYOM) Karen Pharr Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H124, J140
  If you’ve wanted to create wonderful crazy quilt blocks but wondered just how to get started, here’s your chance. Or maybe you’ve c More...
   
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Hands on Workshop StarBuilder™ Sensations Laura Murray Friday
3/30/12

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
H125, J141X
  Create sensational no-sew designs with Paintstiks®, StarBuilder™ stamps and fusible web.  Learn a breakthrough method which puts amazin More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Friday
3/30/12

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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Software Solutions to Embroidery Challenges: Perfect Lettering and Monograms Tamara Evans Friday
3/30/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
  If you’re not entirely confident about the different requirements for small lettering and large monogram embroideries, you are not alone. Regard More...
   
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Cracking the Measurement Code Lorraine Henry Friday
3/30/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Did you know your side seam measurement is the key to understanding measurement relationships? This is the definitive class on measuring for success i More...
   
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Little Miss Muffet Loves Her Ottomans, Foot Stools and Tuffets Karen Erickson Friday
3/30/12

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J132X
  Whether they’re out of shape or just need fresh new looks, discover quick and easy ways to rejuvenate ottomans, foot stools and tuffets by stit More...
   
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Life is Not a Dress Size Rita Farro Friday
3/30/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J133
  Rita believes every woman should understand her own body type, then learn to make the most of her 3 seconds – because that’s how long you More...
   
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Don't Stop...You're Nearly Done! Connie Spurlock Friday
3/30/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J134
  Finish it! You don’t have to be stuck once your top is stitched. Finishing your quilt and binding it can be easy and successful. See several way More...
   
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Hands on Workshop In the Hoop Trapunto Table Runner Chris Dolinar Friday
3/30/12

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J135X
  Give your machine embroidery a trapunto look, then add a border with perfectly mitered corners and backing in no time at all. Guaranteed! At the en More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Signature Seams II Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/30/12

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J139X
  The Butt Seam and the Raised Pintuck Seam complete the set of signature seams most often found in Cynthia’s garments, adding just the right touc More...
   
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Face Lift for Your Dining Chairs Karen Erickson Friday
3/30/12

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K148X
  Updating a dining room can be as simple as creating slipcovers for your chairs! Choose a bright color fabric to add drama, a floral to soften a room, More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Modern Welt Pocket Gail Yellen Friday
3/30/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K151X, L167
  This essential of retro-look construction is also a glamorous and creative addition to a wide variety of garments and sewing projects. Learn to constr More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Mitered Corners, Fussy-Cutting and More Nelly Vileikis Friday
3/30/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K153X, L169
  This dynamic Attic Windows quilt brings together lessons in fussy-cutting (the motifs), mitering corners (sashes have mitered corners) and the key to More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hexagon Spiderweb II (BYOM) Debby Kratovil Friday
3/30/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K154X, L170
  Nothing spooky about this spiderweb! Sew two strips together and then cut into 60 degree triangle shapes to create a fabulous - and very easy - quilt. More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Have Scarf – Will Travel Barb Callahan Friday
3/30/12

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K155X
  This scarf looks elegant but in it are hidden pockets that enable you to carry important items. Learn an easy way to insert zippers in some of the poc More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Creative Stenciling Dusty Farrell Friday
3/30/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
K156X, L172
  This is a class great for everyone who loves to quilt. Dusty will show you how to make your own stencils. You will use a stencil burner to make your o More...
   
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Fitting Your “Hanger” Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/30/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  Clothes hang from the shoulders and base of the neck. When the garment does not reflect the angles of your shoulders and the contour of your upper ba More...
   
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The Bias That Binds Pattie Otto Friday
3/30/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
  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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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/30/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  Get comfortable with your serger! Control serger tensions with a formula that works on any serger and see factors that affect stitch quality plus some More...
   
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Yoga Pants: Beyond the Exercise Class Peggy Sagers Friday
3/30/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K149
  The most comfortable pant is now the most versatile. Discover just how easy it is, starting with different waistbands including the fold-over, shirre More...
   
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Sew It Tiny…Sew It Grand…Sew It Perfect! Connie Spurlock Friday
3/30/12

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K150
  Yes we are talking about paper piecing --- the technique with the perfect pattern so the stitcher doesn't need years of expertise to get it right. Ma More...
   
