Minneapolis, MN

The Spot Demonstrations

 

See your favorite sewing and quilting designers and personalities show what's new and trending. Catch all the excitement as you get up close for how-to demonstrations in The Spot – a more intimate setting. 

FREE with your General Admission ticket.

 

Thursday

 11:15 Embroidery's Greatest Moments | John Deer of John Deer's Adorable Ideas
12:00 Sewing for Your Little Ones | Kathy McMakin of Martha Pullen Company
 1:00 Creative Grids: New and Favorite | Karen Benke of Little Red Quilt House
 1:45 Sparkle it Up! | Cindy Losekamp of Sew Artfully Yours 
 2:30 Color Your Fabric with Paintstiks | Laura Murray with Laura Murray Designs
3:15
Let's Talk About YOUR Fitting Questions and Frustrations | Lorraine Henry for Conselle 

 

Friday

 

11:15 Nine Nifty Notions | Karen Benke of Little Red Quilt House
12:00 Let's Talk About YOUR Fitting Questions and Frustrations | Lorraine Henry for Conselle
1:00 Color Your Fabric with Paintstiks | Laura Murray with Laura Murray Designs
1:45 Embroidery's Greatest Moments | John Deer of John Deer's Adorable Ideas

 

Saturday

 

10:30 Sewing for Your Little Ones | Connie Palmer Martha Pullen Company 
11:15 Embroidery's Greatest Moments | John Deer of John Deer's Adorable Ideas
12:00 Let's Talk About YOUR Fitting Questions and Frustrations | Lorraine Henry for Conselle
1:00 Embroidery, Embellishment and Beyond! | Cindy Losekamp of Sew Artfully Yours
2:30 Color Your Fabric with Paintstiks | Laura Murray of Laura Murray Designs

 

 

 

Color Your Fabric with Paintstiks
Laura Murray of Laura Murray Designs
Transform your fabric into exactly what your project needs by discovering how to easily transfer color and pattern using paintstik techniques suitable for any skill level.

 

Creative Grids: New and Favorite
Karen Benke of Little Red Quilt House
Learn about the benefits of using Creative Grids Rulers for all your quilting needs. Karen will show all her favorites, including the newest ones on the market. Everyone who attends the demo will receive a free handout.

 

Embroidery, Embellishment and Beyond!
Cindy Losekamp of Sew Artfully Yours
Enjoy learning how to be creative with your machine in this jam packed session. You’ll see how to transform a sweatshirt into wearable art, make quilts on the embroidery machine. Stretch your creativity and your skills!

 

Embroidery’s Greatest Moments
John Deer of John Deer’s Adorable Ideas
Embroidery’s Greatest Moments; Past and Present. As a third generation embroiderer, John has personally witnessed great advances in the industry. This historical account will highlight the greatest advancements over the last seventy years and how they related to the machines, software, decisions and education available today.

 

Let’s Talk About YOUR Fitting Questions and Frustrations
Lorraine Henry for Conselle
A time to ask your questions and get answers to any fitting problem/alteration, so you can see a solution. This is your chance to cover topics not addressed in classes.

 

Nine Nifty Notions
Karen Benke of Little Red Quilt House
Please join Karen for all of her latest quilting “notions”. Notions – in this case a play on words – means Karen wants to share nine nifty ideas with you to make your quilting area more organized, even as you take your quilting to the next level.

 

Sewing for Your Little Ones
Connie Palmer and Kathy McMakin 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! 

 

Sparkle it Up!
Cindy Losekamp of Sew Artfully Yours
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 ways to add a little or a lot of glitz to your world. Find out what’s new in the embroidery world along with some new products too! Lots to see and experience.

           
Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.