Cincinnati, OH

Expo Stage Presentations

 

See your favorite sewing and quilting designers and personalities show what's new and trending. Catch all the excitement as you enjoy fashion revues, trunk shows, demonstrations and presentations from the premier experts across the nation. FREE with your General Admission ticket. 

 

Thursday

9:30 Sewing for your Little Ones | Sis Hutchison of Martha Pullen Company  
 11:15 Three Core Patterns, One Great Wardrobe | Carrie Emerson of Fit for Art Patterns
 1:00 Fit for Hollywood | Joe Vecchiarelli of French European Dress Forms & Sewing Supplies 
 1:45 Put Some Swag in Your Bag | Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu
2:30 Creative Grids New & Favorites | Karen Benke of Little Red Quilt House
3:15
Denim Upcycle & Recyle | Cindy Losekamp of Sew Artfully Yours
4:00
Sewing Tools for Comfortable Clothes | Kathy Ruddy of KathyRuddy.com
5:15
Super Prize Drawing  

 

Friday

 

9:30 Sewing for your Little Ones | Sis Hutchison of Martha Pullen Company   
10:30 Embellishments that Add Art to Your Projects | Barb Callahan of Barb Originals
12:00 The Prolific 10 Degree Ruler | Connie Spurlock of Sew Wonderful Dreams
1:00 Mountain Mist Historical Quilts Trunk Show | Linda Pumphrey
2:00 Fit for Hollywood | Joe Vecchiarelli of French European Dress Forms & Sewing Supplies
3:00
A Whole Lot of "Sweatshirtin" Going On! | Cindy Losekamp of Sew Artfully Yours
4:00
The Making and Use of a Sloper | Lorraine Henry for Conselle
5:15 Super Prize Drawing

 

Saturday

 

9:30 Sewing for Your Little Ones | Sis Hutchison of Martha Pullen Company    
10:30 Fit for Hollywood | Joe Vecchiarelli of French European Dress Forms & Sewing Supplies
11:15 Creative Grids New & Favorites | Karen Benke of Little Red Quilt House
12:00 Three Core Patterns, One Great Wardrobe | Carrie Emerson of Fit for Art Patterns
1:00 Sewing Tools for Comfortable Clothes | Kathy Ruddy of KathyRuddy.com
2:00 The Foundation Experience: Foundation Piecing Made Easy | Nancy Wiggins & Bob Coon of Seams Sew Easy
3:45
Sewing's Next Generation: Youth Fashion & Project Show
4:15
Super Prize Drawing

 

 

A Whole Lot of "Sweatshirtin'" Going On!

Cindy Losekamp Sew Artfully Yours
Come see the "Queen of Sweatshirts" latest innovations. We just can't help but love playing with sweatshirts and what we can turn them in to. They're comfortable to wear and oh so easy to work with. You'll see ideas to use with appliqué, embroidery, quilted pieces, vintage treasures, denim and ways to dress them up and down.

 

Creative Grids New and Favorites

Karen Benke of Little Red Quilt House
Come learn about Creative Grids Rulers and why they are the best quilting tools. Karen will teach you about the rulers and her favorites too!

 

Denim Upcycle & Recycle
Cindy Losekamp of Sew Artfully Yours

Cindy has the hardest time throwing out old pairs of jeans. I bet you do too! This is the class to inspire you to actually use them. Purses, shirts, quilts, hoodies, sweatshirts and so much more. You just won't believe what you can do with those precious jeans full of memories.

 

Embellishments that Add Art to Your Projects
Barb Callahan of Barb Originals
Barb has many embellishments techniques that she will show you how to optimize while completing your projects.

 

Fit for Hollywood

Joe Vecchiarelli of French European Dress Forms & Sewing Supplies
Joe is a fit specialist for Dancing with the Stars as well as for many other celebrities from television. Joe will share his experiences of fitting the stars and offer fitting tips that you can use at home so you too can have the fit of the stars!


Mountain Mist Historical Quilts Trunk Show
Linda Pumphrey

Join Linda Pumphrey as she showcases a beautifully curated collection of charming quilts from her book Mountain Mist Historcial Quilts: 14 Mid-Century Quilts Made New. These impressive quilts were inspired by vintage art deco-inspired designs, intricate appliques and traditional blocks – stitched this time with current fabrics and techniques.

 

Sewing for Your Little Ones
Sis Hutchison of Martha Pullen Company
Don’t miss this wonderful, inspirational trunk show of adorable babies’ and children’s clothing. See beautiful garments from Children’s Corner Patterns, Creations by Michie' and also a Martha Pullen Licensed Teacher curriculum. Discover how much difference adding a little trim here, a little lace there, a perfect button and a coordinating fabric trim will make to a special outfit. You’ll be stitching up memorable and well-loved clothes for your own ‘littles’ in no time!

 

Sewing's Next Generation: Youth Fashion & Project Show
This fashion and trunk show featuring students ages 9 – 18 years of age will be SEW much fun! Get an insight into the interests and talents of our newest sewing enthusiasts as they show off their latest accomplishments. Whether it hangs in the closet, hangs on a wall or hangs out on beds and sofas, the creativity involved will inspire audiences of all ages. Don’t miss it! (If you know a young person who might like to participate, please call 800-699-6309 or click here for more information.)

 

Sewing Savvy...What it Takes
Judy Phillips of Sew Deja Vu  

Calling all new and experienced sewists and quilters! Join Judy Phillips for a presentation on the must-know essentials of all projects. After hearing her invaluable techniques, your projects will never be the same.

 

Sewing Tools for Comfortable Clothes
Kathy Ruddy of KathyRuddy.com
Learn how to use Kathy’s techniques combined with her favorite notions to make your creative process fun and successful! Watch Kathy Ruddy as she models her wardrobe and shows you when and where she used her favorite sewing tools to create them.

 

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

 

The Foundation Experience: Foundation Piecing Made Easy
Nancy Wiggins & Bob Coon of Seams Sew Easy
See the steps to make foundation piecing quick, easy and more enjoyable. Multiple examples will be displayed to inspire you to try your own exploration of the foundation experience.

 

The Making and Use of a Sloper
Lorraine Henry for Conselle
Learn how to make a sloper and use it as a design tool as well as a fitting tool. See how easy it is to make a different skirt style from your basic straight skirt. Learn how to create your own princess line bodice from your fitted basic bodice pattern.

 

The Prolific 10 Degree Ruler
Connie Spurlock of Sew Wonderful Dreams
10 Degree Ruler project speed - Wow! You won't believe all the options available to you when using this wonderful ruler. Cut and piece over 200 pieces of fabric in an hour or less. Quilts, table runners, placemats, centerpieces, Christmas tree skirts, sweatshirt jackets are just some of the many project options. Come see for yourself.

 

Three Core Patterns, One Great Wardrobe

Carrie Emerson of Fit For Art Patterns  

Create a modern wardrobe for all seasons and occasions from three core patterns. Carrie Emerson of Fit for Art Patterns will present a trunk show of possibilities illustrating that a little imagination can lead to an entire wardrobe of great fitting styles.

       
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