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Hands on Workshop eReader Sleeve Kathy Stachowicz Friday
3/30/12

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K152, L168, M184
  Create this unique and trendy quilted cover/sleeve using simple and quick piecing techniques. The final touches include quilting with a twist and a un More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Beauty in the Pines Wool Applique Tablemat Dorothy Koldeway Friday
3/30/12

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K157, L173, M189
  Get your hands busy learning dimensional applique as you combine the beauty of hand-dyed wools with simple hand embroidery stitches in this pretty car More...
   
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Jacket Up: The Details Emma Seabrooke Friday
3/30/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  The most comfortable, packable, easy-to-wear jackets are made from knits. See just how to complete the looks you love, as Emma demonstrates all the kn More...
   
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Designing on Screen: An Artist’s True Confessions Kim Montagnese Friday
3/30/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  As a self-named ‘techno-dufus’, Kim’s approach could be the perfect introduction to this amazingly creative software for the rest of More...
   
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Fitting the Four Bs Lorraine Henry Friday
3/30/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  Bellies, boobs, butts and backs…. the four most fit-worthy areas on the body. Too much, too little, no matter! Following the sequence in this & More...
   
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I Adore My Ruffler! Debra Justice Friday
3/30/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  It pleats and gathers fabric (and trims) quickly and easily, and it really can gather and attach a ruffle in a single step. An engineering marvel, th More...
   
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Mastering Machine Embroidery Diane Gloystein Friday
3/30/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165
  Creating flawless, innovative machine embroideries has little to do with chance and absolutely everything to do with understanding. Discuss techniques More...
   
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Crazy About Sewing Mary Mulari Friday
3/30/12

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L166
  The most frequent guest on PBS television's Sewing with Nancy shares her latest collection of projects to inspire and boost your sewing creativity wit More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Tube Piecing Holice Turnbow Friday
3/30/12

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L171, M187
  Make your easy and striking quilt blocks in no time using the Tube Quilting technique. Strips are cut and sewn together into sets and the sets sewn to More...
   
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Just Zippers Cynthia Guffey Friday
3/30/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  Learn about applications for all zippers, including back neck, side inset, skirt, pants mock fly and decorative, exposed zippers. Step-by-step instru More...
   
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Alteration Business Know Power Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/30/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  Thinking of starting your own alteration business? Want to know what it takes? Learn to sell yourself first, and get a handle on all the basic requi More...
   
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20 Fast Ways to Sew Better Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/30/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  Obtain better results with these useful tips! Learn about fabrics, how they can help or hinder your project, how to understand ease and fit preferenc More...
   
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Extreme Embroidery* Susan Clark Friday
3/30/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  So…… how would you set up for embroidery on wood, real or synthetic leather, paper, a camp chair or a bath mat? Get the lowdown on all kin More...
   
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Making It Work: 5 Great Sheath Dress Looks Peggy Sagers Friday
3/30/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M181
  One of Fall’s best wardrobe mainstays is the sheath dress. Learn about five different styles and how to make them work for you. The sheath dres More...
   
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Make It…Sell It...Prof-It Connie Spurlock Friday
3/30/12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M182
  Want to bring in a little extra cash with your creativity? Some of the decisions you make will mean the difference between seeing a profit and watchi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pieced and Appliqued in the Hoop Cindy Losekamp Friday
3/30/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
  Stretch your ideas about what your embroidery hoop can do when you join Cindy for piecing in the hoop and embroidered applique…all in one great More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Suzanne Wrap Emma Seabrooke Friday
3/30/12

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
N200X
  Suzanne always wrapped you in her warmth and made you feel like a beautiful person -- as does this wrap named for her. Make the wrap with two rectangl More...
   
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Hands on Workshop It’s Got Everything Appliqué Sampler Nelly Vileikis Friday
3/30/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N201X, P217
  These three blocks impart the basics of creating delightful fusible applique designs, and offer all the shapes – inside and outside curves, stra More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Designing Draperies 101 Karen Erickson Friday
3/30/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218
  Understand pleated draperies, including cutting the fabric and lining, hemming the lining, side hems, and more. Explore the range of beautiful pleat More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Aprons with Attitude Marty Moon Friday
3/30/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N203X, P219
  Get acquainted with today’s laminated fabrics and how to work with them as you make this handy gardening apron. With perfectly placed pockets a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Wardrobe Strategy: Color Solutions Carol Steinbrecher Friday
3/30/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N204X, P220
  Complementary or contrasting? Neutrals, “pops”, or bold, bodacious colors? Stripes or swirls? You know how to put colors together for q More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Make It Tonight, Wear It Tomorrow! Kathy Ruddy Friday
3/30/12

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N205X, P221
  Learn to draft, fit, and construct a flirty, swingy and oh-so-flattering bias-cut skirt in as little as 45 minutes. Choose your favorite skirt length More...
   
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The Midwest YaYa Sisters Present: Creative Makeovers, Great Gifts and Sewing Stunners Rita Farro and Mary Mulari Friday
3/30/12

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
N193XY
  Prepare for laughter and inspiration as Rita Farro and Mary Mulari take center stage. Share their sewing know-how, homegrown practicality and stories More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Putting on the Glitz: Hand Beading in Surface Design June Colburn Friday
3/30/12

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N198, P214
  From bridal gowns to beautiful scarves, tutus to t-shirts, contemporary quilts to home décor, shimmery beads provide the ultimate finishing touch More...
   
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Home Dec Business Karen Erickson Saturday
3/31/12

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226X
  Explore turning your love of sewing and creativity into a BUSINESS. Get an overview of the industry, business fundamentals, wholesale vs. retail, pric More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Stuffed Embroidery Workshop Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/31/12

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q231X
  Embroider an adorable little baby blanket, so soft you won’t want to give it up! Besides learning how to create Stuffed Embroidery – the More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Cover Hem Workshop Gail Yellen Saturday
3/31/12

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  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 Improvisational Adventure Quilt Debby Kratovil Saturday
3/31/12

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  Go beyond cookie-cutter quilt patterns and explore a new level of adventure quilting! The process is fun for the quilter who is not timid about cuttin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Yoga-Pant Fitting Peggy Sagers Saturday
3/31/12

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  Custom-fit a pair of comfortable, great-looking yoga pants and leave ready to sew like crazy! Yoga pants, pre-constructed in all sizes, are ready for More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Basic Machine Quilting Holice Turnbow Saturday
3/31/12

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
  Practice improves skill and confidence; starting with the right foot, supplies and tools useful to good machine quilting helps too. These first step More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Painted Blocks Laura Murray Saturday
3/31/12

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Using Paintstiks®, stamps and fusible web, explore Laura’s “Stackers” technique, which creates the intricately detailed appearan More...
   
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Machine Quilting 101: Getting Ready Nelly Vileikis Saturday
3/31/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  Explore the basic language, tools and supplies for great machine quilting including battings, needles, threads, machine feet and other tools which pa More...
   
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Fitting the Four Bs Lorraine Henry Saturday
3/31/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Bellies, boobs, butts and backs…. the four most fit-worthy areas on the body. Too much, too little, no matter! Following the sequence in this & More...
   
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Fabulous Feet Debra Justice Saturday
3/31/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  Sewing machine feet help you sew better. Learn to use the overcast, shirring, rolled hem, pintuck, piping, bias tape, fringe, Teflon®, flower sti More...
   
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Surface Design: East Meets West June Colburn Saturday
3/31/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229
  The fun frontier in fabric today is designing your own! Whether on cotton for quilts or silk for fabulous art quilts and clothing, it’s all abo More...
   
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Re-do, Renew: Frogging Barb Callahan Saturday
3/31/12

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q230
  Your old sweaters and tee shirts can become new again in no time. You’ll love the ‘green-ness’ of your new garments and bags create More...
   
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Perfecting Neckline (and Collar) Fit Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/31/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  Patterns are graded in the neck area at the same ratio as the remainder of the garment, often resulting a neckline that is too large and/or too low, w More...
   
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Breaking Down the Borders Kim Montagnese Saturday
3/31/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242
  Triangles, circles, wonky strips…..appliqued, pieced, undulating or pointed. Constructed with as much thought and design sense as the quilts th More...
   
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How to Sew Elastic for Comfortable Clothes Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/31/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  Learn how to pick and measure elastic, adjust your pattern and apply elastic four different ways to waists on pants, shorts and skirts. Includes basi More...
   
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Wardrobe Strategy: Ensemble Solutions Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
3/31/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  Take your wardrobe beyond where it is today. Learn the basics of design to find your fabulous figure flattering best. Trigger you imagination, elimi More...
   
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The Bias That Binds Pattie Otto Saturday
3/31/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R245
  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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Knit Fit: Tees Emma Seabrooke Saturday
3/31/12

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R246
  Tees are great to wear and easy to fit – once you’ve learned how to do it. Watch Emma demonstrate alterations for correcting shoulder lin More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilted Cosmetic Bag Chris Dolinar Saturday
3/31/12

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R247X
  Texture and dimension are the current buzzwords in all kinds of sewing projects. Learn just how easy it is to add texture in your embroidery as you m More...
   
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Constructing Contemporary Knits Emma Seabrooke Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  You have a perfectly fitting tee and pants pattern, now you want to make a zillion of each. See just how to do everything right as Emma demonstrates More...
   
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Notions Commotion Kim Montagnese Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  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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What Comes First in Fit? Lorraine Henry Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  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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Modern Sewing: Trends in Haberdashery Debra Justice Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  Explore contemporary takes on vintage embellishment techniques. Includes shabby chic frayed cotton roses, amazing washable roses using any type of fa More...
   
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Quilting as Desired Holice Turnbow Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S261
  Don’t know what motif to use on your quilt? Stuck on just one section? Explore the process of selecting designs and adjusting various quilting More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Radical Rulers Drawing Workshop Dusty Farrell Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S262, T278
  Master the art of using rulers and templates for quilting with your longarm, midarm, home machine or for hand quilting. Dusty will work his one of a k More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Walk Before You Run: Walking Foot Machine Quilting Jane Plisga Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  For beginning machine quilters or those who feel like beginners! Start by using the walking foot for quilting in ways you never thought possible. Pro More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Crazy for Quilting Kathy Stachowicz Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  Create another popular traditional quilt pattern in hours, not days! Adapted for the serger, this quilt is easy and fun, especially with the sashing More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Easy Curves Nelly Vileikis Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  If you can stitch an accurate ¼" seam, you will quickly master Nelly’s easy process for perfect curves while designing and constructing thi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Graffiti Vest (BYOM) Barb Callahan Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  Your partially cut kit made up of gorgeous luxury fabrics will allow YOU to be the artist. Learn to work with large graphic prints in ways that are to More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Don’t Get Into a Bind Connie Spurlock Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X
  This simple hands-on workshop will be fun, since learning the ins and outs of binding is really quite easy. Cover strip binding, bias binding (learn More...
   
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Hands on Workshop The Affordable Tennis Bracelet Ellen Osten Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X
  Talk about bling! Your wrist will sparkle with more than 100 crystals as you leave class wearing this impressive and fun bracelet. Enjoy your time le More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Sweatshirt Conversion Prep Workshop Cindy Losekamp Saturday
3/31/12

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  Here’s your chance to bring a sweatshirt you’ve been meaning to turn into an artful jacket to class and get started. Learn the proper meth More...
   
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Artful Pairings for Great Garments Cynthia Guffey Saturday
3/31/12

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  The pairing of fabric and pattern is an art unto itself. Discuss when your fabric must forgive you for choosing a particular pattern or construction More...
   
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Alterations: All Zipped Up Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
3/31/12

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  Zippers! We’ve got a love/hate relationship with them. So many of our garments include them but what happens when they don’t work? Repa More...
   
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Tummy Tuck Jeans and Slacks Kathy Ruddy Saturday
3/31/12

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  Look 10 pounds slimmer and 10 years younger when 'magic' fabric and special pockets team up to flatten your tummy and lift your butt. Learn to adjust More...
   
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Fitting Yourself by Yourself Peggy Sagers Saturday
3/31/12

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  Everyone says you need a fitting buddy for truly great fit. Better to have one person who knows what they are doing, then 2 who do not! Learn what to More...
   
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Pucker Up Your Machine Embroidery Pattie Otto Saturday
3/31/12

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T277
  Add texture to your embroidery with simple, yet elegant embroidery techniques coupled with the new steam and shrink stabilizers. Discuss design selec More...
   
